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May 27, 2012

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News
EVENT: Malakye Shmooz Summer Series Announced

VIDEO: B4BC Introduces Pro Team Riders

EMP: Beaty Jackson Joins McNett as New Director of East Coast Sales

TV: Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards Premiere on FUEL TV This Sunday, May 27 Plus 5 More Air Dates

B$Z: Sean Geiser moving to Global RallyCross Championship
EVENT: Surf Legends, Journalists, Filmmakers Convene at UCLA on June 3

B$Z: Social Network Targeted at Motorcycle Enthusiasts Launches

EVENT: Share a Little Love in New Boardworks Photo Contest

B$Z: Vapur Anti-Bottle Adds New Product Lines

B$Z: Peligroso Tequila Continues Expansion Across America with Introduction of New Key Markets

EMP: SCARPA retains Summit Sales to Manage Pacific Northwest territory

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The SHMOOZAPALOOZA is coming to Portland, Oregon! This is your chance to connect with employers at the best job fair and networking event in the industry. Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 28th, and click HERE for more info and to register!

STX, a leading manufacturer of men's and women's lacrosse sticks and protective gear, is looking for an Industrial Designer (Hard & Soft Goods) to join their crew in Baltimore, Maryland.

Newton Running, a leader in the design, development, manufacture and sale of natural running shoes, is seeking a Product Line Manager tocome on board in Boulder, Colo. This person will be responsible for supporting the brand in achieving its long term vision and annual growth targets through management of the product portfolio.

Newton Running is also in search of a couple of full-time Technical Sales Reps (Educators) to provide technical support and lead in the roll out of existing and new educational programs and events with retail partners. Territories available are as follows:
Educator - South Central US
Educator - Midwest

Nike is in need of an Apparel Product Lead (Action Sports) to join them in Portland, Ore. Responsibilities will include collecting and analyzing product, consumer, and competitive trends in the key global markets for the category.

Specialized Bikes, in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area), is looking for an Enterprise Data Analyst to create and maintain product item numbers, order forms, and provide requested data analysis and reporting.

Action Marketing Group is a Boulder, Colo. based marketing agency specializing in high impact event, lifestyle, entertainment, and presence marketing campaigns for nationally recognized brands. They are looking to hire experienced Powersports Enthusiasts to assist and execute a mobile marketing Demo Tour traveling across the country for 7 weeks (June-July 2012). Intimate knowledge of ATVs and motorcycles is a must for this one!

SNOWBOARD Magazine, in Boulder, Colo., is looking to welcome a Senior Editor to the crew. This person will help produce and drive content through the magazine's print edition, as well as its array of digital channels.

Hybrid Apparel is a diversified, US-based premiere apparel company servicing all tiers and trade channels of distribution. They are currently looking to add "3" NEW members to their team in Huntington Beach, Calif:
Textile Developer & Colorist
Branded Assistant Merchandiser
Assistant Product Developer

OBEY Clothing, located in Irvine, Calif., is searching for aHuman Resources Administrator to direct the company's HR functions. This includes employment, compensation, benefits, training, and employee relations and services.

Amazing Grass, an organic supplement company serving natural products retailers, is searching for an Inside Sales Representative to join them in Newport Beach, Calif. This person will be responsible for achieving sales targets and goals as determined by the Sales Management team.

Outdoor Technology, an action sports lifestyle accessory brand with an eye on wireless audio, a love of design, and an interest in blending the outdoors with technology, is in search of a VP of Sales to join their team in Los Angeles, Calif.

Check out this 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.

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).

May 25, 2012

180s, in Baltimore, Maryland, designs and markets breakthrough innovative performance gear including ear warmers, gloves, accessories, and apparel. The company is seeking a Product Line Manager to build and manage the strategic plan for product offerings that embody the spirit of functional innovation.

We've got another hot opportunity at Black Diamond Equipment for ya! 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!

Rip Curl, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is seeking a Graphic Designer to take on their Men's Apparel category.If you love surf, combining fun with high performance, and enjoy the challenge of a fast paced environment, then this is the role for you!

FDI, an Irvine, Calif. based custom headwear manufacturer, is in search of an Administrative Assistant to help with special projects for the company's CEO and Merchandising team.

Neff Headwear, in Camarillo, Calif. (Ventura County), is seeking a Graphic Designer to be part of their creative, detail-oriented and highly motivated team.

Incase, maker of a broad line of carrying cases and accessories for the mobile consumer, is looking to welcome a Planning Analyst on board in Chino, Calif. (Riverside County).

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

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

August Accessories / HEX is also in need of a Customer Service Manager to come on board in Oxnard, Calif. This person will oversee and coordinate all customer service functions, including order entry, EDI processing, communication with customers and sales reps, allocations, reporting, invoicing, and online sales and service.

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).

prAna, located in Carlsbad, Calif., is in need of a Senior Technical Designer (Outerwear) to execute the fit intentions of outerwear and technical apparel for their men's and women's divisions.

May 24, 2012

The SHMOOZAPALOOZA is coming to Portland, Oregon! This is your chance to connect with employers at the best job fair and networking event in the industry. Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 28th, and click HERE for more info and to register!

Quiksilver is looking for an East Coast Regional Sales Manager to provide leadership, management, and supervision of the operations of multiple retail store locations within the New York territory.

REI, a leading outdoor gear and apparel retailer dedicated to inspiring, educating, and outfitting people for a lifetime of outdoor adventures, is in search of an Outerwear Apparel Designer. This person will be based at their headquarters in Kent, Wash. (Seattle area), and will be responsible for managing the design process for his/her product category and in partner with all phases of the product development process.

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.

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.

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.

Also at SCOTTEVEST, in Ketchum, Idaho, is an opening for a Graphic Designer / Web Implementer. Be sure to submit your portfolio along with your resume for this one!

Pacific Sunwear, in Anaheim, Calif., is serving up "2" NEW positions today. Feast your eyes on these bad boys!
Associate Product Manager
Retail Apparel Training Specialist

New Era Cap, a leading sports-licensed headwear company, is seeking a Logistics Coordinator to join their team in Irvine, Calif., and provide excellent service to both internal and external customers.

New Era Cap is also in search of some Event & Retail Activists (ERA's) for their Los Angeles, NYC, and Chicago locations. The role of the ERA is to integrate and build the New Era brand in a strategically key market, face-to-face with the company's target consumers and customers.

5.11 Tactical, in Irvine, Calif., designs and develops functionally innovative apparel, shoes, bags, backpacks, and accessories for law enforcement, firefighting, emergency medical and military professionals. The company is experiencing some major growth, and they're looking to bring on "4" NEW individuals:
Product Development Manager - Nylon Packs & Bags
Product Developer - Knits
Product Development Coordinator - SMU's
Design & Development Assistant

Element Skateboards, in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a driven, creative, and dedicated Global Footwear Designer with some development experience to join their growing footwear department.

Rip Curl is searching for a Retail Store Manager to head up the team at their Pacific Beach store in San Diego, Calif.

FDI, a custom headwear manufacturer located in Irvine, Calif., is in search of a Creative Director to provide ongoing strategic vision and guidance regarding trend information and design development.

PixelMags is transforming the future of digital publishing by changing how publishers distribute and monetize branded content. The company, based in Norco, Calif. (Riverside area), is looking for a Publishing Account Specialist with a strong work ethic and a willingness to go the extra mile.

prAna, in Carlsbad, Calif., is swinging their doors open for "2" NEW people to join the crew. Check 'em out!
Customer Experience Associate
Sr. Merchandising Manager, Direct To Consumer

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.

May 23, 2012

Starting things off in Canada today with a new opportunity at Origin Design! Origin is a Whistler and Montreal based agency specializing in mountain sports and tourism, and they're looking to add a Senior Art Director to their team in Montreal, QC, Canada. The ideal candidate should have at least 7 years of experience in an agency or creative setting, and must be eligible to work in Canada.

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. Do you find yourself wearing spandex to coffee shops on a regular basis? Experience withdrawal symptoms when you go more than one week without a bike ride? If so, you'll fit in PERFECTLY with the Revolution team.

Revolution Cycles is also looking to add a Service Manager to the roster at their Rockville, Maryland location. Check this one out if you have a passion for working on bikes!

Profile Design, an industry leader in triathlon and road cycling components, wheels, and wetsuits, is in search of a Customer Service Agent / Order Processor to come on board in Long Beach, Calif.

SALT Optics creates premium handcrafted optical frames and sunglasses for individuals with a unique sense of style. The company, located in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking for a Distribution Associate to join their warehouse team.

Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is seeking a Buyer to take on the Men's category, and be responsible for developing and managing seasonal assortments for the company-owned retail stores.

Element Skateboards, located in Irvine, Calif., is in search of an Art Director to collaborate with every department of the company to develop unique, innovative, and creative branding for all of the company's divisions.

Ricardo Beverly Hills, one of the largest luggage companies in the country, and known as a fashion leader and trend setter in the industry, is seeking a Senior Industrial Designer (Luggage) to join their team in La Mirada, Calif.

A Confidential action sports clothing company in South Orange County, Calif., is seeking an in-house Account Manager to handle the order entry process through production, delivery, and invoicing.

Alpinestars, in Torrance, Calif., is in search of a Customer Service / Sales person to come on board in their fashion-forward Women's Clothing division.

Fox, located in Irvine, Calif., is in need of a Senior Ecommerce Customer Support Rep to deliver a top-tier customer care experience within the company's customer contact center for all incoming ecommerce customer communications.

Dwindle Distribution, in El Segundo, Calif., is seeking an Apparel Technical Designer to create technical packages, establish and maintain consistent fit standards, manufacturing methods, and pattern blocks within each product line and between factories.

Lifted Research Group (LRG) is looking for a Footwear Sales Rep to take on the New York territory. Experience in footwear sales is a must for this one!

The Program, in Burlington, Vermont, is searching for a Marketing Brand Manager to lead the marketing team in the strategy, conception, development, and delivery of all Forum, Foursquare, and Special Blend brand related projects.

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.

E.S. Originals is looking for a Director of Footwear Development to be based in either New York City or Long Beach, Calif. This position requires 10 years of footwear experience, and a passion for and knowlege of the sport of basketball and basketball products.

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.

FOX retail division is looking for a Retail Store Manager to take the helm at its Southern Park store in Youngstown, Ohio.

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.

prAna, makers of apparel and accessories for sport, life, travel, and adventure, is expanding their retail presence with a new store in San Francisco, CA! They're currently on the hunt for a Store Manager to head up the team at their new SF location.

A Confidential Company, located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, Calif., is seeking an International Sales Director. If you have experience managing sales across multiple continents within the action sports industry, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

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

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.

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).

The Kayo Corp, home of DGK, Expedition, Gold, and Organika, and located in Carlsbad, Calif., is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support their Sales and Production departments.

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.

Fox Head, in Irvine, Calif., is looking to add a 3D CAD Modeler to its design and development team. This person will utilize 3D CAD systems to generate solid models, 3D assemblies, and 2D drawings and layouts to provide support to Product Development and Engineering.

Fox Head is also on the hunt for a Senior Boardshorts Designer to join them in Irvine, Calif., and take full ownership of the company's boardshorts design process.

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.

Volcom has an exciting opportunity for a creative Graphic Designer (Men's/Youth) to join their in-house art team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

A Confidential Company, located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, Calif., is looking for a Director of Administration to perform a wide variety of functions including accounting, human resources, and administrative duties.

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.

May 22, 2012

Bontrager, maker of world class bicycle components, accessories, and apparel, is seeking a Product Manager (Footwear) to come on board in Waterloo, Wisc. (Madison area). This person will manage all aspects of footwear product management from strategy and conception through design, development, and product launch.

Fly Racing, an apparel and equipment company with roots in the motocross industry, is now reaching far beyond that into street, snow, bmx, mountain bike, atv, watercraft, casual lifestyles and more. The company, located in Boise, Idaho, is looking for a Senior Lead Designer to head up a small team working on Fly Street: boots, apparel, snowmobile, and protective products.

Vans, in Cypress, Calif., is in search of a Product Line Manager to manage footwear product development, production, and delivery for Vans Special Make-Ups (SMU's) and Open Make-Ups (OMU's).

Vans is also in need of an Assistant Buyer to come on board in Cypress, Calif. This person will assist in procurement of product for all retail channels, maintain purchase orders, manage receipt flows, create pricing strategies, and react to the various needs of the business.

Price Point, the country's premier online bicycle source, is ready to add "2" NEW members to the company roster at their new corporate office in Rancho Dominguez, Calif:
Marketing Manager for E-commerce Company
Accounting Manager

Black Box Distribution has an immediate opening for a Hard Goods Development & Production Coordinator to join their team in Carlsbad, Calif. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in skateboarding and a keen interest in current skateboard technologies.

Fox is looking to welcome a Product Developer to the crew in Irvine, Calif. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the entire development process, from design hand-off through production. This position will focus on all pre-production tasks.

Fox is also in need of an Office Administrative Assistant / Receptionist to come on board in Irvine, Calif., and be an enthusiastic, "front-of-house" representative of the brand.

5.11 Tactical creates superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting, and EMS professionals. Check out these "2" NEW opportunities at their office in Irvine, Calif!
Product Development Manager - SMU Programs
Product Developer - Woven Bottoms

Fuse, an interactive solution agency specializing in online, video, mobile, and print creative strategy, is seeking an Interactive Project Manager to join them in Laguna Beach, Calif., and be responsible for the work flow of interactive content produced for their clients' websites.

A Confidential Apparel Company in Huntington Beach, Calif., is in search of a Production Assistant / Supply Chain Manager with knowledge of apparel merchandising and production planning.

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 Research, a leading outdoor gear company based in Seattle, Wash., is in need of an experienced Materials Manager to manage the technical and design direction of material selection and commercialization.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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


Pacific Sunwear is looking for a few forward thinking, retail minded, creators of culture who have an appreciation for fashion and learning to join them as Women's Merchandising Interns in Anaheim, Calif. These are PAID internships, folks!


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