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Onboarding Specialist

Are you an awesome person that can relate to, empathize with and teach other people things?  Do you write well and enjoy communicating with others?  Great!  We're looking for awesome people to do just that for OwnerRez. Oh, by the way - you can live anywhere and we have great benefits.


Job Overview

OwnerRez is seeking fast learners, comfortable using modern computer technology, who would like to work from home, for positions as OwnerRez Onboarding Specialist. As a virtual company, all OwnerRez employees work from home, which can be anywhere with a reliable Internet connection and good working environment.

As an Onboarding Specialist, you will be responsible for communicating with clients about everything OwnerRez. You will start out as an Onboarding specialist, working to set up fully functioning accounts with clients’ property data. With increased experience come additional responsibilities of responding to customer support tickets and other inquiries. OwnerRez is a fast-growing tech startup with many higher opportunities inside the company, and a track record of internal promotion.

Full time positions receive the standard corporate benefits package.


Responsibilities and Duties

You will most likely start out as a ProConnect specialist, pairing with an experienced colleague to learn how to set up fully functioning accounts with customers' data. Within a week or two, you'll start independently helping your own ProConnect clients. As your experience increases, and your understanding of OwnerRez grows deeper, you will move to responding to everyday support tickets and phone calls.

ProConnect Onboarding

You'll work closely with new customers, to load and configure their new OwnerRez accounts using their existing property and booking data.

Support Tickets

You'll respond to support tickets, by email, as customers write in with questions or suggestions. This will involve our support ticket system and an understanding of how we monitor and respond.

Community Forums

You'll monitor and respond to threads on our community forums.  As suggestions or problems are raised, you'll escalate them internally so that your colleagues are aware.

Tag Team

Some customers take special attention - they might have a zillion properties or a unique personality. You may need to work alongside other Customer Success engineers to achieve success.

Attend Meetings

"Deep Work" is part of our People-First culture, so we keep meetings short and to-the-point, but they are necessary on a regular basis. You'll need to meet and stay caught-up with your team!

Online Tools

As a 100% remote company, it's important that the team has a good sense of productivity.  You'll need to use online tools to keep your progress up to date and collaborate with colleagues.


Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.
  • Previous experience in customer-facing roles is not required but is preferred.
  • Experience with OwnerRez or property rental systems is preferred but not required.  Applicants will receive training as necessary.
  • Applicants must be courteous, friendly and professional.
  • A high-speed Internet connection and quiet, private place to work is required.

We believe giving the best support to our customers is important, and it takes considerable time for anyone new to be able to reach that standard. For that reason, we only consider candidates who want to dedicate at least the next year or two to giving great support to OwnerRez customers, but preferably a career.


Reports To

Lydia Bianchi, Customer Success


Purpose

OwnerRez is on a mission to increase happiness in the vacation rental world, and our Customer Success group is an integral part of that happiness mission!

You will be responsible for communicating with customers about everything OwnerRez.  Most communication within the Customer Success group is done via email and ticket, but you may occasionally make reach-out phone calls too.

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Interaction

The Customer Success teams talks to customers most of the time, but you'll also be interacting with internal colleagues and engineers to find solutions.  What types of customers will you talk to?  Everyone - both terrified newbies and cagey old veterans alike! You might be talking someone down off a ledge (rare!) or just taking care of routine follow-up. Ken, our head of operations, will guide you most of the time and point you in the right direction when you get lost.


Will I Fit In Well? Yes, if...

You’re highly skilled in customer service. We’re looking for at least 1-2 years experience in technical customer support, or, 1-2 years in a technical/engineering position or training and also 1-2 years doing non-technical customer service.

You're empathetic to users and can easily put yourself in their shoes. You realize that not everyone has the same skill set and that smart people sometimes make mistakes. You make customers feel empowered after interacting with support and not stupid because of a small mistake.

You obsess over the details to make sure you haven’t missed anything useful - to the clients, or to your future colleagues who’ll need to respond to the client next time they ask for help.

You love solving problems. Every customer is different, many times radically so. You relish being able to meet their specific need, and also solving their problems that may have gone unsaid.

You love to write. The primary mode of support and interaction with clients and colleagues is via written communication.

You’re professional and courteous in presentation. We try to keep videoconferences to a minimum, but there are some issues that just can’t be resolved any other way.

You're persistent. Support at OwnerRez is much different than at many software companies. It's not just the same questions over and over again - sure, we get those, but we try to engineer our way out of them so they don’t have to be asked. Most questions involve researching technical nuances of our service, because the easy questions are already well documented. You love the opportunity to solve new problems every day, and won't just give up when you don't know the answer right away. You aren’t afraid to ask for assistance instead of stumbling blindly on alone.

You love doing things efficiently. The whole purpose of OwnerRez is to have a massive efficiency impact on our clients’ businesses, and we want our internal operations to be the same. We believe in systems and processes that let us scale our impact to be larger than ourselves. If something is manual and repetitive, something needs to be done to change that, which means communication is essential.

You love to set your own course. At OwnerRez, we keep meetings to a minimum because we need to spend our time making things happen. Most of the time, you get to make things happen yourself without someone saying so.


Compensation

  • $41.5k - $52k, willing to negotiate based on OwnerRez or STR experience
  • Fully paid health benefits
  • Unlimited PTO policy, subject to team schedule and needs
  • 100% telework-from-home
  • Travel rare if ever, may do annual get-togethers
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