Industry News 7/30/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

The Shmooz at Outdoor Retailer! Friday August 2, 2013

 

The Shmooz at Agenda is a Success!

 

Exposure: Agenda Long Beach, Summer 2013

 

B$Z: SDSI Accepting Applications for FREE Mentoring Program for Sports and Active Lifestyle Start-Ups

 

SURF: Van US Open of Surfing Results: Alejo Muniz and Carissa Moore are 2013 Winners!

 

B$Z: Surf Expo Partners With IRCE To Offer In-Depth E-Commerce Education

 

EMP: YETI Coolers Names Corey Maynard Vice President of Marketing

 

SURF: Hurley Pro opens video wildcard trials event

 

EMP: Big Agnes Announces New Hires and Promotions to Support Growth

 

B$Z: Moosejaw Releases Press Release

 

SUPPORT: KEEN Helps a Garden Grow and Feed Residents in Salt Lake City

 

EVENT: Verde PR & Consulting Hosts Content Marketing Seminar at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

 

SUPPORT: SIMA Announces Changes to Stokes Me Campaign

 

Malakye Picks: Who Gets Hired and Why

 

WEB: Surf Splendor Podcast Episode 1

 

EMP: Altamont Capital Installs New CEO at Dakine

 

B$Z: Black Diamond Equipment Partners With Ascension Sales

 

GEAR: Volcom Footwear now available online!

 

WIN: Yonder App Announces #ORshow Hashtag Contest at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

 

VIDEO: Gnarliest Teahupoo Wave Ever -- Nathan Fletcher #LIVEARNETTE series

 

B$Z: Billabong Refinancing and Dakine Sale Completion

 

EVENT: Surf Park Central announces Surf Park Summit

 

TEAM: COALATREE Introduces Brian Delatorre to the COALATREE Society

 

TEAM: TEAM PHUN adds two accomplished young athletes to its diverse and growing community

 

 

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

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Shinola is looking for an experienced Sales Manager to be based anywhere in the US! This is a national search, and the company welcomes applicants from all States!!

Eastern Mountain Sports in Peterborough, New Hampshire is on the lookout for a Product Manager for the Women's category to be responsible for creating a strategy and bringing others in the company along with them.

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

Momentum Media PR works within the outdoor, snowsports, travel, fitness and active lifestyle, industries, primarily with premium performance brands and is looking to bring on a Senior Public Relations Account Executive to be responsible for supporting both the President and the Momentum team on key accounts and in daily operations. This position to be based in Boulder, Colo.

Tilly's is on a mission for a District Visual Manager for the Phoenix, Ariz. metro area.

DaKine is in need of a full-time, in-house Product Line Manager for Technical Backpacks, Bags and Luggage. This position to be based in Hood River, Ore.

Eddie Bauer is in need of an experienced Director of Materials to direct, develop and execute the materials strategy to meet design vision, merchant requirements and Company financial goals. This position to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

Eddie Bauer, in Bellevue, Wash., is also seeking a Managing Art Director for the Photo department.

evo is a leading multi-channel retail brand that answers to the lifestyle and sporting needs for the urban, action sports market and is in need of a Director of Merchandising who will accountable for driving sales and margin while managing inventory for all departments online and in the store(s). This position to be based in Seattle, Wash.

Zumiez is looking for a Production Planner to help with its private label lines doing costing, production tracking, shipping logistics and managing time and action calendars. This position to be based in Lynwood, Wash.

Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) is on the hunt for a Receptionist / HR Coordinator to be responsible for providing general administrative support to the Human Resources team as well as responsible for providing the front desk receptionist coverage.

Sports Basement is a growing sporting-goods retailer with five locations around San Francisco, Calif. and is looking to fill open Bike Shop Sales and Service positions.

August Accessories/HEX, an established national accessories company seeks a Product Developer to join the team in Oxnard, Calif. (Ventura County).

Ashworth is seeking a Freelance Designer to join its team for a 3-6 month time frame and are open to remote work with the ability to attend a few initial meetings at our corporate office in Carlsbad, Calif. Please note: All applicants MUST please attach portfolio or some examples of work to be considered.

Man, you need VANS! And VANS needs you at headquarters in Cypress, Calif.! The company is absolutely stacking up holiday hopes and cheer with this bevy of outstanding career opportunities. Pick the ONE you are best qualified for and have at it:
Planning Analyst
Allocations Manager
Apparel Designer - Girls
Apparel Sales Director (Nat'l & Key Accounts)
District Manager (SAC/Central Valley)

RAJ Manufacturing is seeking an experienced and organized International Customer Service Representative to be based in Tustin, Calif.

686 TM, a leader in technical winter outerwear and apparel, is seeking a highly motivated, well organized and experienced individual for the position of Account Executive. This position to be based in Gardena, Calif.

A Confidential Company in Santa Monica, Calif. is in need of a PR and Media Coordinator to be responsible for facilitating communication between in-house messages and outside media.

Aether Apparel, located in Los Angeles, Calif., continues to expand and has "2" NEWLY created positions available for you today, check 'em out!
Jr. Technical Designer
Patternmaker

Junk Food Clothing is in need of an Assistant Merchandiser to acquire  the necessary skill set to become the overall owner and driver of our business. This position to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

Innovative Systems, LLC located in Laguna Hills, Calif. is a software developer for the apparel, footwear, and accessory industries and is currently seeking a Trainer to add to the team.

KOR Water, a consumer "life brand" focused on water, seeks to hire a Customer Service Rep to deliver exceptional customer service to its website direct, US retail, and social media channels and to provide support to KOR's sales operations. This position to be based in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Tilly's in Irvine, Calif. is growing its team! Check out these "4" OPEN positions available for you today!
eCommerce Photographer
Assistant Buyer
Associate Buyer - Men's Tee's
Buying Administrative Assistant

Pukka is a custom accessories designer/supplier serving the golf, team sporting goods/collegiate, and lifestyle markets and is seeking a multi-functional Product Line Manager with product development experience, product line management, and engineering knowledge. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Billabong Group is looking for a Latin America Sales & Marketing Coordinator to work out of its U.S. headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

Sanuk, the fun and funky footwear brand, is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Customer Service Manager. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

5.11 Tactical has an exciting opportunity for a Merchandising Ops Coordinator at its Development Center in Irvine, Calif.

5.11 Tactical also has an exciting opportunity for an eCommerce Merchandising Coordinator at its Development Center in Irvine, Calif.

Olukai builds premium products for the ocean lifestyle and has "4" OPEN positions available for you today at its Irvine, Calif. location, check 'em out!
Director of International Business
Customer Service Representative
I.T. Systems Specialist
[Trade] Marketing Manager

Lifted Research Group (LRG) is a company designed to overthrow the masses and is looking for a Graphic Designer to join the men's art department in Irvine, Calif.

July 29, 2013

A Premium Ski and Golf Apparel Company is seeking a full-timeSales Rep (salary, expense account, and benefits) to be based in Salt Lake City, Utah. This person must be an optimistic team player and experience with the snow sports and golf retail environment a plus, but not a necessity.

Incase Design Corporation is looking for a Product Manager in San Francisco, Calif.

The team at Spy Optic, Inc. in Carlsbad, Calif. has a HAPPY disrespect for the usual way of looking (at life) and wants you to come join them as Moto Sales Support to assist ales and Customer Service for all motorsports-specific sales reps and accounts.

Do you have a passion for motorsports, motorcycling, action sports and a natural ability to communicate with fans? If so, then this open position with Alpinestars may be perfect for you! The Torrance, Calif. based company is in need of a Web Content Coordinator to maintain the content and presentation of Alpinestars' online marketing channels, including: web, social media, newsletters, blogs, video, etc.

ONE-Distribution/KR3W and Supra Footwear is a leading skate-inspired apparel and footwear manufacturer located in Fountain Valley, Calif. and has an immediate need for a Senior Product Line Manager.

ONE-Distribution/KR3W and Supra Footwear in Fountain Valley, Calif. also has an immediate need for a Digital Content Coordinator to be responsible for the ongoing updates and maintenance of the E-commerce platforms in all global regions as well as the KREW website.

Rip Curl is searching for a Men's Sportswear/Accessory Designer to join its creative crew in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Vans needs an Associate Footwear Developer to manage  a workload of projects through the product creation cycle under the supervision of Manager based in Cypress, Calif.

Obey Clothing, located in Irvine, Calif., is looking for someone with 2 years of warehouse experience to join the team as Packer/Shipper.

Obey Clothing, in Irvine, Calif., is also looking for a TEMPORARY Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk. Please note: this is a temporary position - expected duration is 4 to 6 months.

Join the team at O'Neill in Irvine, Calif. as a Merchandiser/Developer for Women's Swim and 365 Activewear!

O'Neill is also looking for a creative Apparel Designer, who will design the Junior's sportswear line, to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

Metal Mulisha is looking for a Senior Men's Designer, who will also have a portion of the young men's sportswear line to design. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

July 26, 2013

Do you want to live in one of the world's premier mountain communities and work in apparel design for the best climbing company on the planet? If so, Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd. in Salt Lake City, Utah has "2" OPEN positions for you today, check 'em out!
Quality Engineer - Softgoods
Materials Developer - Softgoods

G.Loomis, Inc., based in Woodland Wash., manufactures world class, high performance fishing rods and is seeking a Product Development Manager to determine the concept, design, construction, and retail price points of the G.Loomis product line.

Eddie Bauer, located in Bellevue, Wash., is looking for an experienced Associate Global Sourcing Manager.

Eddie Bauer in Bellevue, Wash. is also looking for a Channel Marketing Manager to contribute to the overall company performance by developing and managing innovative seasonal retail and direct channel marketing programs.

The mission at Brooks Sports, Inc. is to inspire everyone to run and be active and with that spirit in mind, Brooks is looking for a Senior Footwear Developer to join the team in Seattle, Wash.

Duluth Trading Company is a solutions driven workwear company and gear supplier based in Madison, Wisc. and the company is growing like weeds! Duluth is seeking a visionary individual with that get-it-done spirit to jump on board as Designer/Product Manager.

A confidential Industry Power-House located in the Denver, Colorado area is looking for a Patternmaker/Fit Specialist to take 2D design illustration and creates a garment pattern that combines the original design intent with construction, fit standards and function requirements.

Mountain Hardwear is a leader in innovative, premium outdoor apparel, equipment and accessories and is in need of a Designer for the Sportswear category to join the team in Richmond, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Specialized Bikes, located in Morgan Hill, Calif. is looking for a Core Bikes Lead Graphic Designer. You must know the market!

Easton-Bell Sports is looking for a Product Marketing Manager to join its team in Scotts Valley, Calif.

Deckers, located in Santa Barbara, Calif., is looking for a Product Line Manager to handle its TEVA line. Inspired and qualified people will love this opportunity.

2XU is looking for an experienced and talented eCommerce Marketing Specialist to join its fast-growing Global Online Department in Carlsbad, Calif.

Asics America Corp. is in need of a Business Manager for Latin America to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

Junk Food is looking for a dynamic Brand Marketing Associate to assist the Marketing team with strategic positioning, public relations, and digital marketing activities to migrate Junk Food to a brand leadership position. Reports to the VP of Marketing based in Los Angeles, Calif.

A Confidential Company in Torrance, Calif. is in need of an experienced Purchasing/Allocations Professional.

July 25, 2013

Shock & Awe is a vertically integrated apparel designer and manufacturer and is looking for a US Head of Sales to join the team. This person can be based anywhere in the US.

Footlocker.com/CCS is searching for successful Buyer candidates who can research and merchandise in the area of Skate and Snow Accessories, to provide the best selection and mix of product for sales growth and profitability. This position to be based in New York, NY.

Select Design is seeking an experienced Senior Designer with a passion for brands, and a demonstrated awareness of design, consumer and youth culture to join the team in Burlington, Vermont.

SmartWool is in need of a Field Service Representative to create brand awareness and provide technical education and training opportunities for the SmartWool brand within the specialty retail market. This position will be based in the Denver, Colo. Metro Area.

SCOTT Sports is seeking a qualified individual for the full-time position of Bike Marketing Manager. This position, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is responsible for planning and executing the marketing efforts of Scott USA's bike division.

Ariat International based in Union City, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) has a need for a Western Apparel Product Merchandiser to be responsible for the product strategy and merchandising of the Men's and Women's Western apparel lines.

Mammoth Mountain is looking for someone to come on as its Director of Digital. This position to be based in Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

Zoot Sports is in need of a Product Planner to be based in Vista, Calif.

Ovation Medical in Agoura Hills, Calif. is in search of a highly creative Product Development Engineer . Here is your chance to join a motivated team looking to create world-class cutting edge medical products and touch people lives in positive manner.

Pro Armor in Riverside, Calif. is looking for an all-around marketing Graphic Designer to be responsible for all designs of Pro Armor marketing materials.

A leader in Screen Printing Apparel is seeking a highly motivated, well organized and experienced, individual for the position of Sales Account Rep. This position to be based in Compton, Calif.

A Confidential Company is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, sports-minded person to fill a Customer Service Representative position in the Motorsports division of the company's Torrance, Calif. office.

GreenWater Holdings is in need of a Financial Controller to join the team in Newport Beach, Calif. This job will report to the CFO and Managing Partner.

FUSE, an award-winning digital ad agency, is looking for a talented and passionate Video Editor to join its production team. This position to be based in Laguna Beach, Calif.

Brett King Design is a rapidly growing custom helmet paint and design shop primarily catering to the motorsports industry based in Lake Forest, Calif. The fast-growing company is currently looking for a talented Custom Helmet Painter that is seeking long-term employment to join its team.

Billabong Group is looking for a Latin America Customer Service Representative to work out of its U.S. headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

Billabong Group is also looking for a Retail Graphic Designer to work at its U.S. headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

Olukai builds premium products for the ocean lifestyle and is in need of a Consumer Customer Service Rep to support the team in Irvine, Calif.

Boot Barn, located in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Product Manager to focus on Men's Wear. Prior experience designing / developing Men's Wear is required for this role.

Boot Barn, in Irvine, Calif., is also seeking an experienced Corporate Inventory Control Specialist to be responsible for entering data from various source documents and merchandise into the computer system for storage, processing and data management purposes.

INTERNSHIP:
Vans
, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, has an amazing opportunity for a Vans Footwear Design Intern to join the team in Cypress, Calif.

July 24, 2013

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

Triple Eight is a growing action sports protective gear company based in NYC and is looking for a Sales and Service Coordinatorto be responsible for various day-to-day operations of its Port Washington, NY office.

Pearl Izumi, based in Louisville, Colo., is growing and wants is looking for qualified candidates to fill "3" OPEN positions.
Materials Project Manager
Director - Apparel Development and Materials
Senior Developer - Advanced/Custom

For the past five years, the unique culture at Zappos.com, Inc. has made it one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For and the company wants YOU to join the merchandising team in Las Vegas, Nev. as a Buyer for Fashion Footwear.

Eddie Bauer is in need of an Art Director to be responsible for interactive media. This position to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

Easton-Bell Sports is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer - Powersports to join its team in Scotts Valley, Calif.

Global Trim is seeking an outstanding, strong and inspiring leader to act as a Sales Executive. This position to be based in Yorba Linda, Calif.

Deckers Outdoor Corp. builds niche products into global lifestyle brands and currently has "3" OPEN positions based in Goleta, Calif. (Santa Barbara Area).
Interactive Designer - Contract
Senior Designer - Teva Women's Footwear
Graphic Designer - UGG Australia

August Accessories/HEX, an established national accessories company seeks a Product Developer to join the team in Oxnard, Calif. (Ventura County).

Founded in 1997, ONE Industries Corp. and SixSixOne is a globally recognized leader in technical apparel, helmets, protective products, graphics and lifestyle apparel. The company currently has "3" OPEN positions available for you today based in Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (San Diego).
Customer Service Rep/Sales Support - Moto
Director of Bike Sales
Inside Sales Rep - Moto

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.

Downtown LA Bicycles is a growing premier bicycle shop in Los Angeles, Calif. is entering their third year in business and is in need of a part-time Bicycle Shop Sales/Inventory Associate.

Downtown LA Bicycles is also in need of a full-time Bicycle Mechanic to join the team in Los Angeles, Calif.

M.J. Soffe LLC produces and markets active apparel for consumers of all ages from toddler to adult and is looking for a Technical Designer to join its design team in the Los Angeles, Calif. area.

MJ Soffe is also looking for an eCommerce Merchandiser to join its design team in the Los Angeles, Calif. area.

Creative Recreation, located in West Hollywood, Calif., is looking for a Front Desk/Office Coordinator.

Stance is The Uncommon Thread and is looking for a Women's Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer to join its creative team in San Clemente, Calif.

Ethika was started in 2001 by a group of close friends in Southern California, and has grown into a family of top athletes, musicians, and artists. The company is now searching for a Production/Sourcing Manager to come on board at its headquarters in San Clemente, Calif.

Ethika is also searching for an Accountant / Controller to come on board at its headquarters in San Clemente, Calif.

Brand ID LLC is looking for a new Customer Support Representative to join its fast growing trims/accessories company in Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Travis Mathew is a progressive lifestyle apparel company specializing in the golf market and has an immediate opening for a Director of Operations to join the team in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Travis Mathew in Seal Beach, Calif. is also seeking a Corporate Sales, New Business Development professional to join its team in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Olukai builds premium products for the ocean lifestyle and is seeking an experienced Women's Senior Footwear Designer to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

A confidential Apparel Manufacturer and 3PL located in Irvine, Calif. seeks an experienced, bi-lingual, and hands-on Shipping & Receiving Manager to lead and drive its compliance, fulfillment and shipping efforts.

 

 

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Leatt Protectives
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Carver Skateboards
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