Sales Manager
Equinox - New York, NY

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Overview:
A fresh look at fitness. Discover inspiring career opportunities and unlimited potential at for growth at Blink Fitness. At Blink Fitness, we believe you shouldn’t settle for less, just because you pay less. That’s why we’ve created a workout experience unlike any other. You’ll feel the difference as soon as you step through the door. Our bright, spacious and modern facility will awaken your sense. While our approachable staff goes beyond, being friendly – actually treating you with respect and helping you with respect and in any way they can.

As a member of the Equinox family, Blink Fitness joins the company as it continues to grow into new markets while integrating new brands into the fold. Equinox lifestyle concepts and products include full service spas, healthy gourmet cafes, upscale, stylish clothing boutiques and a newly launched web magazine, Q Blog. In addition to Blink Fitness, Equinox continues to expand with the Pure Yoga and Soul Cycle brands – all recognized for inspiring and motivating members and employees to reach their goals and exceed their own performance expectations. Currently based in the New York tri-state area, we have seven gyms open, with an additional 5 schedule to be opened by the end of 2012. An additional 25 are slated for 2013, helping us to achieve our aggressive goal toward a national footprint.

Join us and discover a dynamic work environment built around helping others maximize their potential, where limitless opportunity is cultivated by the highest in industry standards across training, education, marketing, media and sales.

JOB OVERVIEW:
Currently, we are looking for a Sales Manager with 7-8 years of field marketing and partnership experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter seeking an entrepreneurial opportunity where you can grow while working with a dedicated marketing team.

This position reports to the Director of Marketing. The Sales Manager position is field-based and requires travel between locations. Position will have responsibility for up to 15 Blink locations including existing and future clubs.
The Sales Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of local market strategies that result in the required leads and sales to achieve our monthly targets. The Sales Manager must be well versed in identifying key influencers, along with the planning and execution of partnerships and events ranging from grass roots, community-orientated activities to national platforms and like-minded brands. The ability to schedule, prioritize and see multiple jobs through to completion is essential. This person must have a can-do attitude, be comfortable “pitching” potential partners, and be a local “face" /ambassador for our brand.

Responsibilities:
Work with established Marketing Team to understand key drivers of each market.
Actively contribute to acquisition-based marketing efforts through local and regional outreach.
Implement grassroots and community initiatives while leveraging key influencers and partnerships in multiple markets.
Develop innovative partnership approaches that result in the required number leads and have a high return on investment (both time and money)
Establish and present success metrics for each partner and program to the team (written/verbal)
Develop a strong working relationship with Club and Area Managers in multiple locations.
Serve as a brand ambassador to ensure that the brand is always being properly represented

Qualifications:
Responsible for up to 15 NY Region clubs including locations in Westchester, NJ, NY Metro and Long Island.

BS/BA required

Preferably 7-8 years of In Field marketing and partnership experience
Strong relationship management, communication and interpersonal skills
Influencing skills (proven ability to persuade others towards an idea or goal)
Detailed-oriented (able to establish, create and executive activities)
Team player
Innovative and creative thinker
Established connections in the NY region (highly networked)
Resourcefulness (able to stretch money and people)

Accountabilities/Measurements
Achieve monthly lead and sales targets for each club
Ensure new member count ramp meets goals for all new clubs
Work within budget

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS :
Competitive Base Salary
Complimentary Blink membership
Comprehensive benefits package
And more

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