Remote Customer Service and Sales Representative

Job is Expired

Location: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin

Compensation: Base+commission

Staff Reviewed: Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Job Category: Customer Service, Sales

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Weekly Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Entry Level, Experienced

Job Summary

Customer Service and Sales Representatives, we call Brand Ambassadors, handle inbound calls for our client HomeAdvisor, powered by Angi, the nation's largest online home improvement marketplace. Homeowners contact HomeAdvisor, powered by Angi, to find service professionals for their maintenance, repair, and improvement projects. Brand Ambassadors are responsible for assisting customers by assessing their needs, scheduling appointments, and referring to pre-screened home-improvement contractors. Brand Ambassadors use upselling and cross-selling techniques to convert inquiries into referrals.

What You'll Do

With positive energy, represent HomeAdvisor, powered by Angi, the nation's largest online home improvement marketplace and assist homeowners to find service professionals for their maintenance, repair, and improvement projects.

Assist customers via phone to purchase new or additional home improvement services, answer questions about current or previous sales requests, transfer customers to service providers, and facilitate refunds.

Take ownership of customer issues and follow through to solve problems while exercising sound judgment, focusing on achieving a resolution that exceeds customer expectations.
Convey knowledge, authenticity, and a commitment to excellent customer service.
Qualities of Brand Ambassadors:

Effective Communicator - Making connections with customers comes naturally. You are approachable and can adjust your style to adapt to a variety of situations and personalities.

Problem-Solver - When faced with challenges, you use your knowledge of tools, tactics, and techniques to meet customers' expectations and meet weekly goals. You seek alternative solutions and follow through with a new course of action.

Optimism - With a positive attitude, you make customers feel at ease and can de-escalate and turn around interactions.

Self-motivation -Accomplishing goals is what you live for. You are driven to exceed goals and eager to contribute to the team's success. Your motivation is your greatest strength and the source of your success.

Lives our Values - Helpful. Creative. Flexible. Positive Energy.

Other Duties and Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

Utilize proactive upselling and cross-selling techniques to increase customer experience and convert inquiries into firm referrals for HomeAdvisor, powered by Angi
Embraces the commitment to customer service and nourishes brand loyalty
Retains and conveys thorough knowledge and benefits of client's service offerings
Applies client and VIPdesk Connect policies and high-quality customer service guidelines as applicable when interacting with and servicing customers
Accurately documents customer interaction details with limited errors
Attends meetings and training as required to obtain new and pertinent information about the client and their products and services
Other duties as assigned

What We're Looking For

High-school diploma or equivalent
2+ years of customer service experience
Desire to meet and exceed sales goals and thrive in a performance-based environment
Polite, friendly, warm, and courteous phone demeanor
Confidence in asking questions and guiding conversations to resolve customer requests
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Open and accepting of coaching and feedback
Ability to respond positively to change, embracing and using new learning to accomplish complex or difficult challenges
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
Able to provide a work-at-home environment that is ergonomically sound, conducive to taking customer calls, quiet, and free from distraction
Home-office environment, internet connection, web camera, USB headset and a computer system that meets VIPdesk Connect policies and maintenance requirements, including system upgrades as applicable, which may change over time
Able to work weekends
Able to successfully pass background and employment reference security checks where permissible by state and local regulations
Currently reside in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin

Preferred Qualifications

Six months of inbound sales experience with upselling
Previous experience in a fast-paced call environment is a plus
Previous remote experience a plus
Knowledge of basic home repair services

In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (EPEWA), we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles that will be, or could be, performed in Colorado.

The compensation range for this position is $14.00 - $16.00 per hour. This is an incentive-based position with the potential to earn more. VIPdesk Connect offers comprehensive benefits, which may include health insurance, life & AD&D insurance, paid time off, and access to other benefit programs. Eligibility for VIPdesk Connect Benefits is determined under the terms of the applicable VIPdesk Connect Benefits plan at a person's date of hire. For part-time team members, coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

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

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