Now that June finally revealed its sunny face, why not brighten the rest of your day with a little love from Malakye Weekly. Not only is the JobWire stacked with a ton of great opportunities, there's also a load of great news, content and info - eye candy, as we call it! So before you go to the beach, pool or wherever, make sure to get your weekly dose of Malakye Weekly - work now, play later!
Have you met Malakye's brother MalakyeB2B? MalakyeB2B is still relatively new, but despite a young age of five months, it's fully capable of helping your business. There's no better way to understand how MalakyeB2B can help your business than a few simple "challenge & solution" scenarios. Keep in mind MalakyeB2B is a viable resource for a multitude of business needs. Below is a small sample. Take the fundamentals of these and apply it to any segment of your business, and then give us a call to help you get it going:
Business challenge: you're out growing your building?! Or, you need to relocate to a smaller building?! Not an easy task to take on and considering that rent is typically your second highest expense, having an expert on your side makes sense. Solution:Tenant Advisory Group of Grubb & Ellis. Andy and his team specialize in finding the perfect spot for your company. They're able to help a wide range of companies from action sports through hospitals like Kaiser Permanente. Business challenge: your company needs a strong financial advisor to manage and guide your employees' financial investment plan through a rocky market. Solution:Merrill Lynch. Chuck Mihalick and his team at Merrill have been guiding capital investment for more than twenty five years. Business challenge: your company sponsored a huge event, and you have the opportunity to put a graphic wrap around a twenty story building, but who can do that? Solution:Spin Imaging. Spin has already wrapped a building, along with a multitude of semi-trucks, RVs, helicopters, tradeshow booths, and anything else you can think of. Tight deadline? No problem. These guys are know to work for days on end, with no sleep.
Business challenge: measuring ROI of your email campaign. In today's world you need to have an email marketing campaign. Measuring success of that campaign and dollars generated is important. Solution:CampaignerPro. CampaignerPro is an email marketing tool that enables your company to convert your email marketing into sales, and track every aspect of it. Imagine, being able to fill in these blanks, "This campaign cost XX dollars to send and we generated XX dollars in sales as a result." If only all of it was that easy!
Through a constant effort to make your life just that much easier, we launched the new MalakyeB2B Tour!Are you someone who is wondering: "What is MalakyeB2B? I should look into this!" If this is the case, you're in luck. This tour will help answer those questions. We've assembled pictures and words to provide you step-by-step illustrated instructions from starting an account, all the way up through connecting with your new vendor or next customer. Click here to take the Tour!
WHO GOT HIRED?
Timbuk2 Designs hired FloraYee as its new Logistics & Production Administrator.
Top Heavy Design Studios now has Mae De La Pena who's joining the ranks of Sales Support Administrator I (Garment Industry).
Andrew Schansberg is ElwoodClothing's newest GraphicDesigner.
Robert Gullage is Obey Clothing's newestWarehouse Employee.
Company Q&A: Katiet Village with the Quiksilver Foundation & SurfAid International
First, try to pronounce Katiet. Did you end up saying something along the lines of “Cat-e-ought”? Probably not, but let’s keep truckin’! So what is this strange word you ask? Well, this word happens to be a place devoted to helping the people of Katiet, in the Mentawai Islands, live healthier, safer lives. There’s no oil or hidden agenda behind helping these people, but rather an opportunity to help those in need. Thanks to Bruce Raymond, SurfAid International, the Quiksilver Foundation, surfing and people with big hearts, the people of the Mentawai Islands now live healthier, safer lives. MORE >>
Industrial Profile: Lisa Fruggiero - Marketing / Event Coordinator for the Action Sports Tour (AST)
Lisa Fruggiero, the marketing / event coordinator for the Action Sports Tour (AST), unveils her trials and tribulations of how she landed her dream job in the industry. This proved to be no easy task for Lisa, but she worked her way through the motions, never gave up and worked her little tokus off to get herself where she’s at today. The "BrainBank" is waiting, so click here for the full article! MOR E >>
SkateBook: Rollin' Skate Culture Online
SkateBook, a recently launched on-line magazine, chronicles the life of four-wheel pushers through skateboard photography, life and culture. Actually, it's more of a book than a magazine - suitable for both coffee tables, personal libraries and coffee drinkers across the globe. Check out the SkateBook site at http://www.skatebook.tv. It's definitely one you'll want to bookmark!
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!
Oakley is looking for "2" people to fill the following positions in Foothill Ranch, California: Global Training Specialist - develops training programs, leader guides, participant manuals and job aids that meet business needs, align with competencies, and meet performance goals of Oakley internal and external clients. Rx Lab Trainer - increase knowledge base of process and products to existing Rx Lab as well as to new hires.
A ConfidentialCompany, in SantaAna, Calif., needs a bilingual Production Supervisorwith 5+ years experience.
Alliance Board Sports, in Vista, Calif., is looking for an Apparel Developer/CAD with 2+ years experience.
Liquid Tribe, an investor in domestic and overseas Action Sports founded in June 2005 by Reef founders Fernando and Santiago Aguerre, is looking for a Business Development Manager with 3+ years experience to work at its office in San Diego, Calif.
Burton, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Product Manager (Fleece) to guide the product line development process from concept through bulk delivery, and support the development of long-term product strategy and related multi-season product roadmaps.
Creatures of Leisure, in Oceanside, Calif., needs a West Coast Sales & Marketing Managerwith 5+ years experience to oversee domestic sales operations, an independent domestic sales force, development and implementation of regional and national sales strategies, forecasting and goal setting.
O'Neill Wetsuits is searching for a National Sales Manager (Lycra) with 6+ years experience to find and generate new business in all segments and geographical territories and in expanding existing accounts.
Do you have 10+ years experience as aCustomer Service Manager? If so, Alstyle Apparel needs YOU at its location in Anaheim, Calif.
Design By Humans, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a human who's interested in design to join its team! They're looking for anArt Director (3+ yrs exp) with strong graphic and illustration skills, and an understanding and passion for t-shirt design.
NHS, Inc. home of legendary brands and located in Santa Cruz, Calif. is looking for a CONTRACT Website / Email Designer to assist in Website creation/maintenance, create flash banner ads, as well as create and execute HTML e-mailers. **This is not an in-house position and does not require you to live in the area.
Famous Stars & Straps, in Ontario, Calif., is currently looking for a Web/Content Manager to manage its web presence and oversee web design.
Bazzaz Performance, a maker of aftermarket engine management electronics for motorcycle and ATV racing based in Chino, Calif., is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager.
Blitz Distribution, in HuntingtonBeach, Calif., a leading independent developer and distributor of skate hard and soft goods with brands such as Flip, Baker, Birdhouse, SK8MAFIA, Fury and Hook-Up’s, is looking for a Marketing Intern.
June 6, 2008
The TTR World Snowboard Tour is looking for a General Manager for its Operational Office in Innsbruck, Austria. The General Manager will oversee the day-to-day management and strategic planning of the TTR organization. Click here to apply!
Burton, in Burlington, Vt., needs aProduct Manager (3+ yrs exp) to be responsible for the development of new board models and will work with Engineering to execute new constructions, materials and processes for snowboard manufacture.
Eastern Mountain Sports, an outdoor brand and outfitter for winter sports and various other categories, is looking for a Women's Assistant Product Managerwith 3+ years experience to join its location in Peterborough, N.H.
If you're aProduct Manager with 2+ years experience looking for a full-time position in Madison, Wis.,the Cannondale Sports Group needs you!
Triple Eight Distribution needs an Office Manager to be responsible for the day-to-day operations of its office in New York City.
Do you ever dream of spindles, fine Italian fabrics and thread so fine it could make it'd make Pamela's blood boil? Easy now, if you're lucky, acquiring C1RCA's Men's Apparel Designer position in San Clemente, Calif., should tame your soul!
VonZipper, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Production Assistant to be responsible for Import and Domestic Production from Purchase Order thru production.
Liquid Graphics, in Irvine, Calif., is in need of a Staff Accountantto assist the accounting department.
Do you have 3+ years experience as aMarketing/Team Manager? If so, Stereo is looking for you to join its team in Los Angeles, Calif.
Quiksilver, in HuntingtonBeach, Calif., has "3" more positions available! These include: Production Artist (2+ yrs exp) - assist the Production Lead and Production Manager in the assembly of apparel catalogues. Executive Assistant to the CFO (5+ yrs exp) - perform a broad range of administrative duties for the Chief Financial Officer. HRIS Analyst (2+ yrs exp) - maintain PeopleSoft HRMS and related systems.
Olukai, located in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is comprised of people who live, breath, and eat ocean culture. Today Olukai presents you with two opportunities to join the company: Design Manager/Sr. Footwear Designer (Women's) (Portland, OR. or Aliso Viejo, CA.) - footwear and sandals. Front Office Coordinator- multi-tasking and attention to detail come natural to you.
Liquid Graphics, in Irvine, Calif., needs a Graphic Artist (3+ yrs exp) with an exceptional ability to apply and perform design skills in today’s competitive and ever-changing action sports market.
Adio Footwear, in Carlsbad, Calif., is searching for a full-time Production Artist to execute footwear and apparel design specs under the direction of the Adio apparel design director, senior footwear designer and the Adio development manager.
Adio Footwear, in Carlsbad, Calif., also needs a full-time Junior Designer (Footwear Graphics) with a strong illustration background and the ability to turn creative direction into artwork and color/material combos to be used on a number of different products.
SWAT (Summer Winter Action Tours), a company that hosts some of the largest and most exciting events in the actions sports, travel, and entertainment industries based in Costa Mesa, Calif., needs a Sales, Event Promotions & Marketing Specialist to join its team.
Oh yes, accounting and finance professionals in San Diego, Calif. with about 5 years experience (and a CPA is a bonus!) it is your time to shine with one of the industry's marquee retailers. Sun Diego boardshops is looking for a Controllerto join the team in Carlsbad, Calif.
Head Start Caps, in Carson, Calif., needs a Product Manager with 2+ years experience to work with the sales team, providing support to their efforts, which includes interacting with the Creative team to develop designs and the Production Teams to make designs reality.
Loomworks Apparel, a company in Irvine, Calif., specializing in product development and sourcing management, is looking for a Merchandiser with 3+ years experience.
June 5, 2008
Stewart Surfboards, in SanClemente, Calif., is currently looking for a Dealer Sales Managerwith 5+ years experience to maintain and grow its dealer network.
Sole Technology, in LakeForest, Calif., needs a Jr. Database Administratorwith 5+ years experience to work with the Database Manager on a wide variety of tasks related to database administration and report development.
Podium Distribution, in Torrance, Calif., is looking for a highly motivated Junior's Apparel Production Managerwith 5+ years experience to manage the sourcing and production of junior's apparel and accessories for the Matix and DVS brands.
O'Neill, in Irvine, Calif., needs a CreditAssistant to assist the Credit Director and A/R managers with daily credit and collection administrative duties.
If you have 2+ years experience in apparel design and you're looking for a job in LosAngeles, Calif., Elwood Clothing is looking for you!
High Grade Distribution, home to Satori Movement and CreationSkateboards located in the heart of San Francisco, Calif., also needs a well-rounded Apparel Developer/Designer (3+ yrs exp) with experience in mens, womens and accessories design to work in Sustainable fashion design with our existing vendors.
Matix, in Torrance, Calif., is looking for aBottom's Designer(Matix Girls) with 3+ years experience to play a significant role within its fast-growing girl's division.
Hold the phone! Headphones that is. Nixon located in Encinitas, Calif., is coming off a huge win at SIMA's 2008 image awards. No doubt that momentum will be carried right into the company's new product category - HEADPHONES. And a new product category means there's a key need for Nixon to bring on a Product Manager (Headphones). Check it out if you have a bachelor’s degree (Engineering preferred), and a good understanding of manufacturing techniques in metals, fabrics, and plastics, along with a good design vocabulary.
Nixon, in Encinitas, Calif., is looking for a Senior Sourcing & Production Manager(Softgoods and Accessories) with 5+ years experience to be accountable for ensuring the effective production of Nixon’s softgoods and accessories.
If you have 4+ years experience as a Vice President of Sales, Toolshed Sports, in CostaMesa, Calif., needs you to build a national outside sales force in several market segments in sporting goods retail, team sports retail, and fashion retail.
Berkela Films, a full-service distribution and production studio focused on action sports in Los Angeles, Calif., is looking for a Post-Production Assistant to be responsible for logging and digitizing footage, digital asset management, web asset management, general office upkeep, etc.
Malakye.com, based in ManhattanBeach, Calif., is looking for an Advertising Sales Consultantwith 5+ years experience to assist in developing an advertising program for yours truly! Click here to apply!
Malakye.com, in Manhattan Beach, Calif., is looking for an Intern to assist with basic website updates, as well as participate in a business development or marketing project (or two) during your time with us! Must be a Junior or Senior in college (or graduate), and able to work 16-20 (8-12pm) hrs/week.
Group Y is a collective of marketing and communications professionals from the action sports and youth marketing professions who meet once a month to network, socialize and exchange ideas and information. Group Y is currently on the hunt for qualified Interns to help them manage its contacts, memberships and events at its office in SanClemente, Calif.
June 4, 2008
Fuse, an award-winning youth marketing agency in Burlington, Vt., is seeking a Creative Director to be responsible for the group’s profitable operation, directing authentic print, web and other creative projects for Fortune 500, youth culture and action sports brands.
Specialty Sports Venture, a dynamic sporting goods retail company in Boulder, Colo., currently has a career opportunity for an Assistant Manager at its Boulder Ski Deals location.
DC Shoes, in Vista, Calif., needs a Director of Development & Production (DC Tees) with 10+ years experience to oversee the Tees Sourcing and Production teams managing the entire process from development of blanks/embellishments to final delivery of product.
CamelBak Products, in Petaluma, Calif., is looking for a Marketing PR Managerwith 7+ years experience to lead consumer and trade public relations efforts for the Outdoor and Bike markets.
Hart & Huntington, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for a full-time Vice President of Sales to be responsible for developing and growing business opportunities with major nationwide action sports retail chains such as PacSun, Zumiez, Buckle, etc.
Hart & Huntington, in Carlsbad, Calif., also needs a National Sales Manager (MotoSports) to generate new business in all segments of the core Motorsports industry.
N-Style, a leader in the Motocross Graphics industry in Valencia, Calif., is looking for a Lead Graphic Designer superstar with 4+ years experience.
RAJ Manufacturing, in Tustin, Calif., needs a Graphic Designer to work directly with RAJ’s Head Design Director with day-to-day activities including: designing art for swimwear prints, fabric repeats, and creating line lists and catalogs.
Hawaiian Island Creations, in Gardena, Calif., needs a Marketing Manager to be responsible for introducing, promoting and marketing high-performance suncare products to consumers, athletes and retail stores in the athletic specialty segment and the suncare marketplace.
A Confidential Company, in Pasadena, Calif., is looking for a Post Production/Production Tech to be charged with the daily tasks associated with shooting, uploading and editing video.
If you're an experienced Project Manager in the online marketing world, a Confidential Company, based in Pasadena, Calif., needs you to work for its Actions Sports department to develop project budgets, schedules and proposals.
Noovo Design Corp., a design studio that produces product design for a wide range of industries from footwear, action sports, sports accessories and so on, is looking to hire a Mid-Level Product Designer at it's location in Los Angeles, Calif.
Price Point Mail Order, located in Gardena, Calif. is a fast-growing bike industry mail order company. Price Point is looking for a Web Assistantwith expertise in Dreamweaver and other web design software to make it's website that much better! Is that you?!
If you live in "MASS" you need to get the word out! Seven Cycles, a manufacturer of custom-built mountain bikes and cycles out of Watertown, Mass., is looking for an Account Executive to make sure all customers are taken care of.
Skullcandy, a developer of core audio products, has "3" great opportunities to join its team in Park City, Utah: Controller- manage financial affairs at Skullcandy and perform financial analyses for management—including financial statements with supporting schedules. Senior Graphic Designer- oversees new art concepts for Skullcandy product designs. In-House Web Designer- manage the Skullcandy web presence and oversee web design.
SurfAid International, in Encinitas, Calif., is looking for a Development Director (5+ yrs exp) to head the operations of SurfAid International USA and is accountable and reports directly to the Board of Directors of SurfAid International USA and the International COO.
SRH Productions, Inc., an action sports driven apparel company with a heavy influence in Moto X established in 1991, is looking for a Webmaster to manage its Web site and online marketing in Vista, Calif.
RAJ Manufacturing, in Tustin, Calif., is looking for someone to head up Salesfor western-state territories (CA, NV, AZ).
The City of Costa Mesa (Recreation Division) is looking for a Recreation Leader IIIwith 2+ years experience to work part time for its Youth Skate Program. Click here to apply!
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.