Customer Partnerships Specialist - Plymouth Meeting - job 636351

Accolade, Inc.

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Accolade is a personalized health and benefits solution that dramatically improves the experience, outcomes and cost of healthcare for employers, health plans and their members. With a unique blend of compassionate advisors, clinical experts and intelligent technologies, we engage individuals and families in their health, establish trust, and influence their decisions at every stage of care. Accolade connects the widest array of personal health data and programs to present a single point of contact to the most effective health and benefits resources, while coordinating with providers at every step. Accolade consistently achieves 70 and higher Net Promoter Scores, 98% consumer satisfaction ratings, and up to 15% employer cost savings. Accolade has been recognized as one of the nation’s 25 most promising companies by Forbes, a fastest-growing private healthcare company by Inc. 5000, and is consistently rated a Top Workplace across the country. For more information, visit


Job Description

The Specialist, Customer Partnerships (CP) is responsible for working effectively to support the CP function to bring the best of Accolade to our customers. This individual builds strong relationships within Accolade that support customer service execution, process improvement and experimentation, as well as ensures the customer experience is consistent with our brand.  The Specialist, Customer Partnerships plays an integral role to support the CP team to drive efficiencies, effectiveness, and value, while upholding the CP processes, deliverables and commitments to the organization.

A day in the life…

•       Supports the CP Manager and CP team as needed by working closely with internal operational, process, and data teams to represent the voice of the customer within Accolade.

•       Serve as the day-to-day contact for escalated member issues that originate from the Customer. 

•       Partner with Accolade team to represent the voice of the customer and ensure we’re delivering on the customer specific requirements, as well as, member and employer satisfaction with Accolade services.

•       Act as point of contact for operational issues impacting our ability to support our customers and follow through to resolution, escalate within CP as appropriate.

•       Provide support to CP managers on meeting preparation including logistics, agenda development, meeting notes and follow-up.

•       Gather requirements for, review and distribute ad hoc and standard customer reports.

•       Partner with Training to develop or revise customer-specific content in support of New Hire Training, Open Enrollment, launch of new service offerings and/or training “refreshers”. 

•       Work closely with Marketing to coordinate and attend customer on site events and assist CP in coordinating creation and execution of marketing programs/materials internally (communications) and externally with customers and market.

•       Effectively navigate internal systems and processes to obtain data (e.g., QlikSense).

•       Assist assigned CP team(s) in maintaining key account and contact information within Salesforce (Zendesk and Sharepoint) or similar systems/programs.

•       Participate in user acceptance testing for any new systems or functionality deployed to CP.

•       Support the assigned CP team(s) in the execution of the Customer Strategic Plan. 

•       Contribute to and support customer specific and company-wide committees / projects.

•       Represent CP on customer specific implementation activities for initial and ongoing implementation projects, escalating issues and concerns as appropriate.

•       Prepare customer reports and identify suggestions or recommendations on trends, opportunities, and value being created. 

•       Play an active role in internal customer operational status meetings (including facilitation, meeting notes and follow-up) that are productive and result in moving open items forward to closure in a timely manner.

•       Identify gaps in processes and work with the appropriate parties to create new or revise current processes.


What we are looking for…  

•       Bachelor’s degree

•       1-3 years’ relevant professional experience

•       Strong analytical skills

•       Experience in process improvement orientation

•       Excellent communication and influence skills

•       Willingness and ability to delve into business problems and do whatever it takes to make us better

•       Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through

Additional Information

What is important to us

Creating an enduring company that is hyper-focused on our culture and making a meaningful impact in the lives of our  employees, members and customers. The secret to our success is: 

We find joy and purpose in serving others

Making a difference in our members’ and customers’ lives is what we do.  Even when it’s hard, we do the right thing for the right reasons. 

We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful

Trusting in our colleagues and embracing their different backgrounds and experiences enable us to solve tough problems in creative ways, having fun along the way.

We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done

Results motivate us. And we aren't afraid of the hard work or tough decisions needed to get us there.

We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare We're curious and act big -- not afraid to knock down barriers or take calculated risks to change the world, one person at a time. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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