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Corporate Content Coordinating Team (2022)

Signup Deadline: 07-30-2021
Starts: 09-01-2021
Ends: 08-31-2022
Location: Online Opportunity

Description:

PURPOSE:
Content Coordinating Teams fall under the direction of the Program Planning Council liaisons who provide direction to the teams in creating programming deliverables.

ROLE:
The Content Coordinating Team (Corporate) will review the specific areas of focus, target audiences, deliverable numbers and topics that fall under their area of discipline. The team develops programming deliverables for corporate law departments and directs deliverables to be executed by Project Teams.

TERM:
One Year; renewable subject to selection process: September 1 to August 31

TEAM COMPOSITION:
The team is comprised of the following roles:
● Two Program Planning Council members, serving as liaisons
● One Content Coordinating Team Coordinator
● Five to Seven Content Coordinating Team members (dependent on team’s areas of focus)

The team will be supported by the ILTA Education and Content Manager and an ILTA Education Coordinator as their staff liaisons.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The team will cover content across all areas of focus from a corporate law department perspective and work to provide collaboration opportunities between corporate law departments and law firms:
    o Applications
    o Business & legal process improvements
    o Financial Management
    o Information Governance
    o Information Technology Operations
    o Knowledge Management
    o Leadership / Professional Development
    o Legal Service Delivery
    o Litigation Support
    o Marketing & Business Development
    o Security
    o Technology Support Services
  • Work with team members to review potential topics ideas
  • Determine specific deliverables for each
  • Develop and direct deliverables to be executed by Project Teams
  • Collaborate with team members to determine specific types of programming (i.e., webinar, podcast, article, etc.) for each topic
  • Act as Program Sponsor for at least three to five items of programming per year, to ensure Content Coordinating Team programming ideas are maintained through completion by attending Project Team kickoff calls and serving as a resource for Project Team questions
  • Work with ILTA publication staff to provide content assistance regarding white papers, surveys, Peer to Peer publications, etc. to ensure the Programming Priorities are are covered. Act as guest contributor when needed.
  • Promote upcoming ILTA opportunities, events, programming and publication content through ILTA eGroups, social media and other resources as deemed appropriate
  • Collaborate with conference planning committee and other committees by providing insight into planned content ideas. Continue cross team collaboration via the team coordinators with the conference committees, member liaisons, strategic partner liaisons and international teams.
  • Ensure the area of focus is identified on all programming so it is properly tagged and searchable on website
  • Continue collaboration between calls using MS Teams channels to fill in or complete upcoming programming ideas
  • Legal department members will review external business partner programming submissions for their digital engagement sponsor benefit, as needed, to ensure topic, title, description, content and speakers meet the needs of the target audience.
  • Each month review unanswered eGroup threads to provide assistance; team members alternate organizing the thread list to present to team for review
  • Abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy

DUTIES:

  • Participate in monthly one-hour conference calls
  • Participate in in-person/virtual event meetings
  • Liaise with staff and Project Team(s) to execute particular deliverables
  • Participate in content development between monthly calls via Slack channels and email
  • Serve as an ambassador for ILTA by promoting content team programming

    In Person Meetings (with most travel expenses covered by ILTA):
    • ASCEND (January)

QUALIFICATIONS FOR SERVICE:

Objective Criteria:

  • Current ILTA corporate member, industry participant or business partner thought leader, who is an active ILTA365 sponsor and above. Industry participants or business partners applying cannot be in a sales, marketing or business development role.
  • Complete the ILTA Conflict of Interest Form
  • At least two years’ experience in the corporate law department areas of focus and target audiences of the specific Area of Discipline for the team
  • Experience as a speaker, author, or regular e-group contributor (or other volunteer experience within ILTA or similar professional organization
  • Willingness to accept direction from the volunteer leadership and ILTA staff as required
  • Willingness at all times to act as a reflection of ILTA’s core values

Subjective Criteria:

  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work within a collaborative team
  • Ability to convey ideas with respectfulness
  • Respect for protocol and history of the organization
  • Ability to put aside personal objectives in deference to the needs of the membership
  • Ability to provide practical programming direction for the organization
Desired Skills:

  • Deep knowledge and experience of technology in the legal profession
  • Effective interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Business acumen
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to be responsive to rapidly shifting priorities

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Skills you can expect to learn from this volunteer position include:

  • Leadership
  • Goal setting
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Mentorship
  • Improve subject matter expertise
  • Network and learn from the challenges and successes of peers
  • Communication

COMPENSATION
:
ILTA volunteer leaders do not receive compensation for their services but may be reimbursed for expenses.


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System Qualifications:

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Volunteers Needed:

7 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience

Points:

576

Contact:

Nicole Gomez
Program Manager, Education and Content
ILTA