Contact Center Rep
POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
The Contact Center Representative is responsible for providing outstanding service to all that contact Republic Bank, client or non-client. The Contact Center Representative will place a strong emphasis on cross-selling bank products when servicing accounts. The Representative will also strive to provide accurate information to all inquiries while following departmental procedures and bank policies to achieve their individual performance goals.
•College degree or equivalent experience preferred.
•Previous customer service or banking experience preferred.
•Should be familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word programs.
•English/Spanish speaking and reading ability preferred.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Answer incoming calls in a timely, professional manner; make outbound calls as directed.
•Ensure client satisfaction by resolving client research in a prompt and timely manner.
• Effectively use bank resources, procedure manuals and reference materials to independently service client inquiries when necessary.
•Provide account information and perform necessary research.
•Resolve basic client inquiries with a strong emphasis on cross-selling bank products and services.
•Protect client information by following department security guidelines and procedures.
•Transfer calls to appropriate Republic Associates and Departments when necessary.
•Identify sales opportunities, on both inbound and outbound calls, and enthusiastically offer bank products that complement the client relationship. Required to meet all individual sales and service standards.
•Consistently strive to provide one call resolution; escalate any issues/questions that arise to a supervisor.
•Follow department best practice standards for providing excellent service and selling bank products.
•Stay current on changes to products, procedures and policy of the bank and the department.
•Successfully complete necessary training and testing to advance servicing skills.
•Ensure adherence to scheduled shift start times and break times to optimize availability.
•Willingly performs all other duties and projects as assigned.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
•Must be self-motivated and work well in a team environment.
•Requires a high energy level and strong sense of urgency.
•Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.
•Excellent telephone etiquette and excellent grammar.
•Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
•Must exhibit good organizational and problem solving skills.
•Must possess the decision-making ability to offer a variety of solutions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the associate is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to stand or walk. The associate is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, and distance vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
•Travel between Republic Banking facilities may be required.
•Flexible work schedule that will include some evenings, weekends and overtime.
•Occasional out-of-town travel is required.
•Stay abreast of new developments, best practices, and statutory and regulatory changes.
**The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.