Director, Marketing - Job ID 202301


Date Published:

January 26, 2023

Application Deadline:

February 28, 2023


o/a ventureLAB

Director, Marketing — Job ID 202301

Full-time, Permanent

Position Profile

About ventureLAB

ventureLAB is a not-for-profit leading global founder community for hardware technology and enterprise software companies in Canada. Our organization is led by seasoned entrepreneurs and business leaders with decades of industry experience in building IP-rich start-ups, scale-ups, and global multinationals to help businesses scale. Located at the heart of Ontario’s innovation corridor in York Region, ventureLAB is part of one of the biggest and most diverse tech communities in Canada. Since 2011, ventureLAB has enabled over 2,000 tech ventures to create over 4,000 jobs and raise more than $200 million in investment capital through our initiatives focused on raising capital, talent retention, technology and IP commercialization, and customer acquisition. Together with our community of entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and partners, we enable technology startups to accelerate the commercialization of transformational products on a global scale. ventureLAB is home to the Hardware Catalyst Initiative — Canada’s only lab and incubator for hardware and semiconductor-focused companies. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada — for global markets. 

Our Mission

We grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada.

Our Vision

Born Global. Built to Scale. Inclusive by Design. Inspire a new generation of global founders who choose Canada to scale IP-rich tech titans creating innovative hardware and scale-ready enterprise software solutions that transform communities and establish a blueprint for a more sustainable, inclusive tech ecosystem.

Our Values — Team RIVIR

The Opportunity

ventureLAB is seeking a Director, Marketing to boldly lead the strategy, development, and execution of ventureLAB’s marketing activities, including but not limited to brand, marketing materials, campaigns, and digital engagement (websites, digital marketing, social media) during an exciting time of rapid growth and expansion.

The Director will report to the VP, Marketing & Partnerships, and work collaboratively and cross-functionally with other departments to elevate ventureLAB’s brand(s) and support the organization’s business priorities. 

About You:

What You’ll Do:

Marketing Strategy & Planning

Performance Marketing & Operations

Team Management and Development

Budget Management


How to Apply

Apply by Tuesday, February 28 2023 to quoting “Director, Marketing – Job ID 202301” in the subject line. Include your resume, salary expectations, 3 samples of your work or a link to your portfolio, and a brief note telling us why you’d be a great addition to the ventureLAB team. Early submissions are encouraged as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

In addition to salary, ventureLAB offers a comprehensive benefits package, learning and development opportunities, 4 weeks vacation, and 2 weeks holiday time in December.

At ventureLAB, we value diversity, inclusion, and respect. Diverse experience, perspectives, and backgrounds bring great ideas and create stronger teams — we embrace it, because we know that by including everyone, we all thrive. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.