Seasonal Customer Care Representative

Employer
The Teaching Company
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Closes
Sep 17, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Seasonal Customer Care Representative A pioneer in the lifelong-learning market, The Teaching Company is a popular and growing media company that produces The Great Courses: a series of comprehensive and engaging, university-level, video and audio courses taught by the world s greatest professors without the pressure of schedules, homework, or exams. The subject matter experts who teach The Great Courses are chosen from the top 1 percent of professors and industry experts worldwide. The Great Courses cover a wide variety of topics ranging from traditional liberal arts subjects, such as philosophy, history, literature, and the sciences, to practical classes, in photography, foreign languages, health and wellness, business skills, and much more. The company has ongoing partnerships with venerable educational brands such as the Smithsonian, National Geographic, Mayo Clinic, The Culinary Institute of America, and others. Through its unique consumer-input-driven model, The Teaching Company creates only the content that customers want and has developed a catalog of over 700 courses comprising over 8,900 hours of content. The Great Courses are delivered to customers via digital streaming, DVD, and CD sales on the e-commerce site www.TheGreatCourses.com; through select online retailers and distributors; and, most recently, through The Great Courses Plus, a digital subscription platform that PC Magazine has called Netflix for Learning. The Great Courses can be found on Amazon Instant Video, Amazon Channels, Comcast Xfinity Video on Demand, Audible.com, Recorded Books, Kanopy, Hoopla, and more. The Great Courses are accessible through a variety of formats, which can be viewed on computers, televisions, and mobile devices, meaning consumers can learn where and when they choose, and via a method that is convenient for them. The Great Courses also has highly rated and recognized apps available across most major app platforms, including iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Amazon Alexa. Since its establishment in 1990, The Teaching Company has sold more than 25 million courses to a diverse, multigenerational group of customers around the world, whose common interest is their deep love of learning. Prominent and loyal customers of The Teaching Company include Bill Gates, Charles Schwab, and George Lucas, to name a few. We are currently looking for rockstar Seasonal Customer Care Representatives that enjoy working in a fun, fast paced setting! We offer great pay. This position will start in October 2018 and end in Feb/March 2019. Job Responsibilities: Managing relationships with customers; generating additional sales by up-selling and cross-selling Resolving complaints, general questions, processing orders, and various administrative projects needed in the operation of the call center. Communicating with customers with all aspects of purchasing, owning, and returning our products. Must be able to simultaneously manage multiple computer applications and efficiently navigate Windows (MS Office) programs. Achieving detailed knowledge of the product and policies of the company so as to provide expert service to customers. Must be able to adapt to frequent changes in policy and information. Education Associates degree or higher in related field. Experience Strong computer skills. Excellent verbal and written communication. Outstanding customer service skills. Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to sit at computer and work on the phone for extended periods of time. Preferred 2 years: Experience in an inbound sales and service environment preferred. Qualifications 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.

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