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CJS Weekly

First Published:        July 1994

Availability:              On a subscription only basis.

Readership:              200 copies, c. 8,500 readers including every National Trust site, many RSPB and Wildlife Trust sites, university careers departments but mostly to individuals.  95% sent electronically.

Why choose CJS Weekly:    Offers highly targeted advertising.  Regular advertising is automatically included online.

Is the only publication to carry free recruitment advertising in the form of Free Linage, these are text adverts edited to the in-house style.    See a sample of a Free Linage advert. (NB free and enhanced linage adverts do not appear online)

Advert appears initially in CJS Weekly Update (main section), in following weeks in CJS Weekly: Existing Opportunities until edition nearest the closing date, therefore, no need to pay for multiple insertions.    

Published:     Every Friday except over Christmas and New Year.

Deadlines

Booking:  For artwork and paid adverts noon Thursday

Copy: 5pm Thursday (all adverts inlcuding free)

Online coverage: there is no automatic online coverage with free or enhanced free advertising however regular (paid) advertising is posted online in full.

  

Rates:

Free advertising:   

CJS Weekly is the only CJS publication to carry free recruitment advertising. See a sample of a Free Linage advert 

Free linage: basic details of your vacancy edited to the in house style.   Submit your FREE advert copy here

Please note: the free linage option does have the lowest response rate.

 

Enhance your free advert                                          Sample adverts

Add a logo                  20

Enhanced listing          20      Slightly different layout, bold heading.

 

Regular advertising     Includes online coverage.

Plain Linage     200 words or less 55, additional words at 25 per 100 (maximum 500)

Linage plus logo(s)      additional 45 per logo

NB: for both paid linage options, your text is not edited although the advert may be reformatted to fit the permitted space.

Include a video 45

 

Full display

Advert size

dimensions

(h x w, mm)

Cost

 

1/4

130 x 85

135

 

1/2

130 x 180

265

 

Full Page

270 x 180

530

 

 

Volunteers and unpaid posts. 50% discount off all advertising.  ALL including free adverts are posted online at: http://www.countryside-jobs.com/Jobs/Vols.htm   This is distinct from the main CJS Online jobs page.  Paid adverts receive a greater level of social media coverage.

 

Additional enhancement and promotion options

Promote your online advert:

Higher profile              30 per day     Links to your advert on CJS.

Additional promotion of more detailed tweet and Facebook postings and repeat listings in Daily Email.

Limits: maximum of 3 per week. CJS will list no more than 3 per day.  

Job of the Day           60 per day     Links direct to your advert.   Banner at top of job listings (here) for one day.

Sample:

Job of the Day: Monday 1 January

Countryside Ranger with CJS

CJS

Includes additional Twitter with image (you can supply the image or CJS will create one for you) and Facebook postings and highlighted in the Daily Email with your logo.

 

Limits: maximum of 1 banner per week. CJS will list no more than 3 per day.

More information here.

  

Suggested extra: Where deadlines permit add CJS Professional for less than 10% extra, see Professional for details

 

NB: all prices  + VAT at standard rate

 

Reader profile:  

Highest qualification achieved

GCSE / A level: 5%

BTEC: 8%

Degree: 70%

Masters or higher: 17%

 

Years of professional experience

Up to five years: 10%

6-9 years: 5%

10-14 years: 24%

15-19 years: 16%

Over 20 years: 45%

Next post preferred grade

Entry / starter: 16%

Main grade: 39%

Senior grade: 17%

Management level: 28%

 

Data from our autumn 2017 survey.

Posts of interest

Countryside Ranger / Warden and Countryside Officer posts are of interest to over 95% of the readership and form the main area of interest for 50%.

Environmental Education has is the main search for 21% and is of interest to 93%

Outdoor Education and adventure activity leadership is a recent addition and 20% of the readership would like to see more of this type of vacancy.

Ecology and biodiversity posts are of interest to 90% and the main focus for a third.

Arboriculture is of interest to a third and is the main focus for 10% and is of interest to three quarters of readers.

Rights of Way and access is the main search area for 16% and is of interest to 62% of readers.

Zoology and working with wildlife and animals (not research) is of interest to 70% of readers and animal handling and welfare (including zoos) is of interest to two thirds.

Rural regeneration project work has been requested by 65% of readers

Horticulture (gardeners) was also included after requests from readers and is of interest to 70% forming the main focus for 7%      

 

Our advertisers say:

  • We were extremely pleased with the response from our CJS advert and will definitely use it again. (private company)
  • Employed a very strong candidate who responded to our CJS advert. (National conservation charity)
  • Excellent service and the best option for small organisations, especially for part time and short term contracts where advertising is not always cost effective. CJS cuts out inappropriately qualified applicants. (Local biodiversity partnership)
  • Excellent service, speed with which ads can be placed is a definite bonus. (FT 100 company)
  • Response has been good and we have appointed good staff. (Heritage Coast)

 

100% of advertisers in CJS Weekly will use CJS again.*

59% of advertisers in CJS Weekly say the response is as good as other publications.*

41% of advertisers in CJS Weekly say the response is better than from other publications.*

61% of advertisers say the standard of applicants from adverts in CJS is higher than average.*

*Replies to CJS Biennial Advertisers Satisfaction Survey 2014.

 

Our readers say:

  • The only source I use to look for countryside jobs - I look forward to its arrival every week.
  • My career would be completely different without ten years of CJS - Thank you!!
  • A great service which has served as a reliable method of securing employment for me over the last ten years. It continues to go from strength to strength.
  •  Very useful to all our staff, thanks for a consistent and reliable service. (a county countryside service)
  • Used by everyone I know in the industry.
  • A university careers services said - Greatly appreciated by all our students.

 

And see our Testimonials.

 


CJS Professional - Full coverage package

First Published:        July 1999

Availability:              Sent as a free digital newspaper to offices and sites of relevant authorities, agencies and major conservation charities and to some members of Countryside Management Association who have requested a copy.

Includes your advert in CJS Online and CJS Weekly.

Readership:               2500+ copies sent by email, 2/3 of readers forward their copy to collegaues.

Total readership         c.100,000

Why choose CJS Professional:  Offers best value allowing you to reach all three of our audiences for the cost of just one advert.

Published:     Second Thursday of every month

Deadlines       Booking:        5pm Monday preceding publication  Book online here

                       Copy:            12 noon Tuesday preceding publication

For exact dates click here.

 

Rates

Plain Linage      200 words or less 60, additional words 27.50 per 100, maximum 500

Linage plus logo(s)        additional 50 per logo

Include a video: 50

Display adverts, mono or colour

size

dimensions (HxW mm)

Cost

1/4

130 x 85

145

1/2

130 x 180

290

Full Page

270 x 180

580

 

Additional enhancement and promotion options

Featured Job in CJS Professional  10 Links direct from the email to your advert on CJS

Place details of your vacancy at the top of the CJS Professional email ensuring it will be seen in the email preview pane. Job title, employer name, location plus a sentence to promote your vacancy. An excellent way to promote 'sticky' vacancies.

Job of the Day           60 per day     Links direct to your advert.   Banner at top of job listings (here) for one day.

Sample:

Job of the Day: Monday 1 January

Countryside Ranger with CJS

CJS

Includes additional twitter with image and Facebook postings and highlighted in the Daily Email with your logo.

 

Limits: maximum of 1 banner per week. CJS will list no more than 3 per day.

Higher profile              30 per day     Links to your advert on CJS.

Additional promotion of more detailed tweet and Facebook postings and repeat listings in Daily Email.

Limits: maximum of 3 per week. CJS will list no more than 3 per day.  

More information here.

   

NB: all prices  + VAT at standard rate

  

Reader profile  

Highest qualification achieved

BTEC / HND: 21%

Degree: 48%

Masters or higher: 31%

 

Years of professional experience

Up to ten years: 6%

10-14 years: 14%

15-19 years: 17%

Over 20 years: 60%

Next post preferred grade

Main grade: 8%

Senior grade: 54%

Management level: 38%

 

Data from our autumn 2017 survey.

Our advertisers say:

  • The nearest thing to a trade paper that rangering in the UK has. (Borough Council)
  • We have always filled our Countryside Ranger posts from CJS. (Borough Council)
  • Very happy with your service. (Government Agency)
  •  It was very efficient and clearly popular with potential employees in this field. (County Council)
  • Always get a good response with adverts in CJS. (Borough Council)

 

Click here for full publication dates

Although we're tied to these dates for CJS Professional publication there is flexibility in choosing an edition of CJS Weekly and your online posting can be made at any time. Additional coverage can be arranged on request, please ask for more details and quotes.


CJS Online only.

 

Submit Your Advert Here

First Published:        July 2000

Availability:                Is freely available worldwide every day, readers do not need to register.

Readership:               Average of 200,000 page loads per month (google analytics).  The daily email is sent to 10,000 opt in readers.  The daily email is sent to 10,000 opt in readers. 5,000 followers on twitter (@CountrysideJobs), 3,400 on Facebook and 3,200 on LinkedIn  (correct 1/6/18)

Why choose CJS Online:       For speed, adverts are online within one working day and usually the same day.

We can embargo adverts until a specific date to correspond with your campaign. Adverts remain online for up to four weeks or until the closing date whichever is the sooner, long runs by arrangement.

CJS Online is much more flexible than the newsletter editions.  Package includes free hyperlinks to email and web addresses, brief details in the daily bulletins (sent by email, RSS, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) also edited details of the vacancy will appear as standard free linage in the next available edition of CJS Weekly where deadlines permit.

Adverts stay online for up to four weeks or until the closing date whichever comes sooner. Longer runs by arrangement.

Published:     Every weekday except Bank Holidays, Christmas and New Year.

Deadlines       Booking:   none        Copy:   none, although please note last daily update is at 4pm each day; except Friday which is 3pm

 

Rates + VAT@standard rates

Linage            200 words 50

                       Additional words per 100 22

Logo               40 each

Video            embed a video in your listing. 40 (limited to one per advert)

Full Display ads: Regular sizes

Size

Dimensions

(h x w, mm)

Cost

1/4

130 x 85

120

1/2

130 x 180

240

Full Page

270 x 180

480

Other sizes are accepted, please ask for a quote.

Unlimited advert: as many words and logos as required, 175

Additional Services: We can host your documentation (Job Description, Application Form etc) from 10 per document.

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Promote your advert

Higher level promotion       30 per day     Links to your advert with CJS

Additional promotion with more detailed tweet and facebook postings and repeat listings in the Daily Email.

Limits: maximum of 3 per week. CJS will list no more than 3 per day.  

Job of the Day           60 per day     Links direct to your advert.   Banner at top of job listings (here) for one day.

Sample:

Job of the Day: Monday 1 January

Countryside Ranger with CJS

Description: cjs_middle

Includes additional twitter with image and facebook postings and highlighted in the Daily Email with your logo.

 

Limits: maximum of 1 banner per week. CJS will list no more than 3 per day.

More information here.

 

Enhance your advert

Enhance your free linage in CJS Weekly

Add a logo                  20

Enhanced listing          20      Slightly different layout, bold heading, boxed advert.

  

Suggested extra: Includes your advert in CJS Weekly for only 10% additional cost (approx.) or CJS Weekly AND CJS Professional for 20% extra.

NB: Where deadline permit, some restrictions on size.

   

Reader profile:  

Highest qualification achieved

GCSE / A level: 6%

BTEC: 13%

Degree: 51%

Masters: 28%

Higher (eg PhD): 3%

Years of professional experience

Less than one year: 13%

2-5 years: 31%

6-9 years: 17%

10-14 years: 10%

15-19 years: 9%

Over 20 years: 20%

Next post preferred grade

Entry / starter: 29%

Main grade: 50%

Senior grade: 14%

Management level: 7%

 

Data from our autumn 2017 survey.

Posts of interest

Countryside Ranger / Warden and Countryside Officer posts are of interest to over 90% of the web users and form the main area of interest for around 40%.

Arboriculture is of interest for 70% of readers and for 6% is the main focus.

Rights of Way and access is the main search area for 6% of readers and is of interest to 80%.

Wildlife and Zoology (not research) is of interest to over 90% of users and is the main focus for 10%. Animal handling and welfare (including zoos) is of interest to over three quarters and for the main focus for 5%

Ecology is of interest to over 90% of readers and forms the main focus for 44%

Environmental education is the major search area for 11% of users and is of interest to 92%.

Outdoor Activities posts are of interest to 82%.

Community involvement and project work is the main area for 21% of readers and 27% would lilk to see more of these roles.

Visitor Management is the main search area for 9% of readers and is of interest to 89%

Volunteer management and recruitment type roles form the main focus for 10% and 11% would like to see more.

A new area for CJS is Rural Regeneration, 63% of readers have requests for this sector and similar roles to be added to our coverage.

Research roles form a growing area of interest with 20% of readers wanting to see more this type of vacancy and forming the main focus of 13%

              

Our advertisers say:

  • The quality of candidates responding to CJS adverts means that I don't have to do much other advertising to get a decent shortlist for interview. Value for money second to none. (City Council)

  • Very satisfied with the speed, efficiency and costs involved throughout the entire advertising process. (Government Department)

  • Impressed with the promptness of the advert going onto the internet and subsequent speed of the first interest coming through on email, first enquiry came through in the afternoon of the advert being placed. (Private Zoo)

  •  The best response that we have received, excellent coverage. (County Council)

  • We had a very good response to the advert and thank you for your assistance. (Royal Estate)

 

Our readers say:

  • A daily routine, thank you for giving such consistently good service to environmental job hunters.

  • By far the leading website for providing career opportunities in the countryside management sector.

  • My first port of call when looking for a job.

  • The leading conservation jobsite on the net and one renowned throughout the ecological and biological world.

  • Probably the one and only site worth looking at for jobs in the conservation sector.

  • The one stop shop for all environmental jobs.

  


 Adverts for unpaid posts, volunteers, apprenticeships and interns.

 

50% discount off all advertising*.

You may place adverts for volunteers in any of the publications.

We do offer additional free advertising options for voluntary posts.

We also publish a CJS Focus on Volunteering in February each year and in 2015 a second edition in September, please ask for more details about this.

 

Free advert:

Free linage in CJS Weekly includes the same advert online at http://www.countryside-jobs.com/volunteers/ for volunteers and https://www.countryside-jobs.com/volunteers/apprenticeships for apprenticeships

 

Submit your advert here

 

Special deals for Voluntary and Apprenticeships posts:

Enhance your free linage in CJS Weekly and on the volunteers / apprenticeships pages online:

Add a logo                   10                             (50% discount already applied)

Enhanced listing           10       Slightly different layout, bold heading, boxed advert

Embed a video             22.50

 * Excludes CJS Focus which has different rates, please ask for information.

 

CJS Focus supplement to CJS Weekly and CJS Professional and online in full

12 February 18     Volunteer Work (carries recruitment)

21 May                Greenspace

17 September       Volunteer Work (carries recruitment)

19 November        Employablity (perfect for training)

February 19         Volunteer Work (carries recruitment)

 

Deadlines for CJS Focus are a week in advance, ie 10 days prior to publication, more details available closer to the date.  More Details Here

 

All CJS advertising

Lots of adverts?

We offer a range discounts of up to 35% when purchasing three or more adverts, ask for more details.

 

Anything else?

We can host your documentation, eg Job Description or Application Form.

Too busy to deal with enquiries? We can do that for you too! More here.

 

We offer a range of Discounts and Deals. Find out more here.

 

 

 

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