Client Success Manager (EU/Global)

Job description

CHILI publish is a fast-growing SaaS company with the most advanced and flexible online editor to automate repetitive tasks for graphic designers, reducing bottlenecks in the production phase for brands, agencies and printers. CHILI publisher is the preferred creative automation tool for over 230 companies globally including Mars, Philips, HH Global, Oliver Marketing,… and can easily integrate with all their existing marketing automation, eCommerce, CRM, Workflows, DAM or PIM solutions.

Every year we onboard about 60 new customers to our platform. To keep offering the best customer experience and maintain an excellent NPS, we’re looking for a strategic and problem-solving Client Success Manager for SMB. 

What will you do?

Our Client Success Managers are asked to ensure assigned clients retention and revenue expansion.

The Client Success Manager is a high-touch, Client advocate responsible for ensuring clients are successful leveraging our product into their solutions. This role drives higher renewal rates, additional upsell/cross-sell opportunities and increased number of references and/or case studies.

What do we want you to take on?

    • Be the main point of contact for the Client from Sales handoff through to renewal of the subscription
    • Welcome and onboard newly assigned Client, ensure proper technical training and primary instructions are delivered for stellar onboarding
    • Analyze clients needs, understand their use case of CHILI publisher and manage their expectations
    • Build strong and trustorthy relationships with clients, acting as a knowledgeable and trusted advisor for current product offering as well as future expansion opportunities.
    • Conduct proactive client/account health checks and escalate matters as required
    • Help drive new case studies, use cases and references with assigned clients
    • Consult with clients and create a user adoption plan for each assigned one
    • Communicate new features development, improvements and updates on the software into a comprehensive Client language
    • Responsible for the onboarding and implementation of our product/technology to meet the unique needs of the client and ensure it helps to solve their problems, with a need of partner if required
    • Establish trustworthy and close connection with your Client and partners through multiple pro-active communication to stay on top of their needs
    • When the renewal date of a contract approaches, you know what it takes to retain the Client and even what type of upselling could even improve his user experience
    • Make recommendations on how new and existing features fit within clients’ use cases, providing best practices and guidance
    • Participate in Client-requested meetings and conduct monthly/quarterly business reviews (onsite and/or remotely)
    • Provide proactive status updates on product issues resolution/new feature development to required partie
    • Leverage knowledge of your clients’ solutions and use case to assist technical Support, Product & Delivery, and product marketing in better serving your clients
    • Travel to client locations as (approximately 35% percent)
    • Participate in project-based, consultant-led architectural and design discussions to ensure CHILI publish integration is optimal for the client(s)
    • Flexible to handle Clients escalation calls outside business hours
    • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth execution of training, issues resolutions, and technical support
    • Build strong relationships resulting in high levels of client engagement with assigned accounts
    • Communicate new business development opportunities and customer intelligence to local Sales pod
    • Work to constantly mitigate churn
    • Act as an escalation liaison between the client, Technical Support, and Product Development to help resolve technical issues blocking product adoption
    • Provide feedback to Product Management on key features or product limitations that are inhibiting usage and growth.
    • Responsible for delivering high levels of client satisfaction
    • Perform other duties as assigned


Do you fit the profile?

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent years of experience desired in SaaS or technical industry
  • At least 3 years of experience in a client management role within a fast-paced, commercial products or SaaS environment
  • Prove you have a background in and passion for Graphics Arts or Web development
  • You have experience managing a client portfolio with all levels of an organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, English is a must; French/ or German is preferable – every other language is a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to identify issues, solve them quickly
  • Sense of urgency in driving closure around escalations and open technical issues
  • Proven presentation skills, including confidence and comfort over the phone and in front of audiences both small and large
  • You think like the business owner and get the job done

The core values of the company will translate in our expectations

  • Ownership – You take ownership and responsibility of what you do.
  • Teamspirit – There is no I in "team". If you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours.
  • Flexibility – A customer in need is like a damsel in distress. We, the knights, will jump to resolve the issue. This can happen anywhere, anytime. But, flexibility works both ways. We recognize and value flexibility.

Why join us?

CHILI publish is a customer-focused international scale-up, which means want to create the best experience for our customers, but also for the team who take care of our customer support.

Therefore our CS team developed their own Customer Success workflows with Operational Excellence in mind and integrated modern CS tools like Planhat, Salesforce, and Zendesk.

You should join our team if you want to take ownership, offer support as a team, and give and receive flexibility. Because these are the three core values we live, work and play by.

Besides an interesting salary package and a personal learning budget, we do offer extra benefits according to your needs. When you apply, we’ll guide you through all the possibilities.

Our headquarter is based in Aalst, Belgium, but we have tons of experience and colleagues from all over the world so working remotely is no issue.