Regional Client Success Director

Akademos, Inc - Remote - Full time

Regional Client Success Director (Full time, Remote) Tri State area preferred

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About Us

Akademos provides higher education institutions with a full-service online platform to manage course materials, from monitoring adoptions and compliance to purchasing textbooks to measuring utilization. We give school administrators a single platform to streamline course adoptions and meet compliance regulations. For students, the platform simplifies the purchasing and access of materials through a personalized portal that connects with school SIS, LMS, and payment systems.

Why Us

As a rapidly growing company with a mission to help reduce the cost of education for students, we take pride in the value we bring to our schools, and we believe that it all begins with the value we place on our employees.

Akademos employees are excited and energized by change. We use our knowledge to quickly solve today’s problems while thinking innovatively how to make processes better for the future. We have the highest levels of trust, respect, and dignity towards our work and each other. We prize innovation and creative thinking, and expect everyone to engage beyond their day-to-day responsibilities. We are committed to a creative, fun, and respectful environment where we can help Akademos grow in its mission together and achieve personal individual growth as well.

We offer a comprehensive list of benefits including: paid time off, medical, dental, and vision coverage, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401k, healthcare spending and reimbursement accounts, Employee Assistance Program, paid parental leave, and other workplace and wellness perks.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

About the Job

We are looking for a results-driven individual to join our team as a Regional Client Success Director. The Regional Director is responsible for managing a team of 3-4 Client Success Managers and a portfolio of 50+ client accounts.

  • Oversee and manage a regional client portfolio of over 50 client accounts and $13MM+ revenue, focusing on client retention and increasing student utilization and revenue
  • Directly manage a team of 3-4 Client Success Managers, providing day-to-day direction and guidance for questions and escalations.
  • Maintain direct client success responsibilities for a limited profile of accounts within regional territory, driving toward collecting complete booklists and strong student utilization of the online bookstore.
  • Work closely with and guide Client Success Managers during client onboarding to ensure timely launch of the online bookstore.
  • Collaborate closely with other internal teams to ensure client projects deadlines are met
  • Monitor and report on region performance regarding textbook adoptions, student utilization, and overall revenue. Identify areas of weakness and create action plans for improvement.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with senior-level contacts at institutions within your region
  • Develop deep understanding and familiarity with company initiatives and services and train and update your regional team on new offerings.
  • Develop deep familiarity with internal Akademos systems and the Adoption and Analytics Portal. Train new users and troubleshoot common errors with adoption submissions.
  • Identify areas for client growth and collaborate closely with the Account Development team to execute them.
  • Provide support to head of group and develop recommendations in regards to process improvements and analysis of core systems utilized for gaps/opportunities
  • Actively advocate for changes to systems utilized that will drive scalability and efficiency

About you

  • Highly self-sufficient and motivated
  • Extremely organized with proven ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work cross departmentally to ensure the success of client programs
  • Deep understanding of project management, workflow and infrastructure
  • Professional demeanor and an ability to work well under pressure
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Mastery of G-Suite tools, Microsoft Office, and virtual presentation software
  • At ease with public speaking, including the ability to lead meetings or host webinars
  • Detail oriented with strong data and analytical skills

About Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proven success with project management or client services
  • 3+ years in a high-growth, data-driven environment
  • 3+ years experience managing direct reports
  • Experience with Zendesk, Freshdesk, ServiceNow and similar systems preferred

Position type: Full time; Remote. (Tri state area / East Coast preferred)

Travel: 15%

To Apply: Visit the Akademos website ( and fill out all the fields. To be considered for this job, a cover letter must be submitted including a brief description (1-2 sentences) about why you are interested in working with us at Akademos.

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Customer Implementation / Customer Success

Experience Level

Mid Level

Akademos, Inc

Akademos is the premier higher education platform for course content delivery and analytics. We offer students and faculty the most convenient access to all course content while providing the highest value and institutional alignment.
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