Sales Development Representative

Cision US Austin, Texas


Position at Cision US

Sales Development Representative – Austin, TX

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 TrendKite 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
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience making outbound calls (past experience in a Sales Development or Business Development role)
  • Ability to clearly articulate TrendKite’s value proposition and use cases
  • 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
  • Professional training

About Cision:

Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today’s communication professionals. Offering the industry’s most comprehensive PR, IR and social media software, rich analytics, content distribution, and influencer outreach, Cision enables clients to engage audiences, enhance campaigns and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision solutions include PR Newswire, Gorkana, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision serves over 100,000 customers in 170 countries and 40 languages worldwide, and maintains offices in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. For more information, visit or follow @Cision on Twitter.

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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