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Customer Service Assistant

Location: Sherborne

Type: Temp to Perm

Pay: £9.00

Sector: Commercial, Admin & HR

Reference: RB22063

Expiry: None

Consultant: Kate Ring

Office: Yeovil


Customer Service Assistant


£9.00 per hour

37.5 hours per week

Temp – Perm Role


Summary of Position:

You will be responsible for the processing of all orders received to ensure that the customers receive a fast, friendly and effective service that they expect from us. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately process customers’ orders onto spreadsheets, ensuring all details are recorded.
  • Transfer orders onto the relevant supplier’s spreadsheet/website so the manufacturers can begin processing the orders.
  • Should there be a delay with a order, liaise with the customer.
  • Where they are available, find and send the tracking details of orders so customers are aware of their delivery dates.
  • Liaise with the courier daily to ensure that our stock is dispatched promptly.
  • Liaise with the Buying Team for all stock issues, for example, reordering requests giving as much notice as possible when stock is low on any item.
  • Answer the phone to customers that ring through to query delivery dates.
  • Periodically review supplier spreadsheets to ensure that customers have been contacted and there are no stock issues.
  • Arrange delivery of orders directly with the customers placing them with on the delivery system where necessary or contact the customers and transfer calls to the supplier.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Manager to assist in the smooth running of the Team.

Key Competencies

  • Proven customer support experience
  • Strong phone contact handling skills and active listening
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Computer Skills


  • Ability to communicate orally with customers, management, and co-workers is crucial.


The Red Berry team always review and process job applications swiftly as possible. However due to the high volume of CVs that we receive online, we regrettably are not always able to respond to every applicant individually. If you’ve not heard from us within 7 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful

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