Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


LaundryRepublic is looking for a customer service star to join our superb team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone bright and ambitious to join a successful scale-up. You’ll support and advise customers in our award-winning, fast-growth business, delivering fantastic service across the board. And you’ll work in a close-knit team, in a fast paced, friendly and innovative environment. Reports directly to our very experienced Senior Customer Service Manager. No dry cleaning experience required - full training provided.

The Company

LaundryRepublic is freeing Londoners by revolutionising dry cleaning! And we’re growing fast...+30% last year! We need an enthusiastic, proactive customer service star to help us scale our business across London, and make a big difference. We have exciting projects in the pipeline, and excellent potential for the right person to grow both the role and responsibility.

We won Best Online Dry Cleaning Service 2016 and 2017. We’ve been featured by the BBC, FT and other national press, and have won lots of awards, including Smarta 100 and Santander Breakthrough 50

Role Summary

Customers are at the heart of everything we do. We make their lives more convenient, and every contact with them is an opportunity to strengthen our relationship. This role is right on the front line, and requires the following:

Providing fantastic customer service to our clients, whatever the situation

Responding to incoming enquiries, by phone, email and online chat

Resolving enquiries and complaints, taking action to fix problems, and following up regularly to ensure rapid solutions for customers

Working with other internal teams to resolve issues and improve client satisfaction

Solving challenging internal and external issues if things go wrong

Ensuring feedback flows from your team to the relevant business and product partners

Supporting the Ops Manager and the Senior Customer Service Manager

Proactively contacting new/high value customers


About You

2+ years of strong customer service experience required, ideally in a rapid growth startup environment. Dry cleaning experience not required; we’ll provide full training.

Amazing listener - you’ll need to quickly understand customer needs.

Excellent communicator - you’ll have to explain important issues to customers by phone and email.

Focused on customer satisfaction - LaundryRepublic only succeeds if customers are genuinely happy

Highly organised multi-tasker - juggling live customer contact with issue investigation and resolution

Entrepreneurial and motivated - we’re growing fast and you’ll be part of that.

Proactive and resourceful - you don’t like hanging around waiting for things to happen – you make them happen!

Other Requirements

Fluent English, both spoken and written

Very strong telephone skills, handling a high call rate

Superb written communication skills

Excellent time management skills

Must be polite, motivated, and hard-working

Must be eligible to work and live in the UK

Based within commuting distance of Clapham / Balham


Pay £11+ per hour / £22-24k+ pa (more for exceptional candidates)

Performance bonus based on customer satisfaction

Monday to Friday with some half day Saturdays required (8am-1pm, but you get time off during the week)

Pension, dry cleaning allowance, team events, Cycle to Work Scheme, and other benefits

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