Discover ConservationJobsJobboard score : 5.0 / 10
Specialist job board / National
Job board link : http://www.conservationjobsuk.com/
Foundation : 2008
Nb of employees : 1-4
National jobboard : United Kingdom
Site Languages : English
Speciality : Environmental
ConservationJobs is a specialist conservation jobs and green job board.
ConservationJobs is a job board wholly dedicated to recruitment in the conservation sector. The ConservationJobs website specifically targets candidates across all areas of the conservation sector.
ConservationJobs is a user-friendly website offering both registered candidates and employers a highly flexible and easy to use interface.
ConservationJobs cover a wide variety of job types including — animal conservation jobs, botany jobs, building conservation jobs, climate change jobs, climate policy jobs, conservation biology jobs, conservation education jobs, conservation graduate jobs, conservation jobs, conservation management jobs, conservation officer jobs, conservation project jobs, conservation research jobs, conservation science jobs, countryside jobs, countryside management jobs, countryside ranger jobs, earth jobs, ecological jobs, ecological consultancy jobs, ecologist jobs, ecology jobs, ecology conservation jobs, energy conservation jobs, environmental conservation jobs, forest conservation jobs, forestry jobs, global warming jobs, historic conservation jobs, land conservation jobs, land management jobs, marine conservation jobs, marine ecology jobs, nature conservation jobs, nature jobs, organic jobs, sustainable jobs, trainee conservation jobs, water conservation jobs and wildlife conservation jobs.
ConservationJobs is a member of the GreenJobs Network of Websites that includes — EnvironmentalJobs, GreenJobs, GreenJobs (Ireland), RenewableEnergyJobs, SolarJobs, WasteJobs, WaterJobs and WindJobs.
Jobboard Finder’s opinion
Summary: Conservation Jobs is part of a group of environment focused job boards (listed in the footer) and it is based in Ireland. Founded in 2008 by Jonathan Kyle (who has worked on a number of other sites in the past), the specialist job board doesn’t have enough visibility for SimilarWeb to track it, but the other sites make for additional exposure. There are a number of social media pages, but no direct links to them on the site (only links to follow them), which can make it difficult to just view the social media. That said, we did find their social media pages: there are 2 542 followers on Facebook 6 629 on Twitter (which is full of job offers) and it shares the main Linkedin page for Green Jobs (3 818 followers).
Design: None of the group’s websites have a logo for the tab, but the pages are quite appealing. The Conservation Jobs site has a backdrop image of a project manager in a forest holding a clipboard behind the search engine just for keywords (the enter button is on the left and not the right). The dominant colour is green. From the homepage, you can browse the job offers by different categories, see the new offers, visit the featured employer pages (only one of them is hiring) and read about the company. Once in the job listing, all the useful information (job type, region, job category, vicinity, salary and posted date) is visible even without opening the offers. If you search for a job, you have the following filters: industry sector, job category, region and vicinity. If you browse, the site shows the same filters, but it includes the number of job offers in the top subcategories. In the recruiter list, you can see the number of job offers for each company and the logos. Finally, the offers have expiry dates, which means they are updated.
The job board objective: Conservation Jobs has made it easy to find environmental jobs in one convenient place.
Recruiter observations: Job offers appear on partner websites too. Recruiters can’t create an account without first contacting the team through the inquiry sheet, which includes questions about the type of job posting.
Jobseeker observations: It’s easy to create an account, but it isn’t necessary to apply to offers. You simply send your CV and a message (which the website writes for you) to the company.
The job offers: There are 38 waste related job offers on the site. That said, you can access all of the Green Jobs offers through Conservation Jobs.
Reactivity: The team answers very quickly, but they prefer to talk over the phone.
Special features: The selected jobs options; the browser compatibility test; testimonials; the partner list (broken down into different sectors); the job index (with all of the job offers for each subcategory); the link to the CV writing service; the blog (which all the partner websites share); the newsletter.
Verdict: The design is attractive and the site is easy to use. A good option for recruiters and jobseekers working in conservation, the only drawback is that there aren’t more job offers. Recruiters should definitely set about changing that.
Written by Ali Neill
As the job board tester and blog editor for the Jobboard Finder, Ali works on job boards from all around the world and keeps a close eye on the recruitment trends thanks to a number of sources, including the website's social media pages.
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