In this article, we're going to be discussing what a deadline gig is. A deadline gig is a new way to schedule a gig. Deadline gigs are great for tasks that need to be completed but don't necessarily need a specific time slot to do them. This gives you and your team more flexibility when creating gigs. When you create a deadline gig, users can check in anytime before the deadline arrives. If you need the create a gig article please click here.
Some good use cases for deadline gigs would be:
Deliveries and Pickups
Pro Tip: Deadline gigs do not have a specific Start Time so notifications work slightly differently compared to normal gigs. Talent will receive a notification when they're assigned & when the deadline is less than 1 week away
Let's take a look at the information you'll need to fill out when creating a deadline gig. See below:
This will default to the program start date if you have one, otherwise, you can set this to any date you wish.
This is the Deadline part of the Deadline Gig. Enter the final date you wish for this gig to be completed.
This is locked off during creation. Deadline gigs can be completed anytime before the deadline. However, when a user checks in to complete a task the start time will be added at that moment, so you can still track when a task was completed.
If a gig is a deadline gig you can still set the duration of how long you think the talent should spend completing this task or event.
Pro Tip: Once you've created a deadline gig, it will appear as any other gig in the dashboard as seen below. You'll notice a slight difference where the date section says "By MM/DD/YYYY". That's how you can easily tell. As seen here: