Careers

The Gravity Vault Indoor Rock Gyms’ mission is to make everyone’s rock climbing experience with us a positive and memorable one! We strive to provide a welcoming, diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for not only our customers but our staff alike. Whether you’re young or old, big or small, novice or expert we want The Gravity Vault to be your home away from home. We believe that new heights can always be reached, not only on our walls but in all aspects of life. The best way to achieve these heights is together.

The Gravity Vault is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, age, sex, ancestry, national origin, marital status, disability, genetics, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other actual or perceived characteristics. 

Take a look below for all open opportunities at our facilities!

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NJ / Chatham

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing roll. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Belaying for Programs
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend availability strongly preferred
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Please complete an application here for consideration.

 

Team Coach
Job Category: Junior Climbing Teams
Job Description:

As a Team Coach for The Gravity Vault you will facilitate the training for our Youth Climbing Teams.  In the Team Coach role you will have the opportunity to work with other coaching staff to develop and execute training regimens, practice schedules, technique lessons and more. You will mentor the kids as they progress through our program and help them to achieve their climbing goals. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Supervise climbers at practices.
  • Motivate the kids and empower them to reach new heights
  • Maintain an encouraging, yet competitive environment which upholds The Gravity Vault's Mission Statement
  • Attend Competitions with the team
  • Communicate with Climbers and Parents on goals and achievements
Requirements:
  • Competition Climbing Experience Necessary
  • USA Climbing Coaches Certification (preferred)
  • Excellent Verbal Communication Skills
  • Experience Coaching an individual/team sport at the Youth Level

For Consideration, please send contact us at chathammarketing@gravityvault.com!

 

NJ / Hoboken

General Manager
Job Category: Gym Management
Job Description:

The Gravity Vault is looking for an outgoing and energetic individual with a strong work ethic to lead our Hoboken and soon to open Montclair, NJ facilities as a full-time General Manager. ​The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the gyms and for keeping them in line with the overall company strategy and brand wide mission. The candidate will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer as well as each location’s management team to ensure the gyms are clean, operations run smoothly and goals are being met. They must also help create a positive and inclusive climbing environment for climbers of all experience levels.

Job ​Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all facility operations at both locations
  • Become an expert on all programs and options to climb with The Gravity Vault
  • Ensure company and brand wide mission and standards are met and that all employees are updated and comply with The Gravity Vault's policies and procedures on programming, cleanliness, and safety
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers in person, over the phone, and via email correspondence
  • Train and supervise Gym Managers, Assistant Managers, and Team Coaches while also coordinating with the Route Setting Team
  • Oversee and optimize the weekly schedule to adequately meet the business needs of each gym while maintaining sensitivity to employees’ work/life balance
  • Proactively manage the staffing pool by forecasting future changes in workload and staff availability to determine the need to hire staff in a timely fashion
  • Manage payroll and other operational expenses
  • Coordinate with the management teams to strategize and set goals for both facilities 
  • Plan, execute, and work location and brand wide events including but not limited to climbing competitions and member nights
  • Promote the company through public relations efforts by creating and maintaining local relationships and by sponsoring and/or participating in community events

Requirements:

  • Minimum two years management experience in a climbing gym, fitness facility, retail setting or hospitality industry  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, take initiative and make confident decisions on the fly
  • Willingness to be hands-on, work independently, and as part of a team
  • Must be able to travel to each location on a weekly schedule
  • Valid CPR and First Aid Certification required by first day of training
  • Working knowledge of POS Systems, G Suite and scheduling applications preferred
  • Indoor / Outdoor climbing experience is a plus
  • Full time weekday schedule, with flexible weeknight and weekend availability

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Company-paid holidays: closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter Sunday
  • Eligibility for health benefits
  • Complimentary Multi-facility Gravity Vault Membership
  • Discounted monthly friends & family membership
  • Discounted monthly guest day pass for friends & family 
  • Access to pro-deals through our outdoor industry partners

To apply click here.

Marketing Coordinator
Job Category: Marketing
Job Description:

The Gravity Vault Indoor Rock Gyms is a fast-paced growing company looking to add a Marketing Coordinator to our corporate team as we prepare to open our 4th corporate location.  

The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for building brand awareness to ultimately introduce as many people to the exciting sport of rock climbing at The Gravity Vault. This individual will also be responsible for improving customer engagement and retention with the goal of increasing the company’s revenue.  Our ideal candidate is an active, self-starter with a marketing background, excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced demanding environment. If you think you have what it takes to take our marketing to the next level, we want to hear from you.

*Position is based in Hoboken but must have the ability to travel to Upper Saddle River, Chatham and Montclair locations 1-2 times per week and franchise locations 1-2 times per year.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, execute and manage our marketing and communication plans for all locations to drive sales and achieve membership targets 
  • Manage website content for all locations and develop SEO strategies
  • Expand our current social media presence and generate on-brand content to inform customers and prospects of products, services and events
  • Develop a media plan and define distribution channels for commercials
  • Organize, promote and manage member and charity events as well as competitions
  • Develop and execute a PR plan for the company
  • Assist in the creation and design of marketing materials for corporate and franchise locations
  • Track and report on the performance of all marketing campaigns
  • Present ideas and final deliverables to the Corporate Management team and communicate on marketing programs, strategies and budgets
  • Learn the operational components of our Franchising business and assist with sales, training and site visits with the goal of helping franchisees improve their marketing and creating a synergistic image to all members across the brand.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or Hospitality 
  • 1-2 years of related marketing experience including digital and social media marketing 
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel as necessary

Compensation and Benefits

  • Full Time Salary: Based on experience
  • Health Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Facility Membership
  • Access to pro-deals through our outdoor industry partners

Please click the link below to apply.

https://forms.gle/5ZX2yLDFG688iJUR9

NJ / Montclair

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing roll. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Coordinating Floor Events and Classes
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend availability strongly preferred
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Click the link below to apply!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1m8MG8DhmhOprZTOQRBxammTQYM3Rac-QSRL66ecNnSw/viewform?edit_requested=true 

General Manager
Job Category: Gym Management
Job Description:

The Gravity Vault is looking for an outgoing and energetic individual with a strong work ethic to lead our Hoboken and soon to open Montclair, NJ facilities as a full-time General Manager. ​The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the gyms and for keeping them in line with the overall company strategy and brand wide mission. The candidate will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer as well as each location’s management team to ensure the gyms are clean, operations run smoothly and goals are being met. They must also help create a positive and inclusive climbing environment for climbers of all experience levels.

Job ​Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all facility operations at both locations
  • Become an expert on all programs and options to climb with The Gravity Vault
  • Ensure company and brand wide mission and standards are met and that all employees are updated and comply with The Gravity Vault's policies and procedures on programming, cleanliness, and safety
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers in person, over the phone, and via email correspondence
  • Train and supervise Gym Managers, Assistant Managers, and Team Coaches while also coordinating with the Route Setting Team
  • Oversee and optimize the weekly schedule to adequately meet the business needs of each gym while maintaining sensitivity to employees’ work/life balance
  • Proactively manage the staffing pool by forecasting future changes in workload and staff availability to determine the need to hire staff in a timely fashion
  • Manage payroll and other operational expenses
  • Coordinate with the management teams to strategize and set goals for both facilities 
  • Plan, execute, and work location and brand wide events including but not limited to climbing competitions and member nights
  • Promote the company through public relations efforts by creating and maintaining local relationships and by sponsoring and/or participating in community events

Requirements:

  • Minimum two years management experience in a climbing gym, fitness facility, retail setting or hospitality industry  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, take initiative and make confident decisions on the fly
  • Willingness to be hands-on, work independently, and as part of a team
  • Must be able to travel to each location on a weekly schedule
  • Valid CPR and First Aid Certification required by first day of training
  • Working knowledge of POS Systems, G Suite and scheduling applications preferred
  • Indoor / Outdoor climbing experience is a plus
  • Full time weekday schedule, with flexible weeknight and weekend availability

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Company-paid holidays: closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter Sunday
  • Eligibility for health benefits
  • Complimentary Multi-facility Gravity Vault Membership
  • Discounted monthly friends & family membership
  • Discounted monthly guest day pass for friends & family 
  • Access to pro-deals through our outdoor industry partners

To apply click here.

Shift Leader
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

As a Shift Leader at The Gravity Vault Montclair, you will lead the charge in providing a friendly, organized rock climbing experience for all of our patrons. You will oversee the smooth operation of the front desk, ensure that safety standards are being met out on the climbing floor, and provide guidance to instructors.

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Overseeing the facility operation and flow of activities
  • Manage Instructors
  • Provide top notch customer service
  • Take bookings and final payments for events and large groups
Requirements:
  • Prior experience in a retail or fitness environment
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • First Aid/CPR Certifications

To apply, click here.