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Customer Service Specialist
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We’re empowering people to FeelGood about their money.
We’re been on this journey since 2004, when we built the first ever peer-to-peer lending company to give people access to simpler, better-value loans and investments. When it comes to money, we think everyone deserves a fair deal, so since we launched, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of customers to take the stress out of money by building our business on honesty, transparency and trust.
Our journey’s always evolving and we’re now launching a bank. But a different type of bank – one that empowers its customers to take control of their finances and FeelGood about their money.
If you embrace being challenged beyond the norm, aren’t afraid to think differently and are motivated by working somewhere you can really make an impact, you’ll love life here at Zopa.
Our excellent customer service and the great rates we offer have won us loads of awards. Money Supermarket named us their 'Best Personal Loans Provider' for 2016 and we were voted 'Most Trusted Loan Provider' for the 7th consecutive year by consumers in the Moneywise Customer Service Awards, as well as 'Most Trusted P2P Platform'.
We are very proud of the level of customer service that we provide and are looking for an equally enthusiastic customer service whiz to join the team 5 days a week.
The role is based in our offices in London Bridge. This role operates a shift pattern covering 37.5 hours through Monday to Sunday.
This role will be a remote home-based role while our offices are closed due to COVID.
As a Customer Service Specialist, you will be interacting with both prospective and existing customers daily via Phone, Email and Live Chat, helping to solve queries regarding new loan applications, existing loan management and new and existing Investments queries.
We’re looking for a natural problem-solver with the ability to relay information clearly to ensure the best possible customer experience. This is an excellent career opportunity for someone with an optimistic proactive approach paired with a real passion for providing a first-rate customer journey. You will join a supportive and sociable team and this is a great starting point for someone who has a keen interest in the world of FinTech.
A day in the life:
Answer calls and emails from potential and existing borrowers and potential and existing investors/lenders
Provide information on products, service and process
Resolve any queries and update systems and accounts accordingly
Actioning customer requests – settlement figures, change of name, change of address, change DD details, taking payments etc
Talk existing and potential customers through the new loan application journey
Administration duties such as customer letters, other departmental requests on customers’ accounts, customer call backs
Build relationships with customers to mitigate complaints and demonstrate a clear understanding of their needs
Helping new Investors with the account opening process and educating them on product offerings and services
You will remain flexible to perform ad-hoc tasks as and when required by the business.
We are looking for great communication skills, experience in customer services gained within financial services, the ability to demonstrate initiative and the ability to manage administration tasks accurately whilst providing a high level of customer service
You understand the importance of treating customers fairly and hold a track record for going the extra mile to ensure that the customer feels valued
You have the confidence, patience and flexibility necessary to connect with a wide range of people and adapt effectively in a fast-paced environment.
You can think on your feet and communicate effectively, asking clarifying questions and offering simple explanations to complex issues
Alongside your natural rapport-building talents, you are a fast learner with an exceptionally high attention to detail and can adapt efficiently to new concepts and systems.
You look forward to contributing positively to the team dynamic and hitting the ground running in true Zopian style
You will be confident in Excel, educated to at least A-Level standard & hold a grade C or above in Maths and English GCSE.
To thrive here, you’ll need to:
Champion our customers
. Whatever your role, you’ll be close to our customers. We care passionately about doing the best for them.
Help us make fearless choices.
Our environment is fast-paced, agile and open. You’ll solve interesting and challenging problems, and be trusted and empowered to bring your ideas to life.
Walk the talk.
Like us, you’ll be honest, stick to your promises and face the tough moments head-on.
You’ll be always on the lookout for a better way of doing things, going beyond ‘good enough’ and welcoming different points of view.
Be in it together.
You’ll join an ambitious, diverse and all-round approachable team with a mix of ideas and talents who inspire each other to be better every day.
Zopa is proud to offer a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to great products and unique company culture. We simply can’t expect to empower our customers to better manage their money without challenging the current status quo. Creating the best place for money is no easy task, which is why we need talent from all walks of life.
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