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Creating innovative products and concepts with great designers is Vitra’s essence. They are developed in Switzerland and installed worldwide by architects, companies and private users to build inspirational spaces for living, working and shopping as well as public areas.

With its classics Vitra represents groundbreaking 20th century design. Today, in combining technical and conceptual expertise with the creativity of contemporary designers, Vitra seeks to continue pushing the boundaries of the design discipline.

A family business for eighty years, Vitra believes in lasting relationships with customers, employees and designers, durable products, sustainable growth and the power of good design.

The Vitra Campus with buildings by some of the world’s leading architects and the Vitra Design Museum with its exhibitions on design and architecture, design archives and a comprehensive furniture collection are all part of Vitra. They inspire visitors, inform the design process and create an atmosphere in which innovation flourishes.

VP of Retail f/m

Country:  US
City:  New York City
Level of Employment:  100%
Duration:  permanent
Required Travel:  50-75%
Company:  Vitra Inc.




The position


The VP of Retail will be responsible for overall operation and business for West and East Coast Sales through Dealer, A & D and Direct Sales via internet and retail sales


Your responsibilities


  • Responsible for the growth and maintenance of three sales channels within the organization by fostering existing sales channels and creating new ones
  • Create and execute business sales plan that aligns with the company mission statement and culture
  • Responsible for reporting, analyze figures, such as profit and loss, forecasting, etc.  Provide strategic feedback and proactively adjust plans to exceed goals

Your Profile


  • Diverse leadership qualities which will create strength in the company and brand by relating to all levels of the organization
  • Strong business acumen with focus on sales
  • Forward thinker with the ability to create, implement and oversee several moving projects to achieve the bigger goal while achieving own personal successes
  • Oversee growth in b2c and b2b areas of e-com, dealer business, and direct (showroom) sales for Vitra and Artek
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • You are prepared to travel



Are you interested?

In Vitra, you will find a pulsating environment where you can thrive an make a lasting contribution.


If you have further questions please contact Christine Martini at +16103919780x122.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City