About Auctane:

Every day, the complex challenges of global shipping and logistics bring growing pains that fast-growing online brands struggle to negotiate.  Getting products into the hands of customers quickly and affordably is a challenge for most. At Auctane, we serve and champion these merchants every day. Our software stack solves shipping and logistics problems that arise as merchants scale, so they can focus their time, energy, and resources on what matters most.

Auctane is a team of shipping and software experts with a passion for helping merchants move their ideas, dreams and innovations around the globe. The Auctane family includes ShipStation, ShipWorks, ShipEngine, and ShippingEasy. Our partners include Amazon, UPS, USPS, eBay, BigCommerce, Shopify, WooCommerce, and Walmart.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP), Auctane is headquartered in Austin, TX, with offices in St. Louis, London, and Sydney.

The Role:

The Merchant Success Manager actively consults with merchants on best practices for Auctane product optimization, shipping operations; and conduct quarterly business reviews to help customers benchmark their current shipping operations with industry standards. They ensure merchants are satisfied with the company’s products and services, maintain ongoing merchant relationships and networking, implement success programs, and contribute to sales.


  1. Primary Auctane point of contact for your assigned merchants responsible for retention, growth and create merchant advocates.
    • Responsible for researching, planning, proposing, and managing the appropriate treatment model program for each assigned merchant.
    • Analyze and advise merchants on attaining strategic operational milestones. 
    • Identify merchant objectives and create a plan of action to accomplish them on a continuous basis.
    • Understand the merchant’s business and implement configuration changes to the Auctane platform to enhance their current business operations.
    • Investigate and resolve issues when confronted with merchant complaints or disputes.
    • Conduct analysis of merchant's operations to drive and maintain their profitable short- and long-term growth.
  2. Be the trusted partner for your merchants on use-case and product functionality.
    • Conduct operational restructure analysis with merchant’s shipping department and implement solutions and product reconfiguration.
    • Develop and maintain a robust understanding of the ShipStation/ShipEngine API platform. Become familiar with all documentation, and become able to quickly find necessary resources.
    • Consult and advise on best practices in all aspects of merchant’s shipping operations.
    • Educate and guide merchants regarding the technical product stack to achieve operational scale.
    • Define requirements, gather merchant use cases, and consult with internal departments for necessary features that scale our customers and grow Auctane’s advantage in the marketplace.
    • Leads efforts with appropriate departments in definition and prioritization of bugs and issues through to resolution.
    • Investigate and resolve issues that prevent the customer from conducting operations.
  3. Deliver and communicate ROI for your merchants, throughout the merchant lifecycle.
    • Provide expert analysis on shipping operations to customer's executive teams/decision makers.
    • Provide merchant business reviews on a regular basis with key recommendations and implementation guidance.
    • Manage programs, estimating, monitoring internal and external costs, budget control, margin enhancement, and billing.

Required Education and/or Experience:                  

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years’ experience. 
  • Three or more (3+) years’ experience in a sales, or account management role.    
  • Experience running your own e-commerce business is a plus.
  • Understanding of e-commerce, shipping, and/or B2B SaaS products.
  • Understanding of API technology and how it is leveraged within a customer environment.
  • Based in Austin, TX

Skills and Knowledge:

  • You understand the language of business and that technology can solve business problems.
  • You know that the right technology can empower organizations to work smarter, wherever they are, whenever they want and on the device they choose.
  • You are highly organized and able to multi-task.
  • You are self-driven and have a proactive nature.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • You possess high computer literacy and ability to learn new software.
  • You have knowledge of customer success processes.
  • You are a patient and active listener.
  • You have a passion for service.
  • You have excellent problem-solving skills.
  • You are able to think on your feet and are highly self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • You are available on weekends and holidays as needed.

Computer/Software/Application Proficiency:              

  • Salesforce or compatible CRM system
  • ZenDesk and JIRA or compatible support systems
  • Smartsheets or MS Project 
  • MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint or Google Sheets, Slides, Docs

Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 30% domestic travel.  
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance. 

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