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Job Offer Letter Sample


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When a company offers a candidate a job, the offer will typically be formalized with a job offer letter even though you may have been verbally offered the job over the phone or in-person.

A job offer letter includes the position the candidate has been offered, the salary, the starting date, and information on employee benefits and retirement programs.

The following is an example of a job offer letter.

Job Offer Letter Sample

Mr./Ms. Last Name
City, State, Zip

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name,

ABCD company is pleased to offer you the position of Assistant Director, Customer Relations. Your skills and experience will be an ideal fit for our customer service department.

As we discussed, your starting date will be February 1. The starting salary is $42,000 per year and is paid on a weekly basis. Direct deposit is available.

Full family medical coverage will be provided through our company's employee benefit plan and will be effective on March 1. Dental and optical insurance are also available.

ABCD offers a flexible paid-time off plan which includes vacation, personal, and sick leave. Time off accrues at the rate of one day per month for your first year, then increases based on your tenure with the company.

Eligibility for the company retirement plan begins 90 days after your start date.

If you choose to accept this job offer, please sign the second copy of this letter and return it to me at your earliest convenience. When your acknowledgement is received, we will send you employee benefit enrollment forms and an employee handbook which details our benefit plans and retirement plan.

We look forward to welcoming you to the ABCD team.

Please let me know if you have any questions or I can provide any additional information.


First Name Last Name
Director, Human Resources
ABCD Company


I hereby accept the Assistant Director, Customer Relations position.



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