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Senior Knowledge Broker (CLOSED)

Greo is seeking a highly motivated Senior Knowledge Broker to join our team. The successful candidate will work across the organization to support stakeholder-informed and evidence-based policies, programs, and practices within the health and wellbeing sectors.

Greo bridges science and humanity by working with organizations such as non-profits and charities, treatment providers, and post-secondary institutions, as well as regulators and governments, to strengthen their use of research evidence and living experience in decision making. We are committed to building a team of people with a variety of strengths, experiences, and backgrounds who share a passion for improving people's lives. Delivering value to our diverse and global clients and stakeholders is at the core of our work, and we are looking for candidates who will contribute to a culture that welcomes ideas, values belonging, and expands our impact.

Developing evidence-based content and engaging with stakeholders is crucial to the success of Greo. Together, well-conceived content and facilitated engagement help identify stakeholder and sector opportunities to strengthen evidence-based action.

Reporting to the Stakeholder Engagement Lead, the primary responsibilities of this role include: 

  • Developing content for knowledge products and learning events (e.g., evidence briefs, learning resources, presentations, etc.)
  • Providing outreach, coordination, and facilitation support for stakeholder engagements (e.g., knowledge exchanges, collaboration opportunities, etc.)
  • Management of the systems to support stakeholder engagement (e.g., stakeholder database, engagement process flows, event platforms, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS

Core competencies 

  • Domain knowledge of health and wellbeing issues, public health, behavioural addictions and regulated activities (e.g., gambling, cannabis), mental health, and/or digital wellbeing.
  • Engage and develop relationships with stakeholders over time to identify and mobilize opportunities for impact.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand and articulate needs, and translate and communicate complex topics in a variety of forums.
  • Present to and discuss content with diverse stakeholder groups through digital and in-person events and engagements.
  • Generate, synthesize, and critically appraise evidence to develop written content to embed in knowledge products.
  • Collect, organize, analyze, interpret, and report on data.
  • Work collaboratively with key internal and external leaders, partners, vendors, and clients.
  • Work independently, take initiative, and contribute meaningfully to team projects.
  • A flexible, growth-mindset capable of changing focus or priorities based on sometimes changing business needs and priorities.
  • A natural relationship builder with demonstrated stakeholder engagement experience.
  • Desire to remain current with best practices in stakeholder engagement and knowledge translation as well as public health approaches to complex health and wellbeing issues.

Language requirements and proficiencies

  • This position is ‘English essential’.
  • While French is not essential, priority will be given to candidates with French language capacity, preferably high proficiency—written and oral—at the time of hiring.
  • Additional languages are also an asset. Priority will be given to candidates fluent in more than one language.

 Desired experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with evidence synthesis and knowledge product development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience facilitating stakeholder engagement and knowledge mobilization.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and web-based content management systems, and software as service tools (e.g., Mailchimp, Typeform, Webinar Platforms, CRM, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience with proposal writing for project funding/grants.
  • Proven ability to work on confidential and sensitive projects.
  • Demonstrated oral communication, networking, and public presentation experience.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills and experience, with the ability draft clear and compelling content and adjust tone for different audiences and purposes.
  • Experience working in multiple languages is desirable, though not required

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume in one continuous pdf to info@greo.ca. Please also include:

  • Attachments or links for 2 work samples
  • A sentence that indicates where you saw the job posting

The subject line of your email should be 'Senior Knowledge Broker'.

If you require accessibility-related accommodations to participate in the recruitment process, please email the above address with “Accommodation Required” in the subject line and provide your contact information.

Applications are due by 11:59pm ET on Sunday, September 18th, 2022, although application review and candidate interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis. 

Board of Directors
Do you have a head for business and a passion for helping organizations reach their full potential?

We are a non-profit agency on a mission to advance health and wellbeing by turning knowledge into action.

Greo began in Canada as a government-funded non-profit mandated to tackle the harms that can be associated with gambling. Today, we are an independent global organization addressing a host of issues that affect people’s health and well-being.

We are known for our rigorous and accessible approach to mobilizing evidence – including research, practice, and lived experience. Our team operates in the space between citizens, governments, and industry - serving as a bridge from science to humanity.

 

The Opportunity

Greo is looking for new members to join the Board of Directors.

Greo is emerging as a global business-to-business non-profit consultancy that delivers research, evaluation, evidence, and stakeholder engagement services. We are focused on advancing our mission, strengthening organizational health, and developing people and culture.  

By joining Greo, you can help accelerate our growth across jurisdictions, in new sectors, and new client types. You will be building on twenty-year track record of success and a well-established global reputation.

 

What We Are Looking for in Board Members

  • Experience in accounting, finance, business and/or government and/or international relations
  • Strong belief in the value of knowledge mobilization as it relates to health and well-being
  • Knowledge of:
  • regulated areas such as betting and gambling, cannabis, and/or financial sectors
  • areas such as gaming, esports, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence
  • health-related areas such as wellbeing, mental health, public health, and/or determinants of health
  • Willingness to prepare for and attend approximately five Board meetings per year and participate in at least one committee
  • Greo is based in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Meetings are typically virtual

 

What We Offer

  • As we grow our business internationally, Greo provides board members a stimulating culture, the opportunity to expand professional networks, and professional development opportunities.

 

For more information on this opportunity, please provide a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Beverly Ostryhon beverly@greo.ca