Pearson Call Center Assistant in United States
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
Education, Skills, and Knowledge:
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Must possess excellent customer service skills.
Call center experience is preferred
A very friendly and helpful attitude and the ability to manage simultaneous tasks
Ability to work as a member of a team is required
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent attendance is required
Experience working with a PC and a Windows environment is required
Experience working with a Mac is preferred, but not required
Basic Purpose and Objectives:
Provide exceptional inbound and outbound general and technical support to internal customers by demonstrating a friendly and helpful attitude, promptness, attentiveness, and a focus on resolving issues efficiently on the first contact
Reports to and direction received from:
Scoring Support Shift Supervisors (Primary)
Scoring Support Manager (Secondary)
Overall Functions and Responsibilities:
These positions will include shifts which cover center hours from 7am to 9pm Monday through Friday and 9am and 5pm on Saturday and Sunday
May be required to work a rotating shift schedule and weekends
Responsible for providing accurate answers to internal customer questions or concerns in a courteous, efficient, and customer-service focused manner via phone, email, or chat
Responsible for diagnosis and complete resolution of technical issues in a courteous, efficient, and customer-service focused manner via phone, email or chat using documented solutions
Responsible for calling remote employees in an efficient, courteous, and supportive manner
Serve as an escalation point as needed to the appropriate department for resolution
Responsible for independent and timely resolution of routine issues, and for notifying management of non-routine issues that need immediate attention
Provide complete documentation of issues handled
Responsible for staying current on issues that impact our internal customers and competent by continually referring to and utilizing support resources
Perform other related duties as assigned
Hours may vary or change, depending upon the needs of business
*This will be a remote (work from home) position. Equipment will be provided for this assignment.
What to expect from Pearson
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At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.
We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.
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Job: CUSTOMER SERVICE
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 13905