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Customer Success Manager / Sport Scientist

Company Name: 
KINEXON
Location:
Chicago
Type of Company:
Sports Company
Position Type:
Full-Time
Contact Name: 
Philipp Lienemann
Contact Email:
philipp.lienemann@kinexon.com
Date Posted:
February 27, 2022
Anticipated Start Date:
April 1, 2022

Position Description

Everybody's talking about the Internet of Things. We do it. We believe we can support our customers to be more successful on & off the court. With our technology we revolutionize sports performance, fan engagement and media. 70% of all NBA clubs and many more customers rely on our technology. In order to further advance our innovative ideas and bold visions, we are looking for creators, sport-enthusiast, game-changer & talents like you! TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES - You will maximize the value our customers generate from utilizing KINEXON’s technology by building and developing long-term relationships with our customers - You will be a trusted advisor & pro-actively manage a selected portfolio of (semi-)professional team and/or league accounts across the US (e.g., NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAA, etc.), by engaging in follow-up calls, on-site visits & emails to creating a great customer experience - Track & monitor overall account health by identifying customer concerns and potential churn risk, create corrective action plans and collaborate with internal & external stakeholder for an efficient implementation - Educate customers on the various applications of KINEXON’s product portfolio and how they contribute to the customers’ success, including initial onboarding & continued training - Provide on-going support to our growing customer base and consult different stakeholders (performance, strength & conditioning coaches, sport scientists, video coordinator, etc.) on the integration of sport science & technology best practices in a high-performance sports ecosystem - Support teams with basic data analysis as requested; escalate with data consulting as needed - Support research projects in collaboration with external partners (e.g., universities) and evaluate & communicate evidence based, scientific insights to sales & marketing (e.g., case studies, research papers, webinars, conferences) - Collaborate with multi-functional teams and advocate on behalf of the customer at the interface between sales, marketing, project management, customer support and product management & strategy - Facilitate (pre-)sales activities for potential customers (ex. online/in-person product presentations, growth opportunities for up- & cross-selling, 3rd party integrations etc.) - Summarize, prioritize, and translate customer feedback and requirements into actionable insights for the development & improvement of product in close collaboration with product management & strategy - Facilitate knowledge management, continued education & community growth (e.g., representation of KINEXON at domestic & international conferences, organizing webinars, panel discussions & presentations, etc.) BENEFITS: At KINEXON you will meet like-minded people that are enthusiastic about innovative technology and passionate about solving new challenges as well as building great things as a team. - An international team of passionate colleagues and sport-tech enthusiasts with great team spirit and hands-on mentality. - Outstanding career and development opportunities due to our strong growth, a steep learning curve and the opportunity to leave a mark - Fascinating system test & launch events with renowned customers. - Competitive pay, health care contribution and 401K. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide VISA sponsorship for this position. Please be aware that we will not be able to process applicants who are not allowed to legally work in the United States.

Desired Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: - You have 2-3 years of work experience in the (high-performance) sport ecosystem (e.g. as customer success manager at a sport-tech company or sport scientist, performance manager, strength & conditioning coach in a team environment, etc.) - Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., sport science, exercise science, kinesiology, data science / analytics, sport management etc.) - Hands-on experience with sport technology and its applications for performance monitoring in the high-performance environment (e.g., wearable technology, LPS, GNSS, optical tracking solutions, athlete management systems etc.) - High level of tactical and technical sports knowledge (e.g., Basketball, American Football, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, etc.) - Strong and pro-active communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills to foster new relationships and build on existing relationships with selected customer portfolio - Ability to analyze and interpret data; effective in articulating findings to coaches, athletes and other performance staff - Strong sense of ownership and respected team player who likes to collaborate in multi-/cross-functional teams, but can also work independently - Ability to summarize, prioritize and translate customer feedback & requirements for internal stakeholders (e.g., product strategy / management) - Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and adjust priorities appropriately - Able & willing to travel periodically as the job requires (e.g., on-site visits, product demos etc.) Desired Qualifications / What makes you stand out: - Master’s Degree or higher (PhD/doctoral) in relevant field (e.g., sport science, exercise science, kinesiology, data science / analytics) - Relevant sport performance related certifications (e.g., CPSS, CSCS, RSCC, etc.) - Sport-industry experience as former athlete and/or coach - Proficient in statistical analysis of large data sets (e.g., utilizing R, Python, PowerBi, Tableau) - Experience with presentation/webinars/panel discussion addressing a larger & diverse audience - Proficiency in another language (e.g., German, Spanish, French, Japanese, etc.)

How to Apply

please send your application including your cover letter, CV, as well as your earliest start date to jobs@kinexon.com. We are looking forward to your application! Preferred: You can also directly apply via our online portal - https://kinexon.jobs.personio.de/job/586463?language=&display=en#apply