Cision – Why Work For Us?

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Where Media and PR Connect.

PR and communications professionals come to us to find media information. Target their pitches. Connect with audiences. Monitor coverage. Understand public perception. Respond to crisis. And measure and analyze their results.

Members of the media come to us to find leads. Specify their areas of coverage. Determine how they want to be contacted. Find new professional opportunities. And gain access to the latest buzz, and insights from the global media community.

From freelancers to the Fortune 500, the world's communicators look to Cision to make sure their message succeeds. And we provide the PR and media solutions - including software, services and tools - to help them navigate the changing media landscape and cover every angle - from beginning to end, around the globe. All delivered through CisionPoint, our integrated, award-winning on-demand software solution.

Careers

Research exciting career opportunities at Cision and be part of the innovative team that is creating the next wave of PR and media solutions.

What's kept us cutting edge for more than a century? Innovators like you.

At Cision, we believe that staying in the lead means always moving forward. That's why we are committed to finding and keeping the best and brightest people as part of our team. After all, it's our people that fuel our innovation, service our customers, and keep Cision at the forefront of PR and media solutions, technologies and services. Do you have what it takes to join our team?

Employee Benefits

Industry-leading benefits that go above and beyond expectations.

Beyond the paycheck.

As a Cision employee, you're positioned directly on the cutting-edge of the social media landscape. Working with the next generation of technology and tools to help communicators capitalize in a Web 3.0 world. Along with competitive salary packages, Cision offers all the benefits you'd expect from a leading company. But to reward the very best talent in the industry, we go above and beyond, including:

  • Comprehensive Medical (includes Vision) and Dental plans nationwide through Blue Cross & Blue Shield’s Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) network. (and they start when you start!)
  • Paid time off (PTO) – 18 days for 0-3 years of service; 22 days for 3+ years of service
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting
  • Healthcare, Dependent Care, and Transportation Pre-tax spending accounts
  • Life events guidance through the Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee development and training programs

Start experiencing a career you'll never get tired of, because it's always evolving.

Even more Benefits!


  • Bonus for employee referrals
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • New Manager Onboarding Program
  • Free Yoga (Corporate Headquarters)
  • Paid Volunteer Day

The Cision Work Culture

Passionate people from around the world, connected to a common vision.

Passion. Innovation. Commitment.

Cision is a diverse group of people from every region of the globe. Separated by oceans, time zones, geography and languages. With different backgrounds, cultures and customs. Yet we all share one common vision: to create the best possible place for the world's communicators and media professionals to connect.

Our staff is passionate about what they do each day, because of what we do together as an organization. Leading the industry in helping communicators navigate, stay ahead of, and capitalize on the evolving media landscape.

At Cision, you not only get a front-row seat to the innovative tools and technology powering the next-generation of communication - you get to be among the first to use them, making history and bringing never-before-seen capabilities to our clients. All to help communicators get their story out efficiently and effectively. Through traditional media, social media and whatever comes next.

Working in an industry that's always evolving requires a specific kind of person. Individuals who not only embrace change, but can provoke it as well, find a place where they can thrive at Cision.

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    Great opportunities to come, a lot of room for growth

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    Pros

    I have been at Cision for a little under three years and have been promoted three times. There is a lot of opportunity for growth if you are performing and hitting your goals. As with any acquisition, there has been a lot of change in a short amount of time but the change has been positive and is leading our company in the right direction. I am very excited to be working for an industry leader in the space, not to mention one of the most fun companies I have ever worked for. The work life balance is phenomenal and you will definitely be rewarded for your hard work. While the environment is laid back, you are held accountable and hard work definitely noticed by management.

    Cons

    I am a firm believer that no organization is perfect, however there is nothing that I would determine as a "con" to working here. While I know I could probably be making more as a top performer in other sales organizations, the culture, people I work with and work life balance keep me happy at Cision. This company will absolutely be willing to discuss compensation if you are consistently performing.


Cision Interviews

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    Interview

    Standard process. Phone call with recruiter,1 on 1 with key managers, presentation at then with panel. The process will be explained clearly by the recruitment team. I advise understanding at a basic level what the software allows and updates on the company.

Cision Awards & Accolades

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The Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago, Built in Chicago, 2014
Insights Product or Service – Vendor, In2 SABRE Awards, 2014
CODiE Award (Best Media & Information Monitoring Solution), Software Information Industries Association, 2013
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Additional Info

Website www.cision.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1932
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Cision is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Communication professionals use Cision to access the world’s largest pitchable media and blogger database, distribute press releases, manage influencer outreach, measure social media activities, and analyze... More

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