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August 6, 2013


Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

EVENT: ASI Co-ed softball 1-day Tourney coming this Fall (9/22)


B$Z: Competitive Cyclist Partners with SRAM and Merlin for Tour of Utah Bike Giveaway


B$Z: Utah Office of Tourism Names Turner Public Relations as Its Agency of Record


EMP: K2 Sports Promotes Dominic McKenna to Vice President, General Manager of K2 Canada


EMP: Palladium Names Matthew Pantoja Senior Director of Marketing


SUPPORT: ISA to Award Fifty $1,000 Individual Scholarships to Surfing's Youth Around the World


Exposure: Outdoor Retailer, Summer 2013


EVENT: The Shmooz at OR is a Success!


B$Z: GoldCoast Skateboards Party Celebrates Launch of New Global HQ in Salt Lake City


Malakye Picks: Travel Is Awesome + Details on the Shmooz at OR News


B$Z: Mountain Dew Launches 'Portraits' - A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words


B$Z: Pukka and Art of Board Collaborate on i Ride i Recycle Custom Cap & Case Programs


B$Z: Outside Magazine Names Fuse as One of America's Best Places to Work in 2013


B$Z: AGENDA Long Beach Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with Record 40% Attendance Increase


B$Z: The Bike Cooperative Adds Pedego As Electric Bike Partner


GEAR: Olloclip Telephoto Lens Brings Your iPhone Photos Up Close and Personal


EMP: Sports Authority Appoints Stephen Binkley Chief Merchandising Officer


EMP: Peligroso Spirits Company Announces Rick Scully as President



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

K2 Sports continues to assert its position as a global leader across multiple categories of sporting goods and is in need of an Accounts Receivable Clerk to be based in Seattle, Wash.

Triple Eight Distribution is looking for a Sales Manager to lead domestic sales efforts through a period of significant growth potential. This position to be based in Port Washington, New York (Long Island).

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.

Descente North America, a leading high-end ski apparel brand, is in search of a highly motivated and creative individual with exceptional talent to work as a Senior Outerwear Apparel Designer. This position to be based in Layton, Utah (Salt Lake City Area).

MAMMOTH Mountain is growing again --- and now needs an experienced Revenue Manager! Based "on the mountain" in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., the Revenue Manager has the responsibility for maximizing overall resort revenue and gaining market share.

Are you an experienced Sales Manager who dreams of escaping the ordinary office life while still utilizing your experience? If you enjoy working (hard) in a spectacular environment...if you demand the most from yourself, your life, and your job...then you're invited to apply for the Sales Manager position in the Mountain High Marketing Department based in Wrightwood, Calif.

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.

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.

Easton-Bell Sports is a leading designer, developer and marketer of branded equipment and accessories that enhance athletic performance and protection located in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area) and has "2" NEW open positions available for you today, check 'em out
Project Coordinator
Retail Activation Manager

Check out this exciting opportunity at a fast growing e-commerce company in San Diego, Calif. with a strong team that works directly with over 200 major brands in the action sports industry, apparel, digital products and major league sports, concerts and events. GovX, Inc. is  looking for a very smart, organized Customer Service and Brand Manager that is a strong leader and can manage 10-15 customer service agents who answer customer calls, manage individual brands and products.

TSURT is looking for an Inhouse Artist with experience in designing
men's and women's t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and other accessories. This position to be based in San Clemente, Calif.

Spy Optic, Inc. is on the hunt for an experienced Goggle Line Manager to be responsible for ensuring commercially relevant and uniquely SPY goggle products are introduced into the marketplace. This position to be based in Carlsbad, Calif.

Based in Carlsbad, Calif., Black Box Distribution is seeking a Production Coordinator to help with the day-to-day tasks related to production.

The Kayo Corp is in need of an Apparel Production Coordinator/Developer to work with sales, merchandising and suppliers to process all domestic print and overseas orders for multiple brands. This position to be based in Carlsbad, Calif.

Headline Graphics in Encinitas, Calif. is looking for a Production Graphic Designer with a minimum of 3 years professional experience, to manage our design and printing process.

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.

Margaritaville Apparel Group is in search of a well-rounded, energetic, motivated Production Coordinator for a lifestyle apparel company, located in downtown Los Angeles, Calif.

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

Alpinestars is looking for a new addition to their Media Services team in Torrance, Calif. - someone who embodies a perfect meld of analytic/organizational skills and creativity. This person's focus will be on Event Coordination and Retail Communications.

Burnwater, located in San Carlos, Calif., is an exciting company that produces specialty composite sporting equipment and is looking for a Production Manager (part-time leading to full-time).

Travis Mathew is a progressive golf apparel brand providing an exclusive line of lifestyle wear and accessories and is in need of a part-time Customer Service Representative to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Roxy is growing and is looking to add to its creative team in Huntington Beach, Calif. Check out these "2" NEW design positions!
Assistant Accessory Designer
Apparel Textile Designer

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 an International Credit and Export Manager.

The La Jolla Group in Irvine, Calif. is on the hunt for a bilingual International Sales Support Reps.

5.11 Tactical, the tactical gear industry leader, is experiencing tremendous growth and expansion which has created an exciting and growing opportunity for an Apparel Textiles/Fabric Coordinator at it the company's new Development Center in Irvine, Calif.

Tremendous growth and expansion at 5.11 Tactical has created an exciting and growing opportunity for a Designer for Special Make Up's (SMU) who will be responsible for embellishing 5.11 in-line products and designing SMU's according to each customer's requirements. This includes sketches, artwork, and coordinating embellishment process through to a commercialized product. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Fox Head, in Irvine, Calif., is ready to add a new member to its team in the position of Product Developer - Knits and Sweaters.

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.

The La Jolla Group,
based in Irvine, Calif., is looking for an Intern for the Production department. To be eligible for an internship you must currently be a student, and able to receive course credit. All La Jolla Group internships are unpaid for course credit only.

August 5, 2013

O'Neill is in need of a Retail Merchandiserto be based in Honolulu, HI. This position will service store locations in Hawaii.

Specialized Bicycle Components, in Morgan Hill, Calif., is seeking an Environmental Design Manager.

Specialized Bicycle Components, in Morgan Hill, Calif., is also on the lookout for a Retail Display Designer & Product Manager.

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

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

Vans has a need for a District Manager in Los Angeles, Calif. to ensure profitable operations of approximately 8-14 stores within the North LA/Valley district.

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 creativeApparel Designer, who will design the Junior's sportswear line, to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

Jack's Surfboards in Huntington Beach, Calif. is currently looking for a part time Assistant Designer/Production Artist to assist in designing advertisements for print, web and in store displays.

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:
Apparel Designer - Technical
Product Merchandising Director - Americas
Footwear Product Line Manager - Girls Surf
Footwear Designer - Snow
Footwear Manager - SMU
Material Master Specialist
Apparel Product Line Manager - Girls
Apparel Associate Designer - Technical
Apparel Designer - Technical

Vans is also looking to fill "2" OPEN positions at its distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., check 'em out!
DC Processing Supervisor
Senior Operations Manager

August 2, 2013

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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).

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.

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

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

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

Quiksilver is in need of a Product Line Manager charged with ownership of assigned marketplace, execution of business plans, sales and margin accountability, calendar adherence, and cross functional leadership. This position to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Fox Head in Irvine, Calif. wants you to join the team as its newest Associate Planner!

Tilly's, located in Irvine, Calif. continues to grow in opening new stores throughout the country, and within its corporate Buying department. The company is looking for an Administrative Assistant - Buying Department.

Pacific Sunwear in Anaheim, Calif. is in need of an Assistant Textile/Graphic Designer whose  primary responsibility is to assist in creating art, print and pattern repeats for all Men's product categories including all tops, bottoms, outerwear and swim.

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.

August 1, 2013

Sugoi Performance Apparel is based in Burnaby, BC, Canada (Vancouver Area) and continues to grow. The company is looking to fill "3" OPEN positions, check 'em out!
Product Line Manager - Run
Product Line Manager - Bike
Divisional Merchandising Manager

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 Customer/Dealer Service Representative. This position will be located in the company's new facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. Please note: training will take place in Ogden, UT and/or Sun Valley, ID for the first 2-3 months.

Specialized has been innovating bottle design for decades and is looking for a Sales Service Representative for its custom waterbottles to work with the inside sales team in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

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.

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 in San Jose, 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.!
Product Manager - Bottoms
Regional HR Manager - Dallas
Senior Buyer - Women's Ecommerce

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.

Makita USA is seeking a Creative Services Coordinator to fill a key role in the Creative Department within the Marketing Team at the company's Corporate Office in La Mirada, Calif.

Boot Barn, located in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Product Developer 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 Associate Buyer to focus on the Work Wear Boots category.



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