SCHICK CREATIVE

Marketing Strategy & Delivery

Boutique Marketing Solutions
for Businesses and Nonprofits

SCHICK CREATIVE

Marketing
Strategy &
Delivery

Boutique Marketing
Solutions for
Businesses and Nonprofits

What We Do

Specialties

Strategy

Get a comprehensive marketing assessment. Then fix what’s broken and supercharge the rest.

Messaging

Bridge the gap between what you know about your organization and how audiences perceive it.

Creative

Apply accessible, distinctive, and consistent branding, content, and design across all your channels.

Operations

Set up communications and project management calendars, and stick with them.

Touch Points

Keep your marketing and programs in sync, all the way through implementation.

Whom We Serve

Industries

Nonprofit

Engage constituents, donors, and participants.

Education

Unite and support successive generations of learners.

Publishing

Offer 21st century solutions to Gutenberg’s heirs.

Technology

Make complex ideas understandable for non-technical audiences.

Portfolio

Work Samples

Global Nomads Group square postcard saying "Teach Arabic with Real Youth Stories"

Global Nomads Group Arabic education postcards

A unique set of square postcards promoted GNG's multilingual online courses.
Tricon Infotech website Home page

Tricon Infotech website

A software company needed a new website to reflect its A-list clients and products.
GRCB website Programs page

GRCB website

A new, photo-heavy website helped a rock-band nonprofit show off its magic.
Global Nomads Group square postcard saying "Teach Arabic with Real Youth Stories"

Global Nomads Group Arabic education postcards

A unique set of square postcards promoted GNG's multilingual online courses.
Tricon Infotech website Home page

Tricon Infotech website

A software company needed a new website to reflect its A-list clients and products.
GRCB website Programs page

GRCB website

A new, photo-heavy website helped a rock-band nonprofit show off its magic.

How We Work

Our Difference

Move Quickly

We hit the ground running, setting up necessary resources and structures while we develop strategic recommendations in parallel.

Direct Access

Get maximum value for your investment through direct access to our principals – in every engagement and on every project.

Agile & Flexible

Things change: market conditions, staffing, funding, programs. We help you balance when to stay the course and when to pivot. Quickly. 

Clear Language

We’re not big on jargon and mumbo jumbo. Chances are, neither are your audiences. We craft clear, understandable messages.

Accessibility

Never squint at hard-to-read text again. By making content  accessible – websites, decks, emails, and more – everyone benefits.

Sensible Data

Start by writing for actual human beings, and keep algorithms in a supporting role to help fine-tune messages and approaches.

Who We Are

Principals

Photo of Joe Schick

Joe Schick

Principal & Co-Founder

Photo of Joe Schick

Joe Schick

Principal & Co-Founder

Joe has been a business development professional in the publishing and software industries since the early 2000s, holding positions at Pearson, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Bibliotheca, and Plotagon, and has extensive experience with negotiating international content licensing deals. Along the way, he learned to write, pitch, present, and sell. Joe is a native of Pennsylvania and a graduate of Brandeis University. He’s a fan of historical thrillers, classical & jazz music, tasty food, and Oxford commas.
Photo of Marie Schick

Marie Schick

Principal & Co-Founder

Photo of Marie Schick

Marie Schick

Principal & Co-Founder

A native of Minneapolis, Marie started her advertising career at Bozell before moving into advancement marketing for nonprofits and higher education. Her varied experience has included print, digital, and events for Mass Audubon as well as Harvard, Tufts, and Simmons Universities. She appreciates good copy married with beautiful design. Marie holds a B.A. from Marquette University and an M.Ed. from Lesley University. She enjoys binging 80s movies, even if they don’t always hold up.
Photo of Joe Schick

Joe Schick

Principal & Co-Founder

Joe has been a business development professional in the publishing and software industries since the early 2000s, holding positions at Pearson, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Bibliotheca, and Plotagon, and has extensive experience with negotiating international content licensing deals. Along the way, he learned to write, pitch, present, and sell. Joe is a native of Pennsylvania and a graduate of Brandeis University. He’s a fan of historical thrillers, classical music, tasty food, and Oxford commas.