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Customer Support Advisor (4 month contract)



Posted 2 weeks ago

Join the dynamic team at Glean and empower learners worldwide as a Customer Support Advisor


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£20000 - £22000

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Glean is a fast-growing SaaS company on a mission to support 1 million students by 2026 with their award-winning study software. With a team of over 100 across the UK and headquartered in Leeds, Glean is making a significant impact on education technology, serving hundreds of thousands of users at over 800 universities and colleges globally.

Role Summary:

  • Resolve user issues and educate on Glean's features as the front-line support.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in both written and verbal forms.
  • Collaborate with the support team to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Handle inbound customer queries and maintain strong relationships with users.
  • Provide feedback to internal stakeholders based on user interactions.

Role Requirements:

  • Previous customer service experience and IT troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficiency with Windows and Mac systems.
  • Ability to simplify technical instructions for users with varying computer literacy.
  • Basic understanding of GDPR/Data Protection compliance.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in a SaaS environment and familiarity with disabilities are a plus.

Application Process Details:

  • Application review with a response within 1 week.
  • One stage interview process, including an email task preparation.
  • Confirmation email with interview details and preparation resources provided.

Hi 👋 we’re Glean. We make study software that improves your confidence and ability to learn. 

  • We’re a SaaS scale up and one of the fastest growing tech companies in the North. 
  • There’s 100+ of us around the UK with our HQ in Leeds. 
  • Our software is award-winning and used by 100,000s of students at over 800 universities & colleges worldwide. 
  • We’re growing so we can achieve our mission to support 1 million students to become better learners by 2026. 

The role of Customer Support Advisor (temp): 

Glean are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised Customer Support Advisor to join our Customer Experience team during our busiest period of the year. 

We’re looking for: 

💡 A  problem solver

You’ll be on our front-line working to help our users resolve issues, and better understand Glean’s ever evolving features.

🗣️ A clear communicator

To succeed in this role, you will need to display excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail. 

🤝 A team player 

You will work alongside our Technical Support Specialist and Customer Support Advisor to deliver a world-class service to our customers. 

Meet the team: 

  • Cora - Head of Customer Experience
  • David - Technical Support Specialist
  • Emma - Customer Support Advisor

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Handling inbound customer queries, triaging more complex tickets to team members
  • Providing support to Glean admins and users (such as Higher Education institutions and students)
  • Representing the Glean brand through timely, accurate and friendly support to ensure customer satisfaction 
  • Maintaining strong relationships and open communication with team members 
  • Sharing any feedback with relevant internal stakeholders

About you: 


  • Customer service experience  - from a similar role, or other customer facing roles (retail, hospitality etc)
  • Experience in IT troubleshooting. 
    • Familiarity with Windows and Mac systems
    • Confident in working with various System Settings
    • Be able to break down instructions to help guide users with low/no computer literacy 
  • A basic understanding of GDPR / Data Protection compliance
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to proactively manage your own agenda 
  • Can work effectively to SLAs and keep multiple streams of work on track
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus / Nice to have: 

  • A full understanding of GDPR / Data Protection compliance
  • Familiar with a wide range of disabilities (Dyslexia, ADHD, low/no vision etc)
  • Have worked in a SaaS (software as a service) technology business

💰Salary and benefits:

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 dependent upon experience. (Pro-rata)

🏖️ 33 days annual leave, iInclusive of bank holidays (Pro-rated)

🎓 Generous individual learning and training allowance 

⌚ Truly flexible hours to suit when you work best 

💻 Laptop and working from home equipment 

🏢 Beautiful collaborative office space (Leeds City Centre with parking)

🌴 Nomad working policy with family travel insurance (Pro-rated)

🤍 Health cash plan, from glasses to massages (from 3 months)

💸 6% employer pension contribution


We have a beautiful office space in Leeds and we love it when we get together to collaborate in person. We typically operate a hybrid way of working, however some of our roles support remote working within the UK, if you live more than 50 miles from the office. 

We will discuss ways of working with you at interview however if you have any questions before you apply please reach out to [email removed - click apply for more details] 

💡 What to expect next: 

We’ll review your application and provide a response within 1 week. Even if it’s not the news you’d hoped for, we appreciate it’s good to know either way. 

If we invite you to meet with us for interview, here’s an overview of what the process will look like: 

  • One stage interview with Cora & someone from the recruitment team.
  • Email task to prepare for before the interview.

Ahead of your interview you will receive a confirmation email outlining who you’ll be meeting and when, anything you’ll need to prepare in advance and any resources we think you might find helpful.  

👀 Interested in learning more about a career at Glean? 

Here are a few further resources:

About Glean

Working at Glean Blog

The Glean Study Tool 

💌 Not quite the right role for you however you’d love to be a part of Glean’s journey? 

Let’s connect! Reach out to [email removed - click apply for more details] and we’ll add you to our network, to keep you updated with any future opportunities we think you might be interested in.

📄 Applicant Privacy Notice 

We think it’s important that you understand how we use and handle your personal information, so here’s a link to our privacy notice. By submitting your application, you’re confirming that you’ve read and understood this notice. 

About Us

Glean empowers learners with the confidence and ability to build useful knowledge in an age of information overload. Our inclusive learning technology is used by 100,000s of students to gain 21st century learning skills with a proven note taking process. We aim to reduce waste by helping learners to get more value from working with spoken language.  

Our mission is to challenge how the world thinks about learning so that it’s more accessible, productive, and purposeful for all learners. Join our values-driven and growing team if you’re excited by our goal to change a million lives for the better.


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