VP, Learning (Virtual-Full Time Position)
WealthCounsel is the premier provider of solutions for estate planners and business lawyers. Our comprehensive offerings of automated drafting technology, legal education and practice development help attorneys elevate their practices and achieve greater success. We believe in the power of service and the strength of an elite member community to make a difference in the lives of our customers and their clients.
The primary responsibility of the VP, Learning is to provide strategic oversight to the Learning department at WealthCounsel. This role is responsible for the development and delivery of high quality, relevant substantive education to members and prospective members. The position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and works closely with other members of the senior leadership team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Provide strategic leadership to the Learning team including supervising and coordinating duties, performance planning and evaluation, determining staffing needs, resolving intradepartmental conflicts, and determining training needs
Work closely with Learning team editors to build and deliver a comprehensive annual education plan and comprehensive education calendar to ensure WealthCounsel consistently timely delivers relevant substantive education to members and prospects, including monthly Trusts & Estates webinars, monthly Business Law webinars, quarterly Thought Leader Series, and any other live, recorded, webcast, or LMS programming throughout the year
Coordinate all programming related to education events such as Symposium and the Summit
Timely develop and publish the Quarterly magazine
Oversee the Learning team’s review of all substantive content submitted by contractors, speakers, instructors, and all other contributors, including marketing pieces from the Marketing team
Work collaboratively with other functional teams, including Marketing, Sales, Member Experience, IT, and Platform to ensure company, members, and public are aware of Learning programming and to support cross-functional initiatives
Create and manage the annual Learning budget
Create product concept proposals and business cases to support new product development, including applying best practices in lifelong learning, monetization of offerings, and innovative delivery of legal education through new and different media, program length and program focus
Actively engage in collecting competitive intelligence to ensure WealthCounsel’s programming remains cutting edge and the best value in the market
Develop and execute overarching strategy and plan to connect new and existing software offerings with education
Work closely with sales and marketing teams to produce substantive promotional materials, demos, videos, tutorials and other tools to both help members get value from our services and promote WealthCounsel offerings to prospects
Teach and write on substantive topics and current developments
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
5+ years’ experience in the estate planning industry
5+ years using the Wealth Docx document drafting system preferred
Strong demonstrated ability to work effectively as an essential part of a team
Highly motivated and demonstrated superior self-control and discipline
Able to effectively lead a team of non-centralized employees to meet deadlines and consistently deliver high-quality strategic plans and content
Demonstrated leader among employees
Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrates excellent listening and problem-solving skills
Willingness and ability to travel
We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive salary, an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K with matching, gym and home internet reimbursement, and future growth opportunities within the company.
Additionally, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
**Virtual Employment opportunities are open for hire in any state except Alaska, California and Hawaii.