Free Advert Criteria – Terms & conditions of use

Please take note of the following advert criteria and user policies when it comes to placing adverts on Job Mail.

  • The advert/s can only be about a vacant position in your company:
    • Private companies – a vacant position in your company.
    • Recruitment companies – Valid available positions for the institutes you are recruiting for.
  • You can place up to 100 FREE ads per week.
  • You may place each unique ad in one category and one region only, no duplications are allowed.
  • No work-from-home ads allowed.
  • There needs to be a contactable telephone number as well as contactable email address for all free ads.
  • 086 numbers are only allowed if the ad STATES that it is a free number.
  • Race or religion cannot be mentioned in any adverts. You may mention AA or EE position.
  • Website and Facebook links are not allowed for free ads, and neither is “send SMS” texts.
  • By law, you may not charge Job Seekers a fee of any kind (admin fee, SMS fee, fax fee etc).
  • Gender preference may only be mentioned if pertinent to the position.
  • Live-in maids/secretary “willing to go the extra mile” type of ads will not be allowed.
  • NO ads seeking nude models.
  • Advertising of adult content is not allowed (including ads for escorts/exotic dancers/lap dancers).
  • For masseuse ads, use of the words erotic/topless/happy ending/live in, are not allowed.
  • For masseuse ads, no full-length photo requests.
  • Business opportunity ads, e.g Tupperware/AVON distributors qualify as a paid ad only.
  • Training institutions cannot advertise courses on free listings, only vacancies.
  • Ads for sensual massage qualify as a paid ad.
  • Ovum donor ads qualify as a paid ad.

Premium Advert exceptions

  • Salary package must be mentioned, but a stated amount is not required.
  • You may choose to use either contact number or email (both are not required)
  • Website and Facebook links are allowed.
  • “Send SMS” and 086 numbers are allowed to be used freely.

Placing Premium Adverts

  • You may place each unique ad in one category and one region only, no duplications are allowed.
  • No work-from-home ads allowed.
  • 086 numbers are only allowed if the ad STATES that it is a free number.

Job Seeker video criteria

  • Job Seekers have to be 18 or older.
  • Must be a video, not an image.
  • Only one person in the video.
  • No nudity/adult or abusive content.
  • No sunglasses to be worn in the video.
  • Must be Job-Seeker focused.
  • Refrain from depicting alcohol or tobacco use in the video.
  • No background noise or background movement (other people or media).

Job Seeker picture criteria

  • Job Seekers have to be 18 or older.
  • Clear image.
  • Head and shoulder.
  • Only one person in the image.
  • No nudity/adult or abusive content.
  • No sunglasses to be worn in the image.
  • Refrain from using an image depicting alcohol or tobacco use.

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