Vehicle Marketing Specialist

Santa Barbara, CA

Tired of working in an office for a flat salary or an hourly wage? Do you thrive when you’re working on your own without someone watching over your shoulder throughout the day? Do you enjoy being outdoors? Then come join one of the biggest providers of on-the-lot services in the automotive industry!

The Vehicle Marketing Specialist is a unique position that blends photography and customer service at automotive dealerships that have contracted with AutoUpLink Tech for marketing content creation services. You will visit assigned, client sites multiple times per week to photograph vehicles to create content that contracted customers use to advertise vehicles to shoppers. The Content Creation team you will work in are service delivery experts that work with customers in a local geographic area.

With continued growth, we have found the need to locate someone who can deliver on-the-lot services to contracted clients. They will have the ability to grow and take on more as they prove themselves and hopefully will bring some new best practices we can implement. The ideal candidate will have 2 - 3 years photography experience and a working knowledge of automotive retail vehicle prep and listings online; however, all candidates with relevant skills and "mojo" will be considered! Salary will be commensurate with experience, including a super competitive benefits package.

About Us

AutoUpLink Tech provides automotive retailers with applications and tech-enabled services, with a focus on inventory management and merchandizing, that allow retailers to interact with their customers throughout the shopper lifecycle from initial interest to vehicle ownership. Simply put, we bring people together around vehicles.

Our team includes brilliant people who share the goal to ethically design technology solutions that address customer needs in new and innovative ways. It’s exciting stuff, and you can be part of it. Work with amazing people doing amazing things. You’ll learn heaps and be challenged daily. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish.

Earning Potential

The compensation plan for this critical role includes:

  • Base salary
  • Commissions per vehicle serviced (no confusing or complicated commission calculations! Just multiply the number of vehicles serviced each day by your commission rate per vehicle, and based on your hard work, watch the earnings add up)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401k with Matching Payments by the Company
  • Life Insurance paid for by the Company
  • Disability Insurance

Responsibilities

  • Visit client dealership locations daily to perform contracted services for customers
  • Photograph vehicles at client sites using a company-provided camera
  • Capture video of vehicles
  • Print window labels (i.e. window stickers and Buyer's Guides) and apply them to vehicles
  • Interact with dealership personnel during visits to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Synchronize (i.e. upload) the captured photos or video clips to company's cloud environment using company software

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years recent, applicable professional experience;
  • Proficiency with digital cameras and with indoor and outdoor photography;
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently;
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills;
  • A good driving record, valid driver's license and appropriate levels of vehicle insurance;
  • Minimum education of a High School diploma;
  • Stout communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • Comfortable using computers and technology;

Desired Experience:

  • 3-5 years of photography experience
  • Experience troubleshooting issues and solving problems independently
  • Familiarity with the automotive retail industry
  • Team player with high energy and excellent personality
  • Exceptional Communication Skills
  • No fear attitude

Bonus Points for:

  • Automotive Retail experience;
  • Experience providing lot services to automotive retailers earns double bonus points;

  • What we Look for in Who we Work With

    Details Matter: Every “How can I help you?”. Every swipe of the finger. Every piece of packaging. Everything. And it doesn’t matter just some of the time. It matters all of the time. That’s how we design things at AutoUpLink Tech. The result is something noteworthy and lasting.

    We’re perfectionists. Idealists. Inventors. Designers. Forever tinkering with products and processes, always on the lookout for better. A job at AutoUpLink Tech is one that expects a lot of you, but it’s also one that rewards original thinking and hard work. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

    When you imagine the creative design process at AutoUpLink Tech, at first you may not picture someone in HR. Or operations. Or finance. But we expect Design thinking and solutions from everyone here, no matter what their responsibilities are. Innovation takes many forms, and our people find new ones every day because they are encouraged to participate and to deliberate like Designers.

    Send us your resume and cover letter and we’ll be in touch!