What is a Customer Service Assistant and how do I become one?

What is a Customer Service Assistant?

A Customer Service Assistant provides assistance to customers, either in a physical store or in an office typically by answering questions, resolving issues, and handling complaints. They may also be responsible for processing orders and handling customer inquiries over the phone, email, or face-to-face.

How do I become a Customer Service Assistant?

To become a Customer Service Assistant, you typically need GCSEs and A'levels or equivalent. Employers will also prefer candidates with strong communication skills and the ability to handle challenging customer situations. Previous experience in a customer service-facing role will also be beneficial.

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You'll receive training in customer service techniques, computer skills, and relevant software, however having the ability to relate and interact well with customers is the most important skill.

Breakroom currently has over 1.000 Customer Service Assistant jobs advertised with employers such as: Mountain Warehouse

It's worth noting that some warehouses and distribution centres may require their team leaders to have a specific certification, such as a forklift certification, which can be obtained through independent or on-the-job training.

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** All reviews, ratings, rankings and job postings are accurate as of the 24th of January 2023

Last updated on 8 February 2023