"We can't solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them."

Albert Einstein


J and J Communication gives you exactly what you need precisely when you need it.


Our team provides strategic marketing and communications support that strips out the hype and gets things done.  We help you translate your goals into an actionable strategy.  We can create your plan for success by utilizing effective communications tools including writing, design, web sites, social media integration, brand awareness, event planning and more.  Let us help you reach your goals efficiently and effectively. 

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
— Albert Einstein
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
— Peter Drucker
Marketing and Communication, Web Design, Annual Report Writing



J & J Communication can help you achieve your goals by offering key services.  Whether you are a not-for-profit association or a fortune 500 corporation, we can help.



Marketing and Communication Plans

  • Audits of existing plans
  • Staff interviews and engagement/implementation protocols
  • Research, environmental scans and stakeholder surveys
  • Facilitated brainstorming sessions
  • Plan development including tactical implementation
  • Plan engagement with teams, boards and committees
  • Staff training as needed
  • Plan implementation and tracking for ROI

Creative Services

  • Writing, editing and design for campaigns including ads, direct mail, promotions, presentations, magazine articles, technical reports, grant applications
  • Branding and logo design
  • Web content and banner design
  • Social media branding and platform skins


  • Concept development including trade shows, galas, business meetings, conferences, launches, grand openings, sporting events
  • Budget development
  • Location scouting
  • Vendor management
  • Sponsor development
  • Collateral material design
  • Signage design and production
  • Registration tracking and online event software integration
  • Media relations
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Event evaluations and experiential reports

Web Development

  • Art direction and design for brand reinforcement
  • Functionality design of website architecture
  • Content development and writing
  • Programming and coding
  • Integration of social media platforms
  • Analytic tracking, evaluation metrics and SEO

Newsletters and eNews Broadcasts

  • Design and layout of content
  • Writing, editing and interviewing for articles
  • Branded template design for mail software campaigns
  • Production and distribution management
  • Social media integration

and Scans

  • Conduct environmental scans and market research
  • Development of Surveys
  • Development of participant lists and sample subject demographics
  • Design of survey instruments including web surveying software
  • Call sheets and interviewer instructions
  • Conduct interviews and compile results
  • Focus groups, presentations and information gathering
  • Data tables and summary finding reports inclusive of recommendations

Strategy Development
and Planning

  • Facilitated brainstorming sessions
  • Research and environmental scans
  • Stakeholder focus groups
  • Development of strategic plans that are measurable including implementation recommendations and milestone maps
  • Create integrated communication systems that reinforce brand
  • Implement customer/member relationship management systems
  • Stakeholder/member engagement campaigns
  • Recruitment and retention strategies

Annual Reports

  • Project management and submission tracking
  • Stakeholder interviews and content writing
  • Report layout and design
  • Development of interactive reports for tablet and mobile devices

Public Relations 

  • Develop strategy to obtain press coverage that achieves client objectives
  • Development of targeted media lists
  • Identify segment audiences and story pitches
  • Craft press releases, media alerts and story pitches
  • Social media integration, engagement and campaigns 
  • Development of editorial calendars
  • Coverage tracking and metrics

Special Projects

  • Project management, print production and fullfillment
  • Plan and execute special programs
  • Research, write and produce commemorative books
  • Galas and events for anniversaries or organizational milestone achievements
  • Branding and logo design for amalgamations or special occasions and achievements
  • New service launches or expansion

Jennifer Miller

Managing Partner, Marketing and Communication Strategist

Marc Matei

Graphic Designer
Media Art Development

Shawn Ellesworth

Web Designer and Developer
Social Media and SEO 

Marc Frame

Web Interface Solutions  
App Developer 

Creative Solutionaries


Whether you are looking for someone to help you draft a communications strategy or build you a new website, our team has the experience and expertise to help you succeed.


Open Positions

Jr. Market Researcher

Our team is looking for a new member to help with market research, conducting surveys, compiling results, tracking analytics for clients and providing input on projects.


  • Degree in marketing or communications
  • Computer literate
  • Self motivated, deadline driven and reliable
  • Sense of humour

Jr. Designer

Our team is looking for a new member to help design concepts for clients including logo design, web banner design, branded collateral pieces and promotions.


  • Degree in Graphic Design
  • Experience in branding
  • Savvy in all Adobe programs and web design
  • Creative and fun

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Our Office

674 8th Street A East
Owen Sound, ON, N4K1N2

Grey-Bruce Region