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Phone Customer Service Representative Level 1

Customer Service
CDS Global, Inc
1901808 Requisition #

The work from home Customer Service Representative position requires work to be performed within 60 miles of our Boone or Des Moines, Iowa facilities.  Do you reside within 60 miles of Boone or Des Moines, Iowa?  If so can you provide a clean, safe, noise-free work space and a broadband connection with minimum download speed of 5 mbps upload speed of 1 mbps.  Computer and peripherals would be provided by CDS Global.  We also have positions available in our facility.

What We Do…

We Power. We Connect. We Simplify. CDS Global is the leading provider of end-to-end business process outsourcing. With more than 40 years of expertise, we support marquee brands across industries, including media, nonprofits, utilities and consumer products.

Powering elite operations worldwide, CDS Global makes businesses more efficient and cost-effective. We support more than 1,100 brands across the globe and reach one out of every two people in the United States alone, helping to connect clients with customers subscribers and donors by creating meaningful and seamless interactions using our data-driven solutions. From order management and payment processing to customer service and data analysis, we simplify and streamline business operations.

What You Will Do…                    

Customer Service Representatives receive inbound calls and provide exceptional customer service to consumers in the magazine and products industry. This includes responding to product and service inquiries, processing payments, updating accounts and up-selling customers from around the globe.

Skills You Need…
Technical Skills
  • Minimum typing requirements of 25 wpm
  • Simultaneously navigate multiple PC screens and systems
Communication Skills
  • Passionate about helping others
  • Speak in a pleasant tone, retain composure and gain confidence of the customer
  • Proficient ability to read, write and speak the English language
Problem Solving Skills
  • Identify and anticipate customer needs
  • Effectively prioritize work time to ensure productivity standards are achieved
  • Comfortable working under pressure
Customer Focus
  • Make customers feel valued and appreciated
  • Attitude to thrive in a fast paced, challenging, team-oriented culture
  • Customer Service background or experience working with people
  • MANDATORY training (please choose one): 
    • July 8 - August 2  Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 7:00pm
    • July 22 - August 16 Monday - Friday 11am - 6pm   

  • Set 20-40 hours work schedule determined during the interview process. Minimum of 20 hours/week.
  • Base wage = $12.00/hour
  • Shift Differential Premiums
    • 2nd Shift = $.75/paid hour if 50% or more of scheduled hours occur between 4pm-12am on a regular and reoccurring basis.
    • Weekend Shift = $3.75/ hour worked between 3am Saturday to 11pm Sunday
  • Work from home positions are not eligible for shift differential premiums.
Why Work @ CDS Global…
  • Career building experience!
  • Tiered advancement levels for career growth!
  • Top-notch paid training!
  • A workplace that’s never boring!
  • Opportunity to make people smile every day!
  • Rewards and recognition that will ignite your career!
  • Amazing coworkers!
  • Benefits/PTO - Full Time Positions
  • Earn $12.00/hour!
  • Plus unlimited upselling incentives!

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel assigned to this job.

EOE/AA Employer including Vets and Disabled

Pre-employment background check(s) conducted on qualified candidates.
Post-offer, pre-employment drug/health screening(s) required for some positions.


Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at:
Phone: 515-246-6837
Email: hremployment@cds-global.com

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CDS Global employee benefits are a significant part of your compensation package designed not only to attract and retain, but also to reward high-performing employees. Benefits that we do offer include: • Health, Dental & Life Insurance • AD&D • RSP Matching • Casual Dress • Free Parking • Fitness Reimbursement


We are a proven technology leader that has been developing advanced solutions for more than 40 years. In addition to a fast-paced, innovative work environment, you'll find a wide range of advantages that set CDS Global apart from other employers. Voted a Des Moines Register 2012 Top Workplace.


CDS Global’s headquarters are located in Des Moines, Iowa, the heart of the Silicon Prairie. Strategic locations are also found in Arizona, New York, Texas and across Iowa. We operate internationally in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.


CDS Global is the leading provider of end-to-end business process outsourcing. With more than 40 years of expertise, we manage 182 million consumers for more than 1,000 brands across the globe. Backed by nearly 130 years of stability and vision from Hearst, we have the support we need to invest in technology and resources that keep our clients ahead of the curve.

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