C&EN Classifieds

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fast Close?

Fast Close is an insertion accepted after the ad close date of an issue. Pending space is available for the issue already in production, insertion orders may be accepted after the ad close date with a 15% premium over standard rates.

Fast Close insertions are accepted on a first completed and received basis pending space availability. E-mail classifieds@acs.org or call 202-872-4593 for immediate assistance and availability to fast close your insertion.

Once an issues ad close date has passed, that issue will no longer be available online for selection. You must email classifieds@acs.org ad and payment. Space is not guaranteed for insertions received after ad close date since the number of pages has been set and the issue is already in production.

Can I pay with a Credit Card?

You may pay by credit card in lieu of a purchase order by faxing a credit card form. Click here to download credit card form. Please confirm form was sent in your email.

Can I have my print ad posted online?

Yes. Following are some options for online postings:

Pro Post $450 = 30 day posting
Pro Post $750 = 30 day posting and Resume Search
To optimize the results of your ProPost, you can also purchase add-on options that differentiate your post and increase visibility to job seekers, such as highlighting, Proplacement, or including logo.

Primepost $625 = 60 day posting
Primepost $900 = 60 day pposting and Resume Search

PrimePosts combine all of the add-on benefits of a ProPost and more to provide you with the most effective and attractive posting on C&ENjobs. PrimePosts allow for unlimited character count and will stay on C&ENjobs for 60 days, during which time PrimePlacement elevates your posts to the top of all search results. A PrimePost always includes a company logo and is highlighted to stand out to job seekers. The combination of these features ensures that your post will demand the attention of all job seekers on C&ENjobs.

To post a job online, go to http://chemistryjobs.acs.org/employers, scroll to the online purchase option you wish and click on Select. You will be asked to login. Technical Support and online only sales information is available by emailing customerservice+21885@support.boxwoodtech.com or by calling 1 (888) 491-8833.

When will my online ad be live?

Online posting are active approximately one hour after completing the purchase.

Can I get credit toward my print insertion order since I posted my ad online?

Yes. You can receive discount off print ad by completing order within five days of your online purchase. Proposts receive 10% off and Primeposts receive 15% off standard print insertion cost.

To complete your discounted print order, send print version of text including short URL to C&ENjobs online posting and purchase order for print ad with complete billing address to Classifieds@acs.org within five days of the online purchase.

Discounts will not be applied to completed print orders that have already gone to press. Change requests to add short URL and apply discount to confirmed print order must be received by 5 PM EST five days before the issue mail date, excluding holidays.

What’s the difference between running an ad in C&EN and online at C&ENjobs?

C&EN is a newsmagazine published by the American Chemical Society (ACS). All organizations are able to run print classified and line ads in all its weekly issues. The ACS has a central job board C&ENjobs, formerly located at ACS Careers, for the entire society that serves organizations who are recruiting and candidates applying for jobs.

C&EN is published weekly and distributed to more than 160,000 global readers either in print or electronic format. C&EN Jobs is an online job site portal with more than 40,000 registered job seekers looking for employment and organizations recruiting qualified candidates in the chemical sciences.

Note: ACS members can still find valuable career resources – including career fairs, consulting, and workshops at ACS Careers: www.acs.org/careers.

Can I include a logo with my line ad?

Include a logo in your classified line ad for greater visibility. The high-resolution grayscale logo that you provide we be proportionally placed on 6 lines in height and billed the same $65/line rate ($390). The cost of a color logo is $1000 (6×65/line=$390 + $610 CMYK Logo premium) for the insertion of a CMYK logo.
Images must be CMYK or Grayscale, TIFF or EPS, and at least 300 dpi.

  • No RGB or JPEG images
  • Do not embed ICC profiles within images

Can I have special formatting applied to my text?
The production staff will follow bold and italic formatting and hard returns in supplied document, within reason. This also applies to style and proofing following C&EN Classified Department guidelines. Upon request by the advertiser in the IO, text will be set with blank line spaces as placed in the supplied document. NOTE: The advertiser is charged $65/line rate for EACH line: full, partial, or blank.

Can I see a proof of what my ad will look like?
We send a courtesy draft proof of ad before releasing for press, excluding Fast Closed ads.

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