PR Manager

Chicago, Illinois, USA Communications
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.
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The PR and Earned Media Manager will work closely with the VP of Content & Communications to grow Cision’s reputation as a world-class global communications and distribution company, through the generation of global earned media. That requires excellent communication skills, and includes executing public relations and corporate communications activities, from story creation and pitching, to media relations, and more. The PR & Earned Media Manager will coordinate with the broader marketing team to ensure our messaging is consistent across campaigns, and that we’re getting the most from our earned media results.   

Essential Functions

  • Conducts media outreach and pitches 
  • Secures external content placements 
  • Develops strategies to increase and improve brand reputation  
  • Works with Editorial team to issue press releases  
  • Coordinates with comms stakeholders to ensure consistent messaging and campaigns across teams 
  • Handles external executive comms logistics, including speaking engagements and media 
  • Uses Cision software to monitor, manage and analyze comms activities  
  • Works closely with broader marketing team to amplify earned media impact and re-target prospects  


  • Minimum 3 years of public relations or corporate communication experience 
  • Public company experience preferred  
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proficient with social media 
  • Organized, efficient, independent  
  • Experience with PR software, preferably Cision 

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