Knowledge Translation Coordinator 

About us:

Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada (Pauktuutit) is the national representative organization of Inuit women in Canada. Our mission is to foster a greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women and create change to advance women’s full social, economic, and cultural participation in communities in Inuit Nunangat, as well as cities across Canada where Inuit live.   

Pauktuutit, as the national voice of Inuit women in Canada, has a key role to play in ensuring a gender-equality lens in policies impacting Inuit Women and in promoting greater progress in priority areas for Inuit women and children, across health and well-being, violence, and abuse prevention – safety, and socio-economic development. Our ability to do so depends heavily on partnerships across government departments, key funders, Inuit community groups and other stakeholder organizations.

The Opportunity:

We are a strong team of individuals who work to improve the quality of life for all Inuit women.  By choosing Pauktuutit, you are taking an active role in changing the lives of Inuit.  Likewise, Pauktuutit recognizes your value and is dedicated to supporting you and creating environments that fit our employees’ diverse lifestyles. This includes benefits and rewards such as supplementary Health and Dental benefits; Cell Phone and Internet allowance, or when we are in office, allowance for public transportation. We value your time and in addition to paid vacation, personal wellbeing days, and recognition of public holidays, we celebrate holidays that recognize women and Indigenous people. 

Our main office is in Ottawa, Ontario, however, Pauktuutit believes strongly in providing a flexible work environment that embraces hybrid and remote options as critical to the future of work.  

The Knowledge Translation Coordinator will play a crucial role in facilitating the effective creation, dissemination (sharing) and utilization (use) of Inuit-specific sexual health information and resources among Inuit youth and their service providers. A creative approach to knowledge translation and an ability to engage the target audiences will be vital in promoting Inuit sexual health awareness and fostering positive behavioral change toward promoting sexual wellness.

The coordinator will collaborate with Health Programs to deliver effective communication and knowledge strategies.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating and interfacing across departments and functions, to effectively support and deliver in role.
  • Under the leadership of the Communications Manager, plan, document and manage the social media plan to amplify messaging, programs, campaigns, and projects; ensuring plans and processes are sized to fit the organization’s budget and human resources and aligned with our strategic objectives. 
  • Collaborate with the project consultant and working group to develop a comprehensive communications strategy and knowledge translation plan for sharing Inuit-specific resources aimed at enhancing knowledge of Inuit sexual health among the target audience of youth and service providers.
  • Develop innovative knowledge translation activities for introducing Inuit-specific sexual health resources to youth and service providers, ensuring the materials are engaging, culturally relevant, and aligned with the project’s objectives
  • Design and deliver interactive engagement sessions to introduce Inuit sexual health content and strategies effectively to target audience 
    • Develop youth and service provider-specific workshop materials based on the Inuit sexual health resources created through the project
    • Organize and deliver workshops or training sessions to ensure effective dissemination and utilization of sexual health resources among youth and service providers
  • Review recommendations informed by regional engagement sessions and working group meetings, pulling out key themes, messages, priorities, and strategies that will be integrated into the communications and knowledge translation strategy
  • Utilize multimedia elements such as videos, infographics, or interactive online modules to enhance the knowledge translation experience for the target audience
  • Customize knowledge translation activities to address the unique cultural context of each of the four Inuit regions and urban Inuit
  • Collaborate with other team members (including consultant, project coordinator, and working group) to align knowledge translation activities with the overall project goals and objectives
  • Design content for and monitor relevant social media accounts related to the project
  • Monitor and assess the effectiveness of the social media campaign and communication efforts, adjusting as necessary to optimize engagement and impact
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders to gather feedback and insights for continuous improvement of the communications and knowledge translation strategies
  • Collaborate with translation services to ensure that resources and materials are available in relevant languages to reach diverse audiences effectively
  • Support and enforce the application of our new Brand Strategy and Guidelines across our digital and brand assets. This includes updating brand guidelines, logo use, the key messages database, and external templates as we grow into our new visual identity.
  • Other duties as required.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience knowledge management, communications, or business administration role with focus on learning, preferably in Not-for-Profit organization.
  • Experience designing and facilitating workshops, communications plans, and activities to deliver targeted learning goals
  • Ability to promote professional education and knowledge transfer preferably in a healthcare context and experience in knowledge management, preferably in an organizational setting.
  • Proficiency in knowledge management tools, content management systems, and collaboration platforms.
  • An excellent communicator and storyteller, who is clear, concise, and articulate, with the ability to communicate in a professional and engaging manner.
  • Project management skills to plan, execute, and monitor knowledge management initiatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to communicate with a diverse audience with tact, and respect. 
  • Experience with multimedia communications approaches (e.g., video, radio, podcast, online seminar, social media)
  • Change management expertise to drive adoption and manage resistance.
  • Excellent writing skills, with experience and comfort writing for external, executive, and social media audiences. Strong attention to detail especially when editing.
  • Strong organizational abilities and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines, multitask and prioritize quickly changing workload.
  • Committed team player, self-motivated with the ability to work with and liaise with stakeholders at various levels especially in a health care environment with maximum impact
  • Skills or knowledge in sexual and reproductive health, especially Inuit-specific, is a strong asset 
  • Knowledge of technology and platforms for media marketing and social media monitoring, content design, posting and optimization, campaign measurement and analytics, online publishing, graphic design, etc. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, and Teams, Excel, Canva, Google Analytics, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, etc.) and social media platforms.
  • Ability to travel and represent Pauktuutit in external meetings and events.

Highly Desirable Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant area of study (communications, journalism, marketing, etc.), supplemented with recent course work in digital marketing, or an acceptable combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Experience in knowledge translation practices
  • Communication (writing, editing and bilingual production experience) demonstrated experience in editing and proofing to deadline.
  • Experience working with Inuit; and knowledge of the current political, social, and economic conditions of Inuit 
  • Language – fluency in English and Inuktut (oral and written) and working knowledge of French 
  • Continuous learning mindset to stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in knowledge management. 
  • The ability to view and understand issues through a gender-based analysis lens.

Your Candidacy:

Pauktuutit is an equal opportunity employer, with policies and practices intended to build an inclusive, accessible, and respectful work environment. We strongly encourage applications from Inuit and other Indigenous people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, and regulations. 

We are committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please indicate so in your application.  

How to apply: 

Please submit your resume and cover letter at

We thank all applicants for their interest in Pauktuutit; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Join our team today and make a difference for the future of Inuit women.

More Information

Status: Full-time; Indeterminate
Location: Ottawa - Eligible for Hybrid work arrangements
Language Requirement: English and Inuktut required