Magda Jarota is a Director on the Marketing Services team, specializing in communications and public relations, with a broader focus on strategy, advertising, design and all things digital.
Before joining IQ PARTNERS, Magda spent five years at a boutique recruitment agency, where she led a variety of searches within public relations, communications, strategy, design, marketing and advertising. While there, Magda led the company culture initiatives as well as internal recruitment strategy.
Magda kicked off her career working in the PR industry. She spent just shy of 10 years in a boutique PR agency, where she specialized in media and influencer relations, and executed a number of award-winning campaigns for clients in the CPG, beauty, retail and consumer tech space.
With a people first approach, Magda prioritizes relationship building, trust and authenticity as the foundation of how she approaches her job day-to-day.
Magda holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, as well as a post-graduate certificate in Public Relations and Corporate Communications. A life-long learner, Magda also completed the Foundations in Design Thinking Certificate at IDEO U, and Hiring for Decolonization, Diversity and Inclusion in the Creative Industries through OCAD University.
Strategy, sarcasm, and sense of humour. She’s approachable and resourceful, with a fondness for creative outreach brainstorms.
Book stores, magazines, antiques, Creemore and Steam Whistle.
Reading, shopping at Starsky for nostalgic European foods and magazines, and spending time with her husband, two boys and two dogs. Oh and laundry.