Customer Service Advisor - Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable

Active Life
Herons Leisure Centre / Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Whitstable
£10.18 - £10.42 per hour
02 Jun 2023
30 Jun 2023

We are now hiring Customer Service Advisors


Casual Hours


£10.18 - £10.42* per hour


Part time /Days / Evenings / Weekends


Herons Leisure Centre - Herne Bay / Whitstable Swimming Pool / Kingsmead leisure Centre  Canterbury


Active Life’s Customer Service Advisors operate as the first point of contact for our customers, presenting a positive and professional service. First impressions are important, and as a Customer Service Advisor you are responsible for providing a warm, positive and professional welcome to each customer, while delivering hygiene and safety activities. Customer Service Advisors also drive sales and customer retention, and get involved in selling our pre-packaged merchandise, and serving hot beverage refreshments to our customers.


The Role:
As a Customer Service Advisor you’ll manage the customer database, proactively driving membership sales; and you’ll provide accurate information and assist customers in weighing up their options, selecting the right level of membership for them. You’ll also assist in the communication and promotion of the Centre’s services, and assist with lead generation. This is a results driven role, where your natural ability to influence and persuade will shine through.


About You:
To be successful as a Customer Service Advisor you’ll need excellent verbal communication skills, and strong numerical and written skills, as you’ll be swiftly and accurately processing transactions, and ensuring the reception area and entry to the Centre is managed effectively and efficiently. Preferably you’ll have experience of delivering first-class customer service, and achieving KPIs in a target-driven sales environment. You will also need a “can-do”, solutions-focused attitude; nothing is too much trouble for you!


Responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):


  • Responsible for offering a consistent and outstanding level of customer service Building rapport and trust with customers by engaging with them, and actively anticipating and subsequently meeting their needs Achieve KPIs and sales targets set by RCRM and central support Ensure the efficient and effective operation of the front-of-house area; monitoring and controlling entry to the centre Ensure all customer sales and bookings are managed correctly, assisting customers in their choices; whilst positively and proactively driving retention Assist in the development of programming through innovative ideas and initiating actions to meet the demands of the customers Manage complaints in a sensitive manner, promptly and politely in accordance with company guidelines, escalating where necessary to the relevant people Process and prepare food and drink orders, assisting with service when required Present and sell food and drink stock to customers in a friendly, efficient and timely manner, in line with established company and legislative standards. Fill and replenish food and drink displays, ensure all food and drink displays are presented, merchandised and priced in line with established standards Receive, store and rotate food and drink deliveries Conduct basic record keeping tasks, such as temperature checks and wastage records

Employee Benefits:
Some of the non-contractual employee benefits we offer that you may be eligible to receive include:


  • 22 days’ holiday, plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata) Employer Contribution Pension Scheme  Free Gym & Swim family membership at Active Life’s centres Free Eye tests Cycle to Work Scheme Employee Referral Scheme

If you are interested in starting or furthering your career in leisure, then we want to hear from you!


TO APPLY:  Please send your CV,


 This vacancy will close once sufficient applications have been received.