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Customer Success Manager Benelux (f/m/d)



Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

About the opportunity

As a Customer Success Manager Benelux , you will work directly with Contentful customers in your region, to ensure they maximize value from our platform and deliver a stellar customer experience as their trusted advisor. You will help our customers achieve both their technical and business goals while driving retention and growth for Contentful. You will partner closely with our sales, partner organization, and professional services teams and amplify the voices of the customers internally by driving continuous feedback into our product and customer teams.

What to expect?

  • Build and own relationships across a full book of business and embody the trusted advisor role, managing a book of business of around 25-30 enterprise accounts.
  • Monitor and guide new customers to ensure value expectations are aligned and achieved from the beginning
  • Understand and advise customers’ priorities with Contentful, capture and communicate KPIs and outcomes through a defined path to maturity and success
  • Drive product adoption, customer satisfaction, and overall influence on customer health scores
  • Lead effective and consistent customer Business Reviews based on the defined Business Review rubric
  • Flag and proactively mitigate risks within a book of business
  • Engage in renewal discussions with Contentful’s largest and most strategic clients."
  • Ability to negotiate pricing and contract terms with procurement teams of various sizes and industries
  • Close renewals on time and forecast them accurately to leadership weekly
  • Create and drive customer close plans for renewal
  • Communicate customer insights effectively to our product and go-to-market teams, and collaborate with project managers to ensure follow-up and progress."
  • Prepare to travel ~25% annually for customer onsite meetings

What you need to be successful?

  • Equivalent professional experience is valued; a college/university degree is preferred but not required.
  • 5+ years of experience in a customer-facing role with renewals experience; Renewals Management, Customer Success Management, or Key Account Management experience.
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding specific sales targets or key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Ability to think strategically about a customer’s goals and drive renewal and expansion opportunities to close independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills: shows excellence in previous customer and internal engagements
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including sales, product, and support
  • Ability to understand Contentful APIs, as well as the modern content management and digital experience stack. Independently uses Contentful data tools to engage in meaningful, proactive customer discussions and in some instances, crafts custom queries and reports (in data tools).
  • Well-developed attention to detail and organization skills ie: follow processes, updating the relevant systems diligently, and make suggestions on improvements where required
  • Technical proficiency and a keen interest in technology. Ability to communicate high-level technical concepts to customers.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to prioritizing customer success and aligning it with company goals

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital experiences
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share ownership and the success of our company
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous amount of paid time off, including vacation days, education days, and volunteer days
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for information, support, discussion, and counseling for life’s challenges
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Use your physical fitness budget to get away from your desk and support your physical wellness
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties
  • A monthly phone/internet stipend and phone upgrade reimbursement after 2 years
  • Plus, Contentful socks! And other amazing swag as part of company events. Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful is the intelligent composable content platform that unlocks all of an organization’s digital content to deliver impactful customer experiences, making content a strategic business asset. The Contentful Platform, Contentful Studio, and the Contentful Ecosystem combine the flexibility of composable content with the intelligence of AI, empowering digital teams to drive business momentum through collaboration, speed, and scale. Contentful powers innovative content experiences across brands, regions, and channels for organizations around the world, including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500. Nearly 800 people from more than 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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