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Coton Colors Careers

We celebrate every day. Even work days. Be part of the Coton Colors team, and you’ll know what we’re talking about.

Take a peek into what a day at Coton Colors Corporate is like.


Check out our core values below. 

Creative

Creating original, artistically designed products featuring both function and flair, providing customers with versatility and a touch of fun, while also stimulating employees in an inspiring, clean and organized atmosphere.


"Can Do" Attitude

There are no immediate answers of NO at Coton Colors.


Discerning

Expecting the absolute best of ourselves, with an unprecedented attention to detail in planning, creation and execution in every area of our company. Always working to the level of “The Coton Colors Way” which is doing things better, with more style and with more fun than anyone else.


Intelligent

Consistently seeking learning opportunities to improve our talents.


Quick, Hardworking & Nimble

In everything we do, constantly improving our methods to do it better, faster and cheaper without sacrificing our core values We are nimble and are pleasantly adaptable to take advantage of opportunities.


Giving

Realizing our own blessings, seeking out ways to give back a little HAPPY to those that need it most.


Hospitable

Evoking a warm, nurturing environment with our employees and customers alike, creating lifelong relationships.


Shoot the Moon Mentality

Consistently challenging ourselves to find and tackle bigger and better ideas.


Respectful

Steadily seeking out and listening to the feedback and insight from employees, vendors and customers, striving to incorporate opinions to create the best products, methods and services. Supporting each other with a tenacious pursuit of dependable communication and on time deliveries of promises.


Trustworthy

Operating with the highest of moral standards – we expect those of others, so we definitely expect the same of ourselves!


Proud

Always taking the time to be proud of our many accomplishments and recognizing, acknowledging and celebrating them along the way.


Happy

Finding HAPPY in all that we do – from the first product idea through development and into creation and marketing – bringing that HAPPY to our customers.

Explore the possibilities.

Sales Representative

FUNCTION: Sales

POSITION: Sales Representative

REPORTS TO: VP, Sales & Marketing

LOCATION: Tallahassee, Florida

JOB SUMMARY: Sales Representatives are responsible for acquiring and developing customers in targeted areas, within specific customer types while providing an excellent customer experience.  Representatives must meet or exceed sales goals while selling the full Coton Colors collection.   

JOB FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

  • Meeting or exceeding assigned monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets
  • Understanding and communicating the Coton Colors brand
  • Targeted travel, occasionally for multiple days at a time
  • Customer communication via all channels – In person, phone, email, fax and company systems and websites
  • Providing excellent customer service and development to include
    • Customer onboarding and training
    • Order information, placement and inquiries
    • Customer communication regarding sales initiatives and promotions
    • Product information
    • Appointment setting
  • Customer data management
  • Assisting in ideas and development of sales campaigns and promotions
  • Participation in companywide and industry events
    • Trade shows, Conventions, In-store events
  • Mentoring Sales Associates and new Sales Representatives

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree.
  • 2-3 years of experience in customer service and/or sales field, retail a plus

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Eager to learn and grow
  • Quick learner and ability to retain information
  • Hardworking with an internal drive to meet and exceed goals
  • Nimble, while remaining calm and using good judgement
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong creative thinking in an effort to recognize and solve a problem
  • Ability to work closely with a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Uphold and exemplify the Coton Colors core values and image

Sales Associate

FUNCTION: Sales

POSITION: Sales Associate

REPORTS TO:  Sales Development Manager

LOCATION: Tallahassee, FL

JOB OVERVIEW: Sales Associates work closely with Sales Development Manager and Sales Representatives and are responsible for acquisition and development of customers, selling the full line of Coton Colors products and meeting sales goals while providing an excellent customer experience. Sales Associates are responsible for a targeted territory. 

JOB FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

  • Meeting or exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets
  • Targeted travel, occasionally for multiple days at a time
  • Customer communication via all channels – In person, phone, email, fax and company systems and websites
  • Providing excellent customer service and development to include
    • Customer onboarding and training
    • Order information, placement and inquiries
    • Customer communication regarding sales initiatives and promotions
    • Product information
    • Appointment setting
  • Customer data management
  • Participation in companywide and industry events
    • Trade shows, Conventions, In-store events

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • College Degree
  • 1-2 years of experience in customer service and/or sales field, retail a plus

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Eager to learn and grow
  • Quick learner and ability to retain information
  • Hardworking with an internal drive to meet and exceed goals
  • Nimble, while remaining calm and using good judgement
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong creative thinking in an effort to recognize and solve a problem
  • Ability to work closely with a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Uphold and exemplify the Coton Colors core values and image

Designer

FUNCTION: Visual Creative

POSITION: Designer 

REPORTS TO: Creative Director 

JOB OVERVIEW: Designer is responsible for ALL things creative and visual at Coton Colors, but the job isn’t limited to that. Since Coton Colors designs and manufactures products, there is a large part of the job that leads in the development of products, fixtures, merchandising, collateral and coordination of events, among many other things. It is absolutely vital that the Designer is a forward thinker with great attention to detail, strong discernment, and takes initiative in all he/she does. 

JOB FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the execution, training, and compliance of corporate reference tools of the Brand Identity Guides and Visual Style Guides. 
  • Design and develop products that are original, on brand, and in keeping with the company’s mission statement from the beginning conception of a product, to the spec creation, and down to the quality control and managing the sample inventory
  • Research and design new merchandising initiatives to implement for all product collections on all brand outlets and initiate the update year after year
  • Design, coordinate, and execute the design of all temporary and permanent booth layouts
  • Lead the efforts to upkeep the brand visual aesthetic of the Corporate Office and Design Center and Flagship Stores
  • Coordinates, Styles, and Executes all photo shoots including sourcing unique props, setting scenes, and bringing the Coton Colors products to life through photography efforts in addition to assisting as needed with photography processing and edits.
  • Lead the design and delivery of creative collateral including but not limited to:
    • Website design and online design support (graphics/current information)
    • Email campaign support
    • In-store point of purchase and display layouts
    • Sales Tools (flyers/vinyl decals/selling boards/take aways)
    • Corporate branding (email signatures/business cards/document creation)
    • Catalog and Magazine Design (product layout, page design layout, product clipping)
    • Write and gather print specs/quotes and follow through ordering collateral
  • Lead the coordination and organization of the tracking process for collateral, ensuring all pieces move through the correct review and approval process and the deadlines are met.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in Design
  • Solid design portfolio

KEY COMPETENCIES: 

  • Highly organized, analytical thinker with excellent communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to manage multiple high priorities and make tight deadlines in a very fast-paced work environment 
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • A good eye for color, detail, functionality of a product and layout
  • Both abilities to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Creativity, initiative, and a flair for layout and graphic design, with the ability to design for a brand
  • Results focused using performance targets and goals to drive self and team success
  • Strong discernment and takes initiative to “do it and do it right”
  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly and can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately
  • Technology skills: experienced in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint), Communication applications (Skype, Go To Meeting, Basecamp), and Adobe Suites (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom)

Photography Associate

DEPARTMENT: Design

POSITION: Photography Associate

REPORTS TO: Creative Director

JOB OVERVIEW: Photography Associate coordinates and executes photos and videos that are original, on brand, and in keeping with the company’s mission statement from the beginning conception of a campaign and/or need, to the actual photo or video shoot, and down to the editing and storage. 

JOB FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to: 

  • Lead photo and video shoot preparation, execution and clean up.
  • Lead the coordination and organization of the tracking process for product imagery, ensuring all products have the required collection of images for brand platforms.
  • Use critical thinking in ensuring the images  and videos that are taken are not only on brand, but also effectively market and sell the product as intended.
  • Strong discernment for efficient styling and shooting – making the most of every photo or video shoot effort to get the most out of it.
  • Videography to tell and show the brand’s story as well as bring products to life.
  • Lead the editing and processing of new imagery and/or videos then saving
  • Process existing imagery on an as-needed basis and perform functions such as cropping and saving for a specific need.
  • Assist with artistic tasks such as creating, crafting, painting, sourcing photo shoot props, sets, etc. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Solid Portfolio

KEY COMPETENCIES: 

  • Highly organized, analytical thinker with excellent communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to manage multiple high priorities and make tight deadlines in a very fast-paced work environment 
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • A good eye for color, detail, functionality of a product and layout
  • Both abilities to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Strong discernment and takes initiative to “do it and do it right”
  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly and can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately
  • Technology skills: Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Lightroom as well as camera and videography equipment

Human Resource Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION

FUNCTION:  Office Management
POSITION: Human Resource Associate
REPORTS TO: VP Operations

JOB OVERVIEW: Human Resource Associate is involved in both the recruiting of new employees and retention of current ones. The associate creates and places ads for job openings, sets appointments for interviews and performs some initial interviewing of applicants. She creates and implements programs for new employees, such as orientation and training on company policies. Developing, implementing and executing programs that increase employee retention and company culture is another responsibility of the human resource associate. Associate will manage corporate travel and assist VP of Operations.

JOB FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

  • Human Resources
    • Support HR director in the development and execution of all company policies
    • Assist in the hiring process of new crew members: includes recruitment, interview scheduling, verifying work-history and references and candidate communication
    • Support HR Director in the development and execution of company training program
    • Manage new-hire procedures: including organizing crew onboarding, creating new employee files, and ensuring all necessary paperwork is properly filled out and submitted to appropriate persons
    • Prepare materials and help organize employee performance reviews
    • Manage benefits program and vendor relations. Assists employees with questions, issues and enrollment
    • Maintain complete confidentiality of all HR-related information
  • Mange crew celebration program
    • Manage Crew Gifting Program
    • Plan and execute crew celebrations
  • Manage company hospitality
    • Plan and execute all crew meals
    • Plan and execute all company visitors
    • Plan and execute hospitality for all company events
  • Manage company travel reservations
  • Assist VP of Operations

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • College Degree in HR or Business Administration AND
  • 1-3 years’ experience in corporate HR or administration

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Highly proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Highly organized and efficient worker; skilled at multi-tasking
  • Ability to maintain employee confidentiality
  • Positive and personable
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Able to follow directions accurately and without hesitation
  • Willing to take initiative and work independently when needed
  • Understanding, empathetic and relatable
  • Reliable, people person who enjoys working with a diverse range of individuals and puts employee requirements and needs first

Atlanta Flagship Store Associate

POSITION: Retail Store Associate

REPORTS TO: Store Manager

LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia

JOB OVERVIEW: Retail Store Associates are responsible for selling products in the Coton Colors Flagship Store. Associates will support and maintain the integrity of Coton Colors through exceptional customer service, maximizing sales and assisting in store operations needs.

JOB FUNCTIONS include but not limited to:

  • Engage the customer through product awareness and selling
  • Understand the Coton Colors brand and be able to articulate to customers
  • Provide exemplary customer service in the store, on the phone or through social media contact
  • Drive store results through add on selling and conversation that meet the customer’s wants and needs
  • Help to maintain a clean, organized and inviting environment for the customer
  • Maintain an organized stock area
  • Accurately process transactions in a professional manner utilizing the POS system
  • Comply with all established company policies and procedures
  • Help execute and participate in all in-store events
  • Assist manager with keeping visual displays current and stocked

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • High school graduate
  • Prior retail experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the store
  • Experience with a POS system a plus
  • Ability to withstand constant walking and standing; frequent bending stooping and reaching
  • Ability to move about in a store including climbing ladders and the ability to lift up to 35 pounds

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Exceptional sales skills
  • Polite and professional
  • Self-starting & self-motivated
  • Proactive, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Warehouse Associate

FUNCTION: Product

POSITION: Warehouse Associate

REPORTS TO: Inventory Manager

LOCATION: Tallahassee, FL

JOB OVERVIEW: Warehouse Associate is responsible for all aspects of warehouse functions including the receiving, storing, handling, shipping and preparing of product for customer delivery while maintaining the warehouse in a safe and orderly fashion.

JOB FUNCTIONS include by are not limited to: 

  • Picking and packing customer orders 
  • Unloading product containers
  • Stocking merchandise
  • Inventory counting
  • Customer assistance at warehouse sale
  • Packing and loading product for events
  • Downstocking inventory 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Highschool diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and lift for 8 hours/day
  • Simple computer ability.

KEY COMPETENCIES: 

  • Strong, physically fit
  • Hard working
  • Positive attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions

Internships

We are currently looking for interns at our Tallahassee Corporate Office in our Sales, Graphics and
Design departments.
For more information or to submit your resume, please emailcareers@coton-colors.com

Don’t see a position available in your area of expertise? Send us your resume, and we will keep it on file for future possibilities. Please email resumes to careers@coton-colors.com