Manager, Customer Success Management

Sales Chicago, Illinois


The Manager, Customer Success Management (CSM) is responsible for leading Glassdoor’s efforts to ensure that customers have the best possible experience using the service.  In this role, you will lead a team of Customer Success Managers to create outstanding customer engagement.

This is a high impact leadership position where strategy meets execution. To achieve success, you will be truly passionate about customer advocacy and have a proven track record of delivering excellent retention and Net Promoter Score (NPS) outcomes.  You are confident in working with partners in the Sales organization and can demonstrate success building collaborative relationships with Sales teams.  You are data-oriented and have strong analytical skills, you’re comfortable with the use of data to make decisions and improve the performance of your team.  As a leader, you are emotionally intelligent and have empathy for customers, your staff and other stakeholders in the organization. You are both proactive and pragmatic by nature, able to progress initiatives even when things are not 100% perfect.  You are passionate about Glassdoor’s solutions and in acting as an advocate for the customer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of up to 10 Customer Success Managers to create outstanding customer engagement and support Glassdoor’s customer retention and revenue growth objectives
  • Cultivate positive and collaborative working relationships with counterparts in the Sales organization to align activity, support customer retention and enable account growth
  • Work closely with your peers in the Customer Success leadership to define and implement playbooks which improve the customer experience, support retention, enable growth and drive increased efficiency of processes   
  • Monitor key performance indicators for your team to ensure delivery against agreed targets and work with peers in the Customer Success leadership to continually improve measurement and reporting of individual and team performance
  • Work with others in the Customer Success leadership to define and implement the strategy for Customer Success at Glassdoor, including developing and leading strategic initiatives
  • Recruit, develop and retain exceptional Customer Success Managers.   Deliver impactful feedback, coaching and staff appraisals.  Lead efforts to manage and grow staff engagement within your team and across CS teams
  • Act as a trusted advisor, subject matter expert and point of escalation for your team and Glassdoor’s customers
  • Capture and synthesize feedback from team-members and customers on the customer experience and share those insights with Glassdoor’s Product Team

Your Characteristics:

  • Deep knowledge of Customer Success and familiarity with drivers of retention and advocacy
  • Excellent leadership capability and track record of successful people management
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Track record of success in collaborating with Sales to drive account expansion
  • Prior experience using SFDC (or similar CRM) required, familiarity with Gainsight, Totango or other Customer Success platforms desirable
  • Prior experience with Pay-per-Click (PPC) advertising or online recruiting strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Project management skills desirable
  • Prior experience in start-up environments preferred

Our Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years experience in Customer Success, Account Management or Sales
  • 5+ years experience within a B2B organization
  • 3+ years experience in a Team Leadership role
  • Occasional travel (~5%)

Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage; 80% dependent coverage
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Located in up-and-coming Fulton Market neighborhood
  • Discounted memberships for local gyms and Divvy
  • Free snacks, drinks, and coffee always available
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Fun office events and celebrations
  • Convenient to public transportation, with pre-tax commuter benefits available

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.