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Auto Trader UK Overview

Manchester, England (UK)
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
Advertising & Marketing
₹10 to ₹50 billion (INR) per year


We believe that there’s nothing more important than trust and transparency in today’s automotive marketplace. A transparent market makes car buying fair, inherently generating trust and building better relationships.

We do this by ... Read more

Mission: Our purpose is to lead the future of the UK's digital automotive marketplace. 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 ... Read more

Auto Trader UK Reviews

  • "A business that truly cares"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Manchester, England (UK)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Auto Trader UK full-time (More than 3 years)


    During these unprecedented times the people across the business have come together and supported each other, our customers and local charities as well. You can tell a lot about a business culture at times like this and I am so proud of all my colleagues that have managed to adjust to the new ways of working by being creative and caring.
    We got all the right technology to be able to work from home and lots of support so we can look after our wellbeing.
    Teams are finding some nice ways to stay connected while we are away from our offices and really watch out for each other making sure everybody stays well and safe.


    Working from home isn't the norm so it took as by surprise but everybody is trying to make the best out of this situation

    Advice to Management

    Continue being visible and accessible during this crisis

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Auto Trader UK Photos

Auto Trader UK photo of: Circus of Acceptance
Auto Trader UK photo of: Manchester Pride Ready
Auto Trader UK photo of: For #internationalwomensday on the 8th March & in celebration of the theme #pressforprogress we’re giving away books celebrating women who had a significant impact over the years.
Auto Trader UK photo of: These LGBT inspired land yards went like hot cakes when they first arrived at the office!
Auto Trader UK photo of: In 2017 153 of our colleagues spent time with local communities local to where we live and work. Making a difference is very important to us.
Auto Trader UK photo of: In February we celebrated LGBT history month. One lucky person was the winner of these amazing books from our social media competition!
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Auto Trader UK Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Graduate Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Auto Trader UK (Manchester, England (UK)) in March 2020.


    The application is both a challenging and thorough process, but a great opportunity to demonstrate what you can bring to the role at each of the six stages:

    1. Online application and submission of CV.
    2. Online tests.
    3. Telephone interview - lasting around 30 minutes, exploring your motivations for applying to Auto Trader. Also a chance to ask any questions you have about the role or company.
    4. Assessment day - consists of a 1 hour interview, a role play task, a 15 minute presentation, and a group task. We were also given a tour of the office and introduced to the current graduates on the scheme, which was a great opportunity to ask lots of questions about the role. You receive all the information about the day well in advance giving you plenty of time to prepare! A couple of weeks after the day you’ll receive an in-depth feedback phone call from a member of the Resourcing Team.
    5. More tests, including a personality questionnaire.
    6. Final stage is an interview with a member of the Operational Leadership Team - focussing more on you as a person from a values perspective, and your expectations of the role.

    The assessors are all very professional and super friendly, and they made the whole experience really enjoyable! The Resourcing Team are wonderful and keep you well-informed on what to expect at each stage. Overall, the process gives you a brilliant insight into life at Auto Trader.

    Interview Questions

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Auto Trader UK Awards & Accolades

  • Lord Mayor's Award, Manchester Pride, 2016
  • The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For, Sunday Times Best Companies, 2017
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