carwow is hiring an

Interim Sales Consultant

London, United Kingdom

carwow makes choosing and buying your perfect car easy and enjoyable. By comparing the best offers from our top local and national dealers, you get the car you want, from the dealer you like best, at a price that’s right for you.

We’re a driven, energetic startup with a team of 200+ based in London, Munich and Madrid. We are backed by some of Europe’s leading VCs and have raised over £48m in funding since we launched, so we’re growing fast. We've just been ranked 6th in the Financial Times' Top 1000 Fastest Growing Companies in Europe. We’re relentlessly driven and constantly asking ourselves how we can make carwow better. If you’re proactive, motivated, and want to help us change the future of car buying, get in touch. It’s the chance to be at the start of something huge.

We are looking for an outstanding interim Sales Consultant to help design, operationalise and roll out new initiatives across our UK dealer base. You will be supporting our Sales Director and engaging with clients representing accounts of all sizes (from a few thousands of pounds a year to over a million) and at all levels, including PLC CEOs, and must be able to understand and interpret the complexity of their clients’ needs when operationalising new plans.

Role spec

  • Input to the design and roll-out plan of new initiatives across carwow’s UK dealer base, as well as leading key work streams therein
  • Support Sales Director and work alongside existing sales function to sell concept to existing and future carwow dealers
  • Support sales team to oversee the adoption, optimisation, and integration of new carwow initiatives
  • Develop sales materials and train wider team in their use

Requirements

  • Experienced in B2B sales, with consistent track record of delivering against targets and objectives
  • Track record of dealing with senior executive contacts and of leading negotiations of contracts worth in excess of £100k pa
  • Experience presenting to senior customer executives
  • Driven and determined mentality, with exceptional objection handling capability
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically
  • Highly commercial and numerate
  • Experience of the automotive sector desirable, but not essential
  • Experience of leading a team desirable

Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • A dog-friendly office in Victoria, with free refreshments and a variety of breakout spaces (let Mat Watson take you for a spin around our office here)
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • 5 days additional holiday for new parents a year, for their children’s first 3 years
  • Sanctus mental health coaching
  • Flexible working hours with the opportunity to work from home one day a week
  • Monthly company-wide socials, Friday drinks and an annual ski trip
  • A generous annual training budget for you to spend on your personal development
  • carwow fitness and well-being groups open to everyone in the office. These include activities such as yoga, netball, football, dodgeball, and tennis

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