Financial Ally & Customer Service Advocate

Aliya Hutto, TX

Category: Customer Engagement Services & Financial PlanningLocation/City: Midtown Austin, TXJob OpportunityIs empathy your super power? Do you enjoy connecting with people? Do you feel like you're flying when you help people live better and more freely? Aliya is seeking Customer Advocates for our Aliya Customer Engagement Services (ACES) team. This is a groundbreaking and strategically important role where you get to bust the mold of conventional thinking about customer service and help us shape the company as we rocket into our first set of financial pilots. YOU can make both Aliya and the world a better place to live, work and play. (As "Aliyans," we work as whole people, body, mind and soul together. Laughter and a little weirdness is how we roll.) This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative organization and co-create new ways of delivering financial coaching and customer service.You will be the personal link between our customers and Aliya. Via the phone, chat and email, you will help customers with everything from logging into their accounts to championing better financial choices. And for those times when life happens and our customers hit a money pothole, you will provide caring and practical help along with encouraging healthy financial support options.You will also have a unique opportunity to learn about, contribute to and curate a relevant blog and library of financial education content that is helpful to our customers, with the ultimate goal of becoming an expert in your field. As you coach and support more customers, you will be part of a collective intelligence that continues to grow over time. About AliyaAliya Financial Technologies [] is a fully-funded startup whose mission is to improve the standard of living for millions of hardworking Americans. We're helping people become more responsible spenders, smarter borrowers and get financially healthy in every area of their lives. To achieve this, we use sophisticated data analytics, behavioral science, and technology; all wrapped up in a package of compassionate customer engagement. Our mission is our privilege. We are changing the world for the good and we are having a blast while we do it.Our Core ValuesWe pick who we hire based on our company's values. These values, in a nutshell, are:Empathetic - We view the world through the eyes of our customers, our partners and our teammates.Relentless - Nothing is impossible. Obstacles are there to be overcome.Innovative - We create new and useful ideas. We reframe issues.Honest - We are truthful and transparent in all our dealings.Collaborative - We leverage the collective skill of the team and we operate with positive intent.Mission-Oriented - We perform consistently and our team can rely on us to deliver.Important Skills & Experience

* 2-5 years relevant work experience.

* Bachelors or Associates degree preferred.

* Service focused - You want your customers and teammates to be better off because you were around.

* Financially knowledgeable - You have a broad and practical understanding of personal financial planning from budget creation to retail financialproducts such as checking, savings and credit card accounts. A CFP certification or previous banking experience is a plus.

* Problem solving and solution oriented mindset - A track record of demonstrating sound judgment and decision making in tough situations, identifyingand executing opportunities, and having the ability to create innovative solutions to both anticipated problems and present challenges.

* Quality focused - You pay attention to the details, provide critical CRM validation and consistently follow issues to conclusion.

* Tech savvy - You are at ease using technology and learning new platforms. Salesforce experience is a plus.

Stuff You Have to Want to DoYou have an incredible opportunity to craft how your role can contribute to our mission and our team. Here are some of the key areas you will beresponsible for:

* Be the customer champion for the entire company. All doors are open to you and you are a gatekeeper for our core values.

* Provide personal financial coaching, planning and supportive services to our customers.

* Provide general sales support.

* Determine the root cause of a problem and select and explain the best solution to solve the problem.

* Gain knowledge and develop skills in your chosen area of financial expertise. Get your smart on!

* Collaborate with your teammates to create and problem solve to make Aliya better at accomplishing our mission.

Benefits & compensation packageOur compensation structure is highly competitive based on experience and enthusiasm for being part of a truly unique career experience and opportunity. Base compensation starts at $20 per hour and is negotiable based on experience and fit with Aliya business requirements. As for benefits, we've got youcovered with 100% employer-paid medical and dental. We support you like you support our customers. We invest in you to develop and achieve yourpotential, as well as build a bright future with Aliya.

* Medical: Employer Paid United HealthCare [with no annual deductible]

* Dental: Employer Paid MetLife Enhanced

* Vision: VSP UHC Standard

* 401(k): 3% Employer Match

* 15 paid vacation days

If you want to change the world for the good and have a blast with us, contact Marietta Silva at In your cover letter, tell uswhich Aliya core value speaks to you the most and why. There is no wrong answer. We just want to get to know you.