Industry News 11/26/2013

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B$Z: Chaco Hires Backbone Media Ahead of 25th Anniversary

 

B$Z: adidas and FIFA Renew Agreement Through 2030

 

EMP: Arc'teryx Equipment Announces New Appointments in Design Team

 

B$Z: Arbor Snowboards Receives Multiple 2014 Awards

 

EMP: Hi-Tec Sports Welcomes Brian Cyr as USA Product and Design Director

 

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Michelle Medor, member of the now defunct Malakye StepKids, is the new Marketing Coordinator at Power Balance! #MalakyeWorks

 

 

 
 
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Volcom Inc. is looking for a Merchandise Manager-Accessories to join the team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Volcom is also looking for a Snow Marketing Director to join the team in Costa Mesa, Calif.!

Quiksilver, based in Huntington Beach, Calif., continues to grow has "5" OPEN positions available for you today, check 'em out!
Billing Coordinator
Web Marketing Coordinator
Allocator - Roxy
Roxy Assistant Accessory Designer
PLM Support Lead

Pacific Sunwear, rooted in California teen culture and now with over 800 stores in 50 states is swinging their doors wide open for "5" NEW people to join their crew in Anaheim, Calif.!
Assistant Textile Designer, Men's
Senior Merchandise Planner
Product Manager - Bottoms
Associate Merchandise Planner
Technical Designer (Bottoms & Outerwear)

Vans is on a mission for an experienced Payroll Specialist to be based in Cypress, Calif.

Founded in 1997, ONE Industries Corp. is a globally recognized leader in technical apparel, helmets, protective products, graphics and lifestyle apparel. The company currently has "2" OPEN positions available for you today based in Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (San Diego).
Vice President of Sales
Vice President of Finance & I.T.

XTERRA Boards is an internet based company, selling direct to the end-user, and has a Vice President of Operations position available in San Diego, Calif. This position is ideal for someone who loves the challenge of a growing company and an expanding market.

Feast your eyes on this exciting opportunity to join the team of venerated Street Wear brand Mighty Healthy as the company enters its 10th year anniversary and continues its growth. The New York, NY based apparel brand is looking for an Account Executive - Young Men's.

Do you want to be one of hundreds of K2 Sports employees who wake up every day around the world dedicated to the company's mission of putting smiles on people's faces as they enjoy the wonders of the outdoors? Well, here's your chance! K2 Sports is looking to fill "2" OPEN positions at its office in Seattle, Wash. - check 'em out!
Digital and Social Media Coordinator
Global Design Manager

Under Armour is looking for an experienced Technical Product Developer for its Glove lines to work at headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland!

Under Armour is also on the hunt for a Designer for the Golf Category to be based in Baltimore, Maryland.

180s, located in Baltimore, Maryland is looking for an Electro Mechanical Engineer to join its R&D team.

180s is also looking for a 3D Concept Designer - Product Creation for the Wearable Technology category to join its R&D team Baltimore, Maryland.

Columbia Sportswear is on the hunt for a Senior Apparel Product Line Manager to join the team in Portland, Ore.

Beacon Audio is in need of an Inside Sales Representative to join the team in Salt Lake City, Utah.

SRAM LLC is one of the world's largest suppliers of components to the bike industry and has an immediate need for an Electrical Engineer to work within a small team to turn electrical embedded systems design ideas into exciting new products. This position to be based in Chicago, Ill.

prAna is on the search for local candidates who know the Denver, Colo. market to join the team as Retail Store Manager. The Store Manager is the leader of the store team that executes marketing tactics to generate customers, delivers exceptional customer service and sells prAna merchandise to achieve sales goals.

Do you love Chrome Industries and its offerings in bombproof bags, apparel and footwear? Then you might be the perfect fit for a Customer Service/Call Center Representative for Chrome in San Francisco, Calif.

Trek Bicycle is looking for an individual to fill a Product Graphics Production Artist position in Waterloo, Wisc. (Madison Area).

i9media LLC is a Digital Marketing Agency looking for a Writer/Social Media Manager - Snowboard, with an emphasis in writing and community building. This contract position will be based in San Clemente, Calif.

Ringers Gloves, a world leader in hand safety, is looking for an experienced Product Manager. If you are looking to get out of the grind of the west coast, come join Ringers in Houston, Tex. - no state income tax, low cost of quality living, very family oriented and incredible schools.

November 25, 2013

Mountain Hardwear is looking for barrier-busting, game-changing talent. If you are a super-creative, slightly off-the-grid thinker, who is self-propelled, with a why-not-attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit, then Mountain Hardwear is looking for you. Check out these "2" NEW positions based in Richmond, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).
Quality Assurance Specialist - Apparel
Sourcing Analyst - Apparel

The La Jolla Group is a worldwide leader in the action sports apparel industry with a fast paced, high energy environment that is continually on the move and is in need of an International Production Manager to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

Sunbelt, Typhoon and Gone Fishing Brands are currently seeking a Regional Sales Manager to join its team in the South East United States. This is a remote contract position so the right individual needs to be a self starter.

KLIM is on the hunt for a Northeast Regional Sales Manager to plan and implement sales, marketing and product development programs, both short and long range, targeted toward existing and new clients within the defined territory of the Northeastern United States.

Glamour Kills Clothing in New York, NY is looking for an Apparel Graphic Designer. He or she would be responsible for designing graphics and textile prints for the junior's and men's division.

The North Face continues to grow and is now taking applications for "11" NEW positions based in Alameda, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).
Retail Planner
Retail Allocator (Sportswear)
Account Marketing Coordinator
Sr. Retail Buyer
Assistant Merchandiser (e-Commerce)
Sr. Product Manager (Women's Outerwear)
Designer (SMU's & Key Account Exclusives)
Sr. Product Manager (Men's Sportswear)
Sr. Product Manager (Logowear)
Financial Planning & Analysis Director 
Market Intelligence Analyst

Travis Mathew Apparel, a progressive golf apparel brand based in Huntington Beach, Calif., is in need of an Ecommerce Coordinator who will be responsible for the set-up, launch and optimization of all content and products on travismathew.com.

EVS Sports / LIFT Safety, a leading sports and industrial protective gear company, seeks a Design Director to take product lines to the next level. This position to be based in Rancho Dominguez, Calif.

Happy Shovel, LLC (Rusty North America) is on the hunt for a Merchandise Operations Coordinator to be based in Laguna Beach, Calif. This is a unique job that involves all areas of the company.

Lakeshore Learning Materials is one of the country's premier manufacturers of educational materials for elementary programs and is currently searching for an experienced Digital Creative Director who is passionate about design to help spearhead the creative marketing efforts and provide guidance and leadership to its creative team in Carson, Calif.

BH North America is on the hunt for an E-Commerce Sales Manager to be responsible for the planning and execution of a multi brand e-commerce strategy (BH, Bladez, ULTI-mate Garage). This position to be based in Foothill Ranch, Calif.

DYE Precision is looking for a Product Line Managerfor the Pro-Tec Brand in San Diego, Calif.

November 22, 2013

You've got to check out this amazing opportunity for a unique role with Questus, who is leading the advertising revolution. Your role will be as Senior Account Executive, where you'll serve as Questus' eyes and ears for Suzuki Motor of America at its office in Brea, Calif. You will also work with Questus team members in San Francisco, Calif. to execute on all client needs.

Jamie Ortiz Communications is looking for a communications, public relations and marketing communicator with one to two years of experience to help implement full communications strategies, social media and public relations. The right candidate for the Communications Coordinator position will possess a natural love of the environment and equality for humankind and a passion for the outdoors. This full-time position will be based in San Diego, Calif.

CamelBak Products, LLC, based in Petaluma, Calif., is on the hunt for an Account Services Representative - Rec Specialty to be responsible for all aspects of order processing from initial receipt of customer purchase order until the customer is satisfied with the delivery of their order.

CamelBak Products, in Petaluma, Calif., is also in search of a Western Regional Sales Manager.

Are you Specialized? Do you know what great looks like? Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. has a need to fill "2" OPEN positions at headquarters in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area). Check 'em out!
USA Marketing Specialist
USA Communications Specialist

The La Jolla Group is an innovative, fun and growing company that is in need of an International Logistics Manager to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

One Punch Distribution, located in San Clemente, Calif., is looking for a full-time Bookkeeper and Administrator to assist in managing the administration of sales for the wholesale distribution business.

Maui Jim, the fastest growing premium polarized sunglass maker in the world, is currently seeking Aloha Sales Merchandisers in the Denver, Colo. region (CO and UT). 

The Simms organization is growing and they are looking to fill the Senior Director position for Marketing & Brand Management. This is a full-time, in-house position based in Bozeman, Montana - working remotely isn't an option.

Rapha creates the finest cycling clothing and accessories in the world and is on the hunt for a Marketing Manager to be a representative of the brand to consumers, industry partners, and the press. This position to be based in Portland, Ore.

Glamour Kills Clothing in New York, NY is looking for a Senior Apparel Graphic Designer. He or she would be responsible for designing graphics and textile prints for the junior's and men's division.

Billabong is looking for a Junior's Patternmaker to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

SWELL.com is looking for a Merchandise Coordinator to work with the team in Irvine, Calif.

Injinji, is the innovator of the patented "Original Performance Toesock" for runners and active outdoor enthusiasts, is seeking an experienced Marketing Manager. This position to be located in San Diego, Calif.

Beachbody LLC (maker of P90x and Insanity) is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Apparel Production Coordinator with a diverse background in fabrics and apparel production. This position reports to the Sourcing Manager. This position to be based in Santa Monica, Calif.

November 21, 2013

Columbia Sportswear is on the hunt for a Merchandising Manager, Americas Liaison Office to be based at Mountain Hardwear in Richmond, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Ironclad Performance Wear is the technical leader in creating high-performance, high dexterity, task-specific gloves for anyone who works with their hands and is looking to fill "4" OPEN positions in El Segundo, Calif.
Production Manager - Gloves
Production Coordinator - Accessories (Gloves)
Key Account Manager
Planning & Inventory Control Manager

Volcom Inc. is looking for an eCommerce Customer Service Rep to join the team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Volcom is also on the hunt for a full-time Retail Accountant who possesses strong business, accounting and financial analysis skills to ensure the success of company strategies. This position to be based in Costa Mesa, 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 Retail Marketing and Sales Coordinator. You must be an energetic and resourceful team player with exceptional management, writing and communication skills.

Two Brothers Racing is looking for an Inside Sales Specialist to join its team in Santa Ana, Calif.! This is a great opportunity for someone with 3-5 years of sales experience in the motorsports industry seeking a position with room for growth.

Junk Food Clothing burst onto the scene in 1998 as the original vintage t-shirt company, creating and forever changing the premium t-shirt market and is now looking for an experienced Customer Service Representative for its office in Culver City, Calif.

A Confidential Retail Property Developer/Design Firm based in Costa Mesa, Calif. is looking for an experienced Property Manager. A college degree, minimum 5 years experience and references will be required.

Stone Brewing Co. is looking for a Merchandise Warehouse Supervisor to join its team in Escondido, Calif.

Are you looking for the perfect work / life balance? Well, look no further! TMBR, located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is on the hunt for an experienced Web Developer who is self motivated and can take a layered .PSD from our design team and turn it into a fully functional website - integrating with a CMS and client side Javascript. Please note: ski breaks and a pass to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort all come with the job.

KLIM Technical Riding Gear is a relatively young company with a rich history built on the values of hard work, sacrifice, and determination. The company is looking to fill "3" NEW positions in Rigby, Idaho, check 'em out!
Design Manager
Customer Service Manager
Associate Product Developer

Eddie Bauer, based in Bellevue, Wash. (Seattle Area), is looking to bring on "2" NEW team members, check out these dream jobs!
Product Line Merchandise Manager - Sportswear
Director of Photography

Seattle Bike Supply, owners of Redline, Torker, XLC, Pryme, SBS Wheelworks; and authorized distributor of over 220 of the cycling industries leading brands, is seeking Inside Sales Representatives to join its growing team in Kent, Wash.

LaCrosse Footwear Inc. is seeking a Retail Store Manager for a new retail store location at The Landing in Renton, Wash. (Seattle Area).

Mountain Hardwear is looking for barrier-busting, game-changing talent. If you are a super-creative, slightly off-the-grid thinker, who is self-propelled, with a why-not-attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit, then Mountain Hardwear is looking for you. Check out these "2" NEW positions based in Richmond, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).
Product Developer
Sourcing Analyst

Power Balance is looking for an energetic, health/fitness/sports enthusiast to join its team in Lake Forest, Calif. (Orange County Area) as Marketing Assistant/Coordinator.

VonZipper is looking for a National Sales Manager to join its team in Irvine, Calif.

Rip Curl is looking for an E-Commerce Coordinator to join its crew in Costa Mesa, Calif.

OluKai is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant for its Irvine, Calif. location. *Required hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm*

A confidential Women's Contemporary Sportswear Company located in Newport Beach, Calif. is looking for a Freelance Creative Designer to help on a "per-project" basis.

INTERNSHIP:
Check out this tremendous opportunity for someone who wants to establish a Marketing career within the action sports industry. Arnette, located in Encinitas, Calif. is looking for a Marketing Intern.

November 20, 2013

TYR Sport, Inc., a leading edge sports performance apparel manufacturer and proud sponsor of many elite professional competitive swimmers and triathletes, has an opportunity for a National Account Manager to join its team in Farmingdale, NY. Candidates must have outside retail sales experience (preferably in the sports apparel or action sports industry).

DV8 is a newly launched Juniors brand in the Dolce Vita family that is seeking an accurate, hardworking, and self-motivated Footwear Designer to add to its design team in Seattle, Wash.

Olukai builds premium footwear for the ocean lifestyle and is looking for a full-time Marketing Assistant for its Marketing Department located in Irvine, Calif.

Quiksilver, based in Huntington Beach, Calif., continues to grow has "3" OPEN positions available for you today, check 'em out!
Senior Analyst
Web Analyst
Director of Sales

The Kayo Corp, located in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for a Domestic In House Sales Rep to focus on the company's domestic retail accounts for DGK, Expedition, Organika Skateboards and Gold Wheels.

Do you have supply chain experience that can take the legendary Badlands and William Joseph brands to the next level? If so, Vortex Outdoors wants you to join the team in West Jordan, Utah (Salt Lake City Area) as Supply Chain Planner.

TaylorMade is looking for a Global/US Retail Marketing Project Leader to join the team in Carlsbad, Calif.

SKLZ is committed to elevating the athlete in each of us by guiding and serving athletes on their journeys to be their personal best. The Carlsbad, Calif. based company currently has "2" OPEN positions that are available for you today, check 'em out!
Senior Planner/Buyer
Product Manager - Performance

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.

 

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