Sales Development Representative
Tysons Corner, VA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We'd love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way-all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.

The primary function of a successful Sales Development Representative is centered around inbound and outbound interactions with new or existing fans of Cision through a variety of avenues. The goals of a Sales Development Representative are to identify where the fan is within their Cision journey and book a qualified appointment for Account Executives.
What will you do?
  • Scheduling quality demos for sales team by identifying, researching, and contacting potential customers and ensure those demos occur.
  • Hitting or exceeding a monthly quota and acting as the first point of contact for potential clients while executing marketing and sales tactics.
  • Making 60+ outbound cold calls and customized emails per day using sales enablement tools
  • Prospecting quality contacts and accounts that are a best fit for using the Cision platform, while partnering with sales representatives to ensure that opportunities are moving forward
  • Collecting market data before and during customer outreach to understand prospective customer needs and effectively communicate those needs to the sales team
  • Become an expert with the Cision products and services, buyer types and the tools necessary to be successful: Salesforce CRM, New Voice Media, Microsoft Outlook, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Begin to expand your knowledge of Cision's broader Sales methodology and sales cycle

Who you are?
  • An individual with a passion to start / grow a career within Sales.
  • Relentless and always wanting to learn
  • Received a 4-year degree from an Accredited College.
  • An interest in moving to a consultative Sales position within a software company.
  • You will have an innate hunger, self-motivation, and work ethic.
  • Be confident running high-volume pipelines in dynamic, quick-moving and rapidly changing environments.
  • Positivity and desire to uplift and share knowledge with your TEAM.

As a global leader in PR, marketing and social media management technology and intelligence, Cision helps brands and organizations to identify, connect and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. PR Newswire, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its Brandwatch and social media platforms headline a premier suite of solutions. Cision has offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. For more information about Cision's award-winning solutions, including its next-gen Cision Communications Cloud, visit and follow @Cision on Twitter.
Cision is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and perform at their best. We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledgeand named a "Top Diversity Employer" for 2021 by
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.
Cision is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Cision will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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