Academic & Student Experience

Marketing Tutor - Academic Team (Remote)

Preferable Location(s): London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Work Type: Full Time

Marketing Tutor - Academic Team (Remote Working Available)

  • We are looking for a talented tutor to join our growing Academic team. You will be directly responsible for the tutoring, mentoring and assessment of BA & MA Marketing students. 
  • You will be a confident communicator, capable of engaging students with high levels of empathy and a focus on delivering an outstanding learning experience.
  • You will liaise with the Course Leader (CL) to coordinate the delivery of our programmes, within the areas indicated by the CL and directed by the Academic Board Committee.
  • You must possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge to effectively work within, and contribute to, the established teaching frameworks.
  • You must be highly proficient in written and oral communication – both in English as the primary working language and in your own native language (English, Spanish or Portuguese).
  • You must demonstrate an ability to deliver against assigned targets, often with short deadlines, to work remotely whilst collaborating with other tutors in the Academic Team, and manage the expectations of stakeholder groups across the school.

Qualifications required for post:

  • Masters Degree in a subject area directly related to Marketing.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ Teaching and Assessment experience in Higher Education (UK experience preferred).
  • Professional experience in Marketing as a practitioner.
  • User proficiency in IT, Remote Collaboration and E-Learning.

Overall purpose of post:

Responsible for working, in association with/supported by other academics, to provide selected aspects of the student learning experience normally at unit level.

As a Tutor, your primary duties will include:

  1. Demonstrate appropriate depth and breadth of specialist knowledge and understanding of the core knowledge in order to support learning in selected units.
  2. Support learning using a range of approaches and modes of delivery.
  3. Show evidence of formal peer review indicating good teaching practice; demonstrate evidence of positive student feedback.
  4. Demonstrate clear engagement in relation to teaching and learning, and a commitment to professional values.
  5. Support others in the delivery of assessments within an existing unit.
  6. Prepare innovative materials to support learning and teaching within specific units.
  7. Enhance and develop new teaching and content materials in response to student and peer feedback/demand.
  8. Perform a tutor role at undergraduate or postgraduate level dealing with straight forward student issues.
  9. Work collegially with your teaching team/support staff and others within the units.
  10. Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance.
  11. Communicate subject knowledge in a format that is accessible to all students in an achievable context.
  12. Share personal good practice within the teaching team.
  13. Collaborate with others to incorporate relevant research into own practice.
  14. Take a role in developing and implementing projects to enhance the student experience in conjunction with others.

Your performance will be measured based on 3 key aspects:

  • Student Performance - the number of students completing their academic journeys
  • Collaboration / Teamwork - internal communication skills and support offers to your team
  • Innovation & Initiative - your overall contributions to innovate within the team / wider school

You will receive training and become part of a highly collaborative, effective academic team that deals with students in 50+ countries around the world. If you have previous online teaching experience, this is an advantage. We provide statutory holiday, additional time off where required, and flexible working hours.

This position is full-time and located at our office in Porto - Portugal. 

The candidate may be allowed to work remotely with approval from the Deputy Director.

What is LSDM?

London School of Design & Marketing is a specialist higher education institution providing courses in design and marketing to students from 50+ countries around the world. We provide distance learning course at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive level. All our degrees are fully accredited by University for the Creative Arts and delivered digitally.

What’s the background?

LSDM was founded in 2015 to offer digital-first education to international students. This follows the privatisation of its former universities IPAM and IADE – world-renowned institutions known for excellence in marketing and design. Our parent institution, Talent, was founded in 1984 and operates a network of international schools, representing some 12,000 students from K12 to Postgraduate level. Our core belief is Individuality Through Education and LSDM has received significant investment to develop a digital-first education approach.

What does LSDM offer?

Over 90% of our students are working professionals that need flexible study options, a high-quality course and an accredited UK degree at Bachelor or Masters level. As a trilingual school offering all courses in English, Spanish or Portuguese, we provide a diverse and international environment. Our faculty and admissions office are committed to providing vocational excellence in education and attracting the best talent to work with our team.

What are the benefits of studying with LSDM?

  • Highly specialised school in Design and Marketing
  • Receive a high-quality Bachelor or Master degree
  • Study 100% online in English, Spanish or Portuguese
  • Fully accredited by University for the Creative Arts
  • 90% lower cost than traditional UK universities
  • All professors with PHDs and experienced faculty
  • Flexible payment options for financial hardship
  • Courses aligned to latest vocational best practice
  • New Short Courses (16 weeks) are now available

What’s it like working with LSDM?

Working with London School of Design & Marketing (LSDM) believes in the “Professional of the Future” as a guiding principle for our teams. As a 100% digital school, we have our head office in London and Admissions Office in Porto – but the majority of our staff work remotely as we have invested heavily in the technology to achieve remote working.

You will become part of a dynamic, fast-paced and international team committed to 1 core mission: recruiting and educating the professionals of the future. You will be supported with training, technology and mentoring to support your own professional development. Our team is approaching 30 staff and faculty as we continue our growth trajectory.

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