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Ameristar Casino Resort Spa - Black Hawk, CO
Public Relations/Communications
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Be the Best You

Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) is a dynamic and growing casino entertainment company with more than 15,000 team members working at 16 casinos and racetracks located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Ohio - and PNK has a management contract for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

At PNK, we are guided by our team member promise - Be the Best You. Through this promise we strive to support our team members in living their best lives by offering them challenging and rewarding work, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to build lasting relationships.

Property Details

Photo - Black Hawk

Stepping into Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk is like entering a landmark mountain lodge in one of the West’s best-loved National Parks. Set in the Rocky Mountains, this modern casino hotel is 1.4 miles from Central City Opera, 8 miles from the tours at Argo Gold Mine and Mill, and 10 miles from I-70. With its soaring ceilings, timber beams and massive floor-to-ceiling stone fireplaces, this two-story casino has a rustic elegance. Ameristar Black Hawk also boasts a luxury full-service hotel with 536 well-appointed rooms including 64 luxurious suites, a roof-top pool and full-service ARA Day Spa.


Ameristar Black Hawk

111 Richman Street, PO Box 45

Black Hawk, CO 80422


The Internal Communications Specialist is responsible for writing and designing all team member communication and planning team member events for Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk. The Specialist collaborates with various team members on property to improve their working environment and to create a culture of open, two-way communication.


  • Design print and email communication using Adobe Design products – Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Coordinate with a local printer to have high quality prints made for communication in the heart-of-house
  • Coordinate the execution of large wall features in the heart-of-house
  • Write engaging magazine articles to profile team members in the mypnk Magazine that is sent to 16,000+ team members four times a year
  • Write messages from leadership to team members with the ability to craft messages in different voices and tones
  • Write a weekly newsletter to share property information and highlight positive team member stories.
  • Assist with planning and executing team member events and programs including Team Member of the Year, the Team Member Talent Show, the Team Member Holiday Party, etc. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, graphic/web design or a closely related field is required. 2-3 years of graphic design experience is required.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint, and Outlook)
  • Must have intermediate graphic design experience using Adobe Suite Products (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator)
  • Must be able to present creative and business writing and graphic design portfolio upon interview
  • Position requires a wide degree of creativity and initiative
  • Must be able to communicate in a clear and effective manner
  • Must meet deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must have the ability to accept feedback with a positive attitude
  • Must be highly organized and available on weekends or nights, if necessary
  • Ability to work with multiple properties and their departments from long distance
  • Ability to collaborate with others on projects