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Lead - Customer Success



Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Company Description

Freshworks makes it fast and easy for businesses to delight their customers and employees. We do this by taking a fresh approach to building and delivering software that is affordable, quick to implement, and designed for the end user. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Freshworks has a global team operating from 13 global locations to serve more than 65,000 companies -- from startups to public companies – that rely on Freshworks software-as-a-service to enable a better customer experience (CRM, CX) and employee experience (ITSM).

Freshworks’ cloud-based software suite includes Freshdesk (omni-channel customer support), Freshsales (sales automation), Freshmarketer (marketing automation), Freshservice (IT service desk), Freshchat (AI-powered bots), supported by Neo, our underlying platform of shared services.

Freshworks is featured in global national press including CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg and has been a BuiltIn Best Place to work in San Francisco and Denver for the last 3 years. Our customer ratings have earned Freshworks products TrustRadius Top Rated Software ratings and G2 Best of Awards for Best Feature Set, Best Value for the Price and Best Relationship.

Job Description


  • In this Individual Contributor role, you will ‘Own the customer’ as the primary point of contact, defining a success plan with deliverables, and ensuring clear communication across all activities of the customers’ post-sale journey
  • Work closely with Strategic Account Manager to develop Account Plans for all of your customers which will be the roadmap for account expansion
  • Partner with Strategic Account Manager to help ensure expansion opportunities are identified and closed successfully
  • Work closely with professional services, support and partners to deliver seamless 360-degree support to meet customer needs
  • Be consultative and build in-depth relationships and a complete understanding of their business goals and objectives
  • Build credibility, relationships, and influence C-level stakeholders by advocating our ‘Customers for Life’ philosophy
  • Be passionate about the products, understand the outcomes the freshworks product and its features deliver to customers goals; be able to quantify impact with a value assessment framework and ROI models
  • Provide coaching and education to improve adoption of the Freshworks product
  • Identify, clearly communicate and manage risk throughout the year through proactive touchpoints and taking the lead in developing resolution strategies
  • Identify successful customers and turn them into advocates, measured by participation in reference calls, case studies, webinars and blogs
  • Introduce and implement new products and features to your customers based off of needs that you have uncovered in your strategic conversations
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders (Engineering, Product, Sales, Support, and Execs) to complete customer goals, be the “Voice of the Customer” to provide visibility and/or escalations, and maintain strong reference ability across your book of customers


Preferred Experience:

  • At least 5+ years of Customer Success or related experience in a B2B environment working with Mid Market and Enterprise level customers. Background as Solution Engineer, Solution Architect or similar consultative role is a plus.
  • Experience in presenting technology suite of products within an existing portfolio of accounts as well as consulting and translating customer business and technology needs into technology solutions
  • Experience in proactively growing customer relationships while being curious to understand client’s business
  • Prior experience in an environment where you managed a book of business in technology which included significant growth in net new opportunities
  • Experience across verticals such as retail, financial services, travel, public sector, publishing etc is a plus
  • Experience working closely with C-level / SVP-level executives at customers (CIO, CTO Preferred)
  • Experience with executive business reviews and similar Sr level presentations with positive outcomes
  • At ease demonstrating product functionality; ability to provide comprehensive overview of key business use cases
  • Experience influencing change in complex organization
  • Engaging phone & video presence: enthusiastic and high energy, but also poised, confident, and extremely professional
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, global team

Additional Information

These are some benefits you can expect from us in return:

  • Company funded Life & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Learning & Reading budget of up to £1,000 per year
  • Fitness budget of up to £30 per month
  • Free yoga classes twice a week
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Fully stocked pantry with healthy fruits, snacks, gourmet coffee, and breakfast options
  • Company Funded Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for both you and your family
  • 25 days annual Paid-Time-Off (PTO)
  • Discounted Tax Support Services

At Freshworks, we are creating a global workplace that enables everyone to find their true potential, purpose, and passion irrespective of their background, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion and ethnicity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all and believe that diversity in the workplace creates a more vibrant, richer work environment that advances the goals of our employees, communities and the business.