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.

EMD UK is recruiting!

We are the national governing body for group exercise. Our vision ishealthier communities through group exercise’ and our mission is ‘to support group exercise instructors to be the best they can be.’

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.

Head Office roles

CRM and Technical Support Executive (Full Time/Part Time)

EMD UK is looking for a new team member to lead on all day-to-day CRM technical support and to support the development and delivery of digital projects.

The primary responsibility of the role will be supporting all organisation departments with the day-to-day use of our Customer Relationship Management System. This will include triaging issues, reporting to external technical support, configuration, data cleansing and reporting. The individual will also be involved in supporting the wider team in project development where digital and technical infrastructure are required.

Full training will be given on the use of CIVI CRM so prior experience with this product is not essential. The role will have access to CIVI CRM specialist technical support for diagnosing and fixing issues.

You can access the full Job Description and Person Specification here.

Salary: £32,000-£35,000 per annum plus benefits (depending on skills and experience).

Contractual Status: Full-time is desirable, but part time and flexible working are available. Initially contracted until 31st July 2022 with the possibility of extension.

EMD UK is happy to offer this position as office based at EMD UK Head Office, Horsham, West Sussex OR under a working from home/flexible arrangement.

To apply please email a supporting document detailing how you meet each of the criteria in the person specification, accompanied by your CV. Please include details of two references (eg current and previous employer, college tutor, mentor etc). 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 submissions of this nature will not be considered.

Applications will be assessed and suitable candidates invited to interview as they are received.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact jade@emduk.org. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please email your application to Head of Insight and Digital, Jade Cation jade@emduk.org

We ask all candidates to complete our equalities monitoring form (below)

Workforce roles

Course Tutors – GTM (Group Training to Music) and DFQ (Dance Fitness Qualification)

EMD UK wishes to recruit Level 2 Trainers who will be responsible for supporting and training student fitness instructors working towards completing their Level 2 qualification.  Able to equip students with the skills and knowledge to become group exercise instructors,  you will also have the opportunity to deliver a variety of courses such as Dance Fitness and Group Training to Music.

For more information, please see the full Job Description and Person Specification here.

To apply, please send the following to us at training@emduk.org

  • Completed application form (click here)
  • Your CV
  • Relevant certificates
  • A 5 minute video of you teaching a class in the relevant group style to the course
  • Please also complete the equalities monitoring form (below)

Following a successful application, you will be required to attend an initial standardisation session and shadow an existing course trainer.

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