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Dealer Services Specialist II

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 15% of the time

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 318 Bagley Rd, Kenly, North Carolina
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Dealer Services Specialist II

* Must have ability to travel to alternate location to support sales day twice a month.

Are you ready to drive your career forward? We’re hiring a Dealer Services Specialist II to join our team at Manheim (part of the Cox family of businesses).

In this role, you will be the pivotal point of contact for our dealer clients, ensuring their auction experience is efficient, professional and enjoyable.

If you love cars and have exceptional customer service skills, we want to hear from you!

What’s in It for You?  

Here’s a sneak peek at the benefits you could experience as a Cox employee:

  • A competitive salary and top-notch bonus/incentive plans. 
  • Exceptional work-life balance, generous time-off policies and accommodating work schedules. 
  • Comprehensive healthcare, with multiple options for individuals and families. 
  • Generous 401(k) retirement plans with company match. 
  • Professional development and continuing education opportunities. 
  • Inclusive parental leave policies, plus comprehensive fertility coverage and adoption assistance. 
  • Extra perks like pet insurance, employee discounts and much more.

Check out all our benefits.  

What You’ll Do  

You’ll help provide outstanding service and foster lasting relationships within the automotive community. Here’s a closer look at how you’ll make an impact:

  • Represent the dealer sales lane on sale days and promote Manheim products and services.
  • Receive reserve prices from dealers, assign order numbers, represent vehicles on the auction stage and negotiate conditional bids.
  • Work with dealers, managers and coordinators to ensure vehicles are ready for auction, both in-lane and online.
  • Provide training and consultation on our products and services
  • Assist with customer care issues and respond to dealer inquiries, problems or concerns in a professional manner and escalate as necessary.
  • Consult customers on floor prices and market values of vehicles.
  • Walk vehicles with account representative and make recommendations for reconditioning to increase vehicle value.
  • Coordinate with recon shops and lot operations to complete vehicle repairs, inspections and details to ensure vehicles are prepared and ready for sale.

Who You Are  

You can think on your feet and address issues promptly, maintaining a smooth auction process. You’re committed to following all health and safety procedures and to maintaining strong relationships with dealers. Here’s more on what you have to offer:


  • A high school diploma or GED and 3 years of experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination of education and experience, such as a degree or certification in a related discipline or 5 years of experience in a related field.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to travel to alternate location to support sales day.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to perform at a high level and adapt within a fast-paced team environment.
  • The ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time, perform repetitive tasks and lift up to 15 pounds.
  • Vision requirements include being able to see close, far and in color, judge distances and adapt to changes in focus.


  • 1 to 3 years of auction experience or 2 to 4 years of dealership experience.
  • Previous experience in sales support role.

Cruise into the fast lane with us. Join Cox today!

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.


Hourly base pay rate is $17.40 - $26.06/hour. The hourly base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.


Employees are eligible to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of paid time off every month and seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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