carsdotcom United States, Remote Full-time 2024-05-31

Be essential at Cars Commerce

At Cars Commerce, we’re fanatical about simplifying everything about car buying and selling. We do right by our customers and consumers to better connect the industry with simplified and tierless technology to enhance, measure and drive local automotive retail. Whether through our No.1 most recognized marketplace,, our industry-leading digital experience, Dealer Inspire, our trade and appraisal technology, AccuTrade, or our new Cars Commerce Media Network, Cars Commerce is essential for success in the automotive industry.  

No one ever travels alone here: at its core, Cars Commerce is collaboration. In fact, it’s built into the very fabric of our shared values. We like to say we Rise Together – putting people at the center of what we do, from consumer to customer to community. Life at Cars Commerce makes it easy when we share the ethos to be Open to All, encouraging open-minded communication because we know diverse thinking yields better outcomes. But critical to our success is Caring to Challenge and Taking Ownership, fueling a competitive spirit in a respectful environment where we think about tomorrow but act today. At our foundation, we have integrity, Doing the Right Thing, even when it’s hard. It’s our shared commitment to these values that makes Cars Commerce a place where growth becomes not only possible, but downright unavoidable.

But don’t take our word for it. As a U.S. News & World Report Best Company to Work For in 2024, we’re obsessive about the employee experience. We are among the top 20% being declared “Best” of our industry based on six critical factors that are important to employee wellbeing, like quality of pay, benefits, work life balance and more.


About the Role:

We are looking for a passionate, collaborative and forward-thinking Corporate Media Associate to join us as we grow and thrive in a dynamic and exciting industry. This role touches on all aspects of display, programmatic, social and video marketing channels working with partners like Meta Ads (Facebook & Instagram,) Google Ads, Microsoft Ads, DV360 and more. The ideal candidate must possess a keen understanding of the online space with B2C experience and a background in social and display (hands on keyboard preferred.) The candidate has strong organizational and analytical skills with an inherent ability to find trends by analyzing large data sets. This role is part of the CARS Corporate Media team and reports to the Manager of Corporate Media.


Responsibilities include:

  • Implement and manage paid campaigns across display, programmatic, social and video platforms.
  • Monitor and analyze campaign performance data on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to identify performance issues/opportunities to achieve maximum ROI in marketing campaigns. 
  • Monitor and optimize monthly budget pacing to ensure budgets are spent efficiently each month.
  • Compile data across partners and work in collaboration with the Analytics team to create bi-weekly reports, including analysis for insights, optimizations and future strategy development. 
  • Collaborate on the development of media strategies and plans including ad copy, creatives/messaging, flighting, budgeting and KPIs. 
  • Develop audience targeting and segmentation strategies using 1st party data to execute campaigns (including retargeting, custom audiences, suppression lists, lookalike audiences and more.)
  • Provide creative solutions and optimize campaigns to meet KPI metrics including: CPM, CPC, CPA, CTR and more.
  • Conduct A/B testing with various partners, ad formats, audiences, bid strategies, copy variations, images/multimedia, etc. 
  • Work with our agency partner to implement ad trafficking.
  • Monitor on-site engagement metrics of traffic driven by our ad campaigns.
  • Provide updates on new advertising formats, product updates, new channels and technologies in order to improve campaign performance and provide recommendations on how to best leverage new tools and services.
  • This role requires someone who thrives on finding ways to constantly improve the programs by looking for new ways to enhance performance.


Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Marketing, Advertising or related field. 
  • 1-2 years of paid social and display media experience in the B2C space. 
  • Proven experience managing campaigns in Facebook Ads Manager and Google Ads (bonus for experience with programmatic or video platforms) including optimization, ad placement, budget management, pixel creation and advanced reporting. 
  • Social analytics and data analysis capabilities (i.e. Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics) and an understanding of tracking and conversion optimization. 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment along with a proven track record of driving results via conversion-driven media campaigns. 
  • Resourceful, curious, and motivated individual with an ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team setting. 
  • Experience working with ecommerce or other product feeds for dynamic ads is a plus.
  • Agency experience is a plus.
  • Experience working with data in Google Sheets, GA4, Tableau or other data analytics visualization tools is a plus.









In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position which is not inclusive of bonuses, benefits or other forms of compensation that the position may be eligible for. If you are hired at Cars Commerce, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as skills and/or experience. If the salary range is close to what you’re seeking, then we encourage you to apply and learn more about the total compensation package for this position.

Salary Range
$50,600$60,700 USD

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package includes:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Healthcare Plans
  • 401(k) with Company Match + Immediate Vesting
  • New Hire Stipend for Home Office Set-Up
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Generous PTO
  • Refuel – a service based recognition program where employees receive additional paid time away to learn grow and reset
  • Paid Holidays, Floating Holiday, Volunteer Day, Recharge Day
  • Learn more about our Benefits, Perks, & Culture on our LinkedIn Life Pages!

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