Customer Service Advisors - Flexible Hours

Borehamwood, England, United Kingdom Part-time


Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Reporting to: Customer Services Manager

About Us: and Red Letter Days are the UK Brands for Smartbox Group. We are the UK’s leading gift experience provider.  Our core focus is to deliver happiness to our customers, suppliers, staff and retail partners. We aim to do this by providing industry leading products.

We have been part of the Smartbox Group since 2009 – the world’s largest provider of experiences. Across Europe a Smartbox Group experience is purchased every five seconds!  The iconic Red Letter Days brand was added to our portfolio in November 2017 

Our core focus is on delivering happiness to our customers, suppliers, staff and retail partners. We aim to do this by providing industry leading products which represent fantastic value for money for consumers whilst providing profitable incremental revenue for our suppliers. We invest heavily in our product and merchandising solutions to ensure category and quantum margin growth for our retail partners. At the same-time we look to ensure that we provide a healthy environment for our team where opportunities for personal development are clear.

Overview of the role: 

Our Customer Service team is dynamic and good fun!  They work hard and they also love what they do.  Our only goal is to provide the best customer service and to ensure that we deliver happiness to all of our customers.

The customer service team is a hugely important part of the business and your role is paramount to continuing that success. The team works extremely hard in delivering a high level of service and because of that there are many incentive schemes to reward the team for their hard work.

If you love delivering world class customer service, love problem solving and being part of a fun and fast paced team, then this is the job for you.

Please note that this is a flexible hours role with hours to suit. 

Position Summary:

The customer service team is an integral part of Buyagift. You are the voice of the company and are the first point of contact for our customers. The role requires you to deliver the best service to all customers, from general product enquiries, advice on gift ideas, or speaking with our external suppliers on behalf of our customers.

What will be your responsibilities?:

  • Managing incoming and outgoing telephone calls providing help and advice to customers
  • Communicating politely with customers by telephone, email and live chat
  • Investigating and solving customer queries and issues
  • Multi-tasking and liaising with other departments
  • Managing contacts with external suppliers
  • Ensuring that the department Service Levels (SLA) are constantly achieved
  • Making sure that our customer satisfaction rating is at a consistently high level
  • Recording all interactions on the customer order database
  • Learning about products and keeping up to date with changes on a daily basis
  • Completing ad-hoc tasks requested by Team Leaders

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 1 year customer service related experience
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Articulate, bright and forward thinking
  • Self-motivated with excellent organisational and planning skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong IT skills particularly with Word, Excel and Outlook

Our mission

To achieve fast and profitable growth by delighting our customers, providing significant volumes of incremental business to our suppliers and providing a fun & progressive working environment for our team.

Our vision

To reach a stage where there is never a reason for a customer to buy an experience from anyone else. To achieve this, we aim to have the best experience selection, at market leading prices, sold through an industry leading e-commerce platform that is marketed through cutting edge e-marketing techniques.

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Disclaimer: In applying to this position, you consent to Buyagift Plc to keep your CV and application details on records and to process your CV internally with relevant departments involved with the recruitment of the advertised position.  

Due to the high volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to unsuccessful candidates. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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