Pengertian, Struktur, dan Contoh Thank You Letter (Surat Ucapan Terima Kasih) dalam Bahasa Inggris

Pengertian, Struktur, dan Contoh Thank You Letter (Surat Ucapan Terima Kasih) dalam Bahasa Inggris

Hai, Scholars… Surat apa saja yang sudah kalian baca? Apology letter, confirmation letter, inquiry letter, and any others? Uhm… Scholars, masih banyak lagi jenis surat dalam bisnis seperti thank you letter. So, untuk apa sih? Yuk simak yuk!

Baca juga: Jasa Penerjemah Tersumpah

A. Pengertian Thank You Letter

Thank you letter adalah sebuah surat ucapan terima kasih yang bertujuan untuk memberikan suatu hubungan yang erat. (hubungan macam apa nih?) Well, hubungan yang dimaksud yakni keterikatan dalam bekerja sama dengan perusahaan lain.

Thank you letter dapat digunakan dalam proposal yang diterima pada saat seseorang bersedia datang mengisi seminar, atau berterimakasih kepada relawan yang telah mau membantu dalam acara yang diselenggarakan. Ada beberapa hal yang harus diperhatikan dalam menulis thank you letter, yakni bersikap jujur, isi yang padat, jelas, tepat, sesuai, gunakan bahasa yang sopan, dan kirim sesegera mungkin.

B. Struktur Thank You Letter

Berikut adalah struktur thank you letter (surat ucapan terima kasih):

  1. Nama penerima
  2. Alamat penerima
  3. Tanggal
  4. Nama penulis
  5. Alamat penulis
  6. Salam pembuka atas ucapan terima kasih
  7. Isi tentang rencana ke depan dan kebaikan yang didapat secara detail
  8. Salam penutup yang diakhiri dengan suatu apresiasi
  9. Tanda tangan penulis

Baca juga: Pengertian, Struktur, dan Contoh Confirmation Letter (Surat Konfirmasi) dalam Bahasa Inggris

C. Contoh Thank You Letter

Berikut adalah contoh thank you letter (surat ucapan terima kasih), terdapat dua contoh yakni resmi (formal) dan semi resmi (informal):

1.Contoh surat ucapan terima kasih resmi (formal thank you letter):

Joseph Q. Applicant
123 Main Street
Anytown, CA 12345
555-212-1234
joesphq@email.com

May 21, 2020

Jane Smith
Director, Human Resources
Acme Office Supplies
123 Business Rd.
Business City, NY 54321

Dear Ms. Smith
Thank you so much for interviewing me for the open sales position. I appreciate the time you spent explaining the hiring process and how your training program works. You’re clearly very knowledgeable about sales and marketing.

I enjoy working in sales and believe I would be an excellent fit for the position. I love a challenge, and your innovative training program intrigues me.

As we discussed during the interview, my sales numbers at my current job increased by 50 percent over the past three years, and I was at the top of our sales force last year. I’m confident that combining my current experience with your training program will allow me to reach the top of your sales force as well.

Thank you again for taking the time to talk to me about the position. I believe I can benefit your company and look forward to meeting again soon. In the meantime, please let me know if you need any additional information.

Sincerely,
Your Handwritten Signature (for a hard copy letter)

Joseph Q. Applicant

2. Contoh surat ucapan terima kasih semi resmi (informal thank you letter):

Dear Madeline,

Thank you so much for your assistance in decorating the office for the holiday party. I know you stayed late to get everything in order, and I appreciate your dedication. The holiday party is an important opportunity for the whole team to socialize together. Having a great location and atmosphere is crucial to the experience and your help made it possible.
I look forward to working with you on many more successful events throughout your time at the company.

With gratitude,

Tyler Burke

References:
https://grammar.yourdictionary.com/grammar/writing/how-to-write-a-thank-you-letter.html
https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/business-thank-you-letter
https://jujubandung.wordpress.com/2012/11/09/surat-terima-kasih-bahasa-inggris/
https://www.thebalancecareers.com/thank-you-note-examples-2063979

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Baca juga: Pengertian, Struktur, dan Contoh Inquiry Letter (Surat Permohonan) dalam Bahasa Inggris

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