Sample resignation letter executive director (7)

Sample resignation letter executive director

In this guide, we will see some sample resignation letter executive directors and useful templates when you have decided to leave your company.

Sample resignation letter executive director

A sample resignation letter as an executive director, assistant manager, restaurant manager, sales executive, board member, CEO, or any other job position at a company, follows almost the same format but you can add your personal touch to it.

Just as you may have had to write a cover letter to get the job and become an employee of the company, it is important you write a formal resignation letter to leave on a good note. 

Sample resignation letter executive director (7)

Remember always to check the notice period with your manager or HR department before you submit your resignation so you make sure you don’t breach any clause in your contract.

  1. Sample resignation letter executive director

Example from greatsampleresume.com:

“Dear Mr. Caldwell,

This letter is to inform you of my upcoming resignation from my position as executive director at Smith Communications. I am resigning due to personal reasons, and the effective date of my resignation will be July 15, 2014, so please accept this letter as my official two weeks’ notice. I truly regret any inconvenience this may cause to you or Smith Communications and wish to do all in my power to make this transition go smoothly.

During my final two weeks at Smith Communications, I will be pleased to either transfer responsibility where appropriate or train a replacement for my position. I will also personally notify the rest of the team of my intentions. If any further discussion is needed in regards to these points, please call me at (555)-555-5555 or email me at [email] I look forward to hearing from you.

I am grateful for the valuable experience and opportunities I have gained during my time at Smith Communications and feel confident that they will help me to achieve success in all of my future endeavors. I wish you, the rest of the staff and Smith Communications every success and hope that our paths may cross again some day. Thank you for your understanding in this matter.

Yours sincerely,

William Jones

William G. Jones

Executive Director

Smith Communications”

  1. Sample resignation letter executive director

Example from template.net:

“[DATE]

Dear Mr./Ms./Mrs. [RECIPIENT NAME],

I am writing this letter to inform you of my resignation from my position as Executive Director at [YOUR COMPANY NAME] due to [REASON], and the effective date will be [DATE 1]. Please accept this letter as my official [NUMBER] weeks’ notice. I apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause to you or the company and I will do whatever is necessary to make the transition go smoothly.

If any further discussion is needed with respect to the transition, please call me at [YOUR PHONE NUMBER] or email me at [YOUR EMAIL ID].

Thank you so much for all the support that the company has given me throughout the [NUMBER 1] years of my employment. I wish the company success in its future endeavors.

Regards,

[YOUR SIGNATURE]

[YOUR NAME]”

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  1. Sample resignation letter executive director (board of director)

Example from template.net:

“[DATE]

Dear [RECIPIENT NAME],

I am writing this letter to let you know that I am resigning from my position as a member of the Board of Directors from [YOUR COMPANY NAME] to be effective on [DATE 1].

I reached the decision of resigning from my post in the company due to [REASON].

It has been a pleasure on my end to serve as a board director and to contribute to the fulfillment of the company’s goals and objectives for the past [NUMBER] years. I am definite that the board will continue to bring success for the company in the future. 

Please do not hesitate to contact me using [YOUR PHONE NUMBER] or [YOUR EMAIL ID] if you have concerns, questions, or in need of assistance relevant to the transition time. 

Regards, 

[YOUR SIGNATURE]

[YOUR NAME]”

  1. Sample resignation letter executive director (company director)

Example from template.net:

“[DATE] 

Dear Mr. /Ms./Mrs. [RECIPIENT NAME],   

I am writing to convey that I will be resigning from my post of a company director of [YOUR COMPANY NAME]. My resignation will take effect immediately. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the company and the board for trusting my abilities in leading the company for almost [NUMBER]. 

I decided to resign from my post principally because of [REASON]. I am truly thankful for the assistance and support that you have given me. I hope that the company will earn more success and milestones in the years to come. 

Regards, 

[YOUR  SIGNATURE] 

[YOUR NAME]”

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  1. Sample resignation letter executive director

Example from template.net:

“[DATE]

Dear Mr./Ms./Mrs. [RECIPIENT NAME],

I am writing this letter to inform you of my resignation from my position as Executive Director at [YOUR COMPANY NAME] due to [REASON], and the effective date will be [DATE 1]. Please accept this letter as my official [NUMBER] weeks’ notice. I apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause to you or the company and I will do whatever is necessary to make the transition go smoothly.

If any further discussion is needed with respect to the transition, please call me at [YOUR PHONE NUMBER] or email me at [YOUR EMAIL ID].

Thank you so much for all the support that the company has given me throughout the [NUMBER 1] years of my employment. I wish the company success in its future endeavours.

Regards,

[YOUR SIGNATURE]

[YOUR NAME]”

  1. Sample resignation letter executive director (professional resignation letter)

Example from thebalancecareers.com:

“January 15, 2018

Ms. Margaret Manager

Chief Executive Officer

Acme Company

456 Main Street

Huntington, NY 12345

Dear Ms. Manager,

I am writing to notify you that I am resigning from my position as a Customer Service Manager with Acme Company. My last day of employment will be February 1.

I appreciate the opportunities I have been given during my time with your company, as well as your professional guidance and support.

I wish you and the company the best of success in the future.

If I can assist with the transition to my successor, please do let me know.

Very sincerely,

Signature (hard copy letter)

Jill Employee”

  1. Sample resignation letter executive director (sincere and appreciative)

Example from Example from thebalancecareers.com:

“Randall Jones

123 Main Street

Anytown, CA 12345

555-555-5555

randall.jones@gmail.com

September 1, 2018

Francesca Lee

Director

Stonewall & Co.

123 Business Rd.

Business City, NY 54321

Dear Ms. Lee:

I am writing to let you know that I will be resigning from my position next month. My last day at Stonewall & Co. will be September 30, 2018. Although I have very much enjoyed my time at the company, it is time for me to move on and take my career in a new direction.

Please accept my deepest gratitude for all you and our fellow colleagues have done for me during my tenure here. The assistance you’ve provided me with and the insight you’ve shared in our field is invaluable to me. I consider you a mentor on both a professional and personal level, and I have learned so much while working for you.

I will forever remember my time here.

If there is anything at all I can do to make this transition a smooth one, please do not hesitate to reach out. I would be more than happy to dedicate time to identifying an internal replacement or help you find an external candidate to replace me. Feel free to email me at randall.jones@gmail.com or call me at 555-555-5555 for anything you might need.

Once again, thank you so much for being a mentor, friend, and impeccable colleague during my time at Stonewall & Co. I do hope that we can stay in touch following my departure, and I look forward to seeing where your path takes you.

Sincerely,

Randall Jones”

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about sample resignation letter executive director

How do I write an executive letter of resignation?

If you need to write an executive letter of resignation, just keep it formal but friendly.

Should be in the form of a business letter, include some highlights of the time you work for your employer, thank them for the opportunity, keep it positive (no criticism or negative comments) and offer any assistance in the transition period.

What is the procedure for the resignation of the director?

Most likely the procedure for the resignation of the director position will involve giving notice in writing to your employer and the board.

Just make sure you mention your intention to resign and the reason why you are leaving, enclose a copy of your notice sent to your company and enclose proof of dispatch.

How do I write a professional resignation letter?

If you want to write a professional resignation letter, remember to keep it short and straight to the point.

Mention your intention to leave and your intended last day at your work considering the period notice.

Thank your employer for the opportunity and avoid including any negative comments or criticism against your employer or colleagues.

How do I resign nicely?

If you want to resign politely, make sure you have a conversation with your manager or boss before writing your resignation letter.

When writing your resignation, give your employer enough notice and avoid including any comments about your boss or colleagues.

In addition, offer any assistance in the turnover process and close your letter.

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References 

Greatsampleresume.com: “Executive Resignation Letter”

Template.net: “12+ Sample Director Resignation Letters”

Doyle, A. (2019, May.) Professional Resignation Letter Example. Retrieved from Thebalancecareers.com.

Doyle, A. (2019, Jul.) Sincere And Appreciative Resignation Letters. Retrieved from Thebalancecareers.com

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