Customer Success Associate


United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
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  • Company Address: 301 Howard Street, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Algolia

Our mission is to enable every developer and product team to build consumer-grade search for their users that is easy to implement, engaging, and high-performing. With Algolia, consumers are able to easily find and discover what they want across web, mobile, and voice.

Job Description

*Please make sure you are either based in San Francisco or located on the West Coast. You must be able to support West Coast work hours for this role. Thank you!
At Algolia, we are passionate about our customers so we’re looking for an all star Customer Success Associate who is ready to join our growing team. We need a dedicated advocate who possesses impeccable relationship management skills, can take the lead on solving issues, drive maximum value/ success to existing customers, inspire and sell the future of Algolia, encourage adoption and expansion, all while building delightful and long-lasting relationships. You will work closely with our Account Executives and Solutions Architects to ensure customers achieve their business objectives, advise them on best practices and act as the voice of the customers internally. 
As a Customer Success Associate, you will integrate our NA Customer Success team to deliver and improve our “one-to-many” program, aimed at effectively on-boarding and nurturing customers with a scaled approach. You will work closely with our Education team to deliver best-in-class e-learnings and guides, helping customers implement Algolia successfully. You will help your customers improve their implementation through tailored guidance, and you will engage resources from our Technical teams to address specific customer challenges. Your day-to-day interactions with customers will guide you to improve our scalable approach in order to set customers for success from the get-go.
We want resilient problem solvers who aren’t afraid to think outside the box and get their hands dirty. We expect you to take ownership and be able to execute without defined processes and implicit direction. We're looking for candidates who raise the level of our teams. You should value and practice transparency, have the humility to accept your weaknesses and continuously strive to improve both personally and professionally. Are you ready for the challenge?


  • Drive the on-boarding, adoption, retention and overall success of our customers
  • Ensure all account issues are quickly resolved, utilizing resources from cross-functional teams internally
  • Help design and run webinar sessions 
  • Monitor account usage and engage with customers on that topic
  • Monitor customer engagement with our e-learning platform in order to ensure they leverage the right resources to be successful 
  • Encourage feature adoption by communicating relevant materials with customers
  • Contribute to our expansion opportunities by identifying them and collaborating with our Account Executive team to win them
  • Identify accounts that are likely to churn and work proactively to eliminate that risk
  • Analyze accounts that have been lost, identify reasons for churning and build a strategy to win customers back
  • Function as the voice of the customer and provide internal feedback on how Algolia can better serve them
  • Track key account metrics and forecast retention


  • 1 - 2 years relevant work experience in customer success, account management, digital consultancy or project management, preferably in a SaaS business
  • Experience working with a portfolio of accounts, supporting a highly technical product
  • Demonstrated ability to establish relationships, credibility, present, and to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to set priorities, drive decisions and get closure on recommendations and issues
  • Ability to influence others towards continuous improvement, both internally and externally
  • Experience successfully managing customer engagements to completion and customer satisfaction
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Preference for candidates with experience at our current stage and beyond (over 10,000 customers, $50-200M ARR range, high growth, lots of change and building internal infrastructure).


  • GRIT - Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment.
  • TRUST - Willingness to trust our co-workers and to take ownership.
  • CANDOR - Ability to receive and give constructive feedback.
  • CARE - Genuine care about other team members, our clients and the decisions we make in the company.
  • HUMILITY - Aptitude for learning from others, putting ego aside.


  • Covered medical, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family 
  • 401(k) Matching Plan
  • Flexible work hours and unlimited Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits 
  • Life insurance and disability benefits


  • Competitive pay and stock options
  • Charitable contribution matching 
  • Fully stocked kitchens
  • Catered lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays 
  • Workout Wednesdays w/ personal trainer 
  • Bi-monthly meditation sessions 



Millions of developers around the world use Algolia to unleash the power of search across their digital properties. They use Algolia because we are API-first. We unlock incredible flexibility. We build blazing fast speed into our APIs. We do this because we know developers want to build cool things and innovate. Under Armour, Lacoste, Birchbox, Stripe, Slack, Medium, Zendesk and 10,000+ other companies use Algolia to build not just great search, but search that converts at higher rates because of the relevancy. We help their customers find the right goods, offers, and content really quickly. So quickly, in fact, that they don’t go anywhere else. Algolia helps businesses build and optimize the search and discovery experience resulting in significantly enhanced online engagement, increased conversion rates and enriched lifetime value that generates profitable growth. Today, Algolia powers 1.5 Trillion searches a year – that’s 4 times more than Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, Baidu and Yandex combined. Our amazing technology is used by one in eight online users.

Founded in 2012, we're backed by $184M in funding from Accel Partners, Alven, DAG Ventures, Founders Circle, Owl Rock Capital, Point Nine Capital, SaaStr Fund, Salesforce Ventures, Storm Ventures and World Innovation Lab. The team is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Paris, London, Tokyo, New York, and Atlanta. To learn more, visit


We’re looking for talented, passionate people to build the world’s best search & discovery technology. As an ownership-driven company, we seek team members who thrive within an environment based on autonomy and diversity. We're committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace. We care about each other and the world around us, and embrace talented people regardless of their race, age, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, color, veteran status, disability and socioeconomic background.

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