Account Executive

Cision US

What we do:

Cision is a leading global provider of software and services to communications and marketing professionals. 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.

Position Details

Account Executive
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


  • Own an end-to-end inside sales cycle from prospecting to close 
  • Confidently outbound cold-call into target companies, identifying key decision makers and influencers 
  • Set and execute strong product demos weekly 
  • Manage personal pipeline and effectively articulate progress to key sales goals: know your business 
  • Represent company culture and values in all client conversations
  • Hit and exceed monthly sales quotas
  • Minimum 1 year Technology sales 
  • 4 year Bachelor's degree 
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States (we do not sponsor at this time) 
  • Innate hunger, self-motivation and work ethic 
  • Positivity and desire to uplift and share knowledge with those around you 
  • Stellar communication skills both over the phone and in writing 
  • Past examples of sales excellence and crushing quotas 
  • Previous management of the full sales cycle from hunting to closing 
  • Bonus if you have experience in a SaaS recurring revenue model, Salesforce CRM experience, experience in or strong understanding of PR, and sold to midsize and larger complex companies

Why Cision?

Cision employs the brightest, most passionate folks in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join that group!

Cision's recent acquisitions of startups TrendKite and provided the company with additional innovative technology and a focus on user experience that sets 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.

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