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How to Post a Job on Snagajob (A SUPER Easy Guide and Review)

How to Post a Job on Snagajob (A Super Guide and Review)

Snagajob, founded in 1999, is one of the leading online job boards (especially for hourly workers).

With more than 75 million registered hourly workers, Snagajob is the leader in the hourly marketplace. With freelance and the gig economy increasing in popularity, Snagajob is a great place to find flexible workers.

If you are looking to hire for a restaurant job or a retail position, Snagajob is likely going to be your best bet!

Posting a job advertisement on Snagajob is pretty straightforward.

Follow these steps to post your first job on Snagajob in order to reach the widest audience of hourly jobseekers out there!

Step One: Navigate!

To begin, navigate to and click the “start hiring” button. This button will take you to a page with a brief summary of what posting with Snagajob will gain for your job post. If you are sure you want to proceed, you will simply click the “Post my job” button.

Step Two: Decide Your Job Posting Needs

You will be taken to a pricing page, which will highlight the three most popular subscription posting options on Snagajob:

  • Starter Package
  • Starter Plus Package
  • Growing Package

Choose which option best fits your business. If you are looking to fill multiple open positions at different locations, you will likely find that the Growing option is your best fit. If you are a small business looking to make your first important hire, you might find the Starter Plus a great option.

Use this pricing page to measure what you will need with this particular hire. Every hire is different, so utilize Snagajob’s pricing plans.

Step Three: Create Your Account

Create Your Account

This is a pretty straightforward step. Fill in the necessary information in order to start and active your Snagajob employer account. Make sure to check out Snagajob’s Terms of Use if you have any confusion about how it works.

Step Four: Write! That! Job! Post!

Write Your Job Post

Once your Snagajob login is complete, it is time to post your job on Snagajob! The basic info you will need to fill in is

  • Job title
  • Industry
  • Wages (this is technically optional, but filling this in will make your job post much more effective)
  • Location Address
  • Schedule (part time or full time)


While you fill out this section, Snagajob automatically generates a preview of your job post. To the right of the input sections, you can watch your job post come to life. This is an especially cool feature for the visually-minded job posters out there.

Snagajob also includes a preferences section, which allows an employer to fill in preferences like years of experience, whether they need transportation or a license and whether a background check will be required.

Job Post Text

After the easy input, Snagajob allows you to write your job description within this text box. It offers some features to help you make the most user-friendly job post.

  • Bold and Italics – Use these text features to amplify certain keywords within your job post.
  • <> Source – Have your own cool code that you use in job posts? Insert it here! Snagajob will support it! This allows you to insert images and make your Snagajob post super snazzy!
  • Bullets – bullets make your job post so much easier to read! Use them
    • Seriously.
    • Use the bullets.
    • You will not regret it.

Click “Proceed to checkout” and you will be guided to a preview of your job post and payment details.

Step Five: Preview & Pay Up!

Checkout Job Post

It’s time to pay! Just like every other step, this one is pretty straightforward. Input your company credit card and billing information to get your Snagajob job posting live.

Submit Payment

Snagajob will reiterate the price you are paying per month. However, it is important to note that you will not be locked into a contract.

Snagajob offers a month-to-month use of their services. Even if you cancel 2 days after you post your job, your job will still remain for the remainder of the billing cycle.

Once you click “Pay [$ amount]” your job post will go live for 30 days.

30 Day Guarantee

Snagajob also offers a 30 Day Guarantee. If your job fails to garner any applicants in 30 days, you may call Snagajob to cancel the account and receive at 100% refund.  



Once your job post goes live, any job seeker within (or close to) your zip code will be automatically notified of your job opening.

In addition, your job will go out to 10+ top job posting aggregators such as Jobs2Careers. This feature greatly widens your net of job applicants!

Congratulations! Your Snagajob Post Is Live!

All you need to do is watch the applicants roll in to your awesome job listing. As part of any job posting package, Snagajob will provide you with the basic tools to manage all the applications that come in for your job listing. Once they arrive, Snagajob allows you to review, sort and filter all of your new applications.

If you chose the Starter Plus or Growing option, you will also be able to access Snagajob’s Personality Assessments feature. This visually-based tool is designed to help you recognize and identify candidates that will be a better fit at your company.  

Using Proven and Snagajob

Like we mentioned earlier, you may opt to post your job through Proven to Snagajob in a few clicks.

Proven currently posts to over 100 job boards with our basic package. In addition, we are integrated with Google’s brand new job search feature.

You may also add Snagajob to your Proven package to make sure you are getting all the applicants out there.

Snagajob on Proven

In Conclusion

With online job boards and giant search engines teaming up to get your job post the best results, you can be assured you will reach your dream candidate with ease!

Using Snagajob to create and aggregate your job post to some of the most powerful and successful job boards out there!

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Caileen Kehayas

Caileen is the Director of Marketing at Proven. When she is not blogging or tweeting, she likes to hit the nearest trail for a run, take her camera on a trip or curl up with a good book.

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