Industry News 1/4/2010

Malakye Now: Black Flys Q&A | Jo Show Promotions on B2B | Jobs to Kick Off the New Year!

Black Flys, now under new corporate ownership, has been shipping product for the past few months and now has a solid team in place.  Shannon Morales, Black Flys’ new general manager, joins in to talk about the relaunch of the brand and to discuss the latest news on the current and future plans of the company. MORE >>

Trade shows are coming up so it's time to get your promo goods locked. Jo Show Promotions offers thousands of different promotional items, some of which include beer mugs, flasks, shot glasses, coozies, foam fingers, stickers, compact mirrors, pill boxes, and lighters - to name a few. With clients such as Ambiguous, Black Label Skateboards, L.A. Derby Dolls, Lucky 13 Apparel, Pharmacy Skateshop, Resource Distribution, Sole Technology and Thrasher Magazine, so you know you're dealing with the best. Give Jo Show a call today and they'll get you the best price and quality available!

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Jan. 4, 2010

Skullcandy | Park City, Utah |
"4" Positions:
International Marketing Manager (5+ yrs exp)
Director of Product Development (10+ yrs exp)
Category Manager (Audio | 8+ yrs exp)
Category Manager (Soft Goods | 8+ yrs exp)

Loomworks Apparel | Irvine, Calif. |
Merchandising / Production Manager

Vance & Hines | Santa Fe Springs, Calif. |
Creative Manager

NHS | Santa Cruz, Calif. |
Senior Sales Representative

Lolë | Montreal, QC Canada |
Interactive Marketing Specialist

Bravo Sports | Santa Fe Springs, Calif. |
Product Development Manager

Spy Optic | Carlsbad, Calif. |
Goggle Product Developer

Silver Star | Irvine, Calif. |Sales Administrator / Customer Service Rep

Rip Curl Retail | Santa Monica, Calif. |
Assistant Store Manager

Flip Skateboards | Westminster, Calif. |
Web Design Intern

Jan. 1, 2010

Under Armour | Baltimore, Md. |
"2" Positions On the Table:
Graphics Accessories Designer
Bags Designer

ONE Industries | San Diego, Calif. |
Director of International Sales

The North Face | San Leandro, Calif. |
Freelance Senior Designer

The North Face | San Leandro, Calif. |
Footwear Designer

DVS Shoe Company | Torrance, Calif. |
Footwear Product Line Manager

FLAT FITTY | Territory Account Representatives (Sales) | California (LA | OC | SD | IE | Nor Cal)

James Perse | Los Angeles, Calif. |
Production Pattern Maker

Fox | Irvine, Calif. | "2" Positions:
Sportswear Designer (Fox Girls)
Assistant Designer (Girl's Accessories)

August Accessories | Oxnard, Calif. |
Customer Service/Data Entry Specialist

Confidential Company | Manhattan Beach, Calif. | Social Media Intern

Sole Tech | Lake Forest, Calif. |
"4" Positions:
Printables Product Developer / Technical Designer
Retail Marketing Intern
Public Relations Intern
Photo Department Intern

Dec. 31, 2009

Ouray Sportswear | Englewood, Colo. |
Graphic Designer

Oakley | Foothill Ranch, Calif. |
Creative Director

Sole Tech | Lake Forest, Calif. |
Graphic Designer

ASICS | Irvine, Calif. |
Assistant Production Manager

Creative Recreation | West Hollywood, Calif. | Accounting Manager

Giant Bicycles | Newbury Park, Calif. |
Global Category Manager

Burton | Irvine, Calif. |
IT User Support Analyst

Confidential Apparel Import Company | Torrance, Calif. | "3" Positions:
Customer Service Representative
Assistant Production Coordinator
Import Logistics Coordinator

Dec. 30, 2009

Spyder Active Sports | Boulder, Colo. |
Hardware Development Manager

Manhattan Beachwear | Cypress, Calif. |
Swimsuit Designer (Missy & Juniors)

Creatures of Leisure | Oceanside, Calif. |
Sales Operations Manager

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. |
"8" Positions Up for Grabs:
Key Accounts Manager - Roxy
Textile Designer
Sr. Merchandiser - Roxy
Merchandiser - Accessories
Supply Planner - Roxy
Supply Planner - Quiksilver
A/R Chargeback Specialist
A/R File Clerk

Oakley | Foothill Ranch, Calif. |
"15" Positions Ripe for the Taking:
Military Division General Manager
Senior Designer
Developer I Footwear
Product Development Manager (Eyewear)
Product Development Engineer II (ESS)
Strategic Analyst
Systems Administrator I
IT Procurement Manager
Manager eCommerce -
Web Architect
Web Developer
Business Systems Analyst FI/CO
Business Systems Analyst (SD/LE)
Business Systems Analyst (HR)
Business Systems Analyst - Hyperion

Dec. 29, 2009

Sole Technology | Lake Forest, Calif. |
Domestic Sales Manager (Emerica)

Globe/Dwindle Distribution | El Segundo, Calif. | Inside Phone Sales Representative

Oakley | Regional Channel Sales Managers | Divisions/Territories Include:
Traditional (2 Openings) - Chicago | Tampa
Optical (3 Openings) - New York | Chicago | Denver
Action (3 Openings) - Northeast | Pacific Northwest (MTN) | So Cal

Lolë | "Virtual Office" |
Social Marketing Specialists

Cycling Sports Group (CSG) | Bethel, Conn. | BMX Product Managers

Cycling Sports Group | Bethel, Conn. |
Junior Product Manager (Schwinn)

SmartWool | Boulder, Colo. | Apparel and Accessories Development Manager

SmartWool | Boulder, Colo. |
Product Line Manager

BambooSK8 | Oceanside, Calif. |
Marketing Generalist Interns

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Every position listed below is COMMISSION ONLY.

Arnette Outside Sales Reps - Pacific NW, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic S, Mid-Atlantic N, Nor Cal, Midwest, So Cal

Backward Circle (Bike Industry)
Outside Sales Reps - Mutliple Territories

Skinny Dip
Outside Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories

No Fear MX
Independent Sales Reps - All Territories

Globe/Dwindle (Footwear & Skate Hardgoods)
Outside Sales Reps - Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba & Yukon
Globe/Dwindle (Footwear & Skate Hardgoods)
Independent Sales Reps - Orange County, San Diego, I.E., Desert Cities

Territory Account Representatives (Sales) - LA | OC | SD | IE | Nor Cal
French Craft Leather
Regional Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
H2O Audio
Independent Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories

NEW! Skatera (JR. Skate Apparel)
Independent Sales Reps - All U.S. Territories & Canada
KiLL iT Clothing
Independent Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories
Sullen Clothing
Outside Sales Reps - South West (AZ,NV,CO,NM)| Mid West | East Coast | Florida
Custom Concepts
Outside Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
Independent Sales Reps - Quebec & Ontario, Canada

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