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May 10, 2012



Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News
EMP: Eryn Willard Joins Ambler as Brand Manager

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EMP: Hi-Tec Sports Names Rick Randleman Director of Operations of its USA Subsidiary

B$Z: Skateistan Releasing Book This Summer

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DAKINE, leading maker of top quality bags, packs, and accessories designed for action sports athletes, is seeking a Print Production Designer to join their Hood River, Ore. based crew.

HOLDEN designs and produces some of the finest snow outerwear in the world.  The company is currently looking to add 4 "NEW" members to the team at their office in downtown Los Angeles, Calif:
Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operations Officer
Apparel Production Planner
Operations & Logistics Manager
Accounts Payable & Receivable Specialist

Easton Cycling, located in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area!), is looking for an experienced professional to come on board as the Business Unit Director of it's bike division.  This is a huge opportunity for the right person.

Giro Helmets, 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 Brand Manager to be responsible for digital marketing communications initiatives that support the overall marketing strategies for the company's bike and snow brands.

Giro is also looking to add a couple of key members to their graphic design team in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area):
Sr. Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer

A Confidential Company in San Diego, Calif. is searching for an experienced Marketing Manager.  Must have direct experience in high-level photography and video production for this one!

SRH Productions, an action sports driven apparel company with a heavy influence in motocross, is in search of a Key Account / Inside Sales Rep to come on board in Vista, Calif.

Venette Corp, a merchandise strategy consulting firm serving the action sports industry, and located in Marina Del Rey, Calif., is in need of a part-time Accounting Clerk / Accounts Payable person.

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.

Trek Bicycle, in Waterloo, Wisc. (Madison area), is seeking an E-commerce Manager to drive online sales initiatives relating to the success of Trek retailers.

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).

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

Outdoor Adventure Sales, the sales agency representing The North Face, is seeking an Apparel & Accessories Sales Rep to manage their specialty accounts in Northern CA and Nevada.  This position is based at their Napa, Calif. office.

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.

Easton-Bell Sports is in need of a Sr. Advanced Concepts Mechanical Engineer & Designer to be responsible for its Bike category in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area).

Ready to put your graphic design experience to the test with one of the top action sports brands? Check out these "2" NEW opportunities at Fox in Irvine, CA!
Graphic Designer - Men's
Senior Graphic Artist - Men's

Talyormade Golf Company, located in Carlsbad, Calif., is rolling out a significant design department position:
Global Design Creative Lead

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!

PUMA, in Boston, Mass., is in search of a Senior Product Line Manager (Footwear, Key Accounts) to create seasonal assortments, build exclusive product concepts, and help drive the company's brand vision in North America. 

May 14, 2012

It's Monday, and that means we've got a whole new week of hot opportunities comin' at ya.  First up is an opening at 509, INC. in Spokane, Wash.  509 is a young and innovative brand with roots in the snowmobile industry, whose key product lines include goggles, helmets, and eyewear.  They're currently seeking a rockstar Marketing Manager to join the crew.

Dye Precision, a leader in the paintball industry, is looking for an Outside Sales Representative to be based in their Taiwan office and focus on paintball dealer channels in the Asia-Pacific markets.  This is an awesome international sales opportunity for the right person!

Under Armour, in Baltimore, Maryland, is in need of an experienced Product Line Manager to head up their Men's Action Sports category.

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.

Oakley, in Foothill Ranch, Calif., is in search of a Global Marketing Manager.  This person will be responsible for driving and executing the go-to-market process and category positioning across the surf and snow product categories for men's and women's apparel, footwear, and accessories.

Troy Lee Designs has an immediate opening for a self-motivated Sportswear Coordinator to come on board in Corona, Calif.  Duties will include data entry, running reports, order and invoice processing, and seasonal inventory maintenance. 

Zamst, a market leader in sports bracing/supports located in Newport Beach, Calif. is looking for a Sales Manager who can manage all aspects of selected channel sales programs (running, sporting goods).

May 11, 2012

Kicking off this Friday with another hot opportunity at Black Diamond Equipment!  They're on the hunt for an Enterprise Systems Analyst to help design and build the next generation of enterprise systems for their rapidly growing company in Salt Lake City, Utah.  If you enjoy the challenges and opportunity of working in a fast-paced start up environment with the benefits of a mature company, then this might be the job for you!

5.11 Tactical, in Irvine, Calif., creates superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting, and EMS professionals.  They're currently looking for an Apparel Technical Designer to support their booming growth.

Arbor, located in Venice, Calif. is looking for Retail Sales Associates for its two awesome retail stores in Venice - one on Washington Blvd, and one on the infamous Venice Boardwalk.

Cinder Block, located in Los Angeles, Calif. is the leading full-service music merchandising and brand licensing serving the music industry's largest acts. The company is looking for an Account and Social Media Manager.

Hybrid Apparel, located in Cypress, Calif. is looking for an Assistant Sportswear Designer to join the design team.

Alpinestars, is a legendary company and located in Torrance, Calif. The company is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk who enjoys a fast paced environment and is an excellent communicator in addition to having the right skill set.

Alpinestars is also in search of an Accounts Receivable Clerk to come on board in Torrance, 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.

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. is looking for a Visual Web Designer (Jewelry & Watches) with a background in retail websites to join their Seattle, Wash. based team.


Vans is in search of a Social Media Intern to join the crew in Cypress, Calif., and assist in growing the company's online communities.   

May 10, 2012

Bonnier Corporation is in search of a Managing Editor for Marlin Magazine.  This position, located in Orlando, Florida, is ideal for someone serious about learning magazine and content production from the ground up.

Chaco, maker of sandals and footwear for the active lifestyle and based in Rockford, Mich., is seeking a Product Development Director to serve as the lead merchant for their product line and head of the product creation process.

Outdoor Research, located in Seattle, Wash. is a company full of personality - check out the careers section of its site to see. The company is looking for an experienced Apparel Product Developer to work alongside designers and product managers in bringing the company's apparel line to life.

IntelliSkin, a rapidly growing start-up company that designs, develops, and markets performance enhancing apparel, is seeking a Social Media Specialist to come on board in Newport Beach, Calif.

Billabong has an immediate opening for a T-Shirt Product Developer/Merchandiser to join their Men's M&D department in Irvine, Calif.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in screen-printing, and knowledge of basic and specialty inks, applications, and fabrics.

prAna, in Carlsbad, Calif., is serving up 2 more positions.  Check 'em out!
Customer Experience Associate
Sr. Merchandising Manager, Direct To Consumer

A Confidential outdoor company in Los Angeles, Calif. is seeking a Men's Outerwear Technical Designer with a working knowledge of men's wear to create innovative garment design concepts.

ASICS, in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Graphic Designer to create a wide range of design materials including retail, sales and business development collateral, catalogs, product branding and marketing initiative support.

RVCA, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking for a Digital Sales and Marketing Manager to work with the corporate development team, the sales management team and the marketing team to develop and execute RVCA’s digital sales and marketing strategy.

May 9, 2012

Cycling Sports Group, in Bethel, Connecticut, is looking for a Senior Manager of Global Marketing to oversee all marketing initiatives for the GT bike brand.

Black Diamond Equipment, maker of world class climbing and skiing gear, and based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is in need of a Cost Accountant to maintain and evolve the company's cost accounting systems and analysis.

prAna, makers of apparel and accessories for sport, life, travel, and adventure, is expanding their retail presence with new stores in San Francisco, Calif., and Portland, Ore.  They're currently on the hunt for "2" NEW individuals to head up each of these store locations:
Store Manager - Portland, OR
Store Manager - San Francisco, CA

Pacific Sunwear, with roots in the California teen culture, now has 650 stores across the country, and they're looking to further expand their team.  Check out these "3" NEW opportunities at their corporate headquarters in Anaheim, Calif:
Manager, Store Planning
Merchandise Planner
Web Analyst

Pacific Sunwear is also in search of a District Manager to take on the Dallas, Texas territory.  This person will be responsible for cultivating and leading a group of customer focused, top-line sales driven, profitable and productive retail locations across the Dallas region.

Leading motorcycle helmet company HJC America is seeking a full time Graphic Designer to work on helmet graphics in Cerritos, Calif.

The La Jolla Group, in Irvine, Calif., is seeking an E-comm Web Designer to be an integral part of their web design team.  The successful candidate will be an established web designer with an extreme drive and ambition to take their creative career to the next level.  Sound like you?  Apply now! 

Corona Sports Group, comprised of Answer Racing, MSR MX, and Pro Taper motocross brands, is looking for a Web Designer with a passion for the action sports lifestyle, and an understanding of the motocross industry.  This position is based in Corona, Calif.

Shift Racing, in Irvine, Calif., is searching for a Marketing Manager to work closely with the product and sales departments to create a comprehensive marketing strategy for the brand.

Tilly's has an amazing opportunity in their E-Commerce department in Irvine, Calif!  If you have experience in online advertising, affiliate marketing, SEO and analytics, apply to be their new Online Marketing Coordinator.

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.

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.

Headsweats, with offices in Cincinnati, Oh. and Boulder, Colo. is a company that specializes in washable, airlight, supremely wicking hats that now dominate the triathlon, rowing, and adventure racing worlds. The company is looking for an entry level Inside Sales Account Rep to work out of it's Boulder, Colo. office.

Jett Development, located in Windsor, Colo. (Fort Collins Area) is seeking a highly motivated Graphic Designer to produce innovative and unique apparel graphics and print designs. Specific experience in bike, powersport and/or action sports industries is preferred. Include resume and portfolio when applying - and make it good! You're going directly to the design director.

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.

Gregory Mountain Products, for more than 30 years , is focused on bringing great packs and bags to the market place. Today is your chance to join the company at its Salt Lake City, Utah headquarters in one of two positions:
Product Designer (Level II)
Product Line Manager

Columbia Sportswear, located in Portland, Ore. consistently seeks to bring innovative products to market. And materials are a very important part of that! The company is looking for a Materials Researcher / Analyst to manage the development of seasonal materials from concept to commercialization.

EVO, located in Seattle, Wash. is a leading multi-channel retail brand that addresses the lifestyle and sporting needs for the urban, action sports enthusiast. EVO is looking for a Help Desk Coordinator to join its tight-knit, high-energy, high-fun crew.

Dye Precision is in need of an Inside Sales Rep to come on board in San Diego, Calif., and be a part of the company's paintball division.

Woodward West is a summer camp where campers come to hone their skills in skateboarding, BMX freestyle, inline skating, mountain biking, BMX racing, and gymnastics. They're looking for a Director of Digital Media to join their team in Tehachapi, Calif. Check it out!

Echelon Snowboards is looking for a Sales Director to take the responsibility helm of coordination, management, and leadership for all sales activities. This position is based in Southern California (Los Angeles to San Diego).

NRI, with a location in Los Angeles, Calif. is a distribution service provider to premium apparel and equipment companies in the active lifestyle market. The company is looking for an IT Support Tech who, under the direction of the IT Manager, will perform all functions related to computer and network maintenance.

A Confidential Skateboard Company, located in San Diego, Calif. is looking for an E-Commerce Manager to manage and drive its e-commerce business, which is just weeks away from launching.


Pacific Sunwear has an awesome opportunity for a Women's Apparel Design Intern to come on board in Anaheim, Calif.  This is a PAID internship!  That's right, they're paying you to hang out with them, get some work done, and instigate a little fun while you're at it.

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