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Sales Support Specialist Intern, Summer 2021 Job

DATE: Dec 4, 2020

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Sales
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: No


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, Inc., has a job opportunity for a Sales Support Specialist Intern to be located at our headquarters in Lancaster, PA.   The internship is a full-time position for 8 - 12 weeks during the summer, and will be offering an hourly salary. Depending on business need and quality of candidate work, this position can also turn into a part-time job throughout the school year. This position is also a feeder into our Commercial Sales Development position. Our Commercial Sales Development position is for graduates, who are willing to relocate. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Qualify leads
    • Systematically evaluates sales opportunities and targets those with the greatest potential for producing positive business results.


  • Job Follow-up on B and C Architects
    • Supports job follow-up by documenting all customer interaction and completed tasks documented in (SFDC)


  • Document findings in – Notes and Set Activities
    • Conveys messages logically, simply, succinctly, and at the right pace in


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have completed at least 2 years of a 4-year program in a related field
  • Minimum of a 2.8 GPA, both within major and cumulative
  • Must be proactive, self-directed, and detail-oriented
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Must possess capacity to work independently and collaborate as part of a team
  • Must be able to sit at desk for up to 8 hours a day and stand for up to 8 hours a day at events, carrying equipment up to 50 pounds



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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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