at Lumen in Dover, Delaware, United States
Lumen is a global technology leader, digitally connecting people, data and applications – quickly, securely, and effortlessly. Together, we are building a culture and company from the people up – committed to teamwork, trust and transparency. People power progress. We’re looking for top-tier talent and offer the flexibility you need to thrive and deliver lasting impact. Join us as we digitally connect the world and shape the future.
The Customer Success Advocate is a customer-facing role that ensures our small and medium-sized customers are wildly successful in delivering on their critical business objectives through leveraging their current Lumen solutions.
The Main Responsibilities
+ Implement customer success plans using standardized journey templates to set customer expectations and ensure they are prepared for key milestones through the lifecycle (Get, Use, Pay & Renew), reinforce ecosystem hand-offs, and empower customers to self-serve
+ Leverage and manage overall customer metrics , which include customer usage data, health indicators (disconnects, credits, orders, churn propensity scores, NPS), and renewal dates with a holistic view that aligns with customer objectives/success metrics
+ Evaluate current product and portal adoption maturity level (depth and breadth) and address roadblocks by leveraging digital marketing slicks, adoption articles and other templates
+ Know the Lumen portfolio offerings well enough to recognize a potential opportunity for expansion and ask appropriate questions to further qualify the opportunity, partnering closely with sales
+ Implement revenue management practices, driving accountability and alignment of our operations and financial goals; revenue retention and growth strategies which include value realization, renewal execution, risk management and customer growth/expansion
+ Communicate, escalate, and drive mitigation plans cross-functionally to de-risk accounts; handle urgent customer concerns and escalate internally when necessary (i.e., Service Improvement Plans)
+ Partner with sales, delivery & support to ensure successful deployment of solutions and services including periodic first bill reviews and audits to minimize billing disputes
+ Responsible for renewal and re-rate implementation via contract end-date management, leveraging renewals to influence customer technology evolution while incorporating on-net migrations that improve Lumen profit margins
What We Look For in a Candidate
+ Experience: 2+ years customer success or account management experience
+ Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
+ Experience working with and supporting enterprise customers and responding to needs with empathy and integrity
+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships within customer accounts
+ Ability to problem solve on behalf of customers while adhering to internal policies and process
+ Technical aptitude to learn the basics of data networking technologies, products, and features
+ A high level of accuracy and attention to detail with good organizational capabilities
+ Ability to prioritize and respond to customer data points and insights
+ Prioritize high volume of tasks with strong time management skills
+ Ability to quickly learn various software, web-based platforms, and systems in accessing data
+ Working knowledge of MS Office suite
The starting salary for this role differs based on the employee’s primary work location. Employees typically do not start at the top of the range, though compensation depends on each individual’s qualifications.
Location Based Pay Ranges
$33670 – $42090 in these states: AR, ID, KY, LA, ME, MS, NE, SC, and SD.
$35440 – $44303 in these states: AZ, AL, FL, GA, IN, IA, KS, MO, MT, NM, ND, OH, OK, PA, TN, UT, VT, WV, WI, and WY.
$37220 – $46523 in these states: CO, HI, MI, MN, NV, NH, NC, OR, and RI.
$38990 – $48735 in these states: AK, CA, CT, DE, DC, IL, MD, MA, NJ, NY, TX, VA, and WA.
As with the pay range variety that’s based on the region of a country, specific offers are determined by various factors such as experience, education, skills, certifications and other business needs.
What to Expect Next
Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.
Requisition #: 331812
If you are selected for a position, there will be a background screen, which may include checks for criminal records and/or motor vehicle reports and/or drug screening, depending on the position requirements. For more information on these checks, please refer to the Post Offer section of our FAQ page (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/faq) . Job-related concerns identified during the background screening may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Equal Employment Opportunities
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The job responsibilities described above indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to include a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities for this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on evolving business needs and conditions.
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This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.
This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We’re able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.
As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (https://centurylinkbenefits.com)
Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.