Customer Support Associate, Social Media at Literati
Austin, TX, US

Based in the Bohemian Cowboy capital of the world, Austin, Texas, Literati is a new kind of bookseller. Our mission is simple: to elevate global consciousness through the thoughtful curation and discussion of books. Long live literature!

Literati is a consumer company that ultimately will live or die based on the customer experience. You will be the first line of contact with the most important people we ever talk to — our customers. Your job goes way beyond closing out tickets and responding to emails (although you should love coming up with creative responses to customer service queries). You will personally be responsible for driving the most important metric that drives our business — customer retention. This will require thinking critically about the feedback given by customers, being data-driven, creative, dedicated, and summarizing and bringing critical information back to the team.

What You'll Do...

Own the customer service experience as the voice of Literati on all social channels: Instagram, Facebook Twitter through various entry points (direct messages, comments, etc)

Regularly track social media queries and complaints, in order to make data-driven recommendations to the company based on trends in customer feedback

Intimately understand the needs of our readers and provide excellent responses that delight our subscribers at every turn

Work closely with other teams (Engineering, Operations, etc) to come up with outstanding resolutions to everyday customer issuesYou may be asked to contribute to projects outside of customer support as-needed

Who You Are...

A social media enthusiast knowledgeable about various platforms and their unique communication systems and best practices

A solution-oriented problem solverExtremely empathetic


A team player


A self-starter


Comfortable in a fast-paced start-up environment

What You'll Need...

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

1+ year of social media customer support experience (high-volume preferred)

Excellent computer skills

Zendesk, or other ticketing system experience required

Literati is dedicated to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We believe in the power of literature as a transformative form of technology that helps us see, and reflect upon, our common humanity. A great workplace should do the same—see, reflect, and celebrate the experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent of a diverse array of people. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that all potential candidates can bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, gender identity and expression, nationality, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, religion, neurological and physical ability, sexual orientation, and beliefs.