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Entry-Level Customer & Sales Associate-(part-time, Portland,

at The Hertz Corporation in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

General Responsibilities We are Thankful for you! We are looking for Customer Service Associates with a passion to drive customer satisfaction. If this is you and you’re ready for your next destination then you have cruised to the right spot! Apply today and shift your career into drive for tomorrow! How to Drive your future in working with Hertz: Consult customers on Hertz rentals Ensure positive customer experience, making Hertz #1 in car rental company experience Peruse customers on additional services Strong communication and multitasking skills Conduct vehicle service and maintenance to ensure customer satisfaction Have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record Be at least 20 years of age High School diploma or general equivalency diploma required. All employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background screen and drug screen,- (note: the use of marijuana will not be tested as a condition of employment). The Sales & Service Associate is an essential member of the Hertz Local Edition team and is the brand ambassador, providing the fastest, easiest, and most valued experience to our customers. This sales commissioned team member provides world class customer service and professionally and effectively sells Hertz products and services to meet the customer’s travel and insurance replacements needs. This position includes a rewarding compensation and benefits package: $14.00 an hour as your base pay (equals $31,200 annually for full time employees) Overtime hours are compensated at 1.5 times your hourly rate Includes full range of medical, dental, vision, 401K benefits offerings Uncapped monthly sales incentives Potential for top sellers to make over $100K annually Responsibility of a Sales and Service Associate includes: Effectively communicate and offer ancillary products and services to enhance customer’s travel experience. Strong emphasis on selling and revenue maximization on core products such as, but not limited to, options to waive customer’s responsibility of damage, fuel options and vehicle upsells. Achieve personal sales goals while supporting the goals of the team. Work in a fast paced sales environment, providing helpful, quality service and sales, while enhancing the customer’s rental experience. Convert phone shops to reservations and rentals Creating a positive customer service experience by listening to and identifying customer needs Engaging customers in a courteous professional manner and ensuring overall customer satisfaction and service Maximize revenue opportunities with customers by actively soliciting business after every rate quote, addressing/overcoming customer objections to placing a reservation, utilizing various sales techniques as appropriate to obtain every possible booking. Assist customers with various post rental inquiries that involve the rental and billing process. Viewing every customer contact as a sales opportunity and soliciting reservations on customer service calls. Essential Requirements Skills/Experience: Demonstrate good communication skills both written and oral. Communicate in English clearly and proficiently. Candidates fluent in other languages are encouraged to apply. Have the competitive drive and confidence to succeed in a commission-based environment. Work in a fast paced environment with a variety of tasks. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Demonstrate sales, professionalism and interpersonal skills. Show a high level of ownership, accountability and initiative. Show proven experience of working well within a team. Work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays; and work overtime as required. Work outdoors during all weather conditions. Stand for long periods of time. Qualified applicants will have the following: A valid driver’s license with record in good standing Ability to drive and operate vehicles Fluency in English 1-2 years of customer service and sales experience. Physical Requirements: Applicant must possess all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities necessary to complete the responsibilities detailed above. The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: sitting, standing, walking, bending and twisting, climbing, driving, pushing and pulling, speaking, hearing, writing, lifting, typing, filing, seeing, reading and the ability to use a computer, telephone, calculator, copy machine and fax machine. At Hertz, we champion and celebrate a culture of diversity and inclusion. We take affirmative steps to promote employment and advancement opportunities. The endless variety of perspectives, experiences, skills and talents that our employees invest in their work every day represent a significant part of our culture – and our success and reputation as a company. Individuals are encouraged to apply for positions because of the characteristics that make them unique. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Hertz is a drug free workplace. EOE, including disability/veteran

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Job Posting: JC184813107

Posted On: Jun 01, 2021

Updated On: Dec 05, 2021