User Engagement Manager

User Engagement Manager


Spherical is seeking a User Engagement Manager to oversee all user-facing responsibilities for a suite of tools supporting climate resilience in Los Angeles. This position includes elements of user research, onboarding and training, and support among a diverse network of non-profit and government partners. This position is required to be in Los Angeles County as part of a broader remote team.

About Spherical

Spherical is a strategic design and integrative research studio supporting projects regenerating the health and integrity of Earth’s living systems. Learn more →

Current Project

What You'll Do

  • Build trusted relationships and collaborations among diverse users across partner NGOs, government agencies, and community members
  • Perform user research to identify opportunities to support users in advancing climate resilience in Los Angeles
  • Manage databases of users, partner organizations, user archetypes, and meeting notes
  • Synthesize insights from user research and feedback to share with the team
  • Onboard and train users to use our open-source tools and processes
  • Participate in the development of onboarding and training materials, in collaboration with Leadership, Product, and Design
  • Respond to customer support tickets and escalate to appropriate team members as needed
  • Manage internal documentation supporting common user requests in order to streamline response and improve our onboarding and training materials
  • Manage help desk configuration and workflows, with support from Leadership and Product

What You Need

  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Experience working with LA-based organizations working on water, climate, and/or justice issues through civic engagement, for instance with nonprofits, government agencies, or communities
  • Experience in customer-facing roles, such as user research, customer success, consulting, training, or support
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn and teach technology-based workflows
  • Ability to manage priorities across multiple functional areas in a self-directed way
  • Ability to collaborate across a cross-functional team to ensure user needs are met
  • Ability to establish and improve operational workflows
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred


This position is required to be in Los Angeles. We are a remote team serving users and partners in Los Angeles County.