When this happens...
SubmittableNew Submission
Then do this...
MailchimpAdd/Update Subscriber

When someone submits work to you, you've captured their attention. Why not add them to an email list for future group communication? That's a pretty tedious task, so let this Submittable MailChimp integration take care of it for you.

Note: Before enabling this Zap, please ensure that you have clearly indicated to your submitters that they will be added to a mailing list.

How It Works

  1. You receive a new submission in Submittable
  2. Zapier creates a MailChimp subscriber

What You Need

  • Submittable account
  • MailChimp account

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When this happens...
then do this!
New Subscriber

Triggers when a new subscriber is added to an audience.

Add/Update Subscriber

Add a new subscriber to an audience of your choosing. Can be used to update an existing subscriber too.

Updated Subscriber

Triggers when a subscriber is added or updated in an audience.

Unsubscribe Email

Unsubscribe an email address from an audience of your choosing.

New Campaign

Triggers when a new campaign is created or sent.

Send Campaign

Sends a campaign draft. PLEASE NOTE: This action sends an email to everyone signed up to the Campaign. Are you trying to send an email to just one person? Set up an Automation within MailChimp and assign the welcome email to a tag. Then assign that tag to your customer with the Add Subscriber To Tag Action.

Submission Declined

Triggers when a submission is declined.

Create Campaign

Creates a campaign draft.

Submission Accepted

Triggers when a submission is accepted.

Add Subscriber to Tag

Add an email address to a tag within an audience. Note: the email address must already be subscribed to the audience, or this will fail.

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Submittable is a submission management platform used to accept, review, and make decisions on any kind of digital content from any device.

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