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    Director of Communications - One-Year Contract

    July 06, 2018


    Hariri Pontarini Architects is looking for a dynamic, experienced, and creative Director of Communications to join their team for a one-year contract position.

    As a full-service Canadian firm devoted to producing work of lasting public value and enduring cultural worth, HPA has created a reputation in building strong relationships with clients and industry partners as well as within their 120 person practice.

    Qualifications include:

    • Minimum of 8-10 years of Communications or Marketing leadership experience in the AEC industry;
    • A dynamic individual comfortable with the demands of a fast-paced architectural office;
    • Relevant knowledge and experience in the AEC industry, including developing and managing the proposal delivery process, media outreach, and brand management;
    • Experience with strategic planning including the ability to build reputation and relationships locally and internationally;
    • Experience preparing award submission and liaising with both digital and media publishers;
    • Experience leading and bringing out the best of a creative team in a collaborative workspace.
    • Strong project management skills and attention to detail;
    • Strong written communication across the range of purposes and media of an architectural practice, including press releases, white papers, social media and promotions;
    • Ability to develop and execute long-term marketing strategies and business development;
    • Software proficiency in Office Suite and DTP packages such as InDesign, familiarity with CMS considered an asset;
    • Ability to organize a creative team to execute and deliver a range of projects and activities including intermittent events, presentations, and publications.

    Duties include:

    As the leader of the Communications Team, the Director of Communications will report to the two Founding Principals and be;

    • Responsible for elevating the firm’s profile through developing and executing on brand marketing, communications and media outreach strategies;
    • Responsible for overseeing the firm’s proposal delivery and awards submission process;
    • Lead the daily activities and long-term planning of an existing, professional, six-person communications team.

    Please send your resume to  While all applications are appreciated, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

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    Hariri Pontarini Architects


    Toronto, ON