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2014 Best Places to Work in NJ
Phillip Jeffries, the world's leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 35 years, and has been named one of the BEST PLACES TO WORK IN NJ for 2014. With a diverse collection of product, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney's New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world.

We are searching for the right team players to join our amazing team. Individuals must fit within our corporate culture and be dedicated to the growth of our business.

What's in it for you?
A unique culture that includes...
...Annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
...Employee-hosted "Wow! Fun! Months" and "PJ Family Dinner"
...Annual Holiday Party and Picnic
...Business casual dress code

Benefits...
...Competitive salary
...Paid Time Off
...Medical, dental and vision benefits
...Flexible Spending Account
...Pension Profit Sharing Plan
...Bonus Program

If you're looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

If interested in any of the career opportunities listed below, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@phillipjeffries.com for immediate consideration.
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Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources Department
At Phillip Jeffries, our people are our best asset! We are searching for a dynamic and hands-on individual to lend support to all of the performance functions of our company. The ideal candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills, be extremely detail-oriented and possess a passion for seeing people grow.

If youre looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to the Director of Human Resources.

What you will be doing:
Hiring
1. Post role descriptions on recruiting sites
2. Conduct screening calls
3. Coordinate multi-stage interview schedules including in-person, telephone, video conference and offsite
4. Arrange travel for out-of-state candidates
5. Liaise with recruiting agencies
6. Develop a bench of top talent
7. Prepare new hire packets
8. Coordinate completing of Onboarding Plans with supervisors
9. Develop internship program
10. Represent Phillip Jeffries via on-campus career fairs
Culture
1. Assist with execution of our annual Spirit Week initiative
2. Assist with rollout of our companys Great & Worthy Purpose
3. Inspire organization to choose to be motivated, engaged and passionate about their roles
4. Participate in and ensure execution of monthly Wow Fun Months
5. Assist with evaluating annual company feedback and identifying opportunities for improvement
6. Assist with corporate culture training initiatives
7. Oversee company Welcoming Committee
Training & Development
1. Assist with creation of performance tools for all internal and external training initiatives
2. Coordinate training surveys for both internal and external training initiatives
3. Compile survey data to assess training and development opportunities
4. Coordinate Phillip Jeffries University preparations (i.e. logistics, training materials, agendas, event setup, etc.)
5. Own Phillip Jeffries University training manual
HR Management
1. Track paid time off
2. Maintain personnel files
3. Maintain I-9 files

Must have:
1. Upbeat, positive energy
2. 2-3 years recruiting experience
3. Superior interpersonal abilities
4. Ability to collaborate and work autonomously
5. Aptitude for managing multiple projects simultaneously
6. Strong organizational skills
7. Timely, consistent follow-up skills
8. Excellent communication skills (verbal, nonverbal, written, listening)
9. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
10. High ethical standards
11. Personify learning mode
12. Experience driving company culture
13. Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
14. BA degree preferred
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Showroom Manager in Boston, Sales Department

Phillip Jeffries is opening a corporate showroom in Boston and searching for a high energy individual that that is excited about making an impact from day one! As the Showroom Manager, you will be responsible for opening a new showroom assisting with project management, coordinating with cross-functional teams to ensure systems and processes are in place, and onboarding the new showroom staff. The ideal candidate will have sales and management experience (interior design industry and/or luxury retail sales is ideal). Most importantly, the Showroom Manager will be the brand ambassador in Boston market, maintaining Phillip Jeffries unique culture and image from afar!

If youre looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to National Sales Manager.

What you will be doing:

Sales Growth
1. Grow sales in Boston market
2. Direct all activities required to achieve sales goals via service and marketing standards
3. Manage sales through developing new and existing Phillip Jeffries clientele
4. Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual recaps covering sales performance, analysis of performance and key objectives

Brand Ambassador
1. Be responsible for evolving the ultimate guest experience
2. Be an ambassador and help increase Phillip Jeffries brand awareness
3. Be willing to entertain with sales staff and top designers
4. Attend industry events, dinners, etc.
5. Be point person for local marketing opportunities and communicate to corporate Marketing
6. Own and oversee all showroom events
7. Liaise with National Sales Manager and Executive Leadership

World Class Customer Service and Operations
1. Deliver world class customer service at all times
2. Ensure best practices for issue resolution, returns, etc.
3. Communicate feedback regarding service failures/customer concerns to corporate
4. Ensure maintenance of the overall image of the Phillip Jeffries showroom including (i.e. overseeing showroom updates and displays are installed to corporate standard in a timely manner)
5. Oversee sample stock replenishment and general showroom supplies
6. Ensure performance standards meet the goals of the company

Human Resources
1. Coach and motivate a high performing team
2. Oversee scheduling of the showroom ensuring coverage for breaks, vacations, etc.
3. Conduct monthly one-to-one meetings with all direct reports
4. Assist with recruiting and training of all new team members
5. Create and execute individual development plans
6. Ensure a working environment that feels safe and reflects the core values of Phillip Jeffries
7. Communicate company initiatives/objects to team

Miscellaneous
1. Be responsible for opening and closing the showroom
2. Be available to be onsite in the event of an emergency
3. Offer recommendations for new technology when needed
4. Oversee system and process development
5. Oversee change management process
6. Visit corporate headquarters a minimum of 1 time per quarter and/or when requested
7. Attend National Sales/General Manager meetings and other PJ hosted events

Must have:
1. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
2. Experience in sales and management
3. Background in interior design industry and/or luxury retail sales
4. Proven leadership skills
5. Ability to work both independently and as a part of team
6. Self-motivated
7. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
8. Outstanding follow up
9. Customer-centric mentality
10. Capable and flexible in handling diverse responsibilities
11. Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
12. Computer literate
13. BA degree preferred

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Outside Sales Representative in Boston, Sales Department
Our Sales team is searching for a Rock Star Sales Representative to service the Boston market that knows the Interior Design Industry and has fans throughout! The ideal candidate will fit within our corporate culture and be dedicated to GROWING the client base and market shares in New England. Interior design industry and/or luxury retail sales experience is a plus. This is an incredible and rare opportunity to join a fast paced environment within a rapidly growing team.

Servicing the luxury industry requires a specific set of skills and knowledge therefore the right candidate will be required to have a background and/or education in the interior design industry. Along with this, they will need to be organized, self-disciplined, a high achiever, have a willingness to learn and GROW, and have a PASSION FOR SALES!

If youre looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to the National Sales Manager.

What you will be doing:

Sales Ambassador
1. Grow sales in the Boston market
2. Ensure mastery-level product knowledge
3. Become a trusted resource and develop lasting relationships with clientele
4. Promote sales through new and existing Phillip Jeffries clientele
5. Successfully manage and overcome customer objections
6. Be an ambassador and sell the Phillip Jeffries brand
7. Schedule product presentations for both new collections as well as existing product
8. Present the brand to ensure that it is memorable
9. Communicate client reaction and needs via sales software
10. Create weekly call reports
11. Interact with Customer Service when issues escalate
12. Follow up with sample requests
13. Be willing to entertain with sales staff and top designers
14. Attend industry events, dinners, etc.
15. Participate in Trade Shows

Must have:
1. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
2. Passion for sales
3. 3 5 years selling experience
4. Entrepreneurial spirit
5. Team player
6. Self-motivated, self-directed
7. Strong organizational skills
8. Outstanding follow up
9. Customer-centric mentality
10. Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
11. Computer literate
12. BA degree preferred
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Sales Administrator/Executive Assistant to President
Our team is searching for a high performing, hardworking individual that is looking to make an impact. In this role, the Sales Administrator/Executive Assistant will be responsible for successfully supporting the President of the company as well as the field Sales Managers. The ideal candidate wants to be a part of a high energy, fast growing company, is extremely meticulous and organized always hitting deadlines!

If youre looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to the President.

What you will be doing:


Sales Administration for Sales Managers
1. Act as eyes and ears for National and Regional Sales Managers
2. Speak on behalf of the National and Regional Sales Manager during daily company meetings
3. Update weekly travel report and keep sales management team on track with due dates
4. Prepare and send weekly territory reports for respective markets sales management will be traveling to
5. Create and manage the events calendar in conjunction with the marketing team
6. E-mail sales reports, dashboards, scorecards, client lists and best seller lists in advance of quarterly calls
7. Assist with updating road kits
8. Assist with meeting arrangements while sales management team is at corporate
9. Follow through with thank you cards and gifts to the field
10. Liaise with Customer Service Manager to keep sales management up to date on any matters that need to be communicated to the field

Executive Assistant to President
1. Right hand to President
2. Coordinate travel arrangements
3. Oversee Presidents calendar (arrange meetings, schedule appointments, etc.)
4. Manage expense reports
5. Maintain detailed list of contacts
6. Prepare reports using Excel
7. File and retrieve corporate documents, records and reports
8. Maintain confidentiality where advised
9. Attend meetings and record minutes
10. Plan on and offsite meetings
11. Create memos, letters and other documents as needed

Must have:
1. Excellent organizational, time management and follow up skills
2. Ability to anticipate needs
3. Self-motivated, ability to work independently
4. Ability to prioritize and multitask
5. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
6. Communicates clearly and listens actively
7. High performer
8. Strong attention to detail
9. Proactive approach to problem solving
10. Excellent computer skills including MS Word and Excel
11. Proficient PowerPoint and Access skills
12. Polished, professional presentation (phone, in-person and over e-mail)
13. Minimum of 2 years experience supporting senior level roles
14. Bachelors degree preferred
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Warehouse Manager, Logistics Department
Our team is searching for a highly motivated, dynamic and hands-on Warehouse/Logistics Manager to drive operational excellence across all warehouse functions. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, leadership and communication skills and be committed to fostering a positive work environment.

The Warehouse/Logistics Manager will be responsible for overseeing all daily operations, leading and mentoring the workforce, analyzing and improving processes in order to realize our vision of being the Worlds Best Natural, Textured and Specialty Wallcovering Company! This role will use tools such as Accellos WMS, Excel, Visio, Word, World Ship and FedEx Ship Manager to monitor, analyze, strategize and execute plans in order to hit quarterly and yearly goals for the overall Logistics operation. Projects include, but are not limited to, re-engineering processes, creating mentoring programs for key roles, managing inventory and supply inventory both in-house and at vendor facilities, streamline the production and ordering of sample stock, and determining, monitoring and sharing key business and performance metrics to staff as well as the executive team.

This position is on-site at our single facility in Fairfield, NJ and is stationed on the warehouse floor. Candidate must be willing to open (8:30am) and close (7:30pm) on certain days as well as manage the opening and closing schedule for the team. In addition, must be willing to get their hands dirty in order to learn all facets of the operation and lead by example.

If youre looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to the Director of Operations.

What you will be doing:
1. Monitor productivity for the various positions and establish baseline standards that each staff member should be continuously measured against
2. Review, analyze and improve all processes and procedures to maximize productivity while reducing cost and waste
3. Analyze and improve facility organization/setup of staging areas, product storage, packing area and other storage areas
4. Manage all staff and mentor Jr. Management and Lead roles within the departments
5. Establish proper safety procedures and training for all current and new staff members
6. Assist in the management and rate negotiation of all transportation vendors
7. Assist in the methodology and execution of inventory forecasting and reordering
8. Review, monitor and redefine KPIs that are captured and reviewed in the weekly operations meeting
9. Help plan yearly and quarterly Logistics goals to help realize our vision
10. Work with outside vendors and internal IT to streamline and automate things such as data collection, system integrations and tweaks for the sake of improving operations and customer satisfaction
11. Communication of key metrics and project statuses to staff, Director of Operations, Executive team through all channels of communication (e-mail, phone, meeting presentations, etc.)
12. Keep everyone in the Logistics team informed of all projects, goals, initiatives and key member whereabouts

Must have:
1. 5+ years Warehouse/Logistics management experience
2. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
3. Customer-centric mentality
4. Experience with and without a WMS system
a. Experience with Accellos One WMS a plus
5. Ability to solve complex problems
6. Ability to mentor and motivate others
7. Ability to plan and execute multiple projects simultaneously while hitting projected deadlines
8. Negotiations skills a plus
9. Experienced in a high volume pick and pack environment
10. Excellent computer, organization and communication skills
11. Well versed in office application suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
12. Ability to multitask and change directions quickly
13. Ability to not only analyze data and draw conclusions, but know the right data to analyze
14. Well versed with ERP systems
15. Ability to lift 50 lbs.
16. Safety management
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Account Executive, Customer Service Department
Our Customer Service team aims to WOW our customers! We are searching for a customer-centric team player that is committed to providing the worlds best service. In this role, the qualified candidate will lend specialized support within the Customer Service Department and provide exceptional service to the luxury interior design community.

If youre looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to the Customer Service Manager.

What you will be doing:
1. Work with top designers, luxury showrooms and our outside sales force to provide exceptional customer service
2. Offer industry-leading product knowledge
3. Perform heavy data entry
4. Handle inside sales calls and e-mails
5. Coordinate sample and sample card shipments upon request
6. Respond to inquiries from designers, architects and installers in a timely manner
7. Troubleshoot and resolve issues
8. Track and manage logistics of shipments
9. Quote pricing, stock and lead times
10. Process payments
11. Proactively recognize cross selling opportunities, using product knowledge, to offer similar pattern and designs to customers
12. Make outbound calls to customers following sample requests in order to close sale or recommend alternative products

Must have:
1. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
2. Able to multitask and prioritize
3. Strong analytical skills
4. Outstanding communication skills and exceptional phone manner
5. Excellent time management and follow up skills
6. Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
7. Proactive approach to problem solving
8. Excellent computer skills including data management, Word and Excel
9. 2 years experience in customer service, sales support and/or retail
10. Recent college grads and retail backgrounds welcome!!

Whats in it for you:
1. Selected as one of the Best Places to Work in NJ (NJ Biz Magazine April 2014)
2. Unique culture that includes:
a. Annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
b. Employee-hosted Wow! Fun! Months (including scavenger hunts, team dinners, baseball games, etc.)
c. Annual Holiday Party and Picnic
d. Employee-hosted PJ Family Dinner
3. Business casual dress (we wear jeans to work!)
4. Competitive salary
5. 16 Paid days off (prorated first year)
6. Medical, dental and vision benefits
7. Flexible Spending Account
8. Pension Profit Sharing Plan
9. Bonus Program
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Marketing Assistant/Graphic Designer, Marketing Department
We are searching for a marketing rock star to join our rapidly growing Marketing team! In this role as Marketing Assistant, the qualified candidate will be responsible for successfully assisting in the overall branding and promotion of Phillip Jeffries, in addition to the specific creation of Marketing & Sales tools that will ultimately drive brand awareness to the luxury design community. The ideal candidate is marketing savvy, has graphic design experience, understands the power of successful branding, has a passion for luxurious design and is committed to seeing concepts through to completion.

If youre looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to the Director of Marketing.

What you will be doing:
Marketing & Sales Tools
1. Collaborate with Director of Marketing on concept development for all tools
2. Project manage overall plan to deliver tools for domestic, international and contract divisions
3. Create layout and execute in-house sales/marketing tools
4. Design and oversee production of materials
5. Conduct research and development for all new tools, including competitive analysis
6. Orchestrate quarterly assessments of tools with Sales team

Branding
1. Assist Director of Marketing with brand development process, from concept to production
2. Liaise with printers, graphic designers and vendors
3. Execute layout for print-ready files needed for branded materials
4. Systematize existing branding process
5. Manage overall branding plan
6. Track budget
7. Conduct competitive analysis
8. Research and identify new and innovative branding ideas

Promotions
1. Assist with coordination of all company sponsored events (i.e. PJ University training, showhouse participation, industry events and event appearances)
2. Create and execute all presentation documents for PJ trainings and special events
3. Assist in all marketing promotions of our showroom boutique openings, showroom events / presentations and design center marketing outreach
4. Identify new promotional opportunities to participate in

Must have:
1. Upbeat, positive attitude
2. Offers ruthless team support
3. Strong trend awareness, marketing savvy
4. Graphic Design experience
5. Well versed in PhotoShop, knowledge in InDesign
6. Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
7. Innovative thinker
8. Time/project management
9. Ability to manage vendors/resources
10. Strong attention to detail
11. Ability to juggle multiple projects and change directions quickly
12. Exceptional writing ability
13. Excellent communication skills
14. Proactive, analytical thinker
15. Research and development
16. System/process development experience
17. 2 - 3 years experience in Marketing and Graphic Design (Interior Design/Fashion industry a plus)
18. BA degree with concentration in Marketing and/or Communication Studies OR Graphic Design degree with concentration in Design
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Internship, Marketing Department
Our Marketing team is searching for a highly motivated individual with an interest in Marketing, PR, Advertising, Sales and Design. The ideal candidate will have great communication skills, a diligent work ethic and a desire to grow.

This role will report directly to the Marketing Director.

What you will be doing:
New Product Launches:
1. Updating / creating new marketing materials including brochures, press releases, hanging instructions, marketing communications, Eblasts, etc.
2. Support with photo shoot logistics, set up, break down, etc.

Public Relations & Advertising:
1. Track and archive press & advertising coverage
2. Archive internal magazine library
3. Update press Brag Book
4. Update press list
5. Update media recap
6. Support with editorial requests

Web:
1. Update Media section of website with new coverage
2. Update Installation Gallery sections with new images
3. Web tests on functionality of media, galleries & product sections
4. Social Media assist with Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest posts

Must have:
1. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
2. Team player
3. Excellent time management and follow up skills
4. Excellent computer skills including MS Word and Excel
5. Ability to commit to approximately 22-25 hours per week