Create a job board API key for an integration

Permissions: Basic and above who manage job board related API credentials

Product tier: Available for all subscription tiers

An integration can send candidates directly to your Greenhouse Recruiting account using job board API. You may need to create a job board API key to share with integrations you enable on Greenhouse Recruiting. 

Create a job board API key

Click the Configure icon Configure icon on your navigation bar, then click Dev Center.

Configure page showing Dev Center highlighted in marigold emphasis box

Click API Credential Management.

The Dev Center page shows the API Credential Management button highlighted in the middle in a marigold emphasis box

Click Create New API Key.

Make the following selections:

  • API type: Job board
  • Description: Give your API key a descriptive name

When finished, click Create to generate the API key and automatically assign it the appropriate permissions required by the integration.

After the key is created, click Copy. Paste the API key in a secure location to provide to the integration.

Click I have stored the API Key.

Note: You can't access the full API key again after clicking I have stored the API Key. If you lose your API key and need to access it later, you must create a new API key, provide it to the integration, and then revoke access to the original key.

Provide the API key to your contact at the integration.