Posted on 
Jun 6, 2024

Business Development Representative

Cambridge
Entry-level, Junior, or Associate
Sales/Biz Dev
CarGurus
CarGurus
CarGurus
Public
1001-5000
E-Commerce

Car shopping is complicated. At CarGurus, we use data and technology to make it simple, giving people the tools they need to confidently find, buy, finance, or sell a car.

Job Description

Role Overview

Join our dynamic team as a Business Development Representative, where you'll play a pivotal role in acquiring new customers and providing exceptional service to automotive dealerships nationwide. As the first point of contact for many clients, you'll showcase CarGurus' offerings and benefits with professionalism and enthusiasm, utilizing both outbound and inbound strategies.

What you’ll do

  • Initiate contact with potential clients through daily outbound cold calls to both independent and franchise dealerships.
  • Qualify inbound leads by engaging in insightful discussions about dealers' business objectives, strategies, and interest in our market-leading products.
  • Collaborate with our inside sales team to identify and pursue opportunities for new dealership partnerships.
  • Manage and prioritize your time effectively to exceed monthly performance metrics and drive results.

What You'll Bring

  • A passion for sales and a desire to build a successful career in the sales field.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to handle multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Self-motivation, drive, and a commitment to personal and professional growth.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to articulate product offerings and engage with clients
  • Coachability and a willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous sales experience is preferred but not required; we welcome motivated individuals from diverse professional backgrounds.
  • Experience in customer service or hospitality is a plus.

Please Note: This position marks the starting point for a career in sales at CarGurus. We encourage candidates from various backgrounds who are eager to grow within our sales organization. Successful candidates will show a commitment to personal development through our Business Development Representative (BDR) program, providing pathways for advancement.

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

Join our dynamic team as a Business Development Representative, where you'll play a pivotal role in acquiring new customers and providing exceptional service to automotive dealerships nationwide. As the first point of contact for many clients, you'll showcase CarGurus' offerings and benefits with professionalism and enthusiasm, utilizing both outbound and inbound strategies.

What you’ll do 

  • Initiate contact with potential clients through daily outbound cold calls to both independent and franchise dealerships.
  • Qualify inbound leads by engaging in insightful discussions about dealers' business objectives, strategies, and interest in our market-leading products.
  • Collaborate with our inside sales team to identify and pursue opportunities for new dealership partnerships.
  • Manage and prioritize your time effectively to exceed monthly performance metrics and drive results.

What You'll Bring

  • A passion for sales and a desire to build a successful career in the sales field. 
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to handle multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Self-motivation, drive, and a commitment to personal and professional growth.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to articulate product offerings and engage with clients
  • Coachability and a willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous sales experience is preferred but not required; we welcome motivated individuals from diverse professional backgrounds.
  • Experience in customer service or hospitality is a plus. 

Please Note: This position marks the starting point for a career in sales at CarGurus. We encourage candidates from various backgrounds who are eager to grow within our sales organization. Successful candidates will show a commitment to personal development through our Business Development Representative (BDR) program, providing pathways for advancement.

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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