Inside Sales Account Executive

Sales Centreville, Virginia


Join Team CARFAX as an Inside Sales Account Executive

Do you want Fridays off all summer? You read that right! At CARFAX, we care about work-life balance and we’re constantly looking for new ways to ensure we provide it. This summer we’re piloting 4-day work weeks from Memorial Day through Labor Day. We’re super excited about this and you should be too! We’ve created the type of company culture where the term, “work-hard, play-hard” isn’t just a catchy saying, it’s part of the #CARFAXdifference!

The Inside Sales Account Executive position offers the opportunity to work for an industry leader that rewards hard work with a solid base salary, monthly commissions, contests and incentives.

As an Inside Sales Account Executive, you will:

  • Make 60+ outbound calls per day to prospective automotive customers
  • Highlight key benefits, return on investment and the value of the CARFAX suite of products through a consultative sales approach
  • Meet and exceed monthly outbound call activity and sales goals
  • Be part of a team that supports and motivates each other for success and makes work fun

To be considered for this role, you will need:

  • Proven experience and track record in sales and strong closing skills
  • B2B inside sales experience in an outbound calling environment
  • Drive, self-motivation and love for sales!
  • To be a closer - making the deal gets you fired up!
  • Ability to connect with and influence others
  • Ability to articulate the value proposition of the CARFAX suite of products
  • Automotive industry experience is a plus
  • This role will start remotely due to COVID-19 and report to our Centreville, VA headquarters when we return to the office.

Note: The summer 4-day work week is a test program in 2021 and not guaranteed in future years.


CARFAX, a unit of IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, own and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by CARFAX vehicle history information. The expert in vehicle history since 1984, CARFAX provides exclusive services like CARFAX Used Car Listings, myCARFAX, CARFAX History-Based Value and the flagship CARFAX Vehicle History Report. CARFAX is a nationally recognized top workplace by The Washington Post and Based in London, IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

CARFAX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CARFAX to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CARFAX will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are a participant in E-Verify.