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Work Location: Remote
Status: Full Time – Part Time
Shift: Must be available for shifts Monday to Friday 7am - 11pm EST & Saturday to Sunday 8am – 8pm EST
Some of what you will do
In this frontline contact centre role, as the Customer Support Representative, you will provide customer support across various Tech Services and partner programs. You will assist in facilitating solutions, based on the customer’s needs and entitlements, by making recommendations and facilitating accepted solutions through appropriate service paths. You will provide additional support to related programs by selling/recommending applicable services to customers, handling billing and account inquiries/updates, resolving customer service opportunities and delivering on the approved client retention strategy. The objective of this position is to provide the highest level of customer service and enhance the customer experience through the support of applicable Staples Tech Services and other Solutionshop programs. Each day will be fast-paced, challenging, rewarding and meaningful.
Specifically, you will:
Receive inbound calls from customers for information on subscription services, tech services and/or open extended warranty claims for replacement or repair of eligible products.
Answer inquiries, resolve problems, and contact customers to investigate and resolve customer concerns
Actively engage in service solutions sales.
Facilitate appropriate solutions to ensure customer loyalty.
Check for existing cases and construct individual case reference files and document new cases/ update case management data base / logs
Explain the benefits of remote service pathway offers to customers
Conduct outbound calls where requested to advise of payment rejections, service termination, etc.
Conduct outbound calls to offer a settlement when a unit is not repairable under our extended warranty plan and negotiate settlement resolution with customer.
Schedule customers in booking tool for subscription and on-site service programs
Filter concerns/needs using listening and probing skills to determine root cause.
Liaison with the internal and external partners, including Staples Repair Depots, Service Advisors, Remote Agents, Stores and 3rd Party Repair Vendors to ensure complete customer service excellence
Initiate and review any escalations with leadership team to expedite resolution and closure of customer issues.
Initiate dispatch procedure for hardware pickup / shipment as appropriate for limited product line
Determine claim eligibility by studying the extended service plan coverage and the terms and conditions; study any documentation submitted; assemble additional information as required from outside sources and then enter details into the Electronic Ticketing System system
Some of what you need
1-2 years in a contact centre environment
Previous experience in a technical field preferred
2-3 years in a customer service environment
Degree, diploma or certificate in a related field an asset
Familiar with AS400 environment and proficient in MS Office, excel, word, PowerPoint, etc.
Bi-Lingual English/French required .
Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Ability to multi-task and work in a very fast paced environment.
Extraordinary customer service orientation
Proven incident and problem solving (troubleshooting) skills with an emphasis on a timely resolution
Ability to negotiate skillfully in difficult situations with both internal and external groups
Some of what you will get
Health and Dental benefits
Learning & Development programs
Work from home position
Fast paced environment
Rotational shift schedule, including evenings and weekends
Staples is committed to taking every reasonable precaution to protect our associates, our customers and the communities we operate in. To support the health and safety of our associates, COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this position. As such, all offers of employment will be conditional upon either (i) proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) proof of need for accommodation under relevant human rights legislation, and Staples determination that the requested accommodation can be provided without undue hardship. You will be required to submit proof of full vaccination or proof of need for accommodation during our background screening process.
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Staples Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities.