Work From Home Contact Center Representative (West Des Moines, IA)

ID
2020-3089
Updated Date
7/15/2020
Department
Local Work At Home Positions (Some On-Site Required)
Schedule
Flexible Day, Evening & Weekend Shifts | M-F, S
Wage Description
Up to $13.50/hr.* | Wage + Weekly Bonus + Daily Incentive
Bonus
Weekly
Education
High School Diploma/GED
Min. Years Experience
0
Company/Brand
Mass Markets

POSITION OVERVIEW

WE'RE HIRING 1,000 WORK AT HOME STAFF TO SUPPORT FEDERAL, STATE, AND COMMERCIAL CLIENTS

 

MCI is looking for nationwide work at home customer service, help desk, technical support, and sales representatives to support April demand. In these roles, you will handle inbound customer inquiries, or troubleshoot basic technical issues, and assist customers in adding or removing products and services. There are full-time and part-time positions available for almost any schedule, day, night, seven days a week. In a lot of cases, you can make your own schedule. The positions offer competitive base pay ($10.10 HR to $15.15 HR) commensurate with experience, role, schedule, level, plus benefits for full-time, paid vacation, and variable bonus and contest incentives. All it takes to get started is for you to complete an easy online application and an informal interview with a talent acquisition specialist. If you do not have your equipment, MCI will provide it. You will need a home broadband connection

 

 

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POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

WHAT DOES A CALL CENTER REPRESENTATIVE DO?

This position improves customer satisfaction and supports the sales process. Handle outbound sales inquiries and take incoming customer service calls using state-of-the-art contact center technology. As you become a highly trained expert on products, technology, and business process, you will work on behalf of some of the most recognized brands in the world.  This role requires you to interact with hundreds of customers each week across the country to resolve support issues, sell new products and services, and ensure best in class customer experience.  In addition to being the best in the business when it comes to customer interactions, you will need to be confident, fully engaged, a team player, and dedicated to bringing a positive and enthusiastic outlook to work each day.  

 

Our entry-level Contact Center Representatives are responsible for the following tasks:

  • Listen to customers, understand their needs, and resolve customer issues
  • Utilize systems and technology to complete account management tasks
  • Recognize sales opportunity and apply sales skills to upgrade
  • Explain and position the products and processes with customers
  • Appropriately escalate customer dissatisfaction with managerial team
  • Ensure first call resolution through problems solving and effective call handling 

 

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

WONDER IF YOU ARE A GOOD FIT? 

MCI provides all new employees with world-class training, so all positive, driven, and confident applicants are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates for this position are highly motivated, energetic, and dedicated.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • The ability to type swiftly and accurately (20+ words a minute)
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Basic understanding of Windows operating system
  • Highly reliable with the ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality
  • The ability to evaluate, troubleshoot, and follow-up on customer issues
  • An aptitude for conflict resolution, problem solving and negotiation
  • Must be customer service oriented (empathetic, responsive, patient, and conscientious)
  • Ability to multi-task, stay focused and self manage
  • Strong team orientation and customer focus
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where change and ambiguity prevalent
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with your team and customers

COMPENSATION DETAILS

WANT AN EMPLOYER THAT VALUES YOUR CONTRIBUTION?

We believe that hard work should pay off, so we make sure that our compensation and total rewards are competitive.   Standard starting compensation is commensurate with experience.  Many positions also offer weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly bonus plans and the ability to earn daily contest earnings uploaded to a company debit card the next day or paid out on your next pay date.  Regular reviews and raises are awarded based on tenure and performance, so our employees make more each year.

 

Employees earn generous paid time off as well as paid holidays and paid training opportunities. Regular daily, weekly and monthly incentives are part of the overall compensation our team members enjoy and include cash uploads to company issued Visa card, prizes such as computers, tablets, phones, TV’s, trips, tickets, and even cars.

 

In addition to our standard group benefits offering for full-time employees following 90-days of employment, all employees are eligible to opt for our MEC medical plan after only 30-days of employment.  Other optional benefits include Roth IRA retirement accounts, guaranteed issue term life insurance, and whole life insurance.  

 

BENEFITS, INCENTIVES, AND REWARDS
  Competitive Compensation  Weekly Pay Cycles (Where Available)*   Paid Time-Off
  Medical Benefits (Full-Time)  Vision Benefits (Full-Time)   Dental Benefits (Full-Time)
  Advancement Opportunity   Work At Home Options (Contingent)*   Paid New Hire Training
  Recognition Programs  Company Debit Card (Where Available)*   Paid Holidays
  Retirement IRA Options  Guaranteed Issue Term Life Insurance         Whole Life Insurance 
  Wage and Career Progression               Flexible Scheduling Options   Employee Development Programs        
  Employee Discount Program  Fun, Engaging Work Environment   Cash and Prize Incentives
  Modern Work Environment  Casual Dress Code   Relocation Potential

SCHEDULE

NEED A SCHEDULE THAT WORKS WITH YOUR LIFE?

We are able to offer a wide range of full-time and part-time scheduling options for qualified candidates.  There are multiple shifts and weekly work hour variations available to our team members.  Please ask a Talent Acquisition Specialist about the different types of creative scheduling options that are available at your location.  Whether you are a busy parent, student, or just want control of your work-life balance, flexible, customized scheduling is one of the perks of working at our organization.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be largely sedentary and will be required to sit/stand for long periods whle using a computer and telephone headset.  The employee will be regularly required to operate a computer and other office equipment, including a phone, copier, and printer.  The employee may occasionally be required to move about the office to accomplish tasks; reach in any direction; raise or lower objects, move objects from place to place, hold onto objects, and move or exert force up to forty (40) pounds. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Must be authorized to work in their country of residence (The United States or Canada)
  • Must be willing to submit to a background and/or security investigation. Job offers are contingent on background/security investigation results
  • Must be willing to submit to drug screening.  Job offers are contingent on drug screening results.

REGARDING COVID-19

As an employer supporting critical Federal, State, and Commercial clients, we have taken steps to ensure that we remain operational while taking every precaution possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our employees safe. 

Measures include social distancing for those working on-site, frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting of workstations and common areas, work-at-home option for eligible positions and programs, daily contactless temperature checks for those essential employees working on-site, travel policies limiting travel and mandatory quarantine, reporting and quarantine processes and policies for those exposed, and requesting masks to be worn when on-site employees are not at their workstation.

Most local positions offer work-at-home after training on-site; however, there are specific programs that are on-site only due to security requirements.  There are a limited number of 100% remote positions that do not require an on-site training period listed in the Statewide and Nationwide department categories that offer web-based Zoom training.  

 

REGARDING MASKS

To help protect our candidates and employees, we are REQUESTING that all on-site candidates wear a mask to interviews and training.  In locations where state or local government has mandated the use of masks, we will abide by the mandate, and REQUIRE masks be worn when on-location.

For more information on MCI’s response to COVID-19 please visit www.mci.world/covid-19.

ABOUT MASS MARKETS

Mass Markets is a global leader in outsourced call center services across the entire customer account lifecycle. With both premise-based and work at home contact center outsourcing services, we offer flexibility, and contingency plans for our customers to provide additional vendor-based agent support for front office, back office, Digital, inbound and outbound contact center support.

ABOUT MCI (PARENT COMPANY)

In 2019 Marlowe Companies Inc. (MCI) was named by Inc. Magazine as Iowa’s Fastest Growing Company in the State of Iowa and was named the 452nd Fastest Growing Privately Company in the USA, making the coveted top 500 for the first time. MCI’s subsidiaries had previously made Inc. Magazine's List of Fastest-Growing Companies 15 times respectively. MCI is headquartered in Iowa City, IA, and has nine customer contact management centers, IT services, and business process outsourcing service delivery facilities in Iowa, Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Nova Scotia, and South Dakota.
 
Driving modernization through digitalization, MCI ensures clients do more for less. MCI is the holding company for a diverse lineup of tech-enabled business services operating companies. MCI organically grows, acquires and operates companies that have a synergistic products and services portfolios, including but not limited to Automated Contact Center Solutions (ACCS), customer contact management, IT Services (IT Schedule 70), and Temporary and Administrative Professional Staffing (TAPS Schedule 736), Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Claims Processing, Collections, Customer Experience Provider (CXP), Customer Service, Digital Experience Provider (DXP), Account Receivables Management (ARM), Application Software Development, Managed Services, and Technology Services, to mid-market, Federal & enterprise partners.
MCI now employs 2,500+ talented individuals with 150+ diverse North American client partners across the following MCI brands: GravisApps, Mass Markets, MCI Federal Services (MFS), The Sydney Call Center, OnBrand24, and Valor Intelligent Processing (VIP).
 
MCI provides products and services under the following NAICS Codes: 511210 Software Publishers, 518210 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services, 519190 All Other Information Services, 524291 Claims Adjusting, 524292 Third Party Administration of Insurance and Pension Funds, 541511 Custom Computer Programming Services, 541512 Computer Systems Design Services, 541519 Other Computer Related Services, 541519 Information Technology, and Value Added Resellers, 541611 Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services, 541613 Marketing Consulting Services, 541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services, 541990 All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, 561110 Office Administrative Services, 561320 Temporary Help Services, 561330 Professional Employer Organizations, 561421 Telephone Answering Services, 561422 Telemarketing Bureaus and Other Contact Centers, 561431 Private Mail Centers, 561440 Collection Agencies, 561499 All Other Business Support Services, 561990 All Other Support Services, 611430 Professional and Management Development Training.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At MCI and its subsidiaries, we embrace differences and believe diversity is a benefit to our employees, our company, our customers, and our community.  All aspects of employment at MCI are based solely on a person's merit and qualifications.  MCI maintains a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling MCI's commitment to a diverse and equal opportunity work environment.

 

MCI does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.  MCI will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

 

MCI will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, social and recreational programs, and discipline. In addition, it is the policy of MCI to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where an employee works.

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The purpose of the above job description is to provide potential candidates with a general overview of the role. It's not an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required for the job.  You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.


The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

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