MCC helps lure national marketing firm to establish headquarters in KC

header new onlyTargeted Metrics, a national marketing company, will set up its headquarters and sales operation center in Kansas City. This decision is expected to create 535 jobs over the next two years. Metropolitan Community College has worked to support Targeted Metrics from the beginning of their site selection helping them understand the education, training and consulting services the college is able to provide.  MCC will play a major role assisting with job recruitment.

The newly launched information and services firm will call the Northland home at 1504 NW. Vivion Road. The company committed to making a $5.8 million capital investment and creating  up to 535 new jobs over the next two years.

“We were impressed with Kansas City from day one of our location search,” Mike McGuire, director and CEO of Targeted Metrics, said. “The Kansas City market offers us a tremendous growth opportunity plus access to an existing available skilled workforce that values high productivity.”

MCC’s Institute for Workforce Innovation is partnering with Targeted Metrics to collect resumes from people who are interested in exploring career opportunities. Targeted Metrics will be looking to fill over 500 positions across the disciplines of inside sales reps, inside sales coach/front line supervisor, IT/system administration and administration/payroll.

Applicants interested in job opportunities with Targeted Metrics please go to iwi.mcckc.edu/TargetedMetrics/.

“I’m so proud of this announcement because our community earned the business of Targeted Metrics based on the reputation of our workforce and the propensity of our local economy for growth,” said Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Sly James.  The Mayor is an MCC alumnus.   “All of that shows that Kansas City is making a name for itself that is paying off.”