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Wellness Program and Fitness Manager

Requisition Number 21-1543 Job Location Ridgefield, Connecticut
We have an opening for a Full-Time Wellness Program Manager to work with our Employer-Based Fitness Center located in Ridgefield, CT!

Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare.  We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That’s our mission and it’s the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages 800+ worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. We serve more than 2,200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000. 

Summary: The hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm. Will be responsible for overseeing the Fitness Center and orchestrating digital wellness programming. Ideally seeking candidates with a fitness background who can also teach Group Exercise, one-on-one personal training and handle any fitness assessments.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide strategic input and direction for program/service identification and development
  • Manage the needs assessment(s) process and design, deliver and evaluate wellness programs/services based on assessment results Build, develop and lead an effective team of wellness professionals to successfully meet client needs and goals
  • Effectively develop, promote, implement and evaluate all forms of health and wellness programs and services, i.e. workshops, health education, online, self-guided, screenings, health fairs, etc.
  • Develop and implement an annual marketing and communication plan; participate in and oversee the creation of all forms of marketing and communication materials as needed
  • Manage and provide oversight for the tracking, collection and analysis of individual as well as overall program outcomes
  • Manage the design, implementation and evaluation of incentive programs
  • Provides periodic one-on-one client counseling and health education; directing clients to appropriate programs and services such as screenings, coaching, fitness, weight loss, etc.
  • Identify and foster opportunities to partner and integrate efforts with internal and external groups such as benefits, safety, food services, EAP, fitness center, etc.
  • Develop an annual strategic plan; manage the effective execution and evaluation of the strategic plan
  • Oversee the tracking and compilation of data for all internal and external reporting requirements
  • Manage all aspects of the program budget Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Site Operations
  • May require other duties as assigned.
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in health field including but not exclusive to: public health, allied health, exercise science, health promotion, etc. preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Membership and/or certification from a recognized industry organization (i.e. IAWHP, CHES, IHPM, WELCOA, etc.).
  • Master’s degree in health or business field preferred.
  • 5+ years wellness program planning experience.
  • 2+ years management experience.

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