Customer Service Agent
  • Cape Town, South Africa, South Africa
  • OneDayOnly Offers (Pty) Ltd
Job Description

About us

OneDayOnly holds the esteemed title of being South Africa's original daily deals website. Our deals offer excellent discounts, limited supply and are on sale for one day only (hence our uber-creative name).

We partner with top brands and key suppliers to be able to offer their products to over a million potential customers through our daily mailer, the website itself and social media marketing.

Provided the quality and price are right, we'll sell anything - and that's exactly what makes us so appealing to both buyer and seller.

Couple this with the urgency of the deal and it creates a winning formula for a high number of sales in a very short space of time.

About you

  • You love helping people and know that an angry customer is just a golden opportunity. Hearing people say "Thanks! You're my hero for the day!" is what gets you out of bed in the morning.
  • Your typing skills are off the charts and typing errors are non-existent.
  • You're calm under pressure and able to think outside the box for a solution if necessary

What you'll love

  • You get to do what you're great at, for a company you'll come to adore.
  • Our office comes with free internet and aircon, quality work colleagues, and some available fridge space for your RedBull.

Role Summary :

The role of Customer Service Agent requires excellent listening and communication skills and requires exceptional customer service throughout.

We strive to exceed customer expectations, respond quickly and minimize customer frustrations, and provide strong customer support through professionalism, empathy, friendliness, and a quick decision on the best course of action for the customer.

Responsibilities include :

  • Identify the customer query / issue; gather and populate the relevant information on all related platforms / programs to assist the customer and or neighbouring team members or departments in the best possible response time.
  • Commit to the customer, commit to the sale : familiarize yourself with current and previous deals, product info and deal pricing to assist customer queries and product-related questions.
  • Perform small troubleshooting exercises by understanding the deal and product blurb / information to assist the customer effectively and avoid a longer resolution time.
  • Liaise with the relevant Buying Team members to obtain required product / deal information, populating all relevant platforms / documentation / sheets required when escalating a customer's query to neighbouring team members and or department.
  • Deliver exceptional Customer Service, resulting in the best course of action for the customer; obtained within the best possible resolution time.
  • Avoid poor response time outside of our SLA, a lack of communication / feedback - not addressing a customer's query / question adequately;

implementing stalling techniques (lip service).

  • Identify query and product-related trends and escalate / raise them to the relevant departments.
  • Adequate use of time management relating to all job-specific requirements.
  • Reliability and willingness to assist according to the business needs.

Requirements / skillz :

  • Matric
  • Minimum of 2 years of customer service experience within eCommerce.
  • Excellent phone etiquette and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize work.
  • Service orientation at the highest level.
  • Excellent use of grammar with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer literacy with the ability to quickly learn new software.
  • Experience with a customer service ticketing system (ZenDesk, Freshdesk).
  • Excellent listening skills and ability to understand the customer and business needs.
  • Creative problem analysis and problem-solving techniques, with a high tolerance to stress and a fast-paced working environment.
  • A keen eye for attention to detail and accuracy throughout all working platforms.
  • Able to absorb and apply updates to processes and procedures via SOPs / Training Material, internal communication, and open floor meetings.
  • Highly adaptable, shows initiative, customer-focused, driven, outgoing and a team player.
  • A hardworking, fast-paced; all-round performer.
  • Record details of inquiries, comments, and complaints, where necessary and acknowledge necessary departmental information sharing;

record details of actions taken, where necessary.

  • Maintain applied KPI levels.
  • Identify surrounding workload and the need to go over and above when necessary.

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