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Customer Success Manager I, High Touch - Financial Services

New York, United States

Slack is on a mission to make your working life simpler, more pleasant and more productive. Culture is the north star that guides how we work together and with our customers. Are you looking to build something greater than yourself? Do you want to work alongside some of the most talented and dynamic people in the industry? If so, Slack just might be the place for you.

Slack has a positive, diverse, and encouraging culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative.

What we do

  • Our Customer Success team advises and guides a wide variety of customers, ensuring they launch Slack successfully, adopt it widely and continuously gain business value from our products and services. We serve as the trusted point of contact for Slack’s strategic key customers across the customer lifecycle; on-boarding, adoption, advocacy and renewal.

What you will be doing

  • CSMs aligned to our Financial Services business will play a fundamental role in the development and growth of Slack’s Financial Services Go To Market strategy by harvesting value stories from customers, sharing insights on areas of opportunity, obstacles to customer and revenue growth.  These contributions will ultimately inform the refinement of our industry point of view and narrative in this fast growing sector.
  • You will evangelize our belief that the fastest way to achieve organizational agility is to change how people work -- and we believe that requires established enterprises to rapidly evolve culture, process and technology at scale!
  • You will work closely with our enterprise customers to understand how they work, their business challenges, paint the art of the possible through Slack, and mentor them on how to personalize Slack to communicate, collaborate and work more effectively.
  • Understand the motivation, business drivers, strategic goals and desired business outcomes for your portfolio of enterprise customers (typically 8-12)
  • You will lead a cross-functional partnership across your named customer(s) and Slack and identify new ways our platform can differentiate them in the market.
  • You will craft joint customer success plans that include agreed upon scope, shared metrics, user engagement, sophistication of usage, adoption plans, timelines, communication, and eliminates barriers to customer advocacy and expansion.
  • Facilitate workshops with customers on best known practices, including sponsorship, governance, operating model, adoption, internal Champions network, platform maturity, and adoption techniques.
  • Facilitate Executive Business Reviews with economic decision makers and Slack executive sponsors, where we celebrate shared successes, and course correct where necessary.
  • Maintain high levels of engagement across a broad group of customers, with an emphasis on customer appreciation and advocacy
  • Contribute to the library of customer success assets (customer references, case studies) and thought leadership (methodology, point of view, white papers)

What you should have

  • You are passionate about the future of work, and positively impacting the working lives of people in large organizations
  • This is a demanding role that requires strong leadership, committed priority management and high emotional intelligence.
  • You are an excellent teammate who has a consistent record of excelling in fast-growing environments and taking initiative!
  • 5+ years relevant work experience with Financial Services customers in retail banking, wealth management, and mortgage. Roles typically include customer-facing customer success, strategic consulting roles, or in industry as a product owner. 
  • High degree of program and project management in an industry whose teams are highly matrixed, and whose people are often highly analytical MBAs and finance types.
  • Experience implementing and supporting large scale technology solutions at Fortune 500 financial services institutions, specifically with retail banks, wealth management and mortgage companies
  • History of successfully managing and resolving complex scenarios within ring fenced environments/ situations e.g. highly regulated or compliance driven environments
  • You have a passion for building trust and communicating with a broad range of partners: C-Suite, senior executives, business owners, Slack administrators, developers, and day-to-day users of the software
  • Continually “make the market” by evangelizing what Slack is and why customers need it -- in an industry where our awareness is growing
  • Experience in an enterprise solution sales environment and ability to partner with account executives in development and closure of sales opportunities is preferred

Slack is the collaboration hub of choice for companies of all sizes, all across the world. By using Slack, they ensure that the right people are always in the loop, that key information is always at their fingertips, and new team members can get up to speed easily. With Slack, teams are better connected.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.

Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.

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