Fitness Program Manager (New York, NY)

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Manhattan, NY 10022
United States
Category General Manager
Experience Required
Degree Required
Job Start Date
$50,000.00 to $65,000.00 Per Year
Job Description

Fitness Program Manager, New York, NY

Midtown Manhattan, Monday-Friday schedule

If you are an experienced fitness industry team leader and want to grow a high service, newly opened corporate site, this opportunity is for you! HealthFitness is looking for a full-time Fitness Program Manager in NYC to manage and direct all operational aspects of a midsized, single client on-site fitness program ensuring the highest level of participation, results achievement, and customer satisfaction. In this role, you'll cultivate relationships, lead a small staff, provide personal training and group exercise, manage marketing and delivery of programs and services, and carry out contract compliance. 6,100 sq ft. fitness center with varied weekday shifts: 6AM-2:30PM; 10AM- 6:30PM; & 11:30AM-8PM.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with HealthFitness policies, procedures and applicable laws including recruiting, orienting, training, evaluating, developing and planning the succession of associates. Plan, assign and direct work assignments to ensure staff remains challenged and productivity is maximized.
  • Staff training & development to promote and encourage career growth. Ensure certifications for safe and effective program delivery, conduct bi-annual formal performance appraisals, and initiate formal corrective action process when warranted. Submit employment forms, payroll records and billing worksheets accurately and according to contract provisions and HealthFitness policies.
  • Ensure contract compliance and manage client relationship. Develop and manage the yearly strategic business plan, operating budget, and outcomes focused programs that meet client objectives.
  • Track and report participant and program data for measurement of individual and program goal achievement and results. Direct and market fitness center based individual and group fitness programs, health education activities, motivational programs and special events.
  • Manage all fitness center program activities in accordance with HealthFitness operational, quality, safety and service standards. Implement and instruct individual and group fitness programs, provide floor supervision, fitness testing, exercise prescriptions, and orientations.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Associate’s Degree or higher required, along with a minimum of 5 years related fitness industry experience.
  • Ability to lead, manage and operate a fitness center. Proficiency in fitness assessment and exercise prescription.
  • Current Adult CPR/AED and First Aid certifications from American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute.
  • Current Personal Training certification from an industry recognized and HealthFitness approved provider.
  • Industry recognized Group Exercise certification from ACE, AFAA/NASM, ACSM, NCCPT, or NETA required within 90 days of hire.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others. Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ideal candidates will have previous supervisory experience and the ability to teach a variety of group exercise class formats.
  • Applicants must meet hiring requirements including but not limited to pre-employment drug test.


HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, provides fitness solutions that engage and connect people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. Our work focuses on creating meaningful connections with each of our participants to help them move forward. We foster each individual’s journey by creating communities of health within the organizations we serve – so that everyone is supported. As an employee of HealthFitness you will enjoy a variety of health and financial benefits and receive competitive pay. We provide personal and professional support, training and development and flexible employment opportunities.

Benefits & Perks: Our comprehensive benefit package includes Medical/Dental/Vision plans including HSA, PPO and FSA options, retirement/401(k) including employer matching program, fitness and wellness programs incentivized with medical plan discounts, certification reimbursement program, tuition reimbursement, paid new parent leave, paid Holidays, PTO (starting at 3 weeks), volunteer paid time off and much more.

Compensation: $50,000-65,000 annually plus personal training commission. Pay is dependent on experience and qualifications.

HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business. EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veteran
Tamara Leuschen

United States
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