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Customer Support Specialist

  • Alorica
  • Sherman, TX, USA
  • Aug 03, 2017
ID: 7726950 VIEWS: 2 Full time Customer Service

Job Description

Description
GET TO KNOW ALORICA At Alorica, we only do one thing - make lives better, one interaction at a time. We're a global leader in customer service and collections, serving the world's biggest brands with tens of thousands of employees in hundreds of locations around the globe.
JOB SUMMARY Your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to provide collections/receivables management phone support for one or more clients at our contact center facility. In this role, you will be assisting customers with making outstanding payments for clients. You'll be acting as a consultant to the customer, empathizing with their situation, encouraging and educating them, and offering assistance and payment options. A strong relationship between our clients and their customers starts with you - so only the awesome need apply!
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Handles various incoming and outgoing collections-focused phone calls Resolves customer questions, complaints and collections inquiries in a professional, helpful manner Connects with existing and potential customers and aims to resolve inquiries related to receivables management Utilizes computer system to verify and document customer requests Talks to customers over the phone to resolve their questions or concerns Maintains and updates customer information as necessary Calmly attempts to resolve and de-escalate any issues Escalates calls to supervisor when necessary and appropriate

WHY JOIN ALORICA? Every day, we aim to live up to our mission of creating insanely great customer experiences. But as Alorica employees, giving back matters just as much - that's why we're so proud of Making Lives Better with Alorica, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing assistance to employees, their families and the people, organizations and communities who support them. Simply put, we want to make lives better…one interaction at a time. And to do that, we need the very best people to join us. But please, allow us to entice you further! As an Alorica employee, you may receive: Paid training Flexible training schedules Medical and dental benefits Paid time off Paid holiday and sick time Retirement planning options (401(k)) Employee discounts through client programs Working at Alorica means potentially having the freedom to explore all kinds of career options - from customer service, collections, training, and tech support, to management, recruiting and more. Alorica offers fun, challenging opportunities to pursue your professional goals, and we want you to have fun and succeed - because when you're at your best, that's when we're at our best.
So what do you say? Ready to take the next step?
JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED required; college degree preferred 1-2 years' previous experience in a receivables management, collections and contact center environment, preferred Customer service experience a plus Phone-related customer service a major plus Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel applications Bilingual language skills a plus Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Stellar customer service skills - and an overwhelming desire to make lives better, one interaction at a time Knowledge of phone dialer functions and call campaigns Understanding of collections regulations, including but not limited to Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts, or Practices (UDAAP) Negotiation skills and assertiveness Ability to use phone and computer systems Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong listening/comprehension skills Ability to stay composed and objective Patience/empathy Flexibility and versatility in problem analysis and resolution
WORKING CONDITIONS Work Environment A climate controlled, contact center environment - filled with amazing people, incredible career opportunities and the occasional dance-off Constant usage of phone and computer systems Physical Demands Constant sedentary work. You'll typically be sitting for most of the time, so be sure get up and stretch once in a while. Your circulatory system will thank you.
DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
TAKE THE NEXT STEP Let's make lives better. Let's defy the status quo. And let's go beyond thinking outside the box - and decide to obliterate the box instead. You ready? Let's do this.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled

Qualifications
Minimum Education and Experience:High School Diploma or GED required; college degree preferred1-2 years' previous experience in a receivables management, collections and contact center environment, preferredCustomer service experience a plusPhone-related customer service a major plusFamiliarity with Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel applicationsBilingual language skills a plus
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Stellar customer service skills - and an overwhelming desire to make lives better, one interaction at a timeKnowledge of phone dialer functions and call campaigns
Understanding of collections regulations, including but not limited to Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts, or Practices (UDAAP)Negotiation skills and assertivenessAbility to use phone and computer systemsExcellent oral and written communication skills
Strong listening/comprehension skillsAbility to stay composed and objectivePatience/empathyFlexibility and versatility in problem analysis and resolutionWORKING CONDITIONS
Work EnvironmentA climate controlled, contact center environment - filled with amazing people, incredible career opportunities and the occasional dance-offConstant usage of phone and computer systemsPhysical DemandsConstant sedentary work. You'll typically be sitting for most of the time, so be sure get up and stretch once in a while. Your circulatory system will thank you.DISCLAIMER:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
TAKE THE NEXT STEPLet's make lives better. Let's defy the status quo. And let's go beyond thinking outside the box - and decide to obliterate the box instead.
You ready? Let's do this.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Category: Customer Service , Keywords: Customer Service Representative

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