Declining an Offer

If you've decided not to accept a position that has been offered to you, you must officially decline the offer. Leaving the employer wondering can be detrimental to your reputation; you never know when they might pop up in your future. A phone call could sound like this:

Hello Ms. Hurvis, this is Jordan Hiett. I'm calling to let you know that, after careful consideration of your offer, I regret to inform you that I will not be accepting your offer for the position of __________.