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UK: Sidewalk Skateboard Magazine celebrates 200th issue

 

WEB: Outdoor Industry Association Establishes Online Forum for Made in America Working Group

 

SURF: Nicaragua to Host the 2013 Dakine ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong

 

EMP: Outdoor Industry Association Hires Christie Hickman as Vice President of Market Insights

 

EMP: Huen Prepares for Bright Future with Key Hire

 

B$Z: Award-Winning All-Girls Surf Magazine is Back!

 

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SUPPORT: Ban The Bag Los Angeles

 

B$Z: RAEN Introduces New Summer 2013 Collection

 

TEAM: Stopnik Brothers Sign on to be Electric Ambassadors

 

SUPPORT: Volunteers Needed for NSSL Awards Night and Fundraising Dinner on June 15

 

EMP: Primus Names Robert Boland Director of Sales

 

B$Z: Goldcoast Taps into the United Kingdom Market with Ultra Sport

 

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Arnaud Claude has joined the Alp-n-Rock team in San Diego, CA as Sales & Marketing Director. In his new role, he'll be responsible for both domestic and international sales as well as all marketing efforts. Congrats, Arnaud! #MalakyeWorks

 

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

Fenix Outdoor Import North America (Fjallraven, Brunton, Primus, Hanwag), located in Boulder, Colo. is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, & experienced individual to fill the roll of Sales Coordinator.

Do you have what it takes to be a part of the content creation team for X Games? It's a cool job: you get to work with the creative talent that helps to produce X-Games content. If you're interested, X Games is currently looking for a General Editor to be part of the extremeness. This position to be based in Seattle, Wash.

Easton-Bell Sports is on the hunt for a Brand Manager to be responsible for all aspects of brand-driven marketing communications, demand-creation, and media relations programs for cycling and/or powersports. This position to be based in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area).

mophie is in need of a Brand Communications Coordinator to focus on executing and coordinating various online marketing initiatives including social media, display advertising, PPC, website and email. This position to be based in Santa Ana, Calif.

Fortress Group, LLC., creators of Crush and Kreed sunglasses and snow goggles, is in need of an upbeat, creative thinker who loves people, to join the team in Lake Forest, Calif. as a Customer Service Rep/Receptionist.

The Hundreds Is Huge, Inc. is seeking a creative, detail-oriented, and strategic person to fill a full time position as Social Media Coordinator. This position to be based in Vernon, Calif.

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

Billabong is looking for an experienced Patternmaker to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

Tilly's in Irvine, Calif. is in need of an Allocation Analystfor footwear to be responsible for determining appropriate allocation method and allocating merchandise to individual stores to achieve balanced stock and optimal sales performance.

SPLIT, a young men's Action Sports Apparel Company based in Irvine, Calif. is quickly growing and seeking an experienced, talented and highly motivated Associate Designer.

May 24, 2013

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 timely launch and delivery. This position is based at Trek Bicycle Corporate Headquarters in Waterloo, Wisc. (Madison Area).

Salomon is looking for a Part-time Retail Sales Associate. This Seasonal/Temporary position reports to the City Creek Retail Store Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Probar based in Salt Lake City, Utah is looking for an experienced Outdoor Sales Channel Manager. The individual will be responsible for US outdoor industry sales including the retail areas of outdoor, cycling, climbing, running etc.

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.

Are you ready to be at the center of the action? Then GMPC, in Petaluma, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) wants you for Production and Development in Accessories and Apparel.

Freewaters makes innovative and easy-going footwear that transport you into vacation mode the minute you slip them on. The Laguna Hills, Calif. based company is in need of a Customer Service Manager with a a passion for providing premium products and service without compromise at every level.

A Confidential Company in Seal Beach, Calif. is seeking an Assistant Product Developer to facilitate the company's product development cycle.

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

May 23, 2013

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.

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

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

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

Gold, Inc. is in need of a Product Integrity Specialist to join the Goldbug team in Aurora, Colo (Denver Area).

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

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

Brooks Sports, Inc. in Seattle, Wash. is in need of a Graphic Designer to be responsible for a majority of the ecommerce design projects and acts as an integral part of the talented group of Brooks Graphic Designers.

Moving Comfort is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives, & make a difference and is in need of a Product Line Manager to own the the strategic direction of their assigned product line under the leadership of the Senior Product Line Manager, providing leadership and merchandising expertise while also monitoring the processes through ongoing interaction with internal and external cross-functional teams. This position to be based in Seattle, Wash.

Outdoor Adventure Sales represents The North Face in the Western 8 US states including national accounts based in the territory and is seeking a Sales and Planning Analyst to become a member of our dynamic Account Management team that services a key outdoor retailer based in Seattle, Wash.

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

Mountain Hardwear is seeking a Production Coordinator. This is a position with Columbia Sportswear Company Americas Liaison Office located at Mountain Hardwear in Richmond, 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

Sports Basement is a growing sporting-goods retailer with five locations around San Francisco, Calif. and has an open position in Bike Sales and Service.

Electric is looking for a Vice President of Sales to oversee global sales activities of organization. This position to be based in San Clemente, Calif.

TaylorMade Golf Brands, based in Carlsbad, Calif., has an opening for an Apparel Materials Project Leader for adidas Golf & Ashworth to manage the material development and research for respective materials category (fabrics, trims) for the Creation Center.

TaylorMade Golf Brands in Carlsbad, Calif. is also in need of an Apparel Designer for the Ashworth brand 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.

SPY is seeking a highly motivated, Accounts Receivable Collector. This position reports to the Accounts Receivable Manager and is based at the company's Carlsbad, Calif.

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

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

Sole Technology is currently on the lookout for a Sr. Graphic Designer to be a part of the etnies Art Department in Lake Forest, Calif.

Independently rider owned and operated, Westlife Distribution LLC is dedicated to manufacturing world class products in outerwear, apparel, footwear and accessories and has one full-time, exempt position available for a Web and Interactive Designer. The position will report to the Director of Marketing and will be responsible for designing and driving the 686 and Matix online content. This position to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

The Outdoor Recreation Group is seeking a Temporary Graphic Designer to join the team in Los Angeles, Calif., onboard from June 1 - October 1, 2013.

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.

design LAB in Gardena, Calif. is a fast-growing product design firm seeking a full-time Junior Graphic Designer able to work on different types of items for different customers every day.

design LAB is a fast-growing, fast-paced product design firm based in Gardena, Calif. and is also seeking a full-time Administrative Retail Analyst to assist Owner/Designer. The firm works with clients in several industries, designing and supplying them with private-label and licensed merchandise.

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

A Confidenfial fast-growing OC Action Sports Clothing Co. seeks a 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 22, 2013

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.

Seven Cycles is the largest custom bicycle frame manufacturing company in the world and is in need of an Inside Sales Representative to meet or exceed the sales, profit, and customer satisfaction targets each quarter in collaboration with our retailers and distributors. This position to be based in Watertown, Mass.

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

Ragnar Relay is looking for an Inside Sales Support Representative to grow its team in Kaysville, Utah (Salt Lake City Area).

SmartWool has a need for an Apparel Developer to join the team in Boulder, Colo.

A Confidential Company in Denver, Colo. is in need of a Patternmaker/Fit Specialist to own the function of "fit" for all apparel products.

K2 Sports located in Seattle, Wash. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of alpine, Nordic and telemark skis, snowboards, snowshoes and related winter & outdoor recreational products and is in need of a Design Engineer for the Snowboards category.

The Search continues and here is your chance to be part of the Rip Curl Crew! The company is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Assistant Store Manager to be a part of the management team at the Third Street Promenade retail location in Santa Monica, Calif.

Bravo Sports is a consumer product company in the outdoor, recreational and sporting goods markets and is on the hunt for a Product Manager to be based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Aftco is looking for a Marketing Manager to join the team at headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif.

design LAB is a fast-growing product design firm based in Gardena, Calif. seeking a full-time Junior Graphic Designer able to work on different types of items for different customers every day.

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

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 Production Assistant for Supply Chain.

Volcom is looking for an experienced Human Resources Manager to join its corporate team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Division Six Sports, a distributor and manufacturer of sporting goods focusing on the action sports and wheeled categories such as skateboarding, stand up paddleboarding (SUP), surfing, bicycling and outdoor leisure products, is looking for a Specialty Retail Sales Manager. This position to be based in Costa Mesa, Calif.

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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