Fitness Manager – Blankenbaker Campus

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Do you have a passion for fitness and a heart for ministry? Are you energized by exercise and looking for a unique way to connect our community to Jesus and one another? This role is outreach driven and needs the right leader to help advance the Kingdom.   This Is Us We’re a growing, multi-site, Bible-based community in the greater Louisville area with a passion for connecting people to Jesus & one another. We value: Connection over production (John 15:5). Risk & adventure over safety & comfort (John 3:8). Innovation over tradition (Luke 5:19). Personal engagement over attendance (Luke 9:62). Expressive worship over religious rituals (Luke 7:38). This Sound Like You? You enjoy: leading group exercise and keeping up with current fitness trends You should keep walking if: you’re not a “people person”. It’s more about relationship building than the workout. We’ll high-five you if: you have management experience and are social media savvy   What You’ll Actually Be Doing · The Fitness Manager will lead and oversee the fitness ministry operations; including weekly fitness classes and yearly wellness programs. · Provide leadership and direction to ensure alignment with the mission, vision, and strategies of Southeast Christian Church. Determining long-term goals and direct projects. · Recruits, trains and leads volunteer instructors. · Responsible for all program promotions and marketing, as well as developing new and creative ways to promote within the community. · Researches and develops new wellness programming to keep up with industry standards and ensure quality programs. · Provides continuing education and workshop opportunities, overseeing the development of group fitness instructors. · Responsible for encouraging relationship building and spiritual growth in volunteers and participants. · Collaborates with other Southeast ministries to promote fitness programs and provide wellness opportunities. · Works with Southeast HR to provide staff wellness programs and classes. · Works closely with the Facility Manager to oversee fitness equipment and general facility upkeep. · Responsible for managing the fitness budget. · Provides First Aid/CPR/AED training for staff and volunteers. · Instructs group fitness classes as needed. · Manages the Fitness Assistant. · Connect with the community through digital engagement channels.   Our Must-Haves Availability to work some evenings and Saturdays Basic computer skills Organizational skills Ability to interact with a large number of people Physical ability to lead classes or pick-up weights Ability and knowledge to answer fitness related questions Ability and knowledge to educate participants regarding use of equipment and content of the classes Ability to create and manage the fitness budget Ability and knowledge of maintaining exercise equipment High School Diploma required Personal trainer certification required First Aid/CPR Certification required Group fitness experience Engaged member of Southeast Christian Church who supports the Statement of Faith, submits to the leadership established by the church, and lives out our church mantra in tangible ways.   Ready to get started? Apply today!