SelectQuote – SEO Intern

Company Name: SelectQuote

Title of job: SEO Intern

Part time or Full Time: Seasonal Internship Summer 2020


The SEO Intern will have the opportunity to execute organic search deliverables, monitor and report on website performance, and conduct research to aid in ongoing optimizations. SelectQuote is looking for candidates with an analytical mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and an appetite for research and writing.


  • Evaluate website performance for optimizations
  • Conduct keyword research, competitive research, and market research
  • Generate SEO recommendations then test and execute against them
  • Develop insights around market trends and business performance
  • Monitor, evaluate, and elevate trends within the SEO industry
  • Collaborate with others on the marketing team to ensure all marketing initiatives and messaging are consistent and aligned with company and division goals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Focus and attention to detail
  • Intellectual curiosity and an analytical mindset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Basic understanding of organic marketing activities
  • Familiar with digital marketing, digital channels, and online marketing metrics
  • Resourceful and autonomous learner
  • Previous experience with copywriting, content marketing, and/or content strategy preferrer

Training and Experience:

  • Enrolled in a credited university and seeking a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Skilled in the following Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Preferably some experience with relevant software and code or an aptitude to become proficient quickly with training, including: Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Power BI, HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript

How to Apply:

Salary: $14.50 an hour

Company website:


Empire Media Partners – Search Engine Optimization Specialist and WordPress Developer

Empire Media Partners (EMP)

Search Engine Optimization Specialist

 Key Requirements:

  • Prior experience in content marketing, content growth and SEO
  • Working knowledge of search engine optimization practices
  • Outstanding ability to think creatively, strategically , and identify and resolve problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Familiarization with Google analytics
  • Experience with website optimization tools
  • Strong organizational, time management, and analytical skills


  • Reviewing and analyzing client sites for areas that can be improved and optimized
  • Preparing detailed strategy reports
  • Identifying powerful keywords to drive the most valuable traffic
  • Running PPC campaigns
  • Writing powerful calls-to-action to convert visitors
  • Filling websites and other content with effective keywords
  • Writing effective SEO content for blogs, websites and social media accounts
  • Developing link building strategies
  • Analyzing keywords and SEO techniques used by competitors
  • Keeping updated on both white hat and black hat SEO strategies to stay within search engine guidelines
  • Compiling and presenting SEO guidelines


Word Press Programming and Web Design:

WordPress Developer job description

We are looking for an experienced and passionate WordPress Developer to join our team! As a WordPress Developer at Empire Media Partners, you will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins.

We are expecting you to have a strong understanding of latest industry trends and content management systems.

WordPress Developer duties and responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.

WordPress Developer requirements and qualifications

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development

Additionally, we will offer the accepted candidates an opportunity for a personalized professional development plan that will allow them to choose which areas they would like to badge certify using the IBM Partnerworld Certification process.

There are many options, including:

IBM Cloud

Power Systems




Supply Chain

About Empire Media Partners

Empire Media Partners (EMP) is an Authorized Business Partner and Reseller for IBM and Tech Data. EMP is a High Tech Solutions Provider focused on our customers’ line of business.

Valerie Lynch




Johnson County Community College Computing Sciences and Information Technology Department October, 2019 Update

Computing Sciences and Information Technology Division – CSIT

HCIS – Health Information Systems, MIRM – Medical Information and Revenue Management
The Health Information Technology (HIT) Career Mentorship Program is in full-swing! Mentors from local industry have been paired with current HCIS and MIRM students – conversations and networking are in-progress! (See photo below). Students and mentors are requested to meet monthly throughout the course of the semester and take advantage of the events and/or meetings of local professional organizations (Greater Kansas City HIMSS, AAPCKC, KCHIMA). A new class of mentors/mentees is planned for Spring 2020. This is a Carl Perkins funded project.

MIRM – Medical Information and Revenue Management
The following Spring 2019 MIRM graduates have successfully passed the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentialing exam: Rebecca Bruce, Amy Crowther, and Amber Roderick. This credential is nationally-recognized, awarded by the American Academy of Processional Coders (AAPC).

WEB – Web Development and Digital Media
Angie Reed, Spring 2019 graduate of the Web Development and Digital Media program has accepted a Search Engine Optimization position with Thruline Marketing of Overland Park, Kansas. Angie met Thruline through the spring 2019 Reverse Career Fair, organized in collaboration with the Career Service and CSIT Division. Based on her resume and portfolio she built during her time in the WDDM program, Angie received a job shadowing opportunity, which transitioned into an internship and then full-time position; a win-win for all!

Intern/Web Developer

Intern / Web Developer

Seeking an intern to work as an assistant to a local freelance website designer. The ideal candidate is creative, has a good eye for design, and is a strong writer. You can work on your own schedule and location, but must be available during the day for occasional meetings and phone calls to discuss projects.

You will gain experience working on real life projects, including WordPress websites, Google Ad campaigns, email marketing, ecommerce, and SEO. I can help provide networking and skills development opportunities as well. This will start out as an irregular, project-based position, but with opportunities to grow as your skills develop, including rate increases and additional hours.

Approximately 10 hours per week to start at $15/hour

Technical Skills:
• Experience working with WordPress (school or personal experience is fine)
• Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
• Javascript and PHP are a plus
• Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
• Other digital advertising or computer skills – SEO, Google Ads, social media, Google Analytics, email marketing, and/or video editing are all a plus!

Soft Skills:
• Communication
• Creativity
• Attention to detail
• Self-starter
• Willing to learn
• Adherence to deadlines

To apply:
Send a short statement of interest and a resume to Please include links to portfolio projects you have worked on, such as a website or graphic design project. School projects are fine. Tell me why you’d like the job and why you’d be a great teammate!

About me:
Sarah Humphrey is the owner of 94 West, specializing in website development, search engine optimization, and digital marketing. She develops websites that drive leads, support sales, and build customer confidence and trust. Sarah is a co-organizer of monthly WordPress KC meetups and the annual WordCamp KC conference. She loves working with small businesses.