Job Description Template
Create and share beautiful job description documents and attract the best people with this free template.
What is a job description?
A job description is a document which outlines a job role. Effective job descriptions typically contain a brief overview of the company's product and mission, as well as details about the role itself, and the expected qualifications and experience of candidates.
A good job description not only gives potential candidates all the information about the position they need to know, but also makes the role and company sound interesting and attractive.
Why create beautiful job description documents?
Hiring excellent candidates for your business is a competitive task. In order to attract top tier staff, you need to create job descriptions that look good and which sell the best aspects of your company and the role to potential candidates.
Using Craft to create job descriptions allows you to create outstanding documents which catch the eyes of potential candidates.
How do you write a great job description?
A great job description gets attention and makes any potential candidate think:
"This job sounds great! I'd love to work for this company. I'm going to apply".
To get that response, you job description should contain these elements:
- Brief description of the company mission, culture and values
- The duties and vision for the role
- Benefits and perks
- Expected qualifications and experience
- Salary range
- Closing date for applications
Should I include salary in a job description?
Although many job descriptions don't include salary details, potential applicants will thank you for doing so. Including the salary range boosts transparency and avoids time wasted processing applications from candidates with salary expectations in excess of your budget.
How to use this job description template
- Create a folder called ‘Templates.’
- Create this template document and give it a title. Remember to add ‘template’ to make it easy to find later.
- Add your content. Be sure to create an experience that looks beautiful.
- You're ready to share your job description with the world. Happy staff hunting!
Sharing your job description
Once you have created your job description, publish it online and share it via the 'share to web' function.
It's good practice to publish jobs on your own website, as well as sharing them with recruitment agencies and via your company's social channels.
Get this free job description template here.