Customer Service Representative - Sales Support (R7201)

Customer Service Bloomington, Illinois


Position at Curtis 1000 Inc.

Let Us Power Your Potential

Taylor Corporation is a dynamic marketing leader with big plans for the future ― and your career. We power our employees’ potential and strive to create opportunity and security for every member of the team. If you’re ready for something bigger ― more challenge, more variety, more pathways for professional growth ― we should talk. We’re passionate about our work, we believe there is always a better way, and we’re looking for people like you.

Your Opportunity: Curtis 1000, a division of Taylor Corporation, is seeking a Customer Service Representative to join their team in Bloomington, IL! In this role, you will successfully support our sales representatives, operation center teams, customers and vendors to ensure customer retention and satisfaction.  

Your Shift:

  • 1st shift; Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm

Your Responsibilities:

  • Act as a dedicated liaison between the Sales Representative, Operation Center Teams and Vendors to ensure customer needs and requirements are met.
  • Continuously evaluate and identify opportunities to drive process improvements that positively impact the customer’s experience.  This includes actively participating in continuous improvement initiatives including documenting and maintaining operating procedures for accounts per the requirements of the Quality Management System.
  • Assist Sales Representatives in understanding details of products, pricing, processes and partner with them to build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication.
  • Monitor inventory levels and issue purchase orders as necessary to ensure product availability for customers.
  • Develop and maintain on-going strong relationships with all accounts through regular contact.
  • Provide back-up territory coverage (via phone) in the Sales Representatives absence.

You Must Have:

  • A high school degree or GED (general education degree) and previous customer service or customer support experience (preferably customer-facing).
  • Effective written communication skills and the ability to create short correspondence and memos for a variety of audiences.
  • Effective verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization in person or via phone.
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize tasks.
  • Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook.

We Would Also Prefer:

  • An Associates Degree.
  • Excellent problem solving, follow-up, and organizational skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of our company and our products and services; Technical print knowledge would be helpful.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of customer service such as estimating, order processing, order editing, outside vendor (mill) relations.

Here is how we are going to keep you safe in the workplace:

Our focus continues to be on our employees and their wellbeing, and we have taken steps to ensure your safety in all our facilities.  The following are workplace safety guidelines in each of our Taylor locations:

  • Masks are provided and will be required in all our facilities
  • Employees will maintain at least 6 feet of distance whenever possible
  • We have hand sanitizer and soap & water readily available
  • Increased cleaning and disinfection of high traffic areas
  • Communication & Action Plans if one of our employees shows symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19

About Taylor Corporation

One of the top five graphics communications companies in North America, Taylor’s family of companies provide a diverse set of products, services and technologies addressing the toughest communication challenges. For 45 years, Taylor has been a premier provider of powerful and innovative products, services and expertise for individuals, businesses and distributors large and small. Our 12,000+ employees spanning more than 25 states and nine countries work diligently to create the interactive, printing and marketing solutions that have helped build some of the world’s more recognizable brands. Everything we do begins with identifying the unique priorities and needs of our customers and creating one-of-a-kind solutions. We offer a full range of benefits to power our employees’ potential including: health, dental, vision and life insurance; a 401(k) plan; paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay, and more.

Curtis 1000, a business communications company, is as dedicated to our employees as they are to helping our clients express their uniqueness while improving their operational efficiency. Our direct marketing and communications process/print management solutions are individually tailored for each client to maximize results internally and in their markets.

Even as a 130+ year-old company Curtis 1000 feels brand new. Since we’ve always been about bringing value to our clients, we have armed ourselves with innovative ad-agency-quality ideas, invested in state-of-the-art technologies, and developed our capabilities to ensure implementation through just one supplier: Curtis 1000.

As a foundation for success, the Curtis 1000 advantage includes our affiliation with Taylor Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., as well as one of the top-10 providers of personalized communications in North America.  A forward-thinking organization, our shared values and purpose of creating opportunity and security for our employees is at the core of everything we do. Taylor’s more than 80 affiliated companies with 14,000+ employees are located across North America, China and Europe, and serve over half of the Fortune 500 companies and millions of small businesses  and consumers.

Curtis 1000 is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.