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Damn you, Miley Cyrus.
Among those hiring this week are Communications Strategy Group (internship), Turner PR (two internships) Armada Medical Marketing (internship), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Elevation Media Group, DIRECTV, Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle, Homewatch Caregivers, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Perfect Teeth, Regional Transportation District (RTD) and the Alamosa Valley Courier.
Congratulations to Linhart PR and the other 14 Colorado-based companies that landed in the Inc. 5000’s Advertising & Marketing category.
PRSA’s annual community outreach event—PR Boost—is just a few weeks away, and it needs your help. PRSA is looking for top-level PR practitioners with at least 5 years of experience who have a passion for public service to mentor area nonprofits in need of a little communication assistance.
Fifth Annual PRSA PR Boost Event
Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 7:30-11 a.m.
(7:15- Check In and Breakfast)
Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce,
1445 Market Street, Denver CO 80202
Here’s how it works: PRSA Colorado aligns PR pros with area nonprofits for two one-on-one sessions in which you’ll work together to mentor members from these organizations to help them achieve their communication goals. It’s a small commitment from you, but it will mean a lot to these nonprofits, and to the communities they serve.
Register here: http://www.prsacolorado.affiniscape.com/displayconvention.cfm?conventionnbr=12545
VOCA Public Relations has added three companies to its client roster: Fat Louis Wines, Tuscan Sun Wines and Escoffier School of the Culinary Arts in Boulder.
dovetail solutions has added two employees: Rachell Buell as client service partner and Illona Koclanes as office manager. The firm also announced four new clients: Asymmetrical Dynamics, Sherman & Howard, DPC Companies and Rickenbaugh Automotive Group.
Among those hiring this week are GBSM (internship), Able Planet, AlloSource, Centura Health, City of Boulder Channel 8, City of Commerce City, Denver Metro Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Hunger Free Colorado, MOPS, National CineMedia, RES, The Flume, USO and the Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune.
The City and County of Denver’s Marketing Office has put its annual Marketing and Graphic Design contract out to bid (deadline is August 30, 2013.)
The RFP has been issued through the Rocky Mountain E-Procurement System. The formal bid number is RFP-MB-0798. To obtain more information about this bid, visit www.rockymountainbidsystem.com and click on “open bids” at the top of the screen. Vendor registration is free or vendors may elect to upgrade their vendor profile for an annual fee (a tutorial on how to register for the Rocky Mountain E-Procurement’s free registration is available here).
The Bawmann Group has added Greg Morton as senior counselor. Morton has more than two decades of integrated marketing experience in both agency and corporate settings, and he will serve as team lead for several health care, education and nonprofits clients.
TBG also has been engaged to perform a variety of marketing and communication activities for several new clients, including HBO, Peak Veterinary Specialists, the Denver Arthritis Clinic and Medical Simulation Corporation. Additionally, the firm also has partnered with Denver Broncos offensive lineman Zane Beadles to launch the Zane Beadles Parade Foundation, which is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people who are faced with unfortunate situations by providing new experiences and opportunities.
GroundFloor Media has been named as the Best Place to Work in 2013 by Outside magazine. GFM ranked No. 1 out of 100 selected companies on the sixth annual list.
Outside’s “Best Places to Work” program celebrates the innovative companies setting a new standard for a healthy work-life balance. The list was compiled with the help of the Outdoor Industry Association and Best Companies Group. The yearlong selection process began with an outreach effort that identified a wide range of nonprofit and for-profit organizations with at least 15 employees working in an office in the United States.
Denver’s Barefoot PR is seeking an intern for the fall.
Blake Communications and Heinrich Marketing have created #InsideDenver, a monthly Twitter chat for the Denver creative and business community to highlight and feature unique, unusual and integral people and happenings.
The first chat will take place Wednesday, August 14, from noon to 1 p.m. MDT and focuses on Denver’s co-working spaces. Guests Charlie Johnson & Lisa McAlister from Thrive and Lisa Gedgaudas from Denver Arts & Venues will share information about Denver’s co-working culture.
Turner Public Relations has been named agency of record for the Utah Office of Tourism following a competitive review. As of August 2013, Turner PR is promoting visitation to the iconic state via strategic, integrated media relations and social media programs.
The Utah Office of Tourism (UOT), an agency of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), is the state-level destination marketing organization for Utah. The sole mission of the organization is to brand and promote Utah’s great experiences and destinations for visitors and residents in an inspiring way to support and enhance economic vitality and quality of life in the state.
GroundFloor Media has added Boulder Community Hospital to its roster of clients. GFM will conduct media relations campaigns for the hospital to promote its nationally-recognized orthopedics and cardiology service lines.