Online Shopping Assistant -Takealot

Online Shopping Assistant -Takealot

takealot a leading South African online retailer, is looking for highly talented Online Shopping Assistants to join our team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

This position reports to the Customer Service Team Leader

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver timely, accurate and professional customer service.
  • Resolve product or service problems by utilizing your listening skills to clarify our customer’s query; assess any service failure to identify the root-cause and take appropriate action.
  • Communicate with our customers via phone, email and chat.
  • Utilize a variety of software tools to navigate to a resolution.
  • Liaise between internal departments to solve our customer queries.
  • Take ownership of our customers and ensure their needs are met in accordance with being Africa’s most customer-centric company.

Attributes required:

  • Customer-obsessed, able to create a positive customer experience for all contacts
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Ability to interview and interact professionally with internal and external people
  • Ability to approach problems logically and with good judgement to ensure the appropriate customer outcome
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Successfully completed NQF Level 4/Matric/Grade 12
  • Minimum of 6-12 months customer service experience
  • Flexibility to work rotational shifts which includes weekends, public holidays and overnight work.

The Environment:

  • takealot employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is forthright but respectful
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
  • is curious and challenges the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.
  • thinks like an owner of the business.
  • is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING

If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.

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