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How to Give and Request Access to a Pinterest Business Account in 2022

For agencies and freelancers who manage client Pinterest accounts and ads, you need to request access. We've broken it down step by step in this article. Do you have a partner managing your Pinterest account? You need to grant them access, learn how it's done here.

Sarah Wisbey
July 12, 2022
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4 min. read
Article Content
Why do you need to give access to Pinterest?
How to give a partner business access to a Pinterest account
How to add a partner to your Pinterest Ad Account
How to remove a partner’s permissions on Pinterest?
How to request business access to a Pinterest account
Do you manage other marketing assets for your clients?

In the first quarter of 2022, Pinterest had 433 million active monthly users. The platform is often overlooked as a marketing tool you can leverage to grow your business. 

Posting on Pinterest helps you build your audience and is a great way to target potential customers. Pinterest is a search engine where you can use trends and keywords to help people discover your brand. Pinterest ads are another great marketing strategy for reaching new audiences. 

What if you want to outsource your Pinterest content and advertising? You’ll need to give them access to your Pinterest accounts.  

In this article, we’ll cover how you can give access to someone to manage your Pinterest account. 

We’ll also cover how to request access to Pinterest if you’re an agency or freelancer. 

Why do you need to give access to Pinterest?

If you have employees, an agency or freelancers who work on your Pinterest content, they’ll need access to your account.  Whether it’s to post pins, share ads, or look at the analytics for your content, they’ll need access!

To give access to your Pinterest account and Pinterest Ad account, you’ll need to ensure you have a Pinterest for business account. 

Convert your personal account to a business account by clicking on: 

  • Settings
  • Account management 
  • Convert account
How to switch to a Pinterest business account

Once you’re sure you have a business account, you can start giving access to your partners.

You can give different levels of access, depending on how much control you want to give someone. 

How to give a partner business access to a Pinterest account

Follow these steps to give someone access to your Pinterest business account, so they can run ads and more:

1. Confirm that your partner also has a Pinterest business account and ask for their Pinterest business ID

2. Login to your Pinterest for business account 

3. Click on Business Access in the top right-hand corner menu 

Get business access on Pinterest

4. Click on Partners on the left-hand side

Grant partner access Pinterest

5. Click Invite partner 

6. Enter your partner’s business ID

Add partner Pinterest business ID

7. Check Invite this partner to access your ad accounts and tools

8. Click Add partner

9. The partner will receive an email invitation that looks like this

Pinterest partner invite email

10. Your partner clicks View invitation

11. Your partner logs in to their Pinterest business account

12. Clicks Accept invitation which gives them access to your Pinterest account 

How to add a partner to your Pinterest Ad Account 

Once your agency or freelancer has Pinterest business access, you need to give them further permissions to access your Ad account. 

Here’s how to do it: 

1. Click on Ad accounts on the left-hand side in your Business Access section

2. Select the ad account you want to give access to

3. Click Partners 

Give ad account access

4. Select the pencil on the right 

5. Use the toggles to turn on the ad account permissions you want to grant

Assign Pinterest ad account permissions

6. Click Assign permissions

You can change these permissions anytime by following the same process and saving your edits.

How to remove a partner’s permissions on Pinterest? 

You can remove a partner at any time by clicking the trash can next to the partner’s name: 

Remove partner access on Pinterest

How to request business access to a Pinterest account

If you’re an agency or freelancer who works with client Pinterest accounts, you will need to request business access to their account before you can get to work.  You need to ask your client for their Pinterest business ID to request access. 

Follow these steps to request access to your clients’ Pinterest business accounts:

1. Confirm your client has a Pinterest business account and ask for their Pinterest business ID

2. Login to your Pinterest for business account 

3. Click on Business access in the top right-hand corner menu 

Pinterest business access

4. Click on Partners on the left-hand side

5. Click Add partner 

How to add partner

6. Enter your client’s Pinterest business ID

Request Pinterest business access

7. Check Request access to this partner’s ad accounts and tools 

8. Click Add partner

9. Your client will receive an email invitation with your request

10. Your client accepts the request and grants you the required permissions to their Pinterest account 

Do you manage other marketing assets for your clients?

Do you manage other marketing assets for your clients, such as a Facebook page, Facebook Ads, TikTok or Google assets?

If you do, getting access to them no longer needs to waste your time and resources! 

We created Leadsie to make getting access simple, quick, and hassle-free. 

You send your client a Leadsie link, they securely log in to their account, choose which permissions to grant, and BOOM, you have access! 

How to use Leadsie

Leadsie does all the work, adding you as a user in the backend, so your client doesn’t have to! 

Sign up for a free 14-day trial by entering your email below! 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sarah Wisbey

Sarah gets most excited when writing about growth and learning by doing. She loves that her writing helps start-ups grow. When she’s not caught up in the thrill of content writing, you’ll find her surfing in the Atlantic ocean and running her own yoga retreats.

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