At Hortons Home Lighting in Chicagoland, we’re always looking for passionate and experienced individuals to join our lighting team. If you’re looking for a new career in the lighting industry, then look through the listings below to learn more about the positions that we have available. You can apply online by using the button at the end of each section, and if you have questions about a job, then you can contact us directly. We look forward to hearing from you!


Lighting Specialist – Part-Time Available – Hortons of La Grange (La Grange, IL 60525)

Hortons Home Lighting in La Grange is looking for a “Dream Team” of sales associates to fill multiple positions available. Hortons has been serving the community for over 120 years and we pride ourselves on creating a superior client experience from the way our stores are merchandised, to the products we carry, and most importantly, the service we provide to each and every person who walks through the door. As an essential employer, we continue to proudly serve the community during these times and our business is stronger than ever.

We are looking for people who love to sell and love to solve people’s problems. While not required, we favor applicants with a year or more of experience in the service industry, who are drawn to decorating, design or art, and who enjoy helping people make the most of their homes and/or personal appearance. The ideal candidate is excited to learn about the lighting industry and knows how to take initiative.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drives Sales
  • Contribute to store sales goals by selling lighting, accessories and other products offered by Hortons
  • Team with Sales Manager and Associates to promote a positive buying experience and drive overall store sales
  • Develop and utilize sales skills and principals
  • Maximize store promotions, marketing initiatives, and grassroots programs
  • Maintain strong knowledge of features and benefits of existing and new product lines
  • Meet established goals as set by management

Our Hortons family strongly believes in making a difference and giving back to the communities we serve. Perhaps our biggest example of this is the foundation which was started here at the store when two employees passed away from cancer. Since its inception in 2001, The H Foundation has raised nearly $9 million to support basic science cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University. We are also supporters of the Children’s Miracle Network, our local high school’s Transitions Program, Local Makers of innovative products, the local movie theater, local Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops, and many other local charities. If giving back and being a part of an organization that is making a difference is something important to you…join us!

This is not a seasonal position. Sales associates need flexibility to work days, evenings and weekend shifts.

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Daytime Cashier – Part-Time Available- Hortons of La Grange (La Grange, IL 60525)

We are independently owned and part of a worldwide community of over 5,000 Ace retail stores committed to winning customers through legendary customer service. Here at Horton’s of LaGrange our cashiers exemplify the foundation of our service to each customer as they enter and leave the store.

As a Horton’s cashier, you will play a key role in providing legendary customer service to our customers and building customer loyalty. You will be responsible for operating our cash registers with accuracy and efficiency while ensuring the checkout experience is fast and friendly. This includes, but is not limited to, suggesting appropriate additional products, handling merchandise returns and exchanges quickly and efficiently, calling customers when their special orders are in and counting down their cash drawer at the end of each shift.

Qualifications:

  • Helpful customer service skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including daytime hours
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Related experience is preferred but not required

Consider joining the Horton’s team where our friendly atmosphere, competitive wages, merchandise discounts, flexible schedules and a positive management team are just a few of the advantages we offer. This is the perfect job for someone returning to the job force, or perhaps for someone attending local college.

This is not a seasonal job. Must be able to work daytime hours.

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Ace Hardware Sales Associate – Part-Time Available – Hortons of La Grange (La Grange, IL 60525)

As a local business, we pride ourselves in being there for our community in the times of greatest need. Amongst all the uncertainty of the current pandemic, one thing is certain… now is one of THOSE times! Thus, as the local ACE Hardware store and being declared an “essential business,” it is our privilege to be OPEN in La Grange to serve our community for all of their hardware needs. Consequently, we are looking to have people join us who believe in the power of community and the shop local mission. We ARE – Still Open…Always Essential…Forever Helpful.

About Hortons Ace Hardware and Home Lighting
Hortons has been serving the community for over 120 years and we pride ourselves on creating a superior client experience from the way our stores are merchandised, to the products we carry, and most importantly, the service we provide to each and every person who walks through the door.

General Summary
The Sales Associate will not be “selling products”, rather they will be assisting in “solving problems” of those guests who seek their assistance. They will also assist in the receiving, stocking, pricing of all merchandise and help maintain a clean and orderly merchandise presentation and overall store cleanliness.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Customer Service:

  • Provide a positive representation of Hortons Ace Hardware.
  • Proactively assist customers in solving problems.
  • Greet customers entering and throughout the store. Thank customers when finished and when they are leaving the store.
  • Possess a friendly outgoing demeanor; work well with customers as well as associates.
  • Ensure all pages and calls are answered promptly, courteously and effectively.
  • Forward any customer complaint that cannot be handled to a member of management.
  • Possess strong product knowledge and knowledge of store layout and location of products.
  • Assist customers throughout the store with personal, customized service based on the premise of amazing every customer, every time.

Store Operations

  • Assist in creating a positive, professional and safe work environment.
  • Assist with receiving, checking in and stocking of merchandise throughout the store.
  • Assist with maintaining back stock levels.
  • Assist with daily maintenance, orderliness and cleanliness of the sales floor, stock room and outdoor merchandise area.
  • Assist with providing a clean and orderly sales floor, including end caps and ad merchandise.
  • Assist with merchandise resets through the store.
  • Ensure signage is current throughout the store.
  • Communicate any merchandising, cost control or sales idea to General Manager.
  • Participate in store meetings.
  • Be professional in appearance and actions.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

This is not a seasonal position. Sales associates need flexibility to work days, evenings and weekend shifts.

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