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Cision Overview

Chicago, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (CISN)
Computer Hardware & Software
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Cision Ltd. (NYSE : CISN ) is a leading global provider of earned media management software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows modern communicators to target key influencers ... Read more

Company Updates

  • "Cision is a global, multicultural organization that recognizes how differences enrich a workplace environment through diverse talent and ideas," said Valerie Lopez. "I look forward to continuing the company's work in this area, building our diversity strategy and shaping new DEI programs as we further expand our workforce worldwide."

    Cision Names Valerie Lopez Vice President of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Cision

    CHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cision® (NYSE: CISN) has appointed Valerie Lopez as Vice President of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Lopez, who has been with the company since 2000, took on the position this year to lead the creation and delivery of a global diversity and inclusion strategy, shaping the approaches necessary to continue fostering a culture of inclusivity throughout the Cision business worldwide.

  • "Recent research conducted by Cision with PR Week found that 77 percent of CMOs and CCOs believe they can improve comms measurement and business objective attribution relative to the status quo," said Kevin Akeroyd, Cision CEO. "Combining Cision and TrendKite will address this important objective for industry professionals worldwide."

    Cision® Acquires TrendKite, Extending Its Leadership in Measurement & Attribution

    Building on its vision of Earned Media Management, Cision enhances its award-winning Cision Communications Cloud® with TrendKite's advanced measurement and AI...

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Cision – Why Work For Us?

Now PR Can Communicate Like Never Before

Cision empowers communicators to identify influencers, craft and distribute meaningful stories, and measure the impact.

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?

The Cision Work Culture

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

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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Cision Photos

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Cision Interviews



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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Cision (Chicago, IL) in February 2010.


    usual 3 steps process

    Interview Questions

    • can you do ABC if you have no idea what it is about?   1 Answer
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Cision Awards & Accolades

  • High Performer: Who Tops Chicago Tech – Cision, G2 Crowd, 2016
  • Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago, Built in Chicago, 2016
  • The Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago, Built in Chicago, 2014
  • Insights Product or Service – Vendor, In2 SABRE Awards, 2014
  • New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Marketing/Public Relations Solution, International Business Awards, 2015
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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