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General Manager

companyGold's Gym - SoCal
locationArcadia, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Are you passionate about providing a fitness community that is accessible, affordable, and welcoming to everyone? Are you driven by success, then keep reading!!

Why is it great to work here?

Golds Gym is growing fast and looking for a General Manager to help us to provide world-class service to our clubs and members by utilizing in-depth knowledge of company products and programs. You will cultivate the club's culture by assembling a team of people who are committed to our mission, who love to help others reach their goals, and who believe in our entire community's health and wellness. Well challenge your skills, talents, and abilities and reward your every success. Here is just some of the benefits you will get by being a Golds Gym employee:

  • Work in a fun environment with great people
  • Great benefits
  • John Hancock 401k,
  • Paid Time off
  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance
  • Free gym memberships and discounts
  • Opportunities to learn to grow within the company

What sets us apart from the rest:

  • Dedication to our members successes and goals
  • Integrity which creates life-long relationships
  • Passion for people in the communities we serve
  • Pride in what we do and who we are
  • Leadership development (ongoing)
  • Excellence in execution
  • But most of all. we are more than a gym; we are a family!!

We want talented individuals who:

  • Have a positive, upbeat, and outgoing attitude
  • Are passionate about hospitality and excellence for our members
  • Can work in a dynamic, fast-paced, goal-oriented environment without sacrificing quality of service
  • Have fitness industry experience (preferred)
  • Love to constantly learn and grow

When you come to work youll:

  • Assemble and manage a fully engaged and high-performing membership team that aligns with company initiatives and culture.
  • Ensure that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhere to approved budgets
  • Enforces all club rules, policies and promotes proper execution of all procedures.
  • Keep the club fully staffed thorough review of applications, interviewing making hiring recommendations to the general manager.
  • Drive results and continuous improvement in Service and Fitness categories through the application of strong business acumen, building relationships, individualized communication, and development and accountability of department head team.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate execution of daily/weekly/monthly club functions to maximize club profit and loss goals with a member-centric focus.
  • Recruit, hire, train, develop and nurture friendly and inclusive team members to support the needs of members. Position the right team members in roles where they can best impact members' goals.
  • Train, develop, and mentor your club leaders through observing, coaching, accountability, and showing them what "unbelievable" looks like in your own actions every day.
  • Problem-solve obstacles with and for your team, to guarantee an outstanding member and team member experience. Create a culture of trust through delegating to and empowering your team.
  • Guide your department leaders in establishing goals, brainstorming application of club strategies, and achieving club and career goals, both in individual and group settings.
  • Train, train, get a snack and train your team some more. Cross-training is for both minds and bodies! Transfer skills that allow team members to think creatively and expansively toward becoming solutions-oriented.
  • Instill a sense of common responsibility and teamwork across club functions to maintain a positive member and team member experience, with a focus on bringing together the diverse strengths and experiences of individual team members.
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to continuously grow our member community.

There are some MUST HAVES:

  • 3-5 years of progressive management experience supervising 3-10 employees in a team environment, with measurable outcomes of employee development and promotion
  • 5-7 years of broad retail/hospitality/operations industry experience, requiring high execution in both operations and service, with a focus on high team member and/or customer turnover
  • Experience managing P&L and trend reports and demonstrated math and analytical / ratio skills
  • Success in creating new teams and/or rebuilding teams in a collaborative environment
  • Phenomenal communication skills, oral and written, with a heavy emphasis on listening!
  • Experience in turning around operationally and/or financially deficient departments or teams
  • Demonstrated success managing through defined strategy and delegation
  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required and gets you in the door, but we'd love to see a Bachelor's degree
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification required

This role requires the ability to move and lift up to 25 lbs. Standing, sitting, or walking for extended periods of time and ensuring a professional demeanor, clear communication, and appearance in a clean uniform are also required


We Celebrate Everyone!! Golds Gym SoCal and all its affiliated clubs are equal opportunity employers. We are proud of our diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, applicants, vendors, and members alike. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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