Email Marketing Associate

| Cambridge

Meet CarGurus—the #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, we’re building the world’s most trusted and trans0parent automotive marketplace where it’s easy to find great deals from top-rated dealers. 

Founded in 2006 by Langley Steinert (co-founder of TripAdvisor), CarGurus is a technology company with a passion for data and its power to simplify every aspect of the car shopping experience. Using proprietary technology, search algorithms and innovative data analytics, we provide unbiased validation on pricing, dealer reputation and vehicle history.

We are looking for a Email Marketing Associate to build email templates using HTML and CSS and support marketing campaign execution and testing. This position will report directly to the Director of Consumer Retention in CarGurus’ consumer marketing team and will have significant cross-functional interaction with creative (copywriting and design), analytics, and external email vendors.

What You’ll Do:

  • Code, assemble, and QA email templates in our Email Service Provider (ESP) platform (Iterable) to ensure technical perfection of every email sent
  • Create new email templates as needed and update existing email creatives
  • Setup, test, and launch email campaigns
  • Create filters in Iterable for segmentation using customer profile attributes and other variables or work with analyst on custom list pull
  • Slice and convert PhotoShop Document (PSD) files
  • Use rendering tools (Litmus, Email on Acid) to preview and test designs among devices, browsers and mail clients; fix issues as they arise
  • Ensure utilization of deliverability best practices and compliance of content with brand standards, privacy, spam regulation (CAN-SPAM), web accessibility/ADA, etc.
  • Report on campaigns post-launch

 Who You Are:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience developing and coding emails and templates
  • Technical skills:
    • HTML, CSS, Photoshop (Dreamweaver a plus)
    • Experience with Responsys, SFMC, IBM, Epsilon, Adobe, or other first-tier enterprise ESP
    • Knowledge of major ISPs, rendering tools, and email best practices
    • Strong understanding of responsive templates and usability principles
  • Extra points for: Experience with Iterable, SQL skills, knowledge of Google AMP requirements, understanding of interactive email
  • Exceptionally high attention to detail, maintaining design integrity during the build process
  • Ability to report out clearly and succinctly on results of an email send/email test
  • Collaborative: Ability to work independently and in a cross-functional setting
  • Ability to handle competing priorities with tight deadlines and work with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

CarGurus Culture:

At the core of our company culture is a spirit of innovation, curiosity and collaboration. True to our start-up roots, we’re nimble, flexible and hardworking. We have a great respect for testing and learning and a healthy aversion to scheduling meetings to discuss meetings. Lunch is catered daily. Gym membership is free. Foosball and ping pong are played often. Now a publicly-traded company, we’re as committed as ever to cultivating the culture that got us here.

In addition to the US, CarGurus operates sites in Canada, the UK and Germany with other markets on the horizon. Our offices are located in Cambridge, MA, Detroit, MI and Dublin, Ireland. If you’d like to learn more, please visit our careers page.

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Location

2 Canal Park 4th Floor , Cambridge, MA 02141
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What are CarGurus Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
CarGurus participates in local volunteer activities such as the The Boston Children's Hospital Corporate Cup Challenge, The Freedom Run 5k, etc.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
CarGurus has committees that are re-elected annually and manage events and programs such as the Charitable Giving Committee and Community Council.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
CarGurus offers company equity in the form of Restricted Stock Units.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We provide a competitive benefits package including health, dental, and 401K match. We also offer 16 weeks paid primary caregiver leave and 2 weeks secondary caregiver leave. In addition, we also offer perks including gym memberships, commuter passes, daily catered lunches, company outings and more.

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