Employment at Riedell Skates

Start your career with Riedell Skates – a family-owned and operated business since 1945! Our corporate office and factory is located in beautiful Red Wing, Minnesota, conveniently just off Highway 61.

Our skates are handcrafted by master bootmakers using only the finest materials. The process combines skill, technology, and artistry, and results in a world-class skating boot. By joining the Riedell team, you are becoming a part of a community and contributing to a legacy that is over 75 years strong!

Current Employment Opportunities at Riedell Skates:

Sales and Marketing Director, Ice

Position: Sales and Marketing Director, Ice

Location: Riedell Skates - Red Wing, MN

Position Summary:The Sales and Marketing Director will lead all sales and marketing activities for our ice division globally, to include both the Riedell Skate and Eclipse Blade brands. Director will be responsible for developing strategies for brand positioning within the marketplace and overseeing all B2B and B2C sales channels. This position will report directly to the CEO.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop annual marketing plan to include advertising, POS media, social and digital media, website and SEO, and expansion of endorsing athletes
  • Design and implementation of sales programs and pricing strategy for ice product lines
  • Manage relationships with existing customer base, relationship building with prospective customers
  • Take an active role in product development process for all ice products
  • Perform market research to include voice of the customer (coaches and skaters), competitive products and pricing
  • Organize and coordinate sales shows and exhibitions, travel to events

Necessary Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in sales & marketing position(s) or equivalent experience
  • Strong business sense with knowledge in finance, accounting, and economics
  • Intimate knowledge of ice sports market and sporting goods industry
  • Innovative, organized, and able to prioritize multiple initiatives
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, or related field
  • Passion for sport of ice skating
  • Experience with exhibitions and sales shows

Compensation:

  • Highly competitive salary, BOE
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Relocation allowance if necessary

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@riedellskates.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Interested in other opportunities?

At Riedell Skates, we take pride in being a family-owned and operated business for over 75 years. We look for candidates who are interested in building a long-term relationship to continue to provide our customers with some of the best skating products in the world.

Candidates who are interested in joining the Riedell Team can fill out the form below. If you are unable to attach a resume, please include as much relevant employment history as possible or email your employment history or resume to hiring@riedellskates.com. All open positions are located in Red Wing, MN.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.