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New media is becoming the popular buzz throughout businesses in the industry these days. Everyone knows an effective web site is one that is well maintained and updated daily, and there's no doubt that having a good online strategy is even more essential. Executing this strategy is an integral piece of the puzzle, and this is where SOS Communications fits in!
SOS has all the tools to keep your web site in the public eye. Through a network of well-established freelance writers, photographers, videographers, and copy editors, SOS can fill your site with content daily, weekly, or monthly, depending on your requirements. Click here to put SOS Communications in action for you!
What does Eric Koston, pro skater for Girl, and Tiger Woods have in common? How about this: They're practically twins and they both star in video games! How are they different you ask? Well, Koston throws down hammers for a living, and Tiger swings golf clubs! Wish you could make a living off swinging and throwing stuff?
WHO GOT HIRED?
Quenton Delaney is now the Marketing Director for the Action Sports Dew Tour in Cleveland, Ohio.
Johnny Oggiono is now the new "Inland Empire" Field Marketing Manager for Red Bull.
Propaganda, headquartered in Laguna Beach, Calif., adds Geoff James to its Design Team.
Fifteen years ago Danielle Kristmanson set up her design shop in Whistler, BC Canada – not a bad place to start out! By focusing on the niche markets of snowsports and resort companies, and not veering off track, Danielle’s one person shop has grown to a full-service design and communications agency employing more than twenty five people in Whistler, BC and Montreal, QC. MORE >>
Company Q&A: Skate Pass with Eric Klassen
Thanks to an organization called Skate Pass, schools campuses nationwide are jumping on the action sports bandwagon by adding skateboarding to their PE curriculums. Skate Pass is credited with developing the first in-school skateboarding program, which is gradually being accepted into PE curriculums throughout the U.S. The program has even been televised by FUEL, ABC, NBC, FOX and CBS, with some spots broadcasted nationwide. Skateboarding is becoming the new football, so keep an eye out for rising Skate Pass superstars, and read on to learn more about getting Skate Pass into a school near you. MORE >>
If you are an established Sales Rep and you are interested in getting the word on available lines before it hits the streets - send us an email: [email protected]! Don't forget your name, email and territory!
March 31, 2008 Vans, in Cypress, Calif., is looking for an Associate Developer (Apparel) to drive the specifications process to ensure the on-time development, engineering, and accurate documentation of all products.
Mage Design, in Los Angeles, Calif., needs a Graphic Art Directorwith 3+ years experience to design innovative and compelling graphics and prints for all phases of garment graphic design.
Killer Dana, in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., needs a Customer Service Managerwith 3+ years experience to not only manage all customer service, this person will also serve as the ultimate customer service representative.
HOWE, in Gardena, Calif., needs a Digital Content Manager / Graphic Designerwith 3+ years experience to be responsible for the growth and daily maintenance of Howe's web site content as well as providing the art and marketing departments with branded materials.
O'Neill, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Controller with 7+ years experience to manage all aspects of accounting including financial statement responsibilities.
Rusty, in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a dynamic and creative Apparel Designer with 5+ years experience for its junior's division.
Boost Mobile, in Irvine, Calif., needs a Brand Copywriter with 3+ years experience to assist with the writing and development of all brand communications product collateral communication materials.
Black Box Distribution, in Carlsbad, Calif., needs a full-time In-house Graphic Designer with a minimum 3+ years of experience to be responsible for helping in all aspects of DESIGN for the ZERO and MYSTERY skateboard brand’s graphics and apparel.
Black Box Distribution, in Carlsbad, Calif., needs anIn-House Freehand Illustrator with 3+ years experience to design graphics and illustration art for skateboard graphics and apparel.
Volcom Retail is looking for a Store Manager to cruise up north and manage its store in Berkeley, Calif.
March 28, 2008
MSR, a leader in motocross/off-road protective equipment in Corona, Calif., is looking for a Senior Graphic Designerwith 3+ years experience to create innovative ADS, CATALOGS and PACKAGING, as well as contribute to the graphics and concept development involved with Motocross and lifestyle apparel.
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is looking for an Associate Designer to support the design process for Roxy Sportswear. You'll assist with everything from, trend forecasting, market research, fabric sourcing, and overall design execution, and building packages for the division.
Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., needs aFootwear Designer (Level III) with 4+ years experience to create innovative footwear design that reflects unique, functional, and “edgy” products from concept drawings to finished specs.
SnowBoard Magazine, in Boulder, Colo., is looking for an experienced Website Manager with 3+ years experience to help manage and develop snowboard-mag.com, and ensures that Snowboard-mag.com remains the industry leader by keeping abreast of web trends, helping to implement new programs and maintaining technologies that power the site.
Boa Technology, in Steamboat Springs, Colo., is currently seeking a Marketing Managerwith 5+ years experience to work with its sales and Marketing Team.
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is looking for an Administrative Assistant (Legal) to be responsible for file management, data entry, secretarial and general administrative duties to support its attorneys and the legal team.
Monster Energy Drink is looking to hire an Administrative Assistantto assist its sports marketing team in Corona, Calif.
Globe, in El Segundo, Calif., has an immediate opening for a National Sales Rep Managerwith 4+ years experience to manage the Globe and Dwindle U.S. Sale Rep force.
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., in Morgan Hill, Calif., needs aProduct Developer (Bicycle Components) to develop cycling products, working directly with designers and product managers.
Shift Racing, in Morgan Hill, Calif., is looking for aProduct Designer with 4+ years experience to strive to conceptualize and create the most innovative and market leading MX, Street and Action Sports products possible.
Shift Racing, in Morgan Hill, Calif., has an amazing opportunity for a Freelance Graphic Designer (Product) specializing in performance apparel products for the MX, Street bike and action sports industry.
Element Skateboards, in Irvine, Calif., is looking to bring in an In-House Sales Representative to manage sales cycle from regular daily sales calls and order entry through shipment and customer receipt.
OluKai, in Aliso Viejo, Calif., needs an Accounting Clerk to handle a variety of tasks, reporting directly to the controller. March 27, 2008
Smith Optics is currently seeking a Buyer/Planner with 4+ years experience for its Sunglass, Helmet, and Apparel divisions located at its corporate offices in Ketchum, Idaho.
Rip Curl, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking for a Technical Design Manager (Apparel) with 4+ years experience to communicate with overseas factories, establish fit, construction and specifications guidelines and developing tech packages for a range of sportswear and swimwear styles.
686 Clothing Company, a leader in technical winter outerwear and apparel based in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a highly motivated, well organized and experienced Account Executive to support in-house sales, customer service, rep support, account maintenance and assisting sales management.
Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., needs a Footwear Product Manager (ThirtyTwo) with 4+ years experience in product design and management working with snowboard boots.
Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., is looking for a Training Coordinatorwith 2+ years experience that understands our industry and clientele, and can solve problems in a positive, creative way. You’ll be responsible for coordinating the training programs within Sole Technology, as well as assisting the Vice President of Human Resources.
O'Neill, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk with 2+ years experience to dial in full cycle A/P processing, matching/batching/coding of invoices to purchase orders and receipts, data entry, and filing, etc.
Rusty, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Senior Boardshort Designer (Mens) with 5+ years experience to bring revolutionary design ideas to the table with a timely delivery of designs from concept to completion, including research, development and design of seasonal trends.
Oakley, in Foothill Ranch, Calif., has an immediate opening for a Communications Specialistwith 3+ years experience to support its retail department.
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is currently in the market for an Assistant Product Manager to work with the product manager in the tracking and follow up for the production delivery of category product.
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., also needs a Sr. Accountant to report to and assist the Corporate Accounting Director with the global consolidation, including cash flow statement preparation, analysis and reporting.
Fuse, in New York City, is seeking an Account Supervisor (Skateboarding Editorial Expert) with 4+ years experience and a sound understanding of editorial content and management, media relations, youth culture, action sports (skateboarding and skate culture specifically).
A Confidential Private Label Company, specializing in the Surf/Skate/Sports industries and located in Irvine, Calif., is looking for an Asia Sourcing & Production Manager with 5+ years experience to handle sourcing, purchasing & overall production.
Oakley is looking for a Sales Representative (Rx Lens) with 3+ years experience to call on a current account base in a said territory to promote the Oakley Rx Lab, lenses and available services.
Fox Head Inc., in Newport Beach, Calif., needs anProduct Developer(Junior's Apparel) to focus on all pre-production and production tasks, including size run and confirmation sample approvals, tracking and approving all outstanding submits of artwork, trims and packaging.
Fox Head, in Morgan Hill, Calif., is currently on the hunt for a Men’s Fleece Designer to be responsible for assisting the Director of Design in creating original, industry leading designs that achieve sales goals of Fox clothing department.
Fox Head, in Morgan Hill, Calif., is looking for an Assistant Designer (Boardshorts/Athletics) to be responsible for assisting the Director of Design in creating original, industry leading designs that achieve sales goals of Fox clothing department.
DC Shoes, an industry leader in action sports footwear and apparel located in Vista, Calif., is currently looking for a TEMPORARY Purchasing & PO Management Assistant to join its Purchasing & PO Management team for a three month assignment.
Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., is currently looking for an Apparel Operations Specialistwith 2+ years experience who's looking to add some knowledge to the brain bank.
Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., needs a Senior Financial Analyst with 5+ years experience to oversee all aspects of corporate financial planning, reporting, and analysis.
Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., is looking for a Senior Apparel Designerwith 2+ years experience to to create innovative designs for the Etnies brand.
Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., also needs a Merchandise Managerwith 5+ years experience to work with the Apparel VP, Director of Merchandising/Design, Sales Managers and Brand Marketing Managers to establish a seasonal line direction for all apparel and accessory styles.
Sunbelt USA, in Upland, Calif., needs a National Sales Managerwith 4+ years experience to primarily be responsible for overseeing the sales, marketing and merchandising activities for sunglasses and accessories.
Billabong, in Irvine, Calif., has an immediate opening for an in-house Quality Control Coordinator ensure consistency of fit, quality and constructions of garment.
Boost Mobile, a unique brand fusing urban and action sports, music, fashion and entertainment based in Irvine, Calif., is in the market for aBrand Copywriter with 3+ years experience.
REEF, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for a couple of Associate Designer(Girl's Apparel) with 2+ years experience to join its swim and apparel division.
Fuel TV, in Los Angeles, Calif., needs an AVID Editorwith 4+ years experience to work on "The Weekly Update."
Volcom, in Costa Mesa, Calif., needs an experienced SMU Apparel Designerwith 2+ years experience for its men's apparel division.
Rusty, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a motivated and organized Product Developer to support the men's sportswear division and be responsible for the development of products from actual concept to commercialization.
The Core Apparel Group, a premier supplier of at-once, off-the-shelf men's blank T-Shirts to the actions sports industry located in Irvine, Calif., needs a Senior Account Manager to develop and manage key accounts in the Southern California area.
Gatorz Eyewear, in Poway, Calif., is looking to hire an Entry-Level Marketing Manager to manage and update its Web site, develop POPs and sales support materials, create send out press releases and editorials, etc.
MMS, a private label T-shirt company with Action Sports industry clients located in Laguna Beach, Calif., has an immediate opening for a Graphic Designer/Illustrator to create cutting edge t-shirt graphics for mens, boys, and toddlers for private lable and different licenses in major retailers.
K2 Sports, in Seattle, Wash., needs a Credit Analyst to ensure balances due are collected and/or resolved in a timely manner, and achieve and maintain an acceptable past due ratio.
NHS Inc., in Santa Cruz, Calif., needs a Product Developer (Apparel) with 2+ years experience to be responsible for developing product lines of men’s knits, accessories, hats, and bags / backpacks.
Vans, in Cypress, Calif., needs an Associate Designer (Snowboard Boots) to create and develop product concept drawings and prototypes that optimize function and appearance of Van' snowboard boots.
SOS Outreach, a not-for-profit organization aimed at building character and self-esteem in youth through snowsports and the SOS curriculum based in Avon, Colo., is looking for Vista Program Assistants to focus on the following locations/territories: Eagle and Summit County Denver Diversity
SOS Outreach, is also looking for Program Support Interns for the following locations: Denver/Front Range, Colo. Summit County, Colo. Eagle County, Colo.
Crank Brothers, in Laguna Beach, Calif., is searching for an experienced Accounting/Operations Associate to oversee and assist with daily accounting and operations functions.
March 24, 2008
Rip Curl, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is on the search for a Technical Designer (Apparel) with 4+ years experience to communicate with overseas factories, establish fit, construction and specifications guidelines and develop tech packages for a range of sportswear and swimwear styles.
Boost Mobile, in Irvine, Calif., is currently seeking an outgoing, innovative and talented Web Designerwith 4+ years experience and development capabilities to work in an fun, fast-paced, dynamic, creative environment.
Price Point, a U.S. premier bicycle mail order and Internet retailer in Gardena, Calif., is looking for a self-motivated, professional Web Assistant to assist in managing its growing website.