In this Customer Support Specialist, you will be the voice of Shopbop, fielding real-time calls in a virtual, call center environment from customers globally.
The ideal Customer Support Specialist is caring and compassionate, enthusiastic, solutions-oriented and committed to providing outstanding service to all our customers.
This role is a fully remote, work from home position. Candidate location restrictions may apply.
Shopbop, a fully integrated Amazon subsidiary in Madison, WI, is looking for an action-oriented, motivated individual who has an obsession for customer satisfaction and experience working with high-end merchandise. Successful candidates will be responsible for achieving explicit department goals. An ideal candidate will excel in a fast-paced, multitasked, dynamic environment.
What You’ll Be Doing
• Act as a Brand Ambassador for Shopbop, providing world-class service to all Customers.
• Be the first point of contact to resolve customer issues and complaints across multiple. channels in a timely manner, communicating through email, phone, live chat and/or social media.
• Provide Customers with critical service and product information, ensuring customer satisfaction.
• Demonstrate sound understanding and comprehensive knowledge of the Shopbop’s full range of products and services.
• Handle customer inquiries and/or cases through different channels in a timely and professional manner decisions in consideration of the policies and procedures within the Service Level Agreement.
• Ensure clear and accurate data capture, be able to provide both quantitative and qualitative insights of customers’ voices.
• Utilize a variety of software programs to resolve customer inquiries.
• Work with external shipping contractors to assist customers with both domestic and international issues.
What You Should Have
• 2+ years of experience within a luxury customer service-focused environment, such as contact center, luxury retail, or hospitality (preferred).
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to handle difficult conversations with a high level of empathy and integrity.
• Be confident to make decisions with late returns, faulty goods and compensations if necessary.
• Proficiency in basic math with ability to compute refunds before and after discounts, and apply specified percentages, tiered promotional codes, and partial discounts to orders.
• Ability to work a set schedule (scheduled start, stop, breaks and lunches), including nights, weekends, and holidays, with required overtime as business needs; flexibility required during peak times.
• The ability to work your entire shift using a computer while stationed at a desk, wearing a headset, and turn on the camera when requested by leadership.
• This is a Virtual Role and requires a home work area that is free from background noise where you can connect to the internet and work on your deliverables.
• Experience working under pressure in a high-volume environment while maintaining standards for productivity, quality, and service.
• The ability to meet the Shopbop and Amazon Customer Contact Center Work from Home Guidelines and expectations which includes using a wired, high-speed Internet, Modem or Router w/ Ethernet Port – Customer Support Specialists must connect directly (No Satellite Internet or Wi-Fi).
• Highly proficient with desktop applications such as MS Office and Internet browsers; Comfortable working with computers and smartphones. Ability to quickly learn how to use new websites and apps.
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Fluency in one of the following languages is preferred: Russian, Korean, Japanese, or Spanish
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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.
Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $31,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $53,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.