Full time, Utrecht
Freshworks is looking for an exceptional addition to our Customer Success team in Utrecht. Being a customer champion is part of our culture and a guideline for anything we do. Our team plays a central role in this effort and is the primary driver to retain and develop our existing customers.
As a Customer Success Manager (CSM) you will act as a strategic consultant and trusted advisor to our mid-market and enterprise customers. You dedicatedly engage with key partners and help them use the Freshworks platform fully. The foundation for this engagement is a precise understanding of our solution as well as in-depth knowledge of the client's business and industry trends.
Your role and responsibilities:
1. Build deep relationships and drive product adoption
Work along with a pre-defined group of our largest and most important customers. Establish connections to partners ranging from support agents to CxOs.
Engage with customers in a dedicated and regular manner e.g. in quarterly business reviews, roadmap presentations and product trainings
Understand and document customer’s organization, its needs, goals and challenges.
Educate and train customers on the best ways to use our products and its new features. Help them to follow data driven approaches and measure KPIs.
2. Retain customers
Analyze product usage data to actively take necessary actions to improve product adoption and reduce churn
Conduct diagnostics and identify gaps in the customer’s product setup and processes. Evangelize and guide customers to implement improvements.
Develop creative solutions in collaboration with technical experts in case the standard feature set is not sufficient to meet customer needs.
3. Inspire customer growth and advocacy
Work together with the Account Management team to discover opportunities for growth and drive net expansion.
Promote awareness of Freshworks’ latest innovations and motivate customers to become references, participate in events and contribute to case studies.
Find new and creative ways to create “moments of wow” for our customers.
Our perfect match
2-3 years of experience in a customer facing role. Experience with consulting or account management a big plus
Bachelor's degree. Engineering background is advantageous.
Communicates clearly and with empathy to become a trusted advisor for our clients.
Collaborates effectively with different internal teams (e.g., sales, marketing, product, support).
Enjoys learning about Freshworks’ products and their technical foundation.
Shows business insight to understand client’s needs and keeps a professional attitude.
Combines an analytical mindset with a can-do attitude. Identifies root causes and develops adequate solutions quickly.
Manages multiple projects at ease and can quickly switch context from technical to business topics.
Willingness to travel, as much as 25% of the time will be spent at client’s offices
Fluency in English and Dutch. Fluency in other EU languages is a plus.
These are some benefits you can expect from us in return:
At Freshworks, we are creating a global workplace that enables everyone to find their true potential, purpose, and passion irrespective of their background, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or ethnicity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all and believe that diversity in the workplace creates a more vibrant, richer work environment that advances the goals of our employees, communities and business.
Freshworks provides intelligent customer engagement software for businesses of all sizes, making it easy for teams to win customers for life. More than 50,000 businesses trust Freshworks, including our employee engagement, customer engagement and CRM solutions, to better support employees so businesses can increase customer satisfaction and lifetime value. Our products are ready to go, easy to use, and offer a quick return on investment.
Freshworks has received numerous accolades ranking #16 on the prestigious Forbes’ Cloud 100 and #22 on the Battery Ventures/Glassdoor Best Places to Work lists.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Freshworks has a dedicated global team operating from 13 locations to serve our customers throughout the world. Freshworks is backed by leading investors including Accel, CapitalG, Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global Management. For more information visit www.freshworks.com.