Alter Personal Trainer West Hollywood, CA · Part time

We are looking for experienced, energetic, and enthusiastic Personal Trainers to join the Alter team

Description

About Alter

Alter is a new indoor/outdoor fitness club in the heart of West Hollywood’s walkable Design District. We limit our total membership to help manage overcrowding and create a tight-knit community. We offer 24/7 indoor gym access; an outdoor rooftop gym with 360º views; a group fitness studio with a stunning 50ft hi-res video wall and an array of innovative classes; beautiful design and architecture; and a protein-forward cafe with flavors and products you won’t find anywhere else. We offer personal training, group fitness, physical therapy, education seminars, nutrition counseling, and body composition analysis, among other amenities.


Job Description

We are looking for energetic, creative, and enthusiastic Personal Trainers to join the Alter team. This is a non-exempt hourly position great for candidates looking to join a dynamic fitness startup and make a significant impact as we scale up.


As an Alter Personal Trainer you’ll be responsible for helping others achieve their health and fitness goals by delivering challenging, dynamic, and effective workouts. You’ll work with our Fitness Director to design custom workouts for each client using time-tested principles as well as the latest fitness science — not trends, but science. Our trainers lead by example and exemplify the nutrition, training, recovery, and mindset principles they teach to our clients.


All Alter Employee Requirements

  • Adhere to and live out the Alter Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Serve as an example of healthy living and motivation within our community
  • Possess passion, ambition, drive, and knowledge regarding the fitness industry
  • Provide each member and potential member outstanding, friendly, attentive, and personalized customer service
  • Naturally exhibit a positive, friendly, energetic, and enthusiastic personality that inspires our members and staff
  • Show up — both literally and figuratively — reliably, predictably, and on-time, every time
  • Demonstrate computer literacy with all the usual tools: GSuite, Office, gym management software, etc
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and follow-up skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit hustle and a sense of urgency around getting things accomplished
  • Possess the highest degree of personal integrity and attention to detail
  • Maintain knowledge and/or participation in all club services, programs, and products
  • Ensure the club is impeccably maintained and organized
  • Attend and participate in company meetings
  • Attend and participate in club events / activities outside the club
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Most importantly: you should care, and you should be able to figure things out


Personal Trainer Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain a robust roster of clients
  • Maintain client records on a daily basis
  • Administer fitness evaluations, orientations, mobility, and stretching
  • Coach clients through personalized workouts in a professional and safe manner
  • Instruct clients on the proper use of equipment and exercise techniques through demonstration and explanation
  • Ensure clients are progressing at the appropriate pace and using correct form at all times
  • Conduct floor time when not training clients: clean up weights; greet members; make sure sanitary stations are stocked; ensure the music/TVs are on; help members with good form; etc.
  • Motivate others, keep a positive attitude, and exceed expectations
  • Modify specific exercises to accommodate various fitness levels, abilities, and injuries
  • Help with social media


Personal Trainer Requirements

  • Current nationally recognized Personal Training certification from an accredited program (ACSM, ACE, NASM, NCSA, AFFA, ISSA, or NFPT)
  • 1-3+ yrs of previous Personal Training experience
  • CPR/AED certification
  • Perform all essential physical aspects of the position which may include, but are not limited to, standing, sitting, running, walking, jumping, squatting, bending, and reaching
  • Ability to push, pull, lift, and otherwise manipulate up to 50 lbs at a time
  • Constantly grow, develop, and share further skills in coaching, physiology, body mechanics, exercise techniques, physical fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, etc.


Personal Trainer Extra Credit

  • Certifications in a related field (group fitness, senior fitness, stretching, etc)
  • A degree in a related field (exercise science, kinesiology, sports medicine, physical education, nutrition, fitness specialist, etc.)


Compensation:

  • We offer competitive salary, benefits, and a flexible work schedule
  • Complimentary club membership
  • Discount for on-site retail and cafe


Please note that Alter has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and members. All potential employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon an offer of employment unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.


This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position; it is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the company.


Alter is an equal opportunity employer.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Must have a legal right to work in the United States.