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Onboarding Specialist (German Speaking)



London, UK
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit to see how we empower creators to own their own destiny.

Onboarding Specialists play a key role in setting up our customers for long-term success with Klaviyo. Our Onboarding Specialists are the first point of contact for new customers, guiding them through their first 30 to 90 days to ensure a successful implementation of the Klaviyo platform, delivering fast time to value and a solid foundation upon which to build their marketing and growth strategy. This includes designing customer implementation plans, providing proactive, 1:1 support that is critical to driving strong product adoption, eliminating friction for our user base, and establishing long-lasting relationships with our customers.


  • Own customer relationships from post-sale through successful “go live” in the first 30 to 90 days, onboarding multiple new clients at a time to set them up for long-term success
  • Develop implementation project plan to help customers build out their initial use cases and achieve their immediate business goals, tracking progress and holding customer and internal stakeholders accountable to meeting key onboarding milestones
  • Advise customers on best practices to achieve fast time-to-value, including guidance on product set-up and configuration, testing, and performance analysis
  • Provide support and strategic advice on both technical and non-technical related questions (e.g: deliverability, marketing, sales, setup questions)
  • Proactively monitor customer dashboards and onboarding success metrics to identify at-risk accounts and prioritize engagement across customer portfolio
  • Address any open issues and retention risk through creative problem solving, and act as a point of escalation facilitating action planning and resolution across teams (e.g., Support, Sales)

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with track record of driving outcomes on time
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills via phone, video conference, and email, with demonstrated ability to make recommendations and persuade stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to manage customer expectations and relationships
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risk
  • Comfortable developing technical knowledge with demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to evolving technology
  • Thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced, and quickly changing environment
  • Proficient with: Microsoft Office Suite, G-Suite, Google Sheets, PowerPoint

Education and Experience:

  • Fluent in German (written and spoken)
  • 2-3+ years of customer success or customer onboarding / implementation experience with a track record for building and nurturing relationships across multiple accounts at a time
  • Experience understanding customer goals and explaining how to reach key objectives using software
  • Experience managing customer relationships through Salesforce, Gainsight, or similar CRMs
  • Experience in marketing technology and advising customers on marketing strategy a plus
  • Experience using email marketing platforms and E-Commerce platforms a plus

The pay range for this role is listed below. Sales roles are also eligible for variable compensation. This role is also eligible for competitive benefits and perquisites, subject to company policy and applicable law

Base Pay Range in Local Currency:
£44,800£67,200 GBP

Get to Know Klaviyo

We’re Klaviyo (pronounced clay-vee-oh). We empower creators to own their destiny by making first-party data accessible and actionable like never before. We see limitless potential for the technology we’re developing to nurture personalized experiences in ecommerce and beyond. To reach our goals, we need our own crew of remarkable creators—ambitious and collaborative teammates who stay focused on our north star: delighting our customers. If you’re ready to do the best work of your career, where you’ll be welcomed as your whole self from day one and supported with generous benefits, we hope you’ll join us.

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