Account Manager

Cision US Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at Cision US

Account Manager

Cision, a leading global provider of software and services to communications and marketing professionals, is looking for an Account Manager based out of our Chicago office. Our flagship product, the Cision Communications Cloud, is an industry-leading comms platform that delivers best-in-class earned media monitoring and analytics, a comprehensive media and influencer contact database, newswire distribution, business results attribution capabilities, and much more.

 

Cision's recent acquisitions of startups TrendKite and Falcon.io provided the company with additional innovative technology and a focus on user experience that set the company's software apart from anything else in the comms industry. With these additional capabilities, the next generation Cision Communications Cloud platform delivers an improved user experience, more intelligent and interactive reporting, and better campaign execution for PR and comms teams.

 

By investing in our brand, our team, and our technology, we are leading a revolution in the PR and communications industry. We invest in our people through training and professional development and we empower them to grow their careers - because the most important measure of our success is yours.

 

Responsibilities

As an Account Manager, you will work with an established client base and be responsible for maintaining and growing sales from these accounts.

  • Maintain high on-time renewal rates within a portfolio of current customers.
  • Grow business through cross-selling and up-selling.
  • Provide expertise and solutions based selling with the entire suite of Cision products and services.

Qualifications

  • The ability to sell value at all levels over the phone.
  • Sold On-Demand, SaaS (Software as a Service) solution or subscription-based product to a diverse customer base.
  • A proven track record of growing business from an established client base.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • A consistent and documented track record for achieving monthly/quarterly/annual target metrics.
  • 2-5 years of sales experience focused on growing existing business or new business
  • Large account management or project management experience
  • Proven track record for closing large and mid size companies
  • A communications, public relations or journalism background preferred
  • Ability to adapt, overcome objections, and learn complex solutions
  • Experience selling in the PR vertical is preferred

Company Insights:

  • State-of-the-art office
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • FSA (Health & dependent care)
  • Life & disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible PTO and work arrangements
  • Casual work environment
  • Gym on site
  • Tuition reimbursement & professional training

 

The Cision Story:

Cision Ltd. (NYSE: CISN) is a leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. Cision has over 3,000 employees with offices in 15 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about its award-winning products and services, including the Cision Communications Cloud®, visit www.cision.com and follow Cision on Twitter @Cision.

 

Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.

 

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