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May 7, 2012

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News
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Verde PR & Consulting Teams Up With Clients to Benefit

EMP: OIWC Head, Sally Grimes, Steps Down - Search For Successor Begins

EMP: Powder Announces Two New Hires

EMP: Advanstar Communications, Inc. Appoints Mo Murray as Brand Director to Powersports Division

B$Z: Dragon Alliance Announces Sale to Marchon Eyewear

B$Z: Action Sports and Apparel Lawyer Jason Femrite joins SDSI Advisory Board




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Amazing Grass, an organic supplement company serving natural products retailers, is searching for a Graphic Designer to join them in Newport Beach, Calif. Responsibilities will include art design and copy layouts for visual communications media such as packaging, point of purchase materials, and website and print advertising.

Horny Toad Activewear, located in gorgeous Santa Barbara, Calif., is seeking a Production Associate to manage the day-to-day deliverables related to development allocation, factory capacity planning, factory production timelines, order placement, and front-to-back quality control.

RED Mountain Ventures, owners and developers of RED Mountain resort, a historic ski resort located in Rossland, British Columbia, is seeking a Graphic Artist / Web Designer to join the marketing team at their San Diego, Calif. office.

Incase, maker of a broad line of carrying cases and accessories for the mobile consumer, is looking to welcome a Supply and Fulfillment Manager on board in Chino, Calif.

GMPC, supplier of quality apparel and accessories products to brands, corporations, events, and non-profits nationwide, is in need of a Production and Logistics Guru to join them in Petaluma, Calif. (North San Francisco Bay Area).

Incipio is a leader in the mobile device industry, and they manufacture cases and accessories for some of the industry's best known brands.  They're currently looking to add 5 "NEW" people to the crew in Irvine, Calif.:
Junior Web Content Associate
Videographer / Photographer

Accounting Clerk

Customer Service Agent / Order Processor

Account Specialist / Sales Support Specialist

L*Space, an established, fast growing premium swimwear manufacturer based in Irvine, Calif., is seeking an International & Domestic Sales Coordinator to be a part of their sales department.

Nipkow & Kobelt, a New York based fabric importer, is looking for a highly motivated Sales & Merchandising Support person to join them in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Looking for an awesome summer job? KenMont KenWood Camps, located in Kent, Connecticut, is in need of aSummer Camp Skate Park Director to run their skateboard program. Room and board are included for a great summer experience!

Merrell, a recognized leader in footwear and apparel design and innovation, has "2" NEW opportunities at their Grand Rapids, Michigan office:
Product Development Manager (Athletic)
Product Development Manager (Fusion)

Outdoor Research, located in Seattle, Wash., consistently introduces new and exciting products to the world. They are currently looking for a Front-End Web Developer to execute all aspects of the company's websites and related digital projects.

Outdoor Research is also in need of an experienced Materials Manager to manage the technical and design direction of material selection and commercialization. This position is based at the company's headquarters in Seattle, Wash.

Alpinestars, in Torrance, Calif., is seeking an enthusiastic, sports-minded individual to come on board as a Dealer Developer (Motorcycle Accounts).

May 4, 2012

Starting things off in Waterloo, Wisc. (Madison area) today with an awesome new opening at Trek Bikes! They're looking for an Interaction Designer to be a key member of their in-house creative group, and help to define the behavior of the company's websites and web applications.

Now onto the Northwest! Adidas is on the hunt for a Business Unit Director to head up their in-line footwear and apparel business.  This position is located at their US headquarters in Portland, Oregon. is looking for aVisual Web Designer (Jewelry & Watches) with a background in retail websites to join their Seattle, Wash. based team.

Headed to the Rockies now with a Senior Editor opening at SNOWBOARD Magazine in Boulder, Colo.  This person will help produce and drive content through the magazine's print edition, as well as its array of digital channels.

SmartWool, also in beautiful Boulder, Colo., is in need of an Apparel and Accessories Designer to incorporate the brand vision, seasonal design themes, and product line direction into commercially compelling apparel and accessories., located in Salt Lake City, Utah is seeking a rock star BUYER with deep expertise in the Outdoor Industry. The company is positioned for explosive growth in the coming year and the Buyer will be a key member of the team driving this initiative.

Revolution Cycles, a young, growing group of bicycle retail stores in the DC area, has Full Time and Part Time Sales Positions open at their Arlington, Virginia shop.

Orage Ski, with headquarters in Quebec, is in need of a Sales Representative to manage, sell to, and service accounts in British Columbia, Canada.

Deckers, located in gorgeous Goleta, Calif. (Santa Barbara area) is searching for a Senior Graphic Designerto oversee and direct all creative collateral for the Teva brand.

Are you a marketing pro? Sole Technology has an immediate opening for an etnies Marketing Director to come on board in Lake Forest, Calif. The ideal candidate will have a clear understanding of the action sports industry, and experience in global marketing.

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is serving up 2 "NEW" opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Production Artist
Associate Sports Marketing Manager - Giro Snow

Monster Energy, a leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages located in Corona, Calif., needs a Project Manager to plan and organize company branded events and meetings.

Rip Curl is seeking a highly organized and detail oriented individual to join their distribution team as Warehouse Receiving Clerk in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Strava is revolutionizing the social fitness experience for runners and cyclists, providing the insights, motivation and camaraderie to perform their best, even when they're exercising alone. Strava, located in San Francisco, Calif. is looking for a Director, Business Development to join the team.

GovX, an online retailer specializing in selling action sports and outdoor products to military and government employees, located in La Jolla, Calif. is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join the accounting department.

DUC, Inc. (pronounced deuce) located in Newport Beach, Calif. is looking for Customer Service Reps with awesome attitude. Check out the details!

HPI Racing, located in Foothill Ranch, Calif., is looking for a Project Coordinator. This person will be responsible for tracking project schedules, and working with various disciplines in our Research and Development Department.

HPI Racing is also in need of an energetic, charismatic, talented RC car expert to come on board as Events Coordinator in Foothill Ranch, Calif.


Travis Mathew Apparel, maker of an exclusive line of golf apparel and accessories, is searching for a Videographer / Video Editing Intern to join the crew in Seal Beach, Calif.  Duties will include creating progressive and action filled video content of the company's events, production activities, charitable donations, and players.

May 3, 2012

East coast! Cycling Sports Group, in Bethel, Connecticut, is in need of a Product Graphic Designer to assist in determining and preparing color and graphic design for products.  This role will have a focus on product graphics.

Henderson Sport Group, one of the largest wetsuit manufacturers in the country, is looking to add a Sales & Marketing Manager (Action Sports) to their company roster in Millville, New Jersey.

Fox has an immediate opening for a Midwest Retail District Manager to join its retail team. This person can be based anywhere in the territory, and will cover the following states: OH, WV, PA, NC, IN, and IL.

The Black Diamond product design team combines their talent for design with their excitement for skiing and climbing to create products that are innovative, beautiful, and function flawlessly. Want to be a part of this? Check out these "2" NEW openings at their headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah:
Design Engineer
Industrial Designer

Giro, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area) is a worldwide leader in high performance helmets, apparel, and accessories for action sports and active lifestyles. They're seeking a Digital Commerce & Content Manager to play a key strategic and creative role in building and maintaining the company's e-commerce websites, as well as support digital content initiatives.

Yocaher Skateboards, a fast growing skateboard company in Pomona, Calif., is looking to welcome an Assistant Office Manager on board.

Aether Apparel, makers of high-end outdoor outerwear, swim trunks, knits, and accessories, has an exciting new opportunity for a Technical Designer to join their team in Los Angeles, Calif.

Seirus Innovation, a winter sporting goods company located in Poway, Calif., is searching for a Finished Goods Buyer/Merchandiser to coordinate purchases of finished product from overseas and domestic factories.

The Sanuk family is growing! Check out these "2" NEW openings at the company's headquarters in Irvine, Calif.:
Retail Marketing Coordinator
Product Development Coordinator

August Accessories / HEX, a national accessories company that houses several brands, is in search of a responsible and experienced Operations Manager. This position will be based at their Oxnard, Calif. headquarters.

ML Kishigo, an established garment manufacturer located in Santa Ana, Calif., is looking for an Assistant Buyer to help out with the logistics and importation of the company's product from overseas factories.

Bravo Sports, global leader in the outdoor, recreational, and sporting goods markets, has "2" NEW opportunities at their Santa Fe Springs, Calif. office:
Assistant Product Developer
Graphic Artist - Branding & Retail Packaging

Zamst, a market leader in sports bracing and supports, is looking for a Marketing Manager to join them in Newport Beach, Calif. This person will be responsible for all aspects of the company's marketing and merchandising programs, and will embrace the brand, products, athletes and sports.

May 2, 2012

Specialized, one of the most innovative cycling brands around, is looking for "2" individuals to join their Global Marketing team in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area). Check it out!
Global Marketing Designer
Global Marketing Senior Designer

GovX, an e-commerce company that sells premium brands to military and government employees and their families, is looking for a Website Developer to work alongside their CTO and Senior Project Manager. This exciting opportunity is based at the company's headquarters in La Jolla, Calif.

Cycling Sports Group has an exciting new opportunity for an Account Manager / Outside Sales person to come on board. This individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining the company's customer base through effective outside sales and service. The position is virtual and person can be based anywhere.

ENVE Composites, manufacturer of handmade carbon fiber bicycle rims and components, is looking for a Director of Engineering to join their team in Ogden, Utah.

Black Diamond Equipment is growing, and they've got an immediate opening for an experienced Business Analyst to join the crew in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Do you have a passion for working on bikes? Revolution Cycles, a young, growing group of bicycle retail stores in the DC area, is looking to add a Service Manager to the roster at their Rockville, Maryland location.

BROOKLYN, NY! If you are interested in selling the cycling industries premier products and bicycles, then look no further. Established in 1976, R&A Cycles has grown to provide customers with the bicycle industries most current cutting edge bicycles and cycling products on the market today. Join R&A as its newest Sales Associate.

Greenhouse BMX is a wholesale distributor of bicycles, parts, and accessories to bike shops across the country, and they are the home of Verde Bikes. They're seeking an experienced Inside Sales Rep with a passion for cycling and a strong background in sales to join the crew in Columbus, Ohio.

IVI is seeking a Sales and Marketing Coordinator to join the crew in Irvine, Calif. Responsibilities will include business analysis, planning, training, reporting, PR interfacing, web content, and events and promotions. Sound like you? Apply now!

Fox has an immediate opening for an Accessories Product Developer to come on board in Irvine, Calif. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the entire development process from design hand off through production, with an emphasis on accessory products.

DC Shoes is searching high and low for a Senior Apparel Merchandiser to join their apparel team in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Ethika is a young, start-up company that's making big strides in the action sports industry. They're currently in need of an entry level Assistant to the President to come on board in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

prAna is on the hunt for an Apparel Designer (Men's Outerwear) to be responsible for the conceptual design and creative execution of their men's apparel line. This position is based at the company's headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif.

SKLZ, maker of some of the most innovative and effective sports training products around, is in search of an experienced Web Designer to join a great team of people in Carlsbad, Calif.

The Outdoor Recreation Group, manufacturer and distributor of branded backpacks, camping accessories, and apparel, is looking for a Product Developer to focus on Backpacks and Luggage. This position is based at their Los Angeles, Calif. office.


BambooSK8, maker of eco-friendly bamboo skateboards, is looking for Marketing Interns! There are opportunities available at their Oceanside, Calif. office, and out of state opportunities as well. Don't miss out on this one!

May 1, 2012

FOX retail division is looking for a Retail Store Manager to take the helm at its Orland Square Mall location in Orland Park, ILLINOIS (Chicago Area).

Easton-Bell, located in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area) is looking for a Digital Commerce and Content Managerto play a key strategic and creative role in building and maintaining the Giro and Easton Cycling e-commerce websites as well as support digital content initiatives.

SCOTTEVEST, Inc. is an innovative travel and every-day clothing company, based in Ketchum, Idaho. The company is seeking a super-smart "Jack or Jill of all trades" for a Web Operations Coordinator position.

Do you love MotoGP? Do you stay on top of motorcycling trends and enjoy sharing the latest news with your friends? If so, check out this Web Social Coordinator position with / in Tualatin, Ore. (South East of Portland)

Billabong, located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for someone to fill the ever-important role of Front Desk Receptionist.

Incipio Technologies, located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Videographer / Photographer

NHS is looking to bring a Domestic Sales Manager on board in Santa Cruz, Calif. This person will be a critical member of the company's sales team, and will focus on key accounts and domestic wholesale customers.

Life Distribution, an established action sports apparel company, is searching for a National Sales Manager for its brands Ambig and Split. This position, based in Santa Ana, Calif., is responsible for managing the domestic sales force as well as key accounts.

Bonnier Corporation, in Boulder, Colorado, is searching for aCorporate Sponsorship Sales Representative for Warren Miller Entertainment and NASTAR. This person will be responsible for optimizing and achieving sales goals within an assigned category account list.

Bonnier Corporation, in Orlando, Florida, is searching for a Content Editor to help plan and execute the multi-channel content strategy for TransWorld Wakeboarding.

Volcom, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is searching for an E-Commerce Interactive Marketer to provide strategic and tactical direction on e-commerce marketing initiatives.

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