We connect great people with great companies.

We’re a leading boutique recruitment agency and talent consultancy that conducts executive searches for top-tier talent in Toronto and Montreal. Serving digital, marketing, PR, UX, creative design, 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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • When working with Ari Agency we immediately benefit from their digital and advertising industry knowledge. The deep relationships with talent they have cultivated over the years can’t be easily replicated.

    Vito Piazza
    Vito Piazza President, Partner at Sid Lee Toronto & Calgary
  • 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
  • I have known and worked with Ari Agency for over 7 years. Ari is a great partner - his professionalism and integrity stand out. Ari and his team have an eye for top talent and their ability to assess fit for us has been a great asset in building award-winning digital and mass teams.

    Dave Lafond
    Dave Lafond President at Cossette
  • I’ve worked with Ari for many years. He is both an expert and passionate about his work, and always delivers a superlative level of customer service. He is a pleasure to work with.

    Patrick Doyle
    Patrick Doyle Vice-President, Partner, Liquid
  • "I’ve worked with Ari Agency for almost 5 years. They take the time to get to know your company, its culture, your team and your needs. Their consultative process unlocks who and what we need in a way we weren’t able to on our own. When I work with Ari and team I feel like I’m working with a partner. Their goal is to find you the right person. I never feel like I’m just getting just candidates - they present top people who fit the role and your culture. It’s this process and partnership that we trust and appreciate. In addition to sourcing Digital roles, we've expanded our relationship with Ari Agency to now include Marketing and Brand Strategy roles."

    Alex Swiech
    Alex Swiech Director, Human Resources, Jackman Reinvents



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.