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Sending a Job Offer: An Email Template

You’ve combed through countless resumes and cover letters, sat through hours and hours of interviews, and finally found the dream candidate you can’t wait to have on your team.

You’ve done the hard work, so let us make this next step easy, with an adaptable email template you can use to send over the job offer.


Offer from [company name]


Hi [name],

We have all really enjoyed speaking with you and getting to know you over the course of the last few weeks. The team and I have been impressed with your background and approach and would love to formally offer you a position as a [job title] at [company name].

We can offer you a [$X] annual base salary [bonus and equity information, if equitable]. We offer [benefits details] and [number of days] of vacation per year. We can discuss start dates based on what is possible on your end, but we’d be excited to have you start [as soon as possible / on XYZ date].

Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to discuss the offer in more detail. We would be thrilled to welcome you to the team!

[Your name]

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