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German-speaking Technical Customer Account Specialist - Ref: 18298

  • Location: London - Enfield London
  • Salary: Up to £30k
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: German
  • Categories: Customer Services


Your New Job Title:  German-speaking Technical Customer Account Specialist
The Skills you'll need each day: 
Technical support experience, Fluent in both English and German at a technical level.
Your New Salary: 
- Up to £30k annual salary, depending on experience
- 22 days’ holiday increasing according to length of service
- Work place pension scheme (after 3 months)
- Healthshield (after successful completion of probation period)
- Childcare Vouchers (after successful completion of probation period)
- Profit Share (after completion of full financial year – 1st July-30th June)
Status: Permanent
37.5 hours per week worked Monday-Friday 7.5 hours per day.
Location: North London
What you'll be doing each day:
· Answer customers' questions, both technical and service related, and resolve concerns in a timely manner (within 24 hours whenever possible) via telephone, e-mail, online, etc.
· Make proactive contact with target customers on regular basis. Provide support for both target and non-target customer accounts as needed.
· Update target accounts about upcoming product releases.
· Advocate on behalf of target customers for issues, enhancements and defects.
· Provide virtual training as necessary.
· Act as liaison between customer and internal groups as necessary.
· Ensure all customer communication and activities are logged.
· Follow up with customers as necessary to ensure their issues have been resolved.
· Generate FAQ's for our customer knowledge base.
· Understand products serviced and systems used.
· Deep understanding of the technical environment in which databases are used.
· Experience with technical support of products preferred
The skills you need to succeed:
- A minimum of 6 months’ working in a technical support role;
- Understanding of supporting online products and/or computers;
- Fluent in both English and German at a technical level;
- Strong customer service focus;
- Excellent communicator;
- Impeccable attention to detail and accuracy of work;
- Problem solver and able to use own initiative;
- Responsive and quick to learn and update knowledge;
- Team player;
- Self-starter and able to manage and prioritise own workload
- A formal IT qualification would be desirable

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