Industry News 8/27/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

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SUPPORT: Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition Announces Launch of Industry-Wide Mentorship Program


TEAM: Sunny Garcia Named Vectrix Brand Ambassador


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EVENT: Surf Park Summit - The Future of Surfing


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B$Z: Boardworks Surf Announces Direct Distribution Plan for Canada


EMP: Heidi O'Neill Joins Skullcandy Board of Directors


GEAR: Zeal Optics Unveils Biodegradable Sunglass Made from Cotton


B$Z: SIA Snow Show Gets Greener


EVENT: Boardroom at Surf Expo announces schedule


B$Z: Fourteen U.S. Ski and Snowboard Companies Join Together to Promote Made in the USA


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B$Z: Art of Board Partners with Element Skateboards


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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

Jeff Tyson is the newest addition to the Bellwether Cyclewear crew in Long Beach, CA, coming on board as Marketing Program Manager. Big congrats, Jeff! #MalakyeWorks


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Eddie Bauer, based in Bellevue, Wash. (Seattle Area) is looking to bring on "3" NEW team members, check out these dream jobs!
Managing Art Director - Catalog
Director of Photography
Product Line Merchandiser - Outlet's Outerwear

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.

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.

Fjallraven is looking for a Store Manager for its new retail location opening in Boulder, Colo.

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.

TYR Sport, Inc. is in need of a Hardgoods Project Manager to work as the key liaison between Merchandising, Design, Development, Production, Marketing and Sales. This position to be based in Farmingdale, NY.

A new Skate Lifestyle Company is looking for the right person to join the team in New York, NY or Southern California as a Graphic Designer and define an artistic/graphic vision for the brand.

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 In-House Sales Representative position in Torrance, Calif.

TaylorMade Golf Brands is in need of a Footwear Developer to manage the footwear product development process in Carlsbad, Calif.

SPY is seeking a highly motivated, Social Media Coordinator. This position reports to the Marketing Manager and is based at its Carlsbad, Calif. headquarters.

SPY is also seeking a highly motivated, West Coast Marketing Ambassador. This position reports to the Senior Marketing Manager and is based at its Carlsbad, Calif. headquarters.

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

Sole Technology offers a rad (yes, "rad") balance of challenging career opportunities and a friendly, laid-back environment and wants you to join the team in Lake Forest, Calif. as Copy Writer/Social Media Marketing Specialist.

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.

Tremendous growth and expansion at 5.11 Tactical has created an exciting and growing opportunity for a Technical Designer who will be responsible for managing their product category by establishing and maintaining consistent fit standards, manufacturing methods, grading & pattern blocks within each product line and between multiple factories. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

The La Jolla Group is a worldwide leader in the action sports apparel business segment with a fast paced, high energy environment that is continually on the move and currently has "2" OPEN positions available for you today in Irvine, Calif., check 'em out!
Director of Credit and Collection

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, has an amazing opportunity for a Apparel Developer to join the team in Cypress, Calif.

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.

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.

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

August 26, 2013

Chrome Industries makes useful, durable products for people who ride, work and live in the city and is looking for an Operations Manager to join its crew in San Francisco, Calif.

Oakley is looking for a Program Manager to partner with the Category Director to grow the Arnette business. This position to be based in Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Sun Diego Boardshops, a local surf and skate retailer, is looking for Assistant Manager / Key Holder candidates for these four San Diego, Calif. area stores: Belmont, Carlsbad, UTC, Fashion Valley.

Troy Lee Designs, a leader in motorsports enthusiast products based in Corona, Calif., has an opening for an experienced Designer/Artist of technical products and apparel.

A competitive Sportswear Manufacturing Company in San Diego, Calif. is searching for a qualified Product Development Manager who can lead the department and push it to its full potential.

PrimaLoft, Inc. is seeking an experienced Product Marketing Manager with experience defining, launching, and managing products, new product innovation, product messaging and market analysis. This position to be based in Albany, NY.

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

Specialty Sports Venture in Tahoe, Calif. is in need of qualified Ski Rental Coordinatorsfor the Northstar and Kirkwood Ski Resorts. Rental Coordinators are responsible for assisting Regional and/or Area Managers in maintaining established procedures and standards specific to rental operations.

Stone Brewing Co. is looking for a Store Supervisor to work at the Stone Company Store at its Downtown San Diego, Calif. location!

Lifted Research Group (LRG) is seeking a full-time Customer Service Representative that will serve customers by providing product information; resolving product issues. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

August 23, 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:
Marketing Manager
Digital Sales/Marketing Website Manager
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

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:
Product Merchandising Director - Americas
Footwear Manager - SMU
Technical Designer-Apparel
Associate Technical Designer-Apparel
Apparel Designer - Girls
Technical Designer Apparel
Associate Footwear Developer
Transportation & Logistics Director
Planning Analyst
Footwear Designer - Classics
Transportation and Logistics Director

Vans is also looking to fill "2" OPEN positions at its distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., check 'em out!
Quality Assurance Supervisor - 1st Shift
Senior Operations Manager - Distribution Center

Reef, based in Carlsbad, Calif., is on the hunt to fill "2" OPEN positions, check 'em out!
Reef Apparel Product Developer
Reef Multimedia Manager

The obsession with innovation at Oakley has built a legacy of science, sculpture, and defiance of conventional thinking and the company wants you to join the team in Foothill Ranch, Calif. Check out these "4" OPEN positions available today!
Trade Marketing Specialist
Organizational Development Coordinator
B2B CRM Customer Insights & Data Manager
Talent Acquisition - Recruiter

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

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 Retail Sales Associate.

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

Over the past decade, Under Armour has been growing exponentially and is looking to fill "2" NEW open positions at the company's headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland.
Senior Product Line Manager - Headwear
Senior Product Line Manager - Bags & Packs

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. is searching for an experienced and knowledgeable Assistant Catalog Merchandiser to creatively and strategically merchandise an assortment of Skate and Snow product in an omni-channel environment. This position to be based in New York, NY.

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.

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.

BMX PLUS! Magazine, a West Coast action sports publisher, is in need of a Part-Time National Advertising Sales Representative. This is a Virtual/Remote Position, candidates can be based anywhere.

NRI is a leading 3PL service provider, headquartered in Canada but also with facilities in Los Angeles, Calif. and is in need of a Human Resources Generalist to work closely with the work closely with the General Manager in facilitating the continued growth and success of the company and its people.

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 Santa Monica, Calif.

Jet Pilot is on a mission for a Brand Manager is to manage accounts within the categories of Wake, Surf, and Personal Water Craft. This position to be based in Carson, Calif.

ElliptiGO Inc., the leading developer of elliptical bicycles, is in need of an experienced Marketing Manager with the talent and skills to elevate an already successful marketing team in Solana Beach, Calif.

Come work with one of the most innovative brands in the world! Specialized Bicycles is looking for a Senior Buyer to work with some of the best talent in the industry based in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Area).

TESH, LLC. is currently seeking a Vice President/Director of Sales for footwear and apparel. This role is responsible for developing and implementing sales strategy and initiating, while maintaining ongoing contact with existing and potential customers. This position to be based in Oakland, Calif.

Ariat International, a leading manufacturer of innovative performance equestrian footwear, apparel, and belts, is looking to add a couple of peeps to their team in Union City, CA (San Francisco Bay Area):
Apparel Trim Developer
Online Account Representative - Sales/eCommerce

YSG, a fast growing wholesale apparel company in Tustin, Calif. seeks a dynamic and motivated Logistics and Operations Assistant Manager.

August 22, 2013, the very website you are on right now, has "2" NEW positions at its Manhattan Beach, Calif. office:
Key Account/Business Development Manager
Inside Sales/Customer Service Rep

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

Icebreaker is one of the most innovative and dynamic names in the global apparel industry and has a premium TouchLab store opening in Chicago, Ill. in October and is searching for an experienced Assistant Store Manager to support the Store Manager.

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

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.

Zappos Merchandising, Inc. is looking for Sales & Operations Planning Analyst to join the crew in Las Vegas, Nev.!

Fox Head has an immediate opportunity for a Retail Store Manager to join the team in Las Vegas, Nev.

AOV Inc., a screen printing, embroidery and promotional products company in Boulder, Colo., seeks a highly motivated, friendly Sales Person with sales and customer service experience to join its team.

Arc'teryx Store in Seattle, Wash. is looking for Retail Associates.

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 an experienced Footwear Developer to join the team in Seattle, Wash.

Ariat International, based in Union City, Calif., is seeking a Footwear Developer.

K-Swiss, located in Westlake Village, Calif., has expanded its product line from tennis footwear, to also lifestyle, running, training, nautical, and free-running footwear and the company is looking to grow its team! Check out these "3" OPEN positions:
Designer, Global Footwear
Product Line Manager, Global Footwear
North America Product Line Manager, Footwear

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, located near Truckee, Calif., is seeking an experienced Lift Maintenance Tech. This is a FT year-around position offering excellent benefits and competitive pay.

Sugar Bowl Resort is also looking for a full-time Lift Maintenance Foreman to join the team near Truckee, Calif. year-round.

Looking to work in a fast paced, creative environment? Are you ready to make your mark on the industry working for a world-renowned company? Then look no further! Dye Precision, Inc., the paintball industry leader, has "2" OPEN positions based in San Diego, Calif. Check 'em out!
Senior Interactive/Web Designer
Web Developer/IT Support Tech

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.

SKLZ is the innovator in athletic training, and is the premier developer and marketer of athletic performance and skill development training products for serious athletes of all ages and is on the lookout for a Creative Director to join the team in Carlsbad, Calif.

prAna, based in Carlsbad, Calif., is in need of a Front End Web Developer to be responsible for maintaining and improving prAna's B2C and B2B websites.

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.

Monster Image Digital Printing, located in Huntington Beach, Calif. is a large format print / design / installation company with an excellent group of clients and is seeking a qualified Production Assistant with edgy graphic design skills.

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.

La Jolla Group is looking for an energetic front desk Receptionist in Irvine, Calif. to represent all Brands!

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

Billabong is looking to add "2" NEW passionate employees to its team in Irvine, Calif., check 'em out!
Graphic Designer/Illustrator - Men's Apparel
Senior Retail Allocator

RVCA is looking for an Apparel Designer for Men's Bottoms & Jackets to join the M&D team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

ONE Industries Corp. is a globally recognized leader in technical apparel, helmets, protective products, graphics and lifestyle apparel in need of a Director of Bike Sales to join the team in Rancho Bernardo, Calif.

Based in Laguna Beach, Calif., crankbrothers is known globally for designing beautiful, technical, high-performance mountain bike components and is looking for a Receptionist/Customer Service Rep to join its enthusiastic team.

A confidential Screen Printer in Orange County, Calif. is looking for an experienced, hands-on apparel Screen Print Technical Developer.

A growing Apparel Company in Commerce, Calif. (Los Angeles Area) is seeking "2" NEW highly motivated individuals with excellent organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, and also someone who can be a team player.
Production Assistant
Warehouse Manager

A Fashion Accessory Importing and Distributing Company located near downtown Los Angeles, Calif. seeks qualified individual to serve as Production Coordinator/Customer Service.

A Swimwear Company based in Vernon, Calif. seeks a highly organized, detail-oriented individual to serve as Production Coordinator. This person will be responsible for developing production processes and procedures to ensure product is delivered on schedule, to specifications and within budget.

A startup Denim Company based in Vernon, Calif. is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented individual to bring on as Director of PR and Marketing.

August 21, 2013

The Coleman Company Inc. strives to create innovative, consumer-focused products that deliver outstanding value resulting in superior financial results and wants you to join the team as Director of Global Product Line Management for Soft Lines. This position, based in Golden, Colo., will be responsible for the directing the activities that ensure the effective management of the assigned product line portfolio to achieve profit targets.

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 aMarketing Traffic Manager to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

Flexfit LLC, a leading headwear manufacturer with over 30 years history, is seeking a motivated and detail oriented Production/Sales Coordinator to join our team located in Fullerton, Calif.

EDGE Boardshop in Dana Point, Calif. is one of the largest longboard skateboard retailers in the world and continues to grow with its web distribution, corporate retail store and international franchise company. With that in mind, the company is in need of a Retail Manager to be responsible for managing the retail operations, which includes customer service, retail sales, merchandising, inventory control, reporting projects, personnel management, open and close responsibilities and franchisee training/support.

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.

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


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