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Studio Manager (Fitness / Group Exercise) (R-3256)

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2444 N Elston Avenue
Chicago, IL  60647

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The Studio Manager reports to the Program Manager and is responsible for overseeing our signature programs and all aspects of the Studio experience within the club.

The Studio Fitness experience at Midtown is unique in that we offer multiple boutique studios and signature formats complimentary to our members. The Studio Manager is critical in ensuring that we offer a premium studio experiences and that we develop new and creative ways to increase class participation to elevate the member experience. This Leader will be nimble and adaptable to the changing landscape of the industry and will thrive in a people-first environment, bringing an energetic and inspiring leadership style to our fitness team:

The Position

  • Actively recruiting, including outbound sourcing of talent
  • Onboarding and leading our rock star team of instructors
  • Performing regular evaluation of classes, ensuring instructors are maintaining the integrity of Midtown signature programs
  • Managing performance and talent development of instructors
  • Effectively communicating information between instructors and management team/midtown employees and vice versa
  • Developing strategies to increase class participation
  • Assisting the Program Manager in the formation of group programming schedules
  • Collecting & collating studio participation numbers monthly
  • Attending regular classes within the competitive set/boutique studio space to stay current with trends in the Fitness industry
  • Working within company guidelines to ensure the studio is on brand and aligned with Midtown's vision of an in-club boutique strategy
  • Overseeing studio special events
  • Overseeing the studio experience, including all equipment and audio-visual systems

Accountable For:

  • Group Programming participation
  • Studio & Programming Experience
  • Promotion of events, classes, and instructors weekly
  • Instructor Talent Development and Class Evaluations


  • At least two years of group fitness experience
  • Maintain at least one nationally recognized certification in Group Fitness
  • Leadership experience preferred

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.

MIDTOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About Us

We work at Midtown to inspire people to transform their lives–and we do our job well. Our members stay longer than any other major athletic club chain in North America because we are committed to providing resort-like environments, personal attention, and strong communities at every one of our clubs. We believe all three of those pillars start with attracting and growing rock star talent at every level of our organization.

Who We Want

We're looking for people that share our core values: kind individuals who want to win together, see things as the glass half full, are passionate about helping others, and strive to always be better than yesterday.

Associate Benefits

Members of the Midtown team receive:

  • Complimentary club membership
  • Discounts on Midtown products and services
  • Access to hundreds of free courses for professional development
  • Health insurance for eligible full-time associates (30+ hours a week)
  • And more