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2014 and 2015 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 and 2015. 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!

Career Opportunities with Phillip Jeffries
Regional Sales Manager
Assistant Customer Service Manager
Contract Customer Service/Project Manager
Marketing Assistant
Customer Service Sales Support
Direct Marketing Assistant
UK Sales Manager/London Salesperson
Marketing Internship
Design Internship


If interested in any of the career opportunities listed, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@phillipjeffries.com for immediate consideration.


Regional Sales Manager, Sales Department
Our Sales team is searching for a dedicated Sales leader that knows the luxury Interior Design Industry. The ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying sales opportunities within our US Domestic and Canadian marketplace and executing strategies to capture those opportunities.

Phillip Jeffries is known for luxury design and graces the walls of the Four Season, Saks Fifth Avenue Department Stores and luxurious homes including Sir Elton Johns.

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 the US Domestic and Canadian sales
2. Help showroom and sales team prospect new clients via trade shows, territory visits, mentoring, web tools and direct marketing program
3. Seek out qualified designers, clients, sales staff members and Phillip Jeffries team members
4. Work with managers, showroom staff, sales associates and press to grow the Phillip Jeffries brand and its relationships
5. Attend dinners, industry events, etc. with showroom sales staff and top designers
6. Exude leadership skills and have the ability to manage up, down and sideways. Be a team player that offers ruthless support.
Trainer
1. Mentor and train sales staff
2. Conduct sales training that elevates the teams ability to prospect and close sales
3. Develop and define presentation skills
4. Educate sales and showroom staff on new product launches, systems and procedures
5. Deliver conference call seminars/webinars on new product and sales strategy
6. Conduct IT training for sales team
7. Assist with PJU training seminars when necessary
Traveler
1. Build and execute annual travel plan/budget in conjunction with National Sales Manager
2. Travel approximately 70% of the time
3. Be available physically, mentally and emotionally for team
4. Schedule face-to-face time to build and develop relationships with showrooms, sales team and clients
5. Visit corporate headquarters a minimum of every 4 6 weeks and/or when requested
6. Attend and work all US Trade Shows
7. Attend National Sales/General Manager meetings and other PJ hosted events
8. Create travel budget
9. Write visit recap for executive team after each territory visit
Communicator
1. Communicate and strategize with National Sales Manager and President on continuous basis
2. Relay client reaction and needs via sales software
3. Provide feedback from marketplace and coordinate events when necessary
4. Interact with Client Services when issues escalate
5. Provide feedback to IT on web improvement opportunities
6. Conduct structured monthly and quarterly calls with showroom owners/ managers and associates
Strategist
1. Establish goals by territory for sales, sampling and catalogues
2. Create and implement a system for tracking the sales pipeline
3. Analyze and act on win/loss projects
4. Ensure that the follow up process is effective
5. Analyze current state of distribution plan and propose changes as needed
6. Review weekly, monthly and quarterly metrics and communicate results to Phillip Jeffries leaders/sales force as needed
7. Analyze showroom boutiques, vignettes and display commitments from each market
8. Own portions of the strategic sales and marketing planning
9. Attend planning and strategy sessions

Must have:
1. 5 7 years Sales Management experience
2. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
3. Leadership
4. Team player
5. Strategic/planning
6. Management/organization
7. Strong analytical skills
8. Customer-centric mentality
9. Training and development
10. Luxury brand experience
11. Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
12. Proficient in MS Office
13. Well versed with ERP/CRM systems
14. BA degree preferred



Assistant Customer Service Manager, Customer Service Department

Our Customer Service team is searching for a true visionary a customer-centric leader that is looking to help run a world class operation. This service guru will be responsible for driving critical accountability systems that aid in delivering extraordinary customer experiences and inspires greatness throughout our service team.

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:

Supervisor
1. Drive accountability systems
2. Review business KPIs and other performance metrics (phones, e-mails, EDIs, orders, etc.)
3. Delegate work accordingly
4. Motivate and engage the Customer Service team
5. Assist with leading weekly Customer Service meeting
6. Assist with conducting one-to-one meetings and quarterly/annual reviews with junior level Customer Service staff
7. Ensure proper opening and closing procedures are met
8. Act as backup to Customer Service Manager

Trainer
1. Provide exceptional training to Customer Service team
2. Test Customer Service team to assess knowledge/retention
3. Assist with identifying new training opportunities

Communicator
1. Assist with communicating key departmental initiatives and strategies to Customer Service team
2. Gather and share feedback to Customer Service Manager and Director of Operations
3. Initiate calls with showroom managers/owners to enlist performance feedback

Strategy
1. Assist Customer Service Manager and Director of Operations with setting departmental strategy
2. Assist with writing/updating SOPs
3. Conduct root cause analysis

Must have:
1. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
2. Strong presentation skills
3. Able to multitask and prioritize
4. Ability to shift directions with ease
5. Strong analytical skills
6. Outstanding communication skills (oral and written)
7. Exceptional phone manner
8. Ability to coach, mentor and engage
9. Project management experience
10. Excellent time management and follow up skills
11. Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
12. Proactive approach to problem solving
13. Excellent computer skills including data management, Word and Excel
14. 2 years experience in lead/supervisory role



Contract Customer Service/Project Manager, Customer Service Department

Our Contract 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 Contract 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 Contract Project Manager.

What you will be doing:
1. Maintain and develop relationships with the key players within the Contract & Hospitality sales market
2. Work with top designers, luxury showrooms and our outside sales force to provide exceptional customer service
3. Ensure that all projects are properly registered
4. Offer industry-leading product knowledge
5. Perform heavy, detailed data entry
6. Handle inside sales calls and e-mails
7. Coordinate sample and sample card shipments upon request
8. Respond to inquiries from designers, architects and installers in a timely manner
9. Troubleshoot and resolve issues
10. 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
13. Be a team player that offers ruthless support
14. Act as liaison with Phillip Jeffries mills on all custom projects
15. Work with customers and mills on developing customized product (i.e. scale, color, etc.)

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 2015)
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



Marketing Assistant, 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 a plus
5. Well versed in PhotoShop
6. Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel)
7. An absolute MS PowerPoint guru
8. Innovative thinker
9. Time/Project management with short and long term intiatives
10. Ability to creatively manage vendors/resources
11. Strong attention to detail
12. Ability to juggle multiple projects and change directions quickly
13. Exceptional writing ability
14. Excellent communication skills
15. Proactive, analytical thinker
16. Research and development
17. System/process development experience
18. 2 - 3 years experience in Marketing (Interior Design/Fashion industry a plus)
18. BA degree with concentration in Marketing and/or Communication Studies



Customer Service Sales Support, 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!!



Direct Marketing Assistant, Marketing Department

Our rapidly growing Marketing team is searching for a direct marketing guru. You love marketing and statistics, and you are happiest being a part of a team implementing marketing strategies, diving into the numbers and finding the statistical gold. In this role, the qualified candidate will possess the knowledge and experience to help support an innovative, world class direct marketing plan that will drive revenue and increase brand awareness 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 Direct Marketing Manager.

What you will be doing:
1. Support existing and future Direct Marketing programs that will consist of data analysis and high level summaries, traditional mail, e-mail/database management and e-mail personalization technology
2. Assist with lead management and outreach for trade shows, web inquiries and potential customers
3. Analyze and run weekly/monthly reports
4. Ability to scrutinize large amounts of data and turn into actionable initiatives that can be implemented
5. Research & compile client/prospect lists for designated programs
6. Assist with corporate gift program, from concept to execution
7. Code clients accordingly in ERP system
8. Follow up with showrooms, sales representatives and designers post-mailers
9. Oversee the production timeline for mailer components
10. Liaise with 3rd party vendors (i.e. printers, graphic designers, etc.)
11. Oversee budget and archiving of Direct Marketing programs
12. Identify new Direct Marketing opportunities

Must have:
1. Upbeat, positive attitude
2. Offers ruthless team support
3. Experience in direct marketing including traditional mail, e-mail/e-mail personalization technology, database/list management and CRM systems
4. Excel superstar, experience with Pivot tables a plus
5. Strong database management and data mining experience
6. Loyalty and brand marketing a plus
7. Creative/innovative
8. Time/project management
9. Ability to manage vendors/resources
10. Strong attention to detail
11. Proactive, analytical thinker
12. High performer
13. Problem solving skills
14. Communicates clearly and listens actively
15. Ability to anticipate needs, innovate and flourish in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
16. Ability to juggle multiple projects and change directions quickly
17. Graphic Design experience a plus
18. Experience with CRM & ERP systems
19. 1 2 years experience in Direct Marketing role
20. BA degree with concentration in Marketing

Whats in it for you:
1. Selected as one of the Best Places to Work in NJ (NJ Biz Magazine April 2015)
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
c. Annual Holiday Party and Picnic
d. Employee-hosted PJ Family Dinner
3. Competitive salary
4. 16 Paid days off (10 days the first year, prorated)
5. Medical, dental and vision benefits
6. Flexible Spending Account
7. Pension Profit Sharing Plan
8. Bonus Program



UK Sales Manager/London Salesperson

Our sales team is searching for a dedicated leader that knows the luxury Interior Design Industry. The ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying sales opportunities within our UK marketplace and executing upon our strategic vision in order to capture those opportunities.

Phillip Jeffries luxury design graces the walls of The Bellagio in Las Vegas, Saks Fifth Avenue Department Stores and numerous luxurious homes including Sir Elton Johns.

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 International Sales Director, located in UK.

What you will be doing:

Sales Ambassador
1. Grow the UK sales
2. Help showroom and sales team prospect new clients via trade shows, territory visits, mentoring, web tools and direct marketing program
3. Seek out qualified designers, clients, sales staff members and Phillip Jeffries team members
4. Work with managers, showroom staff, sales associates and press to grow the Phillip Jeffries brand and its relationships
5. Attend dinners, industry events, etc. with showroom sales staff and top designers
6. Exude leadership skills and have the ability to manage up, down and sideways
7. Be a team player that offers support
Trainer
1. Mentor and train sales staff
2. Conduct sales training that elevates the teams ability to prospect and close sales
3. Develop and define presentation skills
4. Educate sales and showroom staff on new product launches, systems and procedures
5. Deliver conference call seminars/webinars on new product and sales strategy
6. Conduct IT training for sales team
Traveler
1. Build and execute annual travel plan/budget in conjunction with International Sales Director
2. Travel approximately 60-70% of the time
3. Be available physically, mentally and emotionally for team
4. Schedule face-to-face time to build and develop relationships with showrooms, sales team and clients
5. Attend US National Sales/General Manager meetings and other PJ hosted events
6. Create travel budget
7. Write visit recap for executive team after each territory visit
Communicator
1. Communicate and strategize with International Sales Director on continuous basis
2. Relay client reaction and needs via sales software
3. Provide feedback from marketplace and coordinate events when necessary
4. Interact with Client Services when issues escalate
5. Provide feedback to IT on web improvement opportunities
6. Conduct structured monthly and quarterly calls with sales team
Strategist
1. Establish goals by territory for sales, sampling and catalogues
2. Create and implement a system for tracking the sales pipeline
3. Analyze and act on win/loss projects
4. Ensure that the follow up process is effective
5. Review weekly, monthly and quarterly metrics and communicate results to Phillip Jeffries leaders/sales force as needed
6. Attend planning and strategy sessions

Must have:
1. 3 years Sales Management experience
2. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
3. Leadership
4. Team player
5. Strategic/planning
6. Management/organization
7. Strong analytical skills
8. Customer-centric mentality
9. Training and development
10. Luxury brand experience
11. Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
12. Proficient in MS Office
13. Well versed with ERP/CRM systems
14. BA degree preferred



Marketing Internship

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



Design Internship

Our Design team is searching for a highly motivated individual with a desire to learn about the various functions involved in running a luxury wallcovering house. The internship will be split between time spent in the design studio and showroom.

Phillip Jeffries is known for luxury design and graces the walls of the Four Season, Saks Fifth Avenue Department Stores and luxurious homes including Sir Elton Johns.

What you will be doing:

Design Studio
1. Organize existing library of wallcovering strike-off designs from multiple sources
2. Maintain current product library
3. Maintain overall studio organization
4. Assist in the seasonal roll-out of collections to over 35 showrooms worldwide
5. Assist with presentation layout

Design Showroom
1. Assist interior designers on design selections
2. Maintain a design library
3. Create marketing and sales literature to help promote the showroom

Must have:
1. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
2. Responsible and reliable
3. Detail-oriented