Account Manager at SendBird
London, GB

At Sendbird, we are building the most scalable and powerful chat API in the world. We have customers from over 30 countries around the world and serve a wide-range of use-cases across communities, marketplaces, on-demand services, games, and e-commerce. We are working with some of the best customers in every industry, and since graduating Y Combinator in 2016, we have become one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley.

Sendbird is headquartered in San Mateo, California and has offices around the world including Seoul, New York City, London, and Singapore. 

Account Managers (”AMs”) are responsible for renewing and growing the revenue of our existing customers. AMs will be dedicated to help our customers achieve their objectives and overcome the challenges they have achieving these objectives. You’ll be one of the first Account Managers to join our team. Thus, you’ll also get the opportunity to structure a lot of the processes and systems we use and define the culture for future team members. 

What You Will Do

  • You’ll also own the ongoing relationship with customers to drive activation and engagement of all product features available
  • This is the perfect role for someone who wants to stay close to customers at a fast-moving startup
  • Partner closely with Customer Success to ensure customer is receiving value add for their key objectives and challenges
  • Focus on customer retention and managing the customer’s lifecycle including evaluate opportunities for upsell
  • Develop and execute insight driven, account plans in various territories

Who You Are (Aligned with 7 Core Values of Sendbird

  • You are a proactive thinker and consistently try to solve problems before they arise.
  • Able to make decisions in an autonomous environment
  • Comfortable providing relevant data to help influence internal and external stakeholder decisions
  • Ability to uncover your customers business objectives and challenges to effectively map our solutions and unique value add

Experience and Skills

  • Experience in tech startup space in customer facing role
  • Experience in building relationships across complex organizations across multiple verticals
  • 5yrs+ customer facing experience in CSM/Sales etc
  • Strong experience working with technical products, preferably APIs
  • An ideal candidate will have relevant experience in account management or customer success in the API space 


Sendbird is the world's leading chat & messaging platform as a service in addition to voice and video. Our mission is to build connections in a digital world.  We believe that digital doesn't have to mean impersonal, that physical boundaries shouldn't create relationship boundaries. We believe in authenticity over superficiality, and in conversations over text messages.  We’re a Y Combinator alumnus (W16) and have raised over $120M from leading investors including ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global Management, Shasta Ventures, August Capital, and FundersClub. We are headquartered in San Mateo, CA, and also have offices around the world including Seoul, New York City, London, and Singapore.