Direct Marketing Manager in Charlotte, NC at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 2/18/2022

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Location: 4401 Colwick Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
Job Type: Marketing
Experience: Mid-Senior Level


EchoPark Automotive is one of the fastest growing brands within the automotive industry.  We are building a business based on doing things the right way.  From the way we treat our guests, take pride in our work and share opportunities for our employees to grow as we grow.  We are proud of what we're doing here and would love to tell you about our opportunities!

Job Description


The Digital Marketing Manager will be responsible for working within Sonic’s digital marketing platform to develop strategies and execute those strategies for Sonic Automotive’s dealerships.


The digital marketing manager will work closely with

·         Key internal and external omni-channel tools to design, execute, and monitor/measure the performance of stores & campaigns across digital & social channels

·         Internal and external digital channel managers (e.g. Regional Marketing Managers, social, CRM, search, websites & content, 3rd party programs, etc.) to set strategy and then optimize the performance of each channel to drive lead generation sufficient to achieve sales & service targets

·         Leadership teams to set and measure retail website goals, sales, budget expectations, and overall multi-channel digital marketing strategy & performance



  • Develop and implement sustainable strategies to drive incremental growth in quality traffic & conversions from dealership websites, search marketing, Social Media, CRM, etc.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the in-market Regional Marketing Managers ensure alignment to business needs
  • Develop, manage, and deliver multi-channel digital marketing campaigns using the Sonic Automotive marketing partner platforms
  • Measure and report on core metrics associated with owned digital marketing campaigns
  • Pro-actively identify digital marketing traffic opportunities to drive sales and service quality traffic to the Sonic dealerships.
  • Track site & page level analytics data and recommend strategy/approach improvements to content, digital campaigns, targeting, ad copy, etc.…
  • Improving the usability, design, content, and conversion of all retail websites
  • Evaluate customer research, market conditions and competitor data for high performing digital marketing campaigns based on the insights

Knowledge, skills, abilities required:

  • Strong understanding of automotive retail specific and general current online marketing concepts, strategy, and best practices
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Proven success managing PPC & social media campaign strategy development, execution, management, and measurement
  • Working knowledge of SEO principles and experience in managing performance
  • Highly organized, task and detailed oriented
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data effectively
  • Strong written and oral communications
  • Be a student of the digital marketing industry
  • 3+ years of digital marketing experience, with a clear history of success in digital campaign creation & execution
  • Certifications and/or experience with paid and organic search, social marketing strategies, and supporting technology, such as Search Console, Google My Business, Facebook, as well as the major search engine(s) and products: Google Analytics, Adwords, GTM, Bing Ads, TrueView, etc.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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