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A family business for the past 80 years, the Swiss company Vitra collaborates with leading designers to develop innovative products and concepts for contemporary home and office environments. Joining a portfolio of furniture classics by Jean Prouvé, Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Verner Panton, these products are used worldwide by architects, companies, the public sector and private individuals to build inspirational spaces for living and working.

Showroom Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  London
Level of Employment:  100%
Duration:  permanent
Required Travel:  0-25%
Company:  Vitra Ltd.

The Position 
Vitra is launching our new flagship London showroom in Shoreditch. At this very exciting time, we are looking for a Showroom Manager to join us.

The key role will work closely with all teams and service providers to create a smooth running showroom & office space and Vitra brand experience.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Ambassador for the brand and delivering a high standard experience at the showroom
  • Facilities and building management
  • Showroom Health & Safety, first aid & fire marshal - with assistance from H&S consultant
  • Support front-of-house duties and Showroom administration 
  • Stock management of showroom products and support of loan & sample management


Your Qualifications

  • Background in senior office, building, facilities or studio management, with proven excellent organisational, hosting/front-of-house, communication and administration skills. 
  • Pro-active member of the team, with a positive and social outlook, that works well independently and as a team 
  • You should be able to work under pressure and be able to distribute and prioritise tasks and situations appropriately 
  • High standard of customer service skills and phone manner are required
  • Passionate about the work you deliver

 

Vitra is committed to a policy of equal opportunity of employment and ensures that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on account of gender, colour, marital status, nationality, religion, political belief, disability, sexual orientation, race, age or ethnic origin. 
 
Work Hours: Monday- Thursday, 8.30am-5:30pm, Friday, 8.30am-5pm
Location: London Showroom (Shoreditch) - 5 days a week

 

What we offer

•    Friendly, sociable team 
•    Pension and healthcare scheme
•    Cycle to work scheme
•    Season-ticket loan 

 

Are you interested?

 

At Vitra, you will find a pulsating environment where you can thrive and make a lasting contribution.

 

If you have further questions please contact Oliver Scott at oliver.scott@vitra.com