Retention Specialist

Provides focus and drives consistency in the execution of all customer service-related matters.  The successful Retention Specialist will nurture the customer relationship and acts as a sales enabler to drive re-purchase loyalty toward Nextiva equipment and services. This individual ensures maximum correlation between customer requirements and Nextiva products and/or services to strive for consistent delivery by exceeding customer expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Single point-of-contact for service activities, ensures consistent communication.
  • Urgently identifying and analyzing Customer issues to initiate the escalation/red flag/cancelation/collection processes. 
  • Taking live escalation calls and addressing any potentially negative social media reviews, BBB, or FCC complaints
  • Following up with customers that are no longer going to cancel and ensuring success
  • Manages and coordinates the processing, communication, and implementation of all Customer Service changes, including changes related to customer requests and reconfigurations.
  • Maintains awareness of all service matters including Technical Solutions implementations and activities
  • Coordinates service activities with Nextiva’s Sales and Technical Support teams to ensure all customer needs and expectations are met
  • Ensures compliance levels are met in accordance with all maintenance contracted service level agreements.
  • Identifies, facilitates and ensures effective communication of all technical queries and problem resolution from the customer to company resources.
  • Ensures suitable levels of service personnel and activity during problem resolution
  • Participates in Root Cause Analysis including incident and problem management activities.
  • Ensures that Nextiva’s best practices and methodologies are adhered to on a consistent basis.
  • Participate in occasional weekend on-call roster  

Preferred Experience:

  • 1+ years of Customer-facing phone support
  • Strong practice of empathy, confidence and assertiveness when communicating with Customers
  • High sense of urgency and demonstrated ability to take ownership and meet defined metrics
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation and Customer management skills  
  • Proven experience to deliver and communicate on time
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong cross-departmental relationships 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly-evolving environment  


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