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Part-Time Call Handler

Business Development Centre

9.50 per hour and Flexible 20hrs a week
9.50 per hour and Flexible 20hrs a week
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Job description

Due to our ongoing success, we have an exciting opportunity for a Central Switchboard Operator to join our fantastic team at our Head Office in Team Valley, Gateshead!

This is a part time, permanent role where you will be working 20 hours per week on a set shift pattern.

The shift pattern is: Week 1, you will need to be able to work Tuesday 8.30am - 5.30pm, Wednesday 2pm - 7pm and Saturday 10am - 5pm. Week 2, you will be required to work Monday 8.30am - 5.30pm, Wednesday 10am - 5pm and Friday 9am - 2pm.

We are offering a hourly rate of £9.50 per hour plus benefits!

Like us, you will understand that delivering an outstanding customer experience in an efficient manner is a top priority. Our Switchboard Operators answer all incoming calls from external customers, as well as those from internal colleagues. As an operator, you will likely be the first point of contact for many of our customers, therefore, you must have an excellent telephone manner and some experience in customer service. You must ensure the call is correctly qualified so you can redirect the caller to the right dealership, hence you will need to be precise and accurate in your work and have good IT skills. The department can take up to 15,000 calls per day, and so the Switchboard Operator must ultimately be comfortable in our fast-paced environment, using the skills and knowledge gained in their extensive training to direct our customers quickly and efficiently.

We want to hear from you if you consider yourself to be a committed, driven individual who thrives in a busy, fast-paced environment with an excellent telephone manner and customer service skills. Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

But why should you choose us?

- Possibilities for promotion and progression within the role and the company
-A company rewards scheme offering cashback and discounts on your everyday shopping, as well as the luxuries
-A share incentive scheme
-Free parking onsite
-Discounted car purchase available exclusively to colleagues
-Ongoing training and support from management
-A great location on Team Valley Trading Estate with excellent public transport links

Why not kick start your career in the motor trade with the 5th largest motor retailer in the UK? Come and join us as a Switchboard Operator by applying today!


  • Vertu Reward Scheme
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity
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Fifth Avenue Business Park
Team Valley
, Gateshead
, Tyne and Wear
, NE11 0XA