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Employers letter making a job offer

This is a statutorily defined document.

A formal job offer is covered by the provisions of employment law.


Your Reference
Our Reference


I am pleased to inform you that you have been successful in your application for the position of (insert formal title of job).

We would like to make you a formal offer of employment for this position.

Your anticipated starting date is (insert time and date). Please report to (relevant supervisor, HR person) on this timeframe.

It is requested that you inform us of your acceptance of this offer by (insert date), and confirm the starting date.

Please bring with you:

ID (driver's license, passport).
Information for payroll purposes
Other (insert other requirements)

Please note:

  • If you wish to reject this job offer, please inform us accordingly at your earliest convenience.
  • If you would like to re schedule the starting date, please also advise us as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely


Optional paragraphs:

You may wish to include some specific information in relation to the job offer.

Salary and package details aren't obligatory, but things like OHS requirements or other relevant legal notifications for employees are appropriate, as follows:

  • Include salary and other package details in the text as a separate paragraph.
  • Include details of shifts, etc or other requirements of the position like safety gear for onsite attendance, etc, as a highlighted or italicized paragraph.


Please note:

  • This text is intended for advisory and guideline purposes only.
  • Any business letter can become a legal document, so check your content properly before issuing.
  • Any executable or statutorily defined document should be checked for compliance with legal requirements, and you should seek legal advice regarding its contents.