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Account Executive for Fire Alarm Systems

in Naperville, Illinois


Job Description

Account Executive for Fire Alarm Systems


Thompson Electronics has been selling Edwards Fire Alarm systems for 42 years. We need a high energy candidate to assist our customers and prospects in purchasing the right fire alarm system for their buildings. We have hundreds of existing customers and opportunities.

You would meet with customers, engineering design professionals, building managers, municipal authorities and contractors on a regular basis and assist them in designing, specifying and purchasing the best solution. You would be part of a top notch team of fire alarm professionals to design, program, install and inspect these systems.

Sales territory will be northern Illinois from Indiana to Iowa borders excluding Chicago area. You will be supported by a team of project managers, engineers, programmers and electronics technicians.

The successful candidate will have

  • Technical sales experience
  • Bachelors degree – technical or business
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills

Preference will be given to those that have Edwards Fire Alarm systems knowledge and training, NICET II or higher, and Fire Alarm sales experience. NICET I certification required within first 90 days – will pay for training.

Compensation includes

  • Competitive base salary
  • Commission paid weekly
  • Vacation
  • Health plan
  • 401K with 4% match
  • Auto mileage reimbursement
  • Smart phone and laptop

Edwards Sales and NFPA training provided. NICET preparation training and bonus for Level II-IV achievement.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $52,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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