National Manager Programming, Personal Training

EQUINOX - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.7



We are a company with integrated luxury and lifestyle offerings centered on Movement, Nutrition and Regeneration. In addition to Equinox, our other brands, Blink, Pure Yoga, SoulCycle, Furthermore, and Equinox Hotels are all recognized for inspiring and motivating members and employees to maximize life. Within our portfolio of brands, we have more than 200 locations within every major city across the United States in addition to London, Toronto, & Vancouver.


We are passionate about high performance living and we practice what we preach – investing time in our own health and fitness. We believe that everyone has untapped potential within them and it takes a disruptive approach to unleash it. We dream big and don’t settle for the status quo. We sweat the details. We never accept less than 110% to help each other deliver the Equinox experience and enable our members to get great results. We are obsessed with what’s new, what’s now, what’s next. Never following, always leading, living ahead of the moment in fashion, culture and consumer behavior. We aren’t just a company; we’re a community vested in each other’s success. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company.

If you are a high performing individual who is passionate about winning and inspiring others then we are excited to discuss career opportunities with you.

Job Description

The National Manager Programming, Personal Training has deep industry experience and is a key subject matter expert for the advancement of innovative programming focused on movement, nutrition, regeneration, behavior change coaching, and other topics relating to our elevated personal training model. Having demonstrated an ability to convert theoretical concepts into practical application, they will own development of new initiatives (across programming, equipment and digital) executed by the personal training department throughout the company. The National Manager Programming, Personal Training will also own the evaluation and selection of equipment that keep Equinox at the forefront of fitness. Collaborating closely with EFTI, they will develop educational material as well as implementation manuals for each new program. The ideal candidate will possess the skills and experience needed to support the rollout of various projects at the same time. The National Manager Programming, Personal Training will bring both a creative as well as a methodical approach to the design of new initiatives.


Own the development, editing, and implementation of new programming for personal training departments within all Equinox clubs
Identify trends and needs within the industry and own the creation of educational material
Convert high concepts into practical, in-club programming
Collaborate closely with EFTI in the development of educational material that matches current curriculum content and training approach
Develop implementation guides inclusive of an educational process around each new initiative
Own the evaluation and selection of equipment that advances our leadership position in the fitness club space
Partner with IT and outside agencies to develop PT digital capabilities that advances our offerings to support client’s expectations of digital as an integrated part of their lives
Coordinate and schedule “round table” white board sessions with both internal and external talent
Work with the personal training operations team to identify and address the needs of the PT department
Collaborate with the personal training operations team to organize low stress rollouts of all new programs
Own the ongoing management and oversight of all new programming
Design presentations with on-brand formatting using PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
Guide the on-boarding of club level management on their role and ownership of new program initiatives
Communicate consistent status updates directly with regional PT leadership

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in a related field; Exercise Physiology, Exercise
Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Etc.
6+ years of experience as a personal trainer and / or Fitness / Personal Training Manager
Exceptional content mastery supported by formal education in topics relating to movement, nutrition, regeneration, behavior coaching and business development
Intimate experiential knowledge of EFTI education process for all trainers
Experience leading education within a club with the intent to drive a specific program to completion
Ability to take complex subject matter and distill to simple education and action steps
Possess both a creative and analytical mindset
High level of comfort in the creation of presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and or Excel
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to think in terms of a diverse learning audience and skill level
Desire to be hands on in an entrepreneurial fast-paced environment
Adaptable to changing job responsibilities and or new project ownership
Ability to learn quickly and organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, and work autonomously
Additional Information

We offer competitive salary, benefits, and industry leading commission opportunities for club employees
Complimentary Club membership
30- 50% discounts on all Equinox products and services including Personal Training, Private Pilates, Spa and Café’ services and Shop items