Contact Experience Agent (Bilingual)

Austin, TX
Inside Sales
Full-time
$16.00 an Hour

Do you like helping people?  Do you want the opportunity to develop your skills and move up the ranks?  Are you interested in joining a fast-growing start-up that has been named a Best Place to Work by the Austin Business Journal fours years in a row?
 
Joining The Zebra as a Contact Experience Agent, you’ll be supporting our Sales Agency by directly interacting with our customers to answer their inquiries and deliver the absolute best contact experience possible.

This is an entry-level position that will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to advance into a Licensed Sales Agent position.  

What You'll Do:


    • You’ll be the first point of contact for our customers that visit our website, www.thezebra.com.  As a Contact Experience Agent, you’ll use your skills to assist our customers and collect any required information to ensure their experience with The Zebra is a positive one.  In addition you’ll be responsible for the following:

      Triaging customers based on their request to ensure they will be speaking to the most appropriate person to address their individual needs.
      Making outbound calls to follow-up on customer requests, collect payments, or obtain information required for individual policies.
      Tracking customer requests and make recommendations to enhance the customer experience
      Supporting our Sales and Services departments
    • Handling New Business checks daily
    • Handling Payment Line calls accordingly
    • Handling Service overflow calls accordingly
    • Miscellaneous offline duties as required

What Will Impress Us:


    • Our ideal candidate possesses a genuine desire to help others honestly and enjoys frequent interaction with customers and co-workers alike, is a quick learner, and has the motivation to grow within our company.  In addition we’d love to see:
    • Prior experience with Customer Service or Sales, either on the phone or face to face.
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
    • Ability to work from home at least 66% of the time
    • An interest in learning about insurance.
    • The ability to obtain a P&C license by passing a licensing exam and meeting the Texas Department of Insurance background requirements.
    • The willingness and ability to work within the organization to further optimize our user experience.
    • The ability to both give and receive constructive feedback.
    • A desire to learn about, understand and support The Zebra’s user experience, and
    • Working knowledge of Excel or Google Sheets

Perks:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Health, dental, & vision benefits
    • Working with a small team of passionate, collaborative and engaged people
    • Stock options
    • Wellness perk or monthly home maid service
    • Work / Life Balance culture
About The Zebra:

The Zebra is the most comprehensive online car insurance comparison platform in the U.S. Since 2012, the company has brought transparency and simplicity to car insurance shopping — “car insurance in black and white.” The Zebra compares over 200 car insurance companies, and with its real-time, side-by-side quote comparison tool, drivers can easily and quickly find the coverage, service level, and pricing to suit their unique needs.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, The Zebra has garnered the attention and investment of some of the nation’s top venture capitalists, and the company’s success has been profiled in publications like Inc., Time, Forbes, and TechCrunch. Austin Business Journal named The Zebra a Best Place to Work in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. Austin American-Statesman also awarded The Zebra as a Top Workplace in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

The Zebra is aiming to grow our fantastic team to add to our dynamic culture and continue building on our success. Working at The Zebra means never being bored, always being challenged, and supporting one another. We’re a happy, hardworking group, and we’re eager to add “new stripes” who share those values.

The Zebra is an equal opportunity employer and “at will” company.

As part of our dedication to maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce, The Zebra provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Zebra complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. 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.

The Zebra expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Zebra's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

**No external recruiters or agents, please.**