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. We
publish information which we think will be of interest to people working
in the countryside management and conservation profession.
CJS is an ethical business operating under social enterprise
principals publishing free and low cost information to promote
countryside careers in the UK.
Find out more about CJS here.
Training Directory is
an integral part of our all round service. We include details
of courses, training providers and professional events.
Basic listing is
For short courses we list the date, title, location, provider and
For longer courses and provider listings are 50 words of text to
include your contact details.
There is a range of paid
options to enhance your advert.
for more information.
Comprised of countryside, conservation, ecology and environmental
professionals at all levels. Our readers are across the UK.
The Training Directory has an
average of 10,000 page impressions per month.
42% of web users use the CJS Training Directory. 68% of Directory users
have actively searched for a course and 54% have attended an event
having seen it advertised in the Directory.
Why do we offer free advertising?
The short answer is because we always have.
CJS started as an aggregation service, pulling together adverts from
various publications and putting them together into one handy newsletter
package, one of the first search engines if you like, in 1994 the
internet was not as big as it is today and google was four years away. The founders of CJS believed in
putting back as much as they could and didn't want to charge the
charities and organisations looking after our valuable countryside and
wildlife; allowing those organisations to use their hard earned funds on
something more vital than advertising.
They also wanted to provide as much information as they could to
help people working across the sector and to offer advice (and hope) to
those just starting out in their careers.
These are still our fundamental tenets and many people still
can't believe that we offer so much free of charge and not only that but
that we suggest cheaper options instead of piling on more 'added
Please see our statement
about social enterprise.
Does it work?
Over 20 years experience suggests it does,
but please read our
Still not sure? Any questions?
Please contact us, use our
online form or email us direct
We also publish CJS Focus a
quarterly special edition each looks at different areas of the sector.
For details about
CJS Focus click here.
There's more about CJS
Training Directory and other advertising options here.
Click here to download the rates card.
Click here to download the media pack for non-recruitment advertising.
details of your professional events and / or short courses.
Submit Details of your centre or longer courses.