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Director, Corporate Communications - Equinox Fitness Clubs

Director, Corporate Communications - Equinox Fitness Clubs

Overview

OUR STORY

We are a company with integrated luxury and lifestyle offerings centered on Movement, Nutrition and Regeneration. In addition to Equinox, our other brands, Blink, Pure Yoga, SoulCycle, Furthermore, Equinox Hotels, and Variis are all recognized for inspiring and motivating members and employees to maximize life. Within our portfolio of brands, we have more than 200 locations within every major city across the United States in addition to London, Toronto, & Vancouver. 

OUR CODE

We are passionate about high performance living and we practice what we preach – investing time in our own health and fitness. We believe that everyone has untapped potential within them and it takes a disruptive approach to unleash it. We dream big and don’t settle for the status quo. We sweat the details. We never accept less than 110% to help each other deliver the Equinox experience and enable our members to get great results.  We are obsessed with what’s new, what’s now, what’s next. Never following, always leading, living ahead of the moment in fashion, culture and consumer behavior. We aren’t just a company; we’re a community vested in each other’s success. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company.

If you are a high performing individual who is passionate about winning and inspiring others then we are excited to discuss career opportunities with you.

Job Description

As Director, you’ll partner directly with the SVP, as well as with a broad range of internal colleagues, on supporting the executive leadership with strategic communication to help elevate our company’s story. The ideal candidate will proactively develop and implement programs and initiatives, partnerships, and activities that both educate and elevate diversity, inclusion, and equity as core values of Equinox.

The Opportunity:

  • Play a lead role in preparing, researching, and implementing integrated communications strategies derived from business priorities, in collaboration with internal stakeholders
  • Identify opportunities and mitigate risk to build and protect the corporate reputation
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with top-tier business and financial and industry press
  • Produce compelling communications of all types
  • Provide senior, strategic communications counsel and support to the executive leadership team in responding to issues that may impact employees and corporate reputation
  • Work closely with the internal teams to deliver compelling and accurate information
  • Draft sensitive or business critical employee and member emails, memos, talking points and statements
  • Garner thoughtful and impactful stories in top-tier business press demonstrating Equinox’s value proposition and continued growth

Qualifications

  • Outstanding writing and editing skills
  • Ability to simplify the complex and strategically tailor communications depending on the audience/stakeholder
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience in the field. Experience in media and entertainment is desirable but not essential
  • Ability to simplify the complex and strategically tailor communications depending on the audience/stakeholder
  • Interest and direct experience in diversity, equity and inclusion communication strategy is preferred
  • Proven aptitude to solve problems and adapt responsively and flexibly in a fast-paced ever-changing environment
  • Experience in devising, managing, and executing communications and project plans.
  • Proactive self-starter who can manage complex tasks and projects quickly with minimal supervision
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to protect brand/company reputation

Additional Information

AS A MEMBER OF THE EQUINOX TEAM YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • We offer competitive salary, benefits and industry leading commission opportunities for club employees
  • Complimentary Club membership
  • 30- 50% discounts on all Equinox products and services including Personal Training, Private Pilates, Spa and Café’ services and Shop items

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.

Equinox is an equal opportunity employer. For more information regarding our career opportunities, please visit one of our clubs or our website at https://careers.equinox.com/