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Job title:
Customer Support Specialist
Exhibiting at:
Belfast Careers Fair
Northern Ireland
will be hiring at the
Belfast Careers Fair
, which takes place at
Assembly Buildings
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
between the times of
10am - 2pm
Company Description

Why work for



You get to make a global impact no matter what part of the business you are in. We are a team of driven, passionate changemakers powering small and medium businesses around the world.

job description
Job Description

The Role:

Customer Support Specialist

Are you hungry for a role where you can interact with Business to Business customers? Are you looking for a Hybrid Inbound Customer Service / Support role with a competitive salary, market-leading benefits (including Private Health care, uncapped paid time off, focused career plans and the option to work from abroad 2 months a year)?

About Lightspeed:

We are a global technology company providing multiple solutions to help small to medium-sized businesses succeed locally and globally across the Retail industry. We have a fantastic Business Customer Support team here in Belfast as we are providing next-generation software platforms and solutions to businesses across the UK, Europe, and around the globe. Our Platform is at the heart of our community. Unknown to most, our solutions support Retail, Hospitality, and Golf customers.

What You'll Be Responsible For:

We will provide all the training you need to succeed in the role. The training will cover our tools and products, as well as shadowing sessions with the team. Once you’re up to speed, you will have 3 main responsibilities:

  • Provide our customers with technical support, to ensure continued access to their core Business Platforms by emails, inbound phone calls, and chat.
  • Coach our retailers so they can get the most out of our software
  • Create knowledge articles to maintain and grow our help center

Communication is important in this role as you will be collaborating with the wider Customer team on a day-to-day basis, i.e., Product Specialists, Team Leaders, Support Operations, and our retailers. We want you to share your ideas on how we can innovate or improve our business to ensure the best customer experience and support our customers in their success.

Our customers' success is our success.

The Logistics:

You will be working an 8-hour shift on a rotating basis, 11 am-11 pm shifts to support our global customer base, with an element of weekend work. A typical shift pattern would be 2 pm-10 pm. The first 4 weeks of training will be spent in a classroom setting in our Belfast city centre office, this time is spent diving into the product and building your product knowledge. After you complete training, this can be a hybrid position, giving you the flexibility to work from home 2 days per week.

What You'll Bring to the Team:

  • Problem-solving skills: you don’t stop until you’ve found the solution
  • You’re comfortable working in an agile environment where things move fast
  • You love technology and get excited about helping people with technical queries
  • Bonus points for previous retail or tech support experience

What’s in It for You?

  • Uncapped paid holidays
  • £400 annual allowance for Health & Wellness (Gym membership, spa days etc)
  • Free private health care
  • Health cash plan which covers optical, dental & wellness discounts
  • Company-wide social events
  • Free weekly lunches
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • IT and Tech scheme
  • Generous share scheme which gives you access to cash as soon as your shares vest within your first year of employment.
  • Option to work anywhere in the world for 2 months per year
  • 24 weeks paid parental leave for all Lightspeeders
  • Opportunity to join a growing team, in a fast-paced, high-growth company

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine in over 100 countries. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, the USA, Europe, Russia and APAC. We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out where your career will take you at Lightspeed!

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