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Ellen Elizabeth Golding
Graduate Account Manager
Auto Trader
WHAT DO YOU DO?

As a graduate, I work on a rotational basis with Autotrader’s customers, creating relationships and selling our advertising packages. I work in a fast-paced environment, answering many query's and questions from our retailers. I have to be both pro-active and re-active to changes and challenges within my role.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Communication
  • Data analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Time management
  • Customer service
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Working in a commercial office at AutoTrader during stock offer event. This was fast-paced and challenging but extremely exciting.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

At school I achieved 11 GCSE’s A*-C, but I did not take the normal higher educational route. I attained a place a performing arts school and did my AAT (Accountancy) qualifications as well. I then completed an International Business Management degree and then got my AutoTrader Graduate role.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

It is the fastest growing industry. It is exciting and fast paced with ever-evolving opportunities to grow.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Digital and technology is the future and the sooner you enter this industry the better. It's rapidly growing and will kick start your career. Whilst other industries are in decline, this is in growth. It's exciting and challenging. I would urge you to have confidence to be different.


I AM...
BUBBLY
AMBITIOUS
RESILIENT