Ideal Northwest

Team Member / Coach

(As of January, 2018, hiring for SATURDAY Coaches)

Ideal Protein is a medically-designed protocol intended to help clients lose weight while rebalancing their metabolism.  

We seek a part-time Ideal Protein Coach/Team Member.  Individuals with personal success on the Ideal Protein protocol – especially with Ideal Northwest, in particular, will be given priority.  Alternative/equivalent* personal weight loss and maintenance success will also be considered.  

  • Learn and conduct Orientations for prospective clients. 
  • Learn and conduct Health Screenings and Initial Intakes for new clients.   
  • Learn Protocol and provide support for dieters. 
    • At weekly Weigh-In appointments, weigh, measure and record data for client progress. Review food journal, advise client on any needed changes, answer questions and provide support for overcoming challenges. 
    • Review health profile and chart regularly and ensure any needed follow ups with medical providers are completed. Keep excellent notes on client progress. 
    • Become familiar with foods and recipes and assist clients in exploring options for variety. 
  • Using FullSlate, organize, optimize and be responsible for your own schedule. 
  • Recruit new dieters by asking current clients for referrals, creating content regularly for our Facebook page and blog.  
  • Cross-train on reception, order processing, team email, phones and administrative tasks. 
  • Occasionally back up for other coaches or fill in for reception/ordering when other staff are out.  Strong team player. 
  • Operate Point of Sale system and cash register. 

Schedule, pay and benefits: 

  • Saturdays from approx 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. with additional shifts available as we grow. 
  • Growth Track:  advance to Lead Coach and/or manage a satellite clinic (with profit sharing).
  • Pay ranges from $15/hr during Training Period, $17.50+ for ongoing coaching (depending on skills, experience and performance). 
  • Part-time = no sick or vacation pay, but includes EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT on all products and bonuses for referral generation and growing the client base. 
  • A wonderful, caring, supportive environment where you change people’s lives for the better every day!

Required Hard Skills: 

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills – reliable and always on time!
  • Strong computer skills, especially with the latest versions of Windows and Office (2016)
  • Accuracy with numbers.  

Required Soft Skills: 

  • Empathy and an ability to communicate genuine care and concern for clients.
  • Kindness. Integrity. A heart to serve.  
  • Ability to bond rapidly with new people.
  • Upbeat, energetic, social, encouraging, engaging and inspiring!
  • Able/happy to lead discussions and present to small groups
  • Excellent boundaries, able to set limits and hold others accountable. 
  • Attention to detail – a quality of meticulousness. 
  • Professional demeanor, wardrobe and appearance.
  • Team player who loves to pitch in and help 
  • A sense of humor
  • Personal growth oriented. 
  • Able to work independently and enthusiastically – often as the only staff member onsite, but with lots of virtual support and consultation available. 

Extra Credit: 

  • Noticeable personal authority and confidence. 
  • An interest in and enthusiasm for human biology and metabolism. 
  • A passion for personal growth (seminars, workshops, books, counseling, etc.)
  • An avid reader and researcher - especially related to habits, addiction and personal change
  • Prior (or current) weight loss experience with Ideal Protein – preferably at our clinic.  
  • Background in counseling or coaching in another field: mental health, medical, nursing, etc.
  • Experience in customer service, support, advocacy. 

Application Instructions

Send the following items to

  • Resume (as .pdf)
  • Cover Letter