Bring your magic to Solomon Group.

Looking for a wonderful career opportunity?  You've come to the right place.  We're always looking for people with big ideas to help us WOW clients and grow as a company.  In fact, Solomon Group was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Orleans by CityBusiness Magazine two years in a row (2013 and 2012).

Interested?  Take a look at our open positions below.  We invite you to apply online (Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications).  If you have questions or need help, please e-mail our Human Resources Department at hr@solomongroup.com or call 504.252.4500.  Solomon Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Solomon Group Careers

Graphic Designer (Part-time)

POSITION TITLE: Graphic Designer

COMPANY NAME: Solomon Group
JOB TYPE:  Freelance / Independent Contractor
JOB DURATION: Approximately July 01, 2014 - September 15, 2014
JOB LOCATION: New Orleans, LA

Solomon Group is seeking a versatile, freelance Graphic Designer to work with us as-needed on a project basis this summer.

About Us
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design, management, production, fabrication and integration firm.  The company produces major events, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.  Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country's most breathtaking museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

The ideal candidate will provide support on an as-needed basis only to Solomon Group’s internal departments (Sales & Marketing, Production, etc.) and external projects, including the 2014 ESSENCE Festival.

The ideal candidate for this position:
-is a highly motivated and creative person with a deep knowledge of graphic design;

-has a great sense of style;

-is comfortable both initiating and developing ideas;

-is able to follow the brand guidelines while being creative and innovative;

-knows how to prepare artwork files for print;

-possesses a thorough knowledge of Mac computers and OS, printers, external drives and servers, but also knows his/her way around a PC;

-has extensive knowledge of and experience with Adobe llustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects and Acrobat, as well as Apple Keynote, Google Apps for Business and Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel, Word and PowerPoint);

-will get bonus points for having knowledge of web design and web development applications;

-has enough familiarity with technology to be comfortable learning and experimenting with any other programs that may help execute your graphic vision;

-earned a college degree in graphic design, a related field or has an extremely impressive professional portfolio;

-brings strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills to the table;

-can manage working on multiple projects simultaneously;

-maintains an even temper under tight deadlines and stressful conditions;

-has reliable transportation to and from our offices on Girod Street in the New Orleans Warehouse District.

At Solomon Group, we work on several projects at once and are always under deadlines.  You must be quick on your feet, motivated, and enjoy new and creative ways to employ your skill set.  A flexible schedule is also a must, as it sometimes takes nights, weekends and holidays to finish projects on time.

THIS IS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR POSITION that runs from approximately July 01, 2014 - September 15, 2014.

The ideal candidate will be added to Solomon Group’s stable of freelancers to occasionally support our in-house Graphic Designer on projects beyond the summer of 2014.

Compensation:
Will be negotiated based upon experience.

Apply:
To be considered for this freelance assignment, please send your resumé and portfolio to resumes@solomongroup.com.

Only those submissions including a portfolio will be considered.

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Production Designer

Solomon Group is on the hunt for a talented and versatile Production Designer to add to our expanding team. 

We’re looking for someone with 3+ years experience as a production designer/scenic designer/rendering artist with a portfolio boasting event, broadcast, attractions and architainment projects. This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

About Us
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design, management, production, fabrication and integration firm.  The company creates major events, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.  Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country's most breathtaking museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

The ideal candidate for this position:
-is a highly motivated and creative person with a deep knowledge of production design and rendering;

-is comfortable both initiating and developing ideas;

-has the capability to own a production’s design from conception through 3D modeling/rendering and construction documentation;

-is equally adept at taking a collaborator’s design concept and improving, rendering and detailing it;

-demonstrates smart environment ideas that integrate lighting, video projection and/or LED display technology into dynamic scenic elements;

-knows the design programs needed to liaise with our fabrication shop and sales team, including SketchUp, AutoCAD and Photoshop;

-possesses a thorough knowledge of Mac computers and OS, printers, external drives and servers, but also knows his/her way around a PC;

-has strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills;

-can manage working on multiple projects simultaneously;

-maintains an even temper under tight deadlines and stressful conditions;

-has the leadership skills to supervise design assistants on occasion;

-will get bonus points for having knowledge of fabrication, CNC routing and large-format graphics printing software.

At Solomon Group, we work on several projects at once and are always under deadlines.  You must be quick on your feet, motivated, and enjoy new and creative ways to employ your skill set.  A flexible schedule is also a must, as it sometimes takes nights, weekends and holidays to finish projects on time.

Compensation:
Salary will be determined based upon experience.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, cell phone reimbursement, paid parking and more.

Solomon Group was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Orleans by CityBusiness Magazine in 2012 & 2013, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply:
To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your resumé near the bottom of the application.

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IT & Data Manager

Solomon Group is looking for a multi-talented and experienced IT & Data Manager to join our growing team.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment where the region’s most talented designers, project managers, fabricators and technicians produce award-winning entertainment productions.

Solomon Group is a full-service entertainment design and technology firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company creates world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.

POSITION SUMMARY

Solomon Group is seeking a multi-talented, enthusiastic IT professional to fill a wide range of IT/computer systems related needs.  The IT & Data Manager will work closely with management and database workgroup, and will have a range of responsibilities, including database administration, feature design and development, end user training, application support, and troubleshooting. The company is developing a complex FileMaker Pro database system for documentation, client tracking, billing, and management reporting. It is anticipated that the IT & Data Manager will be the technical lead on a future project to migrate to another system, with possible continued development in Filemaker, to interface with the new system and provide reporting and data presentation services. This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Responsibilities:

• Creation, administration, development, maintenance, documentation, and troubleshooting of a complex FileMaker Pro database.
• Administering other IT needs of the company including VOIP phone system, Google Apps, inventory of computer hardware (non-rental equipment only), Dropbox and on-site server/network maintenance and configuration for all locations.
• Manage the user interface and other maintenance and update tasks for our rental management system.
• Training new staff on use of the database, and providing ongoing application support to end users.
• UI and layout design, scripting, and creating or modifying fields, calculations, tables and relationships.
• Support future project to migrate data from our existing solution to a SQL-based system; administer this system, as well as possible maintenance and ongoing development of components of our existing Filemaker system.
• Other duties as they arise related to the needs of the development of the database.
• End user training, application support and troubleshooting.
• Alert team when new versions of software or patches are available and recommended.

Requirements:

• 5+ years experience working in IT with extensive database solution development from top to bottom.
• 3+ years experience working with Filemaker Pro.
• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related subject.
• Experience with Google Apps for Business is a plus.
• Familiarity with working on complex server-based solutions and mixed platform environments.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
• Experience in the entertainment/event/attraction space is a plus.
• SQL/Oracle experience a plus.

Compensation:
Salary will be determined based upon experience.  Solomon Group offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA plan with company match, paid parking and more.

Solomon Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2013 and 2012.

Apply:
To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your resume near the bottom of the application.

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Project Manager

Solomon Group is searching for a talented and experienced Project Manager to add to our rapidly expanding team.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of project management experience that includes a variety of successful events in diverse environments.

This is a full-time position that is based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Solomon Group produces major events, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.  Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country's most breathtaking museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

If you thrive on projects with a ton of moving parts, if you love the feeling of coming through for clients, and if you pride yourself on making complicated tasks look effortless, then we want to learn more about you!

Responsibilities of this position include:

Overseeing the production process;
Drafting production schedules;
Coordinating load-in and load-out schedules based on the nature of the show;
Ensuring that projects are cost-effective by optimizing resource utilization and adjusting schedules as needed;
Interviewing and hiring project staff members;
Establishing and implementing standard operating procedures for all assigned productions;
Serving as liaison among different departments throughout the project;
Estimating costs of project elements for a variety of installations, shows and events;


The ideal candidate MUST have:

The ability to effectively lead and motivate a project team;
Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
Superb interpersonal skills;
The experience and ability to create and manage budgets;
Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of projects simultaneously;
The ability to maintain an even temper under tight deadlines and stressful conditions;
Outstanding troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
At Solomon Group, we work on several productions at once.  So you must be quick on your feet, motivated, willing to travel, and enjoy new and creative ways to employ your skill set.  A flexible schedule is also a must, since most of our projects take place during nights, weekends and holidays.

Salary will be determined based upon experience.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, paid parking and more.

Solomon Group was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Orleans by CityBusiness Magazine in 2012 & 2013, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply:
To be considered for this or any of our open positions, visit http://www.solomongroup.com/careers/ to upload your resume and complete our online application.

To find out more about our company and our work, log on to our website at http://www.solomongroup.com

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Fabricator / Welder (Part-time)

Solomon Group is currently searching for an Aluminum Welder to add to our talented Fabrication Department.  The ideal candidate will have three or more years of experience with both tig and mig welding.  This position will report directly to the Fabrication Manager and the Director of Fabrication.

ABOUT US
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and technology firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company creates world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects. 

Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country’s best museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

The Fabricator / Welder position supports the Solomon Group Fabrication shop. This individual is needed to produce integral components used in the shop through the fabrication and welding of key parts of the assembly. The right applicant will work closely with the other staff members in the Fabrication Department, each of whom produce key parts of the overall project.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Fabricating metal assemblies;
• Welding various components;
• Assembling components;
• Performing other duties in support of fabrication.

Ideal candidates must have:
• Basic math skills;
• The ability to read and follow technical drawings and drafting;
• Some CNC experience;
• The ability to read tape measures and work with basic hand and power tools;
• Previous metal welding and fabrication experience;
• Experience building jigs and working under tight tolerances;
• The ability to work a flexible schedule;
• A positive, can-do attitude and the eagerness to be part of a busy, productive team;
• The desire to learn from experienced technicians;
• The ability to work under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods.

Compensation:
This position is part time / temporary.  Salary will be determined based upon experience.

Solomon Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2013 and 2012.

Apply:
To be considered for this position, please upload your resume and fill out the Online Application below.

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Warehouse Assistant (Part-time)

Solomon Group is currently hiring Warehouse Assistants to support our Operations Department with the accurate shipping and receiving of all show materials.  These are entry-level positions that will report to our Warehouse Supervisor.

ABOUT US
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and technology firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company creates world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects. 

Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country’s best museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Pulling and prepping show materials;
• Assisting with shop maintenance and cleaning;
• Running simple errands such as pickups from vendors and deliveries to workers on site in the New Orleans area;
• Preparing production elements for shipping;
• Loading and unloading equipment from trucks, both at the warehouse and on site.

Ideal candidates must have:
• The ability to lift up to 75 lbs;
• A clean driving record (Class D license a plus);
• Ability to work a flexible schedule;
• Forklift experience (preferred);
• A positive, can-do attitude and the eagerness to be part of a busy, productive team;
• The desire to learn from experienced technicians.

Compensation:
This position is part time / temporary and pays at a rate of $10.00/hr.

Solomon Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2013 and 2012.

To apply:

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume and fill out the Online Application below.

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Sales Manager

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced Sales Manager to work with our growing business development team.  The ideal candidate must enjoy a fast-paced environment, working with clients from diverse industries and handling multiple projects at once.

Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and technology firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company creates world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for a high-performing individual who excels at sales and thrives on building and maintaining client relationships.  Solomon Group produces events of all sizes, including concerts, annual galas, multi-day festivals, arena shows, general sessions and more.  Applicants must have a general knowledge of the latest in A/V event production (staging, LED displays, sound, lighting, video, etc.) and the ability to sell an unforgettable audience experience.

Responsibilities:

- Manage sales operations;
- Work with the President to develop long-range sales strategies and goals;
- Support functions essential to the productivity of the sales team, including planning and reporting;
- Develop and maintain relationships with new clients, current clients and team members;
- Execute sales plans to enhance profitability, productivity and efficiency;
- Implement strategies for expanding scope of work with current client base;
- Increase local and national client roster;
- Proactively identify opportunities for sales process improvement;
- Research and develop target sales markets;
- Develop personal relationships with key client contacts;
- Work with our production designers and production personnel to plan and execute client events;
- Maintain high ethical standards and a professional image.

Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related subject;
- 5+ years sales experience with proven track record (event sales experience preferred);
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
- Superb organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills;
- Outstanding selling abilities;
- Knowledge of and experience with A/V event production;
- Strong decision-making and prioritization skills;
- Ability to convey design concepts and basic technical information to client contacts;
- Energetic, forward thinking, creative, and resourceful work style;
- Ability to plan and manage at both strategic and operational levels;
- Strong understanding of financial projection principles;
- Ability to think ahead and plan over a multi-year time span;
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues;
- Proficient with Mac computers, MS Office and Keynote;
- Willing and able to learn new software (project management, etc.) as needed;
- Occasional travel.

Compensation:

Salary will be determined based upon experience.  Solomon Group offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA plan with company match, paid parking and more.

Solomon Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2013 and 2012.

Apply:

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume and fill out the Online Application below.

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Production Manager

Solomon Group is searching for a talented and experienced Production Manager to add to our rapidly expanding team. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of production management experience that includes a variety of successful events produced in diverse environments. 

This is a full-time position that is based in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Solomon Group produces major events, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.  Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country's most breathtaking museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

If you thrive on projects with a ton of moving parts, if you love the feeling of coming through for clients, and if you pride yourself on making complicated tasks look effortless, then we want to learn more about you!

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Overseeing the production process;
  • Drafting production schedules;
  • Coordinating load-in and load-out schedules based on the nature of the show;
  • Ensuring that productions are cost-effective by optimizing resource utilization and adjusting schedules as needed;
  • Interviewing and hiring production staff members;
  • Establishing and implementing standard operating procedures for all assigned productions;
  • Serving as liaison among different departments throughout the production period;
  • Estimating costs of production elements for a variety of shows and events;
  • Coordinating cross-rental equipment;
  • Implementing production safety procedures;
  • Ensuring that all of the above processes result in a seamless hand-off of the individual production elements over to the operations side of the shows and events.

 

The ideal candidate MUST have:

  • Extensive technical knowledge of lighting, video, LED and audio systems;
  • The ability to effectively lead and motivate a crew on-site;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Superb interpersonal skills;
  • The experience and ability to create and manage production budgets;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of projects simultaneously;
  • The ability to maintain an even temper under tight deadlines and stressful conditions;
  • Outstanding troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

At Solomon Group, we work on several productions at once.  So you must be quick on your feet, motivated, willing to travel, and enjoy new and creative ways to employ your skill set.  A flexible schedule is also a must, since most of our projects take place during nights, weekends and holidays.

Salary will be determined based upon experience.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, paid parking and more.

Solomon Group was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Orleans by CityBusiness Magazine in 2012 & 2013, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply:
To be considered for this or any of our open positions, visit http://www.solomongroup.com/careers/ to upload your resume and complete our online application.

To find out more about our company and our work, log on to our website at www.solomongroup.com.

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Fabrication Shop Helper (Part-time)

POSITION
Fab Shop Assistant
                      
REPORTS TO
Fabrication Shop Foreman


Solomon Group produces major events, multimedia installations and gorgeous scenic environments. Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country’s best museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

If you thrive on projects with a ton of moving parts … if you love the feeling of coming through for people … and if you pride yourself on making complicated tasks look effortless, then we want to speak with you!


POSITION SUMMARY
Solomon Group is currently hiring shop helpers(assistants) to assist the skilled craftsmen in our fabrication shop.  These are entry-level positions.

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:
• Assisting carpenters and other craftsmen by gathering materials, prepping materials, and generally helping smooth their process.
• Assisting in shop maintenance and cleaning.
• Running simple errands such as pick ups at hardware stores, and deliveries to workers on site in the New Orleans area.
• Preparing production elements for shipping.
• Loading and off-loading equipment from trucks at the fabrication shop and on site.

Ideal candidates must have:
• The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
• A clean driving record.
• A basic understanding of both hand tools and power tools and be comfortable in using them in their most basic functions.
• A positive, can-do attitude and the desire to be part of a busy, productive team.
• The desire to learn from experienced carpenters, welders, painters and other craftsmen and an interest in possibilities. 

This position is part time/temporary and pays at a rate of $10.50/hr. 


TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please visit http://www.solomongroup.com/careers/,upload your resume, and then complete our online application.
Solomon Group was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Orleans by CityBusiness Magazine in 2012&2013 and is an equal opportunity employer.


ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is a unique creative and technical production firm dedicated to creating memorable experiences for diverse audiences through the art of storytelling. Providing design, management and production services to the live event, sports, theatre, corporate, learning and attraction markets, Solomon Group works with clients to bring stories, brands and environments to life through use of advanced technologies and innovative theatrical techniques.

Solomon Group believes the experiences we create should leave long-lasting impressions. By utilizing world-class creative and technical resources, a talented team and a network of expert partners, Solomon Group creates quality experiences that will exceed audience and client expectations. Led by a team of the most respected specialists in their fields – technology experts, producers, designers and entrepreneurs – the Solomon Group takes a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to solving problems and developing innovative solutions that bring life to a design.  Each member of the multi-faceted team has experience in large, complicated and logistically challenging construction and attraction projects. In fact, technically complex and challenging projects are their favorite kind.

Solomon Group has created custom broadcast environments for some of television’s most-watched events, like the Super Bowl and the NCAA Final Four on CBS, produced one of the largest annual events in North America for the 2013 ESSENCE Festival, and helped bring several exhibits to life at one of the nation’s highest-ranked attractions, The National World War II Museum.  We have also delivered amazing results for clients like the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Hearst Television, Entergy, the U.S. Coast Guard, and Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation. 

To find out more, log on to our website at http://www.solomongroup.com

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CAD Draftsman / Detailer

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced CAD Draftsman/Detailer to work with our design team and in our Fabrication shop.  Potential candidates must enjoy a fast-paced work environment and handling numerous projects of a diverse nature.

This is a full-time position that is based in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Salary will be determined based upon experience.

Solomon Group produces major events, multimedia installations and gorgeous scenic environments. Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country's best museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

If you thrive on projects with a ton of moving parts… if you love the feeling of coming through for people… and if you pride yourself on making complicated tasks look effortless, then we want to speak with you!

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  •     Creating technical drawings for use by carpenters, welders, and other craftsmen
  •     Annotating and dimensioning provided drawings
  •     Finding and presenting research material to assist with construction
  •     Helping to organize shared computer files
  •     Adapting/creating/adjusting drawings in collaboration with CNC operators
  •     Conducting site visits to gather measurements
  •     Generally assisting the Director of Fabrication in communicating clear, accurate information to the craftsmen on the floor

The ideal candidate must have:

  •     Proficiency with SketchUp and Layout, as well as experience with other CAD programs such as AutoCAD or VectorWorks
  •     Experience in exhibit, live performance and/or broadcast scenic environment design and fabrication techniques
  •     Experience working with a wide range of materials including wood, acrylic, aluminum, steel, composites and laminates
  •     Proficiency with Mac computers
  •     Good communication skills
  •     A valid driver’s license
  •     The ability to maintain an even temper under tight turnaround times and stressful conditions

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, paid parking and more.

Solomon Group was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Orleans by CityBusiness Magazine in 2012 & 2013 and is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply:
To be considered for this position, please upload your resume using the interface at the bottom of this page and then fill out the application.

 

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Entertainment Technician (Part-time)

POSITION TITLE: ENTERTAINMENT TECHNICIAN
COMPANY NAME: Solomon Group

JOB TYPE: Part-Time
JOB DURATION: Open Ended
JOB LOCATION: New Orleans, LA
COMPENSATION:  Varies based on experience (Hourly)

DESCRIPTION:
We produce major events, multimedia installations and gorgeous scenic environments. Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the countries best museum exhibits and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

If you thrive on projects with a ton of moving parts … if you love the feeling of coming through for people … and if you pride yourself on making complicated tasks look effortless, then we want to speak with you!

Solomon Group is looking for sharp entertainment technicians who love a fast paced, work environment.  We are seeking individuals with any, all or part of the following skills and industry experience:  Sound, Lighting, Rigging, Video, LED Screen Panels, Media Servers, Camera Operator, and Automation.  Experience in more than one technical area is a huge plus.

This is a career building opportunity with one of the fastest growing production companies in the country.

Candidates should possess demonstrable technical training and experience in the entertainment technology industry on a professional level.

Be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

The ideal candidate should encompass superior hospitality, time, and project management skills. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule and be able to work the duration of various events, including set-up, event execution and break down.  Ability to work long hours over the course of multiple days in a row is a must.

Solomon Group was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Orleans by CityBusiness Magazine in 2012 & 2013 and is an equal opportunity employer.

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume using the interface at the bottom of this page and then fill out the application, or send your resume to resumes@solomongroup.com.

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Carpenter (Part-time)

Position Title:  Carpenter
Company Name: Solomon Group
Job Type:  Part Time
Job Duration:  Ongoing
Job Function: Carpenter
Job Location:  Gretna, LA

We produce major events.  Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees. 

Sound good so far.  Read on.

If you thrive on projects with lots of moving parts.. If you love the feeling of coming through for people... and if you pride yourself on making complicated task look effortless, then we want to talk with you.

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced high-end design and build fabrication shop carpenter/millworker/machinist.  We are looking for talented people with previous experience in event, exhibition, set and retail fixture fabrication.  Must have a minimum of 3 years of carpentry work experience.

The right candidate must be able to work cleanly, efficiently and safely while maintaining high finish quality under short deadlines.  Previous cabinet joinery, millwork, metalworking, laminate and plastics experience in a shop setting needed.  Work to include fabrication, install and strike.

Must be able to read shop plans.  Experience in any of the following: CNC operating and programming, large-format printing, vinyl application, sculpting, casting or spray-finishing is not required but is a large plus.

Responsible for fabrication, maintenance, service and installation of equipment, as related to the event and rental production industry.  The person hired will cut, sand, build, contruct, paint and repair wood product, build scenic/stage projects and assist in the fabrication and construction of sets on show sites.  The position is responsible for completing projects in the most efficient and effective manner.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance and service of equipment on an as needed and scheduled basis.
  • Custom fabrication, assembly and finish work of wood, metal and plastic products as related to Company business.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of rental production equipment.
  • Responsible for operation of the following equipment: Table Saw, Drill Press, Miter Saw/Chop Saw, Router - Hand and Table, Air Tools - Fasteners, wrenches, air sprayers, etc.
  • Assist with the preventative maintenance of equipment.
  • Work in a safe, positive manner showing respect to others and contributing to the team.
  • Assist with and work production event on an as needed basis.
  • Occasionally work on installation sites in assisting Project Managers.

Solomon Group was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Orleans by CityBusiness Magazine in 2012 and is an equal opportunity employer.

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume using the interface at the bottom of this page and then fill out the application, or send your resume to resumes@solomongroup.com.

 

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ESSENCE Festival Contract Positions

Stage Manager - Centerstage

Information coming soon!

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Production Office Coordinator

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Artist Relations Assistant

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Vehicle & Golf Cart Coordinator

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Sponsorship Activation Assistant

POSITION TITLE: ESSENCE FESTIVAL SPONSORSHIP ACTIVATION ASSISTANT

COMPANY NAME: Solomon Group
JOB TYPE: Independent Contractor
JOB DURATION: Temporary
JOB FUNCTION: Sponsorship Activation (ESSENCE Festival)
JOB LOCATION: New Orleans, LA

DESCRIPTION:

We produce major events.  Seriously.  We’re talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees.  And this is one of the biggest of the year.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

If you thrive on projects with lots of moving parts … if you love the feeling of coming through for people … and if you pride yourself on making complicated tasks look effortless, then we want to talk with you!

Solomon Group is looking for Sponsorship Activation Assistants to work with us on the 2014 ESSENCE Festival.  The primary venues for ESSENCE Fest include the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  THIS IS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR POSITION that runs from approximately May 1, 2014 – July 15, 2014. 

The ideal candidate will be a student currently enrolled in college, or a recent graduate, looking for a great opportunity to grow his or her career portfolio.

Job responsibilities from May 1, 2014 through June 28, 2014 include (approximately 5-10 hours weekly):

• Taking part in weekly and bi-weekly sponsor production calls;
• Presenting/maintaining weekly sponsorship activation reports;
• Preparing materials such as site maps and other general information for sponsors. 

Job responsibilities from June 29, 2014 through July 8, 2014 include (full time – event set-up, execution, breakdown):
• Assisting in the credential process for sponsors;
• Building strong relationships with both new and existing sponsors.  Your focus will be to work with them directly to seamlessly execute sponsor integration for the event;
• Managing sponsor production protocols;
• Work on-site at all sponsor-related functions to ensure that each sponsor has all their required needs and are following proper protocols put into force by ESSENCE Festival.

The ideal candidate should encompass superior hospitality, time, and project management skills. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule and be able to work the duration of the event, including set-up, event execution and break down. Long hours are required for events of this nature and may require you to be accessible 24 hours a day for the duration of the event.

To be considered for this assignment, please send your credentials to resumes@solomongroup.com.

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