Auto Trader UK

  www.autotrader.co.uk
  www.autotrader.co.uk
Recent Updates
  • Auto Trader UK update
    2 days ago

    The move to our new London office is getting closer. Check out the location at:http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIzmt

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    A major 130,000 square foot office development by the King's Cross Central Limited Partnership, designed by Allies & Morrison, completing Summer 2014

  • Auto Trader UK update
    10 days ago

    We're very excited to find out that our Manchester office is one of the top 10 coolest offices in the UK. Thank you Glassdoor http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIz1P

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Auto Trader UK – Why Work For Us?

Having successfully transitioned from print to digital, the Auto Trader branded website forms the core part of the group’s business; AutoTrader.co.uk is the UK’s leading motoring website with over 11.5 million unique users per month, carrying out over 139 million searches on more than 360,000 new and used vehicles. This strong position means TMG operates the number one UK marketplace for motorists and offers unrivalled response to customers’ advertisements.

The group monetises its consumer usage principally through the sale of classified advertising to its dealer customers. It operates primarily in the UK and has a subsidiary company in Ireland.

We are the recognised route to market for vehicle dealerships in almost all of the areas in which we operate and have continued to offer market leading quality and services to our customers. We have created brands, including our digital marketing services consisting of RAZSOR, 2nd Byte and Autotrade-mail, recognised by millions of consumers and the car sellers benefit from our expanding set of tools to help them access those consumers.









Benefits

It's not all about the money...

Joining Auto Trader gives you access to some amazing benefits and learning opportunities. You can design your own benefits package from day one!

Grow Your Own Career

  • Great career progression
  • Supportive environment
  • Frequent Training opportunities
  • Conferences and learning events
  • Support and Mentoring
  • Regular hacks & brownbag sessions
  • Volunteering in the Community
  • Develop valuable experience at scale!

Brilliant Benefits for all

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days
  • Group Personal Pension
  • Company Funded Medical Benefit
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Medical & Eye Care Benefits
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Shopping and Leisure Discounts
  • Free Coffee!

Pick n Mix Benefits

  • Buy/sell holidays
  • Private Medical
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work
  • Dental
  • Give as you Earn
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Health Screening
  • Travel Insurance
  • Wine Club




Our Values

This is what we really care about, do our values match yours?

  • Be Determined

    We are determined to take this business to it's full potential, and beyond!

  • Be Reliable

    AutoTrader has been serving it's customers for 37 years, they can rely on us being here for another 37 years at least.

  • Be Curious

    To be successful, we need to feel free to ask questions and try things out, even if we make mistakes.

  • Be Inspirational

    We are courageous and inspirational to our people, customers and the whole industry

  • Be Humble

    We are all about serving our customers, consumers and of course each other.





We are always looking to hire amazing people. Could you be one of them?

Great People

"You can turn to anyone and ask for help and they will help you, there isn't anyone who will turn you away"




We're proud to be supporting some great events of the next few months.  Come and say hi to us at:

 

Hack Manchester, MOSI 25th & 26th October

Student Hack, First Street 31st October - 2nd November

NUX3 - UX & Design Conference, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester 10th Nov 2014

 

You can also say hello to us at the following Graduate Fairs

 

Business & IT Graduate Fair,  The University of Salford 29th October

Graduate & Placement Fair, Manchester Metropolitan Univeristy 5th November

Computering Graduate Fair, The University of Salford 19th November

 

For further details on events please visit our careers page for more details at www.autotrader.co.uk/jobs

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We're proud to be supporting some great events of the next few months.  Come and say hi to us at:

 

Hack Manchester, MOSI 25th & 26th October

Student Hack, First Street 31st October - 2nd November

NUX3 - UX & Design Conference, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester 10th Nov 2014

 

You can also find us at the following Graduate Fairs

 

Business & IT Graduate Fair,  The University of Salford 29th October

Graduate & Placement Fair, Manchester Metropolitan Univeristy 5th November

Computering Graduate Fair, The University of Salford 19th November

 

For further details on events please visit

We're proud to be supporting some great events of the next few months.  Come and say hi to us at:

 

Hack Manchester, MOSI 25th & 26th October

Student Hack, First Street 31st October - 2nd November

NUX3 - UX & Design Conference, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester 10th Nov 2014

 

You can also find us at the following Graduate Fairs

 

Business & IT Graduate Fair,  The University of Salford 29th October

Graduate & Placement Fair, Manchester Metropolitan Univeristy 5th November

Computering Graduate Fair, The University of Salford 19th November

 

For further details on events please visit our careers page for more details at www.autotrader.co.uk/jobs

our careers page for more details at www.autotrader.co.uk/jobs

Auto Trader UK Reviews

27 Reviews
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Auto Trader UK Chief Executive Officer Trevor Mather
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19 Ratings
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    14 years..........and still love working here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Auto Trader UK full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    - The culture and environment is amazing.
    - People are genuinely valued and listened to.
    - Really powerful company values that staff believe in.
    - People are passionate about the work they do.

    Cons

    can't really think of any. Can sometimes be a little too 'fast paced'

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Auto Trader UK Interviews

Updated Nov 11, 2014
Updated Nov 11, 2014

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    Graduate Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Auto Trader UK in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Apply Online, Invited to an assessment day if successful.
    Assessment Day:
    - Short group task: build a structure out of marshmallows & spaghetti (aims to test team working ability + see who takes the lead)
    - Interview with two assessors: Laid back chat with two employees about your background and why you want the job, nothing too challenging
    - Maths & SQL test: Just a quick test to check you can do basic maths & logic (the results are used less for assessment and more for training)
    - Java test: Design a simple program to parse and do a little bit of logic around a text file. This is more about how you think than how amazing your java ability is.
    - Group presentation

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a time where you dealt and solved a problem?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Little negotiation necessary, initial contract conditions were generous.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Auto Trader UK Awards & Accolades

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Best Automotove TV Campaign, Marketing Week Engage Award, 2014

Additional Info

Website www.autotrader.co.uk
Headquarters Manchester, United Kingdom
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1977
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services

Auto Trader is the UK's number one motoring digital marketplace with over 11 million monthly unique users, carrying out over 140 million searches on more than 400,000 new and used vehicles. Over 3.5 million people access Auto Trader via their mobile devices every month, through the mobile-optimised site and apps developed for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone 8.

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