Athlane (S19)
Where creators connect with brands

Business Operations Manager

SF / Bay Area / Remote
1+ years
About Athlane

Athlane is where creators connect with brands. We are on a mission to help streamers make gaming their career, empowering them with sponsorship opportunities from an ecosystem of top brands. Creators of all shapes and sizes use Athlane to help them grow and run their streaming business. The product is loved by marketing teams from top companies who use our platform to build communities of creators and authentically connect with their fans at scale.

We are a well-capitalized Y-Combinator company backed by investors like Y Combinator, streamers like Ninja, traditional sports owners of teams like the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox, and seasoned founders & execs of businesses including MongoDB, DoubleClick, Business Insider, and IMG.

We are product-obsessed gamers who love building and shipping high-impact features. If empowering creators to make gaming their career excites you, we want to hear from you! 🚀

About the role

Skills: Data Analytics

Athlane is hiring an Ops Manager to grow our Customer Success team!

What you'll do:

Own the end-to-end customer experience:

  • Guide customers through pilots and on-boarding
  • Interface with customers to understand and communicate their needs - partner with them to help them achieve their business goals
  • Build our customer success workflows, on-boarding processes, and strategy to support brands
  • Be the voice of the customer in product and roadmap conversations
  • Take ownership of account-based and company-wide goals

Work with streamers and brands:

  • Review of streamers applying to brand/game publisher campaigns
  • Use of several tools to coordinate streamers and brand partnerships
  • Direct relationship and customer success management with Marketing employees at large companies
  • Help write articles and messaging tips for customers on Intercom

You are:

  • A customer success manager with experience in software, esports, and/or marketplaces
  • Used to dealing with various customer types - whether professionals (brands/marketers) or creatives (streamers)
  • Seeking to be part of an early stage startup and wear multiple hats
  • Excited to learn more about esports, gaming, and data
  • Resourceful, creative, and communicative. You're not afraid to learn new things and think up new approaches to a problem.
  • Empathetic with customers' needs, and with the team - other people do better when they work with you!
  • Have great attention to detail and high-quality, but know how to balance that with speed given we're a startup

Ideal background:

  • Impeccable short-form and long-form writing
  • Strong grasp of statistics, data processing, and data science principles.
  • Tableau and/or other data viz tools
  • Deep CRM comfortability - both with low-fidelity sheets on Notion/GSheets as well with tools like Hubspot, Airtable, and/or Salesforce
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to learn quickly and attention to detail


Tech Stack


  • Vue application written in JavaScript and a bit of TypeScript
  • Apollo to fetch data from our GraphQL API
  • Tailwind CSS


  • Serverless functions with Serverless framework on AWS Lambda
  • GraphQL API with Hasura
  • PostgreSQL for our primary data store
  • AWS step functions for ETL into AWS S3
  • Snowflake for data warehousing
  • Terraform for infrastructure as code


  • We love rapid feature development and give developers ownership over their code
  • GitHub pull requests/code reviews
  • Quick daily synchronous product meetings to demo progress and get rapid feedback from your peers

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