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Sales Representative

We have an opportunity for a dynamic salesperson to join our team at Mather Place! The opportunity is a great match for a motived person who enjoys selling an upscale product to older adults. We are seeking a full-time Sales Representative for our boutique rental residence in Wilmette, Illinois. The Sales/Residency Advisor will educate and build effective relationships with prospects sharing the attributes of Mather Place, secure deposits, and move-ins in a professional and timely manner to meet or exceed occupancy goals. Join Mather Place to combine your sales experience with the opportunity to make an impact in the lives of older adults.

Essential Functions:

  • Initiates contact with and responds to assigned prospect inquiries in a timely and appropriate manner as defined in sales training and goals, consistently delivering a sales ‘Mather experience’ for each customer. Is accountable for initiating number of contacts via email, phone, or in-person per established goals.
  • Maintains current, complete and accurate prospect notes and data in the Matrix lead management system following established Matrix program procedures. This includes updated classifications and follow-up strategies.
  • Manages designated lead bank to appropriately progress sales relationships thus achieving sales goals. Conducts tours of the community for prospects and family members and provides responses to questions and information relative to living at a Mather community. Cultivates relationships with prospects and acts as a liaison between prospects/depositors and Mather team members involved in the sales and approval process assuring a timely approval and move-in.
  • Has direct accountability for achieving sales goals as assigned.

About Mather Place:

Mather Place is an independent living rental community for those age 62 and better located in the heart of Chicago’s North Shore in Wilmette, Illinois, a short walk from Old Orchard shopping center. Mather Place includes 179 independent living apartment homes, as well as two restaurants, a fitness center, art studio, library, and more.

Mather Place is located at 2801 Old Glenview Road in Wilmette.

What We Offer:

Mather offers a benefits package* that goes above and beyond.

All employees are eligible for:

  • Generous paid-time off (PTO) program including vacation days, sick days, personal days, and holidays. Earn-as-you-go plan that rolls over year to year, offering flexibility
  • 401(k) program with strong employer match and annual contribution (Age 21 or better)
  • Convenient subsidized parking or public transportation for certain locations
  • Learning to Age Well Program – employees can be reimbursed up to $130 per year for completion of classes such as music lessons, yoga, or foreign language classes

Benefits-eligible employees can take advantage of:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Extended illness benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement promoting lifelong learning
  • Employee wellness programs, including free annual wellness screening
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance - 100% coverage by Mather

*Benefits are subject to change without notice. Benefits details dependent on employment status.

Expectations of Mather Employees:

  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • The ability to establish and maintain relationships with residents, customers, and coworkers
  • The ability to learn new tasks and information and apply to serving others
  • A commitment to delivering on responsibilities
  • Reliability, professionalism, and a strong work ethic

About Mather:

Based in Evanston, Illinois, Mather is a unique, non-denominational not-for-profit organization founded in 1941. Dedicated to developing and implementing Ways to Age Well, we create programs, places, and residences for today’s young-at-heart older adults. These include senior living residences (The Mather, Mather Place, and Splendido); a variety of community-based initiatives; and Mather Institute on Aging, a resource for research and information about aging, trends and innovations in aging services, and more.

Mather values employees and is serious about supporting their health and professional development. We’ve been named one of “Chicago’s Top Workplaces" by the Chicago Tribune for four years in a row and have been recognized as Illinois’ Healthiest Midsize Employer.

Mather is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If this sounds like you, then please apply for this position. When applying, please include all work history. List your employers, starting with the most current/recent, including self-employment. Please do not state "Refer to resume."




Bachelors or better.



2-5 years: Selling experience (service related), strong computer skills and experience with customer relationship management system strong interpersonal and communications skills, professional demeanor, organizational skills and attention to detail,

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Virtual Interviews, Social Distancing, Temperature screenings


  • Selling experience (service related): 2 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No
Salary Range
$38,000.00 - 72,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Chicago, IL 60290, US