Social & Community Support Expert
HBO MaxNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Tier 3 - Social & Community Support Expert - HBO Max (Overnight)
Location: United States - New York - New York
The Job - Virtual Applicants Welcome
The Tier 3 - Social & Community Support Expert is a key member of the Customer Experience (CX) Strategy & Ops team within the Warner Media Direct to Customer organization directly working on HBO Max. They will have an integral role in providing advanced support via App Stores, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and other social channels, specializing in handling inquiries that cannot be solved by frontline social support advocates.
This individual will be a core contributor within the CX Community Team and will collaborate cross-functionally to ensure complex escalations and sensitive communications sourced through social channels are surfaced, triaged and tracked until a resolution is achieved. The ideal candidate will possess technical chops, strong written communication skills that can adapt to social style/tone of voice, and experience providing exceptional customer service. They will have the ability to resolve complex issues with professionalism and poise. They will work closely within the CX Community Team, and coordinate with core Tier 3 (Advanced Support) team, extended social teams, and general CX team to continuously challenge/define/refine what excellence means and continuously deliver on these goals to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction and support.
*Remote/Virtual Opportunity - In looking to adapt to the needs of a growing 24/7 business, we are open to candidates working remotely/virtually. This remote opportunity would require the flexibility to support on-call rotations and support the overnight shift (11pm-8am EST).
• Actively monitor key social and community channels, helping to quickly respond to social inquiries that need immediate assistance, as well as identify and guide potentially sensitive conversations to a swift resolution
• Able to act as backup for frontline support teams across all community channels and tiers, as needed (App Stores, Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, Instagram, and more), serving as the initial escalation point for support tickets escalated from Tiers 1/2 and ensure that individual tickets are guided through to resolution
• Able to communicate and escalate issues effectively while communicating professionally with senior leadership, executives, and other VIPs in digital meetings, email, and other mediums
• Help track and identify trends across social channels, based on conversation topics, locations and other noticeable patterns to identify emerging issues
• Escalate high-profile customer issues to appropriate CX leadership and stakeholder partners to quickly identify and deliver approved resolution and messaging steps
• Work closely with CX Community Manager to help identify opportunities for improving the customer experience and process/policy alignment across community channels
• Maintain subject matter expert status on all HBO products/services, across all support platforms
• Follow internal best practices to ensure Tier 3 responsibilities are maintained and knowledge remains current, including remaining current with latest social media best practices
• Responsible for reproducing, confirming, documenting, and resolving new issues
• Coach, mentor, and assist frontline support teams when needed across all current or future engagement/communication channels, with a focus on social channels and community touchpoints.
• Participate in an on-call rotation if needed to provide after hours and/or weekend support coverage
• Partner with larger CX and UX writing teams to capture and translate new product information into Customer and Agent-facing support content, as well as ensure existing content is continuously maintained and up-to-date and surfacing product issues/feedback to design and development teams
• Occasionally travel to deliver or receive training
• Degree in technology journalism, communications, marketing, or equivalent experience and demonstrated expertise
• Exceptional communication skills, with demonstrated aptitude with social writing with experience providing support or brand engagement via Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and other social channels.
• 2-3 years customer service experience at a comparable B2C brand, preferably in media, entertainment, technology or hospitality and supporting streaming media or equivalent technologies
• Experience with social media management tools (spredfast, sprinklr, others) preferred
• Comfortable generating and analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data to diagnose customer feedback, team performance, and identify actionable improvement opportunities
• Able to break down and communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
• Demonstrated proficiency and comfort with Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, and other social media
• Familiarity and comfort with consumer streaming devices such as Apple TV, Roku, iOS devices, Android TV/mobile, more
• Excel in both customer service and technical support scenarios
• Able to handle multiple priorities, using proper urgency when needed
• Demonstrate a strong sense of accountability and autonomy for effectively completing all required tasks
• Able to zoom out from individual issues and identify patterns
• Clearly define problems, analyze data, and recommend short-term workarounds, while simultaneously representing issues accurately to extended teams for resolution
• Able to consistently represent HBO in a professional manner
• Methodically investigate and resolve complex technical support issues, as reported by Customers and Partners
• Able to adapt to the needs of a growing 24/7 business, including the flexibility to support on-call rotations and work both daytime, evening, or overnight hours.
• Experience working with Lean/Agile methodologies and JIRA/Youtrack a plus
• Must be able to support the overnight shift (11pm-8am EST)
• Passionate about supporting and engaging with our media focused community on social media
• Driven to improve internal and external customer satisfaction
• Relentlessly positive and possess a 'can't be stopped' attitude
• Self-starter, creative problem solver, proactive, collaborative and resourceful
• Able to successfully handle multiple ongoing issues at any given time while maintaining daily workload
• Able, willing and driven to master new concepts every day
• Highly organized and at home in a fast-paced, changing environment
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.