Providing help and advice to customers using your organisation's products or services.
Communicating courteously with customers by telephone, email, letter and face-to-face.
Investigating and solving customers' problems, which may be complex or long-standing problems that have been passed on by customer service assistants.
Handling customer complaints or any major incidents, such as a security issue or a customer being taken ill.
Issuing refunds or compensation to customers.
Keeping accurate records of discussions or correspondence with customers.
Producing written information for customers, often involving use of computer packages and software.
Writing reports analysing the customer service that your organisation provides
Developing feedback or complaints procedures for customers to use.
Improving customer service procedures, policies and standards for your organisation or department.
Meeting with other managers to discuss possible improvements to customer service
Involvement in staff recruitment and appraisals.
Training staff to deliver a high standard of customer service.
Leading or supervising a team of customer service staff.
Learning about your organisation's products or services and keeping up to date with changes.