Customer Success Manager

Appboy, San Francisco

Customer relationship suite for marketers



Appboy is the leading lifecycle engagement platform for marketing, growth, and engagement teams. We empower brands to humanize connections with customers, resulting in better experiences and increased retention, lifetime value, and ROI.

Appboy’s technology helps brands automate sophisticated marketing and growth strategies simply, in real time, on a global scale. With Appboy, brands can seamlessly gather and manage actionable customer data from across systems in comprehensive user profiles, then use that information to reach their audience with highly relevant, personalized cross-channel messaging experiences. By taking advantage of this intuitive, secure solution, brands can easily understand the impact of past marketing efforts and carry out fast, effective iteration supported by Appboy’s intelligent optimization tools. 

Each month, 10s of billions of messages associated with nearly 1 billion active users are managed through the Appboy platform. Enterprise and digital-first brands rely on Appboy and our best-in-class strategic expertise and support to reach, engage, and retain their audiences and keep pace with a rapidly changing landscape. Appboy is a venture-backed company of more than 175 employees, with offices in New York City, San Francisco, and London. Appboy was named a Digiday Signal Award Finalist for Best Marketing Automation Platform, a VentureBeat Omnichannel MMA “Best Bet,” and was selected by Forbes as a Cloud100 Rising Star. Learn more at Appboy.com.


Recognized by Business Insider as one of New York’s coolest enterprise startups, and recently completing Series D round of funding for $50mm, Appboy offers a unique and robust marketing automation and analytics platform for mobile apps that helps major brands manage their mobile relationships with consumers. 

As a Customer Success Manager you will be the relationship owner of a portfolio of Appboy’s strategic clients.  You will optimize your clients' experience of and value from Appboy by being a trusted advisor helping them get the most from Appboy by acting as their day to day support contact and as a strategic marketing and technology consultant.

As part of the Appboy Customer Success Team you will help clients solve technical challenges and answer product questions. Furthermore, you will be at the frontline of our product development, gathering client suggestions and taking an active role in prioritizing our development roadmap.

This is an opportunity to bring your skills as a consultant, business analyst, project manager or customer success professional along with high level of curiosity about all things tech, and expand your knowledge of Direct Marketing, Mobile Marketing Automation, APIs and Analytics.


  • Ensure that customers feel empowered to use Appboy independently, and are seeing value from our product.
  • Help customers feel a connection to the larger Appboy product team and that they have a voice in the future direction of our company.
  • Provide continuing education for customers to maximize product usage.
  • Hit client renewal targets.
  • Own and assume ultimate responsibility for customer renewals for accounts in your name. 
  • Act as your clients first point of contact for all strategy, and product training inquiries, as well as non-technical support questions.
  • Drive feature adoption through targeted on-going training of clients
  • Distribute product expertise through delivery of training and planning workshops to clients.
  • Pro-actively analyze customer product usage and provide strategic advice to the customer around how they can better engage their customers with Appboy through ad-hoc communications, Quarterly Check-Ins and Quarterly Business Reviews.
  • Work with Onboarding Managers to seamlessly transition clients from on-boarding to active users.
  • Maintain ongoing regular contact with clients.
  • Solicit and synthesize customer product feedback for consumption by our product and engineering teams to drive product development. 

Please note this job description cannot possibly cover every duty you may need to undertake, you may be asked by your line manager to handle other reasonable responsibilities commensurate with the role.  


A great tech startup culture where openness, curiosity, collaboration and career growth are encouraged and supported.  You’ll also have the opportunity to work, daily, with Appboy’s clients, many of whom are the most innovative and exciting enterprise and mobile brands in the world.


Who will be a success on the Customer Success Team:

  • People say you’re a great communicator! 
  • You have exemplary written and verbal communication skills coupled with unparalleled follow up skills. You leave people with the impression that you are really listening to them and understand their problem.
  • You’re known for being a “team player.” We just can’t emphasize this enough.
  • High level of intellectual curiosity. You see opportunity and growth in learning more about what you do and how it impacts others.
  • You have experience managing complex accounts or projects with sophisticated client team.
  • You have domain knowledge of two or more of the following:  SaaS, Mobile, APIs, Marketing Automation, Direct Marketing, Marketing Analytics or Programming (even just HTML).


  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) matching, life insurance, commuter benefits, and parental leave plans
  • Daily catered lunches and fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Collaborative, transparent, collegial and fun loving office culture
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work and life in the way that suits you best

About Appboy

Appboy is building a smarter CRM suite that integrates with apps and websites. 


Want to learn more about Appboy? Visit https://www.appboy.com/