Industry News 12/10/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

WEB: Network A, the Online Destination for Action Sports, Announces Independent Media Property

 

SURF: 2013 SURFER Poll Awards Results Are In

 

GEAR: Skullcandy Elevates the Game of Skate with the Launch of the Koston Collection #YearoftheSnake

 

B$Z: Vasque Footwear Signs On as Official Footwear Partner of the GoPro Mountain Games

 

Malakye.com's Shmooz Winter Series 2013

 

SUPPORT: Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition Opens Holiday Auction For Bidding

 

SUPPORT: Surfing South Africa to Host Adapted Surfing Day on December 8th

 

GEAR: Arbor Snowboards Shape Of Things To Come

 

GEAR: Giro Announces First Friday 50 Hand-Painted Combyn(tm) Helmets

 

B$Z: Bergfreunde.de Joins the Backcountry Family of Specialty Retail Store

 

GEAR: olloclip Introduces the Macro 3-IN-1 Clip-On Photo Lens for iPhone and iPod touch

 

SURF: ISA Announces SAO TOME and PRINCIPE as 78th Member Nation

 

B$Z: SheShreds.co, a Female Owned Action Sports Brand, Emerges from the Foot of Powder Mountain

 

VIDEO: Teaser #1 for DEW / Burton's Peace Park Video Series

 

B$Z: Smith Optics Named Official Eyewear and Helmet Sponsor of Aspen/Snowmass

 

Malakye Picks: Nail Your Next Interview

 

SURF: 2013 SURFER Poll Nominees Announced

 

SAIL: Helly Hansen Is The Official Apparel Partner for The Canadian Sailing Team

 

B$Z: SNEWS Announces the Launch of a New Yoga Industry Channel

 

WEB: Pelican International Launches New, Responsive Website

 

TEAM: Julbo USA Welcomes Professional Climber David Allfrey to its Team Roster

 

B$Z: G-Form Taps Verde PR For Brand Communications Partnership

 

VIDEO: Metal Mulisha Co-Founder Larry Linkogle and Suicidal Tendancies Premiere Music Video

 

EMP: Boast Hires New Director of Marketing

 

B$Z: Icebreaker Opens 11th North American Store

 

B$Z: Quiksilver to Divest Surfdome Shop, Hawk Designs and Moskova

 

SUPPORT: Surfrider Foundation Joins National #GivingTuesday Movement

 

GEAR: Newton Running 2014 Speed and Mileage Trainers Offer More Pop Than Ever

 

B$Z: Cannondale Sports Unlimited Moves into New Headquarters

 

EVENT: Pearl Izumi Sets Ribbon Cutting for New Colorado Headquarters

 

 

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

Terry Crovo is the latest addition to the sales force at Cozy Orange Yoga Apparel, coming on board as the company's Southeast Sales Rep. Way to go, Terry! #DreamJobs

 

Rastaclat shows holiday cheer with the addition of two new people! Ariel Pe as Marketing Manager and Brittani Ciupek as Office Coordinator. #MalakyeWorks

 

Jamie Ortiz Communications, based in San Diego, CA, has welcomed Brett Patterson to its team as Communications Coordinator. Big congrats, Brett! #DreamJobs

 

San Diego Hat Company is stoked to announce Priscilla Cook as its new Sales Coordinator - congrats Priscilla! #DreamJobs #MalakyeWorks

 

 
 
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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 "2" OPEN positions in El Segundo, Calif.
Key Account Manager
Planning & Inventory Control Manager

TUI Marine, in Clearwater, Fla., is in search of an experienced Online Marketing Specialist.

Pearl Izumi is seeking an Advanced/Custom Apparel Development Manager with the passion, experience and drive to execute the development of the best possible, make-to-order, performance sports apparel for the world's top cycling, triathlon and run athletes. This position to be based in Louisville, Colo.

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 "3" OPEN positions at its office in Seattle, Wash. - check 'em out!
Digital and Social Media Coordinator
Accounts Payable Administrator
Global Design Manager - Ride Snowboards

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.

Dye Precision, Inc. is the industry leader in Paintball and Action Sports equipment manufacturing and distribution and seeks an experienced Global Supply Chain/PurchasingManager to work out of its headquarters located in Poway, Calif.

The La Jolla Group is on the hunt for a Compliance Supervisor to join its team in Irvine, Calif.

Giant Bicycles, in Newbury Park, Calif., is in search of a Road Product Marketing Specialist. The primary responsibility of the Road Product Marketing Specialist - Global is to plan and execute global programs to market and promote Giant's road bicycle range.

ACT Lab, with headquarters in Southern California, has an immediate opening for a Sales and Administration Assistant to be located at the company's lab in El Segundo, Calif. ACT Lab is an independent, professional third-party, ISO/IEC 17025 accredited testing laboratory, providing international safety, compliance, quality control, and research and development for bicycles, helmets, scooters, toys, children's products, clothing, and accessories.

Mountain Hardwear is on the hunt for a Quality Assurance Specialist to work with Columbia Sportswear Company in Richmond, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, is swinging their doors wide open for "2" NEW people to join its crew in Cypress, Calif.
Retail Facilities Coordinator
Retail Leasing Director

Vans is also looking for a DC Processing Supervisor for the company's distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, 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.!
Senior Merchandise Planner
Product Manager - Bottoms
Merchandise Planner

Travis Mathew is a progressive lifestyle apparel company specializing in the golf market that is seeking an established fitness/tennis sales executive to join the team in Huntington Beach, Calif. as a Junior Front End Web Developer.

Eagle Creek crafts durable and intelligent travel bags that provide smart solutions for any trip and any traveler. The company, based in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for a seasoned Graphic Designer for a long-term freelance position.

Cozy Orange is on the hunt for a Marketing Manager to join its team in Carlsbad, Calif.

Cozy Orange is also on the hunt for an In House Sales Rep to join its team in Carlsbad, Calif.

Crocs is on the lookout for a Territory Sales Managerto cover the Northwest. This is a full-time position that can be located in either Washington or Oregon.

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

Independent Trading Company, providing embellished sweatshirts to action sports companies since 1997, is seeking a part time Assistant Controller for their San Clemente, Calif. office. Position is 20-24 hrs a week. Schedule is negotiable for the right candidate.

Acorn Woods Communications, a Marketing / Advertising / PR Agency located in Huntington Beach, Calif.,  has a need for a full time (40+ hours) Social Marketing Guru to oversee the strategies, content and daily postings for our clients in the motorsports industry. Applicant must understand all social media platforms plus management tools, SEO and reporting.

December 9, 2013

Specialized seeks a detail oriented, creative problem solver, and team player to join the team in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Area) as USA Marketing Specialist. Success is determined by project management prowess and a deadline driven mentality as well as the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

Simms Fishing Products is on the hunt for a Product Line Manager for Footwear to work across departments to support footwear business goals, gain insights to inform product strategy, and will champion the footwear category within the organization. This position to be based in Bozeman, Montana.

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.

Jenson USA has been serving the bicycle community since 1994 and is searching for a Sales Manager to join its team in Riverside, Calif.

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

DC Shoes, Inc. is in need of a Product Line Manager for DC Footwear to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif.

DC Shoes, Inc. is also on the hunt for a Product Line Manager for DC Women's Footwear to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Sauce Creative, in Venice, Calif., works with some of the most iconic brands known and is looking for a Graphic Designer who will be a full-time employee - contract-to-hire.

One of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the United States, LeftLane Sports, is expanding the team at its San Luis Obispo, Calif. headquarters and currently has "2" NEW positions for you today, check 'em out! 
Director of Fulfillment
Action Sports Buyer

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

Ocean Current has an immediate opening for a Private Label Coordinator. This position will focus on the commercialization of product for the company's Men's, Boy's and Kid's apparel lines. This position to be based in Vernon, Calif.

Quiksilver, based in Huntington Beach, Calif., continues to grow and has "6" OPEN positions available for you today, check 'em out!
Product Developer - Headwear
Allocator - Roxy
Roxy Assistant Accessory Designer
Senior Financial Analyst - Global Licensing
Web Analyst
Director of Sales - Footwear

A Private Label Accessory Company located in Los Angeles, Calif. is looking for a Key Account / Business Development Manager to join its team.

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

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

December 6, 2013

DAKINE is on a mission for a full-time, in-house Senior Graphic Designer to join the team in Hood River, Ore.

DAKINE, located in Hood River, Ore., is also in need of an experienced Product Line Manager for Backpacks, Bags and Luggage. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Volcom is in need of a Fit Technician for Women's Knits industry with experience as well as fashion design degree required. Primary responsibilities are the fit, grading and technical construction of Volcom Women's knit apparel. This position to be based in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Based in San Diego, Calif., SKLZ delivers durable, best-in-class training tools that can be found around the world and is on the hunt for a Senior Planner/Buyer.

Motonation is the exclusive US distributor for AGV Sport apparel, Forcefield body armour, Sidi boots & Vemar helmets and is looking for an Inside Sales Representative to join its team in Santee, Calif. This is a great opportunity for a proactive, self-motivated and experienced sales professional that will be able to drive all sales and marketing initiatives.

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). 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
Merchandise Planner
Product Manager - Bottoms
Associate Merchandise Planner
Technical Designer (Bottoms & Outerwear)

December 5, 2013

Dragon is looking for a Sunglass & Snow Goggle Sales Representative to manage the Northern California territory. This position to be based in Carlsbad, Calif.

It's no secret that Sole Technology is a leader in our industry. Which is why you should join the team in Lake Forest, Calif. as a Jr. Graphic Designer for Altamont and Emerica.

Reef is looking for a Graphic Interactive Marketing Artist to join the team in Carlsbad, Calif.

Asics has an immediate opening for a Senior Retail Marketing Manager to join its team in Irvine, Calif.

Yamaha Motor Corp. USA is a dynamic organization that continues to grow and is looking to add "2" NEW hires to its team in Cypress, Calif. - check out these amazing openings available for you today!
Social Media Customer Care Specialist
Learning Management System Administrator

You've gotta check out this exciting opportunity for an In-House Sales Rep to join the team of Tattoo Apparel/Fine Art Wear brand Sullen Art Collective as the company enters their 13th year anniversary and continues its growth. This position to be based in Los Alamitos, Calif.

6D Helmets, the world leader in helmet technology specifically designed to protect the human brain from impact injuries, has an amazing opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to be based in Brea, Calif.

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.

Easton Technical Products is the world leader in precision arrows, mountain products, hunting apparel and custom tubing. The company is currently looking for a highly motivated Customer Service Representative to join the sales team at its corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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.!

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.

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).

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

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.

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.

INTERNSHIP:
Vans
is on the lookout for a Brand Marketing Intern to assist with the management of three marketing department projects: Vans Custom Culture, OffTheWall.TV Marketing and Brand Partnerships. This position to be based in Cypress, Calif.

December 4, 2013

Come join Dye Precision, Inc. (DYE), the world's Paintball and Action Sports leader! The company is currently searching to fill the European Sales Director position in its Offenburg, Germany office. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to begin a career with DYE and Pro-Tec.

Wish operates a single brick-and-mortar retail location in Atlanta, Georgia in addition to an e-commerce extension and is on the hunt for an E-Commerce Manager.

Vans is on a mission for an experienced Regional Store Operations Director to be based on the East Coast.

Vans is also on the hunt for a Human Resources Manager - Retail (FL, GA, TX)to serve as a business partner to the Vans Regional  leadership team on various human resources programs and procedures in a retail environment. This position to be based in Tampa, FL, Atlanta, GA or Dallas, TX.

Amer Sports Portland Design Center, located in Portland, Ore., is looking for a Customer Service Rep to join the team in servicing its U.S. account base. You will be responsible for all customer service activities for Nikita & Bonfire.

SCOTT Sports is seeking a qualified individual for the full-time position of Dealer Services Rep for its Motosport division to be located in the company's new Salt Lake City, Utah office.

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

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.

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.

REV'IT, a global player in fashionable and functional motorcycle apparel with offices in the Netherlands and USA, is seeking a Passionate Community Manager to strengthen its marketing department in Brooklyn, NY.

Pearl Izumi is seeking a Development Manager with the passion, experience and drive to execute the development of the best possible, make-to-order, performance sports apparel for the world's top cycling, triathlon and run athletes. This position to be based in Louisville, Colo. (Boulder Area).

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 Merch/Footwear Manager- Americas
Product Merch/Apparel Manager- Americas
Payroll Specialist
Associate Footwear & Materials Developer
Footwear Product Line Manager
Fin. Planning and Analysis/Forecast Manager
Retail Leasing Manager (OD/AS)
Retail Facilities Coordinator
Transportation and Logistics Director 
Buyer - Apparel/Accessories

Haro Bikes is looking for a creative and talented Graphic Designer to help in its art department. This is a temporary in-house position to be based in Vista, Calif.

Bell Sports is on the lookout for an Events Manager to report to the Director of Bell Marketing in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area).

Quiksilver is looking for a Product Manager for the Accessories department, to join the team at headquarters in Huntington Beach, Calif. The Product Manager for Quiksilver Accessories will have in depth knowledge of the market, trends, innovation, competition, and product, at the regional, global, and customer level.

Olukai is committed to creating quality products for our customers while leaving the smallest footprint possible on the planet and is currently looking to fill "3" OPEN positions for its Irvine, Calif. location.
Product Line Manager - Men's
Marketing Assistant
Part-Time Administrative Assistant

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.

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.

Vans wants you to join its team as DC Processing Supervisor for the company's distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Vans is also looking for a Senior Operations Manager for the company's distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

 

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NEW! Pro-Tec and Dye Snow
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NEW! Dye Snow
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ACCESSORIES:
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EYEWEAR:
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Oakley Optical Channel
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ACTIVE WEAR:
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tasc Performance
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APPAREL:
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SPOTLIGHT! Vision Street Wear
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Iron Horse Jeans
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Independent Sales Representative - Multiple Territories 

PROTECTIVE GEAR: 
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Outside Sales Representative - New England 

DIGITAL PRINTING: 
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Outside Sales Representative - Multiple Territories 

BIKE: 
NEW! Triple Eight Distribution
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple Territories 

SPOTLIGHT! Intense Cycles
Independent Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories 

Earth, Wind & Rider
Independent Outside Sales Reps - All Territories 

A Leading Company in the Outdoor Sports Industry
Independent Field Sales Representatives - Southern California 

SUP:
Mistral SUP
Independent Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories 

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