Customer Support Specialist

Bristol, UK
Come join an award-winning tech business in the heart of Bristol where we’re making the lives of retailers simpler by automating the back office.

Location: Bristol, UK

About the Role:

Within this role we operate with three lines of support. The Customer 1st Support team is the ‘go to’ team for Brightpearl customers, both internal and external, who are looking for assistance with our cloud-based platform in which we serve both retailers and wholesalers.
You will be responsible for diagnosing and resolving customer issues using a combination of technical experience, platform analysis tools and advanced database analysis tools where product knowledge and standard workflows have failed. You will be the core of Brightpearl as we look to achieve a very high level of customer satisfaction.

About You:

We are looking for a support helpdesk agent who has a passion for providing exceptional customer service and web-based technology support, If so, then look no further.  This is an exciting opportunity that combines these two areas.
This role will be a perfect match for you if you pride yourself in delivering excellence, possess fantastic troubleshooting and customer service skills, whilst having the ability to dive deep into a new product to learn it inside out. We’re looking to hire enthusiastic, positive self-starters and go-getters to join our growing team in Bristol, UK.

“Since 2014 Brightpearl have invested in me and provided limitless opportunities for personal growth and new skills. The Support team are a major ‘exporter of talent’ and have seen many of our friends promoted into career paths they may have never thought possible. I am, and always will be, Team Brightpearl!

Andy Wilson – Support Team Lead

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Provide outstanding phone, email, and chat based technical and account services support to our customers in a fast-paced 24×7 environment (expect up to 6 hours of talk/ chat time a day)

  • Provide world class Customer 1st Support to our ever-growing customer base with your unsurpassed customer service and problem solving capabilities

  • Replicate customer reported issues and transfer to a developer report with clear reproduction steps and analysis

  • Ability to recognise severity of issues and react appropriately

  • Ability to work on time sensitive issues and provide timely resolution and clear customer communication

  • Occasional ‘on call’ rota availability for emergency issues outside of normal working hours

  • Feedback to support team colleagues to develop product knowledge and understanding

  • Develop excellent database structure knowledge

  • Decrease incoming volume by striving toward first contact resolution and proactively advising customers on best practices solutions

  • Escalate complex data fixes and summarise the investigation and observations.

  • Ticket creation on Zendesk support system

  • Building successful relationships with our customers, both internal and external

  • Proactively looking to improve our service to customers by being sensitive to their business needs

  • Continuously improving product knowledge using our self-training tools and resources.

Ideally You’ll Have:

  • At least 1 years of experience in a phone based technical support or customer consulting position in a fast paced environment preferred

  • Content generation for help centre documentation

  • Working knowledge of relational databases

  • Stock management and order management experience

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • A team first mindset, with high results, low ego orientation

  • Collaborative and consultative work style

  • Passion for technology and helping businesses succeed

  • Proven problem solver with ability to work under your own initiative

  • Highly motivated, self-directed and well organized

  • Accounting, Finance, Business, or Computer Science degree

  • Experience and knowledge of APIs

  • Good understanding of email protocol (SMTP) and Domain Name Servers (SPF records, CNAME, A records etc.)

  • Experience of online marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon

  • Experience with online shopping carts such as Magento, Shopify, Bigcommerce

  • Experience with products related to accounting, inventory, CRM and sales order processing

  • Good understanding of email protocol (SMTP) and Domain Name Servers (SPF records, CNAME, A records etc.)

  • Technical experience with SAAS platforms

  • Working knowledge of programming

  • Previous experience with web-based software

  • Previous experience with an accounting or bookkeeping package

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we collaborate and learn from each other is core to Brightpearl’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a supportive place to work.