How to build and automate a job board with Webflow and Airtable


  • Beginners welcome

For those who want to

  • Create an niche job board with a payment system
  • Automate job listings from an API
  • Auto-post job posts

Building an automated job board is a smart way to generate passive income and help others find work. These lessons show you how to set up a job board, automate the posting of employment opportunities and payments, plus you'll learn how to pull in data from an API and display it on a live site.

What will you learn?

How to clone a job board template into WebflowStart now ⭢

Learn how to set up a job board in less than 5 minutes! In this tutorial we show you can use Webflow to build a job board, by cloning a free template that you can then customise.

All you'll need for this tutorial is a Webflow account and a few minutes of your time.

The Webflow template used in this tutorial can be found here and was created by Chris Spags and the team at Jetboost.

Importing Jobs into a Webflow Job BoardStart now ⭢

In this tutorial, we show you how you can easily import jobs into your Webflow job board using the native feature in Webflow and a CSV.

This makes it simple to gather jobs in an external database and then import them all at once when you're ready

All you'll need for this tutorial is a Webflow account and a CMS with some job entries to import in a CSV.

Fetch data via API using Data Fetcher and AirtableStart now ⭢

In this tutorial we'll show you how to use Data Fetcher to fetch data from an API endpoint and bring it into your Airtable base.

This could be useful when you want to be able to auto-populate your app or site with job posts and don't want to do it manually.

For our job board build, we pull in job listing information using the API (Endpoint - Although we are using it for job information you could use it for:

  • Directory information
  • Shopify sales data
  • Sports results
  • Rating and reviews
  • MailChimp data
  • and much more

We hope you enjoy this short tutorial on Data Fetcher and let us know what you use it for in the Community.

Capturing job submissions with Airtable and ZapierStart now ⭢

This tutorial shows you how to capture your Webflow form submissions, in this case, 'Job Postings', and send them to an Airtable using Zapier. This is useful if you want to see all of your job submissions in one place before posting them onto your job board. Additionally, in this tutorial, we create a manual approval step to double-check the quality of the submission!

For this tutorial you will need:

  • An Airtable account
  • A Webflow account
  • A Zapier account
Automate getting Airtable data into your Webflow job boardStart now ⭢

This tutorial teaches you how to connect your Airtable base which will contain your job listings (as shown in the following tutorial), with your Webflow site. We do this using Zapier. This is a really useful step if you want to auto-populate your site with job posts and don't want to do it manually.

Tip: it might help to watch this tutorial and the following one together, to give some more context around the steps in this video.

You'll need accounts with Webflow, Airtable and Zapier to complete this tutorial.

Create a job board newsletter sign-up form with ConvertkitStart now ⭢

Marketing your job board and building a database of people to send communications to is a crucial step in the success of your new job board.

In this tutorial we show you how to create a job board newsletter signup form using Convertkit. We show you how to capture more information other than just the name and email address—for example, job preferences by industry or experience level.

To complete this you'll need:

  • A Convertkit account
  • A Webflow account

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