Industry News 10/23/2012

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

Aaron Pape has joined the Dainese team as a Retail Sales Associate at their flagship store in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Nils, an outerwear and apparel company for women located in Costa Mesa, Calif. recently hired Alyssa as its newest Customer Service Representative.

A big week in the Customer Service department, Keeper Sports Products located in Oceanside, Calif. hired Ashley Johnson as Customer Service Rep.

Crocs, in Niwot, Colo., has welcomed Joe Abadjian as its newest Footwear Designer.

ViX Swimwear, located in San Diego, Calif, announced Greta Binette is the company's new Operations Supervisor. Greta brings eight years of complimentary experience to the position.

 

 
 
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prAna, committed to growing and resonating with like-minded people: climbers, surfers, athletes of all flavors, yogis, artists and free spirited folks around the world, is seeking a Store Manager for a brand new store in Edina, Minn.

Kadena Sportswear is a premier manufacturer of technical sports apparel based in Oak Creek, Wisc. and is currently looking for a Technical Designer that is responsible, a team player, creative and passionate with a strong industry fashion sense.

A Confidential Company in the Northeastern United States is seeking an experienced Global Senior Financial Analyst to provide financial analysis/support to the Rec/Leisure segment businesses.

Cycling Sports Group in Bethel, Connecticut is seeking a Manager of Global Store Design and Planning to manage store design and merchandising details.

Cycling Sports Group in Bethel, Connecticut is also seeking a Manager of Visual Merchandising - Global Operations, to manage IBD fixture and POP programs.

One Source Apparel specializes in full package, manufacturing of high quality apparel, and has an immediate opening for a Technical Apparel Designer contractor. Candidates are expected to work in the OSA main office in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Eastern Mountain Sports, a passionate outdoor brand and outfitter based in Peterborough, New Hampshire, is seeking an Outerwear Assistant Product Manager (APM) to drives sales, profit and customer satisfaction by ensuring that the women's category of merchandise are developed, selected, and delivered to EMS customers.

Giant Bicycles in Newbury Park, Calif. is a company which strives to get people outside having fun on bikes and is swinging their doors wide open for "2" NEW people to join their crew.
Gear Inventory Control Specialist
Gear Product Coordinator

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is serving up "7" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Traffic Coordinator
Senior Advanced Concepts Mechanical Engineer & Designer
Technical Product Developer - Giro
Apparel Sales Manager - Gyro
Senior Developer - Advanced Concepts
Director - Advanced Concepts
Junior Industrial Designer

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.

Independent Trading Company, providing embellished sweatshirts to action sports companies since 1997, is seeking an Administrative Assistant for their San Clemente, Calif. office.

Split USA, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a high energy, intelligent individual who wants an opportunity to work in the Action Sports Industry. Currently, they have an open position for a motivated and organized individual to join their team as a Sales Coordinator.

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "3" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Fit Model - Junior's
Accessories Designer - Men's
System Administrator - Retail

The Outdoor Recreation Group, in Los Angeles, Calif., is in search of a Product Designer with experience designing luggage.

INTERNSHIP:
Interns at Fox, in Irvine, Calif., actively learn through real-world marketing projects based around our real-time business needs. Internships are offered for one 12-week period. Fox is looking currently for "2" New Interns to join the team.
Men's Merchandising Intern
Marketing Intern

October 22, 2012

New Era Cap, a leading sports-licensed headwear company, is seeking a Senior Brand & Consumer Marketing Manager to lead activation of all North America marketing initiatives as they relate to external and internal PR, corporate communications, community relations as well as entertainment marketing, product placement and event marketing. This position to be based in Buffalo, NY.

Come work with the most innovative cycling brand in the world! Specialized Bikes has an exciting opportunity for a .Net / Sharepoint Developer to join the crew in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Ariat International, a worldwide leader in high performance footwear and apparel for equestrian enthusiasts based in Union City, Calif. (San Francisco Bay area), is in need of a Demand Planner to support the Senior Director of Supply Chain Planning in forecasting, analysis, purchasing, and inventory management activities.

A Confidential Company in the San Francisco Bay Area, Calif. is on a mission for a Denim Product Developer to be responsible for the on-time development of Men's and Women's denim, ensuring products meet company standards for aesthetic, fit, cost, and quality.

Kaenon is a fast-growing, premium eyewear brand located in Newport Beach, Calif. and are currently seeking enthusiastic and efficient Warehouse Assistants to be responsible for: Shipping / Receiving, light assembly, Quality Control, Returns / Warranty support and more!

Easton-Bell Sports, in Van Nuys, Calif., is serving up "5" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Graphic Design Manager
Senior Composites Engineer
Mechanical Engineer - Hockey Skates
Product Developer - Protective
Senior Product Marketing Manager - Apparel

The La Jolla Group, located in Irvine, Calif., believes strongly in taking its brightest employees and advancing their careers and is looking for a Planning Analyst to support all 5 La Jolla Group brands (O'Neill Clothing, Rusty Clothing, Metal Mulisha, the Berrics, and FMF).

Known for its soft, comfy fabrics and witty art, Junk Food is a celebrity favorite and the original vintage t-shirt company. The company, located in Los Angeles, Calif. is in need of a Demand Planning Manager to join the finance department and will be responsible for driving the forecasting, planning and purchasing process of our seasonal buys.

October 19, 2012

Quiksilver will be conducting a Job Fair today and tomorrow in Livermore, Calif. at the Hilton Garden Inn - offering competitive salary and benefits for outstanding retail opportunities available for a new store opening soon at the Paragon Outlets.

The Herschel Supply Company, headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada, was started with the goal of bringing well-designed, quality built bags and satchels to the retail market. Herschel Supply Co. has "3" New positions available for you today. Check 'em out!
Ecommerce Manager
Product Manager
Product Designer / Developer

Trek Bicycle based in Waterloo, Wisc. is on the hunt for a Product Manager for the Bontrager line of products. his position provides vision and direction for the product line and is ultimately responsible for the timely launch and delivery.

ATK Sporting serves sport shooting enthusiasts, law enforcement professionals, military and tactical markets worldwide based from the companies headquarters in Anoka, Minn. and is seeking an Apparel Product Developer to add to the team in Anoka, Minn. or Norfolk, Virginia.

The Timberland Company, located in Stratham, New Hampshire, is on a mission for a Gear Developer to work independently as a developer and collaboratively with the Packs, Bags and luggage Designer and product management to produce world class products.

The Timberland Company, located in Stratham, New Hampshire, is also on the lookout for a Gear Designer who will conceptualize and design the seasonal packs, bags and luggage line by precisely translating the product brief or direction into designs that meet the functional, costing and aesthetic objectives.

Cycling Sports Group in Bethel, Conn. seeks a Global Marketing Manager to develop and implement innovative Marketing strategy for the Cannondale segment.

Triple Eight Distribution is looking for a Sales and Service Coordinator to be responsible for various day-to-day operations of its office in Port Washington, New York (on Long Island). As a growing Action Sports company, there is excellent opportunity for career growth!

Pacific Sunwear is on the hunt for an experienced District Manager to cultivate and lead a group of customer focused, top-line sales driven, profitable and productive retail locations across the Dallas, Tex. territory.

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, is in need of a District Manager to work full-time from Dallas, Texas.

adidas, who's mission is to be the leading sports brand in the world, has an immediate opening for a Senior Footwear Designer to join the Originals team in Portland, Ore.

Are you a production engineer who finds the flaw in every product (and thinks about the ways to solve it)? Orbit Baby in Newark, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for Global Supply to play a key role in maintaining the amazing line of Orbit Baby products.

The Wheat Group is looking for a motivated, hardworking, and honest individual to join their team as a Designerfor the accessories category. This position to be based in San Diego, Calif.

Monster Energy, based in Corona, Calif., is a leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. The company is seeking an Art Department Manager to lead the creative/design direction for the Monster Energy Company brands while managing operations of the company's internal Art Department.

Oakley, located in Foothill Ranch, Calif., is in need of a Global B2C Specialist who will manage the creation and execution of a consumer marketing database and loyalty initiatives around the world.

Flow Sports is an innovative branding and global distribution company located in San Clemente, Calif. specializing in action- sports equipment and consumer goods and is seeking a Supply Planner.

Absolute Distributors (Z-Flex/Penny Skateboards) is a wholesale skateboard distributor in Australia and just recently expanded its operation to the states. The company is looking for a Territory Account Manager to join the team in Oceanside, Calif.

Absolute Distributors (Z-Flex/Penny Skateboards) in Oceanside, Calif. is also on the hunt for a Marketing Manager to manage and execute brand, marketing and product portfolio strategy for the USA in relation to our global marketing functions.

A Confidential and Progressive Retail Operation of mens and women's outdoors and lifestyle goods is looking for an experienced Operational Manager to join the team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Tilly's has an amazing opportunity for a Trend Analyst to join their crew in Irvine, Calif.

Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is in need of a Footwear Sourcing Manager to utilize strategic planning to determine the appropriate factory base for the business, source new factories where necessary, reduce lead-times, increase in cost savings through style aggregation and monitor production capacity.

INTERNSHIP:
Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market based in Cypress, Calif., has an amazing opportunity for a Social Media Intern to assist with growing Vans Online Communities in the identification of Vans' fans within designated social networks and inviting them to be a part of our communities.

October 18, 2012

ENVE Composites, a manufacturer of handmade carbon fiber bicycle rims and components in Ogden, Utah, is seeking a seasoned Global Marketing/Brand Manager.

The Timberland Company, located in Stratham, New Hampshire, is on a mission for a Senior Director of Footwear Development to lead the Product Development team(s) in the product creation process.

One Source Apparel specializes in full package, manufacturing of high quality apparel, and has an immediate opening for an Apparel Product Development Manager. Candidates are expected to work in the OSA main office in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Reed Exhibitions, the world's largest events organizer and responsible for the New York Comic Con, The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, PAX, Star Wars Celebrations, The UFC Fan Expo, and other large consumer events in the pop culture world, is seeking a Sales Executive for the launch of a new event in the skateboard industry. This position to be based in Norwalk, Conn.

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

Seattle Bike Supply, with headquarters in Kent, Wash. (Seattle area) has an immediate opening for a full time Buyer / Inventory Analyst. Potential candidates are expected to have experience in the wholesale or retail bicycle industry.

Looking for an adventure, not a job? Icebreaker, one of the most innovative and dynamic names in the apparel industry, is looking for an experienced Store Manager to open and lead the newest store in Seattle, Wash.

FTR Systems, Inc. is a well established and respected technology company that designs, manufactures and distributes high quality and innovative electric mobile products and is seeking to fill a position available for a US / North American Sales Manager in Las Vegas, Nev.

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is serving up "3" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Sales Manager - Apparel
Traffic Coordinator
Technical Product Developer

Bicycle Warehouse retail stores offer a large selection of premium bikes, gear, apparel and top level tech service and the company is currently hiring experienced Retail Store Associates for their San Diego, Riverside, and Temecula, Calif. locations.

Sole Technologies is looking for an Apparel Graphics Manager to be responsible for creating innovative graphic designs for Emerica and Altamont Apparel Ltd. printables categories as well as manage graphic designs from freelance artists. This position to be based in Lake Forest, Calif.

O'Neill Clothing, based in in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Juniors Sales Manager who will be responsible for maximizing sales and brand awareness in all divisions throughout the country.

NILS is a respected Womens ski and sportswear supplier based in Costa Mesa, Calif. and is on the lookout for a Customer Service Rep who can assist accounts, customers, and sales reps with orders, questions, and shipments in a timely and efficient manner.

The La Jolla Group, who manages a diverse group of brands from their offices in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Social Media Content Editor with a proven digital marketing experience to oversee multiple women's brands.

Tavik is looking for an experienced-enthusiastic in house Assistant Designer who can transition easily into a fast paced environment. This person will be working closely with the Men's Creative Director in Irvine, Calif.

Tavik is also looking for an experienced-enthusiastic in house Assistant Designer who can transition easily into a fast paced environment. This person will be working closely with the Women's Head Designer in Irvine, Calif.

The hiring continues at Tilly's in Irvine, Calif.! Here are "3" brand-spankin'-new ones for ya:
Programmer
Technical Designer
Associate Buyer - Men's Bottoms

Krush Design is looking for people with experience in marketing, buying and merchandising products across surf, skate, snow, BMX, moto and lifestyle apparel + gear to join the team as a Director/Manager of Brand Relations. This position likely will be located in Orange County, Calif. though not required.

Ocean Current is looking for talented Freelance Graphic Artists to create Tee Shirt graphics for our Mens, Young Mens and Boys categories. This position to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

A Confidential Private Label Apparel company located in Downtown Los Angeles, Calif. has an immediate opportunity for a Receptionist/Admin Assistant to join the team.

Mage Design is a multimedia design studio based in Los Angeles, Calif. and has an immediate opening for a Senior Men's Apparel Designer.

INTERNSHIP:
O'Neill is looking for an Intern, for their Sales Department, supporting Major Accounts. This internship to be based in Irvine, Calif.

October 17, 2012

Birki's, the young brand with sandals, clogs and shoes for the whole family, has an open position for a Territory Manager for the Midwest to represent Birki's, Alpro, and Papillio. Candidates for this position are expected to work from a Remote Location.

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.

Billabong Retail is currently seeking an Assistant Manager for the Tukwila, Wash. (Seattle Area) location.

Surf Camp Inc., located in the beautiful coastal city of Wilmington, NC, is seeking a driven growth-oriented professional with a strong entrepreneurial mind-set who has desire to grow the company's industry-leader position through innovation, improved efficiencies, and strong leadership to join the team as Director of Operations.

Smith Sport Optics is known to set the standard in performance eyewear and goggles and is on the lookout for a Web Developer to join the company at its Ketchum, Idaho headquarters.

Smith Sport Optics is also looking for a Regional Sales Manager to be based out of Colorado and cover the central territory.

Sidfactor is a full service product firm providing comprehensive product solutions by integrating strategy, design, development, and supply. The company, located in Boulder, Colo. is currently looking to fill "3" New positions. Check 'em out!
Senior Product Designer
Senior Product Developer
Product Designer

A Confidential Company in Portland, Ore. is on the hunt for a Business Unit Director for the Clothing Department to lead the development and be directly responsible for executing the global "go to market" product strategy for a specific business unit in a timely and profitable manner.

FTR Systems, Inc. is a well established and respected technology company that designs, manufactures and distributes high quality and innovative electric mobile products and is seeking to fill a position available for a US / North American Sales Manager in Las Vegas, Nev.

Outdoor Adventure Sales, the sales agency representing The North Face in the western United States, is looking for a fun and energetic Sample Coordinator to manage salesman samples from the Carlsbad, Calif. office. This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing industry and company.

Travis Mathew Apparel, a lifestyle-driven golf apparel and footwear brand in Seal Beach, Calif., is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Technical Designer / Product Developer to join the Design team and Production Manager in the development and commercialization of the full men's product line including knits, wovens, and accessories.

OluKai, maker of premium footwear for the ocean lifestyle, is looking to fill an open position for a dynamic Marketing Assistant to be a part of a great team of people in Irvine, Calif.

Fox Head, Inc. ("Fox") is the iconic global leader in motocross and a leading action sports apparel brand. The company is looking for a Retail Store Manager to join the team at their Camarillo, Calif. location.

Feast your eyes on these "3" NEW openings at Alpinestars in Torrance, Calif.!
International Customer Service Rep
Customer Service Representative
Inventory Analyst

With over 28 years of experience in six countries - Surefoot, a specialty ski boot retailer in Santa Monica, Calif., leads the industry in innovation and experience. Surefoot is looking to hire a full time Sales Technician who must be available to travel to Aspen, Colorado in early November.

Lucky 13, a 21 year old brand built on rock-n-roll rebel lifestyle based in Santa Ana, Calif., is seeking an In House Sales Representative for the International Territory.


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