Posted on 
Jun 10, 2024

Account Manager

Cambridge
Entry-level, Junior, or Associate
Sales/Biz Dev
CarGurus
CarGurus
CarGurus
Public
1001-5000
Consumer Products & Tech

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, CarGurus is the all-in-one platform that’s moving the entire car shopping journey online and guiding customers through each step. This includes everything from selling an old car to financing, purchasing, and delivering a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit CarGurus.com each month, and more than 30,000 dealerships use our products. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, while empowering our Gurus with tools and resources to fuel their career growth. Our goal is to give all people—consumers, dealers, and our employees—the power to reach their destination. 

Job Description

Role overview

The Account Manager (AM) role leads the success, retention, and growth of their book of business throughout the customer lifecycle. An AM has a positive relationship with both internal (Account Executives) and external (Dealer Partners) stakeholders. As the primary contact for dealers and dealer groups, AMs are responsible for providing an effective and communicative consultative performance analysis and technical support experience to ensure dealers are getting a positive value from their CarGurus subscription.

What you'll do

  • Account Managers (AM) work closely with Account Executives (AE) to drive growth within the existing customer base through product upgrades, new product sales, and renewals.
  • Through effective relationship management and proactive engagement, the primary objective of an AM is to protect against dealership churn and drive the growth of product and services usage.

What you'll bring

  • Required Skills/Abilities Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Account Management experience is required
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of related experience required

 

Who we are

At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do

The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit CarGurus.com each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

Role overview

The Account Manager (AM) role leads the success, retention, and growth of their book of business throughout the customer lifecycle. An AM has a positive relationship with both internal (Account Executives) and external (Dealer Partners) stakeholders. As the primary contact for dealers and dealer groups, AMs are responsible for providing an effective and communicative consultative performance analysis and technical support experience to ensure dealers are getting a positive value from their CarGurus subscription.

What you'll do

  • Account Managers (AM) work closely with Account Executives (AE) to drive growth within the existing customer base through product upgrades, new product sales, and renewals.
  • Through effective relationship management and proactive engagement, the primary objective of an AM is to protect against dealership churn and drive the growth of product and services usage.

What you'll bring

  • Required Skills/Abilities Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Account Management experience is required
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of related experience required

 

Working at CarGurus

We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all

CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We also encourage you to tell your recruiter if you require accommodations to participate in our hiring process due to a disability so we can provide the appropriate support. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus. #LI-Hybrid

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