customer services assistant in durham

15 May 2019
amanda white, randstad business support
job type
£ 9 per hour
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durham, north east
customer services
sub specialism
Customer Service
job type
working hours
£ 9 per hour
reference number
amanda white, randstad business support
0191 2339313
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job description

Customer Services Assistant
Temporary Position: 3 days per week
First Phase: Start ASAP to end June 2019
Second Phase: Start 12th August to 31 October 2019
£9 per hour
About The Great Run Company (TGRC)
The Great Run Company specialise in the development, design and organisation and rights management of mass participation televised sports events. From its flagship event, the Great North Run, the company has grown and developed and now owns over 30 large scale sports events in running, swimming, cycling and street athletics. The events see over 250,000 participants taking part each year, securing over 25 hours of live television and performances from some of the world's best athletes.
Job Role
We are looking for a Customer Services Assistant to join our established team during our busy period. The main responsibilities will be to deal with customer queries via email and telephone and provide administrative support to the Customer Services and Charity teams.
Main duties and responsibilities
* Reception duties including answering the doorbell, greeting guests and keeping reception area tidy
* Managing the post including opening and distributing post
* Sort and frank all outbound mail
* Dealing with merchandise exchanges
* Contacting charities for GNR magazine details
* Dealing with all post-race queries and handling any lost property.
* Assist the department with other admin duties as required
Skills and Experience
* Practical work experience in a similar role
* Confident with strong communication skills
* Proven organisational skills
* Experience of working to and meeting tight deadlines
* Good written skills
* General IT skills using Microsoft Office
* Attention to detail
Additional Information
* Some travel may be required to attend events at weekends.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.