Resignation Letter for a Promotion

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Here is an example of a resignation letter example to notify your employer that you are resigning for a job which is a promotion to a higher level position.

Resignation Letter Sample -  Job Promotion

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code
Your Phone Number
Your Email


City, State, Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

Next month, I will be resigning from my job as Sales Manager at Noonan & Co.

in order to take on a new position. I was recently offered a position as V.P. of Sales for another company, and unfortunately, it is not one I can decline, as the new job is the ideal next-step in my professional development. 

It has been a been a pleasure working with you, and I am deeply grateful for all of your assistance during my time at Noonan & Co. I learned a lot and I appreciate the time and effort you spent orienting me to a new job at a new company. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if there's anything at all I can do for you, during the remainder of my time here or in the months after. I would be happy to assist you in hiring a replacement or choosing one of my employees for a promotion to my position. I will be available this month to meet with you at any time, or you can contact me at 555-555-5555 or

Thanks so much for your understanding, and I hope that we can remain in touch as professionals in the future.



Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name

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