Manager, Customer Success Management (in Minneapolis)

About Staffbase

In a polarized world, we inspire people to achieve great things together. Our mission is to help organizations unlock the power of inspirational communication so they can thrive in the Narrative Age. Our award-winning communications channels – intranet, employee app and email – deliver experiences that drive engagement and inspire hearts and minds.

We’re headquartered in Chemnitz, Germany, with offices in many locations throughout the world, including New York, London, Berlin and Dresden. Our international team counts more than 750 employees from 45+ nationalities and we have a growing base of 2200+ customers that want to transform their employee experience. We are rapidly scaling, post-Series E ($115 million funding), have strong-growing revenue, and our customers love us.

You will lead a team of Customer Success Managers (CSMs) who are focused on retaining and growing our most strategic and highest value customers. This role will serve as a key member of the CS leadership team, helping to set the strategy and plan for the future of Customer Success at Staffbase.

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead, coach, train and develop a team of high-performing, geographically dispersed Customer Success Managers to help them drive towards individual and team targets
  • Design and drive strategic improvements to scale processes, services, and systems to enable the team to exceed adoption, retention, and growth objectives
  • Provide the team with guidance on building and maintaining strong customer relationships; serve as a coach in navigating challenging customer situations through proven Customer Success practices
  • Partner with sales, renewals, consulting and other cross-functional leadership to drive business outcomes
  • Be a thought leader and establish executive relationships with key customers
  • Create a culture of accountability and execution through data driven strategies
  • Drive successful platform adoption, customer outcomes, retention and expansion goals ultimately improving customer lifetime journey and value.
  • Motivate and retain a best-in-class CSM team

What you need to be successful

  • 6+ years experience working with customers at a marketing, software, management and/or consulting company
  • 3+ years experience coaching, and developing team members
  • Proven track record of delivering to target in excess of company expectations and executing against bold growth strategies
  • Experience working globally with all levels of management in a transparent and proactive manner
  • Shown leadership ability to influence, develop and empower employees to achieve their best
  • Excellent analytical skills to support problem-solving efforts and inform decision-making
  • Excellent verbal and written communications and experience communicating in small and large groups
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial in nature and experienced in change management
  • Proven ability to adapt in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

What you'll get

  • Competitive Compensation - we offer attractive salary packages including an Employee Stock Option Plan. 
  • Flexibility - we offer flexible working time models and the option of hybrid work, and support this with a yearly flex work allowance of $1608. 
  • Growth Budget - all employees get a yearly budget for external training of $1200. 
  • Wellbeing - in addition to 30 days PTO and 10 wellness days, we’re running a 4-day-work week every year in August. 
  • Support - we’re offering a 401(k) plan and health plans, including dental & vision. Parents can get 12 weeks of paid parental leave. 
  • Snacks - The offices are equipped with fruits, drinks and snacks. 
  • Team Building - Regular team and office events including the yearly Staffbase Camp
  • Volunteer Day - you’ll get one day off per year for supporting a social project. We will donate a small amount for that project in addition.
  • Employee Referral Program - one of your friends is a fit to one of our full-time openings? Refer them and get a referral bonus paid.


Having 22 lakes and lagoons and over 170 parks nearby? Sounds amazing! The city where things like Scotch tape and pop-up toasters have been invented - the perfect area for us! Minneapolis in Minnesota is the second Staffbase Location in the United States and our newest add-on to the family of Staffbase locations all over the world. Ready to grow with us?

Customer Success Management