Lightspeed is seeking a full-time energetic person to join our team as a Sales Operations Intern in Amsterdam. Reporting to the Sales Operations Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the operations of the Sales department. If you’re an organised, ambitious, and intelligent person who is looking for a dynamic experience within a fast-paced, growing organisation, then this is the position for you!

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 - businesses who process transactions 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.

What are you going to do?

  • Solve financial issues via both e-mail and phone
  • Provide administrative support to members of the Sales department
  • Process orders and payments from clients and resellers
  • Collaborate with suppliers for hardware purchasing and returns for e-commerce products
  • Ensure the integrity of sales data for reporting purposes
  • Validate and process documents, contracts and other related customer information
  • Answer and route inbound calls as well as finance-related emails from existing customers
  • Coordinate inter-departmentally to ensure compliance with Accounting and Finance
  • Prepare reports to monitor and boost team efficiency and streamline daily operations
  • Handle other duties and responsibilities as defined by management

What do we think is important to succeed?

  • Perfect written and spoken Dutch and fluent English language skills 
  • Stellar time management and organisation skills
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • A thorough and methodical approach to your work
  • Excellent typing and multi-tasking skills

What can be an added value?

  • Degree in Business, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Experience with Salesforce.com is a plus
  • Passion for technology, understanding of SaaS-based business models 
  • eCommerce, Retail or Restaurant experience is a plus

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

  • A brand new office on the Amsterdam Canals;
  • An environment that encourages initiatives and leadership;
  • Fun activities with your teammates - be part of the Lightspeed family;
  • Social events throughout the year including the legendary annual holiday party, free sports classes and many more;  
  • Daily catered lunches and snacks;
  • Free Friday afternoon drinks;
  • Work with highly talented people who are as passionate about their craft as you are!