Customer Success Manager

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Focus: Drive customer adoption and outcomes leading to renewals; expansion and advocacy for our products which are built for global social sector organizations on Force.com platform.
Supervisor: Director of Product
Location: Amsterdam, Cape Town, or Mumbai (indicate preference in application)

About Vera

Vera Solutions is a social enterprise and Certified B Corporation® building cloud and mobile applications for social impact organizations worldwide. Our clients—more than 275 organizations in over 55 countries—include major iNGOs and grant-making organizations, social enterprises, and community-based organizations. Our solutions help organizations working in health, education, human rights, and other development sectors to collect, analyze and utilize real-time, high-quality programmatic data, automate processes, and work more efficiently and effectively. Vera’s work is centred on the Force.com platform, the world’s leading cloud application development platform. Vera is a growing organization, with over 60 full-time staff based in Boston, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Geneva, Mumbai, Nairobi, New York, São Paulo, and Washington, D.C. We have been honoured with the Global Good Fund, Echoing Green, Rainer Arnhold, Dasra Social Impact, Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowships and the Genesis Prize and have been featured in Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneur Magazine’s 30 Startups to Watch.

Position Overview

The Customer Success Manager (CSM) will be part of a growing Products team, and will drive Vera’s retention of clients and reputation for exceptional customer satisfaction. The CSM will lead customer success initiatives, keep our team focused on customer outcomes and play a central role in directing the future of the product. The CSM will provide technical support, understand customer outcomes through ongoing collection and analysis of data and feedback and turn this into onboarding and retention strategies. The CSM is a people person, with exceptional customer service and communication skills. Candidates should have strong project management skills, and be able to coordinate with multiple teams to own client relationships.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build the support infrastructure at Vera, including documenting proven strategies, selecting and implementing appropriate technologies for ticketing, and developing templates.
  • Build and manage Vera’s customer success team.
  • Be the trusted partner for our clients on product functionality, onboarding, training end users, and post go-live support including troubleshooting technical issues.
  • Manage post-implementation onboarding experience for customers. Deliver training sessions to ensure understanding and adoption.
  • Test new strategies to ensure client retention and success.
  • Engage with current and past Vera clients, understanding business/technical needs and possibility for support scopes.
  • Learn the product roadmap, understanding current functionality and future offerings.
  • Collaborate with multiple project teams, ensuring successful implementation across Vera’s projects.
  • Be the client representative and share client feedback with product, sales and marketing to improve our processes.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • 2-5 years experience in a customer success, relationship management, account management, or similar role in a SaaS company
  • Experience working with complex, multi-divisional, multi-geographical clients
  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills; ability to lead technical conversations
  • Empathetic, positive attitude with a desire to to help our clients reach their goals
  • Demonstrated success in achieving targets
  • Success working with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organizational skills and a passion for fine details
  • Diligent work ethic and proven ability to execute tasks with drive and enthusiasm
  • Passion for technology and being part of a fast-growing products team
  • Insatiable desire to improve skills and knowledge of self and others

Desirable

  • Experience with JIRA
  • Interest in social service work or international development

Compensation and Benefits

Vera Solutions offers equitable compensation (including benefits) and strong incentives, commensurate with experience and cost of living.

Complete an online application (attaching CV and cover letter).

Applications are rolling, but you should submit your application before June 15th, 2019. For additional information, please contact jobs@verasolutions.org.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At Vera we celebrate diversity; not only do we value the diversity of our workforce, we rely on it. Employees with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences inform our approach to our work, driving us to ask questions and challenge assumptions, solve problems creatively, and foster strong relationships with each other and our clients. We are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, in which all of our staff feel safe and thrive.

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