JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Here you can browse a list of current vacancies with us or with our partners. Have a look to see what’s on offer.

As the national governing body for group exercise, EMD UK is the go-to organisation for participants, teachers, organisations and the media for expert advice about trends and opportunities across the sector. We are an insight driven organisation that operates the largest database of group exercise classes in the UK to connect participants with thousands of instructors offering classes in their local area.

To facilitate the continued growth of the sector we provide quality training and development as well as ongoing help and advice to instructors, supporting them at every stage of their career. We also work in partnership with organisations to endorse and develop all forms and styles of group exercise, including start up support for new fitness brands and concepts trying to enter the market. We work proactively to bring all aspects of the industry together to achieve our vision of ‘a healthier nation through exercise’.

Current Vacancies

Head of Insight, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead EMD UK’s work on insight, equality, diversity and inclusion. We are an insight-led organisation, so this job role is critical to ensure that we have high quality insight to steer all the activity across EMD UK. This role will commission research and interpret the findings for the maximum benefit for EMD UK and group exercise instructors. You will also be responsible for all aspects of equality, diversity, and inclusion, including the creation and delivery of our Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.  Leading a small team, you will report to the chief executive and will be part of the senior management team, contributing to the strategic direction of the company.

Salary: Starting salary circa £40,000 per annum (depending on skills and experience).

Term: Permanent

EMD UK are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on any protect characteristic.

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How to Apply

Please complete and return the following:

  • Application form detailing how you meet each of the criteria in the person specification
  • Diversity monitoring form – your data will be stored separately from your application and will at no time be connected to you or your application.
  • Referees will not be contacted before a verbal offer of employment is made.

Please do not just send your CV or a generic application as this will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 27 June, Provisional interview date 6 July

 If you have any questions regarding this role or would like a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Marcus Kingwell, CEO, via email marcus@emduk.org

Opportunities within the Fitness Industry

Fitness Instructors – virtual roles

One of our course graduates, Rho, who founded Rock it with Rho Ltd, set up an Instagram Members Squad to keep her class participants –  known as the Rockets – physically and mentally active during the lockdowns.

One year on, the Squad is stronger than ever and has grown into a full worldwide fitness and well-being community.

There are currently six regular Rock it Instructors all teaching different styles – from Latin to Sculpt and Core to Pilates – plus Rho’s tailor made sessions – Soca Aerobics, Booty Burner, Waistline Workouts, Rock it Resistance, Stretch it . . . to name but a few!

As the Squad continues to grow,  Rock it with Rho is looking for more Fitness Instructors to join the Rock it with Rho team!

  • This is a virtual role for their online fitness and well-being Squad community.
  • Instructors must be confident in front of the camera and have a passion for bringing out the best in people.
  • Knowledge on suitable music/copyrights for online platforms would be ideal.
  • Great opportunity to work with a supportive team.

If you are currently undergoing your instructor training and are interested in the role, please get in touch!

  • Please send your CV to Rho at Rock it with Rho, plus
  • It would also be great if you could send across a short clip/highlight video of you teaching.

Please have a look at their highlights video so that you can get an idea of their vibes:

Fitness instructor for kids – London

BeLifted is looking for a fitness instructor for children in Primary school aged 6-11 years old for five days a week,  Monday – Friday from 12.30pm-1.30pm. The activities will be everything from skipping, to boxing and kids exercises.  They are looking for someone who can be on time, vibrant and enthusiastic. The school is based in Camden and pays £30 per hour, plus there is free parking from 11am. Contact Belifted on beliftednow@gmail.com