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General Manager

General Manager

Momentum Indoor Climbing

Salt Lake City based Momentum Indoor Climbing is hiring for the full time position of General Manager (GM) for its SODO bouldering gym in Seattle, Washington. This 19,200 square foot bouldering gym in the heart of Seattle marks Momentum’s sixth location and will feature innovative wall designs that highlight modern competitive style bouldering and also a 100-foot long top out island. Momentum SODO will further serve the climbing community with sport-specific training tools and a dedicated yoga studio. Momentum SODO is the first of two Momentum locations coming to the city and will be followed by Momentum Seattle, a full service rope, bouldering, and fitness facility opening in Spring 2019.

Momentum is seeking highly motivated applicants with climbing gym management experience, a familiarity with event coordination, and at least five years of climbing experience. The SODO GM will oversee and coordinate all aspects of gym operation. He or she will focus on customer service, community development, and high quality staff training congruent with Momentum’s core values. Top GM applicants will be confident and experienced in creating a positive work culture where all staff can thrive and progress, and where goals are clearly defined and understood by the entire team.


Required Experience, Skills, and Certifications

  • Four year college degree or equivalent preferred
  • Must have at least five years climbing experience and show a strong enthusiasm for the sport
  • Experience in customer service, staff management and event coordination required
  • Experience with P&L management required
  • Experience in a variety of climbing disciplines or competitive climbing preferred
  • Applicants must have exceptional communication skills
  • Basic computer skills required including familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google apps for business
  • Experience with Rock Gym Pro software preferred
  • Applicants must have the adaptability to manage a constantly evolving workload by effectively setting, observing, and reevaluating project priorities. Must be willing to respond to unexpected tasks with a positive attitude

Environmental and Physical Demands

  • Able to work in a loud, high energy environment on a regular basis
  • Comfortable speaking in front of and providing instruction to large groups
  • Comfortable working at height and moving up and down a climbing wall
  • Able to continuously stand and walk on unstable and uneven surfaces for long periods of time
  • Able to repeatedly lift, move, and carry up to 50 lbs of weight on a regular basis
  • Able to balance, kneel, pull, push, and grasp objects as needed
  • Have the visual acuity to assess details from distance
  • Current First Aid and CPR certifications required

Compensation, Benefits and Perks

  • Full time salary of $30 – $37 / hour DOE
  • Participation in Momentum’s health insurance plan
  • Participation in 401K plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://momentumclimbing.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=73 →

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