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The Front Climbing Club

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST (PART-TIME)

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We are looking for an experienced creative writing and social media professional who is passionate about crafting engaging content and will be responsible for telling The Front Climbing Club’s unique story across multiple channels. The Social Media Specialist will assist with graphic design, photography, and highlight our history, people, events, and all happenings in our climbing community at the Front’s multiple locations.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Design or related field with 1 year of relevant experience and in-depth knowledge of current social media trends. Professional photography experience preferred. This is a part-time position expected to be around 20 hours per week.

HR MANAGER

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This is the perfect role to combine your passion of the outdoors and building & supporting a team! The HR Manager will be in charge of the company’s benefits plans & perks, payroll, culture, recruitment, compliance, employee relations, and performance in order to provide each of our employees a stellar experience working for The Front Climbing Club & Vertical Solutions. This position will manage the HR team (an HR Generalist and Payroll & Benefits Manager) as well as work closely with our exceptional team of leaders and managers.


The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of HR management experience, a passion for building a diverse and inclusive environment, and most importantly, is proactive and thrives in leading a team and driving strategy & vision.

FRONT DESK STAFF

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We’re looking for full-time Front Staff to be the friendly, knowledgeable and passionate face of our Salt Lake gym. Our perfect candidate is a self-motivating people person with an unyielding passion for life, climbing and the outdoors and a 5.14 smile.

Basic job duties include but are not limited to: retail gear and membership sales, checking members in at the front desk, Tasmanian devil-style cleaning, answering the phone like it’s your job (it will be) and channeling your indomitable stoke to each and every climber who walks through the door. However, this is not just a front desk job. We are looking for people who can bring expertise in various specific areas such as instruction, retail, youth programming, graphic design and event coordination. We want people that can contribute and help us build the best gym in the country. If you have the drive and ability, this is a job that has room for advancement and long term stability.

Perks include a free gym membership, gear discounts and rad co-workers who understand and support your passion for all things outdoors.

CONTROLLER

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The Controller is responsible for all business and financial analysis and processes across manufacturing, construction and climbing gym operations. This role will manage cash-flow projections, process control & implementation, and will develop, maintain, & analyze budgets. The Controller will also support their team with day-to-day operations, various reporting, reconciliation and analysis, including maintaining a general ledger accounting system, month-end close, & yearly reconciliations.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience, public accounting firm experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics or Accounting and have strong analytical skills, high-proficiency in excel & QuickBooks, and proven experience implementing & maintaining a system of internal controls.

FRONT DESK MANAGER

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Our Front Desk Managers are passionate about serving others and are dedicated to developing our team to have the best customer service in the industry. Not only does this role have a huge impact on each customer’s gym experience but will be a key player in training and coaching our stellar Front Desk Staff and fostering our local community. We are looking for someone with top-notch hospitality experience and proven experience of managing a team successfully. Strong communication skills are a must as well as the ability to work nights and partial weekends. Bilingual candidates preferred.

Along with all the climbing your heart desires, The Front provides a fully stocked gym, a broad range of yoga classes, group fitness classes, saunas, youth programs, adult climbing classes, personal training, physical therapy, the largest selection of climbing gear around and a cafe! If this sounds like a community you want to invest in, and you’re looking to build your career in the outdoor industry, then we would love to have you join our team.

After School Programs & Birthday Party Youth Instructor

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Work with kids of all ages and abilities with our After-School Program and as an instructor for Front birthday parties! Instructors will have a passion for teaching, an outgoing and friendly personality, and they know how to engage kids. Must have excellent communication and motivational skills and the ability to effectively work with adolescents.

Don’t see your perfect job listed? Send a resume to employment@thefrontclimbingclub.com and we’ll consider you for future roles.

Vertical Solutions

If you don’t see a position at The Front that aligns with your experience please check out Vertical Solutions, our sister company’s career opportunities on their website

Here are a few highlighted openings:

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

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This role will operate various machinery and tools to manufacture polyurethane climbing holds and silicone molds. They will also assist with shop operations including mixing, pouring, sanding, operating machinery, and quality control.

• Create a large variety of climbing holds by repetitively pouring, painting, and molding;
• Sand and drill holds using various power and hand tools;
• Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs), general directions, quality-control programs and safety requirements for all production operations;
• Keep a clean, organized working environment;
• Other general labor work (e.g. Sweep, clean up job stations, run errands, etc.);
• Additional duties may be assigned

MARKETING MANAGER

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As the Marketing Manager at Vertical Solutions, you will be responsible for developing the company’s brands, manage the creation of marketing materials & content to generate sales and analyze current and potential markets to maximize growth and profitability. This role will focus on creating & promoting content to highlight our unique designs and projects.

You will need hands-on experience with strategic copy development, brand messaging, digital communications and technical writing. We are looking for someone with 3 years of marketing, business or sales experience and has the ability to set vision and drive concepts through the entire creative and development process.

SHOP CARPENTER

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Operate woodworking machines such as bandsaws, jointers, planers and a variety of other machines and hand tools to cut and shape parts for stock, or to finish and assemble for various climbing gym construction projects. Responsible for performing manufacturing and production assembly tasks thoroughly and efficiently, while ensuring that your work meets set quality standards. Minimum of 2 years rough and finish carpentry experience is required & trade school experience is preferred.

SEASONAL FIELD CARPENTERS, INSTALLERS & LABORERS (TRAVELING) 

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We design and construct our climbing walls with a welded structural steel frame, three layers of sheeting material and finally various forms of wood, from a structural plywood base up to highly aesthetic hardwoods you see on the surface. As part of our team we’d love you to have professional on-the-job construction training either as a jack-of-all-trades or an experienced rough/finish carpenter. Most shifts when traveling are M-F between 7am to 6pm and averaging 50 hours per week, but the ability to work weekends with overtime is crucial for project completion in many cases.

Most climbing gyms are in major cities, so this job is a great way to make money working on challenging projects, while traveling to different parts of the US. Housing is typically provided in Airbnbs, as quality of life is extremely important to our company culture. Although extended personal time is supported and encouraged, we have no shortage of work for capable people. We are looking for candidates with long-term potential on our team. Additionally, this is a fully benefited position offering 3 different medical plans, dental, vision, supplemental accident insurance, options for a health savings accounts and major discounts on outdoor brands and products.

Pads & Sewing Manager

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Vertical Solutions is looking for a Sewing Manager who will coordinate Habit’s pads production, manage shipping schedules, and manage daily duties of pad installers & sewing staff. Other responsibilities include managing inventory, checking accuracy and quality of materials before packing and shipping, and evaluating and improving existing processes and systems.

Requirements
• 1-2 years’ experience in the manufacturing textile and/or sewing environment;
• Spanish speaking candidates preferred;
• Ability to operate & perform light maintenance on sewing machines (Juki single and double needle);
• Ability to read, to analyze, and interpret instructions, drawings, specifications, forms, and blueprints.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)