Sample Reply to Welcome Email for New Employee


When introducing a new team member, many companies will disseminate brief welcome emails with the new employee’s name, position and perhaps past experience. If you are wondering how to reply as the new employee or an existing team member, refer to our sample replies.


Sample Reply to Welcome Email For New Employee – As the New Team Member

  • Thank you, [name]! Looking forward to getting to know each of you.
  • Thanks, [name]! I’m very excited to be the newest addition to the growing team here at [company name].
  • Very excited to be here! Thanks for the warm welcome and support as I learn the ropes in my new position.
  • Thank you for the warm welcome. Just to add to what [name] said, I grew up in [city/state] and lived in [city] for the past [time]. I’m a big fan of [team or hobby] and  [other personal interest]. I look forward to meeting and getting to know all of you.
  • Thanks! I look forward to working with you all.


Sample Reply to Welcome Email For New Employee – As an Existing Team Member

  • Welcome to the team, [new employee name]. As a quick introduction, my name is [your name] and I’m a [position]. I’ve worked at [company] for [time]. If you need someone to grab lunch with this week, let me know and we can find a time to meet face to face!
  • Happy to have you on board, [new employee name]. I’ve been at [company] for the past [time]. Let me know if you want to grab coffee this week – we can go to [coffee shop name], a company favorite!
  • Welcome [name]! My name is [your name] and I work as the [your position]. I hope to be a friendly face during your first week – let me know if you want to grab lunch of coffee on [date].


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