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Customer Success Manager | CourseTrends, Inc/Golf18 Network

Location: Austin, TX
Date Posted: 10/3/2016
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description:

An International Marketing Solutions firm, Distinct Software Solutions (DSS), is looking to hire a Customer Success Manager (CSM) based in Austin, TX. We are looking for a fired-up, hungry manager who is looking for the opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that has a fun and has a laid-back Austin type culture with a professional approach to their business. Individual achievement is valued and rewarded, but we compete as a team – supporting and applauding the success of our teammates. A perfect DSS employee is looking for a long-term career and is self-motivated with 2+ years of previous CSM and upselling experience. Familiarity with SaaS, the golf industry, and experience with online Tee Time distribution is a definite plus. Candidate must possess strong computer skills and customer service experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Director of Customer Success, will have primary responsibility for the day-to-day management activities for the assigned portfolio of DSS clients by working closely with other functional departments within the company. The CSM will concentrate on customer relationship, retention, ensuring that each customer is as successful as possible in using our product. Additionally, you will occasionally upsell additional products and services as needed to your set of clients. You will understand the multiple industries DSS will be supporting and overall market environment and business objectives.

  1. Serves as an expert on all operational aspects of all DSS programs and solutions.
  2. Delivers the highest level of customer satisfaction within assigned accounts and ensures customer contract renewal.
  3. Generates potential upsell opportunities within each account where the solution will improve the overall success of the customer.
  4. Works with marketing to develop promotions for each assigned account to positively influence program participation and engagement.
  5. Is an escalation point for customers; responds to and resolves client requests and questions.
  6. Generates a pipeline of client references, profiles, and case studies for Marketing to develop.
  7. Performs special projects as required.


  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in related discipline.
  • 2+ years of directly related CSM or Account Management work experience in a sales, marketing or customer service position which includes responsibility for maintaining high value client relationships.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • 2-3 years of professional sales (outbound) phone experience
  • Experience with a CRM (Zoho)
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, driven personality

Ideal Candidate also has:

  • Familiarity and interest in the Golf and/or restaurant industries & marketing.
  • Prior Experience with content based website management.
  • Experience with online sales distribution
  • Superior phone etiquette
  • Non-negotiables:

    • Maintain a full-time work schedule, working on-site
    • Must be reliable, detailed oriented and skilled professional


    $35-45k Starting Base Salary + incentive plan & benefits package

    About Distinct Software Solutions (DSS):

    Distinct Software Solutions, is an Austin-based company dedicated to bringing comprehensive digital marketing to an increasingly wide range of industries. Our goal at DSS is to provide clients with unmatched innovation, customer service, and fresh ideas. On the Golf Side, through 10 plus years of experience, we have learned that behind every golf course is an owner/operator with a passion for the game. Nothing can take the passion out of running a golf course more than lackluster financial results. DSS is a trusted partner to over 2,500 golf courses. We make sure our customers achieve the best possible financial results by delivering the world's finest integrated online golf marketing solution.

    Our proven marketing tools make it easy to generate additional revenue through more rounds, online product sales, events, tournaments and memberships. We have everything you need so you don't have to figure out how to cobble together an assortment of complicated technologies from different vendors. The DSS solution is specifically tailored to the unique needs of golf courses.

    About Golf18:

    Since 2005, Golf18 has been a leader in tee time marketing programs and has sold tee times to millions of avid golfers. Golf18 is much more than a website. We provide comprehensive online marketing solutions to optimize revenue to the course.

    The Golf18 Network is currently generating additional rounds for over 2,000 courses nationwide. With over 3 million golfers across the U.S., Golf18 has a significant advantage over our competitor sites.

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