How do you respond to a job offer without accepting it?

We can respond to a job offer without accepting it by temporarily declining the job offer and asking for a grace period of two to seven days before making a decision. We can do this by expressing gratitude, explicitly mentioning the amount of time needed, and ending the message positively.

How do you acknowledge receipt for job offer?

I understand the terms of the offer, and will be able to give you my response by your requested deadline of February 16. I appreciate your allowing me ample time to consider your offer so as to be sure my decision will be in the best interests of both my career goals and the needs of your organization.

What to say when you received an offer?

Examples of what to say

  • “Thank you so much for the opportunity! I look forward to working with your company and helping grow the business. …
  • “Thank you for the job offer! This is such a great opportunity with your company. …
  • “Thank you so much for your time and for the opportunity to work with your company.

How do you respond to a job offer nicely?

Thank you for your time on the phone yesterday. I was delighted to receive your formal offer today for the role of [Job Title] at [XYZ company]. I am happy to officially accept your offer of employment. I look forward to joining your team.

Can you accept a job offer and then back out?

Yes. Technically, anyone can turn down a job offer, back out of a job already started, or renege on an acceptance at any point. Most states operate with what is called “at will employment.” This means the employee and the employer are not in a binding contract. However, there is a caveat to this.

How do you acknowledge a job offer via email?

Dear Mr/Ms {Recipient’s Name}, I would like to thank you for the job offer of {Title} that has been offered to me. It makes me more than happy to be able to work for {Company’s name}. Please consider this email as my formal acceptance letter.

Should you accept a job offer immediately?

When do you need a response?” While being respectful of the employer’s time, it is perfectly acceptable to take one to two business days to make sure you fully understand the offer. If they ask you to respond immediately, ask politely if you can have 24 hours to review the terms.