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25 Alternative Ways to Say “Looking Forward to Working with You”

25 Alternative Ways to Say “Looking Forward to Working with You”

In the workplace, you’ll sometimes be placed in teams or groups to work on a project or accomplish a goal. It is common courtesy and workplace etiquette to show your cooperation and willingness to work together.

The same is true for working on a new project with a new client, as a show of respect and dedication. The typical response of “Looking forward to working with you” is fine, but it doesn’t hurt to have more ways to say it.

That is what this post is all about, teaching you the other ways to say “Looking forward to working with you”. Here are 25 alternatives you can use when the moment arises:

 

8 ways to say it to your colleagues when you are new and want to show you are a good team player

 
Joining an already established team can be intimidating. They already know each other and their abilities, and already have a good workflow going.
 
Coming in as a newbie is all about proving yourself to the team. Here are some other ways to say “Looking forward to working with you” to let the team know you’re a real team player:
 

01“I’m happy to be a part of this team, and I eagerly anticipate your insights and input to help get me up to speed.”
 
This formal response to being put into a team for the first time is good to use when you’re working with older or more experienced colleagues. It shows respect.

 

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02“I’m so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this star-studded team. I won’t let you down!”
 
Use this when joining a team that is known for its great work and results. It’s good to use because it recognizes that the stakes are high.

 
 

03“This really is the big league! I’ll be bringing my A-game!”
 
This is another good one to use when you join a well-oiled team. It says that you won’t be dragging them down and that you will do your best to ensure success.

 
 

04“Alright, sounds like a plan! Let’s go, team!”
 
This is good to use when addressing all the team members after you learn you will be joining the team, for instance, in a meeting. This is best used in workplaces that aren’t too strict or are more casual.

 

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05“It’s so nice meeting all of you. I hope we get to learn more about each other while working on this project. “
 
It is good to use this when you are new to the company and are not familiar with your coworkers yet. This shows that you intend to build strong interpersonal relationships with them.

 
 

06“I know how important it is for this project to be a success so I’m all in!”
 
Use this when working on an important project that requires everyone to be on top of their game. It will help expel any doubt or hesitation your fellow colleagues might have about you joining the team.

 
 

07“Thank you for this great opportunity to collaborate on something so important! “
 
This is good to use when the project is a step up from your usual work duties and you feel like you have finally been given a shot to prove yourself to those in the company who are higher up than you. It lets your team know you take it seriously and will therefore be a good team member.

 

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08“I have a great feeling about this collaboration. This will be good for us all!”
 
This upbeat approach to joining the team sets a good first impression. It shows that you are excited and ready to do a good job.

 
 

8 ways to say “Looking forward to working with you” to colleagues when they are new and you believe that they will be a valuable addition to the team

 
When you are already in an established team, and it’s time for a new team member, it’s always a good idea to make that person feel welcomed. A great way to do so is by making it known that you think this person will be a valuable addition to the team.
 
Here are 8 ways to say “Looking forward to working with you” to a new team member:
 

09“I’m excited they paired me with you. “
 
This simple phrase is good to use when you are working as a duo, and you believe it was an excellent matchup.

 

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10“I have high expectations for this project because you’re our team leader. “
 
Use this when the team itself is new and you have faith in your team leader. It will be good for this person to hear since it can help to boost his/her confidence.

 
 

11“I can’t wait to work with you on this.”
 
This is good to say in passing when you just heard that someone will be joining your team.

  

 

12“I’m just happy to have you as our leader. I know you will steer this team where it needs to go. “
 
Use this when the new addition to the team is entering a leadership role. It’s good to use because it shows that person you believe in him/her.

 

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13“Having you on our team is very exciting. I saw what you did with [insert name of project], so I know we’ll be a great fit!”
 
This alternative way to say “looking forward to working with you” is best used when you already know what the person is capable of.

 
 

14“It’s about time they put us together to work on something! You’re one of the best in the business. “
 
This is a good way to say that you have been looking forward to working with this person for a long time because of how well they do their job.

 
 

15“It’s a real honor to be working with someone of your experience and caliber. I just know this will go perfectly.”
 
Use this as a sign of respect for what the person has been able to accomplish in his/her career. It shows that you feel comfortable working with him/her because you know that he/she knows what he/she is doing.

 

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16“I was very happy to learn that you will be joining our team. We’ve been looking for someone who’s up to the challenge for so long.”
 
This is good to use when you’ve been unable to find a good addition to the team, so the new member is like a blessing.

 
 

9 ways to say “Looking forward to working with you” to a new client before you get started on a new project

 
New clients bring in the cheese and help to make the company grow. When you start a new project with a new client, some good words are in order to set the tone for the relationship.
 
Use these alternative ways to say “Looking forward to working with you” to do just that:
 

17“It’s so nice to have you on board! I know this will be a success.”
 
This is good to use when you have been working on getting a client to partner with you. It says you have a lot of faith in the union.

 

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18“Welcome to our [insert name of company] family. You made the right choice! “
 
Use this when the market is very competitive and it takes a lot to convince the client to work with your company.

 
 

19“I’m looking forward to a long and prosperous venture together.”
 
This is good to use as a quick message or note to let the new client know you are excited about working together.

  

 

20“I already know this will be a profitable partnership. I can’t wait to see the results. “
 
It is good to use this when you know for a fact that you and this client will make a ton of money together, or make a lot of progress.

 

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21“It’s a pleasure to have you work with us. “
 
This is a simple way to say it in a more formal setting.

 
 

22“This project is going to thrive and flourish under both of our watches. “
 
Use this when the success of the project depends on equal effort from both of you.

 
 

23“Congratulations on the start of our new project! This is just as important to me as it is to you.”
 
It is best to use this when you wish to let the client know how much working together means to you and that you are equally dedicated to the success of the project.

 

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24“Thank you for bringing this to me. I will have a good time getting this done.”
 
This is a humble way to say it when you are already established and have tons of clients coming to you. It’s a great way to say you believe in the project or that it is refreshing compared to your usual tasks.

 
 

25“You made a great choice! I won’t disappoint!”
 
Use this when you know your client does not have much faith in you but is giving you a chance to prove yourself.

 
 

Conclusion

 
Teamwork makes the dream work. Hopefully, your collaboration will be a productive one.
 
Use these ways to say “Looking forward to working with you” to show admiration for a person’s work, or to send well wishes on a collaboration.