Personal Trainer

245 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915
United States

Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
From $25 To $30.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description


The Ipswich YMCA is looking for a Nationally Certified experienced Personal Trainer to work with members and guest facilitating individual and group personal training sessions. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently supporting the needs of members working out as well as establishing a strong rapport to initiate the sales of additional training sessions. Hours not assigned to personal training will be spent supporting the needs of the fitness floor and/or leading Group Exercise classes if certified.

Essential Functions:

  1. Deliver a high quality member and program participant experience by providing hands-on instruction and personal training for individuals and small groups.

  2. Work individually with clients, assessing and evaluating health & history to determine appropriate individual exercise program ultimately achieving their physical fitness goals.

  3. Properly progress and advance individual programs based on fitness goals and capabilities considering post-rehabilitative goals and recommendations from medical providers/therapists.

  4. Ensure clients are performing exercises correctly to minimize injuries and maximize potential for ongoing engagement.

  5. Perform exercise demonstrations and machine overviews for clients on the fitness floor recommending modifications for varying levels of ability. Provide fitness floor supervision engaging members and maintaining cleanliness and functioning.

  6. Work with Director of Operations to market personal training and related programs and services with aim of growing personal training.

  7. Help members achieve their fitness goals and manage systems to track progress and communicate with members providing motivation and accountability.

  8. Maintain and grow client base through sale of personal training packages.

  9. Maintains professional and technical knowledge about exercise, health, and fitness by remaining current with trends in the industry.

  10. Provides excellent customer service and monitors and responds to guest and member feedback.

  11. Work with Director of Operations to help develop fitness engagement activities to benefit our community.

  12. Promotes all facility programs/activities by discussing other department areas that may assist members with a total facility experience. Must keep current with facility calendar - programs, events and activities.

  13. Maintain positive communication both inside and outside the YMCA regarding the staff, members, volunteers, and donors.

  14. Accentuate positive attributes nurturing the whole; physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. Give praise for effort.

  15. Perform all other duties as directed for the overall success of the organization.

Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in physical education or related field.

Certification from a nationally recognized agency such as ACE, AFFA, ASCM, NSCA, and NSPA.

Excellent customer service skills and strong work ethic.

Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously.

Professional manner, discretion, and professional appearance

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational attitude and demeanor

Awareness of proper body mechanics to prevent injury.

Must be willing to attend additional required trainings, as required and maintain first aid and CPR certifications.

Flexible schedule. Must be available to work weekends, evenings and holidays as required.

Schedule details below:

Must be available to work flexible mornings, evenings, and weekends

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran's status, or sexual orientation.
Debra Parsons
245 Cabot Street
Beverly MA 01915
United States

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