Careers

Salyers Group

The Salyers Group is a diversified investment company holding assets in real estate, retail, entertainment, fashion and hospitality. Portfolio companies include;
The Madison Event Center, Hotel Covington, Donna Salyers Fabulous-Furs and Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Bridal.

Senior Graphic Designer

Designs and/or coordinates the development and design of a wide range of electronic and printed graphic materials across Salyers Group brands.
Creates complex, original graphic design and comprehensive layout concepts, and coordinates production of materials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conceptualizes, plans, and designs a wide range of specialized graphic and illustrative material, for use across many selling channels
  • Responsible for the design and layout of print materials, logo/brand/identity, store signage, tradeshow displays and advertisements across all brands
  • Design of digital assets including online/mobile graphics, emails, and static banner ads
  • Modify images, fonts and layouts to improve quality in print and digital formats
  • Works with Creative Manager to determine needs and develop graphic direction for concepts and specifications of assigned projects
  • Maintains the design calendar to reflect accurate approval timelines, development schedules, deadlines, and updates information accordingly
  • Develops printing and/or other production specifications and selects appropriate production media and materials across design projects
  • Inspects proofs for accuracy and adherence to appropriate production standards.
  • Provides technical advice and guidance on design and technical graphics issues.
  • Uphold brand consistency throughout all design projects
  • Write and edit basic copy, as appropriate
  • Ability to supervise and/or lead junior staff

Skill Summary

  • BS in Design, Visual Arts or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as Senior Designer, Graphic Designer or similar role
  • Must be proficient in Adobe Suite (Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience working in fashion related field preferred
  • Keen eye for detail and developed organizational skills

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Creative Manager

Leads brand visuals and concepts across Salyers Group. Ensure overall brand message is consistent across all channels

Key Responsibilities

  • Present creative idea/treatments for all visual materials (digital and print) across all Salyers Group brands
  • Plan and execute all print/digital collateral for SG brands (Look Books, catalogs, store post-cards, etc)
  • Deploy trade show booth design and in-booth signage for all Salyers Group brands
  • Produce in-store design ideas to increase foot traffic and increase sales for retail stores
  • Align with merchandising and marketing on styling for photo shoots
  • Provide creative direction on email campaigns to email manager and merchandising/wholesale contacts
  • Maintain graphic and brand consistency across all platforms for all brands
  • Develop and maintain a creative budget
  • Provide overall vision regarding style of Salyers Group brand photo-shoots
  • Interpret creative ideas across all departments into design concepts for digital and print purposes
  • Collaborate with graphics team to ensure all creative content is executed correctly
  • Provide photo edit direction of product photos to graphics staff for multi-channel use
  • Work with each business’s manager on image selection for use in print and digitally
  • Organize, curate and manage all photography maintained on the Rackstation/Photo Archive
  • Coordinate internal and external photo-shoots (talent, photographer, location, etc.)
  • Ensures all project deadlines are met
  • Domestic travel, as needed

Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Visual Merchandising or related creative field
  • Experience in art or creative direction
  • Adobe Creative Cloud experience preferred
  • Detail-oriented and superior organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

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The Madison Event Center

The Madison Event Center is a great place to start your career! Below are the positions we currently have openings in.

Banquet Team Leader

Principal responsibility is to manages event staff & guest expectations efficiently & effectively while providing all guests with an exceptional experience.

Duties

  • Maintain guest focus while performing all assigned duties before, during or after an event
  • Assume 100% responsibility for the quality of each guest experience
  • Welcome and greet guests upon entering The Madison at all times
  • Provide information about our food, beverages and other functions and services
  • Responsible for all event staff within their room
  • Record the times of employees as they clock in & out
  • Use the timeline and matrix to organize staff and delegate responsibilities
  • Check the bars, coolers & hotboxes for all specialty items pre-event
  • Verify ballroom is set according to approved floorplan
  • Ensure all decorations are setup according to provided instructions
  • Retrieve alcohol for event from liquor room and record consumption
  • Responsible for closing out registers and credit card machines each night
  • Responsible for checking all employee assignments at the end of their shifts
  • Maintain clean and fully stocked prep area, restrooms and ballroom
  • Ready and willing to assist other team members with event duties
  • Handle tables, chairs, linens, tableware and décor carefully to prevent breakage and loss
  • Always follow safe food handling guidelines
  • Handle payment from guests and perform closing financial work and duties
  • Clean and reset ballroom at the end of every event
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
  • Perform other event related duties as assigned by the Operations Managers

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be able to work unsupervised
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Punctual
  • Energetic and motivated personality
  • Excellent oral communication and listening skills
  • Desire to lead by example and delegate
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Be willing to work until the job is complete and perform other duties assigned
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours)
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and safely lift and maneuver trays of food (up to 30 pounds) and move up to 100 pounds with assistance

Uniform Requirements:

  • Black non-slip shoes (must say non-slip on shoe) with black socks
  • Clean black slacks and clean black long-sleeved shirt (provided) with gray tie (provided) and grey vest
  • Clean black apron (provided)
  • Hair must be pulled back and secured tightly
  • Facial hair must be well groomed
  • No more than two earrings per ear, no other facial piercings allowed
  • No visible tattoos
  • Good personal hygiene

Compensation & Schedule:

  • Part-time, hours will vary depending on events scheduled
  • Team Leaders begin at $13.00 per hour

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Banquet Bartender

Perform responsible and legal alcohol service to guests over the age of 21.

Duties

  • Maintain guest focus while performing all assigned duties before, during or after an event
  • Assume 100% responsibility for the quality of each guest experience
  • Welcome and greet guests upon entering The Madison at all times
  • Provide information about our food, beverages and other functions and services
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment
  • Set up, tear down, and clean banquet areas for events
  • Ready and willing to assist other team members with event duties
  • Handle tables, chairs, linens, tableware and décor carefully to prevent breakage and loss
  • Always follow safe food handling guidelines
  • Handle payment from guests
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
  • Performs other event related duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Managers
  • Perform closing financial work and duties

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members
  • Must be 20 years of age
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Must be Serv-Safe or T.I.P.S certified
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Punctual
  • Energetic and motivated personality
  • Excellent oral communication and listening skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Be willing to work until the job is complete and perform other duties assigned
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours)
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and safely lift and maneuver trays of food (up to 30 pounds) and move up to 100 pounds with assistance

Uniform Requirements:

  • Black non-slip shoes (must say non-slip on shoe) with black socks
  • Clean black slacks and clean black long-sleeved shirt (provided) with gray tie (provided)
  • Hair must be pulled back and secured tightly
  • Facial hair must be well groomed
  • No more than two earrings per ear, no other facial piercings allowed
  • No visible tattoos
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Wine keys

Additional Guidelines:

  • Serve guests promptly
  • Notify a Manager or Team Leader if bar lines develop
  • Never consume a beverage in front of a guest
  • Do not leave the bar unattended or without permission
  • Check proper identification for all guests requesting alcohol
  • Refuse service to any guests that has consumed too much alcohol
  • Cleanliness
    • You are responsible for the cleanliness of your bar before, during and after the event. This includes what guests see as well as what they may not see. Wipe down shelves before restocking glassware. Soak guns, wipe down bar counters, bar walls, bar front, ice bins, cabinet fronts, any area where drinks may have spilled. You are responsible for breaking down all drink stations including the coffee station and taking out your garbage. Replace garbage bag and wash out can when needed then put can back in your room.
  • Inventory
    • You are responsible for your starting and ending inventory sheets and writing in any items added to your bar during the course of the event. You must count the kegs and check bag-in-the box products before and after your event. You must remove all empty kegs and keep the beer cooler organized. Please do not open more wine bottles than needed. Anticipate your guest count and open a few bottles to get started then as needed throughout the night.

Compensation & Schedule:

  • $8 hourly with potential for increase after training is complete (2-4 weeks)
  • Part-time, hours will vary depending on events scheduled

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Banquet Server

Principal responsibility is to provide friendly, attentive, and timely service to create an exceptional experience for all guests.

Duties

  • Maintain guest focus while performing all assigned duties before, during and after an event
  • Assume 100% responsibility for the quality of each guest experience
  • Welcome and greet guests upon entering The Madison at all times
  • Provide information about our food, beverages and other functions and services
  • Perform side work during each shift as assigned by Team Leader
  • Maintain clean and fully stocked prep area, restrooms and ballroom
  • Ready and willing to assist other team members with event duties
  • Handle tables, chairs, linens, tableware and décor carefully to prevent breakage and loss
  • Always follow safe food handling guidelines
  • Clean and reset ballroom at the end of every event
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
  • Perform other event related duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Managers

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Punctual
  • Energetic and motivated personality
  • Excellent oral communication and listening skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Be willing to work until the job is complete and perform other duties assigned
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours)
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and safely lift and maneuver trays of food (up to 30 pounds) and move up to 100 pounds with assistance

Uniform Requirements:

  • Black non-slip shoes (must say non-slip on shoe) with black socks
  • Clean black slacks and clean black long-sleeved shirt (provided) with gray tie (provided)
  • Clean black apron (provided)
  • Hair must be pulled back and secured tightly
  • Facial hair must be well groomed
  • No more than two earrings per ear, no other facial piercings allowed
  • No visible tattoos
  • Good personal hygiene

Compensation & Schedule:

  • $11 hourly with potential for increase after training is complete (2-4 weeks)
  • Part-time, hours will vary depending on events scheduled

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Dishwasher

Principal responsibility is to provide a clean and safe kitchen area. Wash and clean tableware, pots, pans and cooking equipment. Keep the dish room and equipment clean and organized.

Duties

  • Maintain guest focus while performing all assigned duties before, during or after an event
  • Assumes 100% responsibility for the cleanliness of dishware
  • Washes and polishes dishes, flatware and glassware
  • Maintains clean and safe work space
  • Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems to Management immediately
  • Bag and haul trash to dumpster
  • Handle tables, chairs, linens, tableware and décor carefully to prevent breakage and loss
  • Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies
  • Always follow safe food handling guidelines
  • Handle payment from guests
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
  • Performs other event related duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Managers

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members
  • Must be able to work unsupervised
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Punctual
  • Energetic and motivated personality
  • Excellent oral communication and listening skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Be willing to work until the job is complete and perform other duties assigned
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours)
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds
  • Be able to work in a hot, wet, humid and loud environment for long periods of time

Uniform Requirements:

  • Black non-slip shoes (must say non-slip on shoe) with black socks
  • Clean pants or shorts (shorts cannot be cut-offs and must fall within 6” of knees)
  • Clean T-shirt (no graphic prints)
  • Hair must be pulled back and secured tightly
  • Facial hair must be well groomed
  • Good personal hygiene

Compensation & Schedule:

  • $11 hourly
  • Part-time, hours will vary depending on events scheduled

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Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Bridal

Donna Salyers’ Fabulous Bridal brings personalized, attentive service to our brides and their guests. We specialize in designer gowns, bridesmaids’ dresses, flower girl dresses, mother of the bride dresses, social occasion dresses and accessories.

Sales Manager

Overview:

  • Be the sales leader and constantly lead our team by example
  • Includes but not limited to, executing appointments with clients, observing appointments, and following up with leads while achieving individual and team sales goal
  • Coach and motivate sales consultants daily to improve their performance and increase conversions
  • Increase sales revenue by following sales standards and expectations
  • Includes but not limited to, cold calling, implementing lead generation strategies, identifying and pursuing target markets, utilizing contact database to build prospects
  • Recruit, hire and train new sales consultants
  • Develop a training guide and standard policies for sales consultants
  • Always represent the business in a professional manner
  • Prepare for and execute various bridal shows, trunk shows and other miscellaneous events
  • Assist in buying new merchandise at bridal markets
  • Manage relationships with other wedding vendors and local businesses

Key Responsibilities:

Recruit, build & nurture a team that supports our company culture while driving sales

  • Be present on the sales floor to support consultants & brides with their selections
  • Meet with sales consultants one-on-one to review performance, progress, and goals
  • Coach individual sales consultants to help them improve sales performance
  • Counsel, support & discipline underperforming sales representatives
  • Ensure sales consultants use sales technologies successfully and appropriately
  • Plan and implement training programs, host skills training sessions with internal or external sales trainers
  • Participate in weekly sales team meetings
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train new sales consultants
  • Motivate and engage the sales team, includes but not limited to sales contests, incentive packages, prizes, and public recognition
  • Create a positive and professional work environment
  • Set the best example for the team. Support our company culture and deliver results effectively
  • Distribute monthly goals to sales consultants
  • Track sales metrics and communicate these with the team & company leadership
  • Monitor competition, economic indicators and industry trends
  • Monitor inventory levels and ordering of new product

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Part-Time Seamstress

We are currently accepting applications for a Part-Time Seamstress for our in-house Alternations Department to perform alternations for bridal gowns, bridesmaids, mothers gowns, flower girls, and social occasion dresses, at Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Bridal.

Responsibilities include producing high quality alterations on gowns within a set time frame while providing a pleasant and positive attitude while dealing with customers.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum 3 years of professional level sewing and alterations experience with bridal gowns.
  • Prefer seamstress to have worked at a retail location.
  • Ability to work with the customer and listen to her requests.
  • Ability to perform customer fittings and complete the alterations with an eye toward quality.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Available to work nights and weekends, according to store hours

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Bridal Consultant

Our rapidly growing Cincinnati-area boutique is seeking F/T & P/T bridal sales associates in our Covington, KY store.

Our most successful sales consultants are energetic about their work and are self-motivated. They have a passion for and a working knowledge of the latest trends in bridal fashion. They understand the level of attention to detail that goes into each and every item sold and customer serviced. Top-performing consultants strive to achieve their goals, are hands-on and build meaningful relationships with their customers.

Requirements

If you are a team player who enjoys retail sales in a dynamic and professional environment, we would like to talk with you. High levels of customer service and listening skills are essential. Retail sales/customer service experience is required. Candidates must be able to successfully multi-task in a fast-paced, custom-order environment. Bridal experience is preferred, but not required. Strong customer follow up-skills are a must. We invite you to join our team of committed, energetic professionals and help our customers with one of the most exciting and important purchases of their lives.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes daytime, evening, weekend and holiday hours.

Task & Responsibilities:

  • Assist brides in finding the perfect wedding dress for their wedding and other bridal party attire by utilizing their knowledge about current fashion trends, fit and body types, and alteration requirements
  • Measure customers and recommend which size to order based on their body measurements, fit of the dress, and potential alteration requirements
  • Assist with the opening and closing of the store
  • Enter special-order dresses into computerized order system
  • Follow up on current clients as well as leads generated from various sources
  • Assist customers picking up gowns
  • Represent Fabulous-Bridal at bridal shows and events

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Part-Time Receptionist/Sales Support

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Receptionist / Sales Support for Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Bridal.

Responsibilities

  • Answer telephones, screen and direct calls, schedule appointments
  • Cover front desk Wednesday -Sunday (and arrange coverage for any time during this period when unable to be at front desk)
  • Greet customers
  • Enter customer data
  • Process customer payments
  • Follow up on leads generated from various sources
  • Manage schedules of sales consultants
  • Assist with company bi-weekly, semi-annual and annual events
  • Perform planning of events as directed
  • Assist customer picking up merchandise
  • Receive and sort mail

Requirements

  • College degree from an accredited university is desired (major, minor, or focus in Sales, Marketing, Hospitality, Event Planning or a related field is preferred but not required)
  • Successful sales experience is preferred but not required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively on a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of Outlook and PowerPoint is beneficial
  • Ability to work Saturdays, Sundays and weeknight evenings

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