Right across the bridge from Madison Avenue, Joseph Jacobs Advertising in Teaneck, NJ has the big-city know-how, with the small-town emphasis on customer service. Our specialty is marketing products and brands to targeted Jewish markets.
We envision. We plan. We create. And we do it all without the bravado our 100 year history probably entitles us to.
the JJA story.
It all started with a man named Joe.
He had this radical idea that a growing population of Jewish European immigrants represented a powerful market segment. Speak to them, in their language, and they will listen.
Joseph Jacobs invented the idea of targeted marketing--first as an advertising manager at the Jewish Daily Forward, then as the principal of Joseph Jacobs Advertising. His agency quickly grew and clients such as Colgate-Palmolive Co., Maxwell House and Quaker Oats Co. were promoting their brands to the Jewish consumer.
The agency stayed in the family, passing to Joe’s son Richard, who successfully ran the company for decades. In 2003, the younger Jacobs passed the company to a new generation and a new family. Elie Rosenfeld purchased the company and later moved its offices to Teaneck, NJ.
Today, JJA offers companies our award-winning creative expertise, media, full production capability, research, promotions and public relations. JJA has long standing relationships with all Jewish media – 200 national and local publications, Jewish radio and websites.
Doing what you love is a blessing. We can’t get enough of this sh*t.
With more than 20 years of experience in advertising and marketing, Elie Rosenfeld is one of the leading experts in marketing strategy and communications for the American Jewish market. After college, Elie worked for Royal Wine/Kedem’s advertising department and created their in-house ad agency.
In 1996, Elie joined the historic Joseph Jacobs Advertising agency and in 2003 acquired the firm and became its CEO. Today, he is a respected consultant to the kosher food industry and the Jewish media field. Elie’s expertise in media strategy, including traditional print, but also the highly specialized arena of Jewish digital and social media advertising, distinguishes him from others in the category. Elie's intuition, pragmatism, creativity, connections and outspoken point of view make JJA the niche market specialists.
Director of Operations
With a background in management consulting, Aviva brings business acumen and structure to JJA’s creative landscape. She handles ad placement and media planning, as well as analytics. Aviva streamlines JJAs procedures and practices allowing us to focus on the project and client at hand.
With a background in advertising and journalism, Rachael comes to JJA with a love of words and how they fit together to form sentences. Mixing metaphors, hashtags and social media character counts, Rachael brings her off-the-wall humor to the floor writing digital content, headlines, brochure copy, social media posts and everything in between.
Graphic Designer, Social Media Manager
Noa is both a graphic designer and social media ace at Joseph Jacobs. Noa manages social media implementation, working with clients to ensure JJA creative matches objectives.
Sarah's understanding of design, her eye for detail and her relentless work ethic combine to produce artwork unique to the tastes and target of each and every client. Her success in adwork artistry and creativity has established her as a key player in all of JJA's campaigns.
With degrees in both graphic design and marketing Gavriella brings a versatile edge to JJA. Her perspective and creativity, help bring clients' ideas to life whether through print media or digital design. Gavriella has a keen sense of color and design coupled with an unflinching client service ethic.
Digital Media Analyst
Spreadsheets and reports. Many creative people hate ‘em, but (Thank Heavens) our guy dreams in charts and graphs! Jacob is responsible for tracking media buys, media analysis and evaluation reports and qualitative and quantitative research. Jacob is our internal director of email marketing, TorahBlast, and tailors social media and digital marketing campaigns to appropriate audiences.
Eliana Wagner has extensive experience in writing, specifically social media posting and marketing. In her digital marketing role at Israel21C she helped create a national campaign with targeted content using social media to promote humanitarian aid organizations. In addition to this she has experience writing in a variety of other areas. Her articles have been published in university publications as well as the American Jewish Congress website. Eliana has also worked as a social media intern on a congressional campaign and created content intended to engage and inform potential voters. She loves writing and marketing and is very excited to be working with Joseph Jacobs advertising to create new and exciting content.