U.S. Storage Centers

Sales Center Representative

US-CA-Corona
2 months ago
ID
2017-1283
Corona
92883
Category
Operations
Type
Regular Part-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

Job Title:                              Sales Center Representative
Reports To:                          Sales Center Manager

Direct Reports:                    None

Department:                        Sales Center/Operations

Location:                              Corona, CA 92883

FSLA Status:                        Non-Exempt

Position Status:                   Part-Time (up to 30 hours per week)

Working Schedule:              9:00AM-7:00PM – flexible hours/ subject to change / weekend availability required

Salary Range:                      $11 to $12 per hour

Travel:                                  None                   

 

To apply, please submit resume application to: https://careers-usstorage.icims.com/jobs/ 

 

About US Storage Centers

Westport Properties manages US Storage Centers (“USSC”) which is a top 10 Self Storage Management company in the country with over 120 properties and operating in multi-states under management with over 20 million rentable square feet.  Founded in 1985, we have built a premier management platform in the industry. Since its inception, USSC has helped thousands of its customers organize their lives by delivering convenient and affordable self-storage solutions.

 

We are seeking to fill open positions available in our Sales Center:

  • Sales Center Representative (part-time): salary range $11 to $12 per hour

 

The open position is a part-time position in our Sales Center as a Sales Center Representative working with an opportunity for advancement with one of the leading providers of self-storage in the United States. The qualified candidates would be an energetic, outgoing, self-starter, who has excellent sales, marketing and customer service skills.

 

This position contributes to facility profitability by developing and maintaining mutually beneficial business relationships and being committed to customer satisfaction.   The main function of this position is to serve customers by answering inbound calls to reserve or hold storage units, answer inquiries, resolve problems, fulfill requests and maintain databases.

 

Key Essential Functions & Area of Responsibilities

  • Provides outstanding customer service including assessing and resolving customer problems and professionally handling telephone inquiries
  • Sets reservations and holds by working with customer’s needs/demands
  • Answers inquiries by clarifying desired information; researching, locating, and providing information
  • Resolves problems by clarifying issues; researching and exploring answers and alternative solutions; implementing solutions; escalating unresolved problems
  • Fulfills requests by clarifying desired information; forwarding requests to facility/management appropriately
  • Assists customers with any technical issues experienced with website
  • Maintains call center database by entering information into company programs
  • Effectively communicates with management and fellow associates
  • Regular worksite attendance is required for this position in accordance with Company’s Attendance Policy
  • Other Duties As Assigned
  • Periodic special projects and duties may be assigned based on Company need and requirements

 

 Qualifications Required

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to ask probing questions, understand concerns, and overcome objections
  • Possess the eagerness and work ethics to succeed in a customer service environment; a motivated self-starter
  • Possess a professional and friendly attitude and be able to quickly develop a rapport with customers over the phone
  • Ability to learn and navigate new software
  • Ability to type 30 wpm+
  • Previous telesales experience a plus, but not required
  • Prior Call Center experience preferred but not required
  • Retail sales and marketing experience is preferred but not required
  • Successful record of accomplishment of sales and marketing skills in the self-storage or retail industry is preferred but not required
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail

 

Core Competencies:

  • General office and telephone skills are required
  • Basic Computer Skills are required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Proactive, self-starter, goal oriented and ability to work independently
  • Maintain a positive attitude and composure in an Accountant role
  • Collaborative Team Player
  • Must maintain and hold a valid State Driver’s License (if driving for Company business for the role)
  • Uphold Company’s Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values

Education

  • High School Diploma is required
  • Some college is preferred

 

Physical Demands

  • Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 50% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours per day
  • Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
  • Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with clients who have inquiries about their storage accounts, billing invoice or other related account matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, facility objects near and far
  • Climb: ascends/descends on stairway to get to office on 2nd floor

 

Work Environment

  • Regular professional, office business setting
  • Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
  • Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)

 

Benefits for Part-Time Employees

  • Paid Sick Time (CA only)
  • 401(k) Eligibility
  • Recognition of Hard Work and Exemplary Performance
  • Clean, Air Conditioned, Friendly Working Environment 
  • Future full-time status potential depending on performance and company growth 

 

About Us 

Westport Properties, Inc. is a parent company of US Storage Centers (USSC) which provides at-will, equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability or genetics. Furthermore, Westport Properties, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment and discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in compliance with federal, state and applicable local laws governing employment and labor law in every location in which the company conducts business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Disclaimer

All Employees must pass a post-offer, pre-hire background screening which includes a multi-state criminal check and DMV Records in accordance with federal protected FCRA/FACTA Requirements for Investigative Consumer Reports, CA ICRA and other state mandated requirements for employment purposes. Furthermore, this job description is subject to change at any time. Nothing in this job description is meant to guarantee employment status and/or position. This job description neither restricts nor prevents management’s right to assign and/or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time of the essential functions. It does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be subsequently assigned.

 

Essential Job Function for Reasonable Work Accommodation

According to the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), employees must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation. The Company will provide reasonable work accommodations to allow the employee to perform their essential job functions and duties as detailed above.

 

 

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