Apply to Join Our Team as a Content Associate!

Were you born to tell stories? Do you constantly start conversations by saying “I just read an article/listened to a podcast/watched a documentary about something interesting…?” Are you a fan of research, AP Style and researching AP Style? Do you find satisfaction in organizing ideas? Then you might be just the person Barefoot PR is looking for. 

As a Content Associate, you will help our team tell client stories by developing compelling content for newsletters, blogs, social media, op-eds, byline articles, award nominations and more. Your understanding of building culturally relevant messaging and content will inform our work with nonprofits, foundations, government agencies and socially-responsible businesses. You will also support the team by auditing our clients’ existing communications platforms, supporting our work to build editorial calendars, communications plans, and messaging. Our team members will work with both nonprofit and for-profit clients. The keys to your success in this role are curiosity, strong writing skills and attention to detail. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drafts compelling press releases, pitches, announcements, talking points, award nominations, blogs, byline articles, website content, etc.
  • Supports development of key messages and voice/tone guides
  • Supports Communications Planning/Campaign Development processes
  • Researches issues and trends related to clients, their expertise and their industry
  • Keeps up with best practices and techniques for storytelling, including asset-framing and culturally relevant content creation
  • Participates in client meetings, reporting and relationship building
  • Works in collaboration with the team to ensure work is tracked and deliverables are met for each client

Job Requirements 

  • Excellent writing skills and working knowledge of AP Style
  • 1-3 years of PR/marketing experience, media relations experience preferred
  • Ability to write for both English- and Spanish-speaking audiences, and the ability to translate messaging and content effectively in both English and Spanish is a plus
  • Experience using a media database, social media management platforms (Sprout Social preferred), Google Drive
  • Understanding of a broad array of communications tactics including media relations, email marketing, digital engagement, content creation, etc.
  • Ability to solve problems and find answers to tough questions
  • Driven to deliver a high quality product, to support team members in their success and help grow the business
  • A commitment to volunteer service and community involvement
  • Barefoot PR’s team members are known for being creative, committed and community minded
  • NOTE: This is an in-person position located at Barefoot PR’s office near Downtown Denver

How to Apply

Email the following information to

  • Resume
  • Sample of a piece of content you developed
  • Answers to the following questions:
    1. What is something interesting you’ve read/watched/listened to? How did it inform your work?
    2. Tell us about a time you incorporated diverse perspectives, backgrounds and expertise into your work?
    3. What is one issue you care deeply about?


  • $45,000 – $55,000 (based on experience), with bonus potential


  • Time for self renewal is important to us as creative individuals. As such, we offer time off for holidays and your birthday, a week off at year-end, trusted time off vacation policy and a flexible schedule as needed for you to show up as your full self ready to serve the team and our clients.
  • We care about our employees as whole people, not just workers. To support you we offer access to a retirement plan with a company match, 75% reimbursement for your individual healthcare monthly premiums through Barefoot PR’s medical and dental plans, and access to training and development opportunities that will help you be a leader in our field and our community.
  • Office in the heart of Denver’s museum district, adjacent to History Colorado, Denver Art Museum and Denver Public Library. We provide fully paid, covered parking for employees.
  • Community involvement is a key part of our company culture. We support our employees as they serve the community by making an annual financial contribution to a nonprofit of your choice, offering paid time off to volunteer and helping you to be a strong community leader.
  • Barefoot PR is a team and we work hard to build meaningful relationships with one another. We do this by spending time learning about our community through nonprofit tours, volunteering together, attending social and professional events together, feeding our bellies at team lunches and a variety of other activities to spark our creative energy.
  • We are a growing, women-owned company. We want to add someone to our team who will help us to build an enviable, supportive and joyful company culture.

About Barefoot PR

We are a team of creative and passionate professionals who believe people have the power to change the world for the better. Our job is to shine a light on the incredible work our clients do so the audiences they care about see it clearly. We work with nonprofits, government agencies and businesses who have one thing in common – they are committed to making communities better. From helping a nonprofit with a behavior change campaign to working with a business to tell their community impact story, we invest in the work we do because it makes a difference. As a team, our strength is in the collaborative approach we bring to each client. We bring our whole team to the table to make the dream work. As people, we recognize the privilege and blind spots we have. We are intentional in our listening and learning to ensure our words and our work are inclusive. We work hard and we have fun. But we always place a high standard on the quality of work we produce for clients because we know our words matter.

Barefoot PR Inclusion Statement
We are committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace in which everyone is welcomed, valued and supported. Barefoot PR recruits, employs, compensates and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic or family medical history, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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