Technical Support Specialist | English (TORONTO)

Job description

For our team in Toronto, we are looking for a Technical Support Specialist who will serve as the primary point of contact for our North American customers and help them achieve their goals using our software. You will represent Rentman towards our customers and help them with technical support requests and problems. Next to this, you help your support colleagues with solving technical problems brought forward by them. You make sure the voice of our customers is heard by the rest of the company and leads to improvements by reporting bugs, feature requests and general feedback. 

Your day to day tasks tend to vary quite a bit but the core of the role is to be the main source of technical knowledge in the North American team. This would include taking on the hardest questions that customers ask or helping your team to figure out more demanding issues. For example: every one of our premium support customer gets one hour where they can discuss various API related questions. We also offer professional services, this includes making document templates in Rentman that are converted to PDF’s via PHP Smarty. Customers can do this in our template editor but many specific changes require HTML, CSS and some basic PHP. If a customer wants to switch to Rentman but keep their old invoice look and lay-out you would make this for them.

We are growing our presence in North America. Together with a Business Developer, a Sales Representative, a Customer Success Manager and another Support Specialist, you will form a new team based in Toronto that focusses on our customers in North America. Next to this, you are part of an international CX team of 10 people that is working from our HQ in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

What you will do

  • You provide 2nd line support to our customers to help them navigate our extensive tool via chat, phone and email. By investigating, troubleshooting and resolving technical issues with our customers you directly have an impact on our customers satisfaction.

  • You help colleagues with solving technical issues. 

  • Support new customers with their onboarding process.

  • You are an internal product expert and the voice of our customers. Our customers have a huge impact on our product roadmap - you will forward feature requests and observe trands in customer needs.

  • Work on projects, like our Support Center, improve internal knowledge. This way you develop yourself, the team and the company.

About Rentman

Rentman develops smart and powerful resource management and planning SaaS software. Particularly used in the event and production industry. Our headquarter is in Utrecht, The Netherlands, and other offices are in Toronto and Colombo. Over the last years, we have successfully grown into a business that employs 65 professionals from over 15 countries. And we are ready to grow more!

We are proud of our extensive tool that makes the lives of our customers easier. From small companies to high-end event service providers, businesses in over 70 countries use our software to realize festivals, concerts, corporate events, and more. For event service providers that encounter daily challenges with scheduling staff, keeping track of inventory or creating professional estimates in a highly dynamic industry, Rentman is a valuable solution. We help our customers increase profits and deliver better events.

What you get at Rentman

  • Work with an ambitious, young and inclusive international team
  • A “13th month” annual performance bonus based on company results
  • Paid vacation of 22 to 25 days on top op of public holidays

  • A personal budget for training purposes

  • Benefits

  • The possibility to work from home half of your time and working remote for four consecutive weeks per year

  • A great and flexible work environment 

  • Open and light office in Toronto

  • After 5 years employment you get a paid sabbatical of 4 weeks

Job requirements

What we are looking for

  • Native-level English language skills 
  • At least 2 years experience in customer support or similar customer facing experience

  • Understanding of HTML and CSS 

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills

  • Passion for helping customers and your team

  • Experience in the AV rental or event industry is a plus

Process and how to apply

Want to join our team? Apply or get in touch to hear more about the position. You can email to if you want to get in touch. A tip: the more we get to know you and why you applied for this job, the better!

The first interview is to see if there is a culture match and to understand if Rentman and the job is something for you. If we both agree this is the case, you can show us your skills in a assessment. After the assessment, a second interview will follow with your potential Manager and a colleague. After that we aim to let you know within 2 days if we do you a job offer.

To all recruitment agencies: Rentman does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Rentman employees or any other organization address. Rentman is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.