Senior Customer Success Manager at Yello

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About The Role

The Senior Customer Success Manager manages the relationship with assigned customers and is responsible for effective product adoption, value realization, ensuring customer retention and overall satisfaction.  He/she works with customers to maximize the use of Yello Solutions and establishes a trusted advisor relationship by working with customers to deliver value of products and services.

Since we are looking for a Senior Customer Success Manager who has strong communication skills and can delight our customers, we are requiring a cover letter in order to be considered for the position. When submitting your application, please let us know why you believe you are the best fit for the position AND some information about your customer-related experience. We look forward to getting to know you!

How You'll Make An Impact

  • Truly advocate on our customer’s behalf and become a voice in the hallways of Yello for our customers 
  • Works with customers to identify goals and key performance indicators that define program objectives that help achieve and sustain business value
  • Coordinates regular onsite Business Reviews by gathering and presenting status of customer goals, issues, Product Roadmap, and long-term vision and strategy.  Produces reports that include data supporting the value delivered through the usage of the product
  • Creatively investigates customer’s organizational landscape to build relationships with key stakeholders and leverages recruiting domain and product knowledge to drive product adoption and expose opportunities to expand footprint 
  • Responsible for driving all renewals through negotiations with Business contacts and navigating procurement process for timely delivery of orders
  • Proactively forecasts and communicates at-risk customers and defines mitigation strategies for securing retention in conjunction with Yello’s Executive Leadership Team
  • Develops long-term strategies and prioritizes customer requests to establish a trusted advisor relationship
  • Coordinates and manages commitments across a team of Yello resources leveraging subject matter experts to support customer requests.  Provides updates and follow-ups to customers on outstanding issues, requests, and escalations
  • Creates advocates by ensuring that customers achieve program goals while maintaining strong relationships
  • Develops creative solutions to support complex customer requirements
  • Effectively multitasks and manages multiple priorities simultaneously

What We're Looking For

  • 5 years of account management or customer success experience in the SaaS industry, preferably in the HR Technology space 
  • Proven ability to multi-task and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, high growth environment 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively run a meeting with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional teams to resolve complex issues within a designated time frame
  • Strong diagnostic skills and with attention to detail and proven ability to define creative solutions to complex problems
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exposure to Applicant Tracking Software is a plus
  • Ability to travel 20-30% 

Additional Information

We are the trailblazers in our space and we continually strive to learn and grow, but there is always time to celebrate a colleague's birthday or a recent success. We dress casually, have one of the best views in the city and the whole team sports Apple laptops. Our CEO Jason Weingarten and President Dan Bartfield always have their office doors open. And with opportunities for professional advancement, medical, dental and vision insurance, and a 401K match – Yello has you covered.

  • Yello is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
  • Candidates local to Chicago are preferred.
  • You must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for continuous periods of time
  • This role frequently communicates/interacts with individuals, must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Yello reserves the right to assign or reassign the responsibilities and requirements to this job at any time
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We're located in the Loop, a block from the Art Institute and Millennium Park. Our office offers panoramic 360 degree views of Chicago.

What are Yello Perks + Benefits

Yello Benefits Overview

We've got you covered!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Yello has a number of committees and groups including the Flair committee as well as [email protected] and [email protected] (to name a few)
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Company sponsored short-term disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 13 weeks.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Company sponsored life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Yello provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by John Hancock. We match 3% of contributions with a 4-year vesting schedule.
Company Equity
Yello offers equity to employees at their 1 year anniversary.
Performance Bonus
Yello's performance bonus is an annual bonus of up to 10% of an employee's base salary. Payout is based on company and individual performance.
Match charitable contributions
While we don't match yet, we value giving back to causes that create a positive social impact. Through Percent Pledge, we help employees seamlessly give monthly to their favorite causes
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Yello offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Yello hosts lunch and learn meetings twice per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Yello has a 'Learning Day' every 2 weeks on Friday to allow employees to set aside half a day for learning of any kind.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Yello sponsors office sports leagues and offers discounted memberships to Chicago Athletic Clubs. • Yello is dedicated to supporting career progression through professional development opportunities, mentorship and continued education • Yello offers the benefit of a student loan repayment plan and a 529 plan through BenefitEd with an annual company match to help you or your family continue your financial health. Yello offers healthy catered lunches each week and 2 fully stocked kitchens with fresh fruit and snacks to keep you nourished.

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