Director of Marketing and Events- All Locations

ROCK SPOT CLIMBING is currently looking to hire DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND EVENTS for our facilities in Boston and RI.

 

Job Description

The Director of Marketing and Events at Rock Spot Climbing will design and implement the marketing plans for each RSC location. The Regional Marketing and Sales Associates report directly to the Director of Marketing, and assist in implementing the marketing plans. The Director of Marketing and Events is also responsible for producing all major competitions and events at any RSC location. We are seeking an outgoing, driven, self-starter with a passion for growing a small to medium sized business as well as the sport of climbing in general. The ideal candidate is organized, customer-service oriented and a creative problem solver. The ability to multi-task and work within a group environment as well as on their own is a must.

 

Responsibilities will include:

Create and follow marketing plans for all locations, as well as for the company as a whole
Manage annual advertising and marketing budget for all gyms
Oversee branding to ensure consistent messages across all platforms
Manage Regional Marketing and Sales Associates
Work with Programs Managers to promote their events and classes to the Rock Spot community
Seek and nurture partnerships with local businesses and organizations
Work closely with the Media Producer to ensure the marketing plan and consistent branding is being carried through all social media platforms
Direct Media Producer and assign tasks as needed
Plan, organize, and execute large-scale competitions and events such as B3 and black light parties
Advise local managers on smaller events and competitions
Represent Rock Spot Climbing at area events, expos and fairs
Shift supervisor shifts, open/close the facility as needed
Be able to perform all shift supervisor functions
Be able to perform all floor staff functions
Provide input for agenda of manager and operations meetings
Participate in monthly operations meetings and participate in decision making at the corporate level
Other management duties as required
Desired Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Marketing, Communications or similar)
Previous indoor rock climbing and belaying experience
Previous supervisory experience
Previous event management experience desired
Detail oriented and organized
Punctual and reliable
Customer service and sales experience
Outgoing, friendly and engaging personality
Company Description

Rock Spot Climbing is an indoor rock climbing company with locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a high performance organization that attracts ACTIVE, OUTGOING, and FUN, loyal team members.  To apply, please complete an application and submit along with a resume to B.willsie@rockspotclimbing.com.

Gym Manager- Lincoln, RI

ROCK SPOT CLIMBING  

GYM MANAGER  JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The Gym Manager at Rock Spot Climbing is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the facility, as well as overseeing all managers, shift supervisors and floor staff. The gym manager works alongside the corporate management team under the supervision of the Director of Operations.

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Shift supervisor responsibilities, open/close the facility.
  • Hire, terminate, train, and evaluate managers/shift supervisors/floor staff under the direction of the corporate management team
  • Scheduling manager/shift supervisor/floor staff shifts
  • Find or provide coverage for employees
  • Supervise management team, including scheduling organizing and running supervisor meetings
  • Be able to perform all manager/shift supervisor/floor staff functions
  • Overseeing accounts receivable for the facility
  • Oversee inventory for retail and necessary supplies
  • Maintain register drawers to ensure appropriate change is available
  • Weekly bank deposits as needed
  • Processing and responding to daily reports of gym business
  • Management Reports
  • Make sure all cleaning/maintenance tasks are done as required
  • Review climbing wall maintenance manual and make sure inspections are completed as required
  • Report all accident/incidents properly and in a timely manner
  • Respond to emergency situations with professionalism
  • Other management duties as assigned

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous management experience with employees
  • Experience with employee scheduling
  • Ability to supervise
  • Ability to work nights/weekends
  • Ability to enforce rules and regulations
  • Ability to handle money
  • Ability to communicate effectively with corporate management team
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Customer service experience

 

Company Description
Rock Spot Climbing is an indoor rock climbing company with locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a high performance organization that attracts ACTIVE, OUTGOING, and FUN, loyal team members.  To apply, please complete our application and submit along with your resume to B.Willsie@rockspotclimbing.com.

Portable Rock Wall Coordinator- RI Locations

Portable Rock Wall Coordinator

Job Description

Rock Spot Climbing is looking for a motivated individual to manage our portable rock wall for the 2017
season in Rhode Island. The rock wall coordinator is responsible for booking portable events throughout
the state, coordinating with event holders, scheduling and training staff for those events. The rock wall
coordinator will work under the supervision of the owners and the Director of Operations. This is a part
time position with a flexible schedule.

Responsibilities:
• Seek out opportunities and coordinate inquiries and bookings for the Portable Rock Wall(s).
• Hire, train, and supervise Rock Wall staff and Rock Wall Drivers.
• Schedule events and ensure there is staff availability for upcoming events.
• Schedule staff for events.
• Monitor events and inquiries to determine best use of the Portable Wall(s), including donated
and discounted events.
• Determine cost effectiveness of events versus pay, marketability, advertisement, etc. for RSC
• Create and send invoices, Rock Wall contracts, and other paperwork. Collect, process, and
follow up on payments.
• Coordinate with state inspector(s) to conduct annual inspection of the Rock Wall(s). Ensure all
necessary paperwork is completed and in order for the Wall(s), staff, training, etc.
• Conduct periodic maintenance and upkeep of all the Rock Wall equipment, including the Wall(s),
vehicle(s), ropes, harnesses, and other essential gear.

Requirements:
• Customer service oriented
• Outgoing, engaging and friendly personality
• Some marketing experience
• Flexibility and the ability to deal with stressful situations
• Ability to handle multiple deadlines
• Previous driving and trailer experience
• Previous supervisory / management experience
• Belay certified through RSC

Company Description:
Rock Spot Climbing is an indoor rock climbing company with locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a high performance organization that attracts ACTIVE, OUTGOING, and FUN, loyal team members. Please complete our application and submit along with a resume to Nadav at N.Minkin@rockspotclimbing.com.

Summer Camp Instructors: All locations

ROCK SPOT CLIMBING is currently looking to hire SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTORS for our facilities in Rhode Island and Massachusetts!!

Job Description:
The Summer Camp Instructors at Rock Spot Climbing will run weekly camp programming for youth at the facilities. All activities shall be conducted under the direction of the Director of Youth Programs and the Program Manager.

Responsibilities will include:
Maintaining a safe, positive and productive learning atmosphere
Committing to the 10 week camp season
Interacting professionally with both parents and students
Implementing and monitoring lesson plans and curriculum
Managing the flow of activities/learning during camp
Teaching hard skills (belaying and knots) as well as technique on the wall
Adapting and modifying lessons based on the needs of the campers
Functioning as part of a team
Being able to perform all floor staff functions

Desired Skills and Experience:
Outgoing, friendly personality
Schooling in education, recreation, or a related field
Previous indoor rock climbing and belaying experience
Previous camp experience
Experience teaching/coaching a hands on skill or sport
Experience working with youth of all ages
Experience creating or implementing lesson plans
Ability to work long hours with youth and maintain energy level
Ability to engage an audience
Ability to enforce rules and regulations
Detail oriented and organized
Punctual and reliable
CPR and First Aid (or willing to acquire)

Company Description:
Rock Spot Climbing is an indoor rock climbing company with locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a high performance organization that attracts ACTIVE, OUTGOING, and FUN, loyal team members. Please complete our application and submit along with your resume to the Program Manager at your desired gym.

Regional Marketing and Sales Associate (Rhode Island- both locations)

ROCK SPOT CLIMBING is currently looking to hire REGIONAL MARKETING AND SALES ASSOCIATE for our facilities in Lincoln and South Kingstown, RI!!

Job Description

The Regional Marketing and Sales Associate at Rock Spot Climbing will implement the marketing plan designed by the Director of Marketing for two regional facilities while working as the shift supervisor.  All activities shall be conducted under the direction of the Director of Marketing and the Gym Managers.

Responsibilities will include:

Sales/Marketing
Outreach and identifying potential customers
Maintain updated lists of potential customers, and follow up throughout the year
Follow monthly marketing plan as set forth by the Director of Marketing
Identify and book health fairs and community events
Attend health and community fairs as needed
Cold call/email and collect contacts for potential partnerships
Work with Media Producer to generate creative local Social Media content
Work with Programs Managers to promote their events and classes to the Rock Spot community
Generate content for social media and e-newsletters
Represent Rock Spot Climbing at area events, expos and fairs

Customer Service
Execute monthly training during the Supervisor meeting, showing supervisors how to sell the current promotions, talk up upcoming events, and general sales and engagement tips

Events
Assist the Director of Marketing as needed
Produce Local Engagement Events as needed

Front Desk
Shift supervisor shifts, open/close the facility
Be able to perform all shift supervisor functions
Be able to perform all floor staff functions
Provide input for agenda of manager meetings
Other management duties as assigned

Desired Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree (business, sales, or communication preferred)
Previous indoor rock climbing and belaying experience
Previous supervisory experience
Detail oriented and organized
Punctual and reliable
Customer service and sales experience
Outgoing, friendly personality

Company Description:
Rock Spot Climbing is an indoor rock climbing company with locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a high performance organization that attracts ACTIVE, OUTGOING, and FUN, loyal team members.  Please see our website:  www.rockspotclimbing.com.

Regional Marketing and Sales Associate (Boston- both locations)

ROCK SPOT CLIMBING is currently looking to hire REGIONAL MARKETING AND SALES ASSOCIATE for our facilities in South Boston and Boston-Dedham!!

Job Description

The Regional Marketing and Sales Associate at Rock Spot Climbing will implement the marketing plan designed by the Director of Marketing for two regional facilities while working as the shift supervisor.  All activities shall be conducted under the direction of the Director of Marketing and the Gym Managers.

Responsibilities will include:

Sales/Marketing
Outreach and identifying potential customers
Maintain updated lists of potential customers, and follow up throughout the year
Follow monthly marketing plan as set forth by the Director of Marketing
Identify and book health fairs and community events
Attend health and community fairs as needed
Cold call/email and collect contacts for potential partnerships
Work with Media Producer to generate creative local Social Media content
Work with Programs Managers to promote their events and classes to the Rock Spot community
Generate content for social media and e-newsletters
Represent Rock Spot Climbing at area events, expos and fairs

Customer Service
Execute monthly training during the Supervisor meeting, showing supervisors how to sell the current promotions, talk up upcoming events, and general sales and engagement tips

Events
Assist the Director of Marketing as needed
Produce Local Engagement Events as needed

Front Desk
Shift supervisor shifts, open/close the facility
Be able to perform all shift supervisor functions
Be able to perform all floor staff functions
Provide input for agenda of manager meetings
Other management duties as assigned

Desired Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree (business, sales, or communication preferred)
Previous indoor rock climbing and belaying experience
Previous supervisory experience
Detail oriented and organized
Punctual and reliable
Customer service and sales experience
Outgoing, friendly personality

Company Description:
Rock Spot Climbing is an indoor rock climbing company with locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a high performance organization that attracts ACTIVE, OUTGOING, and FUN, loyal team members.  Please see our website:  www.rockspotclimbing.com.

Program Manager- South Boston, MA

ROCK SPOT CLIMBING is currently looking to hire a PROGRAM MANAGER for our South Boston location.

Job Description
The Program Manager at Rock Spot Climbing is responsible for daily programming, including single-visit groups, multi-visit groups, recurring gym-related programs and event coordination. The Program Manager will work closely with the marketing and corporate team, and report directly to the Youth Program Director and Gym Manager.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee all group/event bookings and ensure adherence to all booking and event policies
  • Communicate with group/event organizers to ensure a positive experience
  • Coordinate Youth Program schedule, including make-up classes and late enrollment
  • Create and implement lesson plans for specific markets or needs
  • Coordinate gym program schedule and enrollment, including recurring classes or events
  • Identify areas for growth or improvement within program schedule, and build or update classes as necessary
  • Create floor staff schedule
  • Shift supervisor shifts, open/close the facility
  • Other management duties as assigned

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous event coordination or program management experience
  • Experience with employee scheduling
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work nights/weekends
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience working with youth of all ages
  • Previous indoor rock climbing and belaying experience
  • Ability to enforce rules and regulations
  • Previous industry experience

Company Description
Rock Spot Climbing is an indoor rock climbing company with locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a high performance organization that attracts ACTIVE, OUTGOING, and FUN, loyal team members.  Please see our website:  www.rockspotclimbing.com.

If you are interested in applying for this position please e-mail a resume and cover letter to Kelsey Moore, Director of Youth Programs.K.moore@rockspotclimbing.com

POTS Season 2, Episode 27 Jar Jar Crimps


We’ve got a few Star Wars themed episodes to close the season with a bang. I this episode, Rhode Island Head Coach, Sean Hannon “SH” sends a yellow V4 out of the main lead wall at our Peace Dale, RI location. Set by head route setter, Mike Dominguez, “Mig,” This climb features the Flavor Crystal hold set from So iLL. These holds demand solid body positioning. The climb finishes with a dynamic drive-by and while there are multiple ways to crush a problem, if this one gives you a hard time, try this beta on for size.

For general info or for contact info, visit:
http://rockspotclimbing.com/

Our shoe demos start today and continue through Thursday. Find your local Rock Spot Location in the dates below and be sure to check out all the great gear that will also be shown off during demo hours. With everything on sale during demo hours, it’s hard not to look at other equipment to go along with your new shoes. Remember, anything not in stock can be special ordered with discounts applied!

All demos start at 6pm and go until 9pm on their designated date. During demo dates and times, we are having a special sale on all retail items over $5. Enjoy 20% (25% for members) savings on in-store retail and special orders. This discount cannot be combined with other offers. Here are the dates for our upcoming shoe demos:

Peace Dale, RI: Monday, November 9, 2015
Lincoln, RI: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Boston-Dedham, MA: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
South Boston, MA: Thursday, November 12, 2015

We just hit 500 subscriptions and we’re fast approaching our 50th episode (this is our 42nd episode)! Thank you all so much for supporting our channel! To show our appreciation, we’re currently running a giveaway for a $25 gift card redeemable at your local Rock Spot Climbing location. All you have to do to enter is make sure you’ve subscribed to our YouTube channel and comment on this and future videos letting us know what your favorite Problem of the SET episode is! Once we hit 600 subscribers, we’ll look through the comments and randomly choose one lucky winner and contact them directly to arrange pickup. If we’re able to hit 600 subscribers before the upcoming shoe demo at your local gym, the gift card will be a great bonus so let everyone know to subscribe so we reach 600 subscribers fast!

It’s a special Back to the Future edition of Problem of the SET where Route Setter and Massachusetts Head Coach, Doug Page, “Dig” sends a Green V5 set by route setter Mickey Oliver, “MoMo” at our Boston-Dedham, MA location. This climb features some great movement on a couple tufas and a foot campus. As always, while there are multiple ways to crush a problem, if this one gives you a hard time, try this beta on for size.

All demos start at 6pm and go until 9pm on their designated date. During demo dates and times, we are having a special sale on all retail items over $5. Enjoy 20% (25% for members) savings on in-store retail and special orders. This discount cannot be combined with other offers. Here are the dates for our upcoming shoe demos:

Peace Dale, RI: Monday, November 9, 2015
Lincoln, RI: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Boston-Dedham, MA: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
South Boston, MA: Thursday, November 12, 2015

For general info or for contact info, visit:
http://rockspotclimbing.com/