Enabling and using the Wellfound integration (OAuth)

Available for Access roles Super Admin, Admin, Team Member, Limited Team Member
Can only be configured by Super Admins
Packages All packages


This article is for the latest OAuth-based integration offered by Wellfound. For instructions on how to set up and use the legacy api-key based integration, refer to our help article on the API version of the Wellfound integration.

Find and engage top talent faster with Lever’s sourcing integration with Wellfound. Readers of this article will learn the following:

Setting up the Wellfound integration


Access role must be Super Admin in Lever to set up the integration. You must be a team or organization with admin rights in Wellfound to install this integration.
  • In Wellfound, sign in to an account connected to your company profile
  • Navigate to https://angel.co/recruit/ats
  • Select Lever as your preferred ATS at the bottom of the page

Image 1: Arrow pointing to Settings cog in Wellfound platform header; Image 2: Arrow pointing to Lever tile under 'Select and ATS to sync' heading

  • Click Proceed to Lever.com

ATS Settings modal prompting connection between Lever and Wellfound

  • On the next page, sign in with your admin login credentials

Lever login modal

  • Review the list of requested permissions; click Accept
  • You will be presented with a list of jobs to connect; review, accept, or reject the jobs and click next to complete the connection 

Close up of Lever icon in Wellfound labelled Connected

Configuring the Wellfound integration

Connecting Lever custom questions to existing Wellfound accounts

  • In Wellfound, sign in to an account connected to your company profile
  • Navigate to https://angel.co/recruit/ats
  • Scroll to 'Add Custom Questions' at the bottom of the page
  • Click Proceed to Lever.com Add Custom Questions modal in Wellfound
  • Sign in with your Lever admin login credentials on the next pageLever login modal
  • The connection is now complete

Close up of Lever icon in Wellfound labelled Connected; banner reads that custom questions were successfully added

Using the Wellfound integration

Adding Salary or Equity to the job on Wellfound

After you sync your roles, on Wellfound, navigate to Jobs from the top toolbar and add a salary or equity for each ATS synced job post to prevent limited distribution. Please follow this guide: How do I add a salary or equity range for a job post?

Close of of Limited Distribution tag in Wellfound

Please see this guide to learn about limited distribution: What does it mean if my listings have "Limited Distribution"?

Custom Questions

Your job postings will include any custom questions added to Lever once this change is finalized. The questions are visible to the candidates applying but will not show directly on our Job editing pages. To add custom questions to your job posts, you must do this when signed into Lever. To learn more, refer to our help article on adding custom application questions. If you have difficulty authorizing the connection, you may not be an admin. Reach out to a current admin for assistance.

Disabling the Wellfound integration

  1. In Lever navigate to Settings > Integrations and API
  2. Under the 'Authorized Apps' tab, locate the Wellfound app
  3. Click Revoke Access to disable the integration
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