CMS Ambassador

by CMS

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Job Details

Deadline: 30th July 2022
Length: Internship (1-4 Months)
Roles: Marketing, Internet/e-Commerce/New Media
Location: Nationwide

Apply to become an Ambassador for CMS

Want to develop your networking skills and showcase your creativity whilst learning more about what life is like at a future facing, global law firm? As a CMS Ambassador you will do just that.

You will be paid £10.65bh, whilst you work around your studies and build valuable experience that you can draw upon in your future graduate applications. You will also develop key skills that are integral for your future career.

“Being a CMS Ambassador has been a greatly rewarding experience, one that I would recommend to all aspiring commercial solicitors! Not only will you be able to interact with, and learn from, a future facing, global commercial law firm, but you will develop a range of new skills also. You will grow in confidence and in ability, all whilst being paid!”

Heidi, CMS Ambassador at the University of Manchester

Who we are looking for:

  • Applicants welcome from all degrees but must demonstrate an interest in commercial law,
  • Demonstrated society connections within your university,
  • Graduate 2023 onwards (in your 2nd, penultimate or final year as of September 2022)

Universities we are recruiting at

  • Aberdeen, University of
  • Birmingham, University of
  • Birmingham, University of
  • Bristol, University of
  • Bristol, University of the West of England
  • Cambridge, University of
  • Cardiff University
  • Coventry
  • Dundee, University of
  • Durham University
  • East Anglia, University of
  • Edinburgh, University of
  • Exeter, University of
  • Glasgow, University of
  • Kent, University of
  • King's College London
  • Leeds, University of
  • Leicester, University of
  • Liverpool, University of
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Manchester, University of
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Newcastle, University of
  • Nottingham, University of
  • Oxford, University of
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Queen's University Belfast
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Sheffield, University of
  • SOAS, University of London
  • Southampton, University of
  • Stirling, University of
  • Strathclyde, University of
  • University College London
  • Warwick, University of
  • York, University of

What does being a CMS Ambassador mean?

As a CMS Ambassador, you are responsible for representing the firm on campus, promoting their brand and opportunities to students at your university. Activities will include but are not limited to:

  • Unleashing your creativity to make exciting social media content & videos.
  • Promoting CMS virtual and in person events including the autumn webinar series.
  • Capturing data of students to add to the CMS mailing list.
  • Building relationships with societies & faculty members.
  • Supporting non-law student applications to the firm.

What do you get in return?

  • You will be paid £10.65 per hour for your work
  • You will receive expert training and be upskilled on marketing techniques.
  • You will have the opportunity to build your network within CMS and will be invited to events. and meetings throughout the year
  • You will build valuable skills for your future career.
  • You will build your confidence and networks on campus.
  • You will have the opportunity to earn bonuses along the way!

Why CMS?

With more than 70 offices in 40+ countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, CMS combines deep local market understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability to see what’s coming and to shape it. In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, our clear, business-focused advice helps clients of every size to face the future with confidence.

We’re immersed in your world. Your interests and priorities are at the heart of what we do. Our lawyers are genuine experts in their fields, with a grasp of detail that’s second to none. Our next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. It means we can anticipate the likely challenges, accelerate our pace and create the space to develop innovative solutions. We’re diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture in which every one of our people, can maximise their potential and thrive.

Extra information:

Applications will open on Friday 20th May.

This role is very competitive so we encourage you to register your interest so you are the first to know when you can apply.

Typically the application process is as follows:

  • Application form
  • Watson Glaser critical thinking test
  • Video interview with a member of the CMS Early Talent Team

CMS aims to hold video interviews in June, July & August: w/c 13/06, 11/07 and 15/08. Apply via the link above to find out more!

We will host training for anyone successful in the role on 8th September 2022

We recruit on a rolling basis so we strongly encourage you to proceed with your application ASAP.

If you are a previous CMS First Steps participant you may be eligible for a fast-tracked application*

*This is dependent on you meeting the required eligibility criteria

“I gained considerable insight into the firm, talked to numerous ambitious students I otherwise wouldn't have met, and developed key skills such as my creativity and communication skills. I also enjoyed seeing first-year students progress to getting a place on the First Steps scheme after they asked me for advice.”

Girish, CMS Ambassador at the University of Bristol

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.