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Product support Jedi

Feb 18, 2021 | Client Success

We’re looking for a tenacious, self-motivated and energetic people-person to help us support our growing client base in the Pacific timezone. Our software has a steep learning curve so you’ll need to be a cool tech cucumber yet be amazing with humans. Empathy, patience, curiosity, ability to multi-task and friendliness are key to success in this role. 

Role

You will be a part of a small but incredibly high-performing global team offering help to our B2B clients across two products (Award Force and Good Grants). You will communicate with colleagues and clients across countries, cultures and time zones on a daily basis.

Our support is not restricted to email tickets only but also on phone calls and 1-1 Zoom meetings. Once trained, you will be happy to take up client meetings and help with issue resolution, best practices and product adoption. 

You’ll love this role if you’re self-motivated, genuinely enjoy talking with people and solving problems. Lots of energy, confidence with technology and a sense of humour are a must!

You’ll test and report bugs, put forth considered client feedback to product teams; always seeking to improve our products. When you’re not busy with clients, you’ll be happy to update support documentation or work on interesting side projects geared towards continuous improvement. 

We play startup every now and then — new tools implemented as experiments and our processes are always evolving. You’ll be part of this too. If you have a great idea, let’s test it out! We’re not big on bureaucracy, only results.  We don’t expect you to be a slave to your chair, but you will need to be flexible. 

Essentials

  • You’re located anywhere in the Pacific timezone
  • Native English speaker (or 100% fluent), bi-lingual is a bonus!
  • You have fantastic interpersonal skills and are an excellent communicator, verbal and written
  • You are a fast learner and demonstrate high levels of transparency and work ethics
  • You love solving problems and helping others solve theirs 
  • You have a natural aptitude with technology, experience with SaaS and are able to learn (and use) new systems quickly
  • You’re curious, and love learning. If you don’t know something, you speak up, and if you have an idea for improvement you can’t keep quiet!
  • You are not shy to upsell, answer “sales-y” questions
  • You’re super organised and process oriented. You are comfortable using multiple tools for various aspects of the role. We have a process for everything!
  • You have the ability to communicate complex issues in plain language
  • You’re calm in high pressure situations
  • You can work independently, are self-motivated, but enjoy being part of a team
  • You write in well constructed sentences and pay attention to detail
  • Working remotely suits you perfectly, your natural work ethic and passion for helping people will keep you motivated!
  • You are flexible to attend team meetings outside of usual working hours on scheduled days
  • You have access to fast, reliable internet and a dedicated space to work without distractions

Responsibilities

Product support

  • Be the first port of call on all inbound support queries via email/tickets, phone and (later), chat. You’ll be responsible for 100% resolution of 1st level support issues
  • Adhere to our consistent (and impressive!) first-time-reply metric 
  • Provide technically accurate responses after carefully testing necessary scenarios
  • Work with the engineering team to resolve bugs and follow through with updates 

Be amazing with clients

  • Respond quickly (we’re big on speed)
  • Able to really listen to people, get to the heart of the issue and see it through to resolution
  • Convey appreciation and respect to our clients at all times
  • Strive to build trusting relationships based on honesty and transparency

Contribute to continuous improvement

  • Identify and report common user issues for product improvement
  • Identify and fill gaps in support documentation
  • Be on the lookout for anything that can be better

What we offer

  • Full-time role, based remotely, work anywhere within the Pacific timezone
  • Competitive salary, indexed to your experience and location
  • Friendly, sociable, responsible, collaborative team (a great place to be)
  • Lots of training, excellent internal support and coaching (a great place to learn)
  • Regular communication with the global team via chat and video calls
  • Dynamic, young, growing tech company leveraging all the latest tech tools and leading industry trends
  • Stable, bootstrapped, independent business (no VCs calling the shots)
  • Your birthday is a holiday every year
  • 20 days paid annual leave
  • 12 days paid public holidays (your local country/region public holidays)
  • 38 hour work week, Monday to Friday (your weekends are yours)
  • Budget for computer equipment (pending 3 month probationary period)

How to apply

Submission is via the Creative Force system only, the application will take you about 15-20 minutes and applications outside the system will not be considered.

Creative Force is an equal opportunity employer. We are a growing business made up of like-minded, mature individuals who celebrate diversity, work in a discrimination free environment, value continuous improvement and support environmental initiatives.