Customer Advocate (Remote- US Based)

Job Summary 

We're looking for our next Customer Advocate to join our team! If you're looking for meaningful work alongside a great team, love technology and interacting with customers, please continue reading! Preference will be given to candidates with experience supporting customers in a SaaS environment. If you are passionate about customer success and looking to grow your career in a company that is customer-driven and places as high a value on customer relationships, this role is for you. This is a PST position. Candidates must be able to work 9:30 - 5:30 PST // Noon - 8:00 EST.

Responsibilities 

As a Customer Advocate, you’ll role is to:

  • Coach our customers on how to best use the software for their business' needs. You'll work out of a shared queue of phone calls, emails, and live chats, with a priority on phone support.
  • Help customers to grow and manage their practices; offer creative solutions for their unique business needs and communicate what you learn to the rest of the team to improve our software.
  • Help practice owners determine which subscription level is best for their business and clearly explain the benefits of using our software to grow their client base.
  • Own your work and ensure it's of the highest quality by checking it against our shared standards for excellence.
  • Contribute to our growing knowledge base of tutorials and help documentation.
  • Utilize a variety of MS Team channels for collaborating on unique cases with the rest of the Advocate team.
  • Escalate complex issues to our Senior Advocate Team.
  • Rely on your expert product knowledge to distinguish between bugs, requests for improvement, and areas of confusion for customers.
  • Share knowledge with the team, rally around shared team goals, and celebrate wins along the way.
  • You are a great listener, and you keep your cool in stressful situations. You are willing to stay on the phone longer than might be necessary. If someone is frustrated, you don’t escalate with them. You remain in control while building rapport through your kind nature and willingness to understand another’s perspective.
  • You have an admirable level of empathy that is innate to who you are as a person, not just on the job. You genuinely desire to help others and learn from their experiences. You keep things personable, while not taking customer frustrations personally.
  • You adapt to changes quickly. This is a fast-moving software company that releases significant product changes every three weeks. You take the initiative to master the product and are prepared to help a customer navigate changes that affect them. If a critical bug is disrupting Support, you don’t freak out. You adjust your routine to better serve the customer while ensuring our team stays focused and on-task together.
  • You take initiative and don’t wait to be told exactly how to do something or respond. We trust our team to do what is in the best interest of the customer, and you are often the source of determining what is best. Your hands aren’t tied just because you don’t see it in writing.
  • You go above and beyond what the customer is asking and anticipate what they might want to know next. You take note of what features they are using incorrectly and coach them on features they could be using to grow their business and revenue.
  • You are a natural problem-solver. You don't have to see things in black and white. You not only love the challenge of ambiguity, you thrive on it. You think critically, can quickly spot trends that are not always visible on the surface, and take what you learn from one support case and apply it to the next. You document your findings along the way in our Help Center.

Requirements 

  • 1-2 year of work experience in a customer-facing role, preferably in customer success, account management, or client services
  • A desire to build a career in customer support and have longevity with our team
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Empathy and a genuine passion for helping customers succeed
  • Willingness to help with weekend email answering when needed
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically
  • Ability to remove barriers to understanding by communicating clear, detailed, and engaging instructions for customers to follow.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment and remain calm under pressure
  • Proven proficiency in problem solving
  • Curiosity and a passion for learning
  • High capacity/not easily overwhelmed

Preferred 

  • Experience supporting customers in a SaaS environment
  • Previous experience in a help desk or technical support role.
  • Zendesk and JIRA or comparable ticket management software
  • Previous experience working in the massage and or wellness industry
  • Experience working in a remote role
  • Bilingual

Excited about this role but don’t meet every single requirement?  Studies have shown that women and other marginalized groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At Togetherwork we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.  You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

The Company offers a comprehensive employee benefits program, including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance options 
  • 100% Employer paid short/long term disability
  • Basic Life 
  • 401(k) option with 100% company match 
  • Flexible paid personal/vacation time built on mutual trust and accountability
  • 10 sick days annually 
  • 9 company paid holidays
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave

Inclusion and Diversity: Togetherwork is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are a company where diverse backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are valued. Togetherwork does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, age, ethnic or national origin, or any other basis protected by all local, state or federal laws. 

Salary Range Disclosure

The base range represents the low and high end of the Togetherwork salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on factors including, but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Togetherwork's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include discretionary bonuses, long term incentives, a flexible paid vacation/personal time policy, 6 weeks paid parental leave and more.

Salary Range

US Remote: $40,000- $45,000 USD per year 

Togetherwork provides integrated software and financial solutions to a wide range of communities and organizations including associations, camps, unions, fraternities & sororities, gyms, dance studios, religious congregations, pet services, and more.

Our mission-critical tools help our customers manage and grow their communities and enhance the depth and breadth of their member engagement. Our team is united in its desire to help our clients better serve and empower their communities.

Note: The hiring process for this role requires a video screening and a writing activity.

 

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