Entry-Level Contact Center Representative (Full-Time & Part-Time)
MCILas Cruces ,NM
Posted: over a month ago
$10 to $14 Hourly
Benefits: vision, dental, life_insurance, medical
CONTACT CENTER REPRESENTATIVE SUPPORTING COMMERCIAL AND PUBLIC SECTOR CLIENTS We are looking for call center representatives to support inbound and outbound customer service and sales projects for a wide variety of clients. In this role, you will handle inbound inquiries, make outbound calls to existing customers to assist with customer service questions, and upsell customers on new products and services. There are a wide variety of project openings on government program as well as some of the most recognizable brands in the world. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, willing to learn on the job, and be highly reliable. Schedules vary by site and project however we can usually find something that works for everyone. This is an entry-level position with competitive compensation commensurate with experience. While prior contact center experience isn't required, Experience in customer service, technical support, inside sales, or back-office support in a contact center environment is a plus. -------------- POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES WHAT DOES SOMEONE IN THIS ROLE ACTUALLY DO? This position supports customer service, technical support, and customer sales interactions. This role requires you to interact with hundreds of customers each week across the country to resolve support issues, sell new products and services, and ensure a best-in-class customer experience. In addition to being the best in the business when it comes to customer interactions, you will need to be confident, fully engaged, a team player, and dedicated to bringing a positive and enthusiastic outlook to work each day. Essential DutiesHandle inbound and outbound contacts in a courteous, timely, and professional mannerListen to customers, understand their needs, and resolve customer issuesResearch systems to find missing information as applicable; coordinate with other departments to resolve issues as applicableFollow the processes of the Client program and perform all tasks in a courteous and professional mannerUtilize systems and technology to complete account management tasksAccurately document and process customer claims in appropriate systemsFollow all required scripts, policies, and proceduresUtilize knowledge base and training to accurately answer customer questionsComply with requirements surrounding confidential information and personal informationAppropriately escalate customer issues with the managerial teamEscalate customer issues to the appropriate staff and managerial for resolution as needed.Ensure first call resolution through problems solving and effective call handlingAttend meetings and training and review all new training material to stay up-to-date on changes to program knowledge, systems, and processesAdhere to all attendance and work schedule requirements -------------- CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS WONDER IF YOU ARE A GOOD FIT? It's about building relationships and turning the knowledge you gain in training into customer wins. Representatives make a difference to customers and the company, providing over-the-phone customer service, sales, and technical support. We provide all new employees with world-class training, so all positive, driven, and confident applicants are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates for this position are highly motivated, energetic, and dedicated. RequiredMust be 18 years of age or olderHigh school diploma or equivalentExperience with data-entry utilizing a computerThe ability to read and speak English fluentlyHave a wired, high-speed internet connection (Download speed of 20Mbps+)Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skillsThe ability to type swiftly and accurately (20+ words a minute)Ability to work regularly scheduled shifts within our hours of operation including the training period.Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications and the ability to learn new and complex computer system applicationsHighly reliable with the ability to maintain regular attendance and punctualityThe ability to evaluate, troubleshoot, and follow-up on customer issuesAn aptitude for conflict resolution, problem solving and negotiationMust be customer service oriented (empathetic, responsive, patient, and conscientious)Ability to multi-task, stay focused, and self-manageStrong team orientation and customer focusThe ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where change and ambiguity are prevalentExcellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with your team and customers Preferred (Not Required)One (1) year of experience in customer service, technical support, inside sales, back-office, chat, or administrative support in a contact center environmentWork at home experienceState or Federal work experience -------------- CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTMust be authorized to work in their country of residence (The United States or Canada)Must be willing to submit up to a LEVEL II background and/or security investigation with a fingerprint. Job offers are contingent on background/security investigation resultsMust be willing to submit to drug screening. Job offers are contingent on drug screening results. -------------- COMPENSATION DETAILS WANT AN EMPLOYER THAT VALUES YOUR CONTRIBUTION? We believe that hard work should pay off, so we make sure that our compensation and total rewards are competitive. Standard starting compensation is commensurate with experience. Regular reviews and raises are awarded based on tenure and performance, so our employees make more each year. Employees earn paid time off as well as paid holidays and paid training opportunities. Regular daily, weekly and monthly incentives are part of the overall compensation our team members enjoy and include monetary incentives and prizes such as computers, tablets, phones, TVs, trips, tickets, and even cars. In addition to our standard group benefits offering for full-time employees following 90-days of employment, all employees are eligible to opt for our MEC medical plan after only 30-days of employment. Benefits options and plans vary slightly by location. JUST A FEW OF THE BENEFITSMedical, Dental, and Vision Coverage OptionsPaid Time-OffRegular RaisesWork-at-Home OpportunitiesAdvancement OpportunityFun, Engaging Work EnvironmentCasual Dress CodeCash and Prize Contests -------------- SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS NEED A SCHEDULE THAT WORKS WITH YOUR LIFE? We can offer a wide range of scheduling options for qualified candidates. There are multiple shifts and weekly work variations available to our team members. Please ask a Talent Acquisition Specialist about the different types of creative scheduling options that are available at your location. Whether you are a busy parent, student, or just want control of your work-life balance, flexible, customized scheduling is one of the perks of working at our organization. -------------- REGARDING COVID-19 As an employer supporting critical Federal, State, and Commercial clients, we have taken steps to ensure that we remain operational while taking every precaution possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our employees safe. Measures include social distancing for those working on-site, frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting of workstations and common areas, work-at-home option for eligible positions and programs, daily contactless temperature checks for those essential employees working on-site, travel policies limiting travel and mandatory quarantine, reporting and quarantine processes and policies for those exposed, and requesting masks to be worn when on-site employees are not at their workstation. Most local positions offer work-at-home after training on-site; however, there are specific programs that are on-site only due to security requirements. There are a limited number of 100% remote positions that do not require an on-site training period listed in the Statewide and Nationwide department categories that offer web-based Zoom training. REGARDING MASKS To help protect our candidates and employees, we are REQUESTING that all on-site candidates wear a mask to interviews and training. In locations where state or local government has mandated the use of masks, we will abide by the mandate, and REQUIRE masks be worn when on-location. For more information on MCI’s response to COVID-19 please visit www.mci.world/covid-19. -------------- PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be largely sedentary and will be required to sit/stand for long periods whle using a computer and telephone headset. The employee will be regularly required to operate a computer and other office equipment, including a phone, copier, and printer. The employee may occasionally be required to move about the office to accomplish tasks; reach in any direction; raise or lower objects, move objects from place to place, hold onto objects, and move or exert force up to forty (40) pounds. -------------- REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) it is the policy of MCI and affiliates to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless such accommodation would cause undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact Kate Murph, Vice President of Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org. -------------- DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY At MCI and its subsidiaries, we embrace differences and believe diversity is a benefit to our employees, our company, our customers, and our community. All aspects of employment at MCI are based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. MCI maintains a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. All employees share in t
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