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CILEx Law School (CLS) is the wholly owned Law School of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives specialising in flexible legal training. 

CILEx Law School specialises in distance and blended learning in law and legal practice and is a leading provider of training to the legal profession. We are looking for a Marketing Assistant to work across a broad range of initiatives to help in the implementation of our marketing strategy.

Legal Marketing Assistant


Kempston (Bedford) based
Salary up to £22,000 pa depending on skills and experience

This is a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced marketing practitioner or legal practitioner to pursue a career in marketing of legal training. The role will embrace both traditional and digital marketing, including working on promotional materials, advertising, website content, social media, PR and direct mail campaigns.

The successful candidate will be qualified to graduate level or equivalent in law or marketing and have prior experience in legal practice or in a marketing role. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a good attention to detail, and a willingness to adapt to a fast-changing environment. Previous experience in CRM databases, website CMS and social and digital marketing will be an advantage.


Conditions of employment are excellent with generous pension contributions, holiday entitlements, and training opportunities.

To apply please download a job description and application form or telephone Jill Culbert HR Assistant on (01234) 844374

Closing date for applications is 28 April 2015

CILEx Law School welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.
 

Applying to be a Freelance Law, Legal Practice or Professional Skills Tutor

CILEx Law School (CLS) often has opportunities for freelance tutors for our CILEx subjects as well as out customised training courses. The role involves marking and providing feedback on students’ assignments electronically. Senior tutors can also become involved in writing and updating the materials we use to deliver courses to our students. Those with lecturing experience may be interested in our series of face to face revision days.

As a tutor, it is essential that you have the following:

• A law qualification to degree level, which includes Graduate Membership of CILEx
• Experience of marking
• Up to date legal knowledge of the law subjects that you mark
• Excellent written communication skills
• Computer literacy

A teaching qualification in further or higher education is desirable, although applicants without such a qualification but with teaching and/or training experience will still be considered. We would particularly welcome applications from current legal practitioners with some teaching or training experience.

We agree a workload to suit the circumstances of individual tutors so that this role can be performed around other work and/or domestic commitments.

You will be provided with all relevant course materials, and tutor mark schemes. You will also receive a copy of the CILEx Journal each month. Our Academic Team will also provide you with ongoing support.

We have no vacancies currently.

To apply, please email your completed application form with an attached CV to Ruby Denton at r.denton@cilexlawschool.ac.uk.
 
Download: Application to be a freelance tutor.doc

Ruby Denton
Telephone: 01234 844310
Fax: 01234 841373
E-mail: r.denton@cilexlawschool.ac.uk

 

Applying to be a Freelance English Tutor

CILEx Law School often has opportunities for freelance tutors to teach remedial written English. New students on our CILEx Level 3 Unit 1 Introduction to law and Practice course are given the opportunity to have a piece of hand-writing marked so that any issues with grammar and punctuation can be identified at an early stage. If you have experience in teaching English to adults we would like to hear from you.

We agree a workload to suit the circumstances of individual tutors. You will be provided with all relevant course materials, and tutor mark schemes.

We have no vacancies currently for Written English tutors.

Download: Application to be a freelance Written English tutor.doc

Ruby Denton
Telephone: 01234 844310
Fax: 01234 841373
E-mail: r.denton@cilexlawschool.ac.uk

 

Applying to be a Freelance Author

CILEx Law School frequently offers opportunities for freelance authors to write new texts or update and review existing texts, as our course manuals and study materials are revised annually.

CILEx Law School's manuals and revision materials cover a wide range of academic and legal practice subjects, such as Criminal Law, Criminal Litigation, Family Law, Family Practice, Employment Law and Employment Practice.

Authors must have experience of academic writing. Teaching experience is also an advantage, and authors of practice manuals should have experience of legal practice.

Our authors are provided with detailed author's guidelines, support and guidance from CILEx Law School's editorial team. Samples of the layout of our manuals are available in the publications section of this website. We also offer our authors access to the Lexis Nexis legal resource database and a copy of the Legal Executive Journal which is published monthly. There are networking opportunities with fellow tutors and authors at occasional CILEx Law School workshops.

If you are interested, please complete the application form below and send it by e-mail to Edward Stone, together with a covering letter indicating which area(s) of law and/or legal practice you would be able to cover.

Vacancies

Accountancy lecturer required to write course manual and online study materials introducing lawyers to the basics of accounts.

Download: Application to be a freelance author.doc

Edward Stone
Telephone: 01234 844315
E-mail: e.stone@cilexlawschool.ac.uk

 

Applying to be a Freelance Editor

CILEx Law School frequently offers opportunities for freelance editors to edit and proof-read new texts or annual updates to existing texts.

CILEx Law School's manuals and study materials cover a wide range of academic and legal practice subjects.

Editors should have a recognised editing qualification. A law qualification and/or experience of editing legal materials is an advantage. 

Our editors are provided with a detailed house style guide, together with support and guidance from CILEx Law School's editorial team. Samples of the layout of our manuals are available in the publications section of this website. We also offer our freelance editors access to the Lexis-Nexis legal resource database and a copy of the Legal Executive Journal which is published monthly. 

If you are interested, please complete the application form below and send it by e-mail to Rachel Robinson, together with a covering letter indicating your skills and experience.

Vacancies available.

Download: Application to be a freelance editor.doc

Rachel Robinson
Telephone: 01234 844327
E-mail: r.robinson@cilexlawschool.ac.uk
 

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