Employer profile


Updated: March, 2022

About AutoTrader

We're proud of our people-centred culture, which, combined with our tech and data expertise, makes us one of the UK's leading companies.

We started life as a magazine in 1977, and we've grown and evolved alongside our customers. In 2013 we became a fully digital business, and we're proud of our rich heritage, which gives us over 40 years of brand heritage and trust.

Our purpose

As a company, our purpose is to drive change together responsibly. We aim to improve the process of buying and selling vehicles in the UK by continually evolving the ecosystem to provide a better experience for consumers, retailers and manufacturers alike.

Our graduate programme

Our graduates start their careers in our in-house academy. We'll help build your knowledge of the automotive industry, so you don't need to worry about loving cars to work with us. You'll develop your skills and experience through your time on the programme by learning from your manager, buddies, and teams you'll be working in.

We have the following roles on offer:

  • Account Managers
  • Software Developers
  • Finance
  • Analysts
  • Delivery Leads
  • Marketing Executives
  • User Researchers

Your development

We're passionate about career development at Auto Trader and understand that everyone learns differently. You'll have regular conversations about your development and be supported as you move through the programme.

You'll also have the chance to attend external conferences, utilise a LinkedIn Learning license or choose one of our in-house masterclasses; there's something for everyone.

We have an active network of diversity and sustainability groups led by our employees. Hosting regular meet-ups and events covering matters across the communities and matters we care about, such as LGBT+, Disability, Ethnicity and Gender, to name a few.

Work sectors

IT and information services, marketing, advertising and PR, sales


London, Manchester

How to apply

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Contact details

0330 303 9006
4th floor
Tony Wilson Building
First Street

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