Be The Next Strategic Global Leader of Customer Support!

Brightflag is looking to bring on an experienced Manager of Customer Support with experience in enterprise B2B SaaS applications to lead the global technical support team. The Manager of Customer Support will report to our VP of Customer Success & be responsible for handling customer & law firm user questions and issues on the Brightflag platform. You will be a key member of the Customer Success team working cross-functionally within the CS and go-to-market teams as well as Engineering and Product teams to deliver consistent world-class support!

At Brightflag, we place a high level of focus on execution, quality, and timeliness of resolution in order to achieve our committed SLAs across our customers. In this role, you will be measured along the following metrics: Time to First Response (TTFR), Status Update Frequency (SUF), weekly case backlog, and case growth rate. Both TTFR and SUF relate directly to our customer commitment of responsiveness in resolving technical issues, to which we currently achieve 95%+ compliance globally. Our weekly case backlog ensures cases are being resolved quickly against our target of 30 cases. An important measure of success in your first year will be achieving our case growth rate target or < 4.5%, which a strong candidate will bring expertise and previous experience on managing growing case volumes and case deflection strategies at B2B enterprise SaaS companies to achieve this goal.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

The Brightflag Support team plays a key role in the value we deliver to our customers and their vendors, which enables their ongoing legal service operations with minimal disruption.

  • Hire, motivate, and retain a team of technical support representatives, responsible for delivering exceptional customer support via email, in-app messaging, and phone 
  • Consistently track (daily/weekly/monthly) progress against our goals for TTFR, SUF, weekly case backlog, and case growth rate, and identify areas for improvement 
  • Manage daily and weekly escalations within the technical support team to ensure timely resolution of critical cases 
  • Implement case deflection strategies by analyzing support case data and trends to identify opportunities for reducing or slowing case growth
  • Coach support reps on managing, responding and resolving complex cases
  • Continuously refine and implement processes, policies, tooling, and documentation that enables the team to deliver world-class support 
  • Track, measure, and report on key support metrics, including regular reviews with Brightflag leadership 
  • Author new help center or other knowledge articles to enable improved customer self-sufficiency 
  • Work cross-functionally with CSMs, Implementations, Product, Engineering and Legal Analyst teams to support customers 

WHAT YOU’VE ALREADY DONE:

An important element of success will be your ability to become an expert on the product, and to think long-term about scaling and growth needs of the global team and the operations, tools, process, or product improvements necessary to meet company and team goals and to deliver effective technical solutions to our customers.

  • You’ve successfully implemented strategies to achieve SLAs, case backlog and case growth rate or similar targets within a global support organization for an enterprise B2B SaaS application
  • You’ve used Zendesk or similar case tracking systems, reporting tools, and insights to understand case trends, backlog, SLAs, escalations, priority, and other resourcing needs across the team each day.
  • You’ve demonstrated success in working directly with Product/Engineering teams in regular feedback loops to drive product and supportability improvements
  • You have a proven track record of achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and aligning outcomes to customer and company goals
  • You’ve demonstrated ability to analyze customer support and product data to make recommendations and improve processes ongoing
  • You are known for evaluating and implementing case deflection strategies for SaaS or similar enterprise applications to support company growth 
  • You’ve handled critical customer issues that require escalation to Product/Engineering teams for resolution 
  • You pride yourself on your communication skills, including customer facing verbal, written, and presentation ability
  • You are highly self-motivated, with a penchant for continuous, independent improvement under remote working conditions

BONUS SKILLS:

  • Domain knowledge or expertise in legal management, legal operations or legal service delivery
  • Experience with Salesforce, JIRA or other account management and development software 
  • Managed a geographically distributed team

 

BENEFITS & PERKS

At Brightflag, your work makes a real difference, your contribution is seen and your work is valued. We value growth & would love for you to join & later on find new passions here at Brightflag!

  • Competitive salary and equity in a fast-growing start-up   
  • Flexible work location across Ireland
  • 25 days holidays   
  • Comprehensive health insurance with Irish Life   
  • Educational Assistance policy (incl study leave) to support your development 
  • Reading is important, therefore we offer an outstanding Book Worm Scheme benefit   
  • Wellness Programs and a focus on Work Life balance 

 

ABOUT BRIGHTFLAG

Hello, we’re Brightflag - one of the fastest growing tech-startups in the legal world. We've recently announced the completion of a $28 million growth equity investment  to continue our mission to transform legal spend management. We’re achieving this by combining AI, Machine Learning and a range of technologies to deliver a data driven, legal spend management platform. 

Our SaaS platform intelligently allows our customers to analyse legal bills, drive cost savings and automate time intensive processes. It also extracts insights, used to make data-driven decisions at every step of the legal spend lifecycle. Customers include Uber; Telstra, Australia's largest telecommunications company; and Rimini Street, the multinational enterprise software support company.  You can learn more about Brightflag Here

At Brightflag, we are a diverse and inclusive bunch of people. We welcome diverse perspectives and people who make every day count and strive for constant improvement. We do not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, civil or family status, age, disability, or race.

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