More Recruitment Advertising Information

Advertising with CJS

Regardless of where you place your advert, online or in one of our publications, you can be guaranteed of a reaching a highly targeted audience of keen countryside, conservation and wildlife professionals. So which one should you choose?

  1. If your deadlines fit and you have some funds available we always recommend CJS Professional because this reaches all CJS readers in just one advert. Click Here for more details about CJS Professional.

  2. If your deadlines are not suitable for CJS Professional then CJS Weekly is best. Adverts are included in CJS Weekly AND online. Submit your advert here.

  3. If your budget is exhausted or if you're advertising for a volunteer then CJS Weekly free linage is the one for you, however please note that the free linage has the lowest response rate of all the options. Click Here for more details about free advertising in CJS Weekly. Submit your advert here.

  4. Voluntary posts are included as standard free linage in CJS Weekly and also online.  Click Here for more details about advertising voluntary posts. Submit your advert here.


General Information about CJS

Established in July 1994 as a jobs bulletin newsletter Countryside Jobs Service or CJS is the oldest such service for the countryside and conservation sectors.

Under the CJS banner there are two newsletters which carry recruitment advertising each with a different target audience.   CJS has an extensive, well used website,   Our readership is comprised of countryside, conservation and environmental professionals at all levels including those just starting in the profession.  

CJS is an ethical business publishing free and low cost information to promote countryside careers in the UK operating along social enterprise lines. 

CJS Weekly and the website also carry volunteer opportunities, apprenticeships and internship type roles. 

Our readers are across the UK.   The website is open access and does sometimes attract international readers. We advertise vacancies based anywhere in the UK.


logo: Countryside Management Association logo: Scottish Countryside Rangers Association

CJS is endorsed by and is the official jobs service for the ranger associations of Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

How to send copy to us:

Linage: as a text file by email. We will also accept submissions by post or fax.

Display: PDF (hi-res or print optimised) by email.

Logos: as GIF, JPEG or PDF by email.

Online submission is available for Regular adverts in CJS Weekly, Standard Free Linage adverts in CJS Weekly; adverts for Volunteers


Our advertisers say:

  • A fast, efficient service, we always get a good response to adverts with CJS. (Government Agency)

  • It's a simple but effective system for getting the advert out to the industry - sort of the 'Ronseal effect', straight forward and does exactly what it says on the tin! (County Wildlife Trust)

  • Applicants via CJS usually have a better idea of what the post entails. (Borough Council)

  • CJS adverts work well, it's good to advertise for staff without massive costs. (private country estate)

Also read our testimonials.

Our readers say:

  • It's an excellent publication. (Country Park)

  •  An excellent source of current job vacancies within the environmental sector, ranging from volunteers to directors.

  • CJS is the best thing since organic GM-free, Soil Association approved wholegrained sliced bread!


Anything else I should know?:

VAT will be added at standard rates.  Charities and organisation that do not pay VAT may send a completed Charity VAT Exemption Certificate and we will bill net of VAT. Click here for a blank certificate as a PDF file.

We offer a range of discounts and deals, click here for more information.


New advertisers will asked to pay for their advert before publication.


Display Ads which are NOT supplied as ‘Camera Ready Artwork’ will incur a surcharge of 50% of the cost of the ad (minimum £75). Sizes quoted are height x width and are the absolute maximum space permitted.

Recommended minimum text size within display adverts is 8 Point in Times New Roman or equivalent size.

We use only 100% recycled paper and envelopes.

Please read our Terms and Conditions online or by request.

NB: All prices quoted net of VAT which is chargeable at standard rates.

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