Sales Project Manager – Southwest Fireplace
Aurora, IL
Posted 9 months ago

Southwest Fireplace – Aurora, IL




Since 1995, Southwest Fireplace is a family-owned company founded on hard work, innovation, quality products, and self-drive. If you have an interest in leading technology home products, home remodeling or new construction, have a passion for design and are ready to take your career to the next level, this is the role for you!

Southwest Fireplace affords a wide reach of job opportunities. Out of our three showrooms in Palos Park, Frankfort, and Aurora,  we provide a large variety of hearth, patio, and barbeque industry products to the Chicago area and surrounding suburbs. We work with homeowners and homebuilders to offer clients solutions for upgrading or adding to the beautification of their living spaces, both indoor and outdoor. 


Southwest Fireplace is looking for a hard-working and self-motivated sales project manager.  The Sales Project Manager is the first point of contact in our showrooms and throughout the sales process, to provide the client with product knowledge to guide him or her to the best fireplace and patio products their home needs. This position offers salary plus commission-based pay, no cold-calling, provides great benefits including medical, dental life insurance, 401(k) plan (matched by Southwest Fireplace), paid vacation time, and no Sundays!

This team member will assist retail and contractor clients with product selection and technical information while providing professional customer service.  All training on product will be provided and no prior industry experience is necessary. This is a full-time position, working five days a week during the spring and summer and six days a week during the fall and winter.  Team members must be willing to work Saturdays (spring and summer months include an additional weekday off).

Our Sales Project Managers Perform the Following Duties:

  • Learn about the hearth products we sell and stay up-to-date on new products
  • Welcome clients in our showroom and engage with their project
  • Guide customers through product selection with personalized advice
  • Quote projects and close sales
  • Arrange and schedule visits with clients to preview jobsites
  • Advise clients of expectations and manage their job from start to finish
  • Collect and organize required photos, paperwork, and information for each job
  • Create, maintain, and update orders in our order entry system
  • Provide professional, accurate, and timely information on order status, product availability, shipment details, and scheduling of installation with our technician team
  • Collect and process payments for projects when sold and when completed
  • Various open and closing showroom tasks

Qualifications or Experience We Are Looking For:

  • A positive “can do” attitude
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, and ability to establish rapport through a 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
  • Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is a plus but NOT required

Benefits at Southwest Fireplace:

  • Health insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid vacation time off
  • Employee discounts
  • On the job training – no prior experience necessary

Please submit your resume and application to or apply at

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