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Dow Jones Head of Consumer Services in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Based in: Princeton, NJ

Reports to: VP, Customer Service and Experience Design

The Director of Consumer Customer Service will be responsible for achieving business strategy objectives, standardized processes, and the oversight of quality, operational metrics, and service level goals. To succeed, you need to have a passion for constant improvement, develop creative solutions to abstract strategic problems, and balance big-picture thinking with exceptional attention to detail. This position requires a driven self-starter who is able to work comfortably with stakeholders across the organization, communicate and train people at all skill levels, take projects and tests from start to finish, and someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, challenging environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Derived from Company strategic goals, define and deliver short and long term business objectives, including Service Levels, C-SAT, NPS, and employee engagement

  • Provide vision, strategic direction, leadership, development, and management of customer service resources – staff, time, budget, equipment - on a global scale

  • Assess, conceive strategy to improve the customer experience and/or reduce cost

  • Spearhead new initiatives to support launches of products and promotions

  • Define and create a collaborative, accountable, customer-focused culture as well as an informed, knowledgeable, continuous-learning environment

  • Interact with key internal partners to drive overall business results and improved customer experience

  • Challenge the organization to consistently improve efficiency and customer experience

  • Accountable for managing vendor and key stakeholder relationships to review and present regular performance analysis, helping to identify weaknesses and opportunities, as well as solutions for both.

  • Advocate for the customer by providing relevant input across the business to inform the future direction

  • Obtain industry best practices and incorporate leading-edge concepts to enhance the experience and value provided to our customers

  • Develop, implement, and improve a proactive approach to support through self-service, outreach, and follow-up

  • Participate in the evaluation of tools, systems, and applications to use in our support organization and recommend any new opportunities

  • Responsible for staff development, leadership coaching, and associate engagement

  • Partner with our Contact Center Operations and serve as the consumer customer service business owner to help implement technology infrastructure, including the hardware, software, and telephony required improvements.

  • Develop and execute the strategy to tap into a vast array and quantity of Voice of Customer to identify and inform priorities.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in leading global, customer-facing organizations involved with complex products and high-value customers

  • Proven experience to motivate and inspire the team towards achievement of service excellence

  • Embrace the Core Values, Mission and Vision of the department

  • Proven experience managing influence through persuasion and consensus building

  • Proven experience managing a sizeable, global budget

  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning and improvement

  • Proven experience coaching direct reports to strengthen their performance and improve skills in order to accomplish objectives

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to evaluate issues and conflicts and make timely decisions that benefit both the customer and the business

  • Ability to adapt a communication style depending on the audience, while maintaining a professional and credible demeanor

  • Ability to build and develop relationships with others to assess needs, and identify and solve problems

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in individual, small and large group settings

  • Strong management skills including planning, organizing for results, leading and evaluating people, and controlling projects for both effectiveness and efficiency

  • Travel - up to 25% (both domestic and international)

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Business Area: PRINT & ENT SVCS - CUSTOMER SERVICE

Job Category: Customer Service/Support Group

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