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Personal Trainer, Lower Manhattan - Equinox Fitness Clubs

New York, New York

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Overview

As an Equinox personal trainer, your career becomes an empowered lifestyle founded on maximizing both your personal and client performance. Under the guidance of two dedicated managers, you will develop and refine an approach to programming, education, business, and financial planning that ensures your Personal Training career is as unlimited as your passion. Secure a stronger future and help us redefine the science of fitness and the art of living.

  • Full Time
  • Entry to Mid Level
  • No Travel
Personal Trainer

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  • Confident
  • Team Player
  • Outgoing
  • Results-driven
  • Self-Starter
  • Good Listener

Description

Personal Trainer, Lower Manhattan - Equinox Fitness Clubs

Overview

OUR STORY

Equinox Group is a high growth collective of the world's most influential, experiential, and differentiated lifestyle brands. We restlessly seek what is next for maximizing life - and boldly grow the lifestyle brands and experiences that define it. In addition to Equinox, our other brands, Blink, Pure Yoga, SoulCycle, Equinox Hotels and Equinox Media are all recognized for inspiring and motivating members and employees to maximize life. Our portfolio of brands is recognized globally with locations within every major city across the United States in addition to London, Toronto, and 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

JOB OVERVIEW

We are looking for energetic, creative, and enthusiastic Personal Trainer, reporting to the Personal Trainer Manager and Fitness Manager to join the Equinox team. This is a non-exempt  hourly position great for candidates looking to make a significant impact in a growing and dynamic organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administer fitness evaluations (Equifits), orientations, stretching and personal training sessions
  • Establish and maintain a personal training client base according to company standards
  • Provide a high level of personalized attention to members
  • Maintain knowledge and/or participation in all club services, programs and products
  • Update and maintain the Personal Training App
  • Instruct and demonstrate to members on the proper use of equipment and exercise techniques which may include operating equipment and dynamically moving weight up to 50 pounds
  • Provide each member and potential member with the best quality customer service
  • Adjust and operate all fitness equipment
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Attend Personal Training related meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current nationally recognized Personal Training certification (Bachelors or Masters degree in field preferred)
    • Eligible for opportunities to start at a higher Tier level based on experience and education.
  • Minimum of 6 months personal training experience preferred
  • CPR/AED certification 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess honesty and personal integrity 
  • Possess passion, ambition, drive, and knowledge regarding the fitness industry 
  • Excel in time management, organizational and follow-up skills
  • Reliable, professional, computer literate, energetic, and friendly

Pay Transparency: $33-$67/per session;$15/hr (non-session work); ability to earn additional incentive bonuses

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS  

  • Must be able to perform all essential physical aspects of the position which may include standing, sitting, running, walking, jumping, squatting, bending, and reaching. As well as pushing, pulling and lifting up to 50 lbs at a time

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
  • Perks and incentives with our products and services including Personal Training, Pilates, Spa and Shop

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/

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Must have a legal right to work in the United States. 

  • Industry Leading
  • Expand Your Knowledge
  • Promote from within

Culture

  • Equinox is proudly recognized as the industry leader in Personal Training expertise, with the first in-house education of its kind through the Equinox Fitness Training Institute.

  • Through progressive and continuous effort, our Personal Trainer’s knowledge base will expand through in-club functional workshops, marquee seminars & symposiums, as well as deep industry relationships with university, equipment, and scientific partners worldwide.

  • The PT Department believes in a “promote from within” philosophy. Most of the senior PT Department leadership, both at the national and regional levels, started as personal trainers with Equinox.

Total
Rewards

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA and FSA, including mental health coverage

  • Retirement planning options, including employer matching 401(k)

  • Access to our global network of state-of-the-art facilities

  • Leadership advancement opportunities such as Master Instructor, MNR Manager, or Personal Training Manager

  • Membership discounts on Equinox products and services

  • The highest compensation structure in the industry, with an earning potential of $100K+

  • Over 160 hours of paid education through the Equinox Fitness Training Institute

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Michelle fell in love with Equinox—the education they offered, the support system within the trainers and instructors, and the growth- focused feedback she consistently received. In 2015, she became a Tier 1 personal trainer and built her business quickly. Within 6 months, she became a Tier 3 personal trainer and transferred to the Huntington Beach, California location in 2016.

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