How to Add an Administrator to Your Facebook Page

facebook admin rolesUpdated 8/14/2015

As a small businesses grows in size and complexity it will often begin enlisting the support of others to help support it’s efforts. Social media management is a natural area to gain support from a professional marketing consultant.

The first step in giving someone access to a Facebook page for page management purposes is to assign them an admin role on the page. Facebook allows a business to provide up to five levels of admin roles. The ‘Admin’ role is the highest level of access available to page administrators. An ‘Insight Analyst’ is the lowest level role. This step by step guide describes how to give a person access to a Facebook page so they can setup and manage the Facebook Page.

The five admin roles, described by Facebook in detail, include:

  • Admin
  • Editor
  • Moderator
  • Advertiser
  • Analyst

facebook page admin choices

  1. Navigate to your Business Facebook page.
  2. At the top of the Facebook page click the navigation button called “Settings”.
  3. On the next page click the “Page Rolls” navigation button on the left side of the page.
  4. Then type in the name of the person you want to add as an admin. Their name will pop up if you are “Facebook Friends” with them. If you are not, type in their email address.
  5. Next, select an admin role for them from the drop down menu, i.e. Admin, Editor, Advertiser, Moderator, Advertiser or Analyst.
    facebook admin options
  6. Then click save and your done!

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About Brian Loebig

Owner of, author of, and part-time Technology Manager for the Alliance for Performance Excellence, Brian has over 15 years of experience working in the quality improvement, human services and technology fields as an administrator and consultant. Brian has also worked as a practitioner and administrator in the corrections, substance abuse and human services fields with a special emphasis on technology. He continues to work with numerous community-based non-profits as a web technology consultant, board member and volunteer. Feel free to .
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