Owners and Administrators

As a Workspace Owner or Administrator, you can promote other members to help manage your workspace.

  • Owners can access high-level administrative features like billing, workspace authentication, access, security policies, and more.
  • Admins can manage members, channels, and handle other maintenance tasks.

💡  Visit Roles and permissions in Slack for a list of roles and what they can do.

Note: A Slack workspace can have only one Primary Owner. Learn how to transfer primary ownership. 

Tip: View a full list of admins on your workspace. Just click the   More Items menu in the top right corner, then select Workspace Directory.

Choose your Workspace Owners and Admins

Promoting trusted members to Owner and Admin roles can help with managing your Slack workspace. With more Owners and Admins you can share day-to-day tasks like sending invitations and managing channels.

You can have as many Owners and Admins on a workspace as you need.

Workspace Owners might include:

  • Founders and executives
  • Senior leadership
  • Heads of department like Engineering, IT or Human Resources

Admins could be:

  • Managers
  • Senior administrative staff
  • Project managers
  • IT engineers

Promote members

To learn how to promote a member to Owner or Admin, see Change a member's role.


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