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I had completed my hiring for the spring season in our environmental education program, training was done and the first schools were on the way. Out of the blue, one instructor quit and one moved away, and here I was very short staffed for our spring season. In less than a week I received enough applications to fill our needed positions. I appreciate the time and energy put forth by Mike and the Backdoorjobs crew to make this a simple and satisfying experience.
–Patrick F., Mo-Ranch Environmental Leadership Program

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Basic Web Listing

After receiving details about your program through our Job Submission Form, we will write an engaging and energized job listing that captures the spirit and soul of your program and job opportunities, with links to your home page, employment page and/or any other place on your site. Basic web listings run up to 250 words and will be highlighted in the channel that best fits your program opportunity.


Your ad presentation will also include your logo and visuals with caption (either an interesting fact about your program or hot news feature) to the right of your listing in the sidebar.

At the beginning of your web subscription, your program will be featured on our home page and at the top of your job channel directory for one week.

Your program will also have a state/region mini ad listing with complete contact information in our Geography Jobs Directory.

Icons and links for all your social networks will be included with your listing, including (and more!):

View Blog Spot Blogger

View Instagram Photos Instagram

View Vimeo Page Vimeo

View Facebook Page Facebook Check out Pinterest pinboard Pinterest View WordPress Blog WordPress
View Photos on Flickr Flickr View TripAdvisor Reviews TripAdvisor Check out Yelp Reviews! Yelp

View Google+ Page Google+

Follow on Twitter! Twitter

Watch YouTube Videos YouTube

1 Year: $300
(up to) 6 Months: $225
(up to) 3 Months: $150

Hot News! Fill out our Job Submission Form to sign-up for a Basic Listing
If your program has been listed previously on our site, just drop us a message and we'll email you the prior ad presentation for your review.

Enhanced Web Listing

In addition to all the benefits of a basic listing noted above, we will create a special profile page on our site that provides specific details about your program and job opportunities (yes, the whole kit-'n-kaboodle). This option will draw more attention to your program and can include your logo, masthead, a variety of images, testimonials, detailed information about your program, unlimited content and web links, video feed, feature stories and specific contact information all in an easy-to-read page. View an example of an enhanced program listing.

We also encourage you to make as many content changes throughout your subscription duration so the information is always fresh (content changes are usually made within hours of your request).

Bonus Features Include:
Facebook & Twitter blasts to our followers (great to promote special or new programs, hot news, an upcoming deadline, etc.)
1-week Facebook "Pick of the Week" cover shot (includes 828x315 image and caption)
Complimentary full-time career listings added to your profile page

Targeted Job Connections
Because of your full page ad presentation, visitors using our site search feature will be more likely to connect with your program. Whether searching by a specific job position, location or by type of program, your organization will show more often. The benefit to you: more targeted job connections with the right job applicants.

1 Year: $475
6 Months: $375

Hot News! Fill out our Job Submission Form to sign-up for an Enhanced Listing

Web Listing Features

Whether your choice is a basic or enhanced web package, a lot of energy, effort and inspiration is put into your ad presentation—plus you'll be working with a real person and not automated forms. We know that the personal touches and small details are important. Bottom line, we want you to be as happy as we are when your listing is uploaded to our site.


We'll completely do the write-up of your job postings and assist with all revisions. (It's always nice to have a second pair of eyes reviewing your job postings!) Of course if you already have an ad that has worked for you, we'll definitely use that as well.

Your listings will generally be posted online within 24 hours of receiving your submission, sending visuals/logo and making payment on your account (enhanced listings take a little longer).

You'll have unlimited content revisions and urgent needs postings or hot news tidbits throughout your subscription term.

Within days your program is indexed by Google and all the other major search engines providing you with targeted site results. This adds a whole new searching capability for our visitors and better connections for you!

Banner Ads

Additional Products
Pump your program up with a home page or channel headline feature spot. You create the banner (or we'll help!) and we'll provide the visitor boost to your site. On average, this will double/triple the number of click-thrus to your program. If you're interested in banner/channel headline photo advertising, please connect with us for availability.

Home Page Banner or Video Spotlight

300x250 plus caption


Right-side placement



Top or bottom center placement

Channel Photo/Banner Headline

600x300 plus caption


Top of page placement

Hot News! View examples of banners and ad placement.

Stats & Media

We realize it's important for you to receive quality candidates to your site. That's why we've worked hard at placing in all the major search engines, job searching sites, college career and internship offices and other topic-specific sites around the globe. We also invest in monthly ad campaigns with targeted online sites so we are connecting the right people to your program (a percentage of the fee you pay is always re-invested in our own targeted advertising).

Quick Stats
75,000+ adventure job seekers explore each month
75% are new visitors
20,000+ sites link to, as reported from Google

Search Results
All the major search engines consistently rank in the top 20 while using keywords such as adventure jobs, seasonal jobs, summer jobs and the like. Check it out using the keyword job adventures with these search engines: Google, Bing, Yahoo and AOL Search.

Visitor Country Overview

United States


United Kingdom




India 2%



New Zealand 1%

183 Other Countries



We accept checks and secure online credit/debit card payments through Paypal. You may also complete your credit card payment during the submission process; otherwise we'll email you an invoice.

Ready To Go For It?

We look forward to connecting our short-term job seekers to your site! If you're ready to explore the promotional opportunities with, just fill out our Job Submission Form. We'll be in touch with you shortly after we receive your information!

For More Information
Michael Landes, Director
P.O. Box 58604
Cincinnati, OH 45258-0604
(513) 515-0959
mlandes @

Connecting short-term job adventurers to unique work, learn & travel opportunities since 1997. Learn more about us »

If you have specific advertising needs not mentioned, please let us know. We want to implement the best solution for your situation.

Happy Campers

Our farm never had so many qualified applicants as we have had with backdoorjobs. Sometimes they had a lot of experience, but mostly they had the right work ethic and approach to farming life. We found both of our Apprentices through Backdoorjobs this year, and plan to return next year.
–Molly M., Apple Acres Farm

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As always, thank you so much for all that you do. Love, love, love the format of the site, the attention to detail, the personal contact, and the people you bring us! The Outdoor School and I are happy to be tied to Backdoorjobs!
–Nicole A., The Outdoor School

• • • does a great job helping us market our job openings. They make it a big deal that we have a job opening... it's almost like a news story on their website. Excellent customer service.
–Travis W., Wahsega 4-H Center

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Throughout the years has been the single most effective form of advertisement that has continuously brought us some of the most giving, loving and hard working interns from all over the country. Again I cannot thank you enough; the work you are doing is helping people (not only interns but the recipients of the interns work) beyond what you could ever imagine.
–With respect and appreciation, Maria L., Director, St. Elizabeth Shelter

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The Northwest Youth Corps interviews over 500 people to fill its staff positions every year—and large numbers of those applicants have come to us from Michael always meets our needs in a very timely manner, and is willing to go the extra mile to help us develop our job announcements in both mediums. It's a no-brainer to continue to advertise with each year. Thanks for providing such a great service!
–Carrie C., Northwest Youth Corps

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I just wanted to let you know that we're very happy with the response to our ad on We have lots of returning staff this year, so not a lot of positions to fill... but it's nice to have dialed into a way to get our unique opportunity out there. In general, the response has been strongest from the cream of the crop young people that we like to hire! It's a great avenue for us, and I appreciate your work to make the process painless and inexpensive for me.
–Denise V., Glacier Park Boat Company

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Thanks so much for the fabulous service provided this season for our farm internship program. Two of our three interns came from and they have been critical to the success of our farm season thus far. Really, thank you for what you are doing.
–Keith K., Finnriver Farm

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Thanks so much—the response from your site was overwhelming!
–William P., El Santuario Retreat Center

• • • has been the best. We have received the most inquiries from your site. Michael could not be more helpful, truly interested in the promotion of our program, and willing to go that extra mile to make sure we were satisfied! I cannot thank you enough.
–Stacey D., Challenge Aspen

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Thanks for helping us get top quality candidates from your site. It's refreshing to receive so many applications from those who possess many of the characteristics we look for in our leaders!
–Sara H., Backroads

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I've been placing job ads with numerous organizations, journals and online services for 12 years now and I would rate as the most responsive, most helpful, and most professional. You have been a pleasure to work with—I'll definitely recommend you to my colleagues.
–Cathy C., Outdoors Wisconsin Leadership Synergies

• • • has been an exceptional site to work with. Michael's friendly interactions well complement his attention to detail, creativity and generosity. We have been very satisfied with the prompt and detailed responses that has had while crafting our postings and the site truly allows each individual organization to at once feel highlighted and accessible among peers in the industry. We have had multiple inquiries to our posting from prospective candidates and posting with has been a great investment for our organization. Thank you Michael and for your excellent service!
–Jason S., Global Routes
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