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Toronto, Canada
Marketing and proposals director
at Partisans

Partisans has a vacancy for a marketing and proposals director to join its team in Toronto, Canada.

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented marketing specialist to join our growing architecture studio.

The successful candidate will be organised, motivated, and innovative thinker with superior organisation skills and ability to handle a variety of responsibilities. The role requires someone who is able to manage conflicting demands and demonstrate a high regard of confidentiality. Exceptional time-management and communication skills and a positive attitude are a must.

Role and responsibilities:

  • develop responses to RFPs in collaboration with the RFP lead and partner
  • keep track of RFP/RFQ opportunities on various platforms
  • keep track of open competition opportunities on a broad platform basis
  • help pull together RFP package responses and format them in Powerpoint or InDesign
  • develop and execute media campaign strategies to achieve client objectives
  • proactively identify compelling campaign narratives rooted in global issues and in line with Partisans’ brand of thought leadership
  • develop and execute story pitches that demonstrate a clear and acute understanding of the built environment
  • secure opportunities within both local, national and international press
  • build a comprehensive network of key journalists that work within the architecture, design media space, but also business and tech
  • coordinate media interviews and photoshoots
  • field incoming media requests
  • stay on top of relevant news cycles and architecture and design industry issues
  • draft media advisories, Q&A’s, fact sheets, photo cutlines, as needed
  • editorial and advertorial writing, as needed
  • manage and maintain up-to-date media lists and contacts


  • University degree or community college training
  • proficiency in social media applications and plugins
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and GSuite (Gmail)
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • detail-oriented with the ability to edit correspondence and presentations for grammatical mistakes and typos
  • ability to work with team members across multiple projects
  • ability to work flexible hours
  • self-motivated individual with the ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision with interruptions
  • working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop preferred
  • minimum experience three plus years in a similar role
  • creative thinker, go-getter, and excited to build a future together
  • post-secondary diploma/degree in applicable/appropriate fields
  • proven experience working on proposals
  • proven experience securing media stories
  • proven experience with social media
  • deep understanding of the ever-changing media landscape
  • strong time management skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • works well in a collaborative environment

Qualified candidates should submit their CV and portfolio, along with a brief cover letter explaining why their qualifications are a good fit, salary expectations and career aspirations via the apply for job button below. Please identify the position being sought in the subject.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please. CV’s will be kept on file for future consideration. Visit our website to learn more about our work and studio values:

Salary: Undisclosed
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