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Head of Customer Success (Russia and CIS)

Location: Moscow, Russia / Remote /

Our team is passionate about building a product that improves the global industry of linguistic services. Smartcat’s goal is to develop the world’s best environment for translation and industry-specific payment automation and make it a vibrant network enabling easy collaboration for all market participants, including freelance linguists, translation agencies, and translation buyers. Smartcat is backed by Matrix Partners, a top US venture capital firm focusing on SaaS and marketplace startups with portfolio companies including HubSpot, Oculus, Zendesk, and Quora.


Leverage Smartcat proven leadership to unlock full market potential in Russia and CIS and grow our current market share from 25-30% to 70-80% within the next 24 months.

Your outcomes

  • Own the revenue objective and achieve 2x YoY growth target.

  • Develop the customer portfolio by knowing and consistently removing objections which prevent penetration growth.

  • Build and coach a highly motivated and capable team of sales and customer success managers.

  • Align and maximize the value of your team collaborating with product, marketing, support and finance teams.


  • Proven successful experience in sales / customer success preferably for a marketplace / SaaS or a service b2b company.

  • Ability to understand the Smartcat product vision. We are building a market network for the global translation industry. To learn more about the market network concept, read this article.

  • Proven experience with creating and running a high performing sales / customer success team.

  • Personal involvement and ability to close and expand top priority accounts.

  • Integrity, full commitment and strong sense of ownership.

  • Eagerness for success and an aggressive mindset towards growth.

  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English both written and spoken to interact with colleagues, customers, and partners.

  • Data-driven approach to business and the process. Readiness to measure success based on numbers.

  • Readiness to work in a highly intense startup environment, requiring extreme focus, a sense of urgency, and persistence to break through.

  • Openness to constructive criticism and others’ opinions and ideas.

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