Eight Reasons Why Print Still Matters in a Digital World

14:39 10 October in IndyComm, KC IABC Blog

By Byron Ginsburg, KC IABC IndyComm Co-Organizer   KC IABC’s special interest groups IndyComm and Masters were recently invited to NextPage for a timely refresher on the role and impacts of paper in a digital-centric communications world. Attendees were treated to lunch, a copy of co-sponsor Mohawk Paper’s impressive "A Maker's Field Guide to Texture and Color," and a tour of NextPage's ever-expanding print and manufacturing capabilities. Highlighting the presentation...

Johnson County, Kan.: Library Web Content Developer

12:20 05 October in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members

Overview The position of Web Content Developer for the Library with Johnson County Government will perform the following essential duties. Responsibilities Prepares text and graphics to be included on Library website; writes, edits, and maintains website and blog content; monitors website text for information and appropriate style; strategically manages and schedules web content changes for assigned sites based on library programming calendar, current events and topics of interest;...

President’s Note: It’s Rocktober!

17:14 03 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events

By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President As 7-time International Chapter of the Year, the Kansas City chapter of International Association of Business Communicators rocks! I love being a part of this organization.The opportunities to build lasting relationships and grow my skills are phenomenal. Immersing myself in the organization by volunteering on committees and serving on the board has made my membership even more valuable. That’s why I...

Taking that first step: Why joining KC IABC was the right move

12:47 03 October in KC IABC Blog, Membership

By Amanda Fischer-Penner, Public Information Specialist – Hickman Mills C-1 School District Have you ever considered joining KC IABC but just haven’t taken that first step? I’ve been there. I know how you feel. It took me a long time before I finally dove in. You’re thinking, “Will it be worth the cost? How active is it? Will members welcome me? Ugh, networking can be so...

Cerner: Graphic Designer

08:44 30 September in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members

Overview As part of Cerner’s Marketing organization, the Creative Services Team is dedicated to the mission of building Cerner’s health image. Using digital, traditional and experiential media, we develop integrated communications that are changing the way health care around the globe is experienced. We are looking for a graphic designer, who is driven and makes ideas happen. Must have an eye for detail and an attitude...

Black & Veatch: Internal Communications Intern

09:32 27 September in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members, Young Professionals

Overview Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2016 were US $3.2 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media. Join a world-class internal communications...

Understanding Gen Z Consumers and What They Expect from Brands and Businesses

13:21 25 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Masters, News and events, Professional Development

by Angie Read (aka GenZMom) Just when we thought we had Millennials figured out, a new generation of young consumers is forcing us into uncharted territory yet again. Meet Generation Z, born between 1996 and 2010. Don’t mistake them as tomorrow’s consumers; they’re already here in a BIG way. They represent approximately $44 billion in direct buying power, and after you factor in their unprecedented influence on family spending, that number...

REACTOR Design Studio: Designer of Champions Paid Internship

10:41 24 September in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members, Young Professionals

Overview We are seeking the best and brightest student designers to collaborate with us in creating truly EPIC work. As the design intern at REACTOR, you will work on real client projects and be immersed in the creative culture of the Crossroads District. Join us as we brainstorm over coffee and breakfast sandwiches, and achieve awesome feats of design as our Intern of Champions. Responsibilities Create awesome work. Qualifications -...

Share your recent wins

09:43 21 September in KC IABC Blog, Membership

KC IABC members are pretty amazing, and we'd love to tell everyone about you or your co-workers latest accomplishments. Examples could be a new job, a new member to your team, awards, launching a product or campaign, obtaining a new client, or hurdles you worked hard to overcome. Fill out this brief form to share the news, and we'll take it from there!  ...

Trozzolo Communications Group: Public Relations Strategist

11:42 19 September in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members

Overview We’re looking to add to our Proventus Consulting division. The Public Relations Strategist plays an important role on the team – it is a client-facing role and one that requires frequent interaction with members of the media. The PR Strategist is responsible for developing and executing on media relations and marketing strategies for our clients. The position requires the individual think both strategically and...