Personal Trainer

Tilton Fitness
1686 Rt. 88
Brick, NJ 08724
United States

Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Degree Required
From $35,000 To $60,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description


Position Purpose and Responsibility:

To instruct members and guests on a personal level using up-to-date techniques and methods to ensure proper use of selectorized, free weights and cardiovascular equipment as well as other methods of exercise.  Provide clients with the highest level of professionalism and dedication through consistent programming and detailed program design.  To be dedicated to customer service, developing a personal rapport with members and motivating them to participate in club programs.


Specific Duties:



Member Service




• Document member information accurately, neatly, completely and in a timely manner. 

• Follow Company protocol for greeting, goal setting, health, history, assessments, program design, and documentation.

• Develop safe and effective exercise programs utilizing progression; programs are consistent with members’ goals/needs.

• Demonstrate and instruct proper use of equipment with regards to muscle stabilization, body alignment, and execution. 

• Give clear, concise instruction before and during activity.



• Consistently demonstrate sales through service philosophy.

• Demonstrate effective sales skills by determining wants and needs, building rapport, and customizing presentations. 

• Take a proactive approach to client retention by developing solid relationships and serving each member above and beyond expectations.

• Maintain a minimum of 30% comp session turn-over rate.

• Demonstrate awareness of all current offers.

• Continuously develop leads and solicit referrals.

• Meet personal sales goal as set forth by management each month.


Member Service:

• Consistently offer the highest level of personalized member service while maintaining a positive, enthusiastic and helpful attitude.

• Respond to member concerns, suggestions and complaints in a timely, professional and consistent manner.

• Commend clients when they succeed, encourage them to succeed, help them succeed.

• Represent Tilton/Meridian/Can Do Fitness and Wellness in a positive and professional manner.

• Demonstrate awareness of the importance of membership sales and member retention.



• Maintain a production notebook and lead card file and keep both updated and organized.

• Keep accurate files and schedule of sessions performed in accordance with Company policies, procedures, and standards.

• Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings with management.


Additional Duties:

• Continuously circulate through the gym; spend appropriate time with each member providing form corrections/spots, answering questions and scheduling appointments.

•Maintain fitness area in a clean and orderly fashion by racking dumbbells, barbells, and plates; picks up towels, newspapers, and trash.

• All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education: Prefer a Bachelor's Degree in a health or fitness related field. NASM, NSCA, ACSM, ACE or AFAA certification required. If you hold a current certification that is not listed, please contact the club's Personal Training Director to confirm it meets the eligibility requirement.

Experience: Practical experience in the field. At least one year of previous experience as a Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor desired. Flexible schedule; sharp athletic personal image; maintain regular conditioning program. Sales experience preferred.

Physical Requirements: Requires a wide range of constant physical activities, including but not limited to: sitting, squatting, walking, bending, kneeling, twisting, pushing, pulling and reaching. Frequent repetitive movements. Frequent movement, lifting or carrying of weights in accordance with member’s abilities. Frequent use and demonstration of fitness machines.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
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