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Senior Technical Support

@ Awesome Motive



Contract Typepermanent
Experience Level2Year (s)
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About the Senior Technical Support Role

To love this role, here’s the type of person you are

  • You find deep satisfaction in helping others to grow and succeed.
  • When unexpected things come up, or you’re under time pressure, you’re eager to rise to the occasion and help your team rise with you.
  • You’re an excellent and consistent communicator who makes sure nothing slips through the cracks – even if that means having difficult conversations.
  • You’re a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • You’re a committed life-long learner and know that you have at least as much to learn from your team as they do from you.
  • You take pride in the quality and craftsmanship of your work rather than just doing it to get it done.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Within your small group (4-6 team members), continually monitoring performance and providing individual feedback.
  • Ensuring team members in your group meet or exceed team goals.
  • Communicating regularly with other senior support/support leads so everyone is on the same page.
  • Assisting with support training, including onboarding of new support team members.
  • Pre-processing tickets to assess their technical difficulty and provide relevant tips before team members reply.
  • Helping the support team to manage fluctuating workloads. This can include tasks such as: taking over challenging or overdue tickets, working the support inbox, providing support on public forums such as
  • Testing bug reports locally, and when confirmed pass them to the development team with detailed instructions.
  • Pre-release quality assurance testing for updates and new releases.
  • Communicating with the team and supporting your peers using chat, audio, and video.

Skills you’ll need to succeed in this role

  • At least 1 year of experience managing a team of 2 or more.
  • At least 2 years of experience with WordPress.
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills, including a strong ability to show empathy in your writing. We believe communication is critical.
  • Strong leadership with the ability to step up and take charge.
  • Patience, grace, and a sense of humor.
  • Talent for taking something complicated and explaining it simply.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads in order to balance an assortment of tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting abilities (ie include finding CSS and JavaScript conflicts using browser developer tools, determining whether a plugin could be causing a code conflict).
  • Strong comprehension of HTML and CSS – you can write HTML and apply styling “from scratch”.

Bonus points if you also have

  • Proven track record working in / managing a support team for WordPress plugins.
  • Experience managing a team remotely.
  • Experience using WPForms and/or WP Mail SMTP.
  • Experience working with the services WPForms integrates with (Zapier, Mailchimp, Drip, Stripe, etc).
  • Experience with WordPress development (eg themes, hooks, filters, plugin API, PHP, etc).
  • Experience working with JavaScript and PHP.

What Awesome Motive offers

Working for a fast-growing bootstrapped company is a rare opportunity, one we consider a lifestyle choice rather than a job choice. Our positions are challenging, but also come with amazing advantages and fulfillment to those who earn them. Here’s what we offer.

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance benefits for full-time U.S. employees.
  • Work from your home. We’re spread out all over the world – United States, Canada, Ukraine, India, Pakistan, Singapore and more.
  • Unlimited PTO after 90 days of employment. We encourage employees to take the time they need for vacation, to stay healthy, and to spend time with friends and family.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • We happily provide or reimburse software you’ll need, as well as books or courses that promote continued learning.
  • We give you the opportunity to solve challenging and meaningful problems that make a difference.
  • Custom branded laptop at your five-year anniversary.
  • We cover all costs of company travel (including our annual all-company retreat).
  • Ability to work with some of the best people in the business through frequent, if not daily, interactions.
  • And in case you were wondering: no politics, no b.s., and no jerks.

Location and Hours

This is a remote position – our team is spread around the globe!

Our home base is in Florida, USA, so company operating hours — and work hours for this position — are 9am – 5pm ET (UTC -5)


  • Personal computer with internet access.
  • Work hours of 9am – 5pm ET.
  • Ability to participate in video meetings at any time needed during work hours.

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