We connect great people with great companies.

Were a leading boutique recruitment agency that conducts executive searches for top-tier talent in Toronto and Montreal. Serving digital, marketing, UX, creative, strategy, media, & technology sectors since 2006.


With over 20 years of practical experience working for award-winning agencies, global brands, top media companies, and start-ups, we know what it takes to build professional careers and resilient teams that thrive on passion and purpose, and deliver on each organization’s unique culture and business needs.

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Executive Search For Employers

In a competitive marketplace, every hiring manager is searching for a rock star to take their business to the next level. When hiring your next bright light, you could review the same go-to list of names. Or, you could work with Ari Agency: We find and place exceptional talent that sticks, based on honest-to-goodness hard work and quality relationships built over 20+ years in the business.

  • Ari Agency is one exceptional retained search firm... Their connections in the digital space, particularly among senior professionals, is very strong. I provided a challenging spec, but they were able to deliver a final candidate that hit on all the key items on my wish list. All individuals screened through to the interview stage were bang on... One of the best firms I’ve had the pleasure of working with.

    Karla Congson
    Karla Congson Executive Vice-President, Client Leader, Y&R Canada
  • There are two things that I really appreciate about Ari Agency. The first is that they know the digital industry. Their recruiters are from within the digital space and they directly know the best people within it. The second is that they took the time to know the specific needs of my company. They got to know our culture, how we were structured, and what our key objectives were. They are a true pleasure to work with and I would not hesitate to recommend their services.

    Andrew Chak
    Andrew Chak Senior Director & Head of User Experience & Design at Rogers
  • Ari is a rarity in the digital marketing/communications executive search field, in that he only brings forward [candidates] that are perfect fits for the roles he has been asked to fill... He operates with a high degree of integrity... and he has intimate knowledge of the digital marketing space, helping him build smart connections, and making him a truly consultative service provider.

    Kevin Roe
    Kevin Roe SVP, Digital, Edelman
  • Thank you for your help in finding our candidate. I’m very pleased with your work and partnership. I believe that everything happens for a reason: that our new candidate needed to try something or they'd never know what it was like and that made way for us to find another candidate who I think is a very strong match with what we need and what they need.

    Cheryl Matthews
    Cheryl Matthews Vice President, Digital Marketing At Investors Group



we help employers build long-lasting teams and candidates build
exciting careers.

Executive Search.

We’re known for our collaborative approach to finding exceptional talent, where our high-touch interactions and in-depth knowledge of candidates and employers make for successful placements at all levels of an organization.

Career Transition.

Breaking up is hard to do… If you’ve ever changed jobs (or industries), you know what we mean. But we’ve got the expertise, the tools, and above all, the industry connections, to help you transition seamlessly into your next big career move.

Talent Consulting.

Our veteran media and advertising experts assess your operations—conducting business audits, org chart and client reviews, and competitive and market analyses—to help you run your business more efficiently and effectively.


There’s a unique opportunity for every person. Our executive search experts work with you to uncover your skills and passions. Then, they devise a plan that’ll see you in your dream job faster than you can say ‘I love my job!’

Career Counselling.

Hands-on consultative work is key to our executive search process. We’ll help you to find career opportunities that align with your passions and skills, with comprehensive counselling and coaching services catered to the needs of each and every candidate.

Industry Events.

From roundtable talks with leading industry thinkers, to workshops, cocktail mixers, and everything in between—Ari Agency is committed to offering fun and educational events that bring great people together with great companies.


It’s more than just a job. You’re searching for something that gets you excited to go to work every day, something you can be proud of. We get it, we really do. We feel the same way about our work—whether it’s our executive search services or our career counselling work, we’re not just helping you to find a new job, but to build a career, based on passion, integrity, and knowledge.