Yes - for agency recruiters to successfully submit candidates to a job, the status of the job needs to be open and the job needs to be posted to your external job board. However, the job post does not need to be LIVE.
- You can check that the job is open under the Job Info tab.
- You can verify the job post under the Job Setup > Job Boards & Posts.
To keep a job off your external job board post, make sure the toggle is turned off. However, this setup ensures that your job your agency recruiters will be able to submit candidates while also preventing anyone from seeing the post on your careers page.