Assistant Store Manager | Allegro Dance Boutique

Allegro Dance Boutique is hiring Assistant Store Managers for our Evanston location! We are seeking friendly, energetic artists interested in sharing their knowledge as dancers, dancemakers, and dance educators with our customers. We pride ourselves on being a by dancers for dancers company. We know bodies in motion feel and perform better when they are comfortable and confident with their appearance, which provides a unique shopping experience for our customers.

As Chicagoland’s premier pointe shoe fitting destination, we are constantly refreshing our knowledge and training to keep our expertise fine-tuned and ahead of the industry! We are here for support from a dancer’s first ballet flats to their 100th pair of pointe shoes. As active members of the dance community we understand the needs of our customers and our team.

Allegro Dance Boutique fosters a high-performance yet collaborative atmosphere. We believe in empowering our associates with information that will help them grow well beyond their stated job roles. We value creativity and discipline, encourage personal development, and strive to build a community of dancers that are as agile with their minds as they are with their bodies. Employees at all levels develop an understanding of business and entrepreneurship and are encouraged to share ideas for company growth and development. All Allegro employees are invested in our vision to reimagine the dance retail experience, and grow our reputation in the industry. We aim to give dancers a place to work that is both professionally and personally fulfilling, while remaining understanding of a dancers’ hectic lifestyle.

Skills & Qualifications: 


  • Previous retail experience

  • Previous management/shift lead experience recommended, but not required

  • Must be available for the following:

    • 30 hours per week

    • AM Assistant Manager Tu-Th 9-3:15, Fri 9-2:15, Sa or Su 9-5

    • PM Assistant Manager Tu-Th 2:45-8:30, Fri 1:45-6:30, Sa or Su 9-5

  • Ability to lead staff with positivity

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Dance background, experience dancing en pointe

  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving behavior in a calm and direct manner

  • Strong skills in task management/prioritization

  • Ability to delegate tasks

  • Willingness to learn

  • Desire to lead and create a cohesive team

  • Some schedule flexibility for after-hours events, store maintanence responsibilities or meetings

To Apply: 

If you are enthusiastic about this position and are qualified, we invite you to submit your professional resume and your dance resume to the following address: Please do not hesitate to reach out with questions.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Aly Raddatz
Contact Phone Number: 
Assistant Store Manager | Allegro Dance Boutique | Chicago Artists Resource


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