Sales Development Representative

Cision US Beltsville, Maryland


Position at Cision US



Sales Development Representative – Beltsville, MD


We are a leader in the professional communications software space. By investing in our brand and technologies, we are driving change in how communications pros distribute, monitor and evaluate their content. We invest in our people through training and management and empower them to drive their careers. 



  • Schedule quality demos for sales team by identifying, researching and contacting potential customers and ensure those demos occur
  • Hit or exceed a monthly quota
  • Make 60+ outbound cold calls and customized emails per day using sales enablement tools
  • Prospect quality contacts and accounts that are a best fit for using the Cision platform
  • Be the first point of contact for potential clients while executing marketing and sales tactics
  • Collect market data before and during customer outreach to understand prospective customer needs and effectively communicate those needs to the sales team
  • Partner with sales reps to ensure that opportunities are moving forward


You Have:

  • An interest in moving to a consultative Sales position within a software company
  • Preferred experience making outbound calls (past experience in a Sales Development or Business Development role)
  • Innate hunger, self-motivation and work ethic
  • Interest in and passion for working at a start – up
  • Be confident running high-volume pipelines in dynamic, quick-moving and rapidly changing environments
  • Positivity and desire to uplift and share knowledge with those around you
  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Bonus if you have lead generation experience in a SaaS company,, Salesforce and other sales enablement tool experience


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 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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