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ECB: Customer Support Advisor (12 months FTC) (Deadline – Aug 21)

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England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) 
Edgbaston, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
Posted: 12 August 2023
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About the job

This role will be in the ECB Customer Support Team based at Edgbaston Cricket Ground and reporting into a Customer Support Manager.

The Customer Support Team provide high standards of Customer Service to the Cricket Network, predominantly volunteers across Recreational Cricket including Association of Cricket Officials, Coaches Association, National Programmes (All Stars / Dynamo’s), Safeguarding, Coach Education and Play Cricket.

As a Customer Support Advisor, you will be working alongside the team but also required to work on your own initiative to ensure that all DBS applications and renewals are fulfilled according to ECB and DBS guidelines/policy and supporting Clubs and Counties with the onboarding and maintenance of their officials via a Club Safeguarding System (Safe Hands Management System).

There is a wide variety of tasks involved with this role, such as calls, chat, emails, data quality reports, data matching, content management, and therefore it would suit an individual who enjoys multi-tasking and is highly organised.

Due to seasonality, you will need to be flexible in your approach and be able to manage a variety of tasks on any given day to meet service levels and customer expectations, therefore a high degree of organisation and the ability to work autonomously is essential.

There will be a requirement for attendance at meetings / work events outside of Birmingham, so flexibility is required.

You will also need to be pro-active in reviewing our processes and related customer help centre articles on a regular basis to ensure that we are operating with efficiency and maintain a customer centric focus at the core of everything we do.

This job description is only a summary of the role as it currently exists and is not exhaustive or comprehensive. The responsibilities and accountabilities might differ from those outlined and other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job.


The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives, and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say, ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.


  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.
  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.
  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.
  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.


  • You have a passion for offering superb levels of service.
  • Thrive in a busy, ever-changing environment.
  • You enjoy high level of autonomy.
  • Super attention to detail.


  • Providing support to our internal and external customer base, which is predominantly volunteers within cricket.
  • Comfortable dealing with high volume of calls and emails, ensuring quality and productivity KPIs are achieved.
  • Managing all contacts, ensuring they are logged accurately, acknowledged and a resolution provided in accordance with business service standards & SLA’s.
  • Working to a standard aligned with KPI’s for Quality & Productivity.
  • Troubleshooting issues and educating end-users about using ECB systems
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Responsible for problem solving first line technical issues and escalating onwards to 2nd line as required.
  • Analysing data and producing reports to support improvements to Customer Satisfaction and internal efficiency.
  • Providing customer feedback to IT and CS managers on functionality and processes that will improve the user experience and in turn carrying out testing of new system functionality.
  • To become the subject matter expert on our customer related systems.
  • Create & deliver updates and/or training to colleagues internally and the wider cricket network via online and face to face events.
  • Documenting internal procedures and maintaining and creating training guides and articles for customers through our knowledge Centre.
  • Providing cross functional support across the wider customer support team to assist with seasonal demand.


  • Experience of working in a customer service environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and remain calm when things go wrong.
  • Excellent listening skills to establish the issues that users are facing.
  • The ability to multitask, as they may be working on multiple problems simultaneously.
  • Strong IT Skills (knowledge of Excel desirable)
  • Superb problem-solving ability and the ability to come up with creative solutions.
  • Excellent organisation & time management/punctuality
  • Good at building relationships, excellent team worker with a professional approach, as the nature of this role involves cross working within Customer Support, associated departments, and suppliers.
  • Flexible, can-do attitude
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


  • Competitive salary (pro-rated)
  • Holiday – 25 days a year (pro-rated)
  • Pension – Non-contributory 8% pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Please note, the interviews are expected to be held during the w/c 11th September at the Edgbaston office.


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