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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.

Sales Associate West Coast f/m

Country:  US
City:  San Francisco
Level of Employment:  100%
Duration:  permanent
Required Travel:  0-25%
Company:  Vitra Inc.




The Role
The A & D San Francisco SR. Sales Associate reports to the VP of Sales West Coast (Los Angeles). The office is based in San Francisco. The salary is based on experience.


Job Description
• Develop new business by developing leads through contacts and relationships with new architects/designers, key accounts 
• Maintain existing Key Accounts
• Established contacts in the A+D community in SF, Silicon Valley, and surrounding areas is key
• Present products and solutions to Architects, Designers, Customers and Dealers
• Correspond with sales support team and customer service to support accounts through project and provide ongoing support of all existing customer
• Create and manager account lists for Key Architects and Key Customers
• Complete required reporting
• Maintain internal project software database 
• Find and develop new dealers in your territory
• Ongoing support of existing dealers
• Correspond with marketing to develop strategies to generate new business for samples and materials
• Attend events to promote product


Your Profile
• 5-7 years plus industry sales experience
• Computer knowledge including Outlook, Microsoft Office Suite with focus on Power Point for Presentations
• Must have ambition to meet strategic aggressive new business sales goals

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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland