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Job Opportunities

Ninja Republic is looking for a few good people to join our team. Never tried ninja warrior before? No problem, we'll teach you so you can teach others. If you're athletic and understand body mechanics you can learn how to be a ninja warrior. And then you can learn how to teach it!

Birthday Party Manager

Ninja Republic has become one of the most popular birthday party destination on the Peninsula. We are looking for a dynamic and organized Birthday Party Manager to oversee and coordinate our weekend birthday party events. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, a keen eye for detail, a flair for event planning and the ability to ensure every party runs smoothly & creates an unforgettable experience for the host parents, the birthday ninja and their guests . This role requires someone who can manage multiple parties simultaneously, handle logistics, and lead a team of party staff / ninja instructors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organize and execute birthday parties on weekends, ensuring each event meets the host parent's expectations and lives up to the high standards we've established (check us out on Yelp!). 

  • Coordinate with host parents to understand their needs and preferences, including themes and special requests.

  • Supervise and manage a team of party hosts.

  • Oversee the setup, execution, and cleanup of each party, ensuring all details are handled efficiently and professionally.

  • Ensure the safety and enjoyment of all guests by enforcing gym policies and procedures.

  • Handle any issues or emergencies that arise during events with professionalism and a customer-focused approach.

  • Manage our inventory of party supplies and ensure they are available for use.

  • Collect feedback from clients and guests to continuously improve the quality of our birthday party services.

  • Process payments, and handle administrative tasks related to party planning and execution.

 

Qualifications:

  • Outgoing personality with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Previous experience in event planning, hospitality, or customer service is preferred.

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team.

  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to think on your feet.

  • Positive attitude and a passion for creating memorable experiences.

  • Availability to work weekends and the occasional Friday evening.

  • Basic knowledge of safety and first aid procedures.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education or training in event management is a plus.

 

Working Conditions:

  • This position requires weekend availability, Saturdays and Sundays, with the occasional Friday evening.

  • The role involves physical activity, including setting up and taking down decorations.

  • The manager will work in a fast-paced environment with children and families.

  • This position does not require you're able to do any of the ninja obstacles.

 

Job Type: Part-time / Weekends

Pay: $22 to $25 per hour DOE

Birthday Party Schedule:

  • Up to six parties on Saturdays; first one at 10am and last one starts at 4:30pm

  • Up to four parties on Sundays; first one at 12:30pm and last one starts at 4:30pm

  • Sunday morning open gym from 10am to 12:30pm

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their experience in event planning and customer service. Please send your application to jobs@ninjarepublic.com.

Ninja Warrior Instructor

Do you watch American Ninja Warrior and think to yourself "I could do that"? Better yet, have you done thatWe're looking for some good ninja warrior instructors. Personal trainers, gymnasts and rock climbers all make great ninja warriors. Even if you haven't done ninja warrior before but you understand body mechanics and how to teach those mechanics to a student, we can train you on ninja-specific elements.

 

Requirements:

  • You must be athletically fit and able to explain & demonstrate body mechanics. These demonstrations will require you to swing from bars 10' above the ground, support your body weight with just your fingers and run up an 11' warped wall (if you're taller than 5' 5" you'll be able to do it pretty easily)

  • You must be available for classes in the late afternoons and early evenings

  • You must be comfortable instructing kids and adults alike

  • Must have transportation to 1701 Leslie Street in San Mateo (we are right next to Hayward Park Caltrain station and the El Camino bus stop is 3 blocks away) 

NOT A REQUIREMENT: 

You won't have to consider it your full-time employment. If you also coach another sport that's cool, as long as you cover your assigned classes for the month

You won't have to give people a tour of the facility or pitch them on buying a membership ;)

 

Job Type: Part-time to Full-time

Pay: $22 to $25 per hour DOE

How To Apply:

Send an email to jobs@ninjarepublic.com with "Employment Inquiry” in the subject line. In the email, include:

  • Your background as an athlete and/or an athletic instructor

  • One or two lines about how you've instructed kids vs. adults and how you adjust your style to your client(s)

  • Your availability for afternoon and evening work

  • Your contact info

Part-time Ninja Instructor
(College & High School Students)

Do you have what it takes to be a ninja warrior instructor? Do you like working with kids? Are you looking for a fun, athletic and rewarding part-time job? If you answered yes to all three of these questions we want to talk to you about being a ninja instructor at Ninja Republic!

We’re looking for athletic high school and/or college students who are comfortable teaching, playing with, and managing a group of kids in a ninja warrior gym. Never climbed a warped wall before? No problem, we’ll teach you how to ninja and then how to teach it. Most importantly, we are looking for people who are passionate about athletics in general. We want people on our team who will contribute to an environment that leaves young ninjas happy and fulfilled. Ninja warriors support each other. They compete with each other but they help their competitors and lift them up. It’s on us to make young ninjas feel like we truly care about their physical, social, and emotional well being.

Requirements:

  • This is a job that requires athleticism and physical strength, as well as the ability to demonstrate body mechanics

  • Be available to work at least one afternoon/evening shift during the week and at least one shift on either Saturday or Sunday. You can earn more hours than that but that's the minimum requirement.

  • Must have transportation to 1701 Leslie Street in San Mateo

Pay: $19 - $22 per hour DOE + tips from birthday parties

 

How To Apply:

Send an email to jobs@ninjarepublic.com with "Employment Inquiry” in the subject line. In the email, include:

  • Your current year in school and the school that you are attending

  • A few lines about your athletic background and your experience working with kids

  • Your availability to work afternoons and/or evenings during the week as well as weekend availability

  • Your contact info

Part-time Ninja Party Host
(High School Students)

Do you like working with kids? Do your neighbors recommend you as a babysitter? Can you make a kid feel like the center of the universe on their birthday? If your answer is yes to all of these questions we want to talk to you about being a ninja party host at Ninja Republic this fall!

We’re looking for high school students who are comfortable managing a group of 20 kids at a ninja warrior birthday party.  Never climbed a warped wall before? Can't climb a warped wall? No problem, we’ll teach you the basics, but what we're really looking for is someone who can make the guest of honor's parents feel like their kid just had the best party in the world and it was worth every penny. We want people on our team who will contribute to an environment that leaves young ninjas and their friends happy and fulfilled and wanting to come back!! 

Requirements:

  • This is a physically demanding job. Think of it like a waiting job at a popular restaurant on a Saturday night. You'll be serving pizza & cake to 20 kids and helping parents enjoy their kid's party.

  • Be available to work at least one four-hour shift on either Saturday or Sunday. You can work both days if you're available but that's the minimum requirement.

  • Must have transportation to 1701 Leslie Street in San Mateo

Pay: $17.35/hr + tips from happy parents

 

How To Apply:

Send an email to jobs@ninjarepublic.com with "Employment Inquiry” in the subject line. In the email, include:

  • Your current grade and the school that you are attending

  • One or two lines about your background and your experience working with kids

    Your availability to work to work one or two weekend days as well as any after-school availability if interested

    Your contact info

All employment is subject to satisfactory background check.

Ninja Republic provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

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