Location: Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Salary: £7.80 per hour
Posted: 10 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Ellie Uttley

Customer Advisor

Job Description

To handle inbound sales calls and orders obtaining and processing the required customer/recipient details.

To maximise sales by up selling our clients Direct products and increasing average order value to drive business success.

To respond to and acknowledge all customers and suppliers in a timely and courteous manner by:

  • communicating effectively with customers, suppliers and colleagues by generating confidence and enthusiasm throughout every interaction

  • turn every customer contact into a positive experience in order to retain customers

To respond to customer complaints and enquiries and resolve as per current guidelines or by escalating queries to Contact Centre Team Leaders, where appropriate.

To ensure that a high level of attention is given to all tasks. To accurately record the details of all customer contacts received and processed within the department software system and ensure confidentiality of personal data.

To work to achieve personal targets and contribute to team targets. To be target driven and have awareness of average order values, conversion rates, upsell, call durations, wrap times, absence levels, adherence and abandonment rates and of how personal performance levels impact upon the overall performance of the Contact Centre.

Key Skills

Excellent telephone manner

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Good interpersonal skills

Accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to follow set procedures and processes


Experience of having worked in a customer facing role

Experience of working in a contact centre or retail environment would be an advantage but is not essential

Hours are 30 p/week across 5 days during contact centre opening hours. Overtime will be available on an ad-hoc bases. Shifts are locked in usually on Tuesday for the following week, although shift pattern is available to view over a month in advance. Generally working days /times are kept consistent with the available shift pattern, however flexibility is key. Centre opening times are Monday - Thursday 7am-10pm, Friday 7am-9pm, Saturday 8am-7pm and Sunday 10am-6pm

Interested? Please apply on line in the first instance ......


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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