Customer Success Manager - Open to remote UK workers -

London, UK Customer Service Full-time
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 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.

The Customer Success Manager will be responsible for the overall customer health, experience and relationship maintained of a portfolio of customers.  The CSM will be working closely with the rest of the Customer Experience team along with the Sales team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the overall customer health and experience of a portfolio of customers, which may be subject to change in client profiles and sizes over time.
  • Responsible for driving retention and growth for our most valuable customers, including delivery of customer retention and upsell/cross sell identification targets as defined by Customer Experience leadership, and collaborating closely with Account Managers to execute on renewals and expansion opportunities.
  • Responsible for proactive outreach to customers within their portfolio, within the guidelines established for different client sizes and product types.
  • Understand key customer pain points and use cases, in order to communicate Cision ROI to clients and ensure they get the most out of their products and services.
  • As needed, acts as a point of escalation and resolution for customer issues for the Customer Support function.
  • Act as the voice of their customers to Customer Success and Customer Experience leadership and other stakeholders within Cision, including providing feedback regarding product and service improvements.
  • Works with the Account Managers to develop overall account plan.
  • Enters activities in Salesforce to ensure proper tracking.
  • Works cross-functionally and build strong relationships with New Business, Account Management, Customer Support, Customer Onboarding, and Customer Operations individuals and teams.
  • Performs other duties as required

What are we looking for?

  • Undergraduate degree is preferred.
  • Driven, self-starter, enthusiastic and with an “ownership” mentality.  
  • Adaptable to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Experience in related field, with proven experience in customer-facing teams in a similar capacity is an asset. Or customer success or account management experience in a SaaS/software company.
  • Strong collaborator with proven abilities to partner internal stakeholders in support of fostering a cohesive and compelling customer experience.
  • Advanced listening and verbal communication skills to understand customer needs or problems and respond clearly and concisely. Solid relationship building, influence and negotiation skills. 
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM software is required.    
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint is required.  

What you will get?

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Dental and healthcare plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cision Extras – retail discounts
  • Learning Portal

If this sounds like you and you feel you have what it takes to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you!

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™ 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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