Contact Center Associate
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Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.
Allstate Insurance Company has an excellent opportunity for a Contact Center Associate in Lincoln, NE. In this vital role, you will be responsible for the following duties:
- Put the customer at the center of what you do
- Respond to questions and/or concerns from Allstate agents, customers and home office employees
- Interpret and apply concepts based on company policies and procedures
- Participate in a fast paced team environment that handles incoming complex, sometimes escalated calls
- Create work requests for our processing partners
- Communicate with associates through the phone, email and work requests
- Research and respond to customer inquiries within service levels
- Work in a collaborative team environment to handle large call volumes
- Able to adhere to call center guidelines and measurements
- Maintain confidentiality of customer and agent information
- Successfully complete required training programs
- Shifts are determined through a schedule bidding process, or as business needs dictate and are based on performance results
- Must be able to work any 8 hour shift between 7:55 am and 7:00 pm Monday through Friday and rotating Saturdays 7:55 am to 4:30pm
- New hires will have 10:30 to 7:00 pm shift
- Pay: $15.25/hr
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska (Home Based work opportunities may exist for employees with consistent performance and attendance behaviors)
Class start date is October 23, 2017
Our beautiful Lincoln campus location features:
Onsite Fitness Center
Full Service Cafeteria
Walking Path on Grounds
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ability to communicate clearly, professionally and empathetically
- Ability to learn and apply knowledge of insurance contracts, procedures and customer service philosophies
- Ability to learn and effectively use multiple computer systems, phones, and other technologies simultaneously.
- Ability to support a service culture through great quality and efficiency, even when work volume is high
- Requires attention to detail and a sincere commitment to servicing the field force, policy holders, co-workers and other home office personnel
- Ability to empathize with, actively listen to, deal sensitively and professionally with customers and agents
- Excellent intuitive and analytical skills to review cases and determine solutions to requests
- Provide value added services by creating, revising and improving processes to focus on delivering the best customer and producer experience
- Requires excellent organizational and prioritization skills, and the ability to adapt quickly and effectively to shifting priorities, as well as a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service
- Work independently displaying good judgment and problem solving skills
- Ability to adhere to work schedule demands and requirements
- Prefer 2+ years of customer service experience.
- High School Diploma/GED
- Prior to interview, requirement of a successfully completed online assessment must be achieved.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.
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