Chief of Staff

New York, New York, USA Legal Full-time
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.


We are seeking an experienced problem-solver highly analytical person to help support our CEO and Executive Leadership Team (ELT) across a variety of important projects. Serve as liaison, helping “connect the dots” between executives, senior leaders, and the CEO regarding key project and company priorities.  The candidate must be a confident self-starter who is comfortable working independently and cross-functionally , has a high level of initiative, possesses a strong attention to detail, and is professional with a great deal of accountability.  
 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as liaison, helping “connect the dots” between executives, senior leaders, and the CEO regarding key project and company priorities
  • Plan and execute executive engagement cadence (e.g., weekly ELT meetings, quarterly functional deep dives)
  • Own strategic business initiatives from problem definition through execution under the guidance of senior leadership
  • Assist and communicate with executives in decision-making, program management, and initiative implementation
  • Track key project progress & milestones across functions/senior leaders, to provide visibility to the CEO and to Cision’s private equity owners
  • Develop relationships with different levels of employees/leaders to increase efficiency of day-to-day operations & special projects

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration or similar discipline required.  Master’s in Business Administration or similar discipline preferred
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of consultancy experience is required, preference for large consultancy organizations
  • Prior experience in management consulting, investment banking, or business operations/planning
  • Needs to possess sharp analytics, program management skills, & critical thinking
  • Must be a results-driven problem-solver, with a strong ownership mentality and attention to detail, deeply organized, and capable of handling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a confident self-starter with a high level of initiative that is comfortable working independently and cross-functionally
  • Possesses strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrates professionalism at all levels with a great deal of accountability
  • Ability to develop stakeholder relationships among cross-functional groups and throughout various levels of management Strong verbal and written communication skills; experience creating storylines in presentations for executive/Board-level audiences is a plus
  • Highly efficient with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to translate data to business insights that drive decisions
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 Falcon.io 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 www.cision.com and follow @Cision on Twitter.
 
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