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Gym Instructor

Are you a creative and dedicated fitness instructor?


Job Overview

Category : Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Experience(s) : 0-3 Year
Location : Nairobi
Job Type: Entry Level
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : Diploma
Salary :

Client Overview

“Be Yourself. Everyone Else is Already Taken”. We’ll be opening a thoroughly refreshingly unique independent hotel in Nairobi next year. If you love hospitality but want a little more adventure in your life we might just be the place for you, whatever your specialist skills and experience. We’re looking for people who thrive on stimulating new challenges and who will be encouraged to be themselves, rather than being treated as cogs in a machine. And if you’ve never worked in the hospitality industry, no matter, as an injection of fresh perspectives from newcomers will help to keep us apart from the mainstream hotel herd. If this sounds like it might be your thing, please send us your resume and tell us a little about who you are. We look forward to creating something rather special with an entirely special collection of individuals.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Advise guests on diet, develop bespoke personal training plans and give vital advice and encouragement.
  • Demonstrate the correct way to use exercise equipment and monitor the use of gym equipment.
  • Ensure the gym is clean and free of health and safety hazards
  • Deliver exercise classes, workshops, personal exercise and diet plans
  • Understand and anticipate guests’ needs and accurately and promptly fulfill guests’ requests
  • Ensures that every guests using the gym receives attention ensuring awareness and safety. Be able to promote the hotel products and services.
  • Ensures every new member has a fitness test and individualized exercise program drawn.
  • Maintains good television and gym music with acceptable music and sound levels which are pleasing to the guests.
  • Reports any guests’/member complaints to the supervisor.
  • Reports all equipment breakdowns to the engineering department and also inform the Supervisor/Manager for follow up.

Skills and Other Competencies

  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in fitness training.
  • Must be ethical and uphold the highest degree of integrity.
  • Must be punctual and dedicated.
  • Must be creative with their fitness training routines.
  • 2 years’ work experience in the fitness industry
  • Experience in running group exercise classes
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Hospitality Skills
  • Pro-active and reliable
  • Able to work alone and within a team
  • Flexibility to work various shifts including evenings and weekend

Work Experience

  • At least 1 year’s work experience in a commercial gym
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft software packages such as Word, Excel

Education Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma/Certificate in physical fitness/physical Education from a recognized institution
  • First Aid training