Assistant Store Manager
Fairn & Swanson Inc. dba Baja Duty Free - San Diego, CA

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Founded in 1949, we are a wholesaler, distributor and retailer of premium bonded goods and related products. Currently, Fairn & Swanson Inc. operates ten (10) Baja Duty Free retail stores and three (3) distribution centers around the country. We are looking for an Assistant Store Manager for our San Diego, CA retail store.

Under the supervision of the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager is responsible for the following job duties, as well as additional responsibilities not listed, as assigned:

  • Oversees the operations & management of the store as assigned by the Store Manager and/or in the absence of the store manager
  • Assisting the Store Manager with the training and performance evaluations for all employees
  • Oversees scheduling and payroll processes on a daily & bi-weekly basis
  • Ensure compliance with all U.S. Customs regulations that apply to the business by completing all paperwork and documentation according to policy & procedures
  • Maintains positive working relations with all customers
  • Effectively promotes sales goals, monthly promotions, and employee recognition
  • Ensure proper cash handling and register procedures, control and company security practices are followed and all times, including but not limited to bank deposits, accounting reconciliations, and safe handling.
  • Inventory control and loss prevention
  • Merchandising


  • Retail management/supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated experience with cash handling procedures including cashier accountability and deposit control
  • Effective organizational, leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with point of sales operating system
  • Ability to perform cash register transactions, functions, and generate reports
  • Strong verbal/written skills in both Spanish and English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work a varied schedule
  • Must be motivated, detailed oriented, and a self-starter

This is a full-time, benefited, non-exempt position. We offer a competitive rate depending on experience. Benefits include (upon successful completion of applicable waiting periods):

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Paid vacation & holidays

If you are interested, please submit your resume and a cover letter including. We will not consider applicants who do not meet the qualifications above or who fail to submit a cover letter. No phone calls or in person inquires please. Fairn & Swanson Inc., Baja Duty Free welcomes diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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