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:
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 Customer support: US & UK based, email, telephone & instant chat Product Marketing Alliance job board powered with Job Board Fire
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
Powered by JobBoard.io
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: Email-based
Chicago Tribune job board powered by Recruitology
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
Powered by jobboard.com
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 Customer support: Email based
StartUs Job Board powered by JOBIQO
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. Customer support: Email based
Custom job board built with Job Board Mount
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
AAAS Science Careers powered by Madgex 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.
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