Careers


Careers

 

From the United States to Europe, York Wallcoverings can be found all over the world. Recognized for its great people and high engagement work environment, we welcome hard working and innovative leaders to join our growing organization!

York Wallcoverings is America's oldest and largest producer of wallcoverings and peel & stick wall decals, sold domestically as well as in over 80 different countries. We have been operating for more than 120 years, and are proud of our global product footprint and our greatest asset – our employees! Headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, we're a design-to-manufacture company, specializing in wallpaper and wall décor, selling beautiful products created by our own talented and creative people.

We offer:

  • Great benefits. We work aggressively to keep health care costs controlled and affordable. We have a special, lower premium cost for employees participating in certain wellness initiatives.
  • Challenging, craftsperson or artisan-based jobs that give you a chance to grow and demonstrate your abilities.
  • A great work environment, where people work well together and treat each other with respect and care.
  • A place where rewards are based on your contributions and opportunities are afforded to those with initiative.

We employ a wide range of workers, including production roles, design jobs, and support staff:

  • Press Helpers
  • Manufacturing Associates
  • Warehouse Associates
  • Finishing Associates
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Graphic Designers
  • Studio Stylists
  • Assistant Stylists
  • Customer Service Associates
  • Accounting Professionals
  • Account Representatives
  • And many others . . .

Our Core Values

We call them the 5 C's:

CHARACTER

  • Approaches every interaction with honesty, integrity, and trust
  • Strives to do what is right
  • Upholds and models the total set of values

COMMITMENT

  • Personally invested in the company's values and goals
  • Passionate about our ownership in the company's success
  • Responsible with the company's resources, treating them like we would our own

CARING

  • Works well with others to achieve our common goals
  • Treats others respectfully and as partners
  • Recognizes the value of others by encouraging and helping them succeed
  • Makes the safety and well-being of others his/her primary concern

COMMUNICATION

  • Regarded as a good listener with an open mind
  • Is receptive to the ideas of others
  • Shares knowledge appropriately
  • Takes personal responsibility for communicating clearly and effectively

CUSTOMER FOCUS

  • Works to provide a memorable customer experience, both with internal and external customers
  • Anticipates and provides what the customer expects, including design options, product, and service quality
  • Strives to find ways to meet customer requests, not reasons why s/he can't

Interested in joining our team? Please see a listing of our current open positions below. Applicants should send a resume to staffing@yorkwall.com noting the position(s) being applied for.

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Graphic Designer

York Wallcoverings is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings/wallpaper and other wall décor products. RoomMates, a division of York Wallcoverings specializing in the creation of wall decals and other fun, fast and affordable room décor products (including wall art), is looking for a talented, creative and prolific "Graphic Designer" to assist in the execution of the company's product lines.

The candidate will assist with the design and lay out of product and packaging. At times, the candidate may also be required to assist in designing merchandisers and other marketing materials.

Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design is required. A strong design sense is a must - combined with a solid acumen for home decorating trends and today's consumer expectations. The candidate must be able to handle several design projects at a time and needs to thrive in a fast paced environment. A strong candidate is a designer who is eager to work fast while bringing extra value to our products by creating exceptional designs that sells. This is an in-house position which requires the candidate to live within daily commutable distance from York, PA.

E.O.E.

Job Type: Full-time

Key Account Manager - Chicago

York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings/wallpaper and other wall décor products, is searching for a Key Account Manager to effectively manage one of the Midwest territories. This territory includes Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. Ideal location for this position is in the Chicago market. The Key Account Manager is primarily responsible for managing accounts and executing sales strategies for the region in alliance with Divisional goals and targets.

The Successful Candidate will: "Sell" the broad variety of York Wallcoverings products and brands (wallpapers, murals, wall decals, wall art, etc…), drive growth, increase market share penetration, enhance profitability within the assigned sales territory, and develop superior customer relationships with Key Regional Accounts. The Key Account Manager is responsible for developing superior working relationships to ensure that superior performance is delivered for the customers. The Account Manager is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic plan to drive sales and profitability for key accounts within the territory, to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets, and to secure placement and sales of all existing and new products. Additional responsibilities will include a field analysis on key trends, competitive activity, and general marketplace activity. The Key Account Manager will also handle customer service and resolution as well as take full responsibility for overcoming the dynamic territory and account challenges which confront salespeople in order to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets. York Wallcoverings offers a broad range of products that cater to many different segments within the market place, from independent stores to regional and national chains, high-end trade showrooms, designer & architects and e-com-based retailers. The ideal candidate should understand the importance of and be able adjust his/her selling technique and presentation in order to best connect with the target audience. In short, we are looking for smart, hard-working, talented multi-disciplined individuals.

If you are highly motivated with a proven track record for increasing sales, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication, organization skills, a good sense for color and design, and strong presentation skills. Qualified applicants must be willing to travel extensively (primarily day travel).

Qualifications

  • 4-year College degree
  • 5 -8 years of Sales, Management, and/or Multiple Channel experience (Experience in the home décor, furnishings, consumer products or fashion/design industry preferred)
  • Superior Teamwork Skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Superior Communication / Presentation Skills
  • Customer Relationship Management / Composure
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Persuasive / Sales Ability / Negotiation Skills
  • Have reliable means of transportation

    E.O.E.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Key Account Manager - Minneapolis

    York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings/wallpaper and other wall décor products, is searching for a Key Account Manager to effectively manage one of the Midwest territories. This territory includes North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Minnesota, and Iowa. Ideal location for this position is in the Minneapolis market.

    The Key Account Manager is primarily responsible for managing accounts and executing sales strategies for the region in alliance with Divisional goals and targets.

    The Successful Candidate will: "Sell" the broad variety of York Wallcoverings products and brands (wallpapers, murals, wall decals, wall art, etc…), drive growth, increase market share penetration, enhance profitability within the assigned sales territory, and develop superior customer relationships with Key Regional Accounts. The Key Account Manager is responsible for developing superior working relationships to ensure that superior performance is delivered for the customers. The Account Manager is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic plan to drive sales and profitability for key accounts within the territory, to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets, and to secure placement and sales of all existing and new products. Additional responsibilities will include a field analysis on key trends, competitive activity, and general marketplace activity. The Key Account Manager will also handle customer service and resolution as well as take full responsibility for overcoming the dynamic territory and account challenges which confront salespeople in order to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets. York Wallcoverings offers a broad range of products that cater to many different segments within the market place, from independent stores to regional and national chains, high-end trade showrooms, designer & architects and e-com-based retailers. The ideal candidate should understand the importance of and be able adjust his/her selling technique and presentation in order to best connect with the target audience. In short, we are looking for smart, hard-working, talented multi-disciplined individuals.

    If you are highly motivated with a proven track record for increasing sales, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication, organization skills, a good sense for color and design, and strong presentation skills. Qualified applicants must be willing to travel extensively (primarily day travel).

    Qualifications

  • 4-year College degree
  • 5 -8 years of Sales, Management, and/or Multiple Channel experience (Experience in the home décor, furnishings, consumer products or fashion/design industry preferred)
  • Superior Teamwork Skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Superior Communication / Presentation Skills
  • Customer Relationship Management / Composure
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Persuasive / Sales Ability / Negotiation Skills
  • Have reliable means of transportation

    E.O.E.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Key Account Manager - Virginia

    York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings/wallpaper and other wall décor products, is searching for a Key Account Manager to effectively manage one of the Mid-Atlantic/Southern territories. This territory includes Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. Ideal location for this position is the Northern Virginia market, in the greater Fairfax, VA area.

    The Key Account Manager is primarily responsible for managing accounts and executing sales strategies for the region in alliance with Divisional goals and targets.

    The Successful Candidate will: "Sell" the broad variety of York Wallcoverings products and brands (wallpapers, murals, wall decals, wall art, etc…), drive growth, increase market share penetration, enhance profitability within the assigned sales territory, and develop superior customer relationships with Key Regional Accounts. The Key Account Manager is responsible for developing superior working relationships to ensure that superior performance is delivered for the customers. The Account Manager is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic plan to drive sales and profitability for key accounts within the territory, to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets, and to secure placement and sales of all existing and new products. Additional responsibilities will include a field analysis on key trends, competitive activity, and general marketplace activity. The Key Account Manager will also handle customer service and resolution as well as take full responsibility for overcoming the dynamic territory and account challenges which confront salespeople in order to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets. York Wallcoverings offers a broad range of products that cater to many different segments within the market place, from independent stores to regional and national chains, high-end trade showrooms, designer & architects and e-com-based retailers. The ideal candidate should understand the importance of and be able adjust his/her selling technique and presentation in order to best connect with the target audience. In short, we are looking for smart, hard-working, talented multi-disciplined individuals.

    If you are highly motivated with a proven track record for increasing sales, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication, organization skills, a good sense for color and design, and strong presentation skills. Qualified applicants must be willing to travel extensively (primarily day travel).

    Qualifications

  • 4-year College degree
  • 5 -8 years of Sales, Management, and/or Multiple Channel experience (Experience in the home décor, furnishings, consumer products or fashion/design industry preferred)
  • Superior Teamwork Skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Superior Communication / Presentation Skills
  • Customer Relationship Management / Composure
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Persuasive / Sales Ability / Negotiation Skills
  • Have reliable means of transportation

    E.O.E.

    Job Type: Full-time


    Surface Designer for Wallpaper

    York Wallcoverings, Inc., a leader in the manufacture and design of wallcoverings, is seeking a Surface Wallpaper Designer to join our highly talented and creative wallpaper design studio in York, PA. This position is responsible for the creation of computer-aided design patterns for our various wallpaper lines. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work well under pressure and be open to taking direction. They must be able to handle multiple designs at the same time, working in Photoshop to put artwork and archival documents into proper print repeats, as well as creating coordinates. The candidate will be given the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on teamwork in our highly acclaimed design studio. The designer will be working on a wide range of design styles (traditional, contemporary, etc.) and must be able to adapt to the design style needed.

    Qualifications

  • Experience in wallpaper or textile design.
  • Strong ability to develop, design patterns in repeat and thorough understanding of print separations.
  • Strong Photoshop coloring and separation knowledge and skill a must.
  • Ability to render in various mediums (ex: painting, drawing etc.) innovative designs based on market trends.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the design field.
  • In-house position requires candidate to live within daily commutable distance from York, PA.
  • Working knowledge of artistic definitions. Acumen for color.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and achieve goals / deadlines.
  • Advanced organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects.
  • Carry out assignments independently.
  • Proactive worker – ability to anticipate what the team needs before they need it.
  • Ability to adapt to change (Flexible).
  • Creative, reliable, responsible, focused.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Upload images into the Digital Asset Management System (D.A.M.) and use of the D.A.M. during collection development.

    E.O.E

    Job Type: Full-time

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    Application process:

     

    Base requirements for consideration:

    1. We require all employees to have a high school diploma or GED, with some jobs requiring higher levels of education
    2. All offers extended are contingent upon a satisfactory background check
    3. We are a drug-free and tobacco-free company
    4. We are an equal opportunity employer

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    DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS

     

    We provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with a disability, provided it does not create an undue hardship on the company. Employees and applicants who feel they need a reasonable accommodation should direct such requests to the Human Resources Department. Upon receipt of an accommodation request, the Human Resources Department will meet with the individual employee to discuss and identify the precise limitations resulting from the disability and any potential accommodation(s). Personnel from the Human Resources Department, in conjunction with the other individuals who have a need to know such information and who assist in the accommodation process, will determine whether any proposed accommodation is feasible. The Company will engage in a good faith interactive process with the employee or applicant to decide on an appropriate and effective accommodation, if possible.

    Medical information provided during this process is maintained confidential. The Company will take reasonable precautions to protect medical information from inappropriate disclosure. Managers and other employees have a responsibility to respect and maintain the confidentiality of employee medical information. Anyone inappropriately disclosing medical information is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.