Can a contact be associated with more than one company?SOLVE
May 14, 2020 12:18 PM
We are in the Education Industry and we have adviser who create the yearbook for the school. When the schools are small, a PTA member might take on the role as the yearbook adviser. Sometimes they will end up doing both the Elementary and Middle School books together as they have children in both, etc. So we have two different companies (Schools) with the same contact we'd like to associate to the company. Hubspot seems to re-assign the contact versus allowing them to be on both ocmpanies.
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May 15, 2020 4:37 AM
Welcome to the forums!
No, a contact can only be associated with one company at a time.
If you open any contact and look at the "Company" area in the right-hand toolbar you'll see their currently-associated company. There's a "+ Add" button, which will be greyed out if the contact is already associated with a company, with a message saying "You may only associate one company to a contact record".
Also, you can't set up two contacts with the same email address, which might have otherwise been an option for you!
If this person has separate email addresses for each school you could set one person up as two separate individuals, i.e.
John Smith - email@example.com
John Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org
And then associate one with each company.
Hope this helps?
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