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Level Five Solutions – Junior Developer Internship

Date: 9/11/19  

Company Name: Level Five Solutions

 Title of job: Junior Developer Internship

 Part time or Full Time: either one

Duties: support development team to assist clients on website changes and content updates using HTML5, CSS, and Javascript. Work within content management systems to assist clients and provide website recommendations. Additional programming languages and skills are a plus.

Qualifications Needed: fundamental understanding of HTML, CSS, and Javascript is encouraged. Communication skills are a plus.

How to Apply: either through our website: or directly to

Salary: based on experience and skill level

Company website:

Equal Employment Opportunity Standards

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Go Local Interactive – Organic Media Intern, Summer 2020

Organic Media Intern – Summer 2020

Department: Search Engine Optimization
Location: Overland Park, KS

Start You Application:

Go Local Interactive is a dynamic and fun digital marketing agency that is proud to be considered one of the fastest-growing agencies in the Kansas City area. We are an awesome group of digital marketing professionals who are paving the way for our clients to find success in the world of SEO and PPC local search.

Internship Duration: Monday, June 1, 2020 – Friday, August 7, 2020
Schedule: Up to 30 hours-per-week, Monday-Friday
Rate: $10.00/hour

Job Description: 

As an Organic Media Intern, you will support the product teams within the Organic Media Department in the implementation and optimization of our clients’ local search marketing programs. You will learn about and help administer diverse digital projects for clients in a wide variety of industries and geographies.  Areas of focus include:

  • Content Marketing
  • Local Listings Management
  • Search Engine Optimization

Job Expectations:

  • Assist Coordinators, Specialists, and Manager as needed by providing data, reports, deliverables etc.
  • Actively learn the in-depth details of Local Search Marketing – specifically monitoring, auditing, and reporting on product and client performance and uncovering opportunities for optimizations
  • Write copy for miscellaneous projects, including, but not limited to: static and location pages, blogs, and social media posts
  • Edit, rewrite, and proofread existing content created for Go Local Interactive and its clientele
  • Create basic on-page SEO solutions with insights from the internal team
  • Optimize local listings with client information for market visibility
  • Formulate metrics and create custom reporting to measure company and client success
  • Communicate information clearly and consistently to the appropriate internal product teams
  • Conduct ongoing professional research and education, staying up-to-date on industry trends

Job Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrates strong conceptual and written communication skills with a deep understanding of the English language (spelling, grammar, and vocabulary)
  • A proven track record of improving personal performance after receiving direction and constructive criticism
  • Demonstrates attention to detail while creating and revising projects
  • Effectively communicates both technical and non-technical information
  • Creative and strategic thinking when solving problems
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


  • Bachelor’s Degree (in progress) in English, Journalism, Mass Communications or another related field or 2+ years of equivalent experience
  • Google Analytics Certification preferred
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of Search Engine Optimization and keyword research

Go Local Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Need Assistance? If you require assistance or reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please submit your request by email to This contact information is for accommodation requests only and should not be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Local Workforce Investment Area III, Inc. – Communication and Outreach Coordinator

Local Workforce Investment Area III, Inc.


Reports to:       Executive Director

FLSA Status:    Full-Time, Exempt (willing to consider part-time)

Apply on KansasWorks – the job number is #11096026.

Or can send application materials to

Application review will begin the week of December 9.

NOTE:  Application requires both cover letter and resume.


Provide communication and outreach, event support and general administrative services to the Local Board Staff, working closely with the Business Services Team to coordinate organizational communications, public relations and promotional efforts.  Duties include the following:


  • Maintain website including updating events, calendars, labor market information, board and staff rosters, meeting dates, etc.
  • Generate new content for website and upload new photos and videos.
  • Improve the usability, accessibility, aesthetics and content in compliance with brand standards.
  • Coordinate with Chief Technology Officer to resolve any technical website issues.


  • Establish, maintain and monitor all social media pages including updating events and calendar items.
  • Generate new content for social media pages and upload new photos and videos.
  • Coordinate with Chief Technology Officer to resolve any technical issues with social media pages.
  • Coordinate with Youth Services Manager on content for Youth Facebook page.


  • Promote Workforce Partnership’s mission and services through creation of flyers, press releases and social media campaigns and events.
  • Develop and implement an annual communication/outreach plan and calendar.
  • Coordinate with Kansas Department of Commerce’s Communications staff on news articles and promotions of partnered events and programs and regularly submit Workforce Partnership content to KSDOC for inclusion in statewide publications.
  • Standardize all outbound print and electronic materials and logos.


  • Assist with employer outreach strategies featuring proactive and creative sourcing methods.
  • Work closely with the Business Services Team, employers and other staff to plan and execute hiring and recruitment events.
  • Maintain all online registrations for employer/job seeker events.


  • As a member of the Business Services Team, work collaboratively with other team members, both board staff as well as contractor staff.
  • Maintain accurate tracking forms, logs and documents related to all digital outreach efforts, and report on progress toward applicable performance objectives, goals and metrics.
  • Complete ad-hoc projects or reports, which may involve researching, analyzing and organizing data for presentation purposes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree in field related to the position (Arts, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or English) or equivalent work experience.
  • At least one year of work experience in a related position such as public relations; advertising; event planning; social media; editing; magazine, promotional or news production; and/or digital or print media production as evidenced by application materials.
  • Experience managing websites (WordPress preferred) and social media accounts as evidenced by work history and application materials.
  • Experience in planning events as evidenced by work history and application materials.
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills, preferably with experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, SalesForce, e-mail and internet for writing, research and correspondence.
  • Excellent communication abilities; strong writing skills and the ability to draft effective business correspondence, press releases and reports with minimal direction.
  • Independent judgment and professionalism; ability to develop cooperative working relationships with employers, internal staff, board members, and other stakeholders; customer-service mindset.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently; able to set direction and accomplish required tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and to manage multiple responsibilities with deadlines.
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to excellence and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work during employer’s regular business hours which are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Employee must also be available to work either before or after regular business hours and on weekends, as needed, in order to meet a deadline.

Local Workforce Investment Area III, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, political affiliation or belief, and for beneficiaries only, citizenship or participation in programs funded under the Workforce Investment Act (WIOA), in admission or access to, opportunity or treatment in, or employment in the administration of or in connection with any WIOA-funded program or activity.



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




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.

Level Five Solutions – Junior Developer Internship

Date:  9/11/19          

 Company Name:  Level Five Solutions

 Title of job: Junior Developer Internship

 Part time or Full Time:  either one


Support development team to assist clients on website changes and content updates using HTML5, CSS, and Javascript. Work within content management systems to assist clients and provide website recommendations. Additional programming languages and skills are a plus.

 Qualifications Needed:

Fundamental understanding of HTML, CSS, and Javascript is encouraged. Communication skills are a plus.

 How to Apply: either through our website: or directly to

Salary: based on experience and skill level

Company website:

Equal Employment Opportunity Standards

TAFS – Robotics Process Automation Developer

Date:  9/13/19

Company Name: TAFS

Title of job: Robotics Process Automation Developer

Part time or Full Time:  Full Time


  • Supporting full lifecycle implementation of the RPA project and production development
  • Manage UI Plan software to automate button-click processes
  • Analyzing business processes and identifying automation opportunities
  • Implementing the overall technical vision for projects, programs, or systems
  • Providing development and testing support
  • Mentoring business users through the training process
  • Managing day-to-day system maintenance and production support for RPA deployment

  Qualifications Needed: 

  • Degree in computer science or related field
  • Proficient knowledge of object-oriented programming language (SQL, JavaScrip, .NET)
  • Excellent communication skills

How to Apply: 

The Next Step: Does this sound like a match for you? Apply now by completing an online application and/or email for more details.

Salary: Salary: $45,000 -$55,000/year (dependent on experience)

 Company website:

Children’s Mercy Hospital – Software Engineer

Company Name: Children’s Mercy Hospital

 Title of job: Software Engineer

 Part time or Full Time:  Full time


Provide programming and support for Information Security application systems development and maintenance projects, with a commitment to hospital employees / system analyst satisfaction. This will include support of programs and systems related to the Identity and Access Management platform   Follows established development practices and completes tasks through all phases of systems development including planning, development, implementation and operation for complex computer projects.  Creates and updates system documentation including diagrams, technical schema and project related documents.

 Qualifications Needed:

 Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, information systems or another major with emphasis on programming and development tools and techniques including Java.
    • And 1-2 years related work experience required
    • OR 3-5 year relevant experience accepted in lieu of degree
  • Software development skills and other web based applications
    • Java, MS SQL, XML, Java Script and PowerShell
    • Application IAM System Experience specifically SailPoint IIQ PAM System Experience
  • Infrastructure experience
    • Active Directory, Azure, O365, Windows server

 How to Apply:

  Company website:


Red Fuse Communications, KS – Digital Social Media Designer

Company Name: Red Fuse Communications, KC

Title of job: Digital/Social Media Designer

Part time or Full Time: Full Time

Duties: work with the team to offer creative and innovative solutions to client problems by producing compelling graphics and animations for use in a diverse array of media.

  • Work collaboratively with the team to produce digital and print materials, social media content, motion graphic videos, animated GIF’s, presentations, etc
  • Own and produce motion graphics video projects from beginning to end (concept, storyboarding, design and post-production)
  • Manage image resizing and copy edits in the appropriate design applications as needed

Qualifications Needed:

  • 2-4 of full time experience in motion graphics concepting/editing/production
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in design, video/audio production, or related multimedia
  • A strong eye for design with a strong sense of color, topography, iconography and composition
  • Advanced knowledge of Premiere Pro and After Effects, along with a working knowledge of media post-production
  • Proficient in the entire Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc)
  • Experience in editing and packaging video content
  • Familiarity with the types of content and videos that are effective in online and social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.)

How to Apply:

Attach a PDF of your resume WITH portfolio link

Salary: 40k+

Company website: