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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!

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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Production Manager, Design Department
Our Design team is searching for a project management maven to facilitate our new product launch process from concept through completion! In this role, the Production Manager will also be responsible for successfully overseeing the book fulfillment and quality assurance processes. The ideal candidate has a passion for perfection, an obsession with organization and an aspiration to drive accountability.

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 Design Director.

What you will be doing:

New Product Launches
1. Oversee the process of bringing new PJ products to market
2. Manage launch process by creating alignment within company as well as outside vendors and suppliers
3. Request bindery quotes, material requirements and allocations
4. Enter item specifications into company ERP system
5. Approve purchase orders for materials
6. Facilitate communication with bindery and fulfillment center on all launch details including graphics, materials, logistics and timeliness
7. Organize and facilitate bi-weekly interdepartmental team meetings
8. Create and update new Sales Tools

Book Fulfillment
1. Manage and maintain binder and sample card inventory levels
2. Report on and analyze weekly/monthly inventories/replenishments
3. Oversee materials, costs and budgets for replenishments
4. Collaborate with marketing Director to create branding alignment on all sales tools
5. Coordinate on proposals with Creative Manager

Quality Assurance
1. Create new systems and processes to track product quality
2. Oversee inspections of new and existing items
3. Educate team, including Customer Service, on products
4. Maintain Master Sample library and Quality Assurance file for all products
5. Coordinate communications with Purchasing, Design Logistics and Sales departments

Management
1. Manage and develop Design Logistics team
2. Conduct weekly team meetings and monthly one-to-one meetings with all direct reports to ensure initiatives are executed and employees are being developed accordingly

Must have:
1. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
2. Team player
3. Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
4. Laser focused
5. Outstanding organizational skills
6. Strong attention to detail
7. Exceptional project and time management skills
8. Knowledge of project management programs
9. Excellent computer skills, including MS Excel
10. 2 3 years experience in project management role with a proven track record of on-time delivery
11. Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
12. Design experience a plus
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Contract/Hospitality Sales Manager, Sales Department
Our Sales team is searching for a Rock Star Sales Manager that knows the Interior Design Industry and has fans throughout! The ideal candidate will be responsible for

Our Sales team is searching for a dedicated Sales leader that knows the Interior Design Industry. The ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying sales opportunities within our Hospitality & Contract marketplace and executing strategies to capture those opportunities.

Phillip Jeffries is known for luxury design and graces the walls of the Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton and Saks Fifth Avenue Department Stores.

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 of the company.

What you will be doing:

Sales Ambassador
1. Focused sales growth in Hospitality/Contract/Retail Design markets
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. Develop relationships and network with the key players within the Contract/Hospitality sales market
5. Attend industry events, dinners, 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 team
2. Conduct sales training that elevates the teams ability to prospect and close sales
3. Develop and define presentation skills
4. Schedule product presentations for both new collections as well as existing product
5. Deliver conference call seminars/webinars on new product and sales strategy
6. Conduct web training for sales team
Traveler
1. Travel approximately 70% of the time
2. Be available physically, mentally and emotionally for team
3. Schedule face-to-face time to build and develop relationships with showrooms, sales team and clients
4. Visit corporate headquarters a minimum of every 4 6 weeks and/or when requested
5. Participate in Trade Shows
6. Attend National Sales/General Manager meetings and other PJ hosted events
7. Create travel budget
8. Write visit recap for executive team after each territory visit
Communicator
1. Communicate and strategize with 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

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. Hospitality/Contract/Retail sales 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
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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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Receptionist
Phillip Jeffries is searching for a dynamic individual with a passion for service excellence. As the ambassador of first impressions, the ideal candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills, an out-going and contagious personality, and will be committed to fostering a positive work environment! In this role, the ideal candidate will radiate the highest quality of service.

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. Greet and assist all visitors with enthusiasm and excitement
2. Answer, screen, and forward all incoming calls
3. Direct and escort visitors to the Showroom or designated meeting rooms
4. Take detailed messages and relay them to appropriate personnel
5. Handle caller inquires as well as general public and customer inquires
6. Assist with Customer Service related tasks such as sample order entry, and incoming fax messages
7. Contribute to the planning, and execution of all events organized by the Welcoming Committee, while also bringing new and exciting ideas to the group
8. Aid various departments with maintaining customer lists information
9. Collect, sort, distribute, and prepare correspondence, mail, messages and courier deliveries
10. Monitor visitor access, and issue visitor passes when necessary.
11. Keep record of visitors with an appointment book or sign in process
12. Keep reception area and lobby presentable at all times
13. Manage additional projects as needed


Must have:

1. Upbeat, positive energy
2. Superior interpersonal abilities
3. Ability to organize, multitask, and prioritize under pressure
4. Aptitude for managing multiple projects simultaneously
5. Timely, consistent follow-up skills
6. Excellent communication skills (verbal, nonverbal, written, listening)
7. Personify learning mode
8. Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
9. Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
10. High School diploma, BA degree preferred
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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

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Internship, Design Department
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
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London Inside Sales Representative, Sales Department
We are searching for the right team player to join as an Inside Sales Representative in our Chelsea Harbour based Showroom UK. Individuals must fit within our corporate culture and be dedicated to the growth of our business.

What you will be doing:
1. Act as primary contact point for all UK customers and consumers
2. Greet and help visitors to the showroom
3. Work as part of the sales team to assist the Territory Managers
4. Act as International cover as required.
5. Support the Showroom Manager with daily tasks

Sales
1. Answer inbound sales calls and emails and input sample requests and order details into the computerized ordering system
2. Enter orders that are received into the computerized ordering system
3. Proactively recognize cross selling opportunities, using product knowledge to offer similar patterns and designs to customers in order to increase revenue
4. Make outbound calls to customers following sample requests in order to close sale or recommend alternative products
5. Process payments
6. Provide showroom customers with any samples they request

Customer Service
1. Track and Manage logistics of shipment
2. Quote pricing, stock and lead times
3. Entering and updating client information on database
4. Ensure promises are kept to customers
5. Act as the voice of Phillip Jeffries in all contacts with customers
6. Ensure satisfactory resolution to any complaint
7. Provide feedback on activities as required and suggestions for improvement
8. Act in an empowered way to ensure excellent service
9. Ensure that product knowledge is kept up to date and of a high standard

Must have:
1. Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
2. Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
3. Exceptional phone manner
4. Excellent time management and follow up skills
5. Able to multitask and prioritize
6. Strong analytical skills
7. Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
8. Proactive approach to problem solving
9. Excellent organizational skills
10. Strong attention to detail
11. Strong computer skills including data management, Word and Excel
12. 2 years experience in customer service, sales support and/or retail
13. Recent college graduates and retail backgrounds welcome
14. Keen interest and appreciation for luxury products and interior design