Roles and Permissions

This article explains the roles and permissions available in MeisterTask. It includes:

  • About roles and permissions.
  • Available roles and permissions in MeisterTask.
  • How to set roles and permissions in projects.

How to Manage Roles and Permissions

Roles and permissions are available only for teams on MeisterTask Business and Enterprise plans. Find out more about what’s included on our pricing page. 

What are roles and permissions?

Roles and permissions enable you to assign different roles to project members. Each role offers a different set of rights.  

Roles assigned on a project basis: if you are the administrator of one project, this does not automatically make you the administrator of every project your team has created. Likewise, being a team admin does not automatically make you a project admin.

Available roles and permissions

The roles currently available in MeisterTask Business are as follows:



Administrators have full control over the project. They can modify tasks, users and change all project properties (sections, automations, integrations, etc.).



Members can modify tasks in the project (create, edit, assign, complete, archive, trash etc.) but cannot change any project properties. 



Commenters can view projects and comment on tasks but otherwise not modify them in any way. When a commenter comments on a task, they are automatically added as a watcher and are subsequently notified of changes made to the task.



Individuals with read-only permissions can open the project and view all tasks individually, but they can not edit the project or its tasks in any way.

You can invite users that are not part of your Business Team to projects and assign them a Read-only or Commenter role. This allows you to keep external stakeholders informed about project progress and involve them in tasks without the risk of them modifying tasks without permission.

Change User Permissions in Projects

Note: You need to have the role of Administrator in the project you are attempting to change permissions for. 

To change user permissions in a project:

  1. Open the project you wish to set permissions for and click the (i) at the top of the screen.
  2. Click Project Properties.
  3. Find the user you wish to change permissions for and click on the drop down button next to their current role. 
  4. Select a new role from the list. 
  5. Click Done.


If you’re still having trouble…

Contact MeisterTask Support for help.