AT&T Hiring for More Than 110 Retail Store Positions Across Kentucky
Positions Focus on Overall Customer Service Experience in AT&T’s Company Owned Retail Stores
PR Newswire — September 29, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Today AT&T* announced it is hiring for more than 110 full-time and part-time retail sales consultant and sales support representative positions across Kentucky. These positions are available in AT&T’s company owned retail (COR) stores and are a result of the continued expansion of AT&T’s growing wireless segment which also includes the remodeling and expansion of AT&T’s stores.
Potential candidates will focus first on delivering a respectful and expedient customer service experience while selling AT&T products and services, handling billing and account inquiries, processing payments, reviewing account activity, discussing rate plans and features, as well as troubleshooting and answering simple technical questions about smartphones and mobile services. Potential candidates will also educate consumers on the latest AT&T wired products available for purchase.
“AT&T’s announcement is very good news in these difficult economic times,” said Dave Adkisson, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber. “New private sector job growth is the only way to successfully grow our economy and provide needed opportunities for Kentuckians.”
“When consumer demand for our products and services grows, so do employment opportunities,” said Mary Pat Regan, president, AT&T Kentucky. “We are proud to be making a contribution to the local economy during these difficult economic times with plans to fill more of these positions and by providing world class products and services to consumers and businesses alike.”
“This is good news in these economic times,” said Mike Mangeot, president and CEO of the Kentucky Association of Economic Developers. “State and local leaders are to be commended for making Kentucky a business-friendly state and one that attracts investment.”
AT&T employees are not only committed to providing unmatched customer service, but to giving back to their local communities. AT&T employees have the opportunity to participate with many organizations that AT&T proudly supports which include United Way, the Boys and Girls Clubs and more.
“Our customers are our number one priority, and I am confident the addition of these new jobs in our retail stores will enhance AT&T’s already solid reputation as a leader in customer service,” said Jim Thorpe, vice president and general manager of AT&T mobility and consumer markets, AT&T Kentucky and Tennessee. “In addition, we seek individuals equally passionate about customer service and new technologies who would enjoy helping people mobilize their lives for everywhere they live, work, and play.”
AT&T Mobility is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse? and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. In 2010, AT&T again ranked among the 50 Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE?magazine.
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