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; evening & weekend availability strongly preferred.
  • Patience.
  • Strong communication skills

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Yoga Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

Yoga Instructors will lead groups both verbally and physically through varying styles and levels of yoga classes. In addition to administrative work required for class, sourcing and or organizing equipment, offering training adjustments and recommendations may be required.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Teaching safe, effective exercises to a variety of student demographics.
  • Leading classes according to the schedule provided.
  • Maintaining the yoga room and equipment.

Requirements:

  • Passionate about yoga and general fitness.
  • Extensive climbing experience is not required, but tailoring classes for the climbing needs of students may be required.
  • RYT-200, NCCA Yoga Certification or comparable certification.
  • Liability insurance policy.
  • First Aid, CPR/AED certicifation.
  • At least 1-2 years of expereince leading yoga classes.
  • Maintain a positive and energetic personal attitude and class in line with gym policies.

If interested in teaching Yoga, please email us at chathammarketing@gravityvault.com 

 

NJ / Hoboken

Route Setter
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The Route Setters are some of the most important contributors at The Gravity Vault. Route Setters are responsible for all of the climbing routes and problems in our facilities. We look for creative individuals who love climbing and are experienced setters. 

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Setting Routes and Problems.
  • Set up and cleanup of Setting Safety Zones.
  • Fore Running your Routes/Problems.
Requirements:
  • Ability to Climb a 5.13+ and V8+.
  • Prior Experience Route Setting.
  • Ability to set creative Routes.
  • Competition Setting experience a strong plus.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Ferdie@gravityvault.com.

Director of Franchise Operations, Rock Climbing Franchising
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Job Description:

Company Description

Rock Climbing Franchising LLC (RCF) is the franchisor of indoor rock climbing facilities that operate under The Gravity Vault name. Rock Climbing Franchising is the only indoor rock climbing gym franchise in the United States and operates 4 corporate Gravity Vault locations and 8 franchise locations.  The Gravity Vault operates under the belief that anyone in the world can learn how to rock climb, whether they are 5 or 75 years old. We operate facilities that offer a welcoming environment with varied terrain and routes that provide something that fits all skill levels from a first-time climber to an accomplished traditional climber. At Rock Climbing Franchising, we believe in building a strong foundation to support a successful endeavor. The Rock Climbing Franchising team is excited about the future and can’t wait to share our passion for climbing with the world, one gym at a time. 

Job Summary

Rock Climbing Franchising is now seeking a Director of Franchise Operations to join our corporate team. The Director of Franchise Operations acts as the lead consultant for The Gravity Vault franchise owners to implement operational strategies and improve business performance and profitability. The Director of Franchise Operations will be the liaison for the franchisee from the initial signing of a franchise agreement  to the opening of their facility, including the facility's ongoing operations. They will then be the main point of contact for each franchisee, working on a daily basis with all franchise owners and operators as the main corporate representative.  

Job Responsibilities

Improve Territory Operations

  • The focal point of the position is on improving KPIs (key performance indicators) of individual franchise locations, inclusive adherence to brand standards and quality control.
  • Support and coach franchisees to improve operations metrics as they relate to overall climber satisfaction and results.
  • Conduct regular site visits; communicate operational and compliance guidance and education during site visits.
  • Document adherence to company compliance standards, improvements made, areas of opportunity and direction on how to improve.
  • Problem-solve root causes of operational opportunities across franchise sites and implement change via business reviews, action plans, and other tactics.
  • Responsible for protecting and enforcing brand standards through routinely advising The Gravity Vault leadership teams on areas of opportunity and strategies for maintaining excellence.
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity in operational results by reporting territory metrics as true reflections of performance.
  • Seamless continuation of work while traveling on company business (i.e. conduct work using mobile devices, from hotels, and/or across varying time zones when necessary).

Unit Economics

  • Responsible for maximizing sales and profitability.
  • Responsible for working with franchisees on territory and organizational level profitability.
  • Review franchise owners annually. 
  • Analyzes territories P&L and operations.
  • Coach and counsel franchisees to reach individual territory goals.
  • Understand market conditions impacting operations and performance with the ability to identify, recommend and influence revenue generating opportunities.

Relationship Building

  • Influence and inspire franchisees to engage in The Gravity Vault initiatives.
  • Provide guidance to franchisees on growing their business.
  • Develop productive working relationships with franchisees. 
  • Build Territory Relations by visiting The Gravity Vault locations, communicating with franchisees via phone, e-mail, individual franchise meetings and written communications.

Leadership Competencies that must be demonstrated

Project Management

  • Focus and diligent prioritization of work and resources.
  • Strong ability to create and deliver projects within aggressive timeframes.

Strong Communication Skills

  • Great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to present operational information in a clear and concise manner.

Problem Solving

  • Experience / Knowledge of franchise operations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Root Cause Identification

  • Ability to identify the root cause of an issue by asking “Why” and digging deep to find the cause versus the symptoms.
  • Ability to understand how other factors influence the issue.

Business Plan Development and Execution

  • Ability to guide Franchise Owners’ in developing their market strategy and guided business plan.
  • Understands the local market.
  • Coach Franchise Owners in executing an effective profitable business plan and continued performance maintenance.

Financial Acumen

  • Strong understanding of financial reports.
  • Ability to present financial information in a clear and concise manner.

Interpersonal Savvy

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills: team building and conflict resolution.
  • Experience in client facing / relationship building roles.

 

Job Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in franchise operations preferred.
  • Previous experience owning or managing a franchise is a plus.
  • Travel up to 50%. 
  • Site visits at a minimum of 2-3 times per year.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace.
  • Work under pressure in order to meet deadlines, with extended hours/days when required.
  • Must be able to independently prioritize and schedule multiple responsibilities.
  • Autonomous self starter comfortable managing time and tasks independently.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary based upon experience
  • Bonus opportunities/incentives
  • Health insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Opportunities to participate in professional development courses
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Multi-facility gym membership
  • Access to pro-deals through our industry partners

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Sue Pernetti (sue.pernetti@gravityvault.com)

 

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:
  • 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.

 

To apply, click here