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Marketing Launch Project Manager Job

DATE: Apr 29, 2021

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Marketing 

Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 

Relocation offered: No 

Employment status: Full-Time 

Travel: 10%  


Location: Lancaster, PA. A great central location 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, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


As our Marketing Launch Project Manager, you will be managing and driving launch schedules and related tools to coordinate across businesses. Additionally, you will analyze, initiate, collect and/or recommend process changes to improve day-to-day workflow, and recommend interface of technologies to benefit the launch process.    


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 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.


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.



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 casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
  • 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. 


What you'll be doing:

  • Working closely with integration manager to create major and interim launch schedules and communicate them a quarter in advance of kickoff dates
  • For off-cycle launches, leveraging key milestones to ensure key critical path steps are met and drives schedules to meet communicated dates
  • Providing ongoing updates to marcom, marketing and integration manager as to status of launch milestones as well as expectations for sales tool production & fulfillment
  • Overseeing and managing product information and updates across tools, including core samples and the online digital catalog, providing timely and accurate information
  • Networking with the web team to ensure database content matches
  • Integrating with marketing communication team members to define production/tactic requirements for each launch, and documenting the planned elements for launches in Sharepoint on behalf of the Marketing & Communications teams
  • Associating key dates for these tactics and overseeing project management of the elements through production, assembly of kits, and shipping
  • Recommending guidelines and process improvements to ensure smooth transitions.
  • Working with ebus and digital teams to drive system evolution and leverage fields in the Digital Asset Management system to sync with One Doc, and creating parallel pathing of assignments for launch tactics
  • Evaluating use of G drive, Teams sites, Digital Asset Management Systems and recommending opportunities to streamline and eliminate redundancies
  • Recommending beneficial integrations across enabling tools within Teams, including Sharepoint, Project Boards, Miro, and others 
  • Helping create formatting for consistent sharing across businesses
  • Creating process for integration of database adds, deletions, and updates to feed catalog/web
  • Updating additional sources impacted by data changes, and maintaining regular schedule of updates for cover, index, intro pages, photo gallery, at-a-glance charts, overviews, item listings and other catalog pages impacted by line changes
  • Coordinating updates to labels and proofreading, assisting in inventory managemnet, and replenishing new sampling initiatives like SampleBox from Anguleris


What will make you successful:

  • 4+ years project management experience with complex projects
  • Prior experience in Project Management as primary responsibility
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Daily application of web-based technologies, including Microsoft Suite, Teams, and related plug-ins
  • Experience implementing process improvements 
  • Detail orientation with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across functions and drive schedules
  • Ability to work across multiple priorities and respond with agility


Preferred qualifications:

  • Project management certification
  • Digital savvy
  • Ceiling product familiarity
  • Proofreading experience
  • Database/systems experience
  • Asset management or asset control experience



Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodation statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us 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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