Letter Accepting a Job Offer
Congratulations! You've been offered a job. Don't just stand there smiling — do something. First, of course, you have to decide whether to accept it. Jump ahead a bit and take a look at Chapter 17 to get help making your decision. Once you've decided this job is right for you, inform your future employer of your decision in writing. Thank her for the offer and tell her that you can't wait to get started. Then confirm the terms of the offer. This will help you avoid future misunderstandings.
22-B Liam Street
El Segundo, CA 90245
January 15, 2007
Director of Marketing
5 Preston Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Dear Ms. Quinlan,
Thank you for offering me a job as a marketing assistant at SoCal Corporation. I am accepting your offer and look forward to working with you.
As we discussed last week, my start date will be February 1st. The terms of the offer are as follows:
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., with additional hours possible at least two days each week
Vacation/Personal Days: Two weeks' vacation and three personal days per year
Please let me know if that information is correct. I am enclosing the completed forms you sent to me.