Content Coordinating Teams Team Coordinators (2021)

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


A Content Coordinating Team Coordinator is a member of the Content Coordinating Team and also serves as a leader of the team. The Team Coordinator assists the Content Team’s Program Planning Council members build a cohesive team that works together to develop educational content.

Team Coordinators will lead designated Content Coordinating Teams by helping them meet their goals of developing advanced and thought-provoking educational sessions within ILTA’s programming framework. They will help to build and support their team of volunteers, and aiding their team members’ professional development. The Team Coordinators will also mentor content team members in developing educational sessions related to specific audience groups or areas of focus, and act as communication conduits and coaches.

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

The Content Coordinating 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.


  • Execute ILTA's strategic goal of member engagement through delivering premier programming at ILTACON
  • Embrace an agile, nimble and flexible approach to programming
  • Exhibit a positive communication style in person, on the phone and through email messages with Program Planning Council liaisons, Content Coordinating Team members, other volunteer leaders, and ILTA staff
  • Lead and mentor a team of Content Coordinating Team members to develop educational programing for ILTA members based on areas of focus and target members
  • Collaborate with Program Planning Council Liaisons and ILTA staff liaisons to identify, select, and manage Content Coordinating Team members
  • Create ownership of topic development and outreach to other volunteer groups or members interested in assisting in Project Team roles
  • If desired or time permits, act as Program Sponsor 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
  • Approve meeting agenda drafts created by ILTA Staff Liaisons
  • Manage monthly calls with ILTA Staff Liaisons while keeping team on task and working through planned agendas
  • Seek input from ILTA Staff Liaisons to identify programming gaps in format, audience, areas of focus
  • Collaborate with Program Planning Council Liaisons after Ascend and quarterly to identify themes, group similar topics and to identify gaps for relevant content team
  • Collaborate with Content Team and ILTA Staff between calls using Slack channels to fill in or complete upcoming programming ideas
  • Reach out to members who missed last monthly call
  • Follow up, with ILTA Staff, after monthly calls with team member's with assigned tasks via Slack. Any missing information identified will be discussed via Slack Working with ILTA Staff Liaisons, ensure a formal orientation is provided for Content Coordinating Team members
  • Coach Content Coordinating Team members by advising on methods of promoting content and meeting programming goals
  • Promote and follow up to ensure all quarterly programming surveys are complete by all Content Coordinating Team members
  • Abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy


  • Co-facilitate monthly one-hour conference calls
  • Liaise with staff and volunteer groups to execute deliverables
  • Participate in team discussions via Slack channels and email
  • Attend monthly calls with ILTACON Team Coordinators to collaborate on programming topics that complement their deliverables
  • Review Performance Feedback Contract with ILTA Staff liaisons, identifying any areas of improvement and conveying this information to Content Coordinating Team members
  • Identify any Content Coordinating Team performance issues and address as needed
  • Serve as an ambassador for ILTA


Objective Criteria:

  • ILTA member
  • Complete the ILTA Conflict of Interest Form
  • At least two years’ experience working in legal technology
  • 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
  • Previous service of at least one year on Content Coordinating Team

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/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 respond to rapidly shifting priorities

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

  • Leadership
  • Goal setting
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Mentorship
  • Improved 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:

6 (0 open slots)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience




Nicole Gomez
Content and Education Manager