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Meliá Desert Palm Dubai


Job description

To serve the needs of the business, our guests and our colleagues by ensuring that all guests are enjoying a positive and memorable Melia Desert Palm Dubai experience.

To lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercises (exercises for the heart and blood circulation), strength training, and stretching. To plan and deliver fun, engaging and effective courses and lessons designed to improve participants’ mental and physical well-being, enhance muscle tone and strength and, in some cases, promote weight loss.

• Responsible for management of company-sponsored sports / fitness initiatives, client databases and market research to expand client base and service portfolio.
• Source potential members by scheduling appointments, providing tours, responding to inquiries of potential fitness members.
• Responsible for developing programs, coordinating activities and maintaining a positive point of contact with local corporate sources and liaise closely with the Sales & Marketing team to ensure all sales related activities are streamlined and centralized.
• Assist the Fitness Manager with client relationship activities and ensure current members are satisfied with the facilities extended to them.
• Conducts competitor check and analyses and distribute reports to senior management accordingly.
• Assist/lead PR/Comms activities under the guidance/assistance of Marcomms Manager.
• In absence of the Recreation Manager, will also assist with the day to day operation of the Fitness Centre.
• To ensure all equipment is well maintained and in safe condition.
• To handle guest complaints and record all guest comments and ensure the wellness manager is aware of all issues.
• To assist in providing departmental orientation to newly recruited staff. He/she should be flexible at educating line staff in any aspects of operation needed.
• To perform all operational/documental needs instructed by the Recreation Manager.
• To train and develop all the new members joining to the team of their areas of profession as Personal trainers, receptionists, attendants including all the department standards and procedures.
• To always get the guest to fill in a medical form/informed consent form/cardiac risk index forms, etc. in every new member.
• To have a sound and thorough knowledge of the methods and services offered in the Fitness Centre and the items within the retail area.
• To actively encourage up selling and link selling of services available in the retreat.
• To perform administrative tasks when needed.


• Must have at least 2-3 years experience
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Gym Instructor certification
• Computer literate
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• A professional appearance
• Focus on client satisfaction
• Provide outstanding customer service
• Deliver excellent results


Job type
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Recreation & Leisure, Sport and Fitness
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

Meliá Desert Palm Dubai

An urban oasis set amidst a 160-acre polo estate with a naturally contemporary design welcoming guests in
38 spacious rooms, suites and villas. A mere 20 minutes from Dubai’s urban centre, find yourself
in the lush serenity of Desert Palm, the perfect setting for an elegant hideaway.

From creative restaurants and bars showcasing culinary exhibitionism to indulgent journeys at Samāna Spa
to a riding school and championship polo fields, the resort’s manicured surrounds give
the world’s most elite travellers a haven to call home in Dubai.

A bold contrast to the conventional flamboyance of the city’s skyscraping hotels.

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