Decline a Job Offer (Email Example)

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Email Template 1 (Pre-Written Email text)

Subject: Thank you

Hi {employer name},

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak with you today. I enjoyed our conversations and I am thankful for your time.

I am not sure that I would be able to accept your offer at this time. Again, thank you so much for considering me.


{recipient name}

Email Template 2 (Pre-Written Email text)

Subject: Decline a job offer

Dear {recipient name},

Thank you for offering me the position. I sincerely enjoyed our conversations and your company. Again, thank you for your time and consideration. I am sorry to say that I must decline the offer. Thank you once again for your understanding and time.

Sincerely, (sender name)

Email Template 3 (Pre-Written Email text)

Subject: Declining the offer

Dear {recipient name},

Thank you for considering me for your position. I really enjoyed our conversations and am grateful for your time.

I have decided to decline your offer as I have decided to pursue other opportunities.

I wish you the best of luck in finding a great candidate.


{recipient name}


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