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While Gumtree Jobs is a good option for finding staff in the U.K. it cannot be used to hire within the U.S., and pricing is only available in pounds sterling. For anyone looking to hire locally, Indeed would be a better option as it offers both free and paid postings, international reach, and a resume database.


  • Registration on Gumtree Jobs is quick and easy.
  • The platform has a built-in applicant tracking system.
  • You can boost ads to improve reach and impact.
  • Previous job postings can be saved as templates.
  • Gumtree Jobs has 35 job categories.
  • The average job post response time is 12 hours.


  • Gumtree Jobs cannot be used to hire locally.
  • There is no free job posting option.
  • The platform is missing a resume database and advanced hiring tools.


There are over 7,000 reviews of Gumtree on Trustpilot but they deal mostly with people in the U.K. buying and selling goods on the platform, not with advertising jobs. They have a score of 3.8 out of 5 stars.

How to Post a Job on Gumtree Jobs:

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How to Post a Job on Gumtree Jobs:

Five easy steps for posting a job on Gumtree Jobs.


Posting a job on Gumtree Jobs.


Sign in to Gumtree.

Sign in to Gumtree.

From the Gumtree Jobs home page, click on the "Login/Register" button located on the top right of the page.

Log in to your Gumtree account or sign in with Google or Facebook. If you do not have an account and do not want to use a social login, you can create a new account on Gumtree.

Enter your first name, last name, and email address along with a password.

Click on "Register."

Verify your email address by clicking on the link in the email you have received.


Choose a job posting package.

Choose a job posting package.

Once you have signed in to your account, navigate to the recruiter page and review the different job posting packages.

Select the package that best suits your needs by clicking on the "Select" button.


Enter the job information.

Enter the job information.

If you have posted a job before, you can use previous posts as a template to work off. If this is your first time posting a job, follow the prompts and enter the job details to create your listing.


Select optional upgrades.

Select optional upgrades.

Once your job post is complete, you will have the opportunity to select upgrades to boost the exposure of your ad.

Click on the button next to the upgrade to select it. Then click on "Save and Continue."

Confirm the items in your basket, then click on "Continue to payment."


Pay for your job ad.

Pay for your job ad.

Select "Card" or "PayPal" as a payment option, then fill in your payment details. Click on "Purchase" to confirm payment.

Once payment is confirmed, your job ad will go live on Gumtree Jobs.

Gumtree Jobs vs. Indeed:

Indeed is one of the most popular job boards in the U.S. and attracts millions of jobs seekers from around the globe. Unlike Gumtree Jobs, Indeed can be used to post jobs in the U.S. and it offers free postings with options to pay for resume access. Gumtree Jobs doesn't offer local postings and charges upwards of £14.95 +VAT per post.

Gumtree Jobs vs. Craigslist:

Like Gumtree, Craigslist is an online classifieds website where employers can post jobs. While Gumtree Jobs is only available in the U.K., Craigslist is U.S.-based with a global reach. Gumtree's pricing starts at £14.95 +VAT per post, while Craigslist charges upwards of $10.00 per job post depending on your location.

Gumtree Jobs vs. LinkedIn:

Unlike Gumtree Jobs, LinkedIn is a professional social network where employers can post job ads, host career pages, and build talent pipelines. Gumtree Jobs only lists jobs in the U.K. and charges upwards of £14.95 +VAT per post. LinkedIn is a global platform and offers free postings with paid options to boost exposure.

Key Information

Legal Name

Gumtree.com Limited.


Simon Crookall

Founding Date

Jan 01, 2000


5 New St. Square, London EC4A 3TW England

Number of Employees



011 44 203 966 2713




Is Gumtree Jobs available in the USA?

While Gumtree Jobs is avaliable in the U.S., it can only be used to hire talent in the U.K.

How much does it cost to post an ad on Gumtree?

It costs between £14.95 and £99.95 +VAT to post a job ad on Gumtree.

How can I edit a Gumtree job posting?

To edit your Gumtree job postings, log in to your account and find the job posting in your list of ads. You can click on the "Edit" option to start editing and then click on "Save" when you are done.

How can I delete a Gumtree job posting?

To remove a posting, click on the "Delete" icon next to the posting in your list of ads.

How do I create a Gumtree account?

Click "Login/Register" on the homepage and fill out the online registration form to create an account where you can manage Gumtree job postings.

How do I delete my Gumtree ad on an iPhone?

Deleting a Gumtree ad on an iPhone works the same way as a normal ad removal. Go to the Manage Ads tab, select the ad you wish to delete, and click on "Delete."

How do I change my category on Gumtree?

You cannot edit a category on a Gumtree ad once it is created. If you want to change the category, you will need to post the ad again.

How long does an ad stay on Gumtree?

Your job ad will be live for 30 days from the date of posting. If your ad is in the categories of Services or Property, it will be live for 60 days.

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