Reporting to the Director of Sales Engineering and Training, the Training Specialist designs and delivers polished, easy to follow learning resources on Lightspeed’s suite of software and tools to internal teams, end users, and our reseller channel. The Training Specialist adapts learning materials for a variety of environments, media and audiences. This can include group presentations, online testing, one-on-one skills development, and more. The Training Specialist also collaborates with the team and department heads to determine the primary goals and measures for each project, and either expands on existing materials or creates new learning systems to satisfy a rapidly expanding Lightspeed market.

Now we get to brag about us: Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business while crafting a better customer experience. Lightspeed empowers small business owners with a complete overview of their business in one place - more than 50,000 businesses processing over $15 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s mobile Point of Sale software and eCommerce platform to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics to get a complete overview of their business in one place. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed has received one of the largest funding for a Canadian tech company which has us well positioned to become Canada's next great technology success story. We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do.


 Primary Responsibilities 

  • Create and deliver slide presentations and interactive training exercises
  • Complete pre and post training data preparation
  • Design online distance learning materials
  • Design modular learning programs for new and existing Lightspeed employees
  • Create, administer, and analyze knowledge assessments for employee training
  • Create and deliver one-on-one and group training for continuing development
  • Design and deliver instructional presentations via webinar, live sessions, and at conferences
  • Create short, task-based tutorial videos to illustrate Lightspeed’s operation and setup
  • Coordinate training schedules across all departments



  • 3+ years of experience developing and delivering corporate learning systems
  • Post-secondary education in Communications, Public Relations, or Education
  • Extensive experience with one-on-one and classroom training
  • Experience both using and creating online learning tools
  • Experience with OS X and iOS operating systems
  • Perfect English & French writing and communication skills
  • Ability to explain complicated procedures in a clear, understandable manner
  • Proven ability to use technology to create learning resources across a range of media and for a variety of audiences
  • Strong level of autonomy with the ability to drive projects with limited guidance
  • Skilled at collaborating on projects across departments and time zones
  • Highly adaptable with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment



  • Knowledge of retail, hospitality, ecommerce and accounting practices
  • Coaching and Sales Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Education


And when you’re not training?

In addition to the perks you see in the Careers page, you’ll get access to:

  • Flexible working hours - No punch in no punch out!
  • Brand new office in a castle, one of the best development centres in Montreal
  • An environment that encourages initiatives and leadership
  • Tech talks - Sharing is caring :)
  • Happy hour every Friday afternoon
  • Birthday treats every month - 375 people in Montreal, that’s a lot of cakes!
  • Fun activities with your teammates - be part of the Lightspeed family
  • Work with highly skilled people
  • A direct strategic influence on the future of retail!


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