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Divisional Vice President-Business Development-Chicago, IL
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Chicago, Illinois, USA Sales 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.
CANDIDATES FOR THIS POSITION MUST RESIDE IN CHICAGO, NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, MIAMI OR TEXAS.
Cision is one of the largest and most recognized global communications providers offering a wide range of solutions and support to marketing and communications professionals.
As the “storytelling” division of Cision, MultiVu is a trusted execution partner for many Fortune 1000 brands, top PR and communications agencies, national non-profit and public affairs organizations. Over the past 20 years, MultiVu has transformed into an experienced integrated communications team of strategists, earned, paid and owned experts to help our clients be recognized by the audiences that matter most.
This Divisional Vice President role will help manage and grow revenue throughout the Central US, working closely with the Cision sales teams to ensure we are supporting our top clients across the entire Cision portfolio of solutions. This candidate will need to have a combination of firsthand experience planning and executing various PR and integrated communications strategies combined with the knack and track record for closing and growing business.
Serve as a communications and strategy SME to entire Cision sales team helping identify and close revenue opportunities – specifically focused on multicultural opportunities
Identify and close MultiVu revenue opportunities within existing Cision client base
Manage opportunities to grow and secure new MultiVu revenue throughout the Central US, including opportunities with top enterprise, agencies and other key Cision teams
DVP is responsible for working independently as an industry expert in defined region to close business
Focused support with key Cision teams such as Insights, Distribution and Enterprise teams to ensure MultiVu solutions are presented to existing, sophisticated Cision clients
DVP is responsible for positioning complex communications solutions including earned and paid media, content creation and distribution solutions to target audiences
Work closely with MultiVu operations teams including strategy, project management, media relations, production/creative, live events and paid distribution to ensure we’ve exceeded client expectations
Retention and growth of MultiVu revenue in region
Work with regional Cision reps as SME to identify business opportunities
Meet or exceed monthly and annual sales goals
Negotiate all proposals with prospective clients
Prepare weekly and monthly reports
Conduct sales presentations to a range of prospective clients
Understand and promote company services and offerings
Lead region visibility for MultiVu Services (industry events, etc.)
Visit clients and potential clients to evaluate needs and promote services
Maintain client records and sales opportunities via SFDC (Salesforce)
Answer client questions about solutions, prices and availability
Bilingual (English & Spanish), preferred
Multicultural experience, preferred
Minimum of 5 years enterprise sales/business development experience
Minimum of 5 years of planning and executing PR and/or integrated communications strategies/tactics – preferably within agency or corporate environment
Interest in being well compensated for securing and growing revenue
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.
, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its
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
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