Industry News 8/7/2012

Malakye Now: Shmooz X Interbike | August JobWire | B2B - 5ivecanons | Company Q+A - Chrome

 

The Shmooz is on next month at Interbike! Register Now! We'll be in Vegas on Thursday, September 20, 2012. It's going to be great. Come on out to meet and greet the bike industry’s finest employers! Official business in the front (11am - 4pm) and party in the back (4pm - 8pm). We hope you can make it!

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

EMP: Anne-Marie Dacyshyn Promoted to Vice President of Marketing for Burton Snowboards

 

ART: Otro, a glow-in-the-dark skateable sculpture in France.

 

EVENT: B4BC to Host Skate the Lake in North Lake Tahoe on Aug. 18

 

EMP: Skullcandy Hires Sam Paschel from Burton Snowboards to Replace Dan Levine

 

B$Z: Now Open - 145,000 sqrft addition to NRI Distribution in Vancouver!

 

EVENT: 2012 Doheny Surf Fest!

 

B$Z: Inaugural LAUNCH LA Trade Show Receives Rave Reviews

 

EVENT: Street League's top eight pros to battle for 2012 Championship title

 

B$Z: Stanley, a brand of PMI, Celebrates Milestone 100th Anniversary

 

B$Z: IVI Welcomes Keith Hufnagel

 

WEB: Surfersvillage Launch ALL NEW website platform

 

EMP: Hydrapak Hires Tracey Brown to Augment Global OE Sales & Expand National Accounts

 

EMP: Icebreaker Names David Marsala as U.S. Sporting Goods Sales Manager

 

B$Z: Monster Energy Sponsors the Recon Tour - a three-round SoCal-based freestyle BMX comp

 

 
 
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THANK YOU to everyone who participating in making Malakye's ShmoozaPalooza job fair and networking event's at the Agenda Trade Show last week in Long Beach and at Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City over the weekend a success!! Head on over to our Facebook page and check out photos from both days and for more info on all of amazing companies that participated.

Also, we have a ShmoozaPalooza in the works for September 20, 2012 at Interbike in Las Vegas (attention company representatives - to get involved in this FREE event, email shmooz@malakye.com for more details).

Simms Fishing Products in Bozeman, Montana is seeking an experienced Product Developer for Outerwears & Waders with a passion for the outdoors and fishing a plus.

Chums is a great company to work for in Salt Lake City, Utah. They have an opening for an experienced Product Developer / Line Manager to join their team.

Cycling Sports Group, in Bethel, Connecticut, is in need of a Senior Graphic Designer who will be responsible for determining and preparing color and graphic design (and other related designs).

Eastern Mountain Sports, a passionate outdoor brand and outfitter based in Peterbrough, New Hampshire, is searching for an Assistant Product Manager to handle Technical Apparel.

Eastern Mountain Sports is also on the search for an Apparel Technical Designer to be a part of their team in Peterborough, New Hampshire. This person will be responsible for engineering apparel design concepts into production-ready specifications that result in great fitting and performing products.

Pearl Izumi USA, Inc., located in Louisville, Colo., has an opening for a Forecaster /Planner to report the the Supply Chain Manager in the Opertations Department.

Crocs Inc. , in Niwot, Colo. (Boulder Area), has an immediate opening for a Footwear Designer to develop creative concepts, design market leading products and appropriate high value innovations.

DAKINE, in Hood River, Ore., is beefing up their Design team!. Check out this Pair ("2") of NEW open positions:
Senior Graphic Designer
Product Design Manager

Specialized Bikes, in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area), is looking for a Director of Global Services to be responsible for providing design vision, merchandising concepts, fixture selection and sourcing to assist our international dealers in creating a best in class customer experience.

Looking for an adventure, not a job? Icebreaker, one of the most innovative and dynamic names in the apparel industry, is seeking an experienced Retail Store Manager to open and lead their newest store on Santana Row in San Jose, Calif.

Aether Apparel, makers of high-end outdoor outerwear, swim trunks, knits, and accessories, has an exciting new opportunity for an Associate / Manager for their San Francisco, Calif. retail store.

Easton Cycling is two parts science and one part passion based in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area) with a current opening for a Business Unit Director to be responsible for managing the Easton Cycling business unit to achieve brand and business objectives.

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.

Dye Precision, Inc., the paintball industry leader, is looking for a career-minded, growth-oriented Truck Driver / Event Coordinator to join our promotions staff in San Diego, Calif.

McClellan Nichols Sports Syndicate LLC, located in Newport Beach, Calif., has a need for a part-time Accounting Clerk to be responsible for maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reports.

Flow Sports, an innovative branding and distribution company based in San Clemente, Calif., is seeking a Senior Accountant to strengthen its finance team.

Electric Visual, in San Clemente, Calif., is looking for a Customer Service Manager to join the team.

Kayo Corp. Distribution is the houme for Expedition Skateboards, DGK Skateboards, Organika Skateboards, and Gold wheels based in Carlsbad, Calif. They are currently looking for full time Data Entry personnel with QuickBooks Enterprise experience.

A group of Confidential Women's Apparel Brands based in Costa Mesa, Calif. has an immediate opening for an experience Graphic Designer. Note: resumes without salary history and samples will not be reviewed!

BB Dakota is quickly becoming a force in the juniors and contemporary apparel market. The company, located in Costa Mesa, Calif., is currently looking for an Apparel Technical Designer to join the team.

BB Dakota is also looking for an Apparel Production Manager to join their team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Rip Curl, is a product of The Search. They're looking to add a Pair ("2") NEW individuals to their team in Costa Mesa, Calif.:
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Accounts Payable Clerk

Quiksilver, is the nation's largest surf company and far more than just a fashion apparel company. They're looking to add a Pair ("2") NEW individuals to their team in Huntington Beach, Calif.:
Director of Quiksilver Films
Community Director

CBF Labels is a custom designer and manufacturer of trims and embellishments for the apparel and promo industry based in Tustin, Calif. with a need for a Sales Assistant to assist two Sales Representatives.

We All Ride and Innes Clothing are rapidly expanding their brands across the US, Canada and worldwide from their Temecula, Calif. headquarters. Therefore, they are currently seeking established Inside Sales Reps who are interested in growing with their brands.

Fox, located in Irvine, Calif., immediate opening for a Customer Support Manager to oversee the work and progress of a Customer Support team entailing both direct and wholesale customers.

OluKai, maker of premium footwear for the ocean lifestyle, is seeking an enthusiastic Consumer Customer Service Rep to be a part of a great team of people in Irvine, Calif.

A Private Label Accessories Company in Irvine, Calif. is seeking an experienced Creative Director who possesses a high degree of creativity, as well as the ability to manage and motivate a team.

5.11 Tactical creates superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting, and EMS professionals. They're looking to add a Pair ("2") NEW individuals to their team in Irvine, Calif.:
E-Commerce Operations Coordinator
Director of Product Development - Hardlines

Baker Boys Distribution, distributors of DEATHWISH, BAKER, HEROIN, SHAKE JUNT and BRIGADA EYEWEAR is looking for an International In-House Sales Rep to join their team in North Hollywood, Calif.

6 Aug 2012

Pearl Izumi USA, Inc., located in Louisville , Colo., has an opening for a Forecaster /Planner to report the the Supply Chain Manager in the Opertations Department.

Eastern Mountain Sports, a passionate outdoor brand and outfitter, is searching for an Assistant Product Manager (Apparel) to be a part of their team in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Amazing Grass, an organic supplement company serving natural products retailers, is searching for an experienced and dynamic Staff Accountant to join them in Newport Beach, Calif.

Kaenon Polarized, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based premium sunglass brand, is seeking to hire a full-time Customer Service Representative who will contribute toward a culture of superior customer service with a "customer-first" attitude and work ethic.

2XU ("Two Times You"), driven by a relentless company mission to advance human performance through the development of world-leading athletic garments, is looking for an experienced and talented Senior Web Designer to join their fast-growing Global Online Department in Carlsbad, Calif.

Are you a marketing pro? Sole Technology has an immediate opening for an Marketing Director for etnies 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.

5.11 Tactical, creating superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting, and EMS professionals, has an opening for a Supply Manager to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Quiksilver will be conducting a job fair this Thursday, August 9th from 10am-6pm for Store Managers to run Boardriders, Quiksilve's retail location in Venice, Calif. You must apply online at www.quiksilver.com and reference Job ID# 5709BR (only candidates that have applied online prior to the job fair will be eligible for an interview).

3 Aug 2012

Are you a kickass graphic designer? Do you want to work with cool people at a growing company with loads of opportunity? Zumiez Private label is looking for a Graphic Designer to join their team in Lynnwood, Wash. (Seattle Area).

K2 Sports, located in Seattle, Wash., has an opening for a Product Planner to facilitate accurate and timely delivery of sourced product from supplier (manufacturer) to global distribution centers.

Paragon Sports in New York City, NY is seeking a highly energetic Visual/Stock Merchandiser to join the team in Union Square.

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.

Amazing Grass, an organic supplement company serving natural products retailers, is searching for an Accountant Assistant to join them in Newport Beach, Calif., and be responsible for performing a variety of general accounting support tasks.

Jet Pilot, an aggressive action sports company specializing in core products (wetsuits & vests) and apparel for the Wake, Surf, FMX & Watercraft industries, has an opening at their Carson, Calif. office for a Brand Manager to manage accounts within the categories of Wake, Surf, and Personal Water Craft.

The La Jolla Group, who manage the licences for O'Neill Clothing, Rusty Clothing, Metal Mulisha, and Lost Clothing in Irvine, Calif., has a pair of NEW openings in their accounting department. Check 'em out!
Staff Accountant
Production and Sourcing Manager

A Confidential Women's Comfort Casual Company located in Torrance, Calif. is currently looking for an experienced Footwear Designer. (Experience working in the women's comfort category a plus.)

2 Aug 2012

Sombrio Design in North Vancouver, Canada has an immediate opening for a Head of Design. Candidates for this position are expected to be responsible for all apparel design within the organization.

A Fast Growing Well-Established Ecommerce Sporting Goods Retailer, based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, seeks an experienced Internet Marketing Specialist.

American Rec, a family of ten of the best-known brands in the outdoor industry, is looking for a Territory Manager to handle the Midwest Territory (which includes Chicago, Madison, Wisc. and Minneapolis), someone with a passion for the outdoors and a business acumen to help drive the American Rec equipment division.

The Turtle Fur Group, a leader in the fashion and functional cold weather accessory business based in Morrisville, Vermont, is seeking a Director of Sales and Marketing to introduce refreshing ideas and proven results to substantially grow brands. This position can, but is not required to, be based at the Vermont office (the Turtles' Nest).

Fjallraven, whose mission is to make the outdoors more accessible for more people, is looking for a pair of Store Managers to join their retail team in New York, NY.
Store Manager - Soho/Nolita location on Mott Street
Store Manager - Flagship Soho Location on Wooster Street

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

Deep See Inc. & Stohlquist Waterware in Arlington, Wash. is currently looking to expand our product development team with a highly creative full-time Junior Industrial Designer/Apparel Designer.

The Revolution Cycles family continues to grow! This young, growing group of bicycle retail stores in the DC area has Store Management Positions available at their Stafford, Virginia location. If you're deeply passionate about cycling, put your name in the hat!

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.

Outdoor Research, in Seattle, Wash. is also seeking an experienced, hands-on Senior G/L Accountant to join our Accounting team.

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is serving up 3 "NEW" opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Senior Model Maker
Senior CAID

Drafter

Patagonia in Ventura, Calif. has an open position for a Product Developer for Wetsuits who will partner with the Company's Wetsuit team and drive the commercialization process of a technical Surf line.

Burton Snowboards has an opening for a Printables Design Manger in their Costa Mesa, Calif. office!

Covee, an established headwear company, has an immediate full-time opening for a talented, detail oriented Production Designer to join their team in Lake Forest, Calif.

Macbeath Footwear, based in Carslbad, Calif. has an open position for Sales & Operation Support. This position's overall goal is to support the operations and sales functions of Macbeth.

Futures Fins, a global manufacturer of surfing accessories, is currently looking for an experienced and highly detailed Shipping Department Manager to join their crew in Huntington Beach, Calif. Experience in the action sports industry is a must!

A Confidential Domestic Apparel Manufacturer located in Huntington Beach, Calif. is seeking an experienced Technical Designer / Pattern & Sample Maker who has had exposure to product development processes in the apparel business.

Fox Rider support team in Irvine, Calif. is looking for one good person to come join the team as a Rider Support Coordinator and work with the world's best athletes and their clothing production.

L-R-G, based in Irvine, Calif. is a company designed to overthrow the masses by using our influence. They have "3" New positions they need to fill:
Sourcing Manager
Director of Production
Cut & Sew Designer

Billabong, in Irvine, Calif., has an opening for an In House Quality Control Coordinator to ensure consistency of fit, quality and constructions of garments.

5.11 Tactical, creating superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting, and EMS professionals, has an opening for an enthusiastic, outgoing, and results-driven Territory Manager to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

A Leading Sporting Goods Company in South Bay, Los Angeles, Calif. is looking for candidates to fill the position of Account Receivable Clerk.

1 Aug 2012

Do you have a passion for outdoor sports? Do you, or are you able to live in China? If so, Black Diamond Equipment has a challenging opportunity for a Project Engineer for their Asia business, to be based in Zhuhai, China. This role will serve as the primary technical resource responsible to indirectly manage creation and improvement of production processes and methodologies.

Cycling Sports Group in Bethel, Connecticut seeks a Senior Graphic Designer responsible for determining and preparing color and graphic design (and other related designs).

Suarez, a high performance cycling sportswear brand created from the passion of Carlos Suarez, is in need of a Sales Manager to be responsible to hire, manage and direct a national sales team in Portland, Ore.

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is serving up 2 "NEW" opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Mechanical Engineer (Easton Team Sports)
Senior Mechanical Engineer (Easton Team Sports)

Monster, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of connectivity solutions for high-performance audio, video, and computer, as well as a leading innovator in the field of professional audio and sound reinforcement. Don't miss out on these "3" NEW opportunities at their office in Brisbane, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area):
Digital Marketing Manager
Senior Director, Brand Marketing
Product Marketing Manager

A Confidential Leading Active/Performance Brand based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. is looking for a Performance Activewear / Sportswear Designer.

Aqualung, in Vista, Calif., has an open position for a Drafter/Designer to be responsible for performing the more complex design assignments requiring the uses of extensive calculations, layouts, and the use of independent discretion and judgement.

Crush and Kreed, leaders in the moderately priced eye wear arena is looking for an experienced and dynamic Customer Service Representative to join their team in Lake Forest, Calif.

OluKai, maker of premium footwear for the ocean lifestyle, is currently looking for an experienced Account Executive for our Irvine, Calif. location.

Billabong, in Irvine, Calif., has an immediate opportunity for a Production Assistant responsible for Assisting Production from development to production.

A Confidential and Reputable Action Sports Clothing Line is currently seeking a Customer Service Representative to add to its sales team in Torrance, Calif.

Creative Recreation is looking for a Product Line Manager to join their team in West Hollywood, Calif.


 
 
 
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If you are an established Sales Rep and you're interested in getting the word on available lines before it hits the streets, send us an email: reps@malakye.com! Don't forget to include your name, email and territory!

Every position listed below is COMMISSION ONLY!

MOTO / POWER SPORTS:
NEW! Cardo Systems, Inc.
Outside Sales Reps - Western Region
SPOTLIGHT! Oakley
MX / Power Sports Sales Reps - NC, SC, & VA

SPORTING GOODS:
NEW! Newton Running
Technical Sales Rep / Educator - Midwest
NEW! Newton Running
Technical Sales Rep / Educator - Pacific Northwest
NEW! ZAMST
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple US Territories

FOOTWEAR:
NEW! Four Star Distribution
Independent Sales Reps - South East Region

PADDLE SPORTS:
NEW! WERX Design
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple US Territories
SPOTLIGHT! Trident Performance Sports Inc.
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories

SNOW:
NEW! Louis Garneau
Independent Sales Reps - Rockies, Northwest, Northern CA/Nevada
AIRBLASTER
Independent Sales Reps - Ontario

EYEWEAR:
SPOTLIGHT! STUN Glasses
Eyewear Sales Reps - All Territories

APPAREL:
NEW! Breathe Boardwear
Independent Sales Reps - East Coast
SPOTLIGHT! Nikita Women's Apparel
Streetwear Sales Reps - Pacific Northwest, Southern California
SPOTLIGHT! Defyant Clothing Inc.
Independent Sales Representative - East Coast
Glas Apparel
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
GLC Apparel
Manufacturing Sales Rep - Multiple Territories
Sailor Jerry
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple US Territories