Contact details for a JobPosting

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Issue description: There should be a means of providing contact details for a JobPosting. Arises from analysis of Junior software developer example posting

Discussion: mail list Nov 2019, thread on properties relating to employer information.

  • maybe useful only in a minority of cases where jobs are specialized, or non-standardized, but seems very common in some sectors. For example Higher Education or small companies often have a "for further information please contact..." line in job adverts.

Propsal

status Solution proposed to schema.org (issue 2396, pull request 2402)

Suggested adding a property applicationContact to JobPosting.

applicationContact

Definition: contact details for further information relevant to this job posting
Expected type: ContactPoint

Example

Based on the Junior software developer example

Original

Questions? Email info@example.com

JSON-LD

{
  "@context": "http://schema.org/",
  "@type": "JobPosting",
  "title": "Systems Research Engineer",
  "applicationContact": {
    "@type": "ContactPoint",
    "email": "info@example.com"
  }
}