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B$Z: CONTOUR Announces Global Distribution Partners

 

SKATE: Dew Tour Announces 2014 Skate Schedule

 

Exposure: The Sheckler Foundation's Skate for a Cause

 

EMP: Former VeloNews.com editor Brian Holcombe joins Backbone Media

 

EMP: Billabong Appoints Jeff Streader as Global Chief Operating Officer (COO)

 

MOTO: Ryan Villopoto Becomes Inaugural Toyota Triple Challenge Champion with MetLife Stadium Victory

 

SURF: Surfrider Foundation Unveils International Surfing Day on June 20

 

EMP: Incase Names Mark Miller as Global President

 

B$Z: Skullcandy Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

 

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SURF: ASP Announces Acquisition of Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards

 

SKATE: The Sheckler Foundation's Skate for a Cause Pro Lineup Stacks Up

 

MOTO: 2014 AMSOIL AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championships Set for Las Vegas

 

B$Z: Lucasfilm, Disney and NEFF Announced Today the Upcoming Star Wars Legion Exhibition

 

B$Z: Nite Ize Official Headlamp Sponsor of Ragnar Relay Race Series

 

BIKE: ElliptiGO Announces First "Get On The Map" Program Challenge

 

WEB: The Devil's Toy Redux Now Online at NFB.ca

 

SURF: 25th Annual Waterman's Weekend Dates Set, Honorees Announced

 

B$Z: Strategic investor group led by CEO Bernard Mariette purchases majority stake in Coalision Inc.

 

GEAR: SheShreds.co 2014 Spring/Summer Signature Line and Wakeboard Collection Are Finally Here

 

SURF: High School Teams to Compete at Oakley High School Surf Team Challenge Saturday

 

SURF: The ISA Welcomes Lebanon as its 84th Member Nation

 

B$Z: Columbia Sportswear Company to Purchase prAna Lifestyle Apparel Brand

 

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Clean Energy, a pure, more efficient form of natural energy for athletes and others to get the edge they need, is looking for an experienced Sales Manager. This individual can be based anywhere and will be responsible for US sales including the retail areas of outdoor, cycling, climbing, running, etc.

Zappos.com, Inc. is looking for a Senior Outlet Strategy Manager to work with 6pm.com team to organize synergies to cross-promote the online brand. This position is located in Las Vegas, Nev.

Lost International is a leader in the surf and skate industries and is looking for aGraphic Designer to join its team. This is a full-time position located in Irvine, Calif. Freelance work will not be considered.

Dope is on the lookout for an experienced full time Sales Representative to manage and run the West Coast Sales territory. This position is based in downtown Los Angeles, Calif. and will require significant time on the road.

L*Space Swimwear, an established fast growing premium swimwear manufacturer based in Irvine, Calif., is seeking an International & Domestic Sales Coordinator to be a part of the sales department.

BRG Sports, located in Scotts Valley, Calif., is looking for a Director - Global Supply Chain Planning to join the company.

Sole Technology is currently on the lookout for a Controller to be a part of our Accounting. You will be report to the VP Finance and will be responsible for the management of global accounting functions, directly or indirectly through subordinate supervisors or staff members. This position is located in Lake Forest, Calif.

Lucky 13 is The Original brand that has defined vintage Americana, edginess and individual style and is on the hunt for a Sales Account Manager. You will be based in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Vans, based in Cypress, Calif., has "2" OPEN positions available for you. Don't miss this opportunity to join one of the original action sports brands! 
Visual Merchandiser - West Coast 
Senior Director - Consumer Marketing Americas

DisplayIt Inc is looking for an Account Coordinator / Project Manager to join the team in Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Vix Swimwear is looking for an E-Commerce Merchandise Coordinator to join the team in San Diego, Calif.

Melton, located in Anaheim, Calif. is looking for a Purchasing Pro with a strong background in outdoor apparel and footwear and desire to grow with a leader in the big game fishing tackle industry to join on as its Buyer - Softgoods. 

Wish Atlanta has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a strong retail and business background to join its team as Director of Retail Operations. This position is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

EVO, a leading multi-channel retail brand that addresses the unique lifestyle needs of the urban action sports market, is looking for a Merchandise Planner to join the team in Seattle, Wash.

Boa Technology is seeking an Engineering Technician located in Denver, Colo. This position is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the Boa Lab and Machine Shop necessary to fully support the Engineering Department's role in the development of new product.

Gold, Inc. is in need of an awesome entry to mid-level Associate Product Manager to assist in the development of assigned products. This position is located in Aurora, Colo. (Denver Area).

Pearl Izumi is seeking a full time Patternmaker / Fit Specialist in Louisville, Colo. (Boulder area). The Patternmaker/Fit Specialist is the engineer of the fit for the company's Product. Relocation options are available for this position.

ROKA Sports is seeking a Customer Experience Specialist to be based inDallas, Tex. (Downtown). This is a critical role at ROKA. The perfect Specialist can understand and articulate the customer need, and can help design internal policies and processes to make sure we deliver amazing service day in and day out.

The Simms organization is growing and is looking to fill a Product Developer - Technical Packs, Bags & Luggage position. This is a full-time, in-house role based in Bozeman, Montana.

Simms, based in Bozeman, Montana, is also looking to fill the Logistics Manager position. In this role, you must be ready to manage the entire worldwide logistics process to deliver products to customers on time and at a competitive cost.

Asics is looking to add a Customer Service Supervisor to its team in Irvine, Calif. You will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities of a team of representatives responding to customer inquiries regarding orders, billing and technical problem notifications.

Leemarc, an Apparel Manufacturer based in North County San Diego, Calif., is looking for a Graphic Designer/Production Artist to put a fashion forward design spin on their clothing line. Check it out and apply if you have what it takes!

DC Shoes is seeking a full-time well-rounded Graphic Designer to join our marketing creative design team in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Dc Shoes is also looking for a Copywriter to join the Marketing team in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Quiksilver, based in Huntington Beach, Calif., continues to grow and has "2" OPEN positions available for you today, check them out! 
Copywriter - Quiksilver Marketing 
Global PLM Support Lead

5.11 Tactical, located in Irvine, Calif., creates superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting and EMS professionals. 5.11 has TWO immediate opportunities to join its team: 
Technical Product Designer/Developer 
Technical Design Manager - Outerwear and Knits

Rastaclat is looking for an Office Coordinator to join the team in Long Beach, Calif. The Office Coordinator will manage internal projects, including research and analysis, maintaining supplies and equipment, picking up and delivering items and serving domestic, international and online customers.

Wetsand Surf is looking for an E-Commerce Product Manager to join its creative and innovative small team in Ventura, Calif. 

LivinTheDream is a full service representation firm specializing in the sale of sporting goods to markets in Northern California and Northern Nevada and is on the hunt for a Sales Associate to be based in San Francisco, Calif.

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

Haro Bikes is in search of a highly motivated Inside Sales Representative to join the team at its Vista, Calif. Headquarters.

An Aggressive Private Label Manufacturer with over 28 years experience servicing the production needs of major brands in the Action Sports / Motorsports / Outdoor industries is on the lookout for a Product Developer / Accounts Manager who can handle all aspects of product development from concept through to delivery to customer's door. This position is located in Irvine, Calif.

INTERNSHIP: 
ROOK
 is a men's street wear/apparel brand that is looking for a highly motivated Marketing Intern who can be a good fit with the team and assist in quick growth. This position will be located in Irvine, Calif.

May 5, 2014

X-Treme Video is looking for a General Manager to head the EQ Brand, a brand of wellness products designed to protect you and the elements, enhance performance and generate well-being. This position will be located in Carlsbad, Calif.

X-Treme Video, based in Carlsbad, Calif., is also looking for an experienced International Sales Manager for the EQ Brand.

KLIM is in need of a highly experienced Product Line Manager to be responsible for overall category planning and the product creation process of Technical Outerwear and Apparel. This position is located in Rigby, Idaho.   

Fuse, a youth marketing agency that connects brands with teens and young adults through sports, music, fashion, gaming and other interests, is looking for a Creative Services Director to join the team in Burlington, VT.

One Distribution, home of Krew & Supra, is looking for an Assistant Manager to run the Supra Retail store in New York City, NY.

Manduka is looking for a local Sales Representative to drive that growth and represent the company's brand values in the tri-state area. This position is located in the Metro New York City Region.

Manduka is a leader of high-performance, innovative and eco-conscious yoga products located in El Segundo, Calif.  The company has two open positions:
International Sales Representative 
New Business Key Account Executive

ASICS, located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Web Designer to join its team as a member of the Digital Marketing Department to execute creative needs for ASICS' online store, online retail partners, social media channels, and other ASICS online properties.

Don't want to work for a giant disconnected organization? Want to be part of an awesome ride? Then check out this Supply Chain Manager position for Sun Bum, a high quality brand of sun care products specifically formulated for people who live and love in the sun. This position is based in Carlsbad, Calif.

Tilly's is looking for a bilingual (English / Spanish) HR Generalist to join the team at company headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

Spektrum Mfg. is an apparel design and manufacturing company, based in Santa Ana, Calif., that specializes in services from developing for private labels to producing garments for notable brands.  Spektrum has two open positions:
In-House Sales Representative 
Juniors Graphic Designer 

May  2, 2014

The Clymb is looking to add a Buyer - Cycling Products to its team in Portland, Ore.  Expertise in apparel, gear, accessories is a must.

Salty Design Foundry, located in Newport Beach, Calif. is an award winning full-service creative communications studio specializing in thoughtful brand, design and advertising.  SDF is looking for a Graphic Designer to join the creative team.

TransWorld SNOWboarding has an exciting new opportunity for a knowledgeable Product Editor to join the team at the Carlsbad, California office.

VANS, located in Cypress, Calif. is looking for a Senior Planning Manager to join its Footwear department.

DC Shoes, located in Huntington Beach, Calif. is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to join its snow team.

Oakley, headquarters compound located in Foothill Ranch, Calif. has two open positions:
Sales Coordinator Lead
Internal Brand Specialist

EVS Sports, located in Rancho Dominguez, Calif. (Los Angeles) is a leader in the protective gear for the Motocross and Street bike industry.  EVS is looking for a motivated, dynamic, Director of Administration.

ROKA Sports is seeking a Product Development Specialist with the experience, ability and passion to develop the world's best performance sports apparel. This position, located in Dallas, Tex. (Downtown), will focus specifically on swimwear, triathlon and other active sportswear.

North County San Diego active wear manufacturer is searching for a qualified full-time Product Developer who can work closely with other departments to develop and execute seasonal clothing lines.

Jenson USA is looking to add to its team in Riverside, Calif. Check out the "4" NEW positions available for you today! 
Search Engine Marketer (SEM) 
Gear Advisor (Sales/Customer Service) 
Buyer - Bicycle Products 
Web Merchandising Coordinator

Travis Mathew, located in Huntington Beach, Calif. is a progressive lifestyle apparel company specializing in the golf market. Join the company as a Corporate Sales Rep.

Eddie Bauer, located in Bellevue, Wash. (Seattle area), is looking to fill "3" OPEN positions. Apply today!
Senior Product Line Manager 
Merchandise Manager - Women's 
Senior Designer - Women's Outerwear

prAna is in need of an Executive Assistant/Office Coordinator to provide high-level executive administrative support for the Executive Team based in Carlsbad, Calif.

KORAL ACTIVEWEAR, a luxury activewear label that re-imagines the way fashion meets fitness, is currently looking for a talented Design Assistant to support its women's design team.

bebe, located in Los Angeles, Calif., is looking for a Retail Marketing Manager to be responsible for all marketing that directly affects the brick-and-mortar bebe retail locations.

J!NX located in San Diego, Calif. is currently seeking a full-time Art Director to lead its experienced Art Department.

Dita Eyewear, located in Costa Mesa, Calif. is looking for a highly creative Junior Graphic Designer to help produce powerful, on-brand advertising material for print and web.

Stone Brewing Co. is in need of a Company Store Lead to join its team in Escondido, Calif.

Metal Mulisha, a pioneer in FMX located in Irvine, Calif. opens to door for two full-time positions and summer Internships.  Pick one!
Assistant Merchandiser
Product Developer
INTERNSHIPS
INTERN - Men's Graphic Design
INTERN - merchandising
INTERN - Marketing Intern-Events and Promotions

Makita USA, Inc. is in need of an Associate Brand Manager looking to join a great company with a strong commitment to quality and performance. You will be based in La Mirada, Calif.

Matiere/Modevi is looking for a TEMPORARY Apparel Developer, with knowledge of the entire product development process from tech pack to delivery, to join the team in Newport Beach, Calif.

Independent Trading Co seeks a Graphic Design/Product Developer to create designs that engage, attract and sell; develops or acquires images used in a variety of creative projects, including advertisements, email marketing, brochures, corporate identity, packaging, presentations, websites, displays and signage. This position is located in San Clemente, Calif.

5.11 Tactical, located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for Male Fit Models.  Check your sizes.

May 1, 2014

Do you have a passion for extreme sports, digital platforms and owning and driving content strategy to build a brand? Then you have got to check out this amazing opportunity for a Creative Director/Managing Editor for Alma Extrema in Miami, Fla. Alma Extrema is a new digital first multi-platform brand launched by Univision in partnership with Red Bull Media House that aims to be the premier adventure sports and lifestyle offering for Hispanics in the US.

DAKINE is a leading manufacturer of top quality packs, bags and accessories designed for action sports athletes and is looking to fill "5" OPEN positions located in Hood River, Ore. - check it out!
Graphic Designer 
Technical Designer/Patternmaker 
Product Line Manager - Outerwear 
Product Line Manager - Women's Packs 
Product Developer - Outerwear

Robson Forensic is a multi-discipline forensic engineering firm with offices throughout the U.S. and is in need of a Bicycle Designer/Engineer. This position is available immediately on a full time or contractor basis and is available in multiple locations nationwide. Relocation may be required.

Volcom is looking for a Latin America Customer Service Associate to join the team at headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Mammoth Mountain has a rare opportunity for a Managing Director of Retail Operations. The Director of Retail, to be based in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., is responsible for the management of Mammoth Mountain's Retail Division, its financial growth and all operations.

Amazing Grass, the leading producer and distributor of organic Green SuperFoods, is in need of a Direct Sales Rep to cover the Northern California/Bay Area territory. This is a full-time, salaried position, and will be based in or around the San Francisco Bay Area.

O'Neill is in need of a Retail Key Holder for its store in Anaheim, Calif. The Key Holder is responsible for executing the direction of the Store Manager and the Corporate Office to achieve business results and much more.

WaveJet is looking for an experienced Sales and Social Media Coordinator to join the team at the Santee, Calif. location. This is a dynamic position that requires someone with a broad skill set from a sales and marketing background.

SKLZ, located in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for a Team Sports Sales Representative. You will be responsible for working directly with colleges, high schools, club team sports, and other athletic organizations to acquire customers.

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) is in need of a Marine Accessory Specialist who will be based within the Parts & Accessories Sales Department at the company's headquarters in Brea, Calif.

Tilly's, based in Irvine, Calif., is looking to fill "3" NEW positions. Check them out and apply today!
Programmer 
Merchandise Analyst 
HR Bilingual Generalist (English/Spanish)

CamelBak Products LLC is the worldwide leader and originator of "hands-free" personal hydration systems and sells its product in more than 40 countries around the world. The company currently has "5" NEW amazing positions available at its headquarters in Petaluma, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) - check them out!
Product Developer 
Marketing Coordinator - Events
 
Customer Service Rep - Consumer Warranty 
International Sales Coordinator 
Industrial Design Manager

A leading global surf and snow brand in the action sports industry has vacancy for an In-House Sales Manager with a strong will to succeed. This position will be based in South Orange County, Calif.

Confidential Active Wear Manufacturer is searching for a qualified full-time Product Developer who can work closely with other departments to develop and execute seasonal clothing lines. This position is located in North County San Diego, Calif.

A small and rapidly growing brand in the outdoor, action sports, and motorsports industries, with products sold across 1000 independent retailers worldwide, is seeking to fill the position of Vice-President of Operations. Working from Spokane, Wash. and reporting to the CEO, VP will have a proven track record in operational management, problem solving, team building, and growth scaling.

KTM North America, Inc., a global leader in the off-road motorcycle competition and developer and producer of street motorcycles, continues to grow and is looking to fill "3" NEW positions based in Murrieta, Calif. 
Media Relations Technician 
Homologation & Compliance Coordinator 
Race Team Technical Specialist / Mechanic

INTERNSHIP
O'Neill is looking for a Men's Merchandising Intern located 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 for course credit only.

Looking for an internship this summer? Tilly's is hiring creative and talented students to join its growing team as Finance and Buying Interns based in Irvine, Calif.

April 30, 2014

Are you a kickass apparel designer? Do you want to work with cool people at a growing company with loads of opportunity? Then check out this Men's Apparel Designer position available at Zumiez in Lynwood, Wash. 

Do you want to come work with the most innovative cycling brand in the world!? Take a look at this Senior Industrial Designer position at Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. based in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Amuse Society, a division of Stokehouse Unlimited, is looking for a Production and Sourcing Coordinator to join the team in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Obey is looking for a Human Resources Generalist to join the team in Irvine, Calif. to manage the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office.

Ocean Minded is looking to add a Marketing Manager to its team in San Clemente, Calif. The Marketing Manager will support the Ocean Minded Brand in its efforts to position itself as the leader in footwear, apparel and accessories products.

Fox Head, Inc. is on the hunt for an Associate Bike Apparel Designer to be based in Irvine, Calif. The Associate Bike Apparel Designer shall be responsible for design support to the Senior Bike Designer for apparel and accessories including performance tops, bottoms, outerwear, gloves and other accessories associated with mountain biking.

DC Shoes, located in Huntington Beach, Calif. is looking for a Product Manager to join the team! The Product Manager is responsible for leading the footwear category's planning and product creation process from concept through commercialization.

Quiksilver, based in Huntington Beach, Calif., continues to grow and has "3" OPEN positions available for you today, check them out! 
Sales Ops Coordinator - Canada 
Production Artist - Quiksilver Marketing 
Production Artist - Roxy Marketing

La Mer Collections is a rapidly growing timepiece and accessories brand in search of a bright and passionate E-Commerce Manager to join its Los Angeles, Calif.based team.

goldbug is looking for an experienced Designer to join the Design and Merchandising team! This individual, to be based in Aurora, Colo. (Denver Area), will design infant apparel, accessories and travel products for major national retailers.

Travis Mathew is a progressive lifestyle apparel company specializing in the golf market and is on the hunt for a Sales Operations Manager to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Travis Mathew is also on the hunt for a Demand Planner to be based in Huntington Beach, Calif.

 

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Independent Sales Reps - Northeast | Southeast | Additional Available

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Independent Outside Sales Representative - Multiple Territories 

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Living Onelove 
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Dije California  
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Filament Brand 
Independent Outside Sales Reps - Multiple U.S. Territories 

FOOD: 
Go Fast Energy Gum
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple Territories

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