Customer Support Representative, Chat & Email (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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About thredUP
thredUP is transforming resale with technology and a mission to inspire a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first. By making it easy to buy and sell secondhand, thredUP has become one of the world’s largest resale platforms for women’s and kids’ apparel, shoes and accessories. Sellers love thredUP because we make it easy to clean out their closets and unlock value for themselves or for the charity of their choice while doing good for the planet. Buyers love shopping value, premium and luxury brands all in one place, at up to 90% off estimated retail price. Our proprietary operating platform is the foundation for our managed marketplace and consists of distributed processing infrastructure, proprietary software and systems and data science expertise. In 2018, we extended our platform with thredUP’s Resale-As-A-Service (RaaS), which facilitates modern resale for a number of the world’s leading brands and retailers. thredUP has processed over 125 million unique secondhand items from 35,000 brands across 100 categories. By extending the life cycle of clothing, thredUP is changing the way consumers shop and ushering in a more sustainable future for the fashion industry.

How You Will Make An Impact 
thredUP is expanding our customer support team to Scottsdale, AZ and we’re seeking bright, articulate, detail-oriented candidates with a desire to help us exceed our customers’ expectations. Our Customer Support team plays a critical role in delighting our customers through delivering timely, accurate and professional customer service.

This vital position requires an action-oriented, flexible problem-solver who will assist customers with their orders and returns as well as with any bag processing questions from our sellers. Customer Support Representatives communicate with our customers via mobile and web chat. You will utilize a variety of software tools to navigate customer accounts, research and review policies and communicate effective solutions in a fun, and fast paced environment.

This role operates on a 4 day work week, working 10 hours per day.

This position is currently remote with the expectation to come onsite 4 days out of the month.

We have a transparent and streamlined hiring process that can typically be completed in one to two weeks from the initial phone screen.

In This Role You’ll Get To:

  • Conferring with customers via chat & email
  • Investigating and/or adjusting any transactional issues regarding bag processing and payouts, merchandise listings, orders and order returns, and other business processes/services
  • Work with other members of the team to meet individual and collective goals for high productivity, low customer dissatisfaction rate, low total ticket resolution time, and appropriate first response time.
  • Maintains updated knowledge of various marketing/promotional strategies offered our customers
  • Identifying ways to improve processes and the customer experience, surfacing problems early to Team Managers and being creative in proposing solutions.
  • Participate in the completion of production goals and special projects.
  • Maintaining a cooperative and constructive attitude and spirit, especially during hard days and conversations

What We’re Looking For:

  • Has 1+ years customer service experience, communicating with customers via chat and email
  • Knowledge of product categories, pricing, delivery times and methods.
  • Knowledge of CS software and proficient using Google Suite, smartphone applications or similar experience
  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Will be an integral player in thredUP’s story and business, and will contribute to its success by creating amazing thredUP’s customer experience
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable with the ever-changing requirements of the #startuplife
  • Has a “let’s do this NOW” attitude and is not afraid to step up and handle the tough stuff
  • Composes professional and heartfelt responses. You may or may not have written an essay for a professor lately, but with your writing skills, you’d get an A+
  • Burst of good energy needed to push through the tough days alongside their team
  • Is tech-savvy and able to quickly navigate web/mobile applications to perform the job
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

What We Offer:
- Employee stock purchase plan
- Medical, dental, vision, 401k, life and disability insurance offered
- We live by our Core Values of Transparency, SpeakingUP, Thinking Big, Infinite Learning, Influencing Outcomes & Seeking the Truth 
- Voted “50 Most Innovative Companies of 2020”
- RaaS - Finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards 2021
- 2021 FORTUNE Change the World Finalist

We believe diversity, inclusion and belonging is key for our team.
At thredUP, our mission has been built on extending the lives of millions of unique clothing items. Much like our inventory, we are proud to have fostered a workplace that is one-of-a-kind. As a company focused on diversity, inclusion and belonging, we are committed to ensuring our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work every day. A unique perspective is critical to solving complex problems and inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. Be you. 

More Information on thredUP
thredUP operates in the Fashion industry. The company is located in Oakland, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, Vernon Hills, IL, Duluth, GA and Mechanicsburg, PA. thredUP was founded in 2009. It has 719 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 8 open jobs at thredUP, click here.
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