Sample Revising Job Offer: Can Accommodate an Alternative Letter

Revising Job Offer: Can Accommodate an Alternative

[DATE, ex. Wednesday, June 11, 1998]


John Smith

1234 First Street

Suite 567

Anycity, Anystate  85245]

Dear [NAME, ex. John Smith],

It was a pleasure to speak with you on [DATE, ex. Tuesday] regarding our job offer.  {ALTERNATIVELY, I thank you for your letter of [DATE, ex. June 5] regarding our job offer.}

Although we are unable to accommodate your request to [REQUEST, ex. increase your base salary to $42,000], I’m certain you will be pleased to hear that [STATE ALTERNATIVE, ex. we are willing to increase your performance bonus to 5% of your division’s sales].  [STATE WHY THIS ALTERNATIVE MAY BE BETTER, ex. Since this bonus is tied to sales, the potential is virtually unlimited.  Furthermore, based on your qualifications, I believe you have the ability to boost sales and earn a significant bonus.]

Allow me to confirm the terms of our revised offer:


o One-time signing bonus of $5,000

o Base salary of $42,000 per year

o Yearly bonus equal to 5% of your division’s accrued sales

o Three weeks of vacation per year

o Ten sick days per year

o Starting day of Monday, June 23, 1998]

I will be pleased to hold this offer for you for the next [X] days.  Please contact me before then so that we can confirm your acceptance.  Welcome to [STATE FIRM NAME, ex. ABC Co.]!


[YOUR NAME, ex. Jill Jones]

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