Customer Relations Specialist

Recruiter
Early Years and Education
Location
Chester
Salary
17000.00 - 18500.00 GBP Annual
Posted
07 Apr 2021
Closes
12 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Customer and Owner Relations Specialist x3

Due to continued success and growth, our client who are the UK's largest independent staycation holiday agencies, is looking to recruit a Customer and Owner Relations Specialist to come on board, take the reins and handle issues or complaints that may occur before, during or after a holiday.

Whilst our client does sit within a sector that has suffered during the 2020/2021 pandemic, they have continued to grow and hit all 2020 sales targets, with great expectations for 2021. Business success aside, it is their people and culture that sets them apart from anywhere else you would work, and these are the reasons they have earned their title as one the of Sunday Times 'Best Companies to Work For' for two consecutive years.

Is this role for you?

To be successful and shortlisted for this vacancy, the successor will have previous customer service experience within a call centre environment or will have worked within a customer focused/customer relations role. You will also hold the following skills and experience:

  • Strong negotiation skills and a commercial mind-set.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Conflict resolution experience and/or training ideal.
  • Experience of working in the travel sector advantageous.
  • Complaint handling experience.

Interested?? Here is some more information ???

The successful individual will be required to resolve issues or complaints that may occur before, during or after a holiday in one of their properties. You will be communicating and liaising with both customers and owners either via telephone or email or feedback platform to find a solution satisfactory to all parties to ensure customers have the best experience possible whilst holidaying with them.

As the newest Customer Relations Specialist, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Responding to and successfully resolving customer and owner complaints within agreed service level targets.
  • Quickly investigating and understanding issues or complaints and coming up with a commercially sensible solution, acceptable to all parties.
  • Maintaining thorough and detailed written records of all issues or complaints.
  • Proactively identifying potential issues and resolving these quickly to minimise impact.
  • Escalating any urgent/ high-priority issues/complaints in line with company policies.
  • Provide a professional and compassionate service that converts potential complainants into advocates for the brand.

What are the benefits of working for this employer?

Currently this vacancy will be based either remote or at one of their Northern sister brands - candidates will ideally be within commutable distance to Chester. The hours for this role will be 37.5 per week, to be worked on a shift rota basis covering evenings and weekends.

Although they work hard, they also believe in rewarding their employee's hard work. In addition to a generous starting salary of GBP18,500 they offer a fantastic benefits package including:

  • 33 days' holiday (including bank holidays)
  • An additional day off during the week of your Birthday
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Long service awards - cash payments and increases in holiday allowances
  • Staff discount on cottage holidays
  • Free worldwide travel insurance (including family members)
  • Monthly Wellbeing workshops

Working-remote for now, you will be working in the Chester office post lockdown.

Working hours will be on a shift basis working 37.5 hours per week between 9am and 7pm over a 7-day week including weekends. Hours will change to 9am - 9pm during peak time.

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