Dealer Inspire (DI) is a leading disruptor in the automotive industry through our innovative culture, legendary service, and kick-ass website, technology, and marketing solutions. Our mission is to future-proof local dealerships by building the essential, mobile-first platform that makes automotive retail faster, easier, and smarter for both shoppers and dealers. Headquartered in Naperville, IL, our team of nearly 600 work friends are spread across the United States and Canada, pushing the boundaries and getting **** done every day, together.

DI offers an inclusive environment that celebrates collaboration and thinking differently to solve the challenges our clients face. Our shared success continues to lead to rapid growth and positive change, which opens up opportunities to advance your career to the next level by working with passionate, creative people across skill sets. If you want to be challenged, learn every day, and work as a team with some of the best in the industry, we want to meet you. Apply today!

Dealer Inspire is a CARS brand. CARS includes the following brands: Cars.com, Dealer Inspire, DealerRater, FUEL, CreditIQ and Accu-Trade. Want to learn more? Check us out here!

About the Role:

The Managed Services Specialist is a key member of the Managed Services team and is responsible for the intake, processing, and execution of Managed Services deliverables.  This role works closely with Performance Management Design/Creative, SEO, and DigAd to ensure the complete deployment of each strategy on behalf of Dealer Inspire’s dealer and OEM partners.

We’re looking for people with digital marketing experience who want to be part of a great team, bring their know-how and learn something new every day.  This is an exciting and growing business, with opportunities to develop strategic and cohesive marketing campaigns for clients, working with other marketing specialists and designers to create custom solutions for our clients websites and other digital marketing assets. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with Performance Managers and Managed Services Coordinators in the execution of Managed Services deliverables on behalf of Dealer Inspire’s dealer and OEM partners.
  • Manage and qualify a queue of incoming managed services requests.
  • Collaborate with requesters if there is missing or incomplete information to ensure timely execution of requests.
  • Monitor progress of Managed Services requests against expected Service Level Agreements.
  • Collaborate with Design/Creative, SEO, and DigAd to deliver complete and effective connected marketing strategies.
  • Ensure quality deliverables are complete and accurate.
  • Partner with management to identify efficiency and process improvements.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent customer service and relationship building skills.
  • Must be a team player with cross-collaborative skills.
  • Must be very organized, punctual, and detail-oriented.
  • Excellent time management and an ability to prioritize in a fast paced, dynamic environment. 
  • Fast learner & interested in new technologies.
  • 1+ Years of experience in the same or similar discipline .
  • Knowledgeable in digital marketing including social media, SEO, SEM, and analytics.
  • Curiosity, passion, and a great attitude are a must.  A sense of humor is a plus.


Working  knowledge of:

  • Account management
  • Digital marketing
  • Graphic design
  • Google Analytics
  • SEO
  • Social Media

Benefits & Perks:

  • Health Insurance with BCBS, Delta Dental (Orthodontics coverage available), Eye Med Vision
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 18 days paid time off, parental leave, and selected paid holidays
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Subsidized internet access for your home
  • Peer-to-Peer Bonus program

*Not a complete, detailed list. Benefits have terms and requirements before employees are eligible.








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!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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