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Position Details
Reference No.
German and Italian Customer Services & Retention Associate VAC-17891G
Employment Type
Full Time
Available Positions
Posted On:
Contact Details
StaffMatters Recruitment
Contact Person
Administration Team
4th floor Limassol Roussos Tower, Corner Anexartesias & Kyriakou Matsi
Job Description

Our client is a leading provider of online trading services and are looking to employ a German with fluent Italian  Customer Services & Retention Associate 

The Customer Services & Retention Associate role is to offer the company client base first-class support across a plethora of queries.

The Customer Services team is responsible for offering their client base first-class support across a plethora of queries, complaint management and retention. They are able to help clients with questions on how our products work, market information, technical queries, trading, and AML and payment queries. They are also able to effectively handle complex trade queries and resolve them without escalation and are responsible for posting adjustments to client accounts. Retention and complaint management is one of the main duties.

The customer services have the responsibility to report to senior management the voice of the customer through marketing research, surveys, customer feedback and retention scheme, the aim is to enhance customer experience and positively impact the company revenue.

With training and after passing the relevant exam, they can execute trades for clients over the phone in order to ensure a 'one call fits all' complete service to the client base 

During working hours Customer services support AML, back office sales and trading services. After normal working hours, the customer services team can review documents for account opening applications for AML and process deposits for back office.

Job responsibilities:

Trade dispute resolution, retention and complaint management

Supporting our various technical and mobile platforms, as well as generally assisting with any client queries that arise.    

Front-end payment support and assistance with queries. Processing deposits and account opening during office closed hours

Once fully competent in all aspects of client support, more responsibility will be given for executing trades. 

Customer retention and feedback

In the longer term, the successful candidate may be given exposure to direct client management. 

Special Conditions:

The team is required to work shifts throughout the week, with approximately Day, afternoon and night shifts per week, to ensure there is adequate support for the different time-zones and international markets that we cover.

It may occasionally be necessary to work at weekends and/or bank holidays.

Essential criteria:

Educated to degree level. 

Native German with fluent Italian (fluent reading, writing, speaking

Fluent in English (verbal and written and spoken).

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

High level of numeracy.

A keen, demonstrable interest in - and understanding of - financial markets. 

Six months' experience working in a client-facing, administrative role (which could have been gained either through a "gap year" or as part of a student part-time role).

Minimum 3 years' experience in customer services and retention role 

High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Minimum 6 months experience using CRM, Chat, phone and social media services

Works well under pressure. 

Self-motivated and able to work at a consistently high standard. 

Able to be proactive when necessary. 

A logical and analytical approach.

Very well organised with good time management skills. 

Computer literate in Microsoft Office.

Experience, qualifications and other requirements specific to the role:

Desirable Criteria;

Three Bs at A-level.

Experience working within a financial environment.

Show interest in trading


All inbound calls answered

Retention, outbound campaigns and targets

All emails answered

Schedule adherence

First, call resolution

Customer score surveys and scores

Complaint management 

Market analysis, customer experience and voice of the customer feedback

Key interfaces and relationships:

Direct reporting line to customer services & retention supervisor indirect report Senior Customer services & retention associate 

Liaison with AML, Dealing, Compliance, Sales, Back office, Marketing and IT

Salary ranging between €18,000 - €22,000 annual (Gross) depending on their experience

Working hours - Can vary between 07:00 - 16:00 or 09:00 - 18:00 (to be confirmed).

Other Requirements

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV to admin@smstaffmatters.com quoting the above Job title along the VAC number or alternatively call +357 25341383  for more information.