Setting campaign activation permissions for new campaigns

Campaigns can only be activated with the appropriate permissions. If the campaign approvals feature is enabled, you must request approval before you can activate the campaign.

To grant campaign activation permissions to a user or user group:

  1. Click Settings An image of the Settings menu icon, which is represented by a black cog..

  2. Click Users in the Users and Security area.

  3. Click the Groups tab on the left panel.

    An image of the Groups tab in the left tab.

  4. Locate the user group you want to modify. You have three options to achieve this:

    1. Expand the All Users drop-down, then click the + symbol next to a folder in order to navigate into that folder.

      An image of the Groups folder. Red arrows are pointing towards the expand button and the drop-down list.

    2. Expand the My Recent Items drop-down to access a list of recently created or accessed user profiles available to you.

      An image of the My Recent Items drop-down list. A red arrow is pointing at the expand button.

    3. Type the first few letters of a user profile into the Quick Search field, then press Enter.

      An image of the Quick Search function, which is highlighted by a red box.

  5. Click the group name to open the security group profile on the right panel.

    Note: Alternatively, you can click the drop-down arrow next to a group name, then click Security Group Details.

    An image of the Security Group Details option in the User Profile drop-down list.

  6. Click Default Asset Permissions.

    An image of the Default Asset Permissions option, which can be found in the Security Group Overview.

  7. Click Edit.

    An image of the Sample User window with the Edit button highlighted by a red box.

  8. On the Campaigns tab, select the Activate check box for the security group or individual user who needs be able to activate campaigns.

    An image of the Campaigns tab with the Activate box checked.

    • If Activate is not selected, the user or group does not have the activation permission. If the campaign approvals feature is in use, the user can still activate a campaign, but must first go through the approvals process.
    • If Activate is selected, the user or group can activate the campaign regardless of whether or not the campaign approvals feature is in use.
    • If the user or security group is not listed, type the name of the user or security group into the search field, then click Add.

      An image of the search field with a red arrow pointing at the Add button.

    • Click Delete in the row of a user or security group to remove them from the list.

      An image of the Delete button, which is located in the last column.

  9. Click Save when you are finished.

Campaign activation permissions have been granted to the specified groups or individual users.

Learn more

Campaign approvals