Job Description

Responsible for overseeing the operations of the Customer Care team, including customer troubleshooting (email, phone, ticketing, chat), help article creation, and customer community creation/maintenance.

Responsibilities

Customer Support 

  • Oversee triage, response, and escalation of customer support requests by phone, email, ticket, and chat
  • Create and maintain escalation procedures for requests
  • Speak with customers directly for high priority cases as needed
  • Collaborate with the product and development teams to relay ticket trends and product enhancements
  • Oversee the maintenance of the Customer Community
  • Create new teams and processes based off differing needs of the business units (Mediasite, Vidable, and GLX)
  • Identify and address inefficiencies in Support processes and workflows
  • Represent Customer Care department during cross-functional product / feature launches
  • Oversee relationship with third party vendors used for Customer Care processes

Voice of Customer 

  • Oversee recording of customer requests for product enhancements
  • Advise on user use cases and testing scenarios
  • Escalate issues appropriately and see through to resolution
  • Collaborate with other CS leaders to prioritize features and fixes based on customer feedback

People Management

  • Train, hire, and manage the Customer Care team members
  • Create professional development opportunities for team members
  • Conduct annual employee performance reviews
  • Coordinate department schedule to ensure appropriate coverage

 

Experience & Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience working customer technical support
  • People management a positive
  • Experience creating and maintaining customer technical support processes
  • Experience working with a customer ticketing solution
  • Experience working with Enterprise level customers and executive level contacts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in early stage startup environments
  • Experience managing remote employees across multiple time zones preferred

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Contact Information

Location

LinkedIn Profile / Website

Sonic Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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