Industry News 5/14/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

SURF: Tyler Wright Wins Colgate Plax Girls Rio Pro, Takes ASP WCT Lead

 

EDU: McKnight shares his unique perspective and insight with College art students

 

SURF: Surfers and Collectors Made History with First-of-its-Kind California Surf Auction

 

XGAMES: Olympic stage set for X Games Barcelona

 

SURF: Team South Africa Wins the 2013 REEF ISA World Surfing Games in Panama

 

B$Z: SDSI announces companies to participate in Springboard business mentoring program

 

WEB: Outdoor Retailer Launches Upgraded Website

 

Exposure: 2013 IASC Skateboarding Summit

 

EMP: Rip Curl Strengthens its Mens Design Team

 

B$Z: SIA Releases August - March RetailTRAK Data

 

EVENT: TransWorld Business and Surf Expo Present Showroom Feature and Fashion Show Series

 

B$Z: Coalatree: Spring Summer 2013 | Grow Tips | Welcome to the Society

 

SURF: Alex Gray and Dave Wassel To Be International Surfing Day Ambassadors

 

Exposure: 8th Annual Action Sports Film Series at Newport Beach Film Festival

 

Malakye Picks: Graduation!

 

B$Z: Patagonia restructures under new holding company, 'Patagonia Works'

 

B$Z: THEY FLOAT! Dragon Releases H20 Floatable Sunglass Collection

 

EMP: Raleigh Bicycles Hires New Director of Sales for the West Coast

 

B$Z: Onex to Acquire Nielsen Expositions for $950 Million

 

HoF: Surfers' Hall of Fame Announces An Extraordinary Class of Inductees for 2013

 

SURF: Balaram Stack, Welcome to the Volcom Team!

 

SKATE: The Sheckler Foundation's 4th Annual Skate for a Cause Presented by Etnies is a Success

 

EMP: Electric appoints Anthony Cazottes as the sales director of Europe, the Middle East and Africa

 

 

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

Yippie!! Yew! Jamie Capps joins the Volcom team as the new Distribution Compliance R/A Liaison - congrats Jamie! #MalakyeWorks

 

Rob Cilantro just took on the Jet Pilot for his territory that spans from West Virginia up through Maine! #DreamJobs

 

 
 
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Fuse is a youth marketing agency, based in Burlington, Vermont, that connects brands with teens and young adults through sports, music, fashion, gaming and other interests and is seeking an experienced Creative Group Director with strong business acumen to lead Fuse's Creative Services Group.

KLIM Technical Riding Gear is a global leader in designing, developing and manufacturing the most technically advanced motor sports apparel and has an immediate opening for an experienced Enterprise Sales Representative to join its growing sales team in Rigby, Idaho.

Zumiez, in Lynwood, Wash., continues to grow its team! They have "2" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Loyalty Marketing Manager
Marketing Manager

Bonfire & Nikita in Portland, Ore. is in need of a Product Director for Action Sports to lead the product creation team in building the optimal product line from conception to production for Amer Sports Action Sports (A2) brands that will deliver the commercial plan and build brand equity.

Gold, Inc. in Aurora, Colo. (Denver Area) is seeking a Product Integrity Specialist to be responsible for product testing, inspections, and compliance of products to all government regulations and retailer/licensor guidelines.

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.

Easton-Bell Sports in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area) has a need for a Senior Graphic Designer for Giro to be responsible for executing, original, category specific concepts that clearly express the Giro culture through multiple platforms of design.

The Wheat Group is a design and marketer of innovative accessory products and is looking for a passionate Designer for Accessories with the capacity to efficiently implement functional trend correct accessory designs. Candidates must have a solid understanding of the action sports market. This position to be based in San Diego, Calif.

The Wheat Group is also looking for a motivated, hardworking, and honest Production Assistant to join their team in San Diego, Calif.

Clean Plate Club, home of Gourmet Footwear and LRG Footwear, located in Carlsbad, Calif. has "2" NEW openings for enthusiastic, career minded, self-motivated individuals.
Staff Accountant
In-House Sales / Customer Service Rep

Delta Apparel, Inc. is an international design, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing company that features a diverse portfolio of high quality branded and private label active apparel and headwear and is looking for a Graphic Designer to work with our creative team out of our Southern California design lab on retail marketing, visual merchandising, web design and marketing-based projects. This position to be based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Junk Food Clothing is a witty and fast-paced company looking for an experienced Product Development Assistant for the Culver City, Calif. office.

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

HippyTree is seeking a creative and passionate Apparel Designer eager to contribute to HippyTree's rapidly expanding cut-and-sew, headwear and accessory lines. This position to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

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.

Mage Design is seeking a freelance only Graphic Designer / Print Designer to be part of a creative, detail-oriented and highly motivated team. This in-house position is based out of Los Angeles, Calif. and requires a highly creative individual who has an exceptional level of personal organization & attention to detail, creativity, and the ability to work well in a fast-paced, collaborative, and deadline-driven environment.

A Confidential Company in Los Angeles, Calif. is seeking an ambitious, resourceful, hard-working Account Coordinator to join its growing team. If you are looking for a lot of responsibility and a lot of learning, please apply!

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 Inventory Allocation Assistant who will be responsible for the flow of product in its ERP system.

Volcom is 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.

RVCA is looking for a Receptionist to join the crew in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Von Zipper, PlanB and Element brands are looking for a Warranties Coordinator / Ecommerce Customer Service Representative to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

Fox Head,in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "2" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
IT Operations Manager
Product Developer - Swim

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 13, 2013

Free Country is an outdoor apparel company that is in the process of building a lifestyle business and are looking for a self motivated, results-oriented and energetic Sales Person to work alongside the Vice President of Sales in New York, NY.

Sidfactor, an industry leading apparel / softgoods design firm is looking to add "3" NEW highly-motivated, talented and creative individuals to the team in Boulder, Colo.
Junior Apparel Designer

Senior Apparel Designer
Associate Apparel Designer

May 10, 2013

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).

Brian Head Resort, in Brian Head, Utah, is looking for a Food and Beverage Manager to manage and lead a Winter Sports Resort's restaurants and bars as an independently profitable department.

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.

Giant Bicycles is in need of a Global Ride Manager to join the team in Newbury Park, Calif.

Quiksilver is looking for a Sr. Web Analyst to be part of the team in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Rook Clothing, in Costa Mesa, Calif., continues to grow its team. This time, with the addition of a Marketing Manager.

The La Jolla Group is looking for a Production Coordinator to support all brands. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

May 9, 2013

Dye Precision Inc. is currently seeking aGeneral 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.

Summit Search Group is proud to partner with Icebreaker to search for their Sales & Marketing Director for Canada. This position to be based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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 Farmingdale, NY.

Merrell is in need of an Associate Marketing Manager to join the team in Rockford, Mich.

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 asCustomer 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.

Teton Gravity Research is on the hunt for an Advertising Manager to join the team in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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.

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).

Ringers Gloves a world leader in hand safety is looking for a higher motivated, passionate, free spirited Product Manager/Designer with 3-5 yrs experience in gloves, soft goods and materials is a huge plus. If you are looking to get out of the grind of the west coast, come join Ringers in Houston, Tex. - no state income tax, low cost of quality living, very family oriented and incredible schools.

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.

Rockford Fosgate, high-performance audio manufacturer is looking for a super star Graphic Designer to join the in-house creative department in Tempe, Ariz.

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

The North Face has a need for a Retail Customer Experience Manager to be based in Alameda, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Lucy in Alameda, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) has "2" NEW open positions available for you today, check 'em out!
Web Merchandisde Planner
Product Developer / Technical Designer

Boardworks Surf is looking for an organized Warehouse Assistant to join our swiftly growing company. This position is vital as the function supports Boardworks' major US Distribution Center in Carlsbad, Calif.

Taylormade is looking for an exceptionally talented Credit Specialist to manages the Credit and Collections of a regional portfolio, which includes approximately 1300 accounts, with $10-$12 million in receivables. This position to be based in Carlsbad, Calif.

TaylorMade Golf Brands in Carlsbad, Calif. is also in need of an Apparel Designer to create design direction for certain categories of the men's and women's golf apparel range in conjunction with Director of Apparel Design, Design team and Development to bring to market worldwide, that is consistent with brand strategy and meets the specific performance, pricing, and aesthetic goals of the brand.

Sun Diego, a top surf and skate retailer is looking for Store Key Holders for the Carlsbad, Calif. location.

Neff is looking for a Production and Development Assistant to join the team in Camarillo, Calif.!

Alpinestars is seeking a junior level experienced A/R & Collections Coordinator to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

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

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

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.

A Confidenfial fast-growing OC Action Sports Clothing Co. seeks reliable, energetic, detail oriented in-house Sales Support/Account Manager to handle the order entry process and help with the sales efforts. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

May 8, 2013

KLIM Technical Riding Gear is a global leader in designing, developing and manufacturing the most technically advanced motor sports apparel and has an immediate opening for an experienced Enterprise Sales Representative to join its growing sales team in Rigby, Idaho.

KLIM Technical Riding Gear based in Rigby, Idaho is also 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.

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.

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

Osiris Shoes in Carlsbad, Calif. is in need of an International Accounts Receivable & Logistics Coordinator to to perform varied accounting, collection, operations and sales support duties to maintain the accounting and related records associated with International accounts.

Alpinestars, located in Torrance, Calif. is looking for a Compliance Coordinator to join the team.

Quiksilver is in need of a Payroll Specialist to be responsible for timely processing of biweekly and semi monthly payroll. This position to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif.

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

5.11 Tactical has an exciting opportunity for a Merchandising Operations Manager at its Development Center in Irvine, Calif., who will be responsible for overseeing communications on merchandising operations and strategic plans.

Tilly's has an amazing opportunity for a Associate Buyer for Screen Tees to join their crew in Irvine, Calif.

Tilly's is also in need of an Assistant Buyer for Cut & Sew to join the crew in Irvine, Calif.

OluKai is looking for [Trade] Marketing Manager located in Irvine, Calif. to lead the day-to-day trade marketing execution to maximize effectiveness and efficiency of team.

L*Space, an Orange County based swimwear manufacturer, is looking to hire a highly motivated and creative Social Media and Marketing Specialist. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

 

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