7 best Smartjobboard alternatives & software comparisons

September 25, 2020

With prices ranging from $349- $699/mo, SmartJobBoard is a no-go for most new job board owners. What’s more, every job board is different, with different features needed depending on who your job board is for (your market, your members or your customers!).

Luckily, over the past few years, a plethora of brilliant SaaS tools have sprung up that make it fast and easy to create a job board, with powerful features to match.

Here are 7 SmartJobBoard alternatives to consider for your job board build:

1. Job Board Fire

Launched in 2018, Job Board Fire is the easiest way to launch a job board. We’re a Smart Job Board alternative that lets anyone create a niche, white label job board fast, and without writing a single line of code. It’s currently used by the Association of Product Marketing, Jobs in Psychedelics and RemoteJobs.

Best for: Value, ease, speed
Price: $99/mo - unlimited posts, unlimited employers
Customer support: US & UK based, email, telephone & instant chat
Free trial: 14 days - no credit card required

Product Marketing Alliance job board powered with Job Board Fire


2. JobBoard.io 

Owned by Zip Recruiter, Jobboard.io is a great multi purpose jobs board software. It’s especially useful if you plan on hosting multiple job boards under one account. It’s currently used by TechCrunch, Politico and the AACR.

Best for: Publishers
Price:  $5,388 - average annual contract
Customer support: instant chat
Free trial:
14 days - no credit card required

Powered by JobBoard.io

3. Recruitology

Recruitology provides a white labeled job boards for local markets. It’s popular with local news organisations, and has powerful features that automatically promote new job listings on aggregators and affiliate sites.

Best for: Publishers, Media Companies
Price:  Available on request
Customer support:
Free trial: n/a

Chicago Tribune job board powered by Recruitology

4. JobBoard.com

Established over 10 years ago, JobBoard.com helps you build custom job boards with a plethora of features. It’s regularly used as an alternative to SmartJobBoard. Customers include general job boards such as jobswarehouse.co.uk and US Jobs Repository.


Best for: General job boards
Price:  £99-£999 - 12 month contract minimum
Customer support: UK based, email and telephone
Free trial: n/a

Powered by jobboard.com

5. JOBIQO

Established in Germany, JOBIQO works with you to build custom job sites using their platform. JOBIQO currently power a host of niche job sites globally including Work50, Startus and Only Engineer Jobs. One very cool addition in their software is the inclusion of WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility support for people with disabilities.

Best for: High customization
Price: On request
Free trial: n/a
Customer support: Email based

StartUs Job Board powered by JOBIQO

6. Job Board Mount

At the higher end of the scale, Job Board Mount works with larger corporates and publishers with a budget to match. Job Board Mount offers a range of packages which include template job boards, ability to modify the templates as well as access to their software source code if you wish to custom develop your job board in house. Customers include Birmingham Works and Diversity.com

Best for: High customization
Price: Template annual fee $3,900 / Source code access $9,500 + $4,950 setup fee.
Free trial: n/a
Customer support: Email based

Custom job board built with Job Board Mount
Custom job board built with Job Board Mount

7. Madgex

By far the most trusted job board software for professional associations globally is Madgex. Established over 20 years ago, their customers include mammoth trade associations and publishers including Royal Pharmaceutical Society, CFA Institute and the BMJ. 

Best for: Established Associations and Publishers
Price: On request
Free trial: On request

AAAS Science Careers powered by Madgex

For even more job board maker tools, check out this list of 50 job board software alternatives.
Or if you're interested in building a job board from scratch, here's 4 ways to create a job board using a handful of no code tools.

Happy hunting ✌️