The International Tennis Federation is the governing body of world tennis, wheelchair tennis, and beach tennis. It was founded in 1913 as the International Lawn Tennis Federation by twelve national tennis associations.
From Playground to Podium:
As an organisation the ITF has a significant influence in tennis. We are involved in everything from inspiring grassroots initiatives to elite international competitions and all that falls in between. We have a touchpoint at every stage of a player’s career across all levels and formats of tennis. From grassroots campaigns to the Davis and Billie Jean King Cup podium, the ITF is engaged and committed to delivering tennis for future generations.
Due to the timing of our projects, for this role we can only consider candidates who, on application, have the right to work in the UK.
We are currently working to a hybrid model requiring a mandatory minimum of 3 days working in our office based in Roehampton, London and as part of this, Mondays and Tuesdays are ‘anchor days’ where all staff work from the office.
The ITF is responsible for the worldwide development of tennis through its highly regarded Global Development Programme, its Science and Technical department which monitors equipment and technology, and its Officiating department which oversees the education, certification and advancement of officials.
The ITF oversees the professional pathway and organises over 1,500 weeks of men’s, women’s, and junior tournaments on the ITF World Tennis Tour, the main artery for talent to rise to elite levels of the sport. The ITF operates the ITF Beach Tennis Tour, UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour and the ITF Masters Tour. The ITF is the owner and rightsholder of the women’s and men’sWorld Cup of Tennis, Billie Jean King Cup and Davis Cup, the two largest annual international team competitions in tennis, and manages the Olympic Tennis Event at the Olympic and Paralympic Games on behalf of the IOC and IPC. The ITF upholds the highest standards of integrity and is a partner in the International Tennis Integrity Agency.
Overview of Department:
The ITF Communications department is responsible for key stakeholder and external communications, day-to-day press and public relations. The department also provides on and off- site media services at major Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup events and support at Grand Slam tournaments. The ITF promotes tennis worldwide through a combination of communications channels, as well as websites, mobile apps, social media and publications managed or overseen by the department.
As the needs of the business can evolve rapidly this role may change accordingly, therefore this document should be viewed as guidelines which are subject to change.
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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond individually to candidates, therefore only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please note that interviews may be conducted via video call.
A DBS check may be required for the successful applicant.
Equality, diversity & inclusion (EDI) is a fundamental priority for the ITF. Our philosophy focusses on embedding inclusive behaviours and processes across every element of our business practices.