Saturday, July 22, 2017

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.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Happy Father's Day

Saludos,

Greetings, cigar-puffing pappies. Happy Father's Day. We are closed today and will reopen tomorrow.

Until the next post, siempre fumando,
Habana Port

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Hamlet Culebra

Saludos,

Greetings, Vitola vixens. Buy a box of Rocky Patel's Hamlet & get an event-exclusive Culebra (Robusto shown as a reference). See you today in BR from 4 to 8.

Until the next post, siempre fumando,
Habana Port

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Night, night.

Saludos,

Greetings, cigarians. We would like to wish you a good night. Sleep tight, cigars.

Until the next post, siempre fumando,
Habana Port

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Partagas 150th Signature Series Cigar

Saludos,

Greetings, Party patriots. General Cigar first released the Partagas 150 Signature Series in 1995 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the brand. We have a limited offering of the B (6.25x47) and the Figurado (6x52).

Until the next post, siempre fumando,
Habana Port

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Warped Flor de Valle Sky Flower 2017 Cigar

Saludos,

Greetings, Warped warriors. The Flor de Valle Sky Flower from Warped is a more robust version of the line because it has medio tiempo filler. A Nicaraguan puro made by Casa Fernandez this is an annual small release.

Until the next post, siempre fumando,
Habana Port

Friday, May 19, 2017

Four Kicks Mule Kick LE 2017 Cigar

Saludos,

Greetings, Crowned Heads crowd. It has been 5 years since we last carried Four Kicks Mule Kick L.E. The 2017 vintage is a recreation of the original which has a higher priming Ecuador Habano wrapper with Nicaragua binder and filler. Measures 5 7/8 inches by 52 and made by EP Carrillo.

Until the next post, siempre fumando,
Habana Port