Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Amelie Company, Catapult PR-IR, Pivot Communication, Boulder County CareConnect, Colorado School of Mines Foundation, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Frontier Airlines, Janus, Jeppesen, Johnson & Wales University, Pinnacol Assurance, Regis University, Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, St. Mary Parish and School, The Cable Center, Weld County Government, Xcel Energy, GBSM (intern), Denver Business Journal (intern), Colorado State University (Fort Collins), The (Fort Collins) Coloradoan, Focus on the Family (Colorado Springs), Rocky Mountain Health Care Services (Colorado Springs) and Clovis Media  (New Mexico).


COHN Named AOR, Hires One

COHN has been named agency of record for Centennial-based Playtime, Inc., the largest creator and fabricator of soft play areas found in places like malls, shopping centers, fast food restaurants and aquatic parks.

COHN also announced it has hired Hannah McCaffrey as an account executive. McCaffrey previously was an account manager for Factory Design Labs, and she will support COHN clients Mont Blanc, Brew 1, GoodDrinks, Water Tech and Payreel.

Denver PR Jobs

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.


Bawmann Group Adds Senior Counselor, Wins Five New Clients

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.

5280 Adds Brugeman as Restaurant Critic

5280 has added Stacey Brugeman as its new restaurant critic. Brugeman has been in the food business for more than a decade and she holds a masters degree in food studies from New York University and an Intermediate Certificate in Wine from the International Wine Center. Before joining 5280, Brugeman held editorial positions at Saveur and Food & Wine in New York City. Brugeman’s work has also appeared in Travel + Leisure, Men’s Journal, Natural Health, and The Denver Post.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Linhart Public Relations, the American Red Cross, Arapahoe County, City of Englewood, Mountain News Corporation, St. Joseph Hospital, The Steamboat (Colo.) Pilot & Today, University of Colorado at Boulder, Westword, Colorado Springs Utilities, US Olympic Committee (Colorado Springs) and the Montrose (Colo.) Daily Press. And SE2 also is hiring.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are 90octane, Catapult PR-IR, ArtReach, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Comcast Cable, DCIS at Fairmont (DPS), Denver Kids, Inc., HealthGrades, Hillel at University of Denver, One Colorado, Padres & Jóvenes Unidos, The Craig (Colo.) Daily PressThe Vail (Colo.) Daily, Anderson Ranch Arts Center (Snowmass), Focus on the Family (Colorado Springs), KOAA TV (Colorado Springs), Western State Colorado University (Gunnison), Laramie (Wyo.) Community College and The Wyoming Tribune Eagle (Cheyenne).

And this week’s edition of Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List features a Q&A with Linhart’s Sharon Linhart, Vladimir Jones’ Joe Hodas and me discussing the evolution of public relations.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Blake Communications/Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Turner Public Relations, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, Denver Public Schools Foundation, North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative Team, North Metro Fire Rescue District, onTargetjobs, Pioneer Natural Resources, Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation, SpotXchange, The CELL (internship) and the Town of Parker.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are ARCADIS (intern), Arrowhead Golf Club, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, Colorado State University College of Business, Denver International Airport, Denver Public Schools, Social Venture Partners Boulder County, Transportation Solutions, the City of Loveland and the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder (Fort Collins).

Destination Hotels & Resorts Names PR/SM Manager

Englewood-based Destination Hotels & Resorts has appointed Carrie Mosner public relations and social media manager. In her new role, Mosner oversee proactive media relations efforts, offer crisis communication counsel, assist in partnership development, and provide strategic direction and management of social media campaign creation and execution.

Prior to joining the Destination team, Mosner was an account manager at The Brandman Agency in L.A., where she managed domestic and international public relations efforts for a variety of travel and tourism organizations including the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, Thompson Hotels, Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, Orion Expedition Cruises and Virtuoso.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are BP, Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration Division of Human Resources, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles/Mountain Living magazine, Dean Foods, Denver Public Schools, The Geological Society of America, University of Denver, USA Triathlon, Voqal (Longmont), Aims Community College (Greeley), Animal Health International (Greeley), KVNF Community Radio (Paonia), The Durango Herald and USA Swimming (Colorado Springs).

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Bonfils Blood Center, CenturyLink, Colorado Association of School Executives, Colorado Christian University, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado PERA, Colorado Public Radio/KCFR, Communications Strategy Group, Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Denver Hospice, EMSC, Fidelity, Janus, Jeppesen (internship), Professional Ski Instructors of America & American Association of Snowboard Instructors, Teach For America, The Colorado Nonprofit Association, University of Colorado Boulder, Wheatridge 2020, WhiteWave Foods, Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado (Colorado Springs), and the Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership.

Orapin Marketing + PR Adds Michelle Ellis as Vice President

Orapin Marketing + Public Relations has added Michelle Ellis as vice president. Ellis brings more than 12 years of experience in strategic public relations and marketing communications to the firm, as well as several years of experience in broadcast journalism. In her new role, she is responsible for agency growth and the overall strategy and day-to-day management and execution of client accounts.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Barnhart, Arapahoe County Government, Beaudin Ganze Consulting Engineers, Big Brother and Big Sisters of Colorado, Boulder B-cycle, CenturyLink, Colorado Public Radio, Graebel, KYGO, Level 3, New West Physicians, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Teach for America, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, TriZetto Corporation, GroundFloor Media, Western Dairy Association, Hach Company (Loveland), Malen Yantis Public Relations (Vail Valley), Memorial Hospital (Colorado Springs), Sky-Hi News (Granby), and The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

Cathie Beck PR Adds Publicist/Writer

Cathie Beck Public Relations has added Gloria Lesher as a publicist/writer. Lesher brings more than seven years of public relations experience to the firm, as well as medical writing experience and a 16-year background as a technical writer. In her role, Lesher is responsible for the composition of press materials, the management of other employees, and public relations strategy, content creation and execution for all client accounts.

Bawmann Group Adds AE

Hilary Laurie has joined The Bawmann Group as an account executive. Prior to joining TBG, Hilary worked as a senior account executive in the San Francisco Bay Area developing PR and media strategies for a variety of nonprofit organizations, philanthropic events and Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants Community Fund.

TBG also announced it has relaunched its TBG Wired! division that will focus on all things digital.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Ashford University, CenturyLink, Colorado State University, Communications Strategy Group, DaVita, Denver Parks and Recreation, Denver Broncos Football Club (internship), Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation,  Englewood School District, Focus on the Family (Colorado Springs), Health Language, High Country News (Paonia), Mental Health Center of Denver, Montrose County, Noodles & Company, RTD/Fast Tracks, Root Sports, South Suburban Parks and Recreation, Summit County Builders Association, TeleTech, The Craig (Colo.) Daily PressThe Glenwood Post Independent, United Power, University of Colorado Boulder, and Vail Resorts.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Bellco Credit Union, The Denver Post Community Foundation (part time), Denver Water Department, Douglas County School District, Encana, TeleTech, The Spa Buzz, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, El Paso County (Colorado Springs), KOAA (Colorado Springs), The Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado State University (Fort Collins), Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce (Grand Lake), The Summit Daily News (Summit County), Apollo Group (Glenwood Springs) and Montrose County (Montrose).

BHFS Adds Kristin Stork as Director of Community Relations

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has hired Kristin Stork as director of community relations. Stork will oversee the firm’s involvement in community organizations across the country and manage the firm’s charitable giving program. Prior to joining BHFS, Stork served as manager of community relations and charities at The Denver Post, where she managed all aspects of fundraising and grant-making for the company’s two charitable funds that raised and distributed more than $3 million annually.


Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Barnhart Communications, Vocera Public Relations, InView Communications (freelancers), ACLU of Colorado, Arapahoe County Government, City of Westminster, Community College of Aurora, E-470 Public Highway Authority, Florence Crittenton Services, GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, Mergermarket Ltd, One Colorado, SofTec Solutions, SourceGas, Thorne Nature Experience, Unbridled Solutions, Wilson & Company, The Greeley Tribune and The Summit Daily News (Frisco).

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are the ACLU of Colorado, American Water Works Association, Colorado PERA, Colorado Public Television (Channel 12), Inteweave, 9News, Share Our Strength, The Gallup Post, Voqal, the Town of Frederick, Compassion International (Colorado Springs), Professional Bullfighters Association (Pueblo), Rio Blanco Herald Times (Meeker) and the Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune.


Rose Community Foundation Names Communications Manager

Lisa Harris has been named communications manager at Rose Community Foundation. Harris will help implement the Foundation’s communications and marketing programs including web and electronic communications, print publications, media relations, and the management and creative development of special projects. Harris was previously director of communications responsible for web and new media at the Colorado Health Foundation.

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Metzger Hires One, Promotes Two

Metzger Associates has added a staff member and promoted two senior team members:

  • Amy Little has been promoted to digital services manager. Her role now includes project management, search engine optimization (SEO) and website content strategy and consulting.
  • Drew Stachnik has been promoted to senior web developer, and now heads up Metzger’s video and photo production, graphic design and front-end User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) web design.
  • Web designer Adam Felgar has joined the digital services team. He will support the group’s focus on developing state-of-the-art look and feel with UI/UX content organization and navigation.

Vail Resorts Announces Changes to Communications Team

Vail Resorts has made some changes to its communications team:

  • Ashley Lowe has been appointed Senior Manager of Communications, Hospitality & VRDC. Previously, Lowe led employee communications for Vail Resorts and prior to that was PR Director for Cactus.
  • May Lilley has been promoted to Senior Manager of Communications, International. Lilley has 10 years of experience in the marketing/communications industry between Vail Resorts and formerly heading up the broadcast advertising for Australia/New Zealand’s largest retail advertiser, Kmart, as Senior Account Manager at Sapient Nitro in Melbourne.
  • Laura Kirby has been hired as Corporate Communications Coordinator. Kirby started with Vail Resorts in 2009 as an intern with Echo. She returned in 2010 as a coordinator for the Group Sales and Marketing team in Broomfield, where she has been responsible for supporting the sales effort to our group wholesalers, ski clubs and councils across the country.

Marmillion Adds Denver-based AE, Wins 2 Clients

Marmillion + Company has added Josh Lohmer as an account executive in the firm’s Denver office. Lohmer joins Marmillion from New York City, where he wrote advertising copy and conducted market research analysis for Fortune 500 companies and developed and executed the marketing strategy for a local business, including email marketing, website redevelopment and creative social media engagement. He previously worked in Denver for the National Conference of State Legislatures. Marmillion, which specializes in non-profits and associations, also announced it has added the Tourism Board of Provincetown (Mass.) and the Texas General Land Office as clients.

CASB Names Woolley Director of Communications

The Colorado Association of School Boards has named Kristine Woolley as its Director of Communications. Woolley formerly was the marketing and community relations director for a law firm in Charlotte, N.C., and also was the community relations and public relations manager for the Visiting Nurse Association in Vero Beach, Fla. Prior to attending graduate school at Colorado State University, Woolley was a newspaper reporter for The Mountain Mail in Salida, where she covered education and school boards.

Western Dairy Assoc. Names Grammond Communications Director

The Western Dairy Association has named Jo Anne Grammond as its Director of Communications. Grammond formerly was an account supervisor with Phoenix-based agency Mullen Public Relations and was also a reporter for Tribune Newspapers in Mesa, Ariz. Most recently, she was a freelance writer and public relations consultant and worked with The Metropolitan Group at Re/Max Unlimited in Aurora.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Communications Strategy Group, GBSM, VOCO Creative, Datalogix, Habitat for Humanity, Baptie & Company, History Colorado, Jackson Insurance, Kaiser Permanente, MWH Global, North Suburban Medical Center, STARZ, The American Independent News Network, Veterans Green Jobs, Colorado State University’s College of Business (Fort Collins) and Delta Memorial Hospital (Delta).

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are BeadforLife, Communications Strategy Group (internship), Denver International Airport, Denver Public Schools, Four Winds Interactive, Global Greengrants Fund, Meritage Homes, Neiman Marcus Stores, Rides to Thrive, Rocky Mountain Institute, The Colorado Statesman, The Medical Center of Aurora, The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Focus on the Family (Colorado Springs), The Colorado Springs Gazette and The Durango Herald.

SE2 Adds Two

SE2 has added Megan Cranston as a project manager and Rachel Schiller as an associate. Cranston previously worked as an integrated producer at a Denver-based production company, and Schiller most recently worked as the director of communications and development at a local charter school. The new hires bring SE2 to a total of 15 full-time employees, a continuation of the 15-year-old firm’s steady growth.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are the American Water Works Association, Botanical Interests, COHN, Denver Management Advisors, Developmental Pathways, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc., National CineMedia, National Jewish Health, Safeway, Vail Resorts (Broomfield), Weld County School District (Greeley), and Trinidad (Colo.) State Junior College.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are A Precious Child, American Water Works Association, Colorado Health Benefit Exchange, Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd., IHS, National CineMedia LLC, SCL Health System, The Merage Foundation, Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (Colorado Springs), Poudre Valley Health System (Fort Collins), and the Alamogordo (N.M.) Daily News.

GBSM Deepens Expertise in Water, Natural Resources

GBSM has added water-rights expert Alexandra “Alex” Davis as principal. Prior to joining GBSM, Davis was the Assistant Director for Water with the Colorado Department of Natural Resources and the First Assistant Attorney General for the Water Rights Unit where she litigated cases for the State Engineer’s Office, the Colorado Water Conservation Board and the Division of Wildlife.

“We are excited that Alex brings her deep experience in managing complex water and natural resource matters to GBSM,” said John Baron, chief executive officer.  “She is highly skilled at solving problems in complicated situations in which both the substance and process count. She will be immensely helpful to our clients and to our already strong natural resources practice.”

GroundFloor Adds Two Digital Senior Directors

GroundFloor Media has added Lauren Cook and Jon Woods as senior directors of social media and digital strategy. As part of GFM’s Digital and Social Media Strategy team, Cook and Woods will work with clients to develop and implement blogger and social media influencer outreach; online reputation management and crisis response plans; social media metrics, ROI tracking and analytics; corporate social media policies and data visualization elements.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Americorps, Aspen Skiing Company, Flatirons Habitat for Humanity, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Jackson National Life Insurance, Porter Adventist Hospital, Small Planet Foods, The Colorado Trust, Virtela, VisiTech PR (intern), Western Union, Colorado State University, City of Colorado Springs, Contently (Aspen), Cortez (Colo.) Journal, Henderson Mine (Empire), Visit Estes Park, Pueblo Colo.) ChieftanRocky Mountain Institute (Snowmass, Colo.) Cody (Wyo.) EnterpriseJackson Hole (Wyo.) News & Guide and Jackson Hole (Wyo.) Daily.

And dovetail solutions and SE2 also are hiring.

Dovetail Promotes Holleran to Director of Operations

dovetail solutions has promoted Emily Holleran to director of Operations. Holleran joined dovetail solutions in 2009, and in her new role she will oversee the firm’s day-to-day operations, including financials, client invoicing, human resources, IT support and benefits administration. Prior to joining dovetail solutions, Holleran was director of operations at The McLaughlin Company, a performance consulting and coaching firm.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Allstate Insurance Company, Colorado Access, Denver Water Dept., The Kempe Foundation, Kutak Rock LLP (intern), PCL Construction Enterprises (intern), Vail Resorts Management Company, KOAA TV (Colorado Springs) and Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District (Frederick, Colo.).

Jonas Named VP of Communications/Marketing at Rose Foundation

Jim Jonas has been named vice president of communications and marketing at Rose Community Foundation. Jonas will oversee the Foundation’s publications, media relations, marketing and strategic communications related to grantmaking, philanthropic services and program initiatives.

Jonas was previously director of marketing and communications for the University of Colorado Foundation. And from 2000 to 2010, he was a partner at Peak Creative Media, a Denver-based creative communications and advertising agency that he co-founded.

Denver PR Jobs

Among those hiring this week are the Associated Press, the City of Aurora, the City of Littleton, Colorado Rural Health Center, Crocs, the Denver Water Dept., First Data, Hunger Free Colorado, Janus, The Merage Foundation, PCL Construction, Universal Lending Corporation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Western Dairy Association, Westword, the Rio Grande Sun (Espanola, N.M.) and The (Butte) Montana Standard.

GFM Adds One, Promotes One

GroundFloor Media has added Cindy Springsteen as accounting manager and promoted Kristina Reilly to director of business operations. Springsteen brings nearly 20 years of accounting experience to GFM. Prior to joining the team, she worked as the CFO of Explore Communications. Reilly joined GFM in 2005 as the operations manager. Since joining the team, she conducted the day-to-day financial management, client invoicing, HR and benefits management, and IT support.

HealthOne Offering Four Summer Video Production Internships

HealthONE is looking for four students interested in for-credit video production internships this summer.

Dates: The internships will begin on June 1, 2012 and end on August 31, 2012
Interns must be available on June 6 for orientation.

Job Description
• Seeking internship candidates eager to gain experience in a wide range of production industry facets, including pre-production, location/talent resourcing, shooting, editing/post production and distribution. Continue reading “HealthOne Offering Four Summer Video Production Internships”

Guttau Joins Four Seasons Vail as Director of PR

Congratulations to Jim Guttau, who has joined Four Seasons Resort Vail as Director of Public Relations. Jim has spent the past seven years as the principal of Guttau PR, a boutique firm focused on clients in the hospitality, nonprofit, and lifestyle sector.

Previously, Dana Lauren Berry has split her attention between the Vail resort and the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver. She will now handle public relations exclusively for the hotel in Denver.