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Customer Happiness Specialist



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Customer Service
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Thursday, December 28, 2023
Customer Operations · Lisbon · Hybrid Remote

Customer Happiness Specialist

About Unbabel

The company’s language operations platform blends advanced artificial intelligence with human editors, for fast, efficient, high-quality translations that get smarter over time. Unbabel integrates seamlessly in any channel so that agents can deliver consistent multilingual support from within their existing workflows. Making it easy for enterprises to grow into new markets and build seamless customer experiences in every corner of the world.

Based in San Francisco, California, Unbabel works with leading customer support and marketing teams at brands such as Facebook, Microsoft,, and Under Armour to communicate effortlessly with customers around the world, no matter what language they speak.

What's the opportunity about?

We are now looking to expand our Customer Happiness team to contribute to the growth of our team in Lisbon.

As a Customer Happiness Specialist (CHS), you are a key point of contact for our customers providing product and service information and resolving any issues our customers experience with accuracy, efficiency and enthusiasm. Our current communication channel is email but may soon include chat and phone as well.

The best CHSs are genuinely excited to help customers. They’re patient, empathetic, excellent listeners and articulate communicators. CHSs put themselves in their customers’ shoes and advocate for them when necessary. Problem-solving also comes naturally, with confidence in troubleshooting, investigating and resolving issues as well as collaborating with cross-functional teams if more inputs are needed to achieve resolution.

Our objective is to ensure excellent service standards, respond efficiently to customer inquiries and maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction.


  • Opening and maintaining customer accounts by recording account information;
  • Resolving product or service issues by clarifying the customer's complaint; determining the cause of the problem; determining and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction; following up to ensure full resolution within SLAs;
  • Preparing service reports by collecting and analyzing customer information Identifying and assessing customers’ needs to achieve satisfaction;
  • Building sustainable trust-based relationships through open and interactive communication through multiple channels (digital and voice);
  • Providing accurate, valid and complete information by using the right methods/tools;
  • Keeping records of customer interactions, process customer accounts and file documents Following communication procedures, guidelines and policies;
  • Going the extra mile to engage customers;
  • Recommending potential product or service enhancements to management by collecting customer information and analyzing customer needs;
  • Identifying and passing sales opportunities to the Sales team.


  • Near-native level of English with a fully fluid discourse and a superb vocabulary toolkit (absolutely mandatory);
  • Proven customer support/service experience in an enterprise/high-value customer context;
  • Superlative phone and written contact handling skills and active listening;
  • Familiarity with ticketing systems, preferably Zendesk Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong and determined troubleshooting and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively;
  • Degree or equivalent professional experience;
  • Proactivity, empathy and autonomy;
  • Ability to work and learn in a fast-paced and target-driven environment 24/7 availability (with the possibility to work occasionally from home).


  • Competitive salary at one of Europe’s leading tech startups;
  • A stimulating startup environment committed to diversity and inclusion;
  • Health insurance;
  • Stock options;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Individual budget to set up your workstation;
  • Budget for learning and development;
  • Free office breakfast.

Diversity Statement

Unbabel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on ethnicity, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or mental disability. Not only do we not discriminate, but we celebrate differences. If for whatever reason you need us to make reasonable adjustments and adaptations to our recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.

(We are not accepting candidates coming from recruitment agencies at this moment)

Customer Operations
Remote status
Hybrid Remote
Employment type

About Unbabel

Unbabel enables enterprises to offer seamless global support in any channel, and in any language.

The company’s AI-powered language operations platform combines the speed of machine translation with the polish of native-speaking editors, enabling enterprises to grow and build customer trust in every corner of the world.

Founded in 2013
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Customer Operations · Lisbon · Hybrid Remote

Customer Happiness Specialist

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