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Personal Training Director

Balance Gym is currently seeking a Personal Training Director to grow, manage, and energize the personal training department at one club. The ideal candidate should have a strong background private training and management. The PT Director is integral to the day to day running of a health club and should be a high energy contributor to the club's overall direction and success. Balance Gym is a DC-based entrepreneurial gym founded upon principles of hard work, a focus on people, and a strong sense of community. The ideal candidate should be similarly tenacious, self-motivated, and capable of functioning without micromanagement. If you have read the responsibilities and requirements below and are qualified please send your resume AND cover letter to Ben@balancegym.com.

Job responsibilities


  • Manages the personal training team (including: HR, payroll and performance management issues)
  • Trains new employees and provides ongoing training for all personal training staff
  • Creates positive, high energy environment for training staff and for new or existing clients
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving staff morale through creative team-oriented activities
  • Monitors and analyzes personal training revenue and budget
  • Meets monthly training goals by generating revenue through sales and promotions
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for the department
  • Conducts departmental meetings
  • Acts as contact person for members regarding personal training matters
  • Evaluates program effectiveness and success based on revenues, participation, satisfaction and further interest
  • Responsible for zone management duties which include reporting any facility, janitorial, or capital improvement needs for assigned area
  • Responsible for being up to date on fitness trends and popular classes/programs
  • Capable of recommending and implementing new and innovative classes and other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn and utilize computers and Motionsoft softwar
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent management skills
  • A comprehensive understanding of the fitness industry

Required Education, Certifications, and Experience:

  • Experience in a health club or the hospitality industry is preferred
  • College degree preferred
  • Further Education in fitness
  • Active CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications