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Central Operations Associate

About BEAT81

BEAT81 is a fitness technology startup revolutionizing the way people get fit. By merging the very best of HIIT group training, heart rate technology and expert coaching we are empowering people around Europe, and soon the world, to Sweat Smarter Together! Our outdoor workouts led by fitness experts offer real-time, personalized heart rate monitoring and analytics - transforming the traditional group fitness experience. We think big. We think rebellious. And we're building a world-class team to make BEAT81 a household name in fitness and technology. Join us in our mission to create lasting wellbeing!

About the role

The BEAT81 Operations department is structured in two functions: Central Operations (Real Estate, B2B, Coach Acquisition & Services, Schedule & Analytics, Equipment & Logistics) in our HQ and the local City Management which is responsible for the roll-out and growth of our cities. As a Central Operations Associate, you will get responsibility from day 1 and the opportunity to support both functions and learn the underlying mechanics of our business from scratch. Based on your development and interest you can set own core areas depending on your preferences or you can transit into a Marketing or Product role.

The Central Operations Associate role is the ideal starting point for taking a deep dive into our core business and to develop in a management position at Beat81. After approximately 6-12 months you can specialize in one of the Central Operations functions or you can take the track of the City Management to prepare for an assignment in one of our international roll-outs in 2020 such NYC, Shanghai, Paris, San Francisco, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur or Tokyo.


  • Support the vision and execution of world-class BEAT81 operations

  • Support and take over projects from Central Operations and/or City Management

  • Leverage your knowledge and experience into the improvement of our products and processes

  • Support the localization products, services and programs customized to our cities

  • Work closely with the management and founding team to accelerate the growth of the BEAT81 community


  • You graduated from a top tier university or business school with a degree in management, finance or similar

  • Two to three relevant internships or 1+ year(s) working experience in operations, business development, VC or consulting, ideally in a highly professional startup environment

  • Hands-on, determined and able to thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Strong people, team & communication skills

  • Fluent in English, other languages - in particular German - are a plus

  • Optional: In case of interest in the City Management Track: willingness to travel and for multi week/month assignments in your city plus (ideally) very good command of the local language


  • Join our mission to build the largest fitness company that is delivering lasting wellbeing in the world

  • Become part of a highly motivated and international team of Europe's fastest-growing fitness technology startup backed by Europe's best VCs and a unique team of fitness experts

  • A high degree of responsibility, autonomy, and impact in a rapid environment with flat hierarchies

  • The right equipment you need to get your work done!

  • Unlimited BEAT81 workouts for you and one family member/friend: we guarantee that you will get fit working here :)

  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks on tap at the office to fuel your workout regime

  • Regular sports and social team events

We, at BEAT81, believe that a great working environment reflects our diverse world. Everyone is welcome, regardless of gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, or a secret dislike for burpees.

All you need is a passion for fitness and the desire to be part of one of the fastest-growing startups.

Ready to join the team?

Send your CV and a short intro to [email protected]