Gainesville Health and Fitness Sales Internship

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Gainesville Health & Fitness
4820 Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Are you looking for the opportunity to gain real world skills and experience that will make your resume shine? Do you desire a fun, team-focused environment, where you can gain hands-on experience at a cutting-edge, industry-leading organization?

We’re Gainesville Health & Fitness, and we are the most respected fitness center in the world. Featured on the August 2008 cover of Inc. magazine, people even outside of the fitness industry look to us as a leadership factory.

Gainesville Health & Fitness Centers internship opportunities were designed to give college students the opportunity to gain a more accurate understanding of what it takes to work in the fitness industry. By working closely with several key departments our interns gain firsthand experience in the professional fitness industry. Some of the key departments include Hiring Department, Membership sales, Facility operations, Service departments, Personal training and Marketing. By spending time with each of these departments the student gets the opportunity to understand how all of these departments work together to benefit the company as a whole


Individuals selected will be extensively trained and be given hands on support in the areas of:
o Sales Skills
? Core competencies
? Product Knowledge
? Product Presentation
? Phone skills
? Active listening
? Objection Handling
? Closing the sale
? Generating Referrals
? Managing customer expectations
o Marketing
? Participation in advertising and promotional activities
o Prospecting
? Identifying a target market
? Creating programs for target market
? Personal Branding
• Becoming a category authority
o Sales Team Organization
? Recruiting and Selection of sales people
? Conducting a Sales Training Program
? Sales Compensation
? Leadership a Sales Team
o Sales Planning
? Forecasting Sales
o Evaluating Sales Performance
? Evaluating individual and team Sales performance
o Participation in weekly/monthly meetings
? Sales
? Marketing
? Strategic Objective review sessions
o Understanding company culture

*Interns are provide with a complimentary membership to Gainesville Health & Fitness


• Basic computer skills, including ability in Word and Excel.
• Must have strong organizational, and customer service skills
• Pursuing a degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Exercise Science or related field
• Must be an active college student receiving college credit

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