A Publications Liaison is a member of the Programming Committee. The Publications Liaisons will coordinate with the Content Team Liaisons to insure key topics are published and available to ILTA members.
The responsibility of the Publications Liaisons is to discuss ideas for upcoming articles and function as a “technical editor.” The Publications Liaisons will review publications prior to release to ensure technical accuracy (where possible) and to ensure articles relate to areas of focus and Programming Committee goals.
Two year terms with a maximum of three concurrent terms; renewable subject to selection process; can reapply after two years of non-service: August 1 to July 31
ILTA volunteer leaders do not receive compensation for their services but may be reimbursed for expenses.
The team is comprised of individuals liaising, leading, or representing the following ILTA groups:
- Programming Committee Liaison for Publications (2)
- Coordinate with various Programming Committee represented volunteer groups to identify (be aware of) potential topics
- Provide feedback and metrics regarding consumption (including topic and delivery method) to the Programming Committee
- Ensure content is being delivered in various forms (newsletter, Peer-to-Peer, website, podcasts, etc.)
- Offer suggestion(s) on new or best format of topic delivery in publications.
- Offer suggestions for or investigate new topics for publications.
- Coordinate with International Liaison to ensure some publications contain ‘international’ topics and / or authors.
- Abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy
- Participate in monthly one-hour conference calls.
- Liaise with staff and volunteer groups to execute deliverables.
- Participate in team discussions via Slack and/or Teams channels and email.
- Be a "guest speaker" for volunteer teams
- Up to Two In-Person, Virtual, or Other Multi-Day Meetings (as Scheduled) (with most travel expenses covered by ILTA)
Qualifications for Service
- ILTA Member, Industry Member or Business Partner in good standing
- At least two years’ experience working in legal technology
- Experience with editing articles to confirm content, message and delivery meet needs of potential audience and survey development.
- Experience with podcast editing.
- Experience with 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
- 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
- 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:
- Goal setting
- Meeting Facilitation
- Improve subject matter expertise
- Network and learn from the challenges and successes of peers