Product Specialist (Retail/eCommerce)

About the role

Reporting to the Product Specialists Team Lead/Manager, you will be responsible for facilitating the product orientation and training sessions for new Lightspeed clients (for our Omnichannel products) via virtual onboarding sessions. Your goal is to help customers understand the POS software and equip them with all the knowledge they need to get set up and go live running their business, both in store and online. In order to succeed, you need experience dealing with customers, and are not afraid of a fast-paced, high-energy environment. 

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Serving as a Lightspeed product expert, you will be responsible for providing virtual onboarding sessions to new and existing customers.
  • Responsible for introducing, training and empowering our new customers through instructing, navigating the resources, as well as training them on specific aspects of our products, depending on their workflow-specific needs.
  • Comfortable leading one to one, or one to many sessions, and be able to adapt to the customers’ comfort and skill levels. 
  • Build and maintain an active relationship with the customer to further their satisfaction, business and growth.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction through each stage of the post-sales relationship, including onboarding, follow-ups, and hand-off to support.
  • Create and manage documentation that pertains to the product orientations and processes.
  • Continued learning of Lightspeed’s core products and add-ons, as needed.
  • Attend and participate in regular team meetings in which you collaborate and share best practices and product knowledge, amongst other things.
  • Work with the Product Specialists and other internal teams to ensure the customers have what they need in order to ensure a timely and successful launch of their Lightspeed Retail and eCommerce product.

Who you are

  • You have strong time management abilities and know how to prioritize tasks
  • You pride yourself on having strong problem solving and critical thinking abilities
  • You are curious by nature, and are not afraid to challenge the status quo and explore innovative ways of doing what you do best. 
  • You enjoy continuous learning; new products, new tools, new workflows...
  • You are autonomous, but know how to work in a team
  • Most importantly, you know how to have fun while staying focused on your goals!

What you’ll be bringing to the team

  • 3+ years experience in customer-facing activities (ideally in a B2B environment)
  • 2+ years experience in Retail and/or eCommerce
  • Experience in training, teaching, onboarding or facilitating orientation sessions
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand and teach tech concepts 
  • Excellent communication skills in English - spoken and written

Even better if you have, but not necessary

  • Previous experience in a technical role (software, IT, tech support)
  • Knowledge of Apple tools, web technologies, and networking.
  • Knowledge of system integration through API.
  • Good understanding of Retail Point of Sale technologies.
  • You are comfortable speaking and writing in French

About our team

The Product Specialist team is an exciting, dynamic, fun and booming group of former retailers/restaurateurs, techies, and people who are passionate about customer service. As a branch of the Customer Success department, we’re customer-obsessed and we know our stuff, which allows us to deliver a best-in-class onboarding and implementation experience. We take our deep knowledge and experience in retail and eCommerce, combined with our drive to dissect and understand tech, and we use it to set up our customers for absolute success getting started with Lightspeed Omnichannel! 

What’s in It for You?

  • Opportunity to join a growing team, in a fast-paced, high-growth company
  • Opportunity to learn, expand your skill set, forge wonderful relationships and make your mark within the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family, a true Canadian tech success story. 
  • Work in an environment where you can play with our software and are free to come up with your own creative way to adapt, create, own and expand on our products to make sure our customers get the most out of them.
  • Work with a team of incredibly talented and forward-thinking people!
  • Work for a team that values hard work, and knows how to celebrate the wins. 
  • Work for a company and team that encourages and nurtures personal and professional development.
  • Amazing benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders

Who we are

Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers small and medium-sized businesses with its cloud-based, omni-channel commerce platforms in over 100 countries around the world. With smart, scalable, and dependable point of sale systems, Lightspeed provides all-in-one solutions that help restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!