Fitness Instructor - Maidstone

Be Military Fit
07 Aug 2019
16 Aug 2019
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Instructor - Maidstone

Reports to: General Manager

Direct Reports: Instructors

This role will primarily be responsible for leading group & personal training sessions. The role will also include management of multiple Instructors.

Are you an inspiring leader with excellent interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude?
Can you motivate large groups of Clients and build membership?
Are you a committed self-starter who can take the initiative and get things done? Can you motivate and engage a team to be successful and achieve results?

A Lead Instructor needs to be passionate about BMF and have a deep understanding of how our classes should be delivered whilst also understanding the needs of our members on a day to day basis.

You will be a strong ambassador for the company's brand and be well respected amongst your peers. For full time staff, your working time should be spent running 2 - 25 hours direct group sessions and delivering against the key accountabilities under the direction of the General Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring BMF is delivered to an excellent standard across all venues under their direct management and for supporting the business' future growth in this territory.

The Role:

This new role will be pivotal to the future success and growth of BMF Sites. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for ensuring that all direct reports are performing in accordance with their role profile and objectives.

Key Accountabilities:

Ensure accurate sign in of Members
Report to all allocated Classes on time, in uniform & follow BMF programme & policy
Be familiar with & follow contingency plans
Set personal progression targets with Members and recording progression
Interact with Members & deliver class to current programme in the BMF way
Verify correct equipment for programme is available & fit for purpose
Identify Members that are losing enthusiasm & may stop attendance. Intervene, encourage & escalate
Actively verify with Members that they are getting what they expect from BMF
Be a positive representative of BMF internally & externally
Build trusted relationships & provide opportunity of support for Members
Be responsible for the Health & Safety of yourself, Instructors & BMF Member at your Sites
Be willing & available to attend training sessions
Follow set technical & behavioural standards set by The Academy
Proactively welcome & engage with Trialists. Convert Trialist to become Members
Proactively welcome & engage with new Members
Comply with employment terms & conditions. Hold Instructors to their terms & conditions
Escalate Instructor performance issues to GM
Identification of talent within Instructor population
Support GM in mobilisation, resourcing & demobilisation of events
This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive and you may be required to undertake various duties as may reasonably be requested of you by the Company.

Personal Characteristics:

Inspiring leadership qualities with the ability to engage and motivate a team
Passionate and enthusiastic about fitness and BMF

Knowledge/Skills/Experience that are essential:

Recognised Level 3 personal trainer qualification.
Excellent customer service skills to attract new customers and retain current members.
Current driving licence
Current experience with a reputable health & fitness company, management position or group fitness establishment, studio, personal trainer.
Ability to interact & engage others & willingness to learn & succeed
A good understanding of IT using word, excel and email.
Exceptional communication skills across all levels

Knowledge/Skills/Experience that are desirable:

A military background and preferably Instructor experience but not essential
Management experience
Sports science or strength and conditioning background
Sales experience
Ability to adapt to the use of social media

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