USA (Can Be Remote)
Full Time

Customer Success Director

You love the action, are excited by scaling globally, thrive in a bold, fast-moving, values-driven company? Join us!

Job Responsibilities

  • Set the overall vision and strategic plan for the Account Management organization, focusing on driving product adoption, leading a positive customer experience, and driving growth through gross renewals and net retention improvements.
  • Drive customer outcomes, product adoption and customer experience
  1. Lead the technical assessment as part of the sales process
  2. Influence future lifetime value through higher product adoption, customer satisfaction and overall health scores
  3. Reduce churn and drive new business growth through greater advocacy and reference ability
  • Define and optimize customer lifecycle by driving programs and initiatives to improve engagement approaches based on customer segmentation and leading a culture of continuous improvement
  • Build and lead world-class team:
  1. Recruit and develop a high performing team
  2. Develop company-wide customer success motion integrating processes, content and data to/from stakeholder organizations (e,g., Marketing, Product/Engineering, etc)
  3. Foster collaboration within the Guidde team and across customers
  4. Drive operational practices to track performance of teams and individuals
  • Drive Account Growth Outcomes:
  1. Expand our revenue in accounts through new sales and up-sell opportunities 
  2. Influence future lifetime value through higher product adoption, customer satisfaction and overall health scores
  3. Reduce churn and drive new business growth through greater advocacy and referenceability
  • Build a team from the ground up and deliver transformational leadership so that team is highly motivated and engaged. Be an inspirational role model by challenging and maximizing the strength of the team and aligning their efforts to the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Address escalated client issues with speed and urgency, orchestrating resources across the company as appropriate
  • This role is focused on pre-sales and customer success management and is not a technical support-related role.

Job Requirements

  • 5 - 7 years of management experience leading teams in a software company
  • 3 years experience leading customer success managers, account management, or sales teams. Professional services experience is a plus.
  • 3 years experience leading managers of teams in a PLG or SaaS company
  • Proven experience leading teams, driving new and expansion sales, driving software adoption and leveraging customer success best practices
  • Proven ability to develop strategies, translate them into initiatives and track successful delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to lead managers and successfully manage global, distributed teams across cultures, lines of business, and geographies
  • Possesses a strong management presence and leadership ability, with communication and interpersonal skills that inspire and motivate leaders and teams
  • Demonstrated operational excellence in analytical thinking, process development and improvement, problem solving, communication, delegation and planning
  • Able to be flexible and agile in responding to evolving business priorities and dealing with ambiguity
  • Able to collaborate across the organization and with external stakeholders
  • Experience successfully working with senior (C-level) executives
  • Holds strong operational skills that will drive organizational efficiencies and customer satisfaction
  • Willing and able to address escalated client issues with speed and urgency
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.

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