Restaurant Success Manager - New York


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 04/30/2021
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  • Company Address: 401 Park Drive Suite 801, Boston, MA, 02215

About Toast

Toast empowers restaurants of all sizes to build great teams, increase revenue, improve operations, and delight guests.

Job Description

Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can trust that we’ll deliver on their needs for today while investing in experiences that will power their restaurant of the future. 

The mission of Customer Success at Toast is to create raving fans and successful restaurants...and the Restaurant Success Manager (RSM) plays a critical role in fulfilling that mission.  While RSMs wear many different hats at once, they support one overarching goal → keep customers happy and grow their annual recurring revenue (ARR).   Customers that fall into this cohort have Toast ARR > $50K (~20% of total Toast customers).

The RSM operates in a highly cross-functional role responsible for a New York City based book of business of $5M+, ranging from 10-60 customers (based on segmentation).  The RSM drives a wide variety of customer driven initiatives and should be exceptionally strong relationship builders and project managers.  Pivotal to this role is a strong ability to embrace a hospitality mindset, understand a customer’s goals and priorities, and translate them into strategic recommendations that will drive a high level of product adoption, satisfaction, referrals and customer retention.  

About this roll* (Responsibilities) 

The RSM role is centered around 4 key areas:

  • Relationship Builder
    • Build multiple layers of relationships with customer, including Toast execs, as needed
    • Act as main point of contact for customers across both corporate and field level
    • Update and maintain customer database entries (Salesforce) 
    • Own customer escalations to resolution by partnering with internal teams
    • Facilitate regular cadence of communications with customer
    • Deliver cadenced strategic business reviews focused on sharing business plans, identifying customer insights, and addressing areas of strength and improvements
  • Product Expert
    • Have deep understanding of Toast product suite and ability to demo and discuss features and benefits to ensure customer is getting the most out of the product
    • Drive activation and adoption across Toast product suite; analyze product module usage and leverage internal tools/customer marketing strategies to increase adoption
    • Become trusted advisor/strategic partner by providing thought leadership on restaurant technology/operational trends and innovation
    • Partner with Marketing to find options for case studies and customer referrals 
  • Revenue Producer
    • Retain and grow existing SaaS revenue by understanding needs of each customer and recommending product modules to fit those needs
    • Facilitate customer references, as needed, to help GTM close new business
    • Retain and grow SaaS revenue through consultative engagement and product recommendation
  • Customer Advocate
    • Provide regular VOC feedback and feature requests to Product 
    • Create business cases, as needed, to invest in custom projects for top ARR customers
    • Continually assess the customer journey and prioritize areas of ongoing improvement
    • Build cross-functional partnerships and collaborate closely to engage customers when necessary

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • 4+ years account management experience required
  • Experience providing technology or SaaS solutions to a client base a strong plus
  • Mid-Market, Top SMB, or Enterprise customer management experience a plus
  • Restaurant experience is a strong plus
  • Strong leadership, teamwork, communication & cross-departmental collaboration skills
  • Must be able to proactively drive customer value with some management oversight
  • Highly motivated, passionate over achiever, team player, facilitator
  • Entrepreneurial spirit/mindset, flexibility toward dynamic change
  • Incredibly detailed oriented
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organization skills and time management skills
  • Good experience of MS Office, G-Suite, Slack and Salesforce
  • Direct, honest communication style that operates with the highest level of integrity
  • Travel:  5-10% travel to customer sites

*Bread puns encouraged but not required

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.