ZG Communications is a boutique marketing consultancy working with not for profits, authors, publishers, and people who create positive change in the world.
We are deeply committed to our clients’ work and the industries we are a part of. We work with people and organizations we believe in, whose visions we want to realize.
Simply put, we love what you do and we love what we do.
Our work method is to integrate seamlessly as a part of your team, building close, trusting relationships and supplying long-term knowledge to be used long after the results of our collaboration.
Each campaign begins with a sharply tailored strategy, developed from listening carefully to our clients’ needs, goals, and potential. We analyze this with extensive knowledge of the industry landscape to ensure our approach is practical and innovative.
It’s this combination of logic and appreciation, conviction and tactics that makes ZG Communications unique.
OUR IN-HOUSE TEAM
Principal: Zoe Grams
Leading ZG Communications is Zoe Grams: an insightful communications specialist with a lifelong passion for the written word and a proven record of collaboration with not-for-profits. Awarded an MA in Philosophy from The University of Glasgow, Zoe brings logical thinking and creative strategy to each endeavor. Clients know her as warm, articulate, and dedicated to excellence.
Zoe has provided marketing expertise to clients on both sides of the Atlantic, beginning her career at a trend-marketing agency in London, UK, before moving to Canada to work with two of Vancouver’s top PR firm, and joining the largest independent publisher in Canada, D&M Publishers, as a publicist. She has worked with not for profits such as UNICEF and Amnesty International, and conceived and executed public relations campaigns for award-winning authors and publishing houses across Canada. Her written work has appeared in publications in the UK and North America.
Zoe is Co-Chair of The Board of Directors for The KidSafe Project, and sits on the Board of Directors for WORD Vancouver. She is part of the leadership team for #Startland – a project providing technology and training support to refugees in Canada.
Communications Coordinator: Megan Jones
Megan Jones has fostered her love of literature and community through a variety of leadership roles in the arts and non-profit industries. She has coordinated readings and fundraisers for an American literary association; managed an outreach program for at-risk youth; served as Publicist at one of Canada’s premier independent literary presses; copyedited a Canadian poetry magazine; and helped organize the 2014 Vancouver Marathon. Prior to working with ZG Communications, Megan worked as a Publicist at Talonbooks.
While pursuing her degree in Creative Writing and English from the University of Victoria, Megan travelled abroad as a fashion model: a challenging and thought-provoking career that provided her with ample writing material for poems and short stories. Presently, Megan happily satisfies her hunger for exploring new cultures and landscapes by reading diverse titles that come across her desk at ZG Communications. Described as empathetic, approachable, and creative, Megan is committed to meeting and exceeding the goals of ZG’s clients.
OUR EXTENDED TEAM: Our team includes talented designers, website developers, coders, social media experts and copywriters who we work with on a project-by-project basis.
During 2016, ZG Communications will be acting as Marketing & Publicity Manager for Vancouver Writers Fest.
We’re inspired by our clients who create positive cultural, social, and environmental change. Contributing in this way is a core value of ZG Communications, so we:
- Donate 10 percent of our earnings to charitable organizations each year.
- Offset our carbon footprint.
- Support developing country businesses through monthly microloans.
- Volunteer as a company with a not for profit organization each month.
- Provide tuition and mentorship to young people in our community.