Customer Service Representative Job Description

A Customer Service Representative job description template to hire for your Customer Service department.

About the Customer Service Representative Position

Our customer service representative٫ or CSR٫ will act as a connection٫ providing product/services information and resolving developing problems that our clients might face with precision and competence.

The best CSRs are genuinely delighted to help customers. They’re tolerant٫ empathetic٫ and intensely communicative. They love to talk. Customer service representatives can put themselves in their clients’ shoes and advocate for them when necessary. Customer feedback is priceless٫ and our CSRs can gather it for us. Problem-solving also comes naturally to customer care specialists. They're confident at troubleshooting and investigate if they don’t have enough knowledge to fix the problem.

Your goal will be to ensure exceptional service standards and sustain high customer satisfaction.

Customer Service Representative Responsibilities

  • Handle high amounts of incoming calls
  • Produce sales leads
  • Identify and evaluate customers’ needs to deliver satisfaction
  • Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive discussion
  • Provide accurateŮ« valid and comprehensive information by using the right methods/tools
  • Reach personal/customer service team sales targets and call handling quotas
  • Manage complaintsŮ« provide proper solutions and options within the time limits; follow up to secure resolution
  • Keep records of customer interactionsŮ« process customer accountsŮ« and file documents
  • Follow communication proceduresŮ« guidelinesŮ« and policies
  • Go the extra mile to engage customers

Customer Service Representative Requirements

  • Some proven customer support experience or experience as a client service representative
  • Track record of not just reachingŮ« but exceeding quota requirements
  • Strong phone administration skills and active listening capabilities
  • Experience with CRM systems and practices
  • Customer orientation and capacity to adapt/respond to different types of characters
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-taskŮ« prioritizeŮ« and control time effectively
  • High school degree

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