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.

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Custodian

Solomon Group is currently searching for a dependable Custodian to add to our Operations Department.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, LA.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, responsible and detail-oriented. The individual in this position will report directly to the company’s Senior Operations Manager.

Position Description
The Custodian will keep both of our main facilities clean, including our Fabrication & Production studio on Jefferson Hwy. and our office headquarters on Girod Street.  You will ensure that all areas of the facilities are kept clean, including floors, restrooms, walls, windows and parking lots.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • -Clean, sweep, dust mop, wet mop and vacuum floors as needed;
  • -Clean and stock restrooms;
  • -Dust furniture, walls, equipment and building fixtures;
  • -Keep parking lots free and clear of trash and debris;
  • -Gather and empty trash and recycle bins;
  • -Clean glass walls and windows;
  • -Change air filters and light bulbs, make small repairs, and perform other light maintenance duties as needed;
  • -Notify management of materials and supplies needed to properly complete all tasks;
  • -Perform other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • -1-3 years of Custodial experience;
  • -A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from work and between the two facilities;
  • -Good communication skills;
  • -The ability to follow oral and written instructions;
  • -A positive, can-do attitude;
  • -The ability to work well either alone or with others;
  • -A willingness to be punctual and dependable;
  • -The physical ability to perform manual work;
  • -A strong knowledge of cleaning procedures and custodial equipment;
  • -The ability to pass a background check.

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, cell phone reimbursement, paid parking and more.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. In 2014, Solomon Group was named the No. 10 Top Media Company among America’s fastest-growing private companies on the prestigious Inc. 5000 List.

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

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Executive Assistant

Solomon Group is searching for an experienced Executive Assistant to work at our new office headquarters.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, LA.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, professional, detail-oriented, and thrive in a deadline-driven environment.  The individual in this position will report directly to the company President and Partners.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • -Maintain daily office schedule of President and Partners to coordinate work flow, meetings, travel, general logistics, etc.;
  • -Conduct personal business, maintain personal calendar and contacts, and run personal errands for the company President as needed;
  • -Maintain absolute confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and firm information;
  • -Daily interaction with President’s family members, clients, business associates, vendors and visitors;
  • -Act as a gateway for access to President and Partners, specifically with setting up meetings, transferring phone calls, etc.;
  • -Conduct research, compile data and prepare documents for Partners as needed;
  • -Assist Administrative Assistant with all aspects of general office coordination, including answering phone, making sure supplies are properly stocked and office is generally in order, seeing that clients and visitors are properly greeted and assisted, etc.;
  • -Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence for Partners and specifically for company President;
  • -Perform general clerical duties (including but not limited to) bookkeeping, copying, faxing, mailing and filing for Partners, and specifically for company President;
  • -File and retrieve organizational documents, records and reports, both physical and online;
  • -Set up, coordinate and prepare agendas, locations and all relevant details for meetings and conferences;
  • -Prepare travel, housing, and other arrangements for entire Production, Operations and Fabrication staff, President and Partners;
  • -Support staff in assigned project‐based work as necessary;
  • -Assist with special events that may not fall during the typical workweek, such as client development activities, events produced by the company, etc.;
  • -Perform other personal and professional duties as assigned by staff, the President and Partners;
  • -Create purchase orders and invoices as needed by staff.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • -Proficiency with Mac computers and operating systems, Google Apps for Work and MS Office;
  • -Strong analytical and problem‐solving skills;
  • -Knowledge of principles and practices of the organization, planning, records management and general administration;
  • -Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
  • -Ability to operate standard office equipment (including but not limited to) computers, telephone systems, calculators, copiers and facsimile machines;
  • -Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
  • -Ability to follow-through and be self-motivated;
  • -Excellent organizational skills and a willingness to pay attention to details;
  • -Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team;
  • -A valid driver’s license;
  • -The ability to maintain an even temper under tight turnaround times and stressful conditions.

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, cell phone reimbursement, paid parking and more.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. In 2014, Solomon Group was named the No. 10 Top Media Company among America’s fastest-growing private companies on the prestigious Inc. 5000 List.

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

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Drivers (Part-time)

Solomon Group is currently searching for part-time Drivers to add to our Operations Department.  The ideal candidates will have the abilities, experience and qualifications necessary to operate any company or rental vehicle to pick up and deliver equipment in a safe and timely manner.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions include:

  • > Assist with load preparation. Load vehicles to ensure proper positioning of product and secure load to avoid shifting or damage in transit.
  • > Plan trips for the most economical and efficient route and ensure the timely delivery of orders. Conduct pre and post trip inspections of vehicle, checking fluid levels, operation of mechanisms and safety systems.
  • > Drive to delivery location, operating within legal parameters for weights, hours and speed, and in compliance with all defined regulations. Maintain security of load. Record hours driven and other required data on vehicle log.
  • > Deliver load to the correct location and comply with all necessary dock procedures. Direct and assist with unloading the truck. Obtain signatures, printed name, date, and time of delivery from on-site contact.
  • > Remain in regular communication with the Logistics Manager.

Ideal candidates must have:

  • > Problem-solving skills.
  • > The ability and willingness to be punctual and dependable.
  • > Knowledge of safe work practices.
  • > Knowledge of D.O.T. rules and regulations.
  • > The ability to drive and back up trucks and trailers.
  • > Excellent vision.
  • > The ability to maintain appropriate logs.
  • > Strong customer service skills.
  • > The ability to read maps and/or follow directions.
  • > The availability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
  • > A positive, can-do attitude and the eagerness to be part of a busy, productive team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • > Valid Class A driver's license.
  • > D.O.T. Physical Examination (Medical card).
  • > 2-3 years with a clean, commercial driving record.
  • > Forklift experience (preferred).
  • > Understanding of Motor Carrier Safety regulations / D.O.T. guidelines.
  • > Knowledge of local roads and locations.
  • > Previous experience driving box trucks and van trailers.
  • > The ability to operate vehicles safely within high traffic or congested city zones and in small/tight areas.

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

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Fabrication Technical Director

Solomon Group is searching for a collaboratively-minded Fabrication Technical Director to add to our expanding Fabrication Department.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, LA.

The ideal candidate has an impressive background in theater and/or event production, and the skills and experience to round out our successful team of draftsmen, engineers and project managers.  You will oversee numerous projects, working closely with all members of the fabrication team to develop engineering solutions and plans for fabrication.

New Orleans is one of the fastest-growing cities and employment markets in the country.  The city regularly hosts the largest and most popular sporting, music and corporate events in America.  Solomon Group’s new office headquarters is located at the intersection of the city’s Sports/Entertainment District, Downtown Theater District, Central Business District and Warehouse/Arts District.

Responsibilities include:

  • -Creating technical drawings for use by carpenters, welders and other craftsmen;
  • -Working with team members to develop engineering solutions;
  • -Helping plan and implement a fabrication plan for various projects, simultaneously;
  • -Working closely with the CNC department;
  • -Conducting/attending site visits and on-site work as necessary;
  • -Traveling as needed to plan and execute Solomon Group’s fabrication projects;
  • -Helping to create and communicate clear, accurate information to the craftsmen on the floor.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • -Proficiency with both 3D and 2D drafting programs of various types (including SketchUp, AutoCAD, VectorWorks and Illustrator);
  • -Experience with 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 and operating systems;
  • -Strong communications skills;
  • -A valid driver’s license;
  • -The ability to maintain an even temper under tight turnaround times and stressful conditions.

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, cell phone reimbursement, paid parking and more.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Solomon Group was recently named the No. 10 Top Media Company among America’s fastest-growing private companies on The 2014 Inc. 5000 List.

In 2012 and 2013, the company was also named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

Apply
To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.  NOTE:  To apply for this position, you will be asked to submit examples of shop drawings from prior projects you have detailed.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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

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. 

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 commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, cell phone reimbursement, paid parking and more.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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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.

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 commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, cell phone reimbursement, paid parking and more.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Project Manager

Solomon Group is searching for a talented and experienced Project Manager to add to our rapidly expanding team.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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.

Responsibilities 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.

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, an IRA retirement plan, cell phone reimbursement, paid parking and more.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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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.

The individual in this position 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 include:
• 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.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

APPLY
To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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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.

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 $12.00/hr.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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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 complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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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.

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To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Fabrication Shop Assistant (Part-time)

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 most immersive museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

Solomon Group is currently hiring Shop Assistants to work with the skilled craftsmen in our Fabrication Department.  These are entry-level positions that report to our Fabrication Shop Foreman.

Responsibilities include:
• Assisting carpenters and other craftsmen by gathering and prepping materials, and generally helping to make the work process smooth;
• 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 unloading equipment from trucks at the Fabrication Shop and on-site.

Ideal candidates must have:
• The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.;
• A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record;
• A basic understanding of hand tools and power tools and a good comfort level 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.

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

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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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.

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To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

 

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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.

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To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Carpenter (Part-time)

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced, high-end design and build fabrication shop carpenter/millworker/machinist.  This is a part-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

We are looking for talented people with previous experience in event, exhibition, set and retail fixture fabrication.  Must have a minimum of three (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 is 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 -- while not required -- is a big 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, construct, paint and repair wood product, build scenic/stage projects, and assist in the fabrication and construction of sets on show sites.  The individual in this position is responsible for completing projects in the most efficient and effective manner.

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 events as needed;
  • -Occasionally work on installation sites in assisting our Project Managers.

Compensation
The hourly rate for this part-time/temporary position will be based on experience.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Online Application