Job Announcement Service

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Question 1: What is the job announcement service?

The Job Announcement Service (JAS) is an executive job posting service for bar associations. JAS announcements are read by more than 1,000 staff at 180 bar associations in all 50 U.S. States, several territories, and Canada, reaching the widest possible range of the most qualified candidates.

Question 2: How are announcements announced?

Each announcement is

  1. E-mailed to 1.) executive directors at all state, major local, and small local bar associations, 2.) all members of the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE), and 3.) executive staff in the National Conference of Bar Foundations (NCBF); and
  2. Posted to the Current Announcements page.

Question 3: How much are announcements?

Job announcements are $250.

Question 4: How do I request an announcement?

Submit a Job Announcement Request.

Question 5: What happens after I submit a request?

After submitting your ad, your announcement is:

  1. Edited for clarity and impact;
  2. E-mailed to you for approval;
  3. Typeset on the distinct JAS template. Posted to the Current Announcements page, and;
  4. E-mailed to executive directors throughout the nation, NABE members, and NCBF executive directors.

Question 6: What will my announcement look like?

Click here for a sample.

Question 7: How long does it take?

Generally from 2 to 4 business days. Assuming a "clean" original and quick draft approval, announcements are completed based on the following schedule:

  • Draft sent within 2 business days of request;
  • Posted within 1 business day of draft approval; and
  • E-mailed same day of draft approval or the next business morning.

Turnaround time is extended during meeting periods, reduced when originals are submitted in the JAS format.

Question 8: Can I see the current announcements?

Yes. Current announcements are posted to the Current Announcements page.

Question 9: Other questions about the JAS?

Contact Michael Ward at michael.ward@americanbar.org or (312) 988-5356.

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