Customer Support Specialist


Seattle, WA, USA

Full time

Customer Success

Mar 9

At PitchBook, we are always looking forward. We continue to innovate, evolve and invest in ourselves to bring out the best in everyone. We’re deeply collaborative and thrive on the excitement, energy and fun that reverberates throughout the company. 

Our extensive mentorship, education and training programs help us create a culture of curiosity that pushes us to always find new solutions and better ways of doing things. The combination of a rapidly evolving industry and our high ambitions means there’s going to be some ambiguity along the way, but we excel when we challenge ourselves. We’re willing to take risks, fail fast and do it all over again in the pursuit of excellence.

If you have a good attitude and are willing to roll up your sleeves to get things done, PitchBook is the place for you.  

About the Role:

"Customers are King!" Each and every day the Customer Success Team works to ensure that our clients are maximizing the value they receive from PitchBook. Onboarding, training, support, business development and renewals are handled by the Customer Success team. Customer Success does whatever it takes to ensure our customers achieve their goals and continue to grow their engagement with the PitchBook Platform.

PitchBook’s Customer Support Specialist Tier 1 provides direct customer support via phone, email and chat to existing PitchBook clients. You will work with the support team to troubleshoot customer issues and ensure the best possible customer experience. You work at the front lines, providing real-time assistance to clients in need. Customer experience pain points you identify will inform product improvements and allow PitchBook to optimize the platform for customers worldwide.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Respond to chat, phone and email contacts from customers
  • Achieve contact volume and quality goals measured quarterly
  • Communicate effectively, both written and verbally, to ensure smooth resolution of customer issues
  • Work collaboratively with other support specialists to resolve customer questions and issues
  • Work continuously to document the details of each interaction in Salesforce in order to easily research customer issues and to inform product improvements
  • Partner with global teams to ensure continuous support availability during required business hours
  • Support the vision and values of the company through role modeling and encouraging desired behaviors
  • Participate in various company initiatives and projects as requested

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A client-first attitude and enjoy engaging with customers
  • Prior experience with Salesforce or similar CRM preferred
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Interested in financial markets or services, particularly private equity and venture capital
  • Ability to operate with a strong sense of urgency and deliver results
  • Have terrific prioritization skills to high call volume in parallel with project work
  • Comfortable engaging with a diverse array of customers
  • Team player with the desire to try new ideas in order to achieve greater levels of success
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite including Outlook, Word and Excel

Benefits + Compensation at PitchBook:

Physical Health           

  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Additional medical wellness incentives 
  • STD, LTD, AD&D and life insurance

Emotional Health 

  • Paid sabbatical program after four years
  • Paid family and paternity leave 
  • Annual educational stipend
  • Ability to apply for tuition reimbursement
  • CFA exam stipend 
  • Robust training programs on industry and soft skills 
  • Employee assistance program
  • Generous allotment of vacation days, sick days and volunteer days 

Social Health 

  • Matching gifts program
  • Employee resource groups
  • Subsidized emergency childcare  
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Company-wide events
  • Employee referral bonus program  
  • Quarterly team building events

Financial Health 

  • 401k match
  • Shared ownership employee stock program 
  • Monthly transportation stipend  

*Please be aware the above PitchBook benefit and perk offerings are subject to corresponding plan and policy documents and may change during the course of your employment.


  • Annual base salary: $55,000
  • Target annual bonus percentage: 7.5% 

*Starting pay will be based on several factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. We also have a location-based compensation structure; there may be different ranges for candidates by location. 

Life at PB:

We are consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work and our culture is at the heart of our success. It’s our fundamental belief that people do and create great things and that people are the cornerstone of prosperity. We believe that proactively seeking out different points of view, listening to others, learning and reflecting on what we’ve heard creates a sense of belonging within PitchBook and strengthens the PitchBook community. 

We are excited to get to know you and your background. Concerned that you might not meet every requirement? We encourage you to still apply as you might be the right candidate for the role or other roles at PitchBook.

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