Industry News 5/7/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

MOTO: 2013 Year-End Awards Ceremony from Las Vegas

 

SURF: World Records and Winners at Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards

 

B$Z: Factory Media teams with ESPN for 2013 X Games

 

BIKE: The Bike Cooperative Welcomes More New Members

 

B$Z: Kelty and Wenzel announce partnership with SM Group (Europe)

 

EXPOSURE: Grenade Games 9

 

B$Z: Active Interest Media Acquiring Bonnier Mountain Group Properties

 

SURF: Reef to Present 2013 ISA World Surfing Games

 

SURF: Full Length Surf Film from Body Glove Coming in 2013

 

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SKATE: Street League Tickets on Sale Now

 

BIKE: The BH Sojasun cycling team will participate at the Tour de France

 

BIKE: Kranked Showcases Solar Powered Electric Assist Mountain Bike Tours

 

TEAM: DC Welcomes Chris Cole to Apparel Team

 

EMP: Will Church Named Global Surf Industries' US Customer Service and Operations Manager

 

B$Z: I/S Eyewear Launches into SURF

 

SURF: Rich Price to be honored at The Boardroom at Surf Expo

 

B$Z: X Games will not return to Los Angeles in 2014

 

 

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

Hyperice, in Anaheim, CA, has welcomed Tracy Sheffer to its team as Director of Sales. Congrats Tracy! #MalakyeWorks

 

The Shmooz strikes again! Jon-Michael Deldin has landed a dream job at The Clymb in Portland, OR as Software Developer. Jon-Michael first met with The Clymb back in January at the Outdoor Retailer Shmooz, and he'll soon be making the move from Missoula, Montana to Portland to join the team there. Congrats, Jon-Michael! #DreamJobs

 

 
 
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Apex Sports Group, LLC. (Apex Alpine Ski Boots), the maker of the most revolutionary ski boot system in the world, is looking to add Eastern & Western Sales Managers to enable the brand expansion and awareness of Apex to the Eastern & Western part of the United States.

iPath Footwear Inc. is looking for a talented and organized Product Line Manager to join its family in Amesbury, Mass. and help grow its network of brands.

K2 Sports, a division of Jarden Corporation located in Seattle, Wash., is a leading manufacturer and marketer of alpine, Nordic and telemark skis, snowboards, snowshoes and related winter and outdoor recreational products and is on the lookout for a Sr. Staff Accountant to produce revenue related reports and manage dilutive items related to sales, manage revenue recognition process, and participate in the month end closing process including journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.

Fenix Outdoor Import, located in Boulder, Colo. is looking for a Customer Service Representative / Data Entry Specialist.

FELBRO has a national reputation for innovation, marketing expertise, creative problem solving, and award winning design. They're currently in search of an Account Executive with a working knowledge of the point of purchase display industry. This position is to be based in Northern California.

2XU ("Two Times You") is driven by a relentless company mission to advance human performance through the development of world-leading athletic garments and is seeking an Inside Sales and Service Manager for the Eastern US to be based in Carlsbad, Calif.

prAna is looking to bring someone on board at their headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif. They're looking for a Key Accounts Manager to be responsible for driving increasing sales and distribution of the prAna brand and continuously pursuing new opportunities to expand the brand to new customers and new markets.

prAna is also seeking a talented Marketing Coordinator to work from prAna's main office in Carlsbad, Calif.

Spy make incredible products that go on people's faces and is seeking a highly motivated, Customer Service Manager. This position reports to the Vice President of Sales and is based at our Carlsbad, Calif. headquarters.

Bravo Sports, headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., is a global leader in the outdoor, recreational and sporting goods markets and is seeking a Graphic Artist for Branding and Retail Packaging!

Cygolite is an established manufacturer of innovative High-Intensity lighting systems for cycling enthusiasts and is looking for an entry-level "hands on" Marketing/Sales Representative who will utilize the company's distribution channels and various resources to analyze, develop, and grow its products and brand in the marketplace. This position to be based in Santa Ana, Calif.

Quiksilver is far more than just a fashion apparel company, it is a company with deep roots in the demanding industry of an outdoor sports lifestyle and currently has "3" TEMP positions based in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Copywriter
Desktop Support Specialist
Roxy Key Account Manager (4-5 Month Temporary Position)

DC Shoes, Inc. in Huntington Beach, Calif. is in need of a Purchasing Coordinator to manage, coordinate and maintain specific aspects of the footwear department; including purchase orders, shoe schedule, cost charts, forecast orders, price list, catalogs, line list, and files.

TYR Sport, Inc., is a leading edge competitive swimwear, diving and water polo performance apparel manufacturer in need of an Associate Marketing Manager to be responsible for managing all output of Marketing collateral to our accounts and sponsors with the goal of maintaining brand image and awareness. This position to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Volcom is looking for a Core Junior's/Swim Sales Manager to join the team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Rook Brand is looking for a Cut & Sew Designer/Product Developer with strong experience in hats, jackets, knits and wovens, tops and bottoms, for mainly men's markets. This position to be based in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Tilly's has an amazing opportunity for a Assistant Buyer for the Accessories department to join the crew in Irvine, Calif.

Olukai builds premium products for the ocean lifestyle and is seeking an enthusiastic Customer Service Rep that has the experience, know-how and drive to help us attain this vision. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Boot Barn, in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a Sales Auditor to be responsible for the identification and resolution of sales audit exceptions as identified by the Sales Audit Exception Reporting Software.

May 6, 2013

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 Oklahoma territory. This position to be based in Tulsa, Okla.

Pacific Sunwear is also on the hunt for an experienced Regional Field Recruiter for the NY region to cultivate and lead a group of customer focused, top-line sales driven, profitable and productive retail locations across the South NY/North NJ territory.

Sidfactor is an industry leading apparel / softgoods design firm searching for "3" NEW highly-motivated, talented and creative individuals to join the team in Boulder, Colo.
Senior Product Designer
Junior Product Designer
Associate Product Developer

Zumiez Private Label is responsible for 11 unique brands spanning various categories including mens, womens accessories, clothing and snow hard goods and is looking for a Juniors Apparel Designerto join the team in Lynwood, Wash.

Zumiez Private Label is also looking for a Senior Apparel Designer to join the team in Lynwood, Wash.

La Jolla Group is looking for part time Sales Associates for "2" Las Vegas, Nev. store locations.

La Jolla Group is also looking for an Assistant Store Manager for the Model Retail Showroom for "1" Las Vegas, Nev. area retail store location.

2XU in Carlsbad, Calif. is seeking an Inside Sales and Service Manager for the East Coast to report directly to the Sales Director for Eastern US and is responsible for all day-to-day functions of sales and service for accounts assigned.

A Confidential T-Shirt and Fleece Apparel Import Company has an opening for Operations Manager. This position to be based in Commerce, Calif.

Travis Mathew is a progressive lifestyle apparel company specializing in the golf market based in Seal Beach, Calif. and is seeking a TMCA Account Manager for Tennis/Fitness to play an integral role in growing the TMCA line in tennis/fitness.

Travis Mathew in Seal Beach, Calif. is also seeking a Corporate Sales Rep to utilize their existing network of clients and contacts to build sales of TM apparel and accessories to both corporations and distributors that sell direct to corporations.

The Hundreds is looking for an experienced Controller in Los Angeles, Calif.

Sole Technology in Lake Forest, Calif. is currently on the lookout for a Senior Staff Accountant to be a part of our Finance Department.

A Confidential Company in Orange County, Calif. is in need of an experience Senior Apparel Designer.

Sanuk Footwear in Irvine, Calif. is widely known for its innovative and unexpected sandal products and is looking to fill "3" OPEN positions.
Public Relations Manager
Product Line Manager
Product Line Coordinator

Metal Mulisha is looking for a senior level Creative Apparel Designer, who will also have a portion of the young men's sportswear line to design to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Pacific Sunwear, rooted in California teen culture and now with over 800 stores in 50 states is swinging their doors wide open for "3" NEW people to join their crew in Anaheim, Calif.!
Merchandise Planner
Regional Director
Senior Designer

SUPRA Footwear, owned by ONE-Distribution and located in Fountain Valley, Calif., has an immediate need for a Director of E-Commerce to drive our Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) business including related business elements: marketing strategy, budget accountability, performance measurements, online product allocation and placement.

May 3, 2013

Icebreaker is one of the most innovative and dynamic names in the apparel industry and is looking for an experienced Full-Time Outlet Store Manager to join its team in Toronto, Canada.

Original Skateboards is looking for a motivated Customer Service & Sales Representative to fill an opening in its customer support team. This is an office position, available at its Newton, NJ location and is full time with salary and benefits.

The Element Retail store located in the Universal Citywalk in Orlando, Fla. is seeking Retail Store Supervisors.

ABUS Mobile Security. Inc. North America is a worldwide leader in bicycle and motorcycle security and is looking for a PR & Marketing Manager. This position to be based in Chicago, Ill.

Icebreaker is looking for an experienced Retail Store Manager for its TouchLab store in Chicago, Ill. to mentor and lead our retail sales team to create our truly unique, world-class Icebreaker customer experience and make 'every touch count'.

Trek Bicycle is in need of a Product Manager - Aftermarket Electronics. This position provides vision and direction for the product line and is ultimately responsible for the timely launch and delivery. This position is based at Trek Bicycle Corporate Headquarters in Waterloo, Wisc. (Madison Area).

Pearl Izumi, based in Lousville, Colo. (Boulder Area) is looking for a Product Developer - Speed Shop for competition at the highest levels of pro cycling, triathlon and ultra trail running. Is this person you?

Jones Snowboards is seeking a Director of Product & Marketing at its Truckee, Calif., headquarters.

WORK where you already PLAY! Mammoth Mountain in Mammoth Lakes, Calif. is hiring a Retail Buyer to develop and execute merchandising strategies that maximize sales, margin, inventory turnover, visual presentation and guest satisfaction.

A Confidential Company in San Francisco, Calif. has a need 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.

Clif Bar & Company is looking for a Senior Manager - Sports Marketing for the company's Experience Marketing Team in Emerysville, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Easton-Bell Sports in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area) has a need for a Composites Engineer to be responsible for the development of composite bat, hockey, and lacrosse products from ideation through prototyping to production.

Ethika is an under-apparel company that prioritizes form, fit and function to fit the action sports and active lifestyle and is on the lookout for a Marketing Project Manager to drive strategic strategic marketing and advertising campaigns for Ethika, LLC. This position to be based in San Clemente, Calif.

Travis Mathew is a progressive lifestyle apparel company specializing in the golf market based in Seal Beach, Calif. and is seeking an Embroidery Coordinator to be responsible for coordinating all artwork creation, digitization development, stitch out approvals, color coordinating all logos for embroidery and managing the logo library files.

REBEL8 is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our growing art department and assist the Senior Graphic Designer. This position to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

Creative Recreation. The original lifestyle footwear brand is looking for an International Sales Assistant to join its team in Los Angeles, Calif.

A Confidential Company in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. is looking for a full-time Senior Accountant to be responsible for the preparation and accuracy of accounting records with emphasis on accounts receivables, chargeback's and inventory management.

Fox Head, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "2" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Retail Merchandise Allocator
Director of Performance Product Development

OluKai is looking for a Online Presence Marketing Specialist for its Marketing Department located in Irvine, Calif. to be responsible for driving online marketing for OluKai.

Lifted Research Group (LRG) is a company designed to overthrow the masses and is on a mission for an Product Developer for the Junior's department to be part of a small, dynamic, multi-hat wearing team in Irvine, Calif.

Too Faced Cosmetics is searching for a Customer Relations Coordinator to provide exceptional customer service for phone and online orders and assist the Global Customer Relations Manager. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

add-black is a creative agency which supplies creative solutions through design to various clients in the design spectrum and has an immediate opportunity for an In-House Freelance Swim Designer with at least 3 years of work experience in related field to work on a Missy/Contemporary Private Label brand. This position to be based in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Aqua Lung America is seeking a Planner/Buyer to join its team in Vista, Calif.

May 2, 2013

Dye Precision Inc. is currently seeking a General Manager for its Asia office in Taiwan. The General Manager will manage the day-to-day operations of the company, establish policies and procedures, and plan for the acquisition and assignment of materials and personnel. Please note: Must be fluent in Chinese to be considered for this position.

Icebreaker is one of the world's most innovative and dynamic apparel brands and is looking for an experienced Sales & Marketing Director to join its Canadian wholesale team based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Reporting to the General Manager, Canada, this role will lead wholesale sales and marketing efforts in the Canadian market.

The Ragnar Relay Series, the nation's largest overnight relay production company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is seeking all-star candidates to join its customer service team as Customer Service Representatives.

The Ragnar Relay Series in Salt Lake City, Utah is also seeking an Accountant with an entrepreneurial mindset that wants to be part of something bigger and better than just another staff accounting position.

Gregory Mountain Products, located in Salt Lake City, Utah is looking for an experienced Product Developer to join the company.

Zeal Optics is searching for an experienced Digital Marketing Manager within the action sports industry to develop, implement, and execute strategy for social media channels. The position will also create content to promote and communicate all athlete and event information as well as provide digital support for all key accounts and will be based in Boulder, Colo.

Simms Fishing Products, located in beautiful Bozeman, Montana, has an opening for an E-commerce Manager.

Zamst, a market leader in sports bracing/supports, is looking for a Regional Sales Manager to be located in Chicago, Ill., who can manage all aspects of the company's selected channel sales programs within the defined region (specialty, running, sporting goods) and will embrace its brand, products, athletes and sports (running, volleyball, basketball, football).

LaCrosse Footwear Inc., based in Portland, Ore., is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial spirited Retail Merchandise Manager to lead he creation and execution of Danner's retail merchandise strategy.

MotoSport.com is an industry leader focused on providing customers with the exact parts they need when they need them and is one of the fastest growing retailers of power sports apparel, parts and accessories on the Internet today and has an excellent opportunity for experienced power sport enthusiast to join its team in Tualatin / Portland, Ore. as a Contact Center Sales Associate.

Eddie Bauer is a specialty retailer that sells high quality casual apparel and accessories for the modern outdoor lifestyle and is in need of an Associate Designer to design and develop seasonal product concepts for Women's Denim and Separates based on thorough trend and competitive research and overall creative direction, with direction from Designer. This position to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

Eddie Bauer is also in need of a Managing Art Director to work in the Photo department and be responsible for the development and evolution of photo art direction that supports the Eddie Bauer brand image and concept for studio work supporting catalog, ecommerce, licensing, public relations and retail. This position to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

Outdoor Research is seeking a new Production Engineer to join its Manufacturing team in Seattle, Wash.

Charming trim & packaging, Inc. based in Southern California is looking to expand its direct representation by hiring an Apparel Branding, Trim, and Packaging Sales Representative responsible for developing sales and working directly with the company's factories to meet and exceed clients expectations.

GovX is the largest website for Military and First Responders to purchase premium brands at exclusive discounts and is looking for a highly motivated Internet Marketing Specialist to be responsible for helping to implement analytics into all advertising buys and help make advertising/ad placement decision. This position to be based in La Jolla, Calif.

Junk Food is the original vintage t-shirt company and has an need for a Web Content Manager in Los Angeles, Calif.

Junk Food Clothing is also in need of a Demand Planning Manager to join its finance department in Los Angeles, Calif. and to be responsible for driving the forecasting, planning and purchasing process of its seasonal buys.

The Outdoor Recreation Group is seeking a Backpack & Accessory Designer/Developer to design & develop new backpacks items for Outdoor Recreation and associated brands. This position to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

TYR Sport, Inc., is a leading edge competitive swimwear, diving and water polo performance apparel manufacturer in need of a Promotions Representative to be responsible for attending and representing the TYR Brand at various competitive swim, water polo and diving competitions. The Rep will also provide support and service to contracted teams and athletes. This position to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif. and requires at least a minimum of 50% travel time.

Amazing Grass is an established natural products company is looking to add "3" NEW members to its team in Newport Beach, Calif.:
Operations Director
Customer Service Rep / Office Administrator
Assistant Brand Manager

Lifted Research Group (LRG) is a company designed to overthrow the masses and is on a mission for a Cut & Sew Designer to work in house at HQ located in Irvine, Calif.

Lifted Research Group (LRG) is also looking for a Customer Service Representative who must have a have a positive can-do attitude. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

5.11 Tactical in Irvine, Calif. is the tactical gear industry leader and the company's growth has created an exciting opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated and energetic Executive Assistant who will play a critical role in providing a high level of support to the CEO and the Executive Team.

Boot Barn in Irvine, Calif. is looking to hire a talented Search Marketing / PPC Specialist to be be responsible for planning, optimizing and analyzing paid search marketing activities.

May 1, 2013

Icebreaker is one of the most innovative and dynamic names in the apparel industry and is looking for an experienced Retail Store Manager for its new TouchLab store in Bethesda Row, Maryland to mentor and lead the retail sales team to create a truly unique, world-class Icebreaker customer experience and make 'every touch count'.

QuietFlight is looking for a Full-Time Store Manager to work at its store inside Universal Studios Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Fla.

KLIM Technical Riding Gear is a relatively young company with a rich history based in Rigby, Idaho built on the values of hard work, sacrifice, and determination and is on the hunt for a Communications Coordinator to develop and manage the company's communication through, but not limited to product communication, advertisements, catalogs, website social and digital platforms.

Rocky Mountain ATV/MC takes pride in supplying quality off-road parts, apparel, accessories, tires and wheels to the individual consumer and is looking to add "2" NEW members to its team in Payson, Utah:
SEO Copywriter
Attack Graphics / Graphics Creator

DeLorme is a longtime leader in innovative mapping and GPS products and is in need of a Technical Representative to be responsible for educating/training retailers and consumers on DeLorme products. This position to be based in Texas of 4 Corners and involves travelling roughly 3 weeks per month within a designated sales territory.

Lonski and Associates LLC wants a Commercial Sales Manager for Electric Vehicles responsible for commercial sales for small vehicles including identifying opportunities, scheduling sales calls and demos, and following through to close sales utilizing regional dealers. This position to be based either in Dallas, Tex. or Southern Calif.

Kidrobot is the premiere creator and retailer of limited edition toys, apparel, and lifestyle product and is in need of an eCommerce and Digital Marketing Manager to join the team in Boulder, Colo.

Zumiez is in need of a Marketing Manager to work closely with the Senior Marketing Manager and Zumiez Marketing team on all Zumiez brand marketing programs, events, promotions and special projects. This position to be based in Lynnwood, Wash.

Seattle Bike Supply (SBS) is now hiring for a Product Developer position. This position to be based in Kent, Wash. (Seattle Area).

Giant Bicycles in Newbury Park, Calif. is in need of a Merchandising Specialist is responsible for scheduling and coordination aspects of store assets procurement and execution of installation projects; helps develop and implement better procedures for the GRP (Giant Retail Partner) programs.

ONE-Distribution/KR3W and Supra Footwear is a leading skate-inspired apparel and footwear manufacturer located in Fountain Valley, Calif. and is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Allocation Assistant to support the Buying Director in various functions of the Merchandising/Buying team's daily needs.

ONE-Distribution/KR3W and Supra Footwear in Fountain Valley, Calif. is also looking for an experienced and highly motivated Sales Operations Coordinator for Key Accounts join the Sales Operations Team.

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, is swinging their doors wide open for "2" NEW people to join the crew at its headquarters in Cypress, Calif.!
Vendor Compliance Specialist
Footwear Product Line Coordinator - Active

A very unique full time position is open at Aether Apparel for an experienced Production and QC Manager in Los Angeles, Calif.

Red Bull North America, Inc. is seeking a National On Premise Marketing Manager to ensure Red Bull becomes the most talked about On Premise brand through the creation of innovative and relevant On-Premise industry programs. This position to be based in Santa Monica, Calif.

RepSpark Systems, a boutique and rapidly growing software company based in Orange County, Calif., is looking for talented Web-Based Application Developers to complete work on a variety of new functions for our next release. We work at a furious pace but the environment if fun, relaxed and creative.

Volcom is looking for a Regional Manager for its company-owned retail stores to be based out of headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Volcom is also looking for a Fit Model for the swim division: a girl between the ages of 17 to 22, and wears a size five or junior's small. This position to be based in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Lastly, Volcom has an immediate opening for a Distribution R/A Compliance Liaison. This is a full-time opportunity and is based out of Irvine, Calif.

Fox Head, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "3" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Associate Planner
Designer - Girl's Wovens
Sportswear Merchandising Intern

 

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