Business Operations Assistant Wanted
Small Business Operations Assistant Wanted to Support the Growth of a Flourishing Personal Training Studio in Barrington, RI.
Apply Below IF…
You’re an Organized, Customer Service Focused, Self-Motivated Person Who Will Excel in an Entrepreneurial Environment.
Employment Type: Part-Time, 10-15 hours/week, Starting $15/hour, and free personal training.
My name is Andrew DiOrio and I’m the owner of East Bay Strength and Conditioning. For the past six years EBSC has been educating, motivating, and inspiring our Members to become the best version of themselves through our training, nutrition and lifestyle programs.
Over the last couple months we’ve had tremendous growth and it’s come time for us to bring on some additional help behind the scenes to get to the “next level.” It’s our goal to help hundreds of Barrington area residents look, feel and perform their best. To do this, we need a strong supporting cast, which includes a SOLID business operations assistant. Quite frankly, we need someone who is a well rounded individual with experience in sales and marketing, and who will perform daily administrative tasks (paperwork, data entry, etc). We need a motivated person who has a firm grasp of software and technology or learns these things easily (Word, Excel, Facebook, Instagram, etc.), AND loves talking with people (handling sales and networking).
WARNING: Working in an entrepreneurial environment is much different than working for a “regular” company – we often build the plane as we fly it. Creativity and flexibility are a must! In addition, we’re looking for someone with the following 12 Entrepreneurial Attitudes:
Focus on Results
Have an Ownership Attitude
Be in Alignment
Be a Partner
Learn How to Handle Strong Emotions
Have Patience and Compassion
Don’t Give Up
If you are hired for this position you will need to come to EBSC 3 days per week. Primarily morning and early afternoon hours, occasionally coming in on Saturdays. There will be some flexibility to the hours.
Your Primary Objective
Perform daily tasks that will grow the EBSC clientele base and protect the trainers time & stress levels so they can do what they do best to serve the members & customers and grow the business.
Minimum Required Performance Responsibilities
-Answer inbound calls
-Answer “Contact Us” emails
Prospective Clients & Trials
-Answer inquiry calls and emails
-Schedule & confirm orientations
-Follow-up with new trials
Attend networking meetings or other events as a representative of EBSC Training Studio
New & Current Clients
-Send Welcome Card & follow-up (letters, cards, etc…)
-Manage client folders
-Manage workout logs
-Manage Wall of Fame and Events Calendar
-Manage client birthday recognition
-Missed class follow-up communication
-Follow-up tasks (calls, send cards, letters, etc.)
Inventory & Purchasing
-Client Goody Bags
-Load Blogs & Emails
-Facebook Fan Page posts
-Facebook Group posts
-Some Project Management Tasks
-Assist with planning and coordinating
Potential Additional Responsibilities:
-Administrative duties as assigned
-Business errands (e.g., picking up office supplies, going to the post office, meeting with vendor, etc.)
-Be present and participate in member activities/events
-Attendance at continuing education/development training
Great phone personality/etiquette.
You will be talking with our customers, who are VERY important to us, and prospective customers, who are also extremely important. You must be comfortable conversing on the phone, in person, and through email. You must know how to conduct yourself professionally, take clear messages and deliver clear instructions to the prospect or client. We’ll teach you everything you need to say and do, but we can’t teach you manners and professionalism.
Experience in sales and marketing.
We don’t just want a novice who can try to “wing it”. We want a candidate who has a proven track record.
Thoughtfulness and organization.
We need you to be able to think for yourself and be organized. We are very serious about this one. We do NOT want a robot. We want someone who learns and grows with us.
You must be comfortable using the Google Drive applications (similar to Microsoft Office), specifically Documents and Spreadsheets (basic level knowledge)
A great deal of your work will be via email. You will be set up with an email account that is run through Gmail. You need to be very comfortable and proficient with email.
We take a lot of pictures and need to store/categorize them for later use.
Social Media. Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube are an important part of our community. You must be an active social media user and familiar with it’s basic functions.
We use a robust software called Active Campaign, which is a CRM (Customer Relationship Manager), contact management, marketing automation and e-commerce program. You will be trained on this software and be provided with additional learning materials, but previous experience is definitely a plus!
We enjoy activities (parties, charity workouts) and would like to do them more regularly. We may lean on you for help with these.
Compensation & Benefits:
10-15 hours per week at $15/hour
Free Training and Participation in Transformation Challenges, Workshops, Seminars, etc.
Potential Future Growth:
Increased hours up to 20-25 hours per week, increased hourly pay, sales commissions.
How to Apply
We’re looking to hire the RIGHT person relatively quickly. If this position sounds like the PERFECT FIT for you, then simply follow the instructions below and get started…
NOTE: Failure to follow these instructions will result in your resume going in the circular file. This is your first test!
STEP 1: Fill out the form below, in the last box explain why you are the perfect person to fill this position.
STEP 2: Email: Andrew@eastbaysc.com your resume and a list of at least three references with phone numbers and what your relationship is with each reference (i.e. previous employer, college professor, etc.).
I will review your resume. If I 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. This will not be a long, drawn out process. I believe in taking action quickly so get your resume over to me pronto! I look forward to reviewing it and hopefully meeting you personally.
HAVE FAITH & TAKE ACTION!
Andrew DiOrio, owner
East Bay Strength and Conditioning
P.S. – This is NOT a corporate type of structure job. I am a entrepreneurial small business owner. This is not the type of job where just showing up is enough. EBSC is everything to me – It’s my livelihood and passion.
I want nothing more than to find a person who takes real interest in doing GREAT work and contributing to the growth of the business. This position will grow into something bigger and better for the RIGHT person. We still have much we want to accomplish – MANY MORE LIVES TO IMPACT!
With all that said, enthusiasm and a positive attitude go long way in my book. As long as you have the basic skills I outlined above and a great attitude, you’re definitely a candidate!
P.P.S. – Time is of the essence here. For one, we need to move quickly to get someone in place. We’ve already received a handful of candidates. If you are truly interested, MAKE SURE YOU APPLY RIGHT AWAY.