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Phillip Jeffries

Tradeshow and Display Coordinator

Design – Fairfield, New Jersey
Department Design
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

 Come join the Phillip Jeffries’ team as a Tradeshow & Display Coordinator!

 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!

Our Design team is searching for a Rock Star Tradeshow & Display Coordinator to join our team in our Corporate Headquarters! The ideal candidates must be self-motivated and could story-tell while building our beautiful Tradeshow displays.

 This position will report directly to the Showroom and Design Manager.

 What you will be doing: 

  • Act as a Phillip Jeffries Ambassador during all stages of tradeshow execution
  • Make PJ the best wallcovering business by any measure
  •  Diversity, establish, nurture and manage relationships with vendors, suppliers, showrooms, sales representatives and internal employees
  • Be in learning mode and stay abreast of design trends, clients and staff needs, technology and resources to ensure company is using the best systems & processes for all aspects of tradeshow and showroom design
  • Implement the use of Wrike for project management for each tradeshow and maintain annual timelines for current and potential tradeshows
  • Propose new tradeshow events, including estimated investment and logistics.
  • Complete exhibit applications and reserve exhibit spaces at all shows
  • Create design drawings and rendering to convey design intent to key stakeholders and vendors
  • Translate design direction into reality using product selections and styling to tell a cohesive story in each booth that creates a memorable experience for show attendees.
  • Work closely with sales and marketing teams to ensure a cohesive brand identity is presented at each show and in every detail
  • Project manage and execute on Design tasks for all domestic and international tradeshows including the timeline, forms, travel, shipments, interdepartmental tasks, install, and dismantle
  • Communicate project status, deadlines and areas of concern with solutions to supervisor
  • Create preliminary and final show notes to include instructions for displays, show dates, hours, schedules, FAQs, etc.
  • Communicate need for sales tools and yardage to Product Launch team
  •  Travel to show site for install and dismantle of booth
  • Work tradeshow show dates with sales team to generate leads
  • Maintain inventory of Phillip Jeffries assets both on location and at off-site warehouses
  • Track expenses from all shows/exhibits throughout the year and deliver show within budget
  • Manage and fulfill regional tabletop tradeshow requests
  • Propose new displays for Regional & Tabletop Tradeshows with lead time, cost and implement quickly.
  • Visit PJ showrooms to ensure brand is well represented
  • Assist team in development and setup of PJ showrooms
  • Support in the development and execution of showroom displays
  • Contribute as needed to company and design team initiatives

 Must have:

  •  2 – 4 years’ project management experience
  • Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Outstanding follow up and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to successfully execute on projects in a timely manner
  • Excellent ability to problem-solve, make decisions, and handle issues professionally, nimbly, and creatively while under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • A “Virtuoso” question asker
  • Ability to coordinate vendor schedule on-site
  • Manage wallcovering installation on site
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to travel, work evenings and weekends as needed
  • BA degree in Interior Design or related field
  • Experience working and/or setting up tradeshows
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook
  •  Proficient in Sketch Up.  Knowledge of rendering plug ins a plus.
  • Knowledge of wallcovering installation a plus.

  What’s in it for you: 

  • 4-time “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” winner (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Unique culture that includes:
  • Annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
  • Employee-hosted Wow! Fun! Month Parties
  • Annual Holiday Party and Picnic
  • Employee-hosted “PJ Family Dinner”
  • Competitive salary
  • Plan option that offers 100% company paid medical benefits
  • Dental and vision benefits
  • 16 Paid days off (prorated first year)
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Bonus Program

 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 40 years.  With a diverse collection of products, 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.

 To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at www.phillipjeffries.com.

 

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  • Location
    Fairfield, New Jersey
  • Department
    Design
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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