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Tennessee Legal Community Foundation

Special Programs Coordinator

Tennessee Legal Community Foundation


Job Summary

The Special Programs Coordinator provides organizational and administrative support to the Tennessee Bar Association and its activities, and works directly with the Executive Director. The individual is expected to work semi-independently and manage multiple projects at one time. The TBA has recently been named a “Best Place to Work” by the Nashville Business Journal.

Job Responsibilities

Coordinates with Law Schools

  1. Maintains relationships with law school Deans or other representatives, serving as a liaison with law school and relevant TBA Departmeents.
  2. Coordinates efforts in conjunction with Membership Director to facilitate free law school membership to students across the state.
  3. Coordinates with Young Lawyers Division on outreach to law schools throughout the school year.
  4. Annually review the TBA events calendar to identify opportunities to engage law student members, law schools and deans.

Establishes and Maintains Program

  1. Facilitates and ensures the implementation of any special programs, curriculum or  projects related to law school students across the state.
  2. Work with CLE Team and YLD on programming curated specifically  for law students at different levels.
  3. Assists in maintaining information on law student members in the TBA’s association management software platform.
  4. Work with Membership Team to develop a transition plan for third year law students to full paid members of TBA.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

Marketing and Communication

  1. Coordinating marketing related to membership and law school program with TBA Communications Team.
  2. Writing  articles or other materials promoting the law school program as needed.
  3. Assist with maintaining and updating relevant TBA website pages and other social media outreach to the membership.
  4. Communicating with law student members either through electronic newsletters, list serves, email messages or other tools. Create and send messages using TBA’s membership database (Member Central) related to law school program.

Public Policy

During legislative session, assist Director of Government Affairs with organizing and tracking feedback from sections and committees on legislation, as well as drafting communications as necessary related to ongoing TBA policy or legislation.

Other Duties

Working under and in conjunction with the Executive Director and Administrative Coordinator, provide support as needed on specific initiatives.


Critical Competencies

Proficiency in the following competencies is required for distinguished performance in this position: Self-organization and time management, data entry skills, ability to take initiative and attention to detail.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Successful candidate would be expected to work both remotely and in an office environment. Occasional daytime or overnight travel to law schools and events may be required.


The ideal candidate will have previous experience with database management, the Internet, and social media. Excellent communication and customer service skills, strong writing ability, and proven problem-solving skills are desired. The candidate will have experience in working with organizational leaders, staff, members and an appreciation for the diversity (geographical, cultural, and linguistic) of our membership. Candidates should have flexibility to work with a geographically diverse membership located across the state.

Additional Information


The TBA offers competitive benefits, including paid time off, access to group health insurance, 401 (k) retirement savings plan, paid parking, flexible work location.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume and any relevant work product by email to TBA Executive Director Joycelyn Stevenson at barED@tnbar.org


  • Date Posted: April 20, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Other
  • Start Date: 05/24/2021
  • Working Hours: 20 hours, MF