Customer Service Executive

  • Job Reference: 00000981-1
  • Date Posted: 21 May 2021
  • Recruiter: AVS Fencing (Horsham)
  • Location: Horsham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose:

To deliver exceptional customer service to both potential and existing trade and retail customers at all times and maximising sales revenue and margin across our branch and online network. Co-ordinate and assist your branch portfolio or all branches depending on the time of year with administration of sales quote follow ups.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Be the first point of contact for inbound customer calls and web enquiries
  • Answer customer queries by phone, email or webchat
  • Learn how to use the stock management/order system so you can provide quotes and check product availability
  • Sell products and services and take payment
  • Track orders and arrange deliveries when necessary
  • Handle complaints and forward to supervisor when necessary
  • Ensuring customer orders are processed in an efficient and effective manner when required
  • Ensure abandoned website carts and all necessary web orders are contacted for upselling if the order is of a high value
  • Liaising regularly with customers to ensure they are satisfied with the products and services received and to drive trust pilot reviews
  • Ensuring all customer records and data are maintained accurately and efficiently, including any bespoke trade level customer priced account terms.
  • Undertaking a range of administrative duties such as online account applications, after sales feedback documentation, bespoke customer price lists, and feedback and complaint handling.
  • Ensure the customer query module is used with the business needs and all findings are maintained and resolved effectively and efficiently.
  • Sending new business correspondence (including letters, emails). This includes all Welcome Packs for new customers
  • Contact customers regarding new services and promotional campaigns (where applicable).
  • Gain Knowledge of performance, products, services and competitors.
  • Monitor Trust Pilot results and take corrective action to ensure highest scores are achieved.
  • Carry out any other reasonable task as requested by your line manager.  


  • Ensure best practice is maintained with clear communication to the Regional Sales Manager
  • 100% of retail quotes chased on time
  • All abandoned carts over £100 followed up by phone or email
  • All customers with no spend over 6 months have active CRM or the account is deactivated


  • 90% of inbound calls are answered
  • 95% of missed calls are returned
  • Monthly Sales Reporting as required delivered on time


Required Knowledge, Experience, Competencies:

  • A positive and proactive individual who is able to demonstrate attention to detail and high level of accuracy, efficiency and a can do/ will do attitude.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to build relationships with customers by phone through introduction of the Company
  • Demonstrates good organisational skills and ability to multi task whilst managing ever changing priorities.
  • Ability to work within a fast paced environment and work well under pressure.
  • A good team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to identify, convert and maximise on sales opportunities.
  • Demonstrates ability to be self-motivated and meet deadlines.
  • Problem solving skills to deal with/resolve complaints/issues positively.
  • Confident use of language to close a sale.
  • Computer literate.
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Initiative to own your own self development 
  • Prior customer service or telesales experience

NOTE:  This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review.  It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. 

Salary dependant on experience 

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