Account Executive, Emerging Franchise
Meet CarGurus—the #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, we’re building the world’s most trusted and transparent 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.
This role will entail selling CarGurus advertising products and services to Emerging Franchise dealerships across the United States. The Dealer Account Executive, Emerging Franchise will be strong at presenting CarGurus offerings and benefits as an inside sales professional (primarily over the phone and also via email).
This role will work parallel to the Franchise Account Executive role, focusing on small to medium franchise dealerships. This position is designed for a highly motivated individual to gain the skills necessary to potentially move into an Account Executive, Franchise role.
As an inside sales position, it is critical that candidates be persuasive, self-starters and will be expected to manage your own time, set priorities and meet monthly goals.
CarGurus dealers have various concerns and questions about CarGurus so candidates will need to also wear a customer service hat and be able to listen and respond to dealers and solve their issues within a reasonable amount of time. In this role, candidates must also be comfortable conveying issues to the rest of the CarGurus organization. As such, candidates must bring strong analytic and presentation skills.
Who You Are:
- 1-3 years of proven inside sales experience
- Strong sense of customer service
- Good organizational skills
- Strong internal motivation
- Bachelor's degree in Business or Sales is desired but not required
- Industry Experience a Plus
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.