Sales and Administrative Office Assistant – Southwest Fireplace
Aurora, IL
Posted 3 months ago

Full time position available in Aurora, IL

$19-$22 / hour plus sales commission opportunity

Southwest Fireplace is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant and Receptionist at our Aurora, Illinois showroom. We are a family owned business that proudly services homeowners, builders, and remodel professionals for all of their fireplace and patio needs throughout the Chicagoland area. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for answering and directing phone calls, updating orders and technicians’ daily paperwork, assist with basic marketing campaigns, inventory control, data entry and general organizational tasks. Other aspects of this role may include various opening and closing showroom tasks, sales (no cold calls), general administrative tasks, customer service, and social media assistance.

The ideal candidate for this role is diligent, energetic and likes to multi task. This career is a fantastic opportunity to establish a career with great earning potential and full benefits. For more information on our products and services, please visit our website:

Other perks of this role:

  • No Sundays! No cold-calling for sales
  • Vendor and on-the-job training supplied
  • Fun and challenging work environment
  • Company events

Qualifications or Experience we are looking for:

  • A Positive “Can Do” Attitude
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Office experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, friendly and outgoing persona
  • The ability and desire to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to multi task with great attention to detail
  • Advanced computer knowledge i.e. Microsoft Office (Word and Excel Spreadsheets), basic graphic design, and data entry
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Reliable transportation to and from work *** REQUIRED ***

Showroom Hours: ** In-Office (No WFH)***:

  • Monday – Wednesday: 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM and Thursday – Saturday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Compensation: Hourly + Commission Opportunity = $50K – 65K with sales experience and effort

  • Medical Insurance – Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental Insurance – Guardian
  • Life Insurance – Guardian
  • 401K Retirement Plan – Southwest Fireplace will match up to 3%
  • Paid Vacation Time

The Ideal Team Member Brings:

  •  A Positive “Can Do” Attitude
  •  Good Phone Etiquette
  •  Friendly, Outgoing, Persona, The Ability And Desire To Work Well In A Team Environment
  •  Ability to Multi-task with Great Attention to Details
  •  Customer Service Experience is helpful
  •  Good Communication Skills
  •  Intermediate Computer Knowledge – Power Point, Excel, Outlook
  •  Ability To Type > 35wpm

Company Description:  Fireplaces/Patio Products

Southwest Fireplace and its three store team is the premiere Chicago area fireplace dealer. We carry the best brands and provide them to our clients as the best value in the marketplace.  Many of our team members have been with us for nearly two decades.  This is truly a place you can put down roots and build a long term career. 

To continue our healthy growth, we need quality, energetic people like you to join our team.  Our company’s success is built on the skills, drive, and attitudes of our team members. This career is a fantastic opportunity with great earning potential and benefits for a talented, outgoing, and motivated team player. If you have the drive and desire to succeed, this career is for you. We are currently in need of a full-time Team Member for each of our 3 showrooms: Aurora, Palos Park and Frankfort, Illinois.

Take your career to the next level and join our team with the largest fireplace and patio showrooms in all of Chicagoland!

  • All applicants will be subject to a criminal background check and chemical substance use testing as we are committed to providing a safe and supportive work environment for our team members.

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