Careers at CRAFT fitness
ABOUT US / OUR MISSION
Why was CRCF Created?
Cedar Rapids CRAFT fitness was born in 2010 to Inspire personal growth by cultivating a sustainable healthy lifestyle.
How we accomplish this?
We believe in frequently asking ourselves how we can improve on delivering that promise. We are constantly educating ourselves and innovating our program to be world class. We believe in educating our clients to make positive lifestyle changes and building a positive community. We want to be the best for our members and better then yesterday, everyday.
What we do?
At CRAFT fitness you get so much more than just a gym or fitness class. We have a great community of like-minded individuals to support you in your health and fitness journey! Our highly trained and knowledgeable coaches design and scale each workout for you. They teach and monitor proper technique to keep you safe and progressing, and hold you accountable to reach your fitness goals.
WE’RE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR GREAT PEOPLE!
The right person will want to work with CRAFT fitness because we’re a company that believes in quality standards, continuous growth for our members and staff, and have an open mind for innovating best practices. We have a clear mission and vision for helping our members and future members realize their most ambitious fitness/health goals. We want to provide long term careers in the field of fitness education to people who desire to help us spread better health and fitness.
The right person will solve our desire to enroll new members, coach and service our members to reach their personal goals, and coach group fitness classes across a diverse range of experienced and inexperienced athletes. You will guide members to excel beyond their wildest dreams… It requires you to be skilled in the art of encouragement, motivation, engagement, and communication.
Responsibilities include articulating specialized fitness programming, informing members and prospective members about our specialized fitness programs, executing an educational strength and conditioning class for our members and assisting in community development and upcoming events.. As well as fulfilling both opening and closing duties to help preserve the presentation and longevity of our facilities.
- 20 hours a week of coaching,
- 20 hours a week of member services and office work
- 6-8 hour work shifts
- Manage a membership roster
- Answer phones, manage email accounts, and inform prospective members
- Fulfill opening/closing gym responsibilities
- Encourage participation in community events
- Provide knowledgeable blog content to educate our members on lifestyle, health and fitness topics
- Assist in organization and execution of community events
- Communicate class feedback and findings to Operations Manager for further business improvement
- Stimulate social media interaction that aligns with our team values and vision
The following skill sets will be needed to excel in this position:
Coaching – Be able to command the room and instruct functional movements for safe execution. Be fun, inspiring, humble, detail oriented and have technical exercise knowledge. Coaches are also expected to maintain the facility in a clean and orderly fashion for the safety of our members and staff.
Communication – Be able to listen with empathy and understanding. Be able to communicate clearly and concisely in a friendly, confident manner.
Member Service – Be able to show up to work on time, well groomed, in clean work apparel. Be organized, assertive, caring, detail oriented, empathetic, people oriented, problem solver and self motivated.
Business – Critical thinker, analytical, prioritizer, troubleshooter, basic computer knowledge including facebook, understands and believes in CRAFT fitness’s mission and vision, must abide by CRAFT fitness’s policies, procedures, and guidelines.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
CPR certification required (within 30 days of employment)
CrossFit Level 1 or 2,
Nutrition Certification PN or Eat to perform,
Specialty Certs: Mobility & Oly
CRAFT fitness Professional Coach Development Program Upon Hire
Experience running or managing a business or group, leading a team, being apart of a team, and/or being a Coach, Personal Trainer
TRAINING & SUPPORT
Prior to coaching unassisted or carrying out business driven job duties, the Coach will train with a mentor coach to ensure their success in the position.
Coaches are expected to keep fitness trainings up to date per CRAFT fitness guidelines.
Continuing education development
CRAFT fitness Apparel
Email cover letter, resume, and responses to the questions in orange font below with the subject title
“Full Time Coach – YOUR NAME”:
Why do you want to work at CRAFT fitness?
Why would someone want you to be his or her Coach?
What are your career interests, short term (1-3 yrs.) and long term (5yr.) goals?
APPLY HERE: Dmitry@cedarrapidscrossfit.com