Customer Service Executive

Job Title: Customer Service Executive (Maternity Cover)

Salary: £22,000 to £25,000 per annum

Location: Brentwood, Essex (Office Based)

Job Type: Full Time, Fixed term contract (How long) – 12 months with a view for extension/become permanent with team growth


We're a recycling and waste management broker that isn't afraid to do things differently. From hospitality to healthcare, we work with companies spanning a range of different sectors, offering a fresh, new perspective on long-standing waste management problems helping them to become an environmental leader in their sector.

At Zest Recycle, it all starts with collaboration. To us, partnerships with our customers are everything, and therefore key to our success are professional and customer-oriented employees who take pride in the service they offer to our customers and enjoy being part of a committed team.

About the role:

The Customer Service Executive role is to provide the highest quality customer service to new, existing and prospective customers. This role also provides general administrative duties, research, quote preparation and carrying out other duties that allow the sales team to focus on selling and the Account Managers to support the accounts.

To ensure a business wide best practice, and knowledge sharing culture is actively embraced.

Key Responsibilities:

Handle routine telephone and email enquiries including processing orders via Weighsoft with supervision or direction as required from Senior CSE or Head of Operations
Escalate unusual or complex telephone and email enquiries
Record customer queries and complaints using Case Logs in Weighsoft
Update and amend service schedules
Liaise with service providers over day-to-day operations
Liaise with the Finance department, customers and suppliers to resolve invoice queries and seek supervision as required
Prepare quotations with direction from the Head of Operations and Account Managers
Source solutions for new waste streams with direction from the Head of Operations
Liaise with relevant individuals re new enquiries/orders to be fulfilled
Under the direction of the Head of Operations, research new solutions to different customer requests
Fulfil customers' administrative processes which may include attendance at sites to assist with planning meetings
Set up new supplier accounts
Liaise with Account Managers and Account Directors for advice and support on client accounts
Supporting Month-end invoice process ensuring supplier information is obtained on time (e.g. weights)About you:

Experience of sales or customer services in an office-based environment.
Previous office administration and excellent organizational skills. Experienced in working with senior individuals.
Experience of working in an extremely busy, fast paced and demanding environment.
Excellent PC literacy with an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
The individual must be a self-starter who demonstrates initiative and can be pro-active. The ability to multi-task is also essential.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal that enables the individual to quickly establish respect within the team.
The individual must be able to plan and be able to organise themselves so that they can balance the needs and priorities of the different areas of the role.
Willingness and aptitude to grow the role to take on new challenges.Benefits:

As part of the Zest Team, you will receive:

A competitive salary
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Employee of the Month/Monthly Star Award programme
Free parking on-site
Active company social programmeAre you ready to become part of our team of dedicated individuals who collectively ensure the success of Zest Recycling and set us apart from our competitors? If so, please hit the APPLY button to get started!

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of: Customer Services Administrator, Customer Service Representative, Customer Support, Client Service, Sales Support, Customer Service Consultant, Customer Service Administrator, Business Support, Office Administrator and Administrative may also be considered for this role will be considered for this role