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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. There can only be one Primary Owner of a workspace, but
this role can be transferred to another member.
Admins can manage members, channels, and handle other administrative tasks.
💡 Visit Roles and permissions in Slack for a list of roles and what they can do.
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
Heads of department like Engineering, IT or Human Resources
Admins could be:
Senior administrative staff
To learn how to promote a member to Owner or Admin, see
Change a member's role.