Customer Success Manager

20 Best Customer Success Manager

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Don Holmquist

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Laureana Logioia


Customer Success | User Experiences and Journeys

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Brigitte Demba

Nairobi, Kenya

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Simone Venner

Houston, TX, USA

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Customer Success & Social Media Manager

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Affan Yusuf

Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan

Experienced Virtual Assistant & Customer Support

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Emelia Nicco- Annan

Accra, Ghana

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Adeayo Akanni

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Nichola Wolfe


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Jana Estep

George West, TX 78022, USA

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Nishika Sen

New York, NY, USA

Account and Project Manager - Brands and Content

Common projects for Customer Success Managers

Onboarding new customers and setting them up for success with your product.

Developing customer success strategies to reduce churn and increase customer retention.

Creating customer training materials and tutorials.

Handling customer complaints and resolving issues in a timely manner.

Working with the product team to relay customer feedback and influence product development.

Developing and maintaining customer relationships to foster loyalty and advocacy.

Tips for working with and hiring Customer Success Managers

Define your expectations

Clearly outline your expectations for the Customer Success Manager. This should include details on how they will interact with customers, the key performance indicators (KPIs) they should aim for, and how their performance will be evaluated.

Check their experience

A good Customer Success Manager should have a strong background in customer service, project management, and communication. Check their past experience and references to ensure they are a good fit for your needs.

Ensure they understand your product

Your Customer Success Manager will be the face of your product to the customers. They should have a deep understanding of your product, its features, and benefits. Provide them with necessary training if needed.

Regular communication

Keep the lines of communication open with your Customer Success Manager. Regular updates on customer feedback, queries, and issues will help them perform their role effectively. Use Contra's communication tools for seamless interaction.

How to hire Customer Success Managers

Define your needs

Before you begin the hiring process, outline your needs and expectations for a Customer Success Manager. Consider the level of experience, skills, and knowledge you want them to have.

Post a detailed job

Include information about your company, the scope of the job, desired outcomes, and the skills required in your job post on Contra. A detailed job post will attract qualified Customer Success Managers.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist candidates based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Check their profiles on Contra to view their portfolio, past projects, and reviews.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with the shortlisted candidates. Ask questions about their experience, how they handle various situations, and their process for ensuring customer success.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right candidate, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Customer Success Managers

1. Can you describe a time when you turned a dissatisfied customer into a satisfied one?

2. How do you measure success in a customer success role?

3. Can you tell me about a time when you had to relay customer feedback to a product team? What was the outcome?

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Frequently asked

A Customer Success Manager is a professional who ensures customers achieve their desired outcomes while using your product or service. They build strong relationships with customers, understand their needs, and help them utilize your product effectively.

A Customer Success Manager is a professional who ensures customers achieve their desired outcomes while using your product or service. They build strong relationships with customers, understand their needs, and help them utilize your product effectively.

Hiring a Customer Success Manager on Contra allows you to access a pool of talented professionals who can help your customers get the most out of your product. The platform makes it easy to review their experience, manage contracts, and make payments.

Post a job with your requirements on Contra. Customer Success Managers who match your needs can apply for the job. You can also browse profiles of Customer Success Managers and invite those you're interested in.

Customer Success Managers often use Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, communication tools, and customer success software to manage customer relationships, track customer health scores, and understand customer usage patterns.

Projects that involve onboarding customers, reducing customer churn, increasing product adoption, and improving customer satisfaction and loyalty often require a Customer Success Manager.

The cost of hiring a Customer Success Manager on Contra typically ranges from $40 to $50 per hour, depending on their experience and skills.

Customer Success Managers on Contra get paid either per project, per hour, or per milestone. The minimum to post an opportunity on Contra is $250 or $25 an hour. Payments are made securely through the platform, with no commission fees.

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