F you Have Enthusiasm, are Passionate about Fitness, and want to be a Part of Great Training Team, then I have a job for you!
Greet clients upon arrival: Because we are a boutique facility, our front line is critical. You’ll be responsible for maintaining a positive energy and attitude at all times, as well as qualifying potential clients.
Communicate Clearly and Effectively: Structure your training sessions and client interactions with positive energy and clear instruction. You need to be comfortable with the communicating clearly with people face to face in both a group setting as well as a private setting.
Educate and Coach clients through workouts: Education is the key here. Our goal is to provide each client with more than just another workout. You will be responsible for facilitating a training session while educating the client on why they are doing what they are doing. Foundations of anatomy and program design are key.
Perform Initial Consultations: Must be able to present well and build rapport with clients, meeting and understanding their needs so as to build a program for them to sign on for. Initial consults include Body Composition testing (will train), assessing needs, problem solving and ability to present a solution and complete the sales process.
Teach Group Workouts while being able to modify as needed: You may be performing group workouts, however must be able to quickly modify formats, exercises and session layout dependent on those attending – especially those with specific injuries/issues.
Execute Training Program: Be comfortable with writing and following through on a written exercise program. Many of our clients have corrective or rehabilitative programs. You need to be comfortable with the primary postural issues and be able to execute a training program. * We will train on this but the more knowledge the better!
Perform Monthly Re-Assessments and Accountability/Goal Setting Sessions
Attend regular team meetings and have a “WE” attitude. Our success is the sum of our parts.
Represent the studio and participate in Community Events: we often participate in Community Wellness Events and hold workshops. You will be responsible for taking an active role in leading and participating in workshops and studio events and serving as a representative of push!FITstudio.
These are the skills you must already have in order to qualify for this position:
Excellent communication skills: you will be talking with my customers, who are VERY important to me, and prospective customers, who are also important. You must be comfortable conversing on the phone, in person, and through e-mail. You must know how to conduct yourself professionally, take clear messages and deliver clear instructions to the prospect or client. I’ll teach you everything you need to say and do, but I can’t teach you manners and professionalism.
Team Player: our studio is based on a team approach to training. We share and rotate clients while meeting weekly as a team to review progress, notes and any issues. The success of our clients is based on our success as a team.
Professionalism: While training is all about building rapport with clients, trainers must maintain a professional relationship with the client at all times and be able to establish clear boundaries around personal/work life.
Nationally Certified: You must hold a nationally accredited certification for Personal Training. IF you do not have a current certification, you may still join us on an internship basis until your credentials are met.
Self Motivated. We have a lot of moving parts (being a fitness studio) so we need people who will look for solutions on their own and are excited to create and develop new programs.
Outside the Box thinker. One of our key core values is “Getting outside your comfort zone”. This has to resonate with you and you must be able to think outside the box.
Background in Kinesiology, Athletic Therapy or Human Anatomy. While not required when you start, all trainers must have a thorough knowledge of human anatomy and biomechanics. Trainers will receive ongoing training and will be required to take continuing education credits, specifically in the areas of: rehabilitation, movement patterning, functional training and the like.
BONUS: CHEK certifications including HLC, Exercise Coach or Practitioner Level 1
How To Apply
We are always looking for the next rock star to join our team. So if this job sounds good to you, follow these instructions now.
Here’s what I want from you. NOTE: Failure to follow these instructions will result in your resume going in the circular file. This is your first test, okay?
Write me a letter explaining why you are the perfect person to fill this position. Include full contact information (name, address, phone, email) on this cover letter.
On a separate sheet of paper list at least three references with phone numbers and what your relationship is with the reference (i.e. previous employer, college professor, etc).
Put the cover letter on top of your resume and the reference sheet underneath your resume and staple everything together.
PO BOX 1420
Waterdown, ON L0R2H5
I will review your resume. If we feel you’re a good prospect, I’ll call or email you to set up a personal interview.
The sooner I get your resume, the better! I look forward to reviewing it and hopefully meeting you personally.
Again, thanks very much for your interest,
P.S. This is not a corporate type of structured job. I am an entrepreneurial small business owner. I move quickly to capitalize on opportunities. This is not the type of job where just showing up is enough. Performance is everything to me. If you perform, you will be rewarded. I want nothing more than to find a person who takes real interest in doing good work and contributing to the growth of the business. If that’s you, I promise that $15/hour is only the starting point. I recognize and reward performance!