Avid4 Adventure
  • 11-Oct-2017 to 10-Dec-2017 (MST)
  • Customer Experience
  • Boulder, CO, USA
  • $15-16
  • Hourly
  • Full time (hourly)

Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, PTO, etc.

As Avid4 Adventure's Customer Experience Specialist, you will become part of a team who all share the belief that participation in the outdoors has the power to transform kids' lives.   Our summer camps empower pre-K- 12th graders with the skills and confidence to paddle, bike, hike, climb and thrive in the outdoors.  The Customer Experience Specialist is responsible for providing outstanding customer experience to parents interested in enrolling in camp and school programs and supporting camp staff with enrollment needs during the summer season.  In this position, you will answer high volumes of calls and emails responding to parents' questions about camp, correspond with customers through online chat, process enrollments through our online registration system (Active.com), and support with office administrative duties.  The Customer Experience Specialist is an integral part of our success in expanding Avid4 Adventure camps nationally and empowering kids to be active for life.


About YOU

You Thrive on Providing People with Excellent Service

You go above and beyond to make customers happy.  You listen deeply to understand the true question being asked and ensure you are providing the right support. You treat every interaction as important and deserving of your best self.  If a customer needs to talk at length on the phone, has a concern, or simply decides to confide in you about her day, you will gladly meet her needs. 

You Inspire Others about Our Mission  

Avid4 Adventure is more than a fun summer camp experience. Our programs and staff build kids' confidence and skills so they choose to be active outdoors for life.  You help parents see this through your conversations and correspondence.  You understand that it is only through constantly sharing this mission with parents that we gain their support and inspire their kids to become more active.

You Love Talking to People and forming Genuine Connections 

You will be on the phone taking up to 150 calls per day. You will be writing email after email.  Connecting with others is a source of energy for you.  While working from your computer, you enjoy forming genuine connections with people day in and day out.

You are a Positive Problem Solver

We love our jobs and have one of the more amazing missions on earth, but our work isn't easy.  We are constantly thrown curve balls and you must confidently come up with a solution to difficult situations.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Share Avid4 Adventure's mission, answer questions, and process enrollments for day camp, overnight camp, and school program customers.  Avid4 Adventure is on path of national expansion. Expected volume:
    • Process 14,000+ camp enrollments through Avid4 Adventure's online registration system.
    • Answer calls, emails and online chat can reach over 150/day January - July
  • Process camp registrations, transfers, and other camp-related purchases using online registration system, Active.com.  
  • Co-lead training and management of seasonal Customer Experience Reps.
  • Support Camp Directors during summer months:
    • Troubleshooting Technology needs, creating rosters and solving registration issues.
  • Support Marketing Team or other Avid4 Adventure teams with projects as needed mid-August October. Ex: calls to schools for flier distribution approval, curating top camp photos from previous season, etc.
  • Support Avid4 Adventure's Customer Experience Manager with office management duties such as:  leading team to maintain a great looking, fun office environment, ordering office supplies, picking up/sending mail. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • College Degree or above
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Previous customer service experience; experience handling a high volume of customers on the phone is a plus. 
  • Strong Computer Skills: Highly comfortable using databases, proficient with MS Office (Excel & Word)
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Great ability to multi-task.  Answering calls, registering customers online, generating reports all happen every day!


Work Schedule & Benefits

  • Customer Experience Specialist will primarily work in Avid4 Adventure's office located at: 3200 Carbon Place, Suite 102, Boulder, CO 80301
  • Customer Experience hours are 8am - 6pm, which you will share with a Customer Experience specialist working in shifts. 
    • Anticipated hours/week:
      • Oct Mid Aug. = 40 (some hours on the weekend)
      • Mid Aug. September = Vacation
  • Compensation is $15-16 per hour, which is a full-time equivalent staff member.  Pay is commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits include health insurance, eligibility for 401K plan, pro-purchase program, and camp discounts for children and nieces/nephews.


Application Process

  1. You must provide a cover letter and your resume along with a completed application.
  2. Once we receive your application, we will review it thoroughly.  If we decide not to move forward with your application, you will receive an email.  If we are interested in moving forward, we will schedule an interview as a next step.
  3. Further steps in the hiring process include in person interviews, a thorough reference check with no less than 3 references, and a credit check.   References must be with previous employers.


About Avid4 Adventure

Founded in the heartland of outdoor adventure, Boulder, Colorado, Avid4 Adventure (www.avid4.com) has been activating kids' outdoor genes for over 12 years.  We are accredited by the American Camp Association and were named among Colorado Parent's Top 5 Sports Camps in 2015.  Avid4 Adventure runs day camps throughout Colorado and the California Bay Area and also Colorado Mountain Camp, an overnight camp, in Bailey, Colorado.  Our partners include outdoor industry leaders such as Black Diamond, Specialized Bikes, Clif Kid, Leave No Trace, and Outside Magazine among others.  With mission of empowering kids to choose active outdoor lifestyles, Avid4 Adventure programs are designed to launch kids into a lifetime of outdoor adventure.    

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