Tip of the Week Author

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Signup Deadline: 07-07-2020
Starts: 07-15-2020
Ends: 07-14-2021
Location: Online Opportunity


Provide ILTA’s membership with useful weekly technical training tips for a variety of software or hardware used in the legal industry, which can be repurposed within the ILTA member’s organization.

ROLE: Solicit, compile, draft and publish weekly tips from ILTA’s training community on ILTA’s online communities. Participate in discussion around tips.

TERM: One year(s), renewable subject to application/interview process: July 15 – July 14

TEAM COMPOSITION: The team is comprised of the following roles:

  • One author.

The team will be supported by the Program Manager, Education and Content.


  • Ensure that each week a relevant technology tip is published to ILTA’s Online communities. Ensure that tips cover a variety of software or hardware tools
  • Abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy


  • Solicit and compile tip of the week topics from ILTA members, colleagues, other trainers, emails, etc.
  • Draft a tip of the week to be published on a regular weekly schedule (currently the first business day of the week)
  • Post message to User Support, Trainers, and Desktop Applications online communities at a minimum. Determine whether there are other appropriate online communities that would benefit from certain Tips of the Week posts and message to those online communities as well.
  • Monitor replies to post and respond if necessary 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR SERVICE:  Experience as a legal industry trainer.

Objective Criteria:

  • ILTA member
  • Complete the ILTA Conflict of Interest Form
  • At least two years’ experience working in legal technology
  • Willingness to accept direction from volunteer leadership and ILTA staff as required
  • Willingness at all times to act as a reflection of ILTA’s core values

Subjective Criteria:

  • Ability to stick to weekly publishing schedule
  • Professional demeanor
  • 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/experience of technology in the legal profession
  • Effective written communication
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Business acumen
  • Project management experience

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

  • Goal setting
  • Writing
  • 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.


Volunteers Needed:

1 (0 open slots)

Experience Required:

1 to 3 Years Industry Experience




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