Sporting Goods Associations and Sports Employers Links

SPORTING GOODS ASSOCIATIONS AND CONTACTS INFORMATION

Canadian Sporting Goods Association
http://www.csga.ca

National Sporting Goods Association
www.nsga.org

HEADHUNTERS AND AGENCIES FOR SPORTING GOODS CAREERS



Sports Group International

Management, sales, marketing, international, and product design and development. clients include Eddie Bauer, Brunswick, Wilson, Spalding, Nike, etc.

SportSearch

Higher level executive recruiting in the Sports and Entertainment industries.

Cook Associates, Inc.

Executive search firm in the sporting goods industry.

Re:Search International

Joe Sheridan

Sales rep recruiting and training.

SPORTING GOODS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION

S.G.M.A. sporting goods industry job listings. Lots of lower to middle management and sales positions. Use the menu for “Industry” to “Job Postings.” Samples:

Sales Category: Sales Business Development
Qualifications/Job Description: Seeking direct sales persons to sell a new line of game bats, training bats and training systems to coaches and athletic directors in all regions of the US, Canada, Mexico and other Latin American locations. Will also provide support to resellers in your territory. Local self starters needed to work in their regions. Experience in baseball mandatory. Must be able to use a computer to report sales activity in your region, both yours and competitors.
Location: Cleveland, OH
Application Notes: Unique baseball & softball bats for little league, junior high, high school, college, senior leagues
Salary Info: Commensurate, with incentives

MARKETING

Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association

SGMA International
www.sgma.com

LEADING SPORTING GOODS COMPANIES

Rawlings Sporting Goods Co.- www.rawlings.com

St. Louis MO

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. – www.wilsonsports.com

SPORTING GOODS COMPANIES RECOGNIZED ON FORTUNE MAGAZINE?S “100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR”

W.L. Gore and REI  have been included in the list every year since the first list was done in 1997. Timberland and Nike have made the list a number of times.

The rankings are as follows:



W.L. Gore (22) – http://www.gore.com

GORE-TEX® fabric has revolutionized protective outerwear.

REI (69) – http://www.rei.com/

REI is the nation’s largest consumer cooperative with more than 2.8 million members. REI attributes its reputation to employees’ knowledge of the outdoors and outdoor equipment and helping any customer, from novice to the highly accomplished, prepare for their outdoor adventures

Timberland (not on current Top 100 list) – http://www.timberland.com

Timberland clothing will “Make it better”

Nike (not on current Top 100 list) – http://www.nike.com

This sporting goods giant has headquarters in the Portland, Oregon area, but is everywhere.

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