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  • NACE Media Kit

    About NACE

    Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is the leading source of information on the employment of the college educated.

    In carrying out its mission—to lead the community of professionals focused on the employment of the college educated by providing access to relevant knowledge, resources, insight, and relationships—NACE connects more than 9,800 college career services professionals at nearly 1,800 colleges and universities nationwide, and more than 3,200 HR/staffing professionals focused on university relations and recruiting and business affiliates who serve this community.


    • NACE Journal
    • E-Newsletters
    • NACE Salary Survey
    • NACE Student Survey


    • NACE Mailing Lists

    Live Events

    • Face2Face
    • Institutes
    • Live Webinars
    • Roundtables
    • Symposium
    • Workshops
    NACE Member Profile



    NACE Journal

    The NACE Journal is the association’s professional magazine and is an exclusive benefit for over 13,300 NACE members. Published four times a year: August, November, February, and May, the magazine is distributed digitally to all members and in print to NACE Journal subscribers.

    2020-21 Academic Year

    Publication Date  Ad Close Date Materials Due Date
    Aug 2020 Jun 22, 2020 Jun 29, 2020
    Nov 2020 Oct 5, 2020 Oct 12, 2020
    Feb 2021 Dec 23, 2020 Jan 6, 2021
    May 2021 Mar 23, 2021 Mar 30, 2021

    Format: Print and Digital
    Circulation: Approximately 13,400


    NACE Journal

    Put your products and services front and center through monthly banner ads on, the destination website of NACE.

    Content Topic  Average Page Views 
    All Career Development Articles 27,000 per month
    All Career Readiness Articles 25,000 per month 
    All Job Market Articles 21,000 per month
    All Talent Acquisition Articles 21,000 per month  
    All Public Policy & Legal Articles 4,000 per month
    All Diversity Articles 2,000 per month

    Receive a 10% discount by booking three or more months in the same order.

    Space is limited to two advertisers per page. Ad position is determined on a first-come, first-served basis. NACE does not sell advertising on the homepage.


    A screenshot of the NACE Diversity Featured Articles page, featuring banner advertisements.


    Spotlight, NACE’s popular e-mail newsletter, gets your message into the inbox of over 13,000 NACE members.

    Featuring best practices, hot topics, legal issues, events, and more, Spotlight is published in two editions:

    • Career Services Edition – Includes 9,600+ Members
    • Recruiting and Employment Edition – Includes 3,400+ Members

    Publication Date Materials Due Date
    November 18, 2020 November 11, 2020
    December 9, 2020 December 2, 2020
    January 13, 2021 January 6, 2021
    January 27, 2021 January 20, 2021
    February 10, 2021 February 3, 2021
    February 24, 2021 February 17, 2021
    March 10, 2021 March 3, 2021
    March 24, 2021 March 17, 2021
    April 7, 2021 March 31, 2021
    April 21, 2021 April 14, 2021
    May 5, 2021 April 28, 2021
    May 19, 2021 May 12, 2021
    June 16, 2021 June 9, 2021
    July 14, 2021 July 7, 2021
    August 11, 2021 August 4, 2021
    August 25, 2021 August 18, 2021
    September 15, 2021 September 8, 2021
    September 29, 2021 September 22, 2021
    October 13, 2021 October 6, 2021
    October 27, 2021 October 20, 2021
    November 17, 2021 November 10, 2021
    December 8, 2021 December 1, 2021

    Receive a 10% discount by booking five or more insertions in the same order.


    A screenshot of the NACE Spotlight email newsletter, featuring banner advertisements.

    NACE Salary Survey

    Build your brand in NACE research reports like NACE Salary Survey—the highest-rated member benefit and most quoted of NACE resources in major media outlets. Choose from a variety of advertising options and gain exposure for your products and services through this flagship publication, which is distributed to all NACE members—in print and PDF.

    Class of 2019 Academic Year

    Publication Date  Ad Close Date Materials Due Date
    Winter 2019   Nov 15, 2018 Dec 1, 2018
    Fall 2019 Sept 1, 2019 Sept 15, 2019
    Summer 2020 Jun 15, 2020 Jun 29, 2020

    Class of 2020 Academic Year

    Publication Date Ad Close Date Materials Due Date
    Winter 2020 Nov 15, 2019 Dec 1, 2019
    Summer 2021 Jun 22, 2021 Jun 29, 2021

    Format: Print and Digital
    Circulation: Approximately 13,300


    The cover of the Winter NACE Salary Survey.

    NACE Student Survey

    The NACE Student Survey sponsorship is an exclusive opportunity for one sponsor.

    Sponsor Benefits

    • Link to sponsor’s website at the end of the survey.
    • Recognition in the:
      • survey and related communications
      • published report and executive summary
      • related press releases and NACE articles

    Format: PDF

    LEARN MORE                   CONTACT ASHLEY

    The cover of the 2019 NACE Student Survey for Four Year and Two Year Schools


    Live Events

    Custom sponsorship opportunities are available during NACE professional development events such as:

    Visit to see the full schedule of events and topics. Ask about special events, too!




    NACE Mailing Lists

    NACE mailing lists are an efficient, effective way to target your message to a select audience. You can choose from a variety of options and tailor your marketing efforts to specific groups. Reach over 13,300 career services professionals and university relations and recruiting professionals through direct mail.

    NACE mailing lists are for postal mail only. NACE does not sell e-mail addresses.

    Format: Delivered by e-mail in an Excel spreadsheet


    NACE Conference & Expo

    The NACE Conference & Expo is the professional development and networking event of the year.

    • Engage with your target audience
    • Meet with key decision makers face-to-face
    • Drive your brand and name recognition
    • Demonstrate new products and services



    Exhibit at the annual NACE Conference & Expo.


    Contact Ashley Kuback, Business Development & Outreach Manager at, 610.625.1020.