If you have been through a long process of sending your CV or application, then waiting for an interview date and then waiting for news to be told that you have been offered the position that you wanted then its time to celebrate. Before celebrating though, it’s appropriate to send a letter accepting your new role and confirming your start date and anything that they need to know from you.
Usually when a company contacts you to offer you a position they will confirm salary, talk about a possible start date depending on your notice period if you have one and any other particulars that they require from you such as referee details, your Identification etc.
If you are looking at how best to write your acceptance letter, please see the below letter which you can use as an example. use this letter example if you are going to accept the job offer made by the employer.
Job Offer Acceptance Letter Example
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Mrs. A. Manager
Acceptance of the position of JOB TITLE
Thank you for offering me the position of JOB TITLE. I would gladly accept your kind offer and I am looking forward to joining COMPANY NAME.
In accordance with my terms and conditions of employment for my current role, I am required to give one months notice therefore my start date with you could be from DATE (this needs to be the Monday following your leave from your previous company). Please would you let me know if this fits in with your plans?
I have enclosed a copy of my ID and I will bring my passport in on my first day. I have also attached 2 recent referees which you can contact on my behalf.
Further to our conversation, I do not have any holidays booked this year so far.
Should you require any more information from me, please do not hesitate to contact me on TELEPHONE NUMBER and I will be happy to help.
I look forward to hearing from you and for joining COMPANY NAME.