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Customer Experience Supervisor

Phoenix, AZ, Austin, TX

🚀 Whatnot

Whatnot is a livestream shopping platform and marketplace backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, and CapitalG. We’re building the future of ecommerce, bringing together community, shopping and entertainment. We are committed to our values, and as a remote-first team, we operate out of hubs within the US, Canada, UK, and Germany today.

We’re innovating in the fast-paced world of live auctions in categories including sports, fashion, video games, and streetwear. The platform couples rigorous seller vetting with a focus on community to create a welcoming space for buyers and sellers to share their passions with others.

And, we’re growing. Whatnot has been the fastest growing marketplace in the US over the past two years and we’re hiring forward-thinking problem solvers across all functional areas.

💻 Role

The Customer Experience team is responsible for driving the best possible user experience through process improvement, order management, and problem-solving. As a leader of this team, you will be responsible for ensuring that our team of agents dig into every ticket to the lowest level of detail so they can best solve customer issues and provide critical user insights to the business. You’ll take those insights and make Whatnot 1% better every day by partnering with driving cross-functional teams to fix gaps in our product or experience that negatively impact our customers. You will also be responsible for driving team productivity through performance metrics while delivering a quality experience, ensuring our users are getting a quick, and quality experience.

  • Must be available to work weekends
  • Lead team performance and drive results in team productivity, quality, and customer experience 
  • Manage, coach, encourage, and be responsible for the performance and culture of a team of agents
  • Maintain functional knowledge of, and act as a subject matter expert of processes, product, and projects related to day-to-day operations
  • Drive accountability on policies and other guidelines
  • Create new and use existing reporting to identify areas to improve performance metrics and productivity 
  • Build a culture of insights generation to improve product, process, experience and overall business by reviewing Sigma & Zendesk metrics regularly 
  • Identify and report on trends early and often. 
  • Partner with training and content to reinforce compliance with new launches, processes, and policies. 
  • Address and resolve critical issues from partners and other teams
  • Identify and call out areas of opportunity for Whatnot, helping improve or develop new processes to improve the user experience and business by understanding customer needs
  • Other ad-hoc project work as the business requires

👋 You

Curious about who thrives at Whatnot? We’ve found that low ego, a growth mindset, and leaning into action and high impact goes a long way here.

A hungry individual looking to continue their career in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Someone willing to take on any role or task, learn new skills, and be a part of building a great company. A customer service mentality with passion to reach the best possible outcome. Here’s what we’re hoping to see in your background:

  • You have 5+ years of support operations experience managing support KPIs such as CSAT.
  • You are a leader with a strong desire and natural ability to motivate a team, set and achieve targets, and manage career growth and team performance
  • You have driven operational excellence, quality improvements, and performance-managed multiple agents.
  • You are analytical and data-driven, with experience distilling large data sets to actionable insights.
  • You are an owner, always looking for opportunities to better your work, team, product or customer experience
  • You are comfortable making tough decisions that balance the trade-off between quality and quantity
  • You have knowledge of Zendesk, data platforms such as Sigma, familiar with excel/google Sheets (Knowledge of SQL preferred) 
  • You have experience in startups, marketplaces, or e-commerce (preferred)
  • You have worked within multichannel support operations (chat, email, sms, phone) 
  • You have familiarity with working with large, diverse customer support, and operations organizations (preferred)
  • You have the flexibility to occasionally work shifts, holidays, and outside of standard schedule


For US-based applicants: $75,000/year - 100,000/year + benefits + stock options

The salary range may be inclusive of several levels that would be applicable to the position. Final salary will be based on a number of factors including, level, relevant prior experience, skills and expertise. This range is only inclusive of base salary, not benefits (more details below) or equity in the form of stock options.

🎁 Benefits (US Only)

  • Unlimited Vacation Policy and Company-wide Holidays (including a spring and winter break)
  • Health Insurance options including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short term disability & Long term Disability
  • Whatnot covers 95% of employee premium costs, and 80% of dependent care premiums for Medical
  • Dental and Vision sponsored 100% by Whatnot for employees and dependents
  • Work From Home Support
  • Laptop provided by Whatnot and home office setup allowance
  • $150 monthly allowance for cell phone and internet
  • Care benefits
  • $450 monthly allowance on food
  • $500 monthly allowance for wellness
  • $5,000 annual allowance towards Childcare
  • $20,000 lifetime benefit for family planning, such as adoption or fertility expenses
  • 401k offering for Traditional and Roth accounts provided by Betterment
  • Employer matching contributions of 100% of up to 4% of contributions on base salary


Whatnot is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, parental status, disability status, or any other status protected by local law. We believe that our work is better and our company culture is improved when we encourage, support, and respect the different skills and experiences represented within our workforce.

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Whatnot is a livestream shopping platform and marketplace backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, and CapitalG.

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