Careers

Join Our Team

Interested in joining the Russian Pointe Team? Our employees share a passion for customer care, an attention to detail, and an ongoing desire to inspire and help dancers reach their goals and dreams. Our ethos is collaborative; fast-paced and results-oriented; forward-thinking and creative; and genuinely concerned with the needs and preferences of our clientele.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide elegant dance products and inspire dancers to lead extraordinary lives.

Interested in joining our team?

For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@russianpointe.com!

CURRENT OPENINGS

Position Summary

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Chicago, IL

Each Territory Sales Representative will maintain and develop relationships with clientele in his or her territory; promote existing and new products; collaborate with Russian Pointe departments including marketing and product development; attend and help coordinate marketing events and activities; and adhere to the company’s goals, objectives and ethos.

The position will be based in our Chicago, corporate office, with travel as needed to primarily the United States.

Territory Sales Representatives, receive salary plus performance-based bonuses, and opportunities for professional growth in a highly successful, growing company.

The Territory Sales Representative will be highly motivated and responsible; eager to consider the company’s success as his or her own; genuinely interested in people and in the company’s products; polite, poised, creative and articulate; and a current or former dancer with previous sales experience.

Responsibilities and Goals

  • Strengthen and maintain relationships with existing accounts, which are primarily dance stores.
  • Develop new accounts, qualifying those accounts based on location, sales potential and growth.
  • Create and maintain relationships with all levels of clientele, including dance schools, dance companies and individual dancers, as well as dancewear stores.
  • Provide product training to accounts in territory, during regular contact and hosting trunk shows and seminars.
  • Represent the company at trade shows, dance competitions and other events.
  • Participate actively in the company’s goals and objectives, through collaboration with other team members, including: identification of potential customers and customer demand of competing products and trends.
  • Product development (including sourcing, pricing, launching) – Analysis of market trends and opportunities to increase market share
  • Develop and maintain database of qualified leads, through referral, telephone canvassing, in-person cold calling, direct mail and email, and networking within existing client base.
  • Source, coordinate and participate in or solely conduct marketing events such as retailer visits, trade shows, trunk shows and seminars.
  • Prepare status reports, presentations, proposals and sales contracts.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with company staff and outside contractor(s) as needed.
  • Regularly travel within territory, including coordination of travel and client visits.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of sales experience
  • Dance experience (REQUIRED), with experience in or strong knowledge of pointework and/or pointe shoes (strongly preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Poised, polite and professional attitude and self-presentation, with demonstrated ability to carry on a pleasant and results-oriented business conversation
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Excellence in team work, plus proven capability to think creatively, take initiative and work independently

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter explaining your background and qualifications and why you are the ideal candidate for this position, and noting your ability to travel extensively and your salary expectations.

Current resume including two professional references.

Position Summary

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Chicago, IL

As an inside sales representative you will interface with various company departments and outside customers. You will be the front line to all our existing customers as well as potential new customers. You must be knowledgeable in our products and effectively communicate features and benefits as well as answer all customer inquiries. You will be working in tandem with our Outside Sales Specialists to build a customer base as well as strengthen existing customers.

Responsibilities and Goals

  • Upsell all product to existing customers
  • Handle general delivery, return and invoicing inquiries
  • Call on backorders and ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Identify new client opportunities
  • Accurately enter data into company website, ERP and CRM

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • 1-3 years prior customer service/sales experience
  • Dance experience a plus
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent and clear verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to team goals and achievements

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter explaining your background and qualifications and why you are the ideal candidate for this position, and noting your ability to travel extensively and your salary expectations.

Current resume including two professional references.

Position Summary

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Chicago, IL

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement marketing strategies, including social media and ambassador program
  • Track and analyze campaign performance
  • Create and execute lead generation programs
  • Curate digital marketing content
  • Ensure creative marketing materials are developed on-time and on-brand
  • Ability to travel for marketing events such as retailer visits, trade shows, trunk shows and seminars.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of marketing experience
  • Dance experience (required)
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Proficiency on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest
  • Proficiency in Facebook/Instagram ads
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Google Ads
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office program
  • Poised, polite and professional attitude and self-presentation, with demonstrated ability to carry on a pleasant and results-oriented business conversation
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Excellence in team work, plus proven capability to think creatively, take initiative and work independently

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter explaining your background and qualifications and why you are the ideal candidate for this position, and noting your salary expectations.

Current resume including two professional references.

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