Community Support Representative - Chicago COE

Uber Overview

About Uber

Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it’s heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.

We’re making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we’re doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.

Uber’s positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.

Job Description

About the job

At Uber, providing amazing support that establishes trust for riders and driver partners-our community-is a core feature of our product experience. We invest in it and believe in providing the highest quality service executed in the smartest, most efficient way. Community Support Representatives are all about helping and educating both riders and drivers. We help people resolve their issues and turn unhappy users into our most passionate evangelists. The right candidate is always looking for unique and exciting ways to resolve problems with exceptional support and exceptional communication, ensuring that problems are resolved promptly while developing trustworthy relationships with our community.

What you’ll do

  • Resolve complex problems for customers quickly and with highest quality delivery using various support platforms (email, chat, phone)
  • Be able to learn and master multiple systems (knowledge base and various contact management systems)
  • Communicate quickly and effectively to various levels internally at Uber and externally to users as needed
  • Be a subject matter expert on processes and may help internal Uber CSRs as well as users with complex problem solving
  • Triage urgent issues, escalate to appropriate stakeholders, and drive them to resolution as necessary

What you’ll need

  • Incredible empathy and understanding of both riders and driver partners alike. You will be an advocate for Uber’s users and are passionate about the community experience.
  • Calm under pressure. You have excellent organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks.
  • Curiosity. You love learning how things work and you’re always looking for ways to innovate. You enjoy testing different support strategies and tracking the results.
  • Eloquence. You’re eloquent and able to strike the perfect tone, whether you’re explaining a new policy to riders or drivers, explaining the importance of certain complicated metrics, or responding to support issues over email.
  • Passion. You love Uber. You are driven by helping others and being at the forefront of a highly visible, fast-growing brand.
  • Agility. You can move quickly with care. You embrace change and can absorb new information, often daily, with ease.
  • Exceptional reading comprehension and writing skills. Must be able to connect what users are asking for with answers to their true issues. You read quickly, process information quickly, and respond in writing with the highest level of grammatical excellence.
  • Passion for helping others and creating support experiences that exceed users’ expectations.
  • Exceptional verbal communication skills – must be able to understand complex issues and communicate those issues in simple ways both internally to Uber teams and externally to customers.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and find speedy resolutions.
  • Skills for handling many complex and urgent issues at once to efficiently resolve a large number of inquiries.
  • Must work well in a team environment, contributing to a synergistic work environment where people learn from one another and continuously improve processes on behalf of users.
  • Ability to work weekend and weekly evening shifts are required.
  • Passion for helping others and creating support experiences that exceed users’ expectations.
  • Being an Uber evangelist – you care deeply about the product and getting others excited to ride and partner with Uber.
  • Ability to work in high pressure situations.
  • A bachelor’s degree or college experience preferred. Bachelor’s in business, communications, English or journalism preferred.
  • Support experience in a high-volume environment, including service industries, retail, hospitality or other support environments preferred.
  • Advanced case management experience preferred.
  • Crisis counseling experience preferred.

Perks

Perks

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Smart, engaged co-workers.

Benefits

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement
  • Eight paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Robust paid time off policy; work hard and take time when you need it.

Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.


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