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Now Hiring – Retail Cigar Associate at the Riverwalk New Orleans

Retail Cigar Sales

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500 Port of New Orleans Place
compensation: starting hourly rate is $12 per hour
employment type: part-time 

Overview:
Applicants for this position preferably must possess a thorough, in-depth knowledge of cigars but it is not necessary for employment. The applicant must be willing to learn as knowledge of product is crucial for sales. The ability to maintain superior customer service skills to drive sales within either of the company’s 2 locations in Greater New Orleans is mandatory.

Responsibilities:
Assists in developing sales and providing assistance to customers.
Continues to develop knowledge of store products.
Works as part of a team to keep the department and store organized and effectively merchandised; this includes moving, stocking and staging product.
May be required to work in either store location (1700 Veterans Blvd, Metairie and Riverwalk New Orleans).
Must possess tact, presentable hygiene and an outgoing sales type personality.
Will abide by company dress code.
Must use a POS/cash register and handle payments perhaps deposits.

Qualifications:
Must be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge of cigars or willing to learn about the trade.
Ability to effectively communicate with customers and managers.
Ability to repeatedly lift 40-50 pounds.
Ability to attend tasting events to better assist customers with their selections.
Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as scheduled.
Must attain and pay for a Louisiana Responsible Servers Permit if you are to work in a retail setting that serves tobacco. A manager will help you with this state requirement and we must keep a copy on file.
Must be at least 18 years old and be a U.S. Citizen or have valid worker’s permits.
Must keep the shop and humidor in an orderly and clean fashion. You will be called on to sweep and mop the floors, clean the restrooms, clean the ashtrays, wash glass windows, and perform any other janitorial task.
Must take a drug screen test and submit to a background check.

If interested please email a resume to jobs@habanaport.com and if we accept your candidacy an interview will be scheduled at our 1700 Veterans Blvd, Suite 300, Metairie, LA 70005 location.

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