How to Add an Administrator to Your Facebook Page

This article was published on 12/20/2012. It was updated on 8/14/2015 and 3/13/2019.

How to Add an Administrator to your Facebook PageAs a small business grows in size and complexity, it will often begin enlisting others to help support its efforts. Social media management is a natural area of any business to benefit from a professional marketing consultant. To that end, it may be become necessary for someone else to act as an administrator of a business Facebook page.

The first step in giving someone access to a Facebook page for page management purposes is to assign them an Admin role. Facebook allows a business to provide up to six different roles. The Admin role provides page administrators with the highest level of access available. The Analyst role has the lowest level of access. This step-by-step guide describes how to give a person access so they can set up and manage a Facebook page.

  1. Choose the role you would like to assign. The six administrative roles, described by Facebook in detail, include Admin, Editor, Moderator, Advertiser, Analyst, and Jobs Manager.Facebook page admin roles chart
  2. Navigate to your Facebook Business page.
  3. Click “Settings” on the top right side of the page.Facebook settings link screen shot
  4. On the next page, click “Page Roles” in the column on the left side of the page.settings column - Facebook business page
  5. In the space below the heading that reads “Assign a New Page Role,” type in the name of the person you want to add as an admin. If you are Facebook friends with the person, their name will pop up. Click on the name to choose it. If you are not Facebook friends with the new admin, type in the person’s email address.Assign a New Page Role
  6. Next, select an admin role for the person from the drop down menu.Assign a New Page Role - Editor
  7. Click “Add,” then click “Save.”
  8. 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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