FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Yes. We take appropriate adverts from a wide range of organisations. We advertise
job vacancies for public sector, commercial and health organisations, research
institutions, charities, colleges and schools.
Yes. jobs.ac.uk advertise job vacancies from around the world.
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- Drive more jobseekers to your job advert
- Promote your employer brand to a global audience
- Target specific sector jobseekers
- Stand out from the thousands of other job adverts on jobs.ac.uk
No. As we use an HTML template to input job adverts onto the website, text needs
to be sent to us in a Microsoft Word or notepad document, or in the body of an
We are happy to take adverts from departments directly. We would, however, ask
you to confirm that you have the authority to send adverts with your personnel
department before contacting us. Please note that it is not our policy to display
departmental logos on our Standard Adverts.
Yes. We advertise thousands of PhD opportunities and short term research posts
each year. Feedback from previous advertisers suggest that advertising studentships
with jobs.ac.uk is the most cost effective way to reach your target audience,
increase the profile of your department/research areas and reach a large
jobs.ac.uk does provide a jobs description facility. Job descriptions should be
sent in the same email with the advert but attached in a separate document. Ideally
they should be sent as HTML files as they are uploaded as they are sent, however we
will accept job descriptions in Microsoft Word (although some formatting may be
lost when converted to HTML). The charge for job descriptions is £50 in addition to
the price of the advert, and we can only provide one job description per advert.
We use a template for our Standard Adverts which means all adverts are displayed in a
similar format, with job title appearing first, and logos appearing on the top left
of the screen. If you wish your advert to appear very differently to this you will
need to use our Enhanced Advert
Adverts sent to us are queued in the order in which they arrive, and are then entered into our database as soon as
possible. All adverts are normally placed on our website within two working days of receipt.
If you cannot find your advert and you sent it more than two days previously, please feel free to contact us —
it may be that we haven't received it. Please don't resend your advert without checking with us first,
as this may result in a duplication for which you will be charged.
We do operate a self-submit facility for job adverts. For more details, please contact our team.
Yes, as long as an English version is also displayed. The word limit is the total for both versions.
If the advert has not yet been placed, there will be no charge for withdrawing
it. Please contact us with full details of the advert and
how it was sent so we can locate it.
If you cannot find your advert and you sent it more than two days previously,
please feel free to contact us - it may be that we
haven't received it. Please don't resend your advert without checking with
us first as this may result in a duplication for which you may be charged.
We can host tracking links (if provided by client) for all outgoing links in adverts, e.g. if linking from an advert to your application page.
We can also host tracking links (if provided by client) for the Spotlight button when linking directly to an external site, e.g. if linking from a Spotlight button to a Campaign Site.
We are currently not able to host tracking links for internal links, e.g. from a Featured Button to Linking Page or Advert. However, it is a service we are looking to provide in the future, if you require further information please contact our team.