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Corporate Content Coordinating Team (2021)

Signup Deadline: 07-24-2020
Starts: 09-01-2020
Ends: 08-31-2021
Location: Online Opportunity


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

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.

One Year; renewable subject to selection process: October 1 to September 30

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

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


  • 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
  • Assist Online Community Champions for the Corporate eGroups to ensure highly valuable engagement opportunities, raise the visibility of the topics, gather member feedback on initiatives, source hot topics to be used for programming and encourage greater utilization
  • Work with ILTA publication staff to provide editorial and content oversight for creation of white papers, surveys, Peer to Peer publications, etc. to ensure Programming Pathways are covered. Act as guest editor to review article subjects, validity and substance when needed
  • Promote upcoming ILTA opportunities, events, programming and publication content through ILTA eGroups, social media and other resources as deemed appropriate
  • Be a resource to conference planning committee and other committees by providing content ideas. Explore more cross team collaboration with content teams and team coordinators of the conference committee at ASCEND
  • Ensure the area of focus is identified on all programming so it is properly tagged and searchable on website
  • Continue collaboration between calls using Slack channels to fill in or complete upcoming programming ideas
  • Review of vendor programming for local events, roadshows and webinars, 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


  • 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


Objective Criteria:

  • ILTA corporate law department member
  • 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 goal-oriented, results-driven 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


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

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


System Qualifications:


Volunteers Needed:

10 (6 open slots)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience




Nicole Gomez
Program Manager, Education and Content