Manager, Customer Success (Remote, CST)
Are you looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Love to innovate? This is an exciting opportunity to join a technology startup in a high growth phase. We’re looking for an experienced, versatile and highly motivated Customer Success leader to join our team.
As a Manager, Customer Success (Remote, USA) CST, your team will be a key differentiator in how our customers view and value Grafana Labs in the AMER Central region. This key leader will have experience building and scaling a success organization to service a growing customer base, curating specific experiences to increase production adoption and revenue protection. The ideal candidate has built a Success team and operations (ideally one that services highly technical customers), and has managed a regional team.
You must have a love for hiring and developing teams. We want to hire well so we can foster talent for growth at Grafana. You will have a passion for putting the customer first and love building strong relationships connecting with customers and internal stakeholders. You will champion the customer experience and liaise with cross functional teams including Sales, Customer Support, Professional Services, and Product Development to ensure the balance between what’s best for the Customer and Grafana.
- Leverage data to drive customer outcomes, product adoption and customer experience
- Create and champion team development, necessary skills and create enablement plans for ongoing growth
- Partner with Sales to align on strategies for key accounts, renewal forecasting, coverage plans, and account opportunities (i.e., opportunities and risks)
- Build trusted relationships with the Product team to articulate patterns and insights for investment that will help the company “win enterprise”
- Hire, develop and mentor Success team members, building a culture of excellence and exceptional customer experiences
- Evolve and iterate our Success methodology for our growing customer base
- Create an innovative, collaborative and fun working environment for the distributed team
- 3+ years of experience growing and scaling a Customer Success team, ideally supporting an org from start-up through scale motions
- Experience working with an Enterprise customer base, driving product adoption leading to a healthy renewal
- Ability to grow, coach and mentor employees
- Excellent decision making skills in a fast paced environment
- Willingness to learn and aptitude to master our products and become a trusted advisor to our customers
- Process and detail oriented and enjoy documenting scalable steps
- Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization including Executive and C-level
- Experience delivering customer-focused solutions to customer needs
- Background knowledge of any of the following fields would be beneficial:
- Observability, devops, logs, metrics, tracing, Kubernetes and general enterprise open source technology
- Excellent listening, problem solving and communication skills