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Tops and Trends



Feb 20, 2023


About our Company:

Tops and Trends founded in 1977 is recognized as one of the leading automotive restyling and repair operations in the country. We provide automotive dealerships, repair facilities and retail consumers a comprehensive array of parts, installation and repair services. Products include leather interiors, power sunroofs, truck accessories, vehicle electronics, fleet up-fits, convertible tops, window tinting, graphics and more. Tops and Trends represents the most respected suppliers and manufacturers in the marketplace and are known for providing only the highest level of customer service and craftsmanship.

We attract and retain the best and brightest by sustaining a culture of respect and honesty and offer employees professional development, growth opportunities and industry leading compensation and benefits. Tops and Trends recognizes top level producers and understand our most precious assets are our employees. While we are thorough in our selection and screening process, we don’t look for ninjas or superheroes. We look for employees who are reliable, practice solid teamwork, utilize common sense and good judgement.

Position and Experience:

Tops and Trends is seeking a highly enthusiastic, outgoing and motivated Outside Sales Representative Apprentice for our Triad, NC team. Successful candidates will feel comfortable handling route sales and customer service for our established automotive dealership customer base. Our representatives are not required to cold call. Successful candidates quote and schedule work as needed, provide product and installation support, monitor dealer inventory, make suggestive selling recommendations and maintain good relationships. Candidates should be organized and efficient, possess a solid work ethic, comfortable multi-tasking and have the ability to provide high level customer service and satisfaction.

Outside Sales Representative Apprentice Responsibilities:

  • Conduct an average of (8-10) route-based appointments daily in Triad and surrounding areas
  • Ability to assess customer needs, provide quotes and schedule work
  • Lead product demonstration
  • Willingness to ask for the sale
  • Utilize CRM software to plan and record customer activity
  • Help coordinate workflows between sales and production
  • Schedule inbound and outbound vehicle deliveries
  • Perform customer service functions
  • Ability to be hands on and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Assist with quality control and final inspections

For this position, experience in outside sales is not required, but preferred. Two, (2) plus years of prior B2C, people-to-people marketing, customer service, wait staff, bartender or other equivalent required. If you are determined, self-motivated, and ready to take the next step in your career, we would like to talk with you.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Enthusiastic representation of our company and products
  • Effectively follow instructions and workflows
  • Ability to accept direction and coaching
  • Self-motivated with a drive to succeed
  • Highly developed interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to think outside of the box to solve problems
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft and Google suites are required.
  • Looking for a career
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Reliable Transportation

Compensation and Team Benefits:

This is not a high-pressure commission only position but does have multiple bonus levels for those that do the job well. Our competitive compensation plan rewards those that succeed. Pay begins at $16 hour and those with experience earn more. In addition, we offer a complete package of benefits including:

  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO
  • 40K1and Profit Sharing
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Extensive Training
  • Comprehensive Training
  • Social events in the form of activities, parties, and company trips
  • Hours Mon-Fri 8:00am – 6:00pm

If this career opportunity speaks to you, then we look forward to hearing from you!

Qualified applicants are provided an opportunity to participate in a pre-offer orientation program where they work alongside an Outside Customer Service Representative team member. Here they learn hands-on what the job entails and allows both parties an opportunity to determine if the position is a good fit prior to job selection.

Please note this information is meant to give you an overview of the responsibilities and benefits associated with this position. All information discussed is strictly confidential and is intended solely for the use of the applicant in understanding the aforementioned position. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. Potential employees are subject to background checks. Tops and Trends is a drug free workplace. Employees must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Tops & Trends, Inc.
Asheville / Kernersville / Raleigh
[please apply online]

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