Customer Service Representative at VIPdesk Connect

Remote | Entry-level
VIPdesk Connect

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Description

We Are Hiring During Covid-19 for Remote (Work-from-Home) Positions

The Seasonal Customer Service Representative, we call Brand Ambassador, is a solution-oriented customer care professional responsible for providing an authentic, world class customer experience for our client’s customers via phone and email. As part of a diverse, engaged team, Brand Ambassadors will support our client—the leading, state-of-the-art platform for hosting virtual graduation ceremonies—and assist with the onboarding, implementation, and setup assistance for universities and high schools hosting virtual ceremonies and ensure successful execution of the personalized events.

Brand Ambassadors (Customer Service Representatives) assist school administrators, students, and virtual graduation attendees and utilize a variety of resources and information to assist customers in a courteous and professional manner that supports and reinforces brand standards, always with a focus on providing best-in-class customer service.

This position requires an empathetic, action-oriented, and flexible problem-solver to provide an elevated customer service experience. The Brand Ambassador will utilize a variety of software tools to navigate customer accounts, research and review policies, and communicate effective solutions.

What You’ll Do

  • With positive energy and a can-do spirit, assist VIPdesk Connect client’s customers via phone and email
  • Educate school administrators and staff about the onboarding process including tasks and timelines
  • Answer questions about virtual ceremony setup, configuration, account access, submission of student data, video and images, approval of submissions, and coach through platform usage
  • Assist with basic platform navigation and troubleshooting
  • Take ownership of customer issues and follow through to solve problems while exercising sound judgment

Qualities of Brand Ambassadors:

  • Problem-Solvers – Creative thinkers who look at all perspectives with the ability to stay calm under time-sensitive deadlines. We provide the training, guidelines, and tools. You are empowered to find solutions and encouraged to share new ideas and opportunities.
  • Empathetic Communicators – How a message is conveyed is equally important as what is said. By putting yourself in another’s shoes, you understand the customer’s perspective and connect, human-to-human, with warmth and respect.
  • Eager Learners – We’re on a path of excellence and growth; that means change. Your quest to know more never ends. You love to flex your mental muscle.
  • Lives our Values Helpful. Creative. Flexible. Positive Energy.

What We’re Looking For

  • 2+ years of experience in a customer-facing role
  • Previous remote experience a plus
  • High school diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced call environment a plus
  • Desire to learn and grow in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to adapt to new systems and processes and succeed in a changing environment
  • Able to deliver consistent quality
  • Open and accepting of coaching and feedback
  • Able to work weekends and some holidays
  • Able to work at a desk for 95% of each scheduled shift
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of applications including Teams
  • Able to type at least 35 words per minute with minimal errors
  • Technically savvy with the ability to pick up new technology, processes, and procedures quickly
  • Due to the home-based nature of this job, the Brand Ambassador is required to have a home-office environment, internet access, USB headset, router, modem, webcam, and a computer system that meets VIPdesk Connect policies and maintenance requirements, including system upgrades as applicable, which may change over time
  • Able to provide a work-at-home environment that is ergonomically sound, conducive to taking customer calls, quiet, and free from distraction
  • Able to successfully pass a credit, criminal, and employment reference security checks where permissible by state and local regulations

Who We Are

At VIPdesk, we believe brand loyalty is built with every customer interaction. Each experience is an opportunity to reinforce a customer’s love for a brand. And no matter how leading edge our technology is, it will never replace the power of the one-to-one connection. It’s why we’ve built a culture that cares. It’s why our team knows how to connect with customers, human to human.

At VIPdesk, we believe in creating a supportive workplace where we listen to one another, where all feel comfortable sharing ideas, where we work together to achieve our goals and share in the celebration of our successes. We believe that positive energy leads to team member innovation, creativity, and above all, happiness.

Training

New team members will attend training remotely via webcams from secure, noise-free, distraction-free home offices that meet our requirements. Training classes are held for approximately 2 weeks, Monday to Friday, 10 am-6 pm ET. Learn more about our virtual training in our FAQs https://vipdesk.com/careers/faq/

We strongly encourage you to check if your home office computer and connection meets our requirements by visiting https://verify.vipdesk.com/

Please refer to the Remote Office Requirements listed in our FAQs: https://vipdesk.com/careers/faq/. Regrettably, we are unable to accept Mac computers for this position.

VIPdesk Connect is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V.

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