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Commercial Sales Development Program Job

DATE: Sep 16, 2022

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

​Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 
Relocation offered: Yes 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 10% 
Non-compete: Yes 
Location: Work from home position located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania 

 

​What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 
 

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 6 month sales development position beginning in Lancaster, PA, that will lead to a full time outside sales placement in the Americas. You will spend 6 months receiving world class training preparing you for your outside sales role.

 

AWI’s Commercial Sales Development program has defined milestones throughout the 6 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
  • Have a passion for sales demonstrated through coursework, part time jobs, and/or student activities

 

Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.

 

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

 

For more than 150 years, we have 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.

 

We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

 

Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.

 

Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!


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