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Customer Service Representative - Part Time

Company: Sentry Insurance
Location: Davenport
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

At Sentry, our priority is providing exceptional customer service and we currently have an opening for you to join this exciting team. This is a great opportunity to start or grow your career in a fun, team-focused environment, while facing new challenges to develop professionally. We're looking for qualified candidates who will thrive on the front lines by providing stellar service to our customers over the phone. Bring your strong critical thinking skills and a "can do" attitude to this fast-paced position.

Take the customer service skills you have acquired over the years to the next level or make a change and start down your new career path today with our growing team of Service Professionals at one of the largest mutual insurance companies in the U.S!

We are currently looking to expand our Customer Service Department with Part-Time positions.

Part time hour requirements:
Open availability 7 days a week up until 9:00 p.m. Monday is required each week.
Weekends are scheduled every other weekend with Saturday and Sunday as open availability.WHAT YOU'LL DOAs a member of Sentry's Customer Service Team you will be the first phone contact with our customers. In addition, you will:

  • Ensures a quality customer experience for our insureds and customers by reducing friction points and ensuring an effortless process. Listens to and assesses customer needs to take appropriate action to fulfill their requests. As a key point of contact for customers, builds positive relationships and creates customer confidence, loyalty and retention by resolving requests using knowledge, empathy and sound judgment. Provides timely customer service meeting or exceeding specified service standards.
  • Receives a high volume of telephone calls for assigned line of business and provides upfront assistance to our insureds and customers in need of service. These needs may include locating, providing or obtaining information or documentation, instructions on how to proceed with a claim, answering questions, routing or transferring calls as appropriate, entering data to begin a claim, etc.
  • Navigates multiple systems and technologies to provide and gather information, document actions taken, and accurately resolve service situations in support of insureds and customers.
  • Records and files provided information from each call and/or electronic request in the appropriate system application. This may include loss information, received documentation, payment processing, policy changes with customers, etc.
  • Researches and identifies contact center problems and issues using standard procedures. May assist with handling issues and communicating updates to peers and management. Escalates more complex issues as needed.
  • Reports trends, issues and feedback learned from customer interactions to support continuous improvement.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned from time to time.WHAT IT TAKESIn order to be eligible for this elite opportunity you must meet the following criteria:
    • High school diploma
    • Good human relations skills to deal effectively with customer issues in a professional manner.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and accurately verbally and in writing.
    • Knowledge of how to use a computer, keyboard skills and familiarity with software applications such as Excel and Word.
    • Ability to navigate through various technology software to research and accurately resolve service situations is critical to the success of this position.
    • Ability to meet or exceed attendance requirements, providing reliable and predictable attendance. Hours for this job include nights, weekends, holidays.
    • Possesses basic critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills to provide positive resolutionWHAT YOU'LL RECEIVEWe take great pride in making Forbes' list of America's Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction. At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation. Below are some benefits and perks that you'll receive.
      • To best support our associates and our culture, Sentry is happy to offerflexibilitythrough a scheduled work from home (Monday and Friday)/in office days (Tuesday through Thursday) after we begin to return to the office.
      • GenerousPaid-Time Offplan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
      • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on yourfirst eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
      • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Lifeinsuranceto encourage a healthy lifestyle.
      • Pretax Dependent Care and Health ExpenseReimbursement Accountsto ease taxes on health spending.
      • ExtensiveWork-Life Resourcesto lend a helping hand.
      • Sentry Foundationgift matching programto encourage charitable giving.
      • Continue youreducation and career development throughSentry University (SentryU).ABOUT SENTRYAll of us at Sentry-more than 4,000 associates-have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We're proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we're one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We're rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.Thank you for your interest in Sentry!Jennifer Van Vlack
        JENNIFER.VANVLACK@SENTRY.COMEqual Employment OpportunitySentry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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