Assistance Coordinator - Remote
The Assistance Coordinator I answers inbound telephone calls and emails from customers inquiring about international travel, customers requiring medical or concierge assistance, or customers requiring claims, technical, or language support. Some calls will be of a crisis nature. Provide information on products and services and gather information on customer’s specific needs. Coordinate a solution for the customer by involving and directing internal and external specialists. Handle basic administrative tasks within the Assistance Department. Prepare customized materials for clients and/or customers as required.
##Key responsibilities which take no less than 10% of over job time~crlf~##Regular, predictable, reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.~crlf~##Answer inbound telephone and email inquiries, connect with the customer to identify purpose of contact and to verify their membership and insurance information; listen attentively and respond to customer inquiries providing accurate and complete program information educating the customer on total services available. ~crlf~##Coordinate with clients, other departments or department management to verify eligibility for service and level of benefit available to the customer.~crlf~##Coordinate services for customers who have encountered non-medical travel emergencies (ex: assist with replacements of travel documents like passports, arranging for repatriation of body remains, lost luggage, etc.).~crlf~##Coordinate concierge services in accordance with customer's service benefit, booking arrangements as requested.~crlf~##Initiate cases for customers experiencing medical emergencies while traveling away from home.~crlf~##Collaborate with and assist supporting all parties to ensure the customer receives the highest level of service during time of need.~crlf~##Manage incoming faxes or emails to the Assistance Department following a defined procedure.~crlf~##Respond to claims inquiries from customers (members, clients or providers).~crlf~##Provide back-up support to the case management process as required to meet overall demand.~crlf~##Escalate customer concerns/issues to Sr. Assistance Coordinator and/or Manager for resolution if all other means of satisfying the customer have been exhausted.~crlf~##Stay up-to-date on procedural changes in order to communicate accurate information to customers.~crlf~##Provide phone and assistance support to other service centers as necessary to meet business needs.~crlf~##Provide language support for international travelers both written and oral (may require fluency in a second language). ~crlf~##May require overnight or weekend duties during local weather emergencies as necessary to meet business needs.~crlf~##May perform other duties as assigned.~crlf~
##Associate’s degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. ~crlf~##Two (2) years experience in customer service environment. ~crlf~##Two (2) years travel agent experience preferred.~crlf~##Knowledge of world geography; International travel experience is preferred.~crlf~##Typing speed > 35wpm.~crlf~##Fluency in a second language is preferred and may be required based on changing business needs. ~crlf~##Experience with Sabre GDS system preferred.~crlf~~crlf~##Quiet workspace in home free of noise and interruptions.~crlf~##High-speed internet~crlf~~crlf~
This is a remote / virtual / work from home position.~crlf~*Must live within 2 hours of Richmond, VA~crlf~Various shifts available.
Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.
Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance,specializing in the areas of international health & life, automotive, assistance and travel insurance. Operating in over 76 countries, Allianz Partners offers global solutions that are redefining help, going beyond traditional insurance to help and protect customers wherever they are and whenever they need it. Our innovative experts deliver future-ready, high-tech, high-touch products and services through four commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Care, Allianz Automotive and Allianz Travel. We have over 19,000 employees who handle more than 54 million cases each year, motivated to go the extra mile to help customers and employees around the world. If this sounds like you, come and join us!
Allianz Partners is a fast changing company with strong growth ambitions. We care for our customers, and our caring nature extends to our employees. We don't just hire people, we nourish them and invest in their careers because we recognize that your development and our growth and our development go hand in hand. So if you would like to be part of a global company that offers international career opportunities, kick-start your career and dare to join us! As an equal opportunity employer, Allianz Partners recognises that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity and everyone is welcome to apply. More information regarding the Allianz Partners lines of business can be found at: www.allianz-partners.com~crlf~~crlf~
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