Full Job Description
We’re seeking a hard-working Customer Support Team Lead as we continue to expand our team. The team lead will be responsible for a specific group of Customer Support Specialists and will focus on improving their teams’ performance, processes, and more. Most importantly, you’ll be responsible for ensuring we continue to live up to and exceed our customers expectations as we deliver an outstanding customer experience.
At SimpleTexting we’re on a mission to help SMBs make an impact by communicating with their audience using text messages.
One of the reasons we’ve grown so fast over the last four years besides our powerful and easy-to-use platform is that we deliver fast, friendly, and empathetic support.
As our team continues to grow, we’re on the hunt for a hard-working person to join us as a Customer Support Team Lead!
In this role you’re in a unique position to understand how our customers find value, how they use our product, and their pain points. You’ll make that knowledge count by helping us improve your teams’ performance, processes, and more. This position reports to the Manager of Customer Support.
If that sounds like an exciting opportunity, then let’s get to the details.
Manage the day-to-day of your team to ensure a high-quality support experience for all customers
Coach customer support specialists, contributing to a supportive and growth-oriented environment
Regularly review performance and metrics, proactively identifying trends
Create intervention and improvement plans for team members to ensure the team is meeting requirements
Coordinate with other departments to improve the experience of the team and customers
Advise on, and directly handle, customer escalations to help your team resolve customer opportunities
Evaluate workflows and processes to recommend improvements that increase team and customer satisfaction
Listen to feedback from team members and resolve any issues
Assist in training new hires to make sure they start off strong
This Role Is For You If
You love making people and teams better
You’re comfortable holding yourself and others accountable
Going above and beyond for people gives you a warm and fuzzy feeling
You’re not afraid to make tough calls
You don’t just complete tasks, you also think strategically about the big picture
You have a customer first attitude
You live the SimpleTexting values in everything you do
Ability to inspire and develop individual teammates
Demonstrable critical thinking, communication, tech, and creative problem-solving skills
Willingness to take ownership over issues.
Self-starter with a positive attitude. You don’t get fazed by change.
Highly organized. You can effectively juggle several different priorities.
Able to become a SimpleTexting power user. You have the skills to learn our product inside and out.
At least two years experience as an individual contributor in a customer support role, preferably for a SaaS company
At least 1 year of experience as a team leader or supervisor, preferably for a customer support team at a SaaS company
Remote (based in the USA and the Philippines)
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation will be based upon current experience and market standards
This is a full-time position with a set schedule during US daytime hours
Flexible time off policy
SimpleTexting is the leading web-based platform for SMS marketing and business texting. Our software gives organizations the ability to send marketing campaigns, share important alerts, and provide 1-on-1 customer service using text messages. Thousands of organizations in North America rely on SimpleTexting to connect with their audiences. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, nonprofits, healthcare providers, churches, schools, and more. And with a powerful suite of features that includes segments, autoresponders, data collection and analytics, our platform is designed to help businesses start and scale their engagement through SMS.
SimpleTexting is proudly part of Sinch, a leading global Communication Platform as a Service (CPaaS) provider, offering messaging, voice and video communication solutions to a large global customer base. Sinch’s APIs and platform deal with over 145 billion engagements annually. Enterprise customers include 8 out of 10 of the largest US tech companies by market capitalization, major airlines, banks, retail, e-tail, internet, ride-hailing, parcel delivery companies and more
Our values of Dream big, Win together, Keep it simple and Make it happen are what make us successful on our journey to be the global leader in customer engagement for SMBs, so people who feel a connection to these values and like the pace of a fast-growing global company will easily fit into our team. We are committed to building a company that empowers individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds to be their authentic self and bring their values into their work. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better our success will be.
If you’re looking for the next opportunity in your career and want to work for a growing tech company, then apply now!
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