Passion driven
since day one.

Founded in Toronto in 2002 with just $8K by Founder & CEO, Mandy Gilbert, Creative Niche was a true passion project. The vision was clear: do the right thing, create a great workplace, focus on long-term relationships, and invest in the client and candidate experience while giving back to the community.

Today, Creative Niche is Canada's largest in its field, with over 15K placements at 800 companies and a 97% success rate. We've been recognized by Forbes, The Webby Awards, and Inc.com for our excellence. Our amazing team has an average tenure of 7 years, and we've contributed $2M to impact organizations.

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Our purpose

At Creative Niche, we aim for clients to enthusiastically choose us because we consistently deliver impact and value by placing top talent that drives results and success for all.

That's precisely where our expertise and passion comes into play.

Trusted and

We are so fortunate to support founders, marketing and digital executives, creative and agency leaders, investors, and in-house agency managers to tackle one of their biggest challenges - hiring the best. No matter how big or small their challenges are, we are here to provide solutions.

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What sets us apart

Whether it's a recent resignation, a new business win, or finally getting the green light after a lengthy HR process, our clients count on us to deliver—and do so fast. With our agility, expert team, and network, we're always ready to rise to the occasion. Here is how we accomplish it:

Our expertise

We are experts in marketing, account service, design, strategy, creative, and digital which means we understand our clients specific needs, along with and sector and geographic nuances so we can accurately identify, qualify and place the right candidates.

Our approach

Our approach is rooted in commitment, compassion and respect, emphasizing outcomes over obstacles and setting high standards as our benchmark.

Our impact

Our clients report filling full-time and executive positions 40% faster and enjoy higher retention rates with our placed candidates. For freelance needs, we provide a range of ready and qualified candidates, within 24 hours, with a 98% contract term or project completion success rate.

Our values in action

At Creative Niche, our core values are not just words; they are the guiding principles that shape our every action and decision. They define who we are, how we operate, and the standards we uphold. Living our core values ensures consistency, trust, and integrity in everything we do. It empowers our team, fosters a positive work culture, and strengthens our relationships with clients and partners. By adhering to our core values, we commit to excellence, innovation, and a shared vision, driving our business forward and making a meaningful impact in our industry.

Where we recruit

Growth Mindset

Big Heart

Above & Beyond

Recognitions and achievements

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