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Technical Customer Service Representative

Job description

BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been  recognized numerous times  for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

BigCommerce , named a 2021 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is seeking a Technical Customer Service Representative for our Customer Success Services (CSS) Team. As a Technical Customer Service Representative, you will be responsible for supporting, providing value to, and powering the growth of merchants using the world’s best, and most successful, eCommerce platform for growing businesses.  You will educate customers on various platform features, troubleshoot technical issues, and enable merchants to sell more.

What You Will Do

  • Provide outstanding phone, email, and chat-based technical support to our customers in a fast-paced environment (expect up to 7.5 hours of talk/chat time a day)
  • Provide extraordinary support to our ever-growing merchant base with your unsurpassed customer service and problem solving capabilities
  • Develop solutions and utilize standard operating procedures for improving customer satisfaction and creating lifelong promoters of our brand
  • Communicate with the management team and developers to improve product functionality and resolve issues
  • Decrease incoming volume by striving toward first contact resolution and proactively onboarding and advising customers on ecommerce best practices
  • Assist customers with common billing, invoice, and account issues
  • Utilize classroom, video, and self-paced training to stay ahead of product advancements and ecommerce best practices; utilize your knowledge to solve problems efficiently
  • Display high levels of professionalism in recurring interactions with departments inside and outside of the CSS organization 

Who You Are

  • A work ethic that demonstrates dedication to the company, its mission, and the team; a desire to work in a culture of excellence
  • Experience in a customer-facing, service-oriented role is required; experience in a phone, email, or chat-based technical support or customer service contact center preferred
  • Exceptional ability to utilize self-service resources (internal guides, Google-fu, external service portals, etc) to find solutions is required
  • Strong aptitude toward various web, eCommerce, and hosting technologies and how they work together
  • Exceptional critical thinking and soft skills with a passion for getting every customer on the path to success using thoughtful solutions that best fit each situation
  • Team player interested in growing and competing alongside some of the best technical support agents in the business; willingness to help and seek help from peers
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; an ability to communicate effectively with and deescalate frustrated or upset customers without taking it personally
  • Ability to read or edit within at least one web language (HTML, CSS, Javascript, Jquery, etc), as well as a basic understanding of data structures, is preferred

Additional Requirements:

  • We have a variety of schedules available and will include evenings, weekends, and holidays 

This description is intended to serve as a summary of key duties and responsibilities and may not contain a comprehensive list of activities .

 BigCommerce Benefits:

  • 15 days PTO plus paid sick time for hourly employees
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Paid parental leave
  • 5 days newborn child sick leave
  • Flexible parental return-to-work
  • Adoption assistance 
  • Fully stocked kitchens

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
 
Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at  https://careers.bigcommerce.com .

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