ATE is Hiring! – Bilingual Customer Care Representative

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

ApplytoEducation

Position Overview The Customer Care Representative is the first point of contact for teachers and non- teaching applicants who have questions and issues with the Apply to Education website. This role is perfect for a recent grad who’s bilingual, wants to work for an amazing company with very little turn over, with room to grow your career.

Although we need you to be bilingual and an excellent communicator in both English and French, this role is 90% in English for both oral and written communication. HOURS: 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Monday to Friday Location: Mount Pleasant and Eglinton (8 minute walk from Eglinton Subway Station on Yonge Line) This role is an in office role, but after passing level one, you can work Fridays from home with your manager’s permission. Job Specifications (Knowledge & Experience) Post secondary diploma or degree Exceptional telephone manner A passion for helping people over the phone and via email Excellent oral and written communication skills in both French and English At least one year of customer service experience in quick service, retail, or hospitality Proficient in windows XP and 7 operating systems, Excellent Microsoft Office skills Ability to troubleshoot web browser issues Experience with Apple computer systems (preferred) Call Centre experience with web based product (bonus) Main Duties of Position Holder Providing timely, effective and courteous support to ATE customers Responding to phone and email inquiries about the Apply to Education Web Site Troubleshooting technical issues & Assisting applicants in the management of their accounts Diagnosing concerns with individual accounts and suggesting viable solutions Identifying areas to improve the Apply to Education site to create a better user experience Editing and converting problem files for applicants as needed Administrative support for various campaigns or projects as required Occasional data entry and bulk account activation plus any other duties that may be assigned Core Competencies Integrity : maintains a professional manner when dealing with sensitive information; lives up to the Company’s standards of commitment and responsibility and adheres to the Confidentiality policy.

Critical Thinking : anticipates the short-term implications of decisions; solves problems based on facts and develop and recommend appropriate solutions. Creativity and Innovation generates new, and modifies existing approaches; embraces change and challenges the status quo in a constructive and flexible manner.

Teamwork: collaborates and cooperates with others to get the job done;values the input and know-how of other team members; builds trust and respect among fellow team members and works with other team members toward a common goal. Organizational Effectivenes s: balances the needs of all stakeholders; provides feedback that contributes to the Company’s success; demonstrate effective organizational and time management skills and meets tight deadlines and implements effectively.

Expectation Managemen t: establishes realistic parameters regarding customer service expectations and problem resolution and performs effectively within the Company’s accountability framework. Job Specific Competencies Works independently and requires little guidance Detail oriented with a commitment to accuracy Highly organized and able to multitask Able to work well with users of various skill levels in a patient and understanding manner Quick learner with a passion for technology Additional Information Salary: 50K plus benefits that kick in after 3 months 5 flex days 2 weeks holiday We are closed and you get paid between Christmas and New Years