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Commercial Sales Development Program Job

DATE: Jul 11, 2019

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Sales
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: Yes 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%

 

Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!

 

Armstrong World Industries' building products division, a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative, stylish and environmentally conscious ceiling solutions, is seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to join our commercial sales team. At Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) we make a difference where people live, work, learn, heal and play – by creating and delivering innovative ceiling solutions.

 

In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop your strategic selling skills by building diverse, collaborative relationships with our customers – architects, designers, contractors and distributors – and our internal network of knowledgeable professionals. This position is a 10 month sales development position beginning in Lancaster, PA, that will lead to a full time outside sales placement in the Americas. You will spend 10 months receiving world class training preparing you for your outside sales role.

 

AWI’s Commercial Sales Development program has defined milestones throughout the 10 month program. This will ensure that you acquire the necessary business acumen, market insights, technical product knowledge and strategic selling skills that enable our Commercial Sales Development Specialists to launch their careers within our sales organization.

 

The profile of our IDEAL candidate includes:

  • Individuals in their final year of a 4 year degree or have completed a BS/BA
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to manage multiple priorities
  • Leadership abilities demonstrated through involvement in student organizations and / or community service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Willingness to relocate is required

 

 

 

Why Armstrong World Industries?

 

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

 

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match

 

About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

 

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

 

AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.

 

AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.


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