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Who we are

BookBub is one of the fastest-growing consumer tech startups in Boston (and we’re profitable). Millions of readers use BookBub every day to find great books, and our service empowers thousands of leading publishers and authors to drive sales and find new fans. We’re expanding our team to address the challenges and opportunities of the publishing industry while continuing to help readers find books and authors they’ll love. Learn more about what to expect working at BookBub.

About the position

BookBub is seeking a new Member Support Specialist! We’re dedicated to providing prompt, thoughtful support to our engaged community of book lovers from around the world. Insights from our interactions with readers help us to make BookBub an even greater place to discover books. If you’re passionate about providing excellent customer support, meticulous in your attention to detail, and interested in helping book lovers of all kinds, please apply!

Our ideal hire believes in the transformative power of great support and genuinely enjoys helping others. As a Member Support Specialist, you’ll work at the heart of our organization using your troubleshooting skills to help book lovers.

This is an in-office role in Cambridge, MA, and has a start date as early as December 2019.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Providing frontline support. The majority of your day will be spent helping ebook and audiobook readers via email and other channels.
  • Developing product expertise. You’ll become an expert in all things BookBub! On a daily basis, you’ll troubleshoot potential issues, document feature requests, share feedback, and help members get the best out of our products.
  • Creating documentation. When you’re not working directly with members, you’ll use your product expertise to maintain and develop our knowledge base by creating FAQs, how-to guides, and troubleshooting articles.
  • Advocating for our members. You’ll be the main point of contact for our members. Other BookBub teams will rely on you as the voice of our members and expect you to proactively share their feedback.

At BookBub, we’re looking for motivated individuals who are excited to grow with us. You don’t have to perfectly match these requirements to apply. 

Who we’re looking for:

  • To be successful in this role, you need to LOVE solving problems and have incredible communication skills. If you get excited by a tricky problem or new challenge and you’re constantly finding better ways to explain complex technical processes to people of all skill levels, we’d love to hear from you!
  • While previous experience in tech support isn’t required, you should have experience providing amazing customer service. No matter the situation, you always communicate with empathy and self-awareness. You don’t believe in lost causes, and you go out of your way to help those in need.
  • You’re resourceful and make the success of your team a priority: your default is helping others and you’re motivated to see projects through from start to finish. If something needs doing, you do it. You’re excited to work as a team so we can win as a team.
  • You thrive in an environment where you learn something new every day. You’re comfortable with uncertainty and embrace these moments as opportunities to grow by learning from those around you.
  • You’re a skilled writer and fluent in technology: you write and speak in English with ease, and value prose that is simple, clear, and engaging. You enjoy trying out the latest technology and you’re a quick study when it comes to new software and technology.
    Bonus points if you’ve worked in a support or success role before, or have experience working at a startup like BookBub!

Benefits

BookBub offers competitive benefit options including medical, dental, vision, 401k, generous paid parental leave, and take-what-you-need paid time off.

To apply for this job please visit www.bookbub.com.