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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/Hospitality Sales Manager
Contract Customer Service/Project Manager
Marketing Assistant
Customer Service Sales Support
Direct Marketing Assistant
Sales Administrator
UK Sales Manager/London Salesperson

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/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


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

Phillip Jeffries is looking for an intern with drive and passion to join our rapidly growing Marketing team. In this role, the qualified candidate will have the enthusiasm to succeed and support an innovative, world class direct marketing plan, all while learning fundamental marketing skills.

If youre looking to gain experience in a fast-paced team environment, and a rapidly growing company then Phillip Jeffries may be your next stop!

This position will report directly to the Direct Marketing Manager.

What you will be doing:
1. Assist with mailings and shipping
2. Update various lists (data entry)
3. Support existing and future Direct Marketing programs that will entail traditional mail, e-mail/database management and e-mail personalization technology
4. Run weekly/monthly reports/analytics
5. Analyze data and turn into actionable initiatives that can be implemented
6. Identify new Direct Marketing opportunities

Must have:
1. Self-starter, upbeat, positive attitude
2. Team supporter
3. Excellent communication, writing, editing, research, and organizational skills
4. Excel expert, experience with Pivot tables a plus
5. Creative and innovative ideas to benefit the marketing department
6. Time/project management
7. Strong attention to detail
8. Proactive, analytical thinker
9. Problem solving skills
10. Ability to anticipate needs, innovate and flourish in a fast-paced environment
11. Ability to handle multiple projects and change directions quickly
12. Graphic Design experience a plus

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! Month Parties
c. Annual Holiday Party and Picnic
3. 16 Paid days off (prorated first year)
4. Paid internship
5. A commitment to making your internship a true learning experience!!



Sales Administrator

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

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