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Gym Director

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Come join a growing organization of Climbing/Yoga/Fitness Gyms across the country! Movement’s mission is to Create Community, Share Passion, and Inspire Philanthropy.  We are committed to the communities we serve and developing future leaders.

At a regional and local level, many of our members & guests have told us they feel part of something bigger: communities and facilities where they can pursue their personal best and experience the physical, mental, and emotional transformation of climbing. Be part of creating this space and community, and of sharing the stoke, by joining our team!

Job Summary

The gym leadership team is comprised of the Gym Director and Assistant Gym Director. As a team, they are responsible for ensuring that the gym functions smoothly, all staff are supported and upholding our Core Values, and that we are providing an excellent customer experience.

The Gym Director will report to the Senior Director — DMV North.  They will partner to establish gym-specific goals that will help us deliver on our purpose of empowering personal transformation and inspiring social and environmental impact.

The ideal candidate will have a balance of great customer service and leadership skills, as well as excellent administrative abilities. Proven success in developing and managing a high performing team in a fast-paced environment and the ability to see the big picture as well as the everyday details are essential to being a successful gym director. We’re looking for someone who can be part of a highly collaborative team, but also think and execute independently.

Job responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and direction to all climbing center staff in alignment with our mission, vision and values.
  • Recruits, hires, develops, and mentors service-oriented, collaborative, passionate team made up of gym leaders, and operational staff including yoga and fitness staff.
  • Oversees facility operations including maintenance, cleanliness, routes, retail, programming, and community events.
  • Initiates and implements processes, protocols, and procedures to ensure the gym runs in an effective and service-oriented manner while meeting financial goals.
  • Ensures the team is supported and through them, the gym runs smoothly: all administrative needs are met, all staff are well-trained, and our members and guests’ experiences are awesome.
  • Works proactively to build relationships in the community to drive membership growth and retention.
  • Leads by example and participates in front of house gym operations as part of a rotating management schedule.

Job Requirements

  • Experience running a fast-paced, high volume business, with a large, multi-departmental team.
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service abilities.
  • Embodies the mission, vision and values and able to foster this sense of culture in all staff.
  • Ability to build a strong staff community, hold accountability to expectations, and develop future leaders.
  • Ability to work independently and juggle competing priorities.
  • Ability to solve problems and handle difficult situations with sound judgment.
  • Proficient in organizational tools such as web-based applications, MS Office and POS tools.
  • Passionate individual who is eager to integrate and build the local climbing community.
  • Helpful but not required: Knowledge of climbing center operations including retail, routes and programming.
  • Schedule & Presence Ability to provide consistent presence in gym by working from gym daily.
  • Largely works a weekday schedule, including regular presence during weeknight peak hours, with a rotation of weekend presence. Ability to flex schedule to attend events or gym needs.
  • Uses their gym regularly for climbing, working out and yoga, including during peak hours such as weeknights and weekends.

Additional information

  • Full-time, salary position
  • Salary $80,400, with possible flexibility, commensurate with experience
  • Paid time off
  • Health benefits and retirement plan available
  • Free gym membership

We believe that a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences make our team stronger. Even if your background doesn’t 100% match the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply and share how your unique experience and transferable skills would make you successful in this role.

Movement is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status.

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