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 social agency in the enthusiast market. 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.

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

Head of Sales
London, United Kingdom

We are looking for a seasoned Head of Sales who will be responsible for developing Car Throttle’s commercial offering and managing its sales funnel in the UK market. This is a senior role which requires a candidate with a proven track record of closing media and production campaigns at scale in the automotive / motorsport industry.

The perfect candidate will play a key role in shaping Car Throttle’s offering as a social agency with creativity and production quality at its heart. In addition to being responsible for building commercial partnerships and maximising month-over-month revenue growth, the Head of Sales will also work closely with all teams (finance, video, social) and business stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the development of Car Throttle’s UK client portfolio
  • Manage branded content and production-led sales funnels
  • Service existing relationships and acquire new business by taking Car Throttle to market and pitching our offering to prospective clients
  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of the automotive industry, market environment, competitors and trends
  • Instil this knowledge in the wider team and across the company

Nice to have:

  • Working knowledge of production campaigns
  • P&L responsibility at previous media company or agency
  • Black book of contacts within automotive and motorsport industries
  • Experience working on social media first campaigns

Salary: Competitive
Contract: Permanent
Location: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

  • Jack Joy
    Assistant Producer

    Hey, I'm Jack! I help to create the quality video content you see here at Car Throttle. I like to spend my time watching films and spend my money fixing old cars I don't need. There's nothing better than working on cars with mates.
  • 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.