Welcome to HELD Communications

from the boardroom to the break room - we've got you covered

At the heart of every success is consistent, authentic, timely communication.

 At HELD Communications, we know communication is often overlooked and under-appreciated. The speed of business keeps you from being able to engage like you really want. We can help.


Employee & Executive Communications

7 ways x 7 times
Did you know humans take in and process information 7 different ways? It’s time to tap into the full power of communication. 

  • Internal communications
  • Change management communications
  • Executive communications (writing, blogging, vlogging, podcasts)
  • MarCom assessment
  • Web content writing, editing & assessment

Branding & Visual Communications

Emotionally tapping into loyalty

A brand is reflected through every aspect of how your business operates, from your employees to your stakeholders.

  • Brand development & graphic design
  • Compelling content
  • Marketing campaigns
  • Employee engagement & promotions
  • Explainer video scripting and development

Messaging & Strategic Communications

What’s your story?
Everyone has a story – even businesses. Our job is to help you build trust, strike emotion and promote action.

  • Crisis Communications plans
  • Writing and editing
  • Marketing content development
  • Content assessment
  • Story telling narratives
  • Speechwriting
  • Social media management

About Us

What we do

It's our job to find creative and authentic ways to communicate - bringing stakeholders closer together and increasing employee morale. From marketing campaigns to in-depth crisis comm plans, we moderate the myriad voices of an organization. And it's pretty awesome!  


We have more than 15 years of experience in:
Internal and external communication • Crisis communication / issues management • Communication gap assessment • Marketing, brand loyalty & design • Integrated marketing • Social media engagement • Marketing content copyediting and writing • Web development

Our Work

Our work has been a part of the communications and marketing efforts of a wide variety of brands, including:

  • Arizona Department of Emergency Management (crisis comm, T Jumps)
  • International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals
  • Arizona Republic/ Republic Media
  • Interbank-Exchange, LLC
  • The Arizona State Fair Foundation (design, T Jumps)
  • Crossroads Church
  • San Jacinto College (marcomm, T Jumps)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College, Scottsdale Community College, Gateway Community College, Glendale Community College
  • Volunteer Nonprofit Service Association (VNSA)
  • Pacific University
  • Safe & Together
  • MyDUISolution.com
  • Orange Leaf Consulting
  • Standard Pacific Nutrition Northeast


About the Founder

Tressa Jumps is the founder of HELD Communications, LLC, which provides design, web content, copywriting, editing and marketing. She also serves on the executive board for the International Association Of Business Communicators in Phoenix, as the VP of Professional Development. Previously, she was the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications for the largest community college in Arizona. In 2015, she was honored with the Communicator of the Year Award from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. Prior to her tenure in academia, she created the award-winning brand for the city of Glendale, Arizona’s acclaimed 2008 Super Bowl brand, “Glendale’s Got Game.” She established her marketing and design expertise at Anhueser-Busch Entertainment Corporation, creating content, curriculum and marketing products for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens. Tressa graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s in Mass Communications. She volunteers her time as a lay counselor for a program that helps women transition from abusive pasts and break the cycle of dysfunction in their lives.