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Globe Shoes is looking for a Senior Footwear Developer to work in its headquarters in Melbourne, AUSTRALIA or Mainland China offices. If you're looking to go abroad, or reading this in Australia, jump on it.

VANS, in Cypress, Calif. has THIRTY open positions right now. There might be one for you.

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.

Specialized Bicycles, in Morgan Hill, Calif. has a significant design opportunity open. Join the company as Senior Industrial Designer for your chance to shape the future.

Ariat International, located in Union City, CA (San Francisco Bay Area) is looking for an Online Sales Representative to focus on Lifestyle, Outdoor, and Work channels.

Smith is a family passionate, outdoor people headquartered in Ketchum, Idaho. Now is your chance to join the company as its next Graphic Designer.

Simms Fishing Products is a leader in the fishing industry driven to create growth and vitality in the community. The company builds trustworthy and angler-driven products. Join Simms in beautiful Bozeman, Mt. as its Logistics Manager.

Spectra USA, located in Chino, Calif. is a fast growing premium quality t-shirt company. The company's rapid & continued growth has created the need for an Account Managerwho is self-motivated and has a strong drive for success.

International accessories design and manufacturing group based in Los Angeles, Calif. is looking for two energetic, super-creative, detail-oriented, and organized people with experience in the Girls action sports market for the following roles:
1. Senior Designer
2. Product Line Manager - Accessories

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.

EVS Sports, a leader in protective gear for the Motocross and Street bike industries has three open positions at its headquarters in Rancho Dominguez (South Bay / Los Angeles):
1. Director of Administration
2. Purchasing Specialist
3. Graphic Designer

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. located in Brea, Calif. is looking for a Marine Accessory Specialist to administer all Marine Accessories, including sourcing, purchasing, inventory control, packaging, sales and marketing activities and new product development.

Tucker Rocky is a leading distributor of motorcycle and ATV aftermarket parts, accessories and apparel and is in need of a Sr. Graphic Designer to be located in Fort Worth, Tex.

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

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.

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.

ROKA Sports is seeking a Customer Experience Specialist to be based in Dallas, 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.

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.

La Mer Collections is a rapidly growing timepiece and accessories brand is searching for a bright and passionate self-starter to join its Marina Del Rey, Calif. based team as Ecommerce Manager.

May 12, 2014

SCOTT Sports is on the hunt for a Wintersports Product Manager to join the team at its new Salt Lake City, Utah office.

Dakine is looking for a Sales and Merchandising Planning Analyst to join the team in the Pacific Northwest paradise town of Hood River, Oregon.

NiteRider Technical Lighting Systems, an international leader in portable action sports lighting located in San Diego, Calif., is looking for a dynamic individual to join as Sales Manager.

Specialized Bicycle has several full-time Field Territory Manager positions open. Pick one. (PA/NJ/DE - OH/WV/PA - RI/CT/MA - IL/MI - South Florida/Miami)

5.11 Tactical, located in Irvine, Calif. has established itself as the fastest-growing and most well-known brand of tactical apparel, gear and functional products in the world. Two new opportunities to join the company:
1. Product Developer - Special Design Group
2. Senior Designer - Apparel

If you have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy a fast-paced environment then this Retail Allocator (Outlets) position at The North Face in Alameda, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area). This position is responsible for all replenishment functions supporting all retail locations of The North Face.

Quiksilver's headquarters, in Huntington Beach, Calif. rolls out two exciting new opportunities:
1. Head of Brand Marketing - ROXY
2. Administrative Assistant - Winter Sports

RVCA is looking for a Men's Patternmaker to create specification sheets based off of garment description, sample and sketches. This position is located in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Asics is looking for a Web Designer to join its team in Irvine, Calif. As a member of the Digital Marketing Department the Web Designer will execute creative needs for ASICS' online store.

Quiksilver is looking for a Global Marketing Operations Director, to join the team at headquarters in Huntington Beach, Calif.

prAna, located in Carlsbad, Calif. is looking for an Outbound Supervisor, Distribution Center/Warehouse to manage order fulfillment (picking and packing) and shipping functions to assure maximum efficiency, quality, and service at the lowest possible cost.

Kaenon is a fast-growing, premium eyewear brand located in Newport Beach, Calif. and is seeking enthusiastic and efficient part-time Warehouse Assistants.

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.

X-Treme Video distributes action-sports video contents and products specifically designed for extreme sports and is looking for a talented Digital Advertising Sales Manager, based in Carlsbad, Calif.

Rocket Dog, located in Los Angeles, Calif. is an unconventional company, and intends to stay that way. Here are two opportunities to join the marketing force:
Digital Marketing Manager
Ecommerce Content Manager

OluKai is looking for an Online Presence Coordinator for its Marketing Department located in Irvine, Calif. As the Online Presence Coordinator, you will be responsible for driving online marketing for OluKai.

May 9, 2014

DVS Shoes is on the search for a Graphic Designer / Production Artistto join the team in Westminster, Calif. DVS is a global footwear brand dedicated to inspiring youth to have fun and always push forward. (#allingoodfun)

Young & Reckless, located in DTLA, is looking for a Sales Assistantto join the team.

Red Bull Media House Film, responsible for producing, marketing and distributing the companies' film properties, is looking for a Film Marketing Coordinator to join the team in Santa Monica, Calif.

Quiksilver is looking for a Senior Payroll Specialist to join the team at headquarters in Huntington Beach, Calif.

DC Shoes is looking for a Footwear Designer eager to begin an exciting career in product creation. DC are looking for highly creative, motivated design graduates looking to help redefine the future of performance action sports footwear.

ACT Lab, located in Long Beach, Calif, 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, and more. The company is looking for a Sales Administration Assistant to join the team.

Craft beer fan who's a retail marketing expert? Perfect. Stone Brewing Company is looking for a Retail Marketing Manager to join at headquarters in Escondido, Calif. (North San Diego County)

Brooks, located in Seattle, Wash. is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. Brooks is looking for a Senior Patternmakerto join the company.

Brooks is also looking for a Retail Assistant Store Manager of it's Flagship location in Seattle, Wash.

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

The Clymb is looking to add a Buyer to its team in Portland, Ore. Seeking especially bike buyers. Expertise in outdoor apparel, gear, accessories is a must.

Lucky-13 is looking for an Art Production Manager to help lead and manage the creative efforts of the art department. This position is located in Costa Mesa, Calif.

A national, start-up Apparel Company focused on water action sports, is looking for a National Sales Manager that can be based off the East or West coast, to join the team.

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:
1. Patternmaker - Apparel, Bags, Accessories
2. Lead Sample Maker - Apparel & Accessories

ROKA Sports has "5" NEW Regional Sales Manager positions available across the country. Take your pick.
Southern California
Chicago, Illinois OR Twin Cities, Minnesota

New York, NY OR Boston, MA
Atlanta, GA or Central Florida
Dallas OR Austin, Texas

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.

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 a Media Relations Technician position based in Murrieta, Calif.

MTA Distributing is a leader in the aftermarket motorcycle and ATV industry, and is in search of a highly motivated Inside Sales Representative to join its team in Corona, Calif.

A 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.

May 8, 2014

Tui Marine is looking for an Online Specialist to join the team in Clearwater, FL. to work closely with various departments throughout the organization to support website development for the Sunsail brand.

Sole Technology, home to iconic and long-standing brands, is looking for a Staff Accountant (General Ledger)to join the team in Lake Forest, Calif.

The United States Ski and Snowboard Association is looking for a Graphic Designer to join the team at headquarters in Park City, Utah. Great organization and great location to combine your profession and passion.

This year, prAna celebrates 21 years in existence. This can be your first year with the company if you join as Assistant Store Managerat its San Francisco, Calif. store located at 1928 Fillmore St.

Any Mountain Stores, the proud recipient of the 2013 Bay Area Top Places to Work award, is looking to fill Retail Management Positions located in Redwood City, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

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.

INTENSE CYCLES, located in Temecula, Calif. has exciting developments happening and now is a great time to join the company as Art Director.

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.

Oakley, located in Foothill Ranch, Calif. has a spot open at the command bunker for a Footwear Developer.

SKLZ, located in Carlsbad, Calif. is looking for a Customer Operations Coordinator to join the team.

Mountain Hardwear, located in Richmond, Calif. (SF Bay Area) believes innovators go where no one has gone before and the company strives for disruptive innovation. Achieve that goal with Mountain Hardwear as its Apparel Quality Engineer.

i9 Media, in San Clemente, Calif. is a digital marketing agency looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant, with an emphasis in writing and community building, to join to work on the Flow Snowboards account.

VANS, located in Cypress, Calif. swings open the door for two outstanding opportunities:
Product Merchandiser - West Coast
Social Media Marketing Manager

You tire of convention and mediocrity. Nothing sets you on the edge more than the phrase "that's the way we've always done it" The passion you have for bringing authenticity to market keeps you from sleeping and you live to make the highest quality, performance enhancing products on the planet. If you are still reading, Fox Head, in Irvine, Calif. would like to talk to you about one of two open positions in its Racing Performance Product Division:
Product Developer
Senior Product Developer

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.

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

EVS Sports, a leader in protective gear for the Motocross and Street bike industry, is looking for a motivated, dynamic, Product Designer to become part of its team in Rancho Dominguez, Calif. (Los Angeles Area).

Agency GLOW, a boutique idea execution agency specializing in publicity, marketing and events seeks a full-time Publicity / Social Media Coordinator to assist in the development and implementation of communications strategies for a roster of clients specializing in the world of active, design, performance and health. The position will be based at Agency GLOW's offices in San Clemente, Calif. and/or Venice, Calif.

bebe, located in Los Angeles, Calif. has two opportunities at its studio:
Online Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Program / Traffic Manager

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

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.

May 7, 2014

Brooks Sports, Inc. in Seattle, Wash. is in need of an experienced Senior Patternmaker. If you have 10+ years of patternmaking and grading experience, with an emphasis on speed and accuracy then apply today.

TaylorMade Golf Brands, located in Carlsbad, Calif., is in need of a Digital Marketing Coordinator. You will work to create, execute, and analyze online marketing activities, with particular focus on organic, search, paid search, and email programs.

Vans has an amazing opportunity for a Social Media Marketing Manager to work directly with the Sr Social Marketing Manager in the development of digital marketing campaigns and editorial content across a variety of Vans product categories and demographics. You will be based in Cypress, Calif.

Volcom is looking for a Development Manager for Boardshorts to join the team at headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif. The Develop manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the product development calendar, and execution of the product.

Oakley, headquartered in Foothill Ranch, Calif., is on the hunt for an experienced Apparel Developer. Must be willing to learn or grow within an intense, fast paced environment. Able to take on projects without assistance or supervision.

Tucker Rocky Distributing is in need of a Senior Graphic Designer located in Fort Worth, Tex. Tucker Rocky offers tens of thousands of products from the finest brands for street, custom, touring and off-road motorcycles as well as ATV's and UTV's.

goldbug is looking for an experienced Accessories 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.

Zoot Sports, a division of K2 Sports, has an opening for a Tech Rep/Grass Roots Coordinator to work in Texas.

A Confidential Company is on the hunt for a Retail Merchandiser to be based in Honolulu, HI. The purpose of this position is to sell through the product at retail and to execute our on-floor programs and product initiatives at the retail level to drive sales growth. Position will service store locations in Hawaii.

A Confidential Leading Brand in the outdoor, action sports, and motorsports industries, located in Spokane, Wash. is seeking a Vice President of Operations. A small 20-person, yet rapidly growing company sold across 1000 independent retailers world wide.

Aviator Nation is looking to expand its retail team and has several Sales Associate positions open in the following locations in California: Venice, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica, Costa Mesa.

Cozy Orange creates eco-friendly yoga and studio wear that inspires the practice of yoga, active lifestyles and the quest for holistic balance and is on the hunt for a full-time Field Sales Rep to cover the Southern California territory. You will be based in Carlsbad, Calif.

LSTN has restored hearing to 15,000+ people in the United States, Peru, Uganda and Kenya and its purpose is connecting people globally through music and sound. The company, headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., is looking to fill "2" NEW positions - check them out and apply today.
Sales Manager
Office Coordinator

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.

O'Neill is looking for a highly motivated and hard working individual to fill the role of Men's Digital Marketing Coordinator based in Irvine, Calif. The ideal candidate has 1-3 years of proven digital marketing experience, with a focus on social media.

O'Neill is also looking for a Graphic Designer to support its Women's Apparel department. You will be based in Irvine, Calif.

DC Shoes is looking for a Senior Footwear Designer to join the team at headquarters in Huntington Beach, Calif. This position will be responsible for the creation of new innovative design solutions for high performance and consumer focused action sports footwear.

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

Lamo Footwear is looking for a Warehouse Manager to join its team in La Canada, Calif. You will ensure operational excellence in the warehouse by providing leadership to the warehouse employees, driving process improvements, coordinating the allocation of resources, controlling expenses, and promoting a safe work environment.

Absolute Board Co is looking for a Retail Marketing Coordinator to join the team in Oceanside, Calif. This position will be responsible for assisting the US Marketing Manager in developing and executing a dynamic retail marketing strategy consistent with the company's objectives of sales, growth, profitability and visibility.

Sport Chalet is looking for a Buyer to join the team in La Canada, Calif. The company is looking for looking for a highly motivated individual who has a passion for the industry and lifestyle brand we promote. Success in this role could lead into a planner or senior buyer role, or other roles within Merchandising or eCommerce.

Sport Chalet is also looking to fill "2" NEW positions based in Van Nuys, Calif.
Data Entry Specialist - Team Sales
Customer Service Support Associate

C1RCA is seeking an experienced & outgoing In-House Sales Representative to be based in Oceanside, Calif. As an in house sales representative you will be responsible for generating sales and maintain relations with customers where an outside sales representative is not available.

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.

A Confidential Company based in San Diego, Calif. is in search of a Brand Manager. The Brand Manager will have the responsibility of supervision and oversight of the direction of the brand.

INTERNSHIP:
If you are looking to break into the action sports industry and are currently attending school, look no further. O'Neill has "3" INTERNSHIP positions available in Irvine, Calif. Apply today.
Marketing Intern
Sales Intern
Men's Merchandising Intern

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