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Media and Press Coordinator/Intern

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ORGANIZATION: Art from Ashes

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Art from Ashes is seeking an exceptional, details-oriented, and committed intern interested in non-profit donor development. Ideal candidate would be an upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level college student interested in hands-on experience in nonprofit development. This position is unpaid; however, class credit may be available depending on the policies of the successful candidate’s University

  • The successful candidate will help the Director of Development regarding donor development related to media and public relations, including but not limited to the following:

    • Streamline system and make relevant updates for online and print calendars, newspapers and blog contacts

    • Maintain and monitor results and posts on social media sites

    • Book radio, internet and television interviews, including updating question/answer scripts

    • Maintain and monitor Constant Contact releases

    • Identify and implement alternative income streams from new media (e.g., Deal for a Cause).

    • Edit and review media press to post online and to media contacts (including aiding in the Newsletter)

    • Draft, review and send press releases to media outlets and ensure that volunteers have uniform information

    • Archive new and former press releases and media in e-files

    • Aid in new media, "elevator speech" and marketing training for volunteers

A successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • Experience and/or knowledge of a nonprofit environment

    • Upper-level college student or graduate level education

    • Exceptional, professional and details-oriented organizational skills

    • Advanced knowledge of social media tools and computer literacy, including a working understanding of Excel and Constant Contact

    • Professional email etiquette and work habits

    • Passion for Art from Ashes mission

    • Flexible schedule, working no less than 10 hours a week in Art from Ashes offices

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About Art from Ashes


1310 West 10th Ave, Denver, CO 80204, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of Art from Ashes is to empower struggling youth by providing creative programs that facilitate health and hope through expression, connection and transformation.


Since its inception in 2003, Art from Ashes (AfA) has provided creative empowerment workshops to high-risk youth, facilitating expression, connection and transformation among the most neglected and vulnerable segments of our community. AfA’s creative programs use the combination of creativity and neurology to provide workshops that not only offer young people access to the arts and to their creative power, but in doing so also address risk factors among struggling young people. Our foundational program, Phoenix Rising, uses poetry and spoken word to empower young people through the language of metaphor. Other programs include Drawing on Air, Casting Shadows and Wingspan. To date, AfA has provided creative workshops with more than 200 partnering organizations for more than 18,000 young people who have survived traumatic events, are victims of abuse, neglect and/or poverty, and are at risk for or engaged in destructive behaviors.


Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing


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1310 W 10th AveDenver, CO 80204



  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations




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  • Volunteers must attend an orientation.

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