Customer Service Supervisor, New Business Operations

| Seattle
Who we are:
Rover.com connects pet parents with the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, pet parents can easily discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, and doggy day care. Founded in 2011 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love.
 
Our global headquarters are in Seattle, Washington in the United States, working closely with our teams in Spokane, Berlin, London, and Barcelona. We have a track record of being recognized as a great place to work, having been named among Seattle's 'Best Places to Work' in Seattle Business Magazine and the Puget Sound Business Journal for three years running. We're an agile, fast-growing company, and our leadership comes from some of the world's most respected tech companies. Our pioneering approach to people and pups alike landed us on the list of GeekWire’s Next Tech Titan in 2019 and the World's Most Innovative Companies in 2018 by Fast Company. Needless to say (but we're going to say it anyway)—we love dogs, and we wouldn't dream of going to work without them by our sides.
Who we're looking for:
The New Business Lines team at Rover operates like a fast-paced, agile, startup within a startup. We currently have several new business line tests underway, and this is a unique opportunity to shape the scale and direction of our new initiatives, all within the stability and resourcing of a later-stage company environment. 
The ideal candidate will be a passionate and strategic leader of customer experience teams. You will motivate, coach and develop your team to exceed performance goals, and empower them to constantly advocate for our customers. Because the business environment is fast paced and dynamic, this position requires adaptability. You will utilize both analytical and creative thinking to evolve business processes quickly. Clear and thorough communication with both your team and your stakeholders is critical. In addition to people management, you will be a main point of contact for Rover’s core customer experience teams, as well as a key resources for the product management team as they bring new pilot programs to market. Finally, you will be expected to consume and analyze data to inform your decision making at every step of the way.
Note: This position is based out of Rover’s downtown Seattle office, managing a team of on-site customer operations agents. The role may include work on one weekend day. Exact scheduled days and hours to be determined, as Rover's Customer Experience team operates 24/7.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Motivate, coach, and develop 3-4 Customer Operations Agents supporting new business lines
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and increase operational effectiveness
  • Manage queues to agreed-upon service levels, and strive to raise the bar higher
  • Track, analyze and report on team metrics
  • Empower your team to solve problems and advocate for the customer
  • Review customer contacts and identify ways to improve the customer experience, as well as own escalated customer contacts and resolve them
  • Question the status quo and proactively highlight areas where we can do better

Your Qualifications:

  • 4-5 years experience in working in operations or customer experience
  • 2+ years experience managing or leading teams in operations or customer experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Very high attention to detail 
  • Experience with Zendesk, Talkdesk, or similar customer management tools

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience at a consumer technology company
  • Experience at a startup or other fast-growth company
  • Experience with process design and improvement
  • Previously used Rover.com as a pet parent or dog sitter/walker
  • Demonstrated competency with one or more analytical toolkits, including Excel, Google Sheets, and / or SQL

Benefits of Working at Rover.com:

  • Competitive compensation 
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • 4 weeks paid time off
  • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
  • Doggy benefits, including $1000 toward adopting your first dog
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs)
  • Free catered lunches semi-monthly
  • Regular team activities, including happy hours, snow tubing, game nights, and more
  • 50 free dog walks a year

Rover embraces diversity and opposes discrimination.
This position is based at Rover HQ in Downtown Seattle.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
Rover is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse, inclusive and inventive environment with the best employees. We’re driven by seeing our people succeed and grow, and we work to ensure everyone contributes to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

2101 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

What are Rover Perks + Benefits

Rover Benefits Overview

Working at Rover has a lot of benefits—and office puppies are just the start. From our home in the heart of downtown Seattle, we’ve built a close-knit team of developers, analysts, marketers, and customer support representatives, and we’re committed to growth, health, and joy across our community.

Dogs
We’ll provide $1000 to help you adopt or foster a dog. And whenever you need to get away, we’ll help cover your dog’s staycation with a Rover sitter.

Health & Welfare
Taking care of yourself and your health comes first. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance & disability coverage.

Time Off
Family and life events will always trump business. We offer 4 weeks of paid time off annually, as well as 10 paid holidays.

Compensation
We offer competitive compensation as well as stock options, 401K, holiday pay, and pet assistance funds.

Parental Leave
Work shouldn't get in the way of life. That's why we offer 10 weeks of paid parental leave with up to an additional 8 weeks of short term disability pay (60%) to birth mothers.

Treats
Enjoy stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs). We offer a company lunch two times a month for all employees.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily, cat friendly daily.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We host a wide variety of events including happy hours, ski trips, art classes, wine tastings and more. Whatever your passion, you’ll find like-minded friends at Rover.

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