Spanish Bilingual Customer Service Representative (Home Based Work)

Location
Work From Home
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 04, 2020
Closes
Jan 03, 2021
Ref
77974927#GIJ--Allstate.1
Category
Customer Service
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

 

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Schedule and Compensation

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR CALIFORNIA, HAWAII, ALASKA, PUERTO RICO, AND NEW YORK RESIDENTS.

 

Start Date: January 21, 2021

 

Training (Approx 6 weeks): 10:00 am to 6:30 pm EST Monday - Friday
Transition and Production Schedule: 3:30 pm EST to 12:00 am EST on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday. 12:00 pm EST to 8:30 pm on Saturday.

Off Thursday and Sunday

 

Base Salary:
$31,200 annual / $15.00 per hour (depending on scheduled hours a shift differential may apply)
 

Job Description

 The Customer Contact Center is growing our Virtual workforce and we are looking for customer-centric, charismatic, talented individuals who thrive in a collaborative and challenging environment. Customer Service is committed to delivering an effortless, efficient and personalized customer experience.
 
It is Allstate's goal to support our customers how, when and where they want to be served.  The Customer Contact Center provides service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. As a result, it is critical that all our team members can commit to a flexible work schedule that includes weekends and holidays.  Schedules are subject to change due to business need. Evening and Saturday hours are required.
 
We have very targeted service and sales goals to drive excellence in our interaction with our customers to drive consistent customer satisfaction.  Signing up new customers and servicing existing customers will be in scope for this position. The  Customer Insurance Representative is an extension of our Allstate Agencies and Allstate.com. 
 
In this role you will create an exceptional customer experience through handling inbound customer service calls and internal call transfers for cross sale opportunities, which contributes to improved customer satisfaction and retention. Allstate will support maintaining Insurance license to include continuing education requirements.
  

Key Responsibilities

  • Support our Customers by delivering an effortless and personalized experience
  • Active listening, showing interest, compassion and displaying empathy for the customer.
  • Proactively identify and act on additional protection opportunities to promote policy growth and improve customer retention, applying effective selling and influencing techniques.
  • Demonstrate accuracy in processing changes to customer policies based on the information provided.
  • Ensure first call resolution and customer satisfaction on all transactions.
  • Answer customer inquiries that require an agent's license on coverages, limits and deductibles and review customer policies, discuss options and update customer policy records.
  • Work in a dynamic “virtual’ environment 
  • Ensure internet service and connections are in working order at all times
  • Be proficient in multi-tasking on the computer, phone and chat rooms to support customer requests. 
  • Be available, present and actively ready to receive calls without distractions

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Spanish Bilingual fluency required
  • Minimum of 1 year customer service experience
  • Previous call center experience a plus
  • Flexibility with changes to business requirements (ie: shift and weekend work schedules)
  • Excellent listening and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills including keyboard proficiency
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot at home technical issues
  • Experience in work from home environment a plus

Working Environment

We are committed to leveraging technology to enable home based work in combination with our traditional call centers.  Qualified candidates will need a dedicated work space and must meet internet access standards for consideration.  As a commitment to our customer and employee experience hardware is provided (computer and peripherals)

Standard Technical Requirements

  • Home Internet service must be stable.
  • 50 Mbps Download and 5 Mbps upload internet service packages
  • Access to hardwire (plug-in) ethernet/network cable to your modem/router during your shift. 
  • Wifi connection is not allowed
  • Cannot use satellite, hotspots, MIFI devices, wireless AC wall plug-in extenders, repeaters, boosters and/or pods
  • Space for Desktop equipment and 2 monitors – Allstate will provide all equipment

Information Security requirements

  • Minimum Requirements – (summary, not all inclusive)
  • Established or Dedicated Work area at home, ensuring:
    • No one can see your screens, keyboards or Allstate documents
    • Area is located where no one can overhear your conversations
    • Free from potential hazards affecting equipment (e.g. pets, plants, water, etc.)
    • Workspace is not vulerable to theft
    • Free from distractions

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

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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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

 

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