Benefits

Schurz Communications


Benefits

  • Schurz provides a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug insurance, company-paid and voluntary life and disability insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a comprehensive wellness program.
  • Schurz also provides you with the opportunity to participate in the Schurz Communications, Inc. 401(k) Plan, allowing you to defer as much as 50% of your eligible earnings up to IRS limits. Currently, the company will match 100% on the first 1% of your contribution, and 50% on the next 5% of your contribution.

Training & Development

  • At Schurz, we invest in you, always striving for continuous growth and development in an effort to meet the needs and wants of readers, listeners, viewers, users, and advertisers. We are committed to excellence in all that we do. We hold each other accountable for using our best efforts to achieve success.
  • Listed below are just some of the ways our subsidiaries support you in your professional growth and development.
    • High Potential Employee (HPE) Program
    • Covey Training
    • industry Seminars and Workshops
    • Supervisory and Leadership Training Program
    • Sales Online Training: Photoshop, Video, Audio, Web & Interactive
    • Extensive Cross-Training
    • Newsroom Training
    • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
    • CEU Reimbursement Programs
    • Unlimited access to Lynda.com, online learning for creative professionals

Employee Discounts

Currently Schurz Communications employees can benefit from these great forms of savings.

Verizon Wireless

    • As a Schurz employee, you may be eligible for a discount at Verizon Wireless.

Staples

    • This program allows you to receive your company’s corporate discount rates on personal purchases. The website provides immediate access to over 30,000 products, with new additions daily, including those at your company’s negotiated low prices! All orders will be delivered to your home address and are shipped via prepaid UPS® ground at no charge to you

Dell™

    • As a member of the Dell™ Employee Purchase Program (EPP), employees are entitled to exclusive savings on great gear. Schurz Communications employees can take advantage of awesome deals on systems preloaded with lots of cool features, as well as a big selection of accessories and electronics at a 10-30% discount. Get more information

University of Phoenix

  • As an academic partner, Schurz employees are entitled to a flat 4% tuition reduction towards all levels of education: associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, as well as certificate programs, professional development, and individual courses. Learn more

AT&T

  • Please see the flyer below regarding a 13% discount that is available to Schurz employees with AT&T. You can register your account online or you can also provide the discount code to a retail store representative

Sunflower Employees additional benefits

  • January Holiday party with dinner, bar and dance (some prizes too).
  • Includes night in hotel for those not employed in Wichita metro area
  • Holiday Gifts, which have included: bags, hats, jackets, etc
  • Quarterly staff meetings with lunch
  • Last Friday of the Month Summer Brat Burns, hosted by engineering (Staff brings sides to share.)
  • Popcorn Fridays – with our own popcorn machine
  • Santa Party – A Sunday afternoon in December with Santa for pictures, children and dogs receive a goody bag from Santa
  • Occasional things – because they are fun. Chili cook off, nacho bar, ice cream truck, etc.
  • Summer Event – We often hold a summer picnic or get together.
  • Tickets – We offer a lot of tickets to staff to a variety of events and sporting events.
  • Training: We send staff members to outside training. We bring trainers here for sessions. We also hold internal training sessions. All staff members have unlimited access to Lynda.com’s extensive on-line training sessions.
  • Discounted Health club memberships through Genesis -which includes gym, classes, swimming pool (indoor and outdoor)