AMAZON Seasonal Work From Home Customer Service




Virtual, South Africa

Job Tittle: Home Customer Service

Pay Rate: R 67.35 per hour

Location: Work from home inSouth Africa (Western Province, Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, Eastern Cape, Free State, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Northern Cape and North West)

Our mission at Amazon is to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, and our award-winning Customer Service team is a key part of achieving that goal. Doing our best for our customers is where we get our energy, and that’s why you’ll find we approach things differently here. You won’t be asked to read from a script or learn dialogue by heart. Instead we’ll provide you with the training you need to problem solve for our customers. You’ll bring your unique personality to every customer conversation and deliver the exceptional support experience our customers love.


What will you do as a Customer Service Associate?

As an Amazon Customer Service Associate, you have a very clear purpose: to prevent issues, solve queries, and delight our customers. You’ll be the first point of contact for our North American and UK customers by answering their requests through phone, chat and/or email – this includes everything from order and product questions to payment matters and website guidance. Our Customer Service Associates use a variety of tools to navigate, research, and review solutions, and communicate effectively with customers.

What are your hours?

This role requires working variable hours to match when customers need us most. You will work overnight/day /late shifts and your work week is a minimum of 40 hours for example: 4x10hrs or 5x8hrs. In order to match our customer demand, we schedule based on a variety of different shift patterns operating 24 hours Sunday to Monday. You will receive your work schedule at least 2 weeks in advance and your shifts may change every couple of weeks. You may be required to work national holidays and will be compensated accordingly. You will learn more about your exact schedule closer to your start date.


What qualifications do we need from you?

Minimum age: 18 years old

Have the right to work in South Africa

We require candidates to have completed an NQF Level 4 qualification or a Grade 12 qualification or higher. An overall minimum of 50% is required, as well as a minimum of 50% in English

Strong communication skills in English (both written and oral fluency)

Experience working with a computer

The availability to work varying shifts from Monday to Sunday operating within 24 hours

Willingness and ability to work in rotating shifts (i.e. early, late, overnight, weekend, and overtime as required)

You’ll need a quiet, distraction free work space (dedicated office space with a desk and chair)

From a technical perspective, a minimum 20Mbps and upload speed of 20Mbps (ADSL/LTE/WIFI/AirFiber) lines are not eligible for this role. Please make sure the address on your statement matches the address on your profile where you will be staying and working from.

What experience is required?

1+ years’experience in an inbound Customer Service associate role, in a BPO or a contact center supporting phone calls (Preferred), and/or

1+ years’experience in an high-end retail Customer Service environment

What strengths will you bring?

Hard-working, articulate, and detail-oriented

Friendly and customer-focused in every situation

Ability to learn quickly and embrace change

Comfortable multi-tasking in a high-energy environment.

What benefits will you receive?

You’ll receive training and be provided with a complete equipment package when you join. Additionally, we offer a number of benefits, including:

  • Internet allowance
  • Amazon employee discount
  • Expert training and ongoing opportunities to learn more and develop your skills
  • If this role sounds like it’s for you, then click on the link below to start the application process!
  • You’ll need to allow 3 hours to complete the full application, including assessments which will evaluate your suitability for the role. We recommend using a laptop/desktop computer in order to get the best experience (The assessment is not compatible with a mobile device). You will have the option to save your application between each stage of the application process and return to it if necessary, but we strongly advise you to complete the process in one sitting where possible.If successful, we will contact you about next steps!
  • Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

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