CREW Full-time Trainer

Hydrow is looking for Full-time Instructors to join our team!
Hydrow is the live outdoor reality (LOR)™ rower. Led by athletes including those training for the U.S. National Rowing team, Hydrow delivers a live on-river outdoor rowing experience at-home that engages two times more of the body's muscles than biking or running which results in up to 400 calories burned in a 20-minute workout.
At Hydrow, you’ll have the chance to shape a company that will disrupt the fitness industry and create a meaningful community unmatched in the marketplace today. If this sounds exciting, we want to hear from you.
The Instructor is responsible for communicating the values and identity of Hydrow to the public at large, and to foster long term daily engagement with the Hydrow Live Outdoor Rowing (LOR) rower and the workouts that the whole team delivers live and on-demand. The primary role of the Instructor is to create compelling live and recorded workouts that inspire people to be healthy and engage daily with Hydrow. The Instructor needs to have a high level of authenticity and enthusiasm. Dedication to the team and the success of all rowers and instructors, and a desire to make rowing genuinely interesting and exciting to others are key attributes.  The Instructor is responsible for the music, language and choreography of each workout and will work closely with the production team to create workouts that meet the goals and requirements of Hydrow. Whenever possible workouts will be filmed and broadcast live from the water. Workouts may also be broadcast from other locations, including studios, as required.  The Instructor is also responsible for connecting with potential and current subscribers via social media channels and other channels as agreed to and share their knowledge of Hydrow’s mission, including our dedication to safe water, with everyone.
  • Prepare for and teach compelling workouts as assigned; Minimum of 4 and up to 8 classes weekly.  Target is 5 classes per week but recognizing the nature of a start-up requires flexibility on the number of weekly sessions taught.
  • Create workouts that are transformational experiences for rowers through use of music, language, theme, motivational techniques, and psychological research
  • Include essential elements for all Hydrow workouts including expectations of teaching concepts and personal grooming
  • Prepare hair and makeup for each workout
  • Complete workout documentation in a timely fashion including film logs and playlists
  • Play an integral role in the recruitment and support of other instructors by contributing to an inviting team-based environment throughout the entire film team
  • Collaborate with Senior Instructor, Chief Experience Officer and production team to establish and meet regular production schedule goals for quality and quantity of workouts
  • Review feedback and workout metrics weekly on personal performance
  • Engage in regular content review sessions of Hydrow workouts and competitors
  • Use market research to inform accelerated development of workout structure
  • Participate in Hydrow workouts and competitor workouts to continually learn
  • Engage Hydrow rowers on social media channels on a daily basis including recognition for performance, milestone achievements, coaching tips, etc.
  • Maintain consistent company messaging on all social media postings
  • Promote Hydrow  through media placement, marketing and other events 
  • Daily care of equipment, including careful storage of boat and other equipment as necessary 
  • Able to drive safety/filming boat
  • Travel to advance Hydrow brand as assigned
  • Other Hydrow  initiatives as assigned

  • Ability to share and inspire others to love rowing.
  • Knowledge of instructional formats for classes.  
  • Good understanding of physical movement and fitness. 
  • Ability to scull and sweep with proficiency. 
  • Competency with current media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, etc. 
  • Flexibility with schedule and travel. 
  • Awareness of safe water initiatives and Hydrow  partnerships.  

Hydrow supports active lifestyles and encourages team members to not only interact with the Hydrow platform, but other competitive platforms on a regular basis.

REPORTS TO: Chief Experience Officer & Senior Instructor
About Hydrow

Started in November 2017, Hydrow has recently received $20 million+ Growth investment lead by L Catteron’s Growth Fund to enable Hydrow to bring the Live Outdoor Reality (LOR)™ rower to consumers across the country and sold more than $1 million in pre-ordered Hydrows. Hydrow will start customer deliveries beginning in May 2019.

At Hydrow, we are a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. Hydrow welcomes diversity and actively seeks applicants who can bring a variety of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds perspectives to the team. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, or veteran status. 
Hydrow offers competitive salaries, benefits, and early stage equity. Instructors will also receive: 
  • Full-time access to HUDSON training single and oars outside of Hydrow filming hours 
  • Support with training program for the World Championships and Olympics / Paralympics 
  • Quarterly clothing ($400) and makeup ($100) budget for new attire / supplies

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