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Director: VOC Listening Operations and Design

Hartford, Connecticut

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$106,800.00 - $176,200.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

The position is a key leader who will be helping to transform the organization through understanding our customers and their needs and helping to translate it to focused business outcomes. This position will work with a team to manage and oversee all customer listening. Responsibilities include leading foundational relationship programs, journey feedback, as well as transactional programs. Responsibilities include designing holistic listening programs through expertise in survey, data and analytic design.

This position currently does not manage staff.

NOTE: This position may be based 100% remotely or in one of our offices.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops holistic customer understanding across all relationship, journey and transactional areas.
  • Identifies, develops, prioritizes, tracks, and implements CX listening posts.
  • Manages the workflow from questionnaire and sampling design, programming, through reporting and insights. 
  • Develops and maintains key metrics and reporting for all customer listening programs.
  • Keeps abreast of key industry trends, research and recommend best practices, KPIs and benchmarks.
  • Collaborates with business leads to drive a better customer experience, centered around customer needs.
  • Coaches enterprise teams to be data-driven CX advocates.
  • Works with our VOC platform vendor to lead the administration of existing surveys as well as design and implement new survey solutions using industry best practices.
  • Partners with Closed Loop Lead to maintain feedback activation programs.
  • Develops efficient programs and systems for managing all customer listening work for the Enterprise.
  • Expertise in developing insights from VOC listening data to identify drivers and areas of focus.


  • Think strategically while executing programs that create results
  • Interact effectively with others across functions and levels within the organization
  • Leverage differences
  • Build and maintain credibility with others
  • Understand perspectives of different functional areas of the organization
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • 6+ years experience in Customer Experience, Consulting, Market Research or related field.
  • Experience in both Quantitative and Qualitative research methodologies.
  • Solid understanding of statistical analyses for story creation.
  • Understanding of how to interpret and manipulate large and disparate datasets in complex organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate listening and research concepts and implications to non-technical audiences.
  • Experience developing and socializing highly effective KPI's and driver performance.
  • Able to communicate business impact and consult with business partners on developing a strategy that is grounded in solid statistical findings.
  • Ability to understand, create and tell a story using data.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years working in customer experience related fields.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • College degree in related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience in customer and/or market research.
  • Experience in customer-focused field, with demonstrated business impact.
  • Experience managing projects.
  • Knowledge of Insurance and/or Financial Services industry.
  • Knowledge of processes of business functions supported.
  • Staff management experience may be required.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Advanced to Expert computer Skills in Excel, data visualization and statistical programs (Preferred:  Data Visualization tools like QlikView, Statistical packages like SPSS or SAS).
  • 6+ years working successfully with Microsoft Office products and software/programming applications.
  • Expert knowledge of Customer Research design techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of Text mining and unstructured data.

Additional Experience Preferred but not Required

  • Bachelors+ degree is preferred.
  • 3+ years of management experience preferred.
  • Experience working on broad/business-wide projects or initiatives preferred.
  • Thorough Knowledge:  Possesses advanced knowledge of subject matter in order to solve unusual as well as common work problems and advise on technical matters and to serve as a resource to organization.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.