Greater London
Home-based
£25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
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Job description

Senior Customer Support Representative 

We are looking for a friendly and organised individual with a commitment to outstanding customer service to be the first point of contact for the organisations customers. This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Customer Support proffesional to build on their customer experience within an excellent team.

Position: Senior Customer Support Representative

Location: Flexible as homeworking supported

Salary: £25-28k dependent on experience

Hours: Full-time

Duration: 12 months Fixed Term Contract (becoming permanent if funding allows)

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and 5% Employer pension contribution

Closing Date: 21st March 2021

Final Interview Date: Interviews will be taking place on a rolling basis so avoid early to avoid disappointment.

About the Role

Working closely with colleagues from across the organisation, the successful applicant will take ownership of customer service queries at the charity, nurturing customers who need help, technical support or have questions and queries about the range of products and services. This role is key to the day-to-day running of the Boxall Profile Online and services providing specialist support to schools.

In particular, the Senior Customer Support Representative will be responsible for ensuring that customers receive outstanding service by:

  • Delivering a cohesive approach to customer support across channels such as email, phone, helpdesk, help centre, social media, etc.
  • Providing customer support for Boxall Online Profile
  • Closely managing customer support queries to avoid and eliminate backlogs
  • Continuously improving customer support through optimising systems and processes
  • Listening to customers and analysing trends to improve customer service

About You

We are looking for an agile, committed and enthusiastic individual, capable of absorbing information quickly, and able to handle a diverse workload in order to meet the fast pace of the organisation. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a commitment to outstanding customer service, and the strong communication and problem-solving skills needed to work well with a small team in a dynamic working environment.

The role requires an individual who has a strong track record of customer support and experience of working hands-on with helpdesk/ticketing systems to manage queries effectively. Where an individual lacks specific experience of working in a particular area they would be expected to demonstrate evidence to support their potential to do so and an understanding of the factors that will drive success.

You will have:

  • Solid experience of customer support and customer service using helpdesk/ticketing systems
  • Experience of improving customer service and optimising tools and workflows to deliver better outcomes
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multitask and manage time effectively
  • Excellent telephone manner, and professional presentation at all times
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail, and the ability to keep accurate records and work at pace
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise customer queries effectively
  • Ability to listen to customers and colleagues with empathy, to think critically and solve and escalate problems appropriately
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced, unpredictable workload with professionalism and enthusiasm
  • Enthusiasm for digital solutions and a customer-focused mindset

Applicants are asked to provide a current CV and 2-page covering letter outlining evidence against the essential criteria in the job description, clearly identifying the skills and experiences applicable to the role.

A satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be a requirement once a conditional offer of employment is made to successful candidates. 

In Return…

Work for an organisation with excellent work life balance policies, where flexible working is promoted and the culture of the organisation is to nurture staff through effective leadership and excellent team working.

About the Organisation

With increasing numbers of children and young people affected by social, emotional and behavioural difficulties inhibiting their progress and limiting their life chances. The charity has developed a range of interventions and support to give vulnerable children and young people the opportunity to be the best they can be. Whether it is delivering certified training, supporting whole-school or authority-wide nurturing schools approach or promoting evidence-based research, the charity is providing quality support and resources to make nurturing provision a reality for pupils across the UK and beyond.

Other roles you may have experience of could include Customer Service, Senior Customer Service, Customer Support, Senior Customer Support, Customer Experience, Helpdesk, Help Desk, Digital Customer Support, Online Customer Support.

Posted on: 23 February 2021
Closing date: 21 March 2021
Job ref: 2150
Tags: Advice, Information, Digital
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