Work at Car Throttle

Come and work in one of the most exciting environments in automotive media

Car Throttle is the largest social brand in automotive and motorsports, and we’re quickly becoming the most important next-generation enthusiast agency. Our media brands, Car Throttle and WTF1, have over 15 million followers and serve 200 million monthly video views to a worldwide audience of enthusiasts. We have offices in London and New York.

Car Throttle - and its motorsport brand WTF1 - has been regularly featured in the press, making the ‘top five automotive video creators’ list by GQ (alongside TopGear and The Grand Tour) and called “prophetic of the future of many more media companies in the digital age” by Business Insider. See our most recent features in the press here.

We work with major brands including Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, McLaren, Michelin and Shell. You can see more examples of what we do here.

We are backed by some of the world's most prominent media investors including Passion Capital (Last.fm, AOL), James Bromley (MailOnline, AutoTrader) and Blake Chandlee (Facebook).

Current Openings

Account Manager
West London, United Kingdom

Car Throttle is the largest social brand in automotive and motorsports, and we’re quickly becoming the most important next-generation enthusiast agency. Our media brands, Car Throttle and WTF1, have over 15 million followers and serve 200 million monthly video views to a worldwide audience of enthusiasts. Our client portfolio is rapidly growing and we are looking for a driven Account Manager to execute on campaigns and grow key accounts.

Reporting directly to the Head of Sales, the Account Manager will take on the responsibility of assisting on new business pitches, managing existing campaigns and building relationships with major manufacturers, brands, and agencies in automotive and motorsports.

The ideal candidate will understand the rapidly changing world of social media, with experience building effective social campaigns within the world of automotive and a keen eye for detail.

Key requirements:

  • Expert at creating detailed, well crafted pitch decks or presentations
  • Excellent project management and client servicing experience
  • Experience creating social content, ideally within automotive or motorsports industry
  • Analytical and numbers-driven individual
  • Great communication skills with experience managing blue-chip clients
  • A valid, clean driving license

Salary: Competitive
Contract: Permanent
Location: West London
Apply: Email jobs@carthrottle.com with your CV and why you'd be perfect for this role


Commercial Partnerships Manager - WTF1
West London, United Kingdom

WTF1 works with a variety of brands within the motorsport industry. Our client portfolio is rapidly growing and we are looking for an experienced and driven Commercial Partnerships Manager to secure and deliver branded content solutions across our social platforms.

Reporting directly to the Head of WTF1, the Commercial Partnerships Manager will take on the responsibility to seek out branded content opportunities with major teams, brands, and agencies in Motorsport.

The ideal candidate will proactively develop new ideas to present to market and raise the profile of the WTF1 in order to acquire briefs and additional creative opportunities.

The successful candidate will be fully responsible for the day to day servicing and campaign delivery for key agencies and clients, deliver increased revenues through innovative creative ideas and should have previous experience in a ‘creative solutions’ and digital sales role (with evidence of booked revenues).

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Sold and managed branded content campaigns, or have an active commercial pipeline
  • Excellent understanding of branded content and a social first approach to market
  • Excellent creative mindset and ability to look beyond “standard" advertising
  • Excellent organisational skills for equipment and logistics
  • Excellent project management and client servicing experience
  • Excellent presentation skills and be confident with senior level agency personnel and clients
  • Good knowledge and senior contacts within agencies/clients
  • Ability to work in the UK (London)

Nice to have:

  • Interest in the Motorsport industry including key contacts is preferable
  • Knowledge of Keynote preferable
  • A valid, clean driving license

Salary: Competitive
Contract: Permanent
Location: West London
Apply: Email jobs@carthrottle.com with your CV and why you'd be perfect for this role


Benefits:

  • New employee equipment budget including MacBook, screens and devices
  • 21 days paid holiday per year. Office closed over festive period; work from home or take as holiday
  • Fun work environment
  • Monthly work socials; from music quiz night to zorb football
  • Free coffee and a company pension scheme
  • Creating content watched by millions of people everyday

Meet Some Of Us

  • Gabriel Keogh
    E-Commerce Manager

    Working on the E-Commerce team at Car Throttle guarantees that no two days are the same. The fast-moving startup environment keeps us all constantly on the ball and hungry for the next challenge. There’s no better opportunity to make your mark.
  • Jessica McFadyen
    Head of WTF1

    Car Throttle is the perfect environment for people looking to really challenge themselves. Being a small international team of 22, each individual has a strong effect on what and how we do things. Talented people who genuinely care about CT and are willing to put in that extra mile are recognised!
  • Ethan Smale
    Head of Production

    I joined Car Throttle when I was 21 and it has been the perfect place to nurture and fine-tune my video production skills. It's very rare to find such an energetic office environment and Car Throttle is exactly that.