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Head of Customer Support (Remote 🌎, +3/-3 CET hours)

At Pento we're building a better, faster, and more modern way for companies to run and automate payroll. We're looking for a Head of Customer Support to lead our customer-facing team thriving for a memorably positive Customer Experience.

We've just raised our series A of $15.6M to bring the future of payroll to even more companies, and we're now looking for new team members to join our growing team.

The short version

Where: Remote 🌎, +3/-3 CET hours

What: Customer Support, Leadership, Team management, CS strategy, Customer Experience, Customer Voice.

Why: We believe great customer care is just as important as great technology. Helping our customers every step of the way is a crucial part of what we offer, and our support team is instrumental in making this happen

Who: Reporting to

(CEO) and working closely with
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Sarah Pullen
(Head of Customer Operations),
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Lasse JΓΈrgensen
(Head of Sales) as well as our Customer Success and Payroll Onboarding Teams. Plus building your Support Team from the ground up!

The job description πŸ’¬

As the Head of Customer Support at Pento, your responsibilities will include:

Leadership and vision

  • Defining the direction for Customer Support at Pento
  • Working collaboratively with other teams (customer success, customer operations, product and sales) to ensure we provide a consistent high quality experience for our customers
  • Being the customer's voice internally at Pento, and championing ways in which we can improve the Pento experience
  • Being an active advocate for Pento, our platform, and our technology

Goal setting and process building

  • Owning our customer support playbook, all the way from first response to resolution
  • Developing and implementing processes and systems (we use Zendesk and Salesforce!), providing a means for effective performance management and reporting
  • Identifying the highest value drivers to measure success and continually improve customer satisfaction
  • Implementing processes to maintain low response times, ensuring customer issues are escalated through the right channels, orchestrating resources across the company as appropriate

Leading people

  • Building and leading a world-class team of Customer Support representatives
  • Working closely with the Head of Customer Success to ensure alignment between Support and Success
  • Being the subject matter expert in the Support team by keeping up to date with latest best practices and tools

What we're looking for πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™€οΈ

We're looking for someone who's an inspiring leader, visionary, and strategically smart. You'll get to work with the best team in the world, and we always aim to let Pento's customer experience be the talk of town! You lead, you drive, you oversee the overall funnel to always ensure we can exceed our customer's expectations.

Please reach out if you're interested β€” even if you don't think you fully fit the description. We're happy to chat!

Your background

  • Proven experience in similar position
  • Experienced leading a customer support team in a rapidly growing business - setting up and developing best practices to align with the company's growth
  • Experience leading the function in a distributed setup would be a plus

Your personality

  • You are a confident and effective communicator, able to tailor format and content based on your audience
  • You've a proven ability to challenge, influence and do things differently with positive business benefits
  • You know how to deal with ambiguity and are able to navigate through it with perseverance, and with a positive attitude
  • You're a results driven coach who supports, develops and inspires others to excel
  • You're pragmatic and results oriented - able to take ownership and execute on tasks as well as able to delegate projects
  • You're a creative thinker - you know all stages are different and do not try and fit out of the box solutions

What is Pento? πŸ€”

We're a technology company, not an accountancy, payroll bureau, or similar. We build beautiful payroll software that automates all manual workflows and we usually help companies cut 50-80% off the time they spend on payroll. That means no spreadsheets, no manual bank transfers, no e-mails, and no manual work. We've built an easy-to-use software product, that does all of this automatically. Our customers usually run payroll internally, but rely on us to give them world-class payroll support in case they have any questions - that's where you come in!

You can see a quick video by our co-founder and CEO, Jonas, here:

What can you expect? 🧧

  • Competitive salary, depending on experience;
  • An employee equity option plan so you can benefit from our success;
  • The opportunity to join an early stage tech company, and join us on an incredible journey of growth πŸŽ‰
  • Unlimited holiday entitlement;
  • Remote working and flexibility - as long as the work gets done!

You can read more about our perks and benefits here.

Our team πŸ’š

You can learn more about what we are all about here:

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We're a remote-first company and a diverse group of people. We believe in inclusiveness and are committed to building a team as diverse as the people we create our product for, representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

We welcome applications for everyone – regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, civil or family status, age, disability, or race.

We don't believe hiring is a tick boxing exercise, so if you feel you don't match the job description 100%, but would still be a great fit for the role, please get in touch!

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