Sales Specialist

Cogeco Cable - Canada

Our culture lifts you up—there is no ego in the way. Our common purpose? We all want to win for our customers. We aim to always be evolving, dynamic, and ambitious. We believe in the power of genuine connections. Each employee is a part of what makes us unique on the market: agile and dedicated.Time Type:RegularJob Description :In accordance with established procedures, policies and available tools, the Sales Specialist is responsible for handling inbound and outbound calls in a timely and professional manner.  The mandate is to maximize all sales opportunities, resolve customer issues and ensure an optimal level of quality customer service while also proactively seeking sales opportunities through outbound calling. The expectation of this position is that agents are highly driven and consistently working to achieve and exceed their targets. The Sales Specialist thrives on competition and achievement and is determined to be a top performer, who is comfortable taking on challenges, is resilient and can overcome rejection in pursuing sales opportunities.This is a province-wide, remote (work from home) opportunity. RESPONSIBILITIES:Promotes and up-sells products and services with each customer contact for new and existing customers and processes the order.Answers customer phone inquiries. Offers customized solutions and options while responding to questions or problems that are raised by the customer while meeting and/or exceeding departmental quality and sales targets.Highlights the features and benefits of our HSI, Telephony, CATV and Professional Services products and confidently handles competitive issues with an approach that will incite customers to choose Cogeco as their exclusive service provider.Makes all required efforts to retain customers that express their intent to cancel their subscription or downgrade their servicesResponsible for calling various outbound customer lists to maximize sales opportunities to solicit new sales, renew contracts, upsell to existing customers and to follow up with existing and potential customers regularly.Responsible for accurate data input using prescribed applications and processes for all customers’ add, move, and change requests.Resolves billing inquiries and service discrepancies.  Credits and debits customer accounts.  Initiates customer refunds for all systems and submits to supervisor for approval.Assists with other departmental requests as required and performs special projects as assigned.Actively participates in corporate initiated selling skills training as well and new procedural enhancements as part of the position requirements. Efficiently handles, troubleshoots and resolves escalated customer inquiries for all systems.Offers customized solutions and options while responding to questions and problems while demonstrating soft skills.Deals with customers calling to downgrade or disconnect Cogeco services for competitive reasons, perceived value or price, technical or customer service related issues. Works to effectively resolve customer issues, builds value in Cogeco’s products and services by communicating the advantages and benefits over the competition.  In addition, the incumbent will handle all types of Customer calls as required.As part of their work, employees must take all necessary measures to ensure their own health and safety. They must use available personal protective equipment at all times, and comply with all Health & Safety instructions, guidelines, policies and procedures issued by the Company.To support Cogeco’s ultimate goal of providing excellent service to current and potential customers, the incumbent must be constantly attentive and responsive to both external and internal customers’ needs and assist in the resolution of any issues or concerns in a timely and professional manner while ensuring that the solution meets the customer’s needs.This is a province wide (Ontario) opportunity with the option to be a permanent home-based sales agent or hybrid sales agent (mixed schedule of home-based and office-based). ACADEMIC TRAINING:High school diploma required. Post-secondary education preferred WORK EXPERIENCE:Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a sales and customer service environment preferably in the call center industry required. SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Proven customer service skills, superior first call resolution skills.Performance at a high standard and consistently meets all KPI expectations.Demonstrated interpersonal skills with a winning customer service attitude and professional phone and digital communication etiquette. and appropriate  presentation as per our departmental dress code policy and guidelines Detail oriented with the ability to analyse and troubleshoot customer issues.Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and resolve problems independently. Monitors own quality of work.Open to change with a learning attitude towards work and to contribute to teams.Prior inbound / outbound sales and/or telephone sales experience is required. Must have previous experience working PCs and demonstrated navigation abilities within a Windows environment. Experience in google suite applications is preferred.General understanding of broadband, telecom, cable and internet industries is an asset.Flexibility required with respect to hours of work as the incumbent may be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 environment including days, evenings, weekends and general holidays.  Hours of work are subject to change as business needs evolve. You’ll benefit from:Flexibility: yes, we think that what you do matters. At work and at home.Fun: we laugh a lot, it makes every day brighter.Discounted services: we provide amazing services to our clients, and you’ll get them at home, because you deserve them.Rewarding Pay: let’s be honest, everybody likes to make a good salary. We offer attractive compensation packages, and it comes with a great culture. Benefits: we’ve got you covered. Career Evolution: join us and we will give you the tools to achieve your career goals!Technology: you have a passion for technology? Excellent, we do too. Here, you will manage, influence, play, create, fix, and shape the industry.Location :Burlington, ONCompany :Cogeco Connexion IncAt Cogeco, we know that different backgrounds, perspectives, and beliefs can bring critical value to our business. The strength of this diversity enhances our ability to imagine, innovate, and grow as a company. So, we are committed to doing everything in our power to create a more diverse and inclusive world of belonging.By creating a culture where all our colleagues can bring their best selves to work, we’re doing our part to build a more equitable workplace and world. From professional development to personal safety, Cogeco constantly strives to create an environment that welcomes and nurtures all. We make the health and well-being of our colleagues one of our highest priorities, for we know engaged and appreciated employees equate to a better overall experience for our customers.If you need any accommodations to apply or as part of the recruitment process, please contact us confidentially at [email protected]