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Become A Membership Advisor

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Working As A Membership Advisor

  • Selling or Influencing Others
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Getting Information
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Stressful

  • $76,725

    Average Salary

What Does A Membership Advisor Do At Equinox

* Responsible for selling club memberships Prospect new business and clients Host events and workshops for in-club lead generation Achieve or exceed individual sales goals, renewals and ancillary service goals Conduct pre-planning activities each month including strategic outreach, for securing member referrals Build rapport and lasting relationships with prospective and current members Under the leadership of a General Manager, the support of a Regional Sales Manager and a sales team, Advisors must display, have knowledge of and participate in all the club's services, programs, and products Qualifications Previous sales experience preferred An entrepreneurial spirit Confidence to perform on an incentive based salary Excellent verbal and written communication skills Enthusiastic, energetic, personable and friendly disposition Personal passion for health and fitness Enjoy working within a team Strong time management skills and practices Willing and able to work evenings, weekends and holidays COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Base salary along with sales commission opportunities for: New membership sales (no cap) Renewal membership sales Ancillary sales (Spa, Personal Training, Pilates) Team sales achievements (club and market opportunities) Additional benefits include: Health Insurance
* Medical, Dental, Vision 401K plan Complimentary Club membership Discounts on all Equinox products and services including Personal Training, private Pilates, Spa, Cafe services, and Shop items To learn more about Equinox and our careers, visit careers.equinox.com.
* Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
* Must have a legal right to work in the United States.
* While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.
* We regret that phone calls will not be accepted.
* EOE "Equinox will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, Sections 4901
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What Does A Membership Advisor Do At Gold's Gym

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How To Become A Membership Advisor

A bachelor’s degree is required for entry-level jobs, and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) is useful for advancement.

Education

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents generally must have a bachelor’s degree to get an entry-level job. Studies in business, finance, accounting, or economics are important, especially for larger firms. Many firms hire summer interns before their last year of college, and those who are most successful are offered full-time jobs after they graduate.

Numerous agents eventually get a master’s degree in business administration (MBA), which is often a requirement for high-level positions in the securities industry. Because the MBA exposes students to real-world business practices, it can be a major asset for jobseekers. Employers often reward MBA holders with higher level positions, better compensation, and large signing bonuses.

Training

Most employers provide intensive on-the-job training, teaching employees the specifics of the job, such as the products and services offered. Trainees in large firms may receive technical instruction in securities analysis and selling strategies. Firms often rotate their trainees among various departments to give them a broad understanding of the securities business.

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents must keep up with new products and services and other developments. They attend conferences and training seminars regularly.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Brokers and investment bankers must register as representatives of their firm with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). To obtain the license, potential agents must pass a series of exams.

Many other licenses are available, each of which gives the holder the right to sell different investment products and services. Traders and some other sales representatives also need licenses, although these vary by firm and specialization. Financial services sales agents may need to be licensed, especially if they sell securities or insurance. Most firms offer training to help their employees pass the licensing exams.

Agents who are registered with FINRA must attend continuing education classes to keep their licenses. Courses consist of computer-based training on legal requirements or new financial products or services.

Although not always required, certification enhances professional standing and is recommended by employers. Brokers, investment bankers, and financial services sales agents can earn the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification, sponsored by the CFA Institute. To qualify for this certification, applicants need a bachelor’s degree or 4 years of related work experience and must pass three exams, which require several hundred hours of independent study. Applicants also must have an international passport. Exams cover subjects in accounting, economics, securities analysis, financial markets and instruments, corporate finance, asset valuation, and portfolio management. Applicants can take the exams while they are getting the required work experience.

Advancement

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents usually advance to senior positions in a firm by accumulating a greater number of accounts. Although beginners often service the accounts of individual investors, they may eventually service large institutional accounts, such as those of banks and retirement funds.

After taking a series of tests, some brokers become portfolio managers and have greater authority to make investment decisions regarding an account. For more information on portfolio managers, see the profile on financial analysts.

Some experienced sales agents become branch office managers and supervise other sales agents while continuing to provide services for their own clients. A few agents advance to top management positions or become partners in their firms.

Many investment banks use an “up or out” policy, in which entry-level investment bankers are either promoted or terminated after 2 or 3 years. Investment banks use this policy to ensure that entry-level positions are not occupied long term, allowing the bank to bring in new workers.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. To judge the profitability of potential deals, securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents must have strong analytical skills. This includes computer programming skills which they use to analyze financial products. 

Customer-service skills. Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents must be persuasive and make clients feel comfortable with the agent’s recommendations.

Decisionmaking skills. Investment banking traders must make split-second decisions, with large sums of money at stake.

Detail oriented. Investment bankers must pay close attention to the details of initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions because small changes can have large consequences.

Initiative. Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents must create their own client base by making “cold” sales calls to people to whom they have not been referred and to people not expecting the call.

Math skills. Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents need to be familiar with mathematical tools, including investment formulas.

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Membership Advisor Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    52.2%
  • Male

    45.4%
  • Unknown

    2.4%

Ethnicity

  • White

    76.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    13.9%
  • Asian

    7.6%
  • Unknown

    1.6%
  • Black or African American

    0.7%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    63.4%
  • French

    12.2%
  • Portuguese

    7.3%
  • Mandarin

    4.9%
  • Vietnamese

    2.4%
  • Dakota

    2.4%
  • Japanese

    2.4%
  • Russian

    2.4%
  • Tagalog

    2.4%
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Top Skills for A Membership Advisor

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Top Membership Advisor Skills

  1. Customer Service Issues
  2. New Membership Sales
  3. Monthly Sales Goals
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Assisted with customer service issues such as account and billing problems, kids camps, swim lessons, etc.
  • Plan and execute group outreach in the community to promote gym and garner new membership sales.
  • Implemented multiple prospecting activities resulting in consistently meeting or exceeding monthly sales goals.
  • Followed up with current members often to create opportunities for new lead referrals.
  • Negotiate with prospective members on enrollment fees and advise them on appropriate membership option.

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