Onboarding Specialist

Albuquerque, New Mexico, 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.

The Onboarding Specialist is an entry level role that provides employees with direct access to customers, serving as the primary point of contact for new members as well as an existing territory of accounts. The Onboarding Specialist is responsible for onboarding all new Cision distribution members and managing the accounts for the first several months of membership. Each new member will require a multi-channel welcome from an Onboarding Specialist to discuss their individual needs as well as gain an understanding of the full suite of products and services available to them. Important collateral and logistics will need to be communicated to new customer and the Onboarding Specialist will be responsible for driving new members to repeat usage, uncovering and matching needs to Cision’s products and services, and increasing Cision value to the client via phone and email interaction.  The Onboarding Specialist will also be responsible for a quarterly review of each new account and the customer’s engagement potential as a long-term customer.          

You will help us with:

  • Provide new distribution customers with an in-house specialist for a designated period to help with onboarding and understanding how to maximize membership.
  • Meet or exceed goals through sales of products and services.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of all Cision products and services with the ability to see across product lines.
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork and positive culture influence in line with the Cision Values.
  • Collaborate with other divisions and subject matter experts within Cision to develop integrated strategic packages & solutions.
  • Manage all inbound requests from designated accounts and educate clients on new products and services.
  • Meet or exceed Key Performance Indicators as assigned and adhere to call quality guidelines.
  • Negotiate new structured or customized contracts to increase and secure revenue and manage difficult negotiations with clients arising from competitive situations.
  • Practice exceptional time management and organization to effectively take care of the reactive and proactive requirements of the position.
  • Provide excellent customer service both internally and externally.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of your business to your manager on a weekly basis or as otherwise instructed by sales leadership.
  • Understand and employ Miller Heiman sales methodology tactics in accordance with monthly activity metrics.
  • The ability to work on-sight in the Cleveland or Albuquerque office.
  • Maintain an active Individual Development Plan (IDP) to ensure continued professional growth and development.
  • Other duties as assigned by sales leadership.

You will be a good fit if you have:

  • A keen interest in business communications, public relations, and content.
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to think and react quickly under pressure.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the success of a team.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Extreme accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with CRM systems (i.e. Salesforce.com)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Six months successful sales and customer service experience or relevant certification.
  • Strong interpersonal, telephone, communication and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work on-sight in the Cleveland or Albuquerque office.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours in accordance with company needs/work flow demands
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.
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 DiversityJobs.com.
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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