Industry News 8/13/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

Come Join Us for the Shmooz at Interbike onFriday September 20, 2013!

 

B$Z: Surf Industry Raises More Than $400,000 in Donations at the 24th Annual Waterman's Weekend

 

GEAR: Icebug Introduces ArchFlex Insoles

 

EVENT: 6th Annual Bike the Bay Provides Extraordinary San Diego Sightseeing Opportunity

 

B$Z: RAMP Sports Focuses On Getting Girls Outside

 

SURF: Need Some Cash? Fly Out East and Enter The Arnette Cash Pot Surf Series at Ponce Inlet and OBX

 

B$Z: Bamboo Skateboards and SOLO Eyewear Present Panda-Monium

 

TEAM: Freewaters Adds Futuristic Shaper Daniel "Tomo" Thomson to Ambassador Line Up

 

GEAR: etnies Activates the New Scout Early

 

GEAR: Newton Running Launches BoCo AT Trail Running Shoe

 

B$Z: POWDER Magazine Launches Largest Issue Ever

 

Malakye Picks: Quit Like a Boss

 

B$Z: HIP-TEC Unveils the Future of Head Injury Prevention Technology

 

EVENT: REEF Releases Cyrus Sutton's New Film, "Compassing" with Brooklyn Premiere

 

GEAR: Brunton Earns Multiple Awards at Summer 2013 Outdoor Trade Shows

 

GEAR: Brunton Earns Multiple Awards at Summer 2013 Outdoor Trade Shows

 

EMP: Alternative Names Dawn de la Fuente VP of Marketing

 

B$Z: Bamboo Skateboards Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Raise Funds

 

 

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

OluKai welcomes to new additions to its staff! Lizet Owen and Amery Monson join the customer service department! #MalakyeWorks

 

Billabong now has Jessica Sanchez on board as its new Retail Graphic Designer. Congrats Jessica! #DreamJobs

 

DaKine now has Monica Bradley on as its new Customer Service Rep at the new HQ in Hood River, OR! #LifeWithMalakye

 

 
 
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Network A, a digital media property focused on action sports and the related culture, is seeking a Marketing Manager to join its expanding team in New York, NY.

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 based in Bellevue, Wash. continues to grow and the company is looking to fill "3" OPEN positions.
Managing Art Director
Director of Photography
Product Line Merchandiser - Outlet's Outerwear

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.

Seattle Bike Supply, owners of Redline, Torker and Pryme products and distributors of most major brands in the bicycle industry, is looking for a National Sales Manager to join its growing team in Kent, Wash.

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

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.

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

Volcom is looking for a Developer Assistant for the Denim Department to join the team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

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 Pattern Maker/Technical Designer to be responsible for executing the technical design process from development to final fit.

Sole Technology in Lake Forest, Calif. is currently on the lookout for an IT Specialist to support and maintain in-house technology equipment and IT assets tracking, computer system, application and telecommunication support for all subsidiaries of Sole Technology, Inc.

Flux Bindings, one of the best snowboard binding brands in the market established since 1992 is seeking a highly self-motivated, organized, and proactive individual for a Sales and Marketing position in Torrance, Calif.

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.

O'Neill is a company dedicated to innovation and the youth movement in surf and is looking for an Assistant Graphic Designer to support its Art and Production departments for the young men's line. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

5.11 Tactical is the tactical gear industry leader and has "3" OPEN positions available for you today at its Development Center in Irvine, Calif., check 'em out!
eCommerce Merchandising Coordinator
Merchandising Ops Coordinator
Technical Designer
Designer - SMU's

Boot Barn, located in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a Media Buyer to be responsible for planning and buying traditional media which include, but are not limited to radio, print, outdoor and TV.

Aether Apparel is excited to announce a newly created role for a Patternmaker, to join the team in Los Angeles, Calif. on an in-house/freelance basis with the potential to turn into full-time.

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.

INTERNSHIP:
5.11 Tactical
is offering the opportunity for students or entry-level apparel designers and developers to participate in Internships, or part time opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in the Design and Development of 5.11 apparel and gear. This position to be based at the company's new Development Center in Irvine, Calif.

Frank151 is looking for a part time Sales and Marketing Intern for the Fall semester. This is a non-paid position in either Los Angeles, Calif. or New York, NY through Frank151 and the BON creative agency. Pursuit of school credit is required for this internship (Marketing/Communication/Journalism).

August 12, 2013

Arc'teryx is looking for Retail Associatesto join the team in Seattle, Wash.

NRI, a leading 3PL service provider, headquartered in Canada but with facilities in LA, has one full-time position available for a Human Resources Generalist to be based in Los Angeles, Calif. The position will report into the Director of Human Resources but will work closely with the General Manager.

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

Tilly's is in need of a Conveyor Technician to provide hands on support in all functions of maintenance. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Fortress Group, LLC., creators of Crush and Kreed sunglasses and snow goggles, is in need of a Product Manager to be responsible for the product
management of our factory sourcing process. This position to be based in Lake Forest, Calif.

August 9, 2013

For more than 15 years, adidas has occupied a special place in the heart and soul of Skateboarding and with the newly launched snowboarding line firing on all cylinders, the Portland, Ore. based company is looking for a Merchandising Manager to execute the business strategy to achieve net sales, net margin, inventory and SKU productivity for adidas Action Sports.

The recently launched adidas snow line has created a new opening for an experienced Category Manager to be focused on optimizing the business strategy for adidas snow. This position to be based in Portland, Ore.

TYR Sport, Inc., is a leading edge competitive swim, triathlon, diving and water polo performance apparel manufacturer and is in need of a Public Relations Associate to join the team in Farmingdale, NY.

Orvis is the longest-running mail order business in the United States, and with our flagship retail store located in the same Vermont village as the original store since 1856. The company is in need of Retail Fishing Managers for locations in Plano, TX, Charlotte, NC, Pasadena, CA, and Roseville, CA.

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.

Be part of a winning team that continuously strives to be the industry leader in innovation, and has been for over 100 years. Bemis Associates Inc. sales team is seeking an Inside Sales Support Specialist to join its team in Shirley, Mass. This individual must have prior sales support experience.

Eddie Bauer is in need of an Art Director to lead the execution of catalog art direction and design to create brand inspired catalog pages that appeal to the Eddie Bauer customer. This position to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

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.

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

ASICS America Corp in Irvine, Calif. is expanding and has "4" NEW positions available for you today, check 'em out!
Business Manager - Latin America
Retail District Manager - West Region
PC & Helpdesk Technician
Apparel Development Coordinator

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.

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

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

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

Vans continues to grow and is in need of an Assistant Technical Designer to be responsible for  executing the technical design process from development to final fit. This position works in collaboration with the Vans Technical Design Team in Cypress, Calif.

Billabong is looking for a Payroll Administrator to join the team at headquarters 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.

INTERNSHIP:
Master Plan Communications
wants you to join its team in Foothill Ranch, Calif. as a Public Relations Intern. This is your chance to gain the valuable real-world PR experience that entry level jobs require

August 8, 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

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

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

Cane Creek Cycling Components, based in Fletcher, North Carolina, is seeking a Director of Sales.

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

Sugar Bowl Resort in Norden, Calif. (Lake Tahoe Area) delivers an authentic alpine experience with great snow, diverse terrain and award-winning guest service and is looking for an experienced Lift Mechanic to join the team!

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

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.

Catch Surf is looking for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented full-time bookkeeper and administrative assistant to work directly under the president as Accounting Manager. This position to be based in San Clemente, Calif.

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

The Crankbrothers marketing team is growing and is excited to bring a new Sports Marketing Coordinator into the group. This position reports to the Global Marketing Manager based in Laguna Beach, Calif.

Shimano American Corp. is in need of a Sales Manager to be responsible for managing the sales of the G. Loomis brand for independent retailers for the conventional fishing and related products including spinning, casting, conventional saltwater rods and gear. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Billabong is looking to add "3" NEW passionate employees to its team in Irvine, Calif., check 'em out!
Graphic Designer/Illustrator - Men's Apparel
Senior Retail Allocator
Payroll Administrator

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.

L-R-G is a company designed to overthrow the masses and is on a mission for an Allocations and Supply Chain Analyst to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

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). The ideal candidate is someone to with a production engineering/design engineering background to help with the manufacturing of our Canoe Paddles.

August 7, 2013

Surf Wing, Inc. is a new start-up out of Orange County, Calif. Starting up in a big way with "11" OPEN positions! Check it out:
Vice President - Operations & Product Development
Product Developer / Merchandiser, Men's T-Shirts
Product Developer / Merchandiser, Men's Apparel
Pattern Maker - Men's Apparel and Boardshorts
Illustrator/Graphic Designer, Men's Tees & Apparel
Art Director - Men's T-Shirts and Apparel
Designer - Men's Apparel
Designer - Men's Boardshorts
Vice President - Sales
Vice President Design, Men's Apparel and Accessories
Vice President - Marketing

Wolverine World Wide is looking to add some great new talent to its growing global marketing team and has a need for a Marketing Manager for Merrell. This position to be based in Rockford, Mich.

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

Eddie Bauer, in Bellevue, Wash., is also seeking a Marketing Traffic Manager.

Pearl Izumi, based in Louisville, Colo., is seeking a Materials Department Manager for Fabrics Research & Development.

Zappos Merchandising, Inc. is looking for S&OP Analyst to join the crew in Las Vegas, Nev.!

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.

2XU ("Two Times You") is a high performance technical sports brand that is driven by a relentless company mission to advance human performance through the development of world-leading athletic garments and has an immediate need for an experienced Retail Store Manager for its new Retail store in Newport 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.

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

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.

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 Retail Marketing Coordinator.

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, is swinging their doors wide open for a DC Inbound Supervisor to join the crew at its distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, 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.

Independently rider owned and operated, Westlife Distribution LLC, home of 686 technical apparel and Matix clothing, is seeking a highly motivated, well organized individual for the position of Digital Marketing Coordinator. The position will report to the Director of Marketing based in Gardena, Calif.

EVS Sports / LIFT Safety has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Specialist to work at its Rancho Dominguez, Calif. (Los Angeles Area) headquarters.

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

INTERNSHIP:
Bamboo Skateboards in Oceanside, Calif. is seeking Marketing-focused Interns-in-training (non-paid) for both in-state and out-of-state to work directly with the Sales & Marketing Manager and remotely with the President.

The La Jolla Group is looking for "2" Interns to join the team in Irvine, Calif. 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 and are for college credit only. Check 'em out!
Sales Support Intern
Production Intern

 

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