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Inside Sales Partner, Sales Acceleration

Company: CarGurus
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

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 overviewSales Acceleration Partners learn from and lead within our management layer. As a peer coaching resource, our mission is to identify, prioritize, and reinforce the highest impact sales and service motions. By solving for "how", the Sales Acceleration Partners highlight the path to meaningful interactions, both internally and externally.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Partner, Sales Acceleration to spearhead the identification, prioritization, and execution of high-impact projects within our Inside Sales organization. This role demands a results-oriented individual with a strong bias for action, capable of developing trust and building influence within the management layer. The ideal Acceleration Partner will be obsessed with identifying and building shared language and shared motions that consistently deliver positive outcomes.

What you'll do

Identify and Prioritize High-Impact Projects:

  • Conduct thorough analyses to identify projects with significant potential for impact.
  • Prioritize initiatives aligning with sales and service revenue objectives.
  • Properly identify resources needed to complete projects in a timely manner.
    Build trust and influence :
    • Cultivate trust among cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
    • You can achieve this by taking complete ownership in delivering timely and useful insights, tools, and analysis.
    • Develop strategies to influence and collaborate effectively with the management layer in order to garner support and resources for key initiatives.
      Team Leadership and Support :
      • Provide guidance, mentorship, and leadership to sales and service front-line-managers.
      • You understand what specific sales and service objectives lead to revenue results.
      • Additionally you provide insight into which rep-level activities and skills impact specific objectives.
        Communication and Reporting:
        • Regularly communicate project updates, successes, and challenges to relevant stakeholders.
        • Monitor progress towards sales and service objectives rigorously, providing clear insights for front-line-leadership to utilize in their coaching conversations.
          What you'll bring
          • A high integrity, high energy collaborator that seeks out opportunities to make meaningful contributions. You take complete ownership of your impact on overall team success.
          • Strong bias for action. You understand how to drive projects from conception to completion efficiently, ensuring timely and effective execution. You have a demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
          • Clear communicator who can articulate how specific activities, metrics, and KPI's impact sales and service objectives.
          • Proficiency in SFDC, CRM Analytics, and Looker required; you have a strong understanding of how to read and build reporting in order to produce clear and actionable insights.
          • 3-5 years experience in a quota carrying B2B Sales or Account Management role.
          • Experience leading or coaching a sales or account management team is a plus!
          • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to identify opportunities and risks when scoping a project or initiative.
          • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities, capable of building trust and influencing at various organizational levels.
          • This role is expected to be highly visible among the sales and service organization.
          • Preferred in office collaboration of 40%-60%. There may be occasional travel as needed.

            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

Keywords: CarGurus, Cambridge , Inside Sales Partner, Sales Acceleration, Sales , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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