What can the Drafted Slackbot access in my Slack workspace?

Updated 1 month ago by Aubrie Przybysz

Drafted asks for the following Slack permissions: 

Required Permissions:

  • Add a bot with the username @drafted_bot (bot)
  • Access your workspace's profile information (users:read
  • View email addresses of people on your workspace (users:read:email)

    Optional Permissions:

    • Access information about your public channels (channels:read)
    • Modify information about and create public channels (channels:write

      Permission Details

      Add a bot with the username @drafted_bot (bot)

      The bot is created to privately message users new suggested referrals on a weekly basis by default. The frequency of these messages can be updated by individual users.  The bot also has the ability to send messages into the #drafted-referrals channel when a new referral is made.

      Access your workspace's profile information (users:read) & View email addresses of people on your workspace (users:read:email)

      Drafted uses the email addresses of users' in your workspace to match existing Drafted users to the corresponding Slack users. This allows us to automatically link their profiles without requiring any extra steps. 

      Access information about your public channels (channels:read)

      Drafted uses this permission to read which users are subscribed to which channels in Slack. This allows Recruiters to send user invites in bulk using channels instead of sending individual invites. 

      Modify information about and create public channels (channels:write

      Drafted uses this permission to create a public notifications channel called #drafted-referrals which hosts all referral notifications. The @drafted_bot is invited to this channel in order to post those referrals. 

       Selective Permissions

      Drafted allows the user integrating Slack to customize the permissions the Slack app requests. 

      Allow Drafted to invite users by channel (channels:read) 

      Leaving this box unchecked removes the channels:read permission from Slack but prevents Drafted users from being able to send bulk invites by channels using the Drafted Slackbot. 

      Allow Drafted to create the public #drafted-referrals notification channel (channels:write) 

      Leaving this box unchecked removes the channels:write permission from Slack but prevents Drafted from creating the public #drafted-referrals channel and the recruiting team will not receive push notifications for new referrals.  


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