Add a TikTok Account

Add a TikTok account to Hire Shorts to manage it from the same place as your other social media accounts. When you add a TikTok account to Hire Shorts, you can publish videos to it, engage with your audience, create analytics reports, and more.

Admins, and those with custom organization permissions to Add Social Networks can add social accounts to organizations.

If you are posting to a Business Account you

Make sure that your brand has a TikTok Business account. Personal and Creator accounts aren’t supported, and you’ll want a Business account if you’re creating videos as part of your brand’s social strategy. See TikTok’s help article to learn more about Personal and Business accounts on TikTok.

To switch your TikTok account to Business, follow these steps in the TikTok mobile app:

  1. In your TikTok account, select your Profile.
  2. Select the profile menu in the top right, and then select Settings and privacy.
  3. Select Manage account, and then select Switch to Business Account.

Post to your TikTok account


  1. In a separate browser tab or window, log out of TikTok.
  2. In View Jobs Page
  3. Select Share Jobs Button
  4. Select TikTok.
  5. Enter the TikTok account credentials, and then select Log in.
  6. Select Authorize to give Hire Shorts permission to manage your account. If you select Edit access and adjust any settings, TikTok won’t fully work in Hire Shorts.
  7. Add Title & Description
  8. Press Upload

Troubleshoot problems adding a TikTok Business account

Hire Shorts is connecting to the wrong TikTok account

Before adding a TikTok profile, open a new web browser tab, and log out of TikTok. Then go back to Hire Shorts and proceed. You’ll be able to enter the correct account credentials.

You’re seeing the error: “Couldn’t authorize access”

If after entering your TikTok account credentials and selecting Log in, you see this error, it means you have a Personal TikTok account. Follow the instructions in Before you begin to switch your account to Business so you can manage TikTok along with the rest of your social accounts in Hire Shorts.