Informal job offer letter or email to candidates template

This template for informal job offer letter or email is for you to send to candidates when you want to make an offer for the position they applied to. This letter is as official as formal offer letter, but it is not as comprehensive. 

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Informal candidate job offer letter

How to send informal job offer letters or emails to candidates?

Sending offer letters and emails to candidates in a timely manner is extremely important for candidates experience as well as a better job acceptance rate.
Every job offer letter or email should include information such as
  • Salary
  • Benefits
  • Few details about company culture
  • Employee testimonials
  • Next steps for onboarding

Template for informal candidate job offer letter or email 

Dear [first name],
After reviewing your application, assessment tests and interviews, we are very pleased to inform you that we have decided to offer you a job as a [role title] at [company name].
In the case that you accept this offer, you will receive:
  • Annual gross salary of [$x]
  • A performance bonus
  • [x] days of annual paid time off
  • [x] days of sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement for career advancement courses and events
  • Free use of company’s facilities
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k/retirement plan
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home when appropriate
  • Childcare
  • [other benefits]
In order to formally accept our offer, please sign and date this letter and send it back to us by email until [date].
If you accept this offer, your start date will be the [date].
To remind you one more time about what is like to work at [company name], I have included some of our employee testimonials and stories.
I hope that you become a member of our team soon!
[Sender Name]

Need more HR and recruiting templates Informal candidate job offer letter? Check templates for Human Resources and templates for Recruiters.

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