Customer Support Advocate - German & English

Employer: Hootsuite
  • Customer Support - Client Service
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
  • Updated at: 20.01.2019
    Short company description

    Hootsuite is more than a social media company. We’re more than a tech company. We’re a collective of creators and makers, builders and hackers, teachers and students.

    We believe deeply that social media is revolutionizing how we communicate – and we’re driven by our mission to empower organizations to turn messages into meaningful relationships.
    We believe that culture is the compass to success and so our culture manifesto is woven into the fabric of all we do. We seek exceptional talent that believes joining a passionate, egoless team that is building something bigger than themselves, and having fun doing it, matters.

    We know you have a lot of choices on where to take your career next. Whether you’re based in Vancouver, London, Singapore or any of our 8 nests around the globe, you will have 800+ #HootsuiteLife peeps who will have your back to support your growth everyday.


    As a Customer Advocate, you are part of our post-sales Support team and your passion for providing exceptional customer service contributes to our world-class high level of customer satisfaction. Acting as the first line of response to customers worldwide, you will communicate in an open, helpful and engaging tone and focus on finding the right solution with each customer.

    You will connect with our customers to address questions and resolve issues through multiple channels such as Chat, Email, Phones, Twitter, Facebook, Forum etc. You will organize and triage customer queries and support issues between these channels as well as manage outages and communicate to the appropriate stakeholders & customers. Additionally, you will work with various teams to resolve customer support concerns, escalate bug issues, and serve as an ambassador for our brand.



    Assist our customers with prompt, friendly and accurate help through any medium or channel (including email, phone, chat, social and public forums)
    Troubleshoot reported issues or queries in detail to diagnose and differentiate between product and non-product issues in order to provide accurate, valid and complete information to our customers
    Identify and promote opportunities for cross/up-sell or churn prevention and guide customers to the best overall solution for them to maximize the value of Hootsuite
    Communicate in an open, engaging and helpful tone across all channels including email (tickets), chat, phones and social media (Twitter, Facebook)
    Tailor communication style and troubleshooting delivery to match knowledge or skill level of customer
    Identify and surface trends of customer or product issues with a focus on potential solutions
    Maintain a focus on excellence by meeting or exceeding quarterly targets including Quality Assurance (QA), Customer Satisfaction (CSAT), productivity (solves/AHT)

    Other info

    You’re Great At...

    Finding solutions while connecting with customers
    Multitasking in a fast-paced environment
    Written and verbal communication with a consistent, professional, helpful and engaging tone that reflects our brand
    Identifying opportunities to drive customer value and implementing relevant cross/up-sell and/or churn prevention techniques
    Keeping organized and dealing with information coming from different sources at once
    Learning quickly through strong listening skills and critical thinking with an eye for detail
    Taking direction and contributing to a collaborative team
    Staying positive and thriving under pressure
    Acting as a first line of response to users worldwide.
    Explaining social media, software concepts and troubleshooting steps to all clients and colleagues, at any level of technical understanding
    Building on at least one year previous related experience in a Customer Support operations center
    Displaying diplomacy and professional attitude with an extremely high level of customer focus
    Working in multi-channel operational support environment
    Providing an exceptional customer experience through an eye for detail and focus on solutions
    Advanced level of German & English

    Bonus Points…

    Experience with Contact Center / Help desk ticketing/communication technology platforms [e.g., Zendesk, SnapEngage]
    Knowledge of the social networking industry and social analytics
    Experience with and knowledge of social media, including Hootsuite or other management tools
    Proficiency in other languages (French, Italian, German, Portuguese)
    Inside Sales [Upselling / Cross-Selling] experience

    What We Offer...

    Generous annual time off
    Equity in Hootsuite
    Medical Services and Insurance for yourself and your family
    Life Insurance
    Dental Benefits
    You will be working on a Macbook
    Unique villa & office space
    In house gym & games room
    Employee lifestyle assistance

    Shift times...

    Tuesday to Saturday 11:00 to 19:00
    Sunday to Thursday 11:00 to 19:00