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Location:Chicago, IL
First posted:November 21, 2020

Sales Enablement Manager

Remote - USA /

Professional Services - Professional Services /


Cision Ltd is a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's Communications Cloud platform allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact of PR and Communications Teams' campaigns. Cision has over 4,500 employees with offices in 23 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about our products and services, visit (please use the apply button below) and follow us on Twitter @Cision.

Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We'd love for you to join that group! We invest in our people through training and professional development and we empower them to grow their careers - because the most important measure of our success is yours.

Cision's Sales Enablement Team orchestrates sales excellence by driving talent, message, organizational and pipeline enablement initiatives that produce measurable commercial outcomes. One of the pivotal ways we do this is through the creation and delivery of sales learning programs in partnership with Marketing, Sales Operations and Sales Leadership. To this end, the Sales Enablement Specialist will own our message and pipeline enablement activities including "Selling the Cision Way" and GTM campaigns to support our overall "One Cision" global strategy. Reporting directly to the Head of Sales Enablement, the Sales Enablement Specialist will execute programs that are engaging, that hold our teams accountable, and that measurably accelerate commercial growth. 

You'll help us with:

    • Leverages deep experience in Sales to independently design, develop and evaluate success of our message and pipeline enablement initiatives 
    • Partners with SMEs across the organization to deliver blended learning content (online courses, videos, documents, VILT, ILT) and programs on a wide range of industry, product and process-related topics  
    • Partners with our Onboarding and Marketing teams to train both new sales hires and current sales teams based on strategic priorities  
    • Partners with and assists managers in identifying, prioritizing and executing programs to meet sales training needs 
    • Works closely with Product Marketing to develop and rollout continuous learning programs focused on product certification and product launches 
    • Builds training programs with defined and measurable KPIs to show ROI and overall impact on the business 
    • Champions a culture of learning at Cision 

You'll be a good fit if you:

    • 4+ years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Communications, Teaching, Corporate Training, or a related field 
    • Demonstrated passion for coaching, learning, and development  
    • Experience working with Sales teams or as an individual Sales contributor  
    • Strong verbal and written skills in English 
    • Experience presenting to small and large groups  
    • Ability to influence others, especially leadership 
    • Experience facilitating learning  
    • Basic knowledge and experience with Sales tech tools, especially Brainshark and Highspot  
    • Interpersonal skills to build relationships across the organization both vertically and horizontally  
    • Experience responding to changing work priorities, pressures, and demands 
    • Demonstrated willingness to learn and grow  
    • Mastery of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and willingness to learn video editing and e-Learning design 
    • Strong organizational and project management skills 
    • Experience building curricula and courses preferred 
    • Experience with e-Learning design and development an asset 

Cision is committed to building an environment where all employees are set up to thrive and reach their full potential. 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(c) pledge , the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

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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