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.

Sales Assistant f/m/d Apprenticeship

Country/Region:  FR
City:  Paris
Work-Type:  On-Site
Level of Employment:  100%
Duration:  3 years
Required Travel:  25-50%
Company:  Vitra SAS

Our common goal 

At Vitra, we believe that people's thoughts and feelings ate strongly influenced by their physical environments - whether at home, at work or on the go. 

For our Sales Department in our office in Paris we are looking for a Sales Assistant f/m/d to support our sales team in their daily work. 

This role encourages active collaboration within the French Sales team and offers the opportunity to become part of an established sales organisation. 


 What you can expect 

  • Being part of the different sales activities
  • Client targeting 
  • Preparation of  sales presentations 
  • Establishment of price offers 
  • Execution of market studies 
  • Sales animation (competition, campaigns, product launches, training) 
  • Use of our CRM Salesforce and other digital tools 
  • Hosting of customer visits in our showroom 
  • Assistance of our Key Account Manager team
  • Collaborate actively with our other departments (marketing, sales support,...) 


How you can convince

  • Confident communication in French and English 
  • Solution-driven approach 
  • Interest in selling premium products and concepts 
  • Affinity for design and architecture and a good sense for quality and asthetics 
  • First experience (internship or alternance) is a plus 
  • Strong digital skills (Microsoft Office, CRM,...) 
  • At ease with numbers and calculations

Enjoy working at Vitra 

  • We offer a dynamic, creative, and innovative environment and pursue a sustainable corporate strategy
  • Office design is our specialty - our work environment offers space for creativity including areas for focus time
  • Welcome to Vitra - our orientation and welcome program 
  • "How to work better" - our concept for the hybrid working world - enables mobile working in different facets 
  • We promote lifelong learning through our internal academy and target group-oriented talent management programs 
  • Benefit from attractive discounts on products from Vitra and Artek 


Do you still have doubts? 

You do not bring all the qualifications listed? 


Don't be discouraged: We are convinced that with an eager-to-learn, open-minded attitude, mountains can be moved. 

So, apply anyway and show us why you are the right person for this position. 


We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and living diversity. Your personality and expertise are the only factors that determine your suitability. 


Willem Spans, willem.spans@vitra.com will be happy to answer any questions you may have.