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ELITEFTS™ JOB OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for energetic professionals who are looking to help us take Elitefts to the next level…entry level with high potential for advancement. 

Web Content Editor 

Elitefts.com™ is currently accepting applications for a Web Content Editor.  This is a full-time, in-house employment opportunity. 

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be required (but not limited) to perform the following tasks daily:

  • Producing new content and writing it in an interesting, educational, and appealing fashion
  • Editing written work from in-house and outside submissions
  • Formatting informational, instructional, and entertaining content following the elitefts.com style guide in preparation for article publication
  • Collaborating with elitefts.com Editorial Department to strategize the production process of publication material appropriate for elitefts.com
  • Using Word Press, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Word fluently to produce work 

Skill Requirements:

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with Editorial Team
  • Have excellent writing and editing skills, with an understanding of the special requirements of writing for the Web and elitefts.com readers
  • Be creative, able to alter writing style to reflect elitefts.com audience
  • Use organizational skills to plan, collect, and arrange material from multiple sources
  • Be able to produce content within tight deadlines

Qualifications:

Successful candidates must have at least (2) years of experience as a Web Content Editor. A bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field is required. All interested applicants should self-motivated, a problem solver, and willing to work in a cohesive team environment. 

To Apply:

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, list of professional references, and unofficial transcripts to: sheena@elitefts.net 

 

SPORTS & FITNESS JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP

elitefts.com is currently accepting positions for part-time internships for the Spring and Summer 2017-2018 academic year.

Job Description:

Successful candidates will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Producing, editing, and formatting educational articles and news posts for the elitefts.com website
  • Strategic collaboration of applicable content for the elitefts.com website involving athletes, coaches, advisors, and columnists
  • Covering live events by collecting content via interviews, photography, and video
  • Any and all other duties assigned by the editorial department and accredited institution.

Job Requirements:

This is an on-site intern position. Successful candidates will be required to work at the elitefts headquarters in London, Ohio. elitefts interns will be expected to conduct themselves and dress in a professional manner while representing elitefts.

Qualifications:

All interested applicants should be self-motivated and willing to work in a cohesive team environment. Candidates must be journalism majors with experience using WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Word. Candidates should have a sincere interest in online and social media.

Compensation:

Professional development and networking opportunities are on-going. Candidates will receive elitefts apparel and be permitted to train in the S4 compound. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation will be provided.

Career Advancement:

Individuals who complete a journalism internship at elitefts.com will gain the much needed professional experience and increased knowledge base to help acquire full-time employment within the journalism and/or sports and fitness industry.

To Apply:

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, list of professional references, and unofficial transcripts to:

Big Cheese of Hiring Interns 
jobs@elitefts.com

 

MARKETING INTERNSHIP

Elitefts.com™ is currently accepting positions for part-time internships for the 2017-2018 Academic Year.

Job Description:

Successful candidates will be required but not limited to the following tasks:

  • - Copywriting and quality control of products and sales for the elitefts.com website
  • - New product research & development, promotion, and strategic marketing
  • - Any and all other duties assigned by the Purchasing Director

Job Requirements:

Successful candidates will be required to work at least 20 hours per week for the duration of 15 weeks for a total of 300 hours at the elitefts headquarters in London, Ohio. Elitefts interns will be expected to conduct themselves and dress in a professional manner while representing elitefts.

Qualifications:

All interested applicants should self-motivated, problem solving, and willing to work in a cohesive team environment. Candidates must be sports management, economics, marketing, or a related major with some experience with marketing, social media and willing to work with deadlines. In addition, applicants should have a basic knowledge of:

  • Magento
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Excell

Candidates should have a sincere interest in a career in the sports marketing field, specifically with strength training equipment and apparel. General knowledge of the fitness industry and basic exercise technique is also a plus.

Compensation:

Successful candidates will receive hands-on experience developing video projects, editing training compilations, and assisting with interviews. Professional development and networking opportunities are available. Candidates will receive elitefts apparel and be permitted to train in the S4 compound. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation will be provided.

Career Advancement:

Individuals who complete a sports marketing internship at Elitefts.com will gain the much needed professional experience and increased knowledge base to help acquire full-time employment within the sports and fitness industry.

To Apply:

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, list of professional references, and unofficial transcripts to:

Big Cheese of Hiring Interns 
jobs@elitefts.com

 

DIGITAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

Elitefts.com™ is currently accepting positions for part-time internships for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

Job Description:

Successful candidates will be required but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Video editing and production
  • Filming of interviews and training sessions
  • Creating product information and on-line marketing
  • Producing on-line graphic art and implementation
  • Any and all other duties assigned by the Digital Media Editor

Job Requirements:

Successful candidates will be required to work at least 20 hours per week for the duration of 15 weeks for a total of 300 hours at the elitefts headquarters in London, Ohio. Elitefts interns will be expected to conduct themselves and dress in a professional manner while representing elitefts.

Qualifications:

All interested applicants should self-motivated, problem solving, and willing to work in a cohesive team environment. Candidates must be communication major or something relevant to Digital Media, with some experience filming with basic video lighting, video editing software, audio-visual equipment, and DSLR cameras.

Specifically, applicants should have a basic knowledge of:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Media Encoder).
  • Knowledge of operating a DSLR camera is a huge plus.

Candidates should have a sincere interest in a career in the communication field, specifically video production, video editing, and on-line media. General knowledge of the fitness industry is also a plus.

Compensation:

Successful candidates will receive hands-on experience developing video projects, editing training compilations, and assisting with interviews. Professional development and networking opportunities are available. Candidates will receive elitefts apparel and be permitted to train in the S4 compound. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation will be provided.

Career Advancement:

Individuals who complete a video production internship at elitefts.com will gain the much needed professional experience and increased knowledge base to help acquire full-time employment with, the video production, or sports and fitness industry.

To Apply:

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, list of professional references, and unofficial transcripts to:

Big Cheese of Hiring Interns 
jobs@elitefts.com

  

NEWS WRITER INTERN

Our www.elitefts.com news section is gaining popularity as a leading news source for the strength training community. Our vision is for elitefts.com to be the number one source of strength training information around the world.

Elitefts.com™ is currently accepting positions for off-site internships. Online journalism and blog experience is highly encouraged. Experience in marketing, social media, and Photoshop are also encouraged. 

Job Description:

Successful candidates will be required but not limited to do the following tasks:

  • Producing, editing, and formatting instructional, informational, and entertaining news posts for the elitefts.com website
  • Covering a wide variety of hot topics to inform and entertain the strength training community. Topics include but are not limitied to: powerlifting, bodybuilding, strongman, nutrition, rehab, special events, rumor reports, new products, etc.
  • Operating and creating through Wordpress and Photoshop (or another appropriate photo editor)

Job Requirements:

Successful candidates will be required to create news posts per week. The amount of news posts per week will be customized for each individual. 

Qualifications:

All interested applicants should self-motivated, problem solving, and willing to work in congruence with a team passionate about educating others. Candidates must have experience writing, editing, and formatting short news posts and willing to work with deadlines. 

To apply for an internship, please submit the following to jobs@elitefts.net:

  1. Your resume.
  2. An essay explaining your interests, the strengths you’d add to our editorial team, the skills you possess, and the skills you’d like to improve upon. Please don’t exceed 600 words.

Applicants without both of the items above will not be considered.

Compensation:

Successful candidates will receive experience developing writing skills and ability to cover news in a professional manner. Professional development and networking opportunities are available. Candidates will receive elitefts apparel. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation will be provided.

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