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    TAKING YOUR BUSINESS

  • Marketing / Public Relations / Content & Creative

    TO "ASCENDING" MODE

  • Marketing / Public Relations / Content & Creative

    IT'S OUR MISSION

OUR MISSION

We grow companies by “making it happen” within the context of their world, their brand, their products and services, their markets and their media.

For thought leaders seeking break-through brand awareness, JJR is one of the fastest growing marketing and public relations agencies in Chicago’s west suburbs. We practice accountability that leads to high performance results, extra value that leads to an enjoyable relationship, and passionate perspective that leads to explosive creative. Every engagement is a mission to place a client's brand in the center of their most influential media creating buzz, leads, referrals, sales, growth and, at the end of the day, loyal brand advocates.

SOLUTIONS

We strive to stir emotion, response and results

Great accomplishments start with people who are relentless. Nothing stands in their way of reaching higher and higher peaks. We’re talking about business milestones like greater brand recognition, buzz, busines growth, lead generation and meaningful market engagement. Working with JJR means engaging a team of people who have made the climb before, making your way up a little easier and a lot more enjoyable.

Marketing

WE’RE FOCUSED ON MAKING BRANDS STICK

Taking you to the next level means focusing on objectives. Does your marketing center around your greatest opportunities? In a tight race, do you sport the competitive advantage? Is your brand distinctive, memorable, rock solid? Are you engaging in social media dialogue with the right people at the right times? JJR offers the currency of strong ideas, a roadmap to chart your course, and a reverent respect for your budget. Our approach is simple: stir emotion with a compelling message, engage an audience on their terms, and deliver measurable results to you, our client. This is why we don’t do projects. Nope. We take on missions—led by JJR Mission Managers (we also call them fearless, committed and unstoppable, and that’s on an average day).

Public Relations

ENGAGE, INFORM AND ENLIGHTEN

Our clients want press. They want to be talked about. In blogs and tweets, on front-page covers and award podiums, in business pages and on the evening news. They want magazine features and social media placements and LinkedIn shares. They want to be top of mind. We expect our clients to be media greedy. It’s a good thing because we have high expectations too. At JJR, public relations is an energy that builds relationships across diverse mediums. Because one road will never reach everyone in your audience. Through the art of modern conversation, we engage media influencers that connect you to your customers, peers, referral sources, employees and investors. Plus, as journalists and editors ourselves, we’ve earned the media’s respect for pitching relevant, timely news angles.

Content & Creative

VISUAL DRAMA, SMART BRANDING AND PASSIONATE PERSPECTIVE

Our creative nets more than just awards. We stir emotion, response and results through identity programs, videos, websites, ghostwriting and book design, lead generation programs, online campaigns and more. First step: sitting down with you and your team to understand your business targets. We look at position statements, branding audits, market research, audience personas, and your corporate vision. We then transform these into unforgettable visuals that resonate your brand. Good design empowers the marketing message. It makes it dance. Right into the hearts of the people who can help your company grow. Similarly, good content keeps people reading past the punch line. And it makes them think and feel.

Our Practice Areas

What we focus on

B2B & B2C

B2B is a tall, rocky mountain. B2C is shorter, but slippery with lots of streams. In either one, JJR helps find your footing with relationship building strategy and spot-on messaging.

Professional Services

We identify the right audiences and growing relationships. The winding trails are many. Luckily, we’ve got the experience and talent to chart a great course.

Entertainment

From waterparks to themed entertainment complexes and festivals, JJR can boost your attendance with our integrated direct marketing approach.

Manufacturing

Made-in-America pride abounds. JJR has elevated the stature of its manufacturing clients and created groundbreaking creative milestones in traditional industries.

Multicultural

Marketing’s terrain is cut from diverse cultures. JJR’s successful, multicultural campaigns have created pathways to new buyers and expanded customer loyalty.

Non-Profits

Cause marketing demands a thematic approach to donor cultivation and brand awareness. JJR’s emotionally-charged messaging impacts the non-profit’s unique journey up the hill.

Authors

The climb for authors can be steep and even lonely. JJR is an author’s guide to reaching the pinnacle: publishing and promotion of a book.

Hospitality

It’s all about the experience in the rugged trek to attract customers and cultivate loyalty in the hospitality industry. JJR has an exemplary track record for restaurants, lodging clients.

MEET THE TEAM

The Company Talents

The agency core team is changing. What used to be an art-and-strategy duo is rapidly evolving into an art, copy, media, PR and business hodgepodge. Look behind any success story and you’ll usually find a great team, a group of passionate people who raise each other’s game. When thinking about productivity we often focus on the individual, yet it’s by optimizing teams that we can truly take our missions (not projects) to the next level.

Jackie Camacho-Ruiz

Make-It-Happen Director

Jackie Camacho-Ruiz

Juan Pablo Ruiz

Creative Director

Juan Pablo Ruiz

Michele Kelly

Senior Content Specialist

Michele Kelly

Karen Dix

Senior Content Specialist

Karen Dix

Ashley mayer

Mission Manager

Ashley mayer

Laura Pietrzak

Mission Manager

Laura Pietrzak

Erica Wincheski

Mission Manager

Erica Wincheski

Melissa Noto

Graphic Artist

Melissa Noto

Marie Lazzara

PR Specialist

Marie Lazzara

Elizabeth Sobiski

Content Specialist

Elizabeth Sobiski

Gretchen Makela

Content Specialist

Gretchen Makela

Shirley Mott

Content Specialist

Shirley Mott

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JJR Marketing is a full-service, award-winning marketing and public relations agency. We’re passionate about taking your business to "ascending" mode. Our integrated approach harnesses the power of your brand to create leads, increase sales, drive digital traffic, tap into new markets and make things happen. That’s why companies, from innovative start-ups to Fortune 500, choose JJR Marketing.

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Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: 630.445.2333

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