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Nov 18, 2021

San Antonio TX, US, 78249

Assistant General Manager



Our organization is all about creating moments of great enjoyment for smokers. This promise has made us a world-leading manufacturer of cigars and traditional pipe tobacco. When you join our company, you will be part of an industry that is constantly changing. It takes a team of quick minds to grow and thrive, even when you deliver high quality, natural products like ours. That’s why we look for smart, tenacious people who will go that extra mile.


In return, we offer you the opportunity to challenge the status quo. We’ll give you the freedom to question the way we do things and room to explore as far as your talent will take you. It is our belief that smoking tobacco involves a health risk and is habitual. Smoking is a choice made by adults, and nobody under the age of 18 should smoke. We welcome both smokers and non-smokers.



Cigars International is looking for an experienced, motivated, and proactive Assistant General Manager to help oversee all aspects of the day-to-day operations of  a niche & luxurious retail establishment.  In this role you will assist in employee development programs, establishing processes and procedures of a cigar retail store which contains a full-service bar and light kitchen.  This position is responsible for helping to drive overall store performance and to create an amazing customer experience in the location.




  • Creating an exceptional customer experience of the location through in-store interactions and direct external customer communication
  • Creating an amazing overall employee culture in the location
  • Serving as the Sales Floor Lead or Manager on Duty while at the location each day
  • Creating of schedules and posting all employee schedules within the location
  • Coaching and directing all associates in the location on all sales behaviors, marketing experiences, and operational processes
  • Helping to implement all training process, continued education training and development of the store team
  • Implementing a recognition program for all associates all individual performance and providing recognition and coaching
  • creating and implementing building/associates safety processes
  • Ensure labor spend is within the corporate provided labor budgets




  • 5+or more years of retail, hospitality, and management experience with operating, capital, and cash budgeting. 
  • Previous retail experience working for a specialized boutique or niche is preferred but not required.
  • Leadership experience of managers and others with hiring, training,
    evaluating, compensation and corrective action.
  • Working knowledge of store point of sales systems and computer literacy.
  • Ability to handle multiple demands and make tough decisions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sense of urgency



We value our employees and in addition to our competitive salaries, we offer a competitive benefit package to our talented team members including:


  • Comprehensive Health Care, Vision & Dental Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Disability Plans
  • Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Additional Supplemental Benefits
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Time Off (PTO) days, Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan including a generous Company match


Cigars International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio