Sales Project Manager – Southwest Fireplace
Aurora, IL, Palos Park, IL
Posted 6 months ago

SOUTHWEST FIREPLACE – 11921 S. 80th Ave. Palos Park, IL and 2630 N. Farnsworth Ave. Aurora, IL 


Job Description:

Southwest Fireplace is looking to hire a motivated individual at each of our three showrooms in Frankfort, Palos Park, and Aurora, Illinois. We sell, service, install, and repair fireplaces, patio furniture, and outdoor grills.  We proudly service homeowners, builders, and remodel professionals throughout the Chicagoland area. The Sales Project Manager is the first point of contact in our showrooms and throughout the sales process, to guide the client with product knowledge to select fireplace and patio products for their home needs.  For more information on our products and services, please visit our website:

This position is paid by salary plus commissions; therefore, the more you apply yourself, the more money you will earn and full time status provides full benefits.

Compensation: Salary + Commissions = $60K-100K with 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

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

Hours for this position ** In-Office (No WFH)***:

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

Responsibilities Include:

  • Greeting customers in the showroom and providing assistance to determine his or her needs for the sales or service related inquiry,
  • Learn about the hearth products we sell and stay up-to-date on new products,
  • Answering sales calls and general product or service related inquiries,
  • Providing detailed explanation of products, features and functions,
  • Quote and create sales order utilizing Southwest Fireplace’s guided sales process, purchase sales material through various select dealers,
  • Provide professional, accurate, and timely information on order status, product availability, shipment details, and scheduling of installation with technician team,
  • Job-site measurements for product viability before installation,
  • Accounts Receivable follow up on your customer or builder orders,
  • Various open and closing showroom tasks at the Palos Park location

Qualifications or Experience we are looking for:

  • A Positive “Can Do” Attitude
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • 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
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is a plus but NOT required

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 the best Fireplace, BBQ, and Patio team in all of Chicagoland!

Compensation and Benefits:   Salary plus Commissions ($60K- $100K with experience and effort) and    

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan – 3% Employer Match!
  • Paid Vacation Time

Work Location: In person (***NO WFH***) at the Palos Park location: 11921 S. 80th Ave. Palos Park, IL or 2630 N. Farnsworth Ave. Aurora, IL 

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.

Please submit your resume to, No phone calls please.

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