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Communications Manager

International Tennis Integrity Agency

The International Tennis Integrity Agency is the organisation responsible for safeguarding the integrity of professional tennis worldwide.

Posted
24 Nov 2022
Status
Full Time
Location
England
Closing date
9 Dec 2022

As the ITIA has expanded its remit and grown as an independent organisation, the need has arisen for a Communications Manager to support the growth of the Organisation. This role will work across all communications areas and provide support to the ITIA Head of Communications.

Main Accountabilities -

  • Proactive and reactive media relations with global online, print and broadcast journalists regarding tennis’ approach to anti-corruption and anti-doping
  • Drafting and distribution of media releases
  • Keeping the ITIA website up-to-date with sanctions and other information
  • Working with the Head of Communications and education team to ensure that players, coaches and officials are receiving accurate and timely information about the sport’s integrity programmes
  • Working with the Head of Communications on internal and stakeholder communications programmes and liaison
  • Covering for ITIA Head of Communications when required
  • Planning and delivery of content for ITIA social media channels
  • Planning and delivery of quarterly updates and annual review
  • To be the liaison with external agencies where required

Skills and Competencies

Essential -

  • At least five years in a relevant communications role (in-house or agency)
  • Experience in dealing with issues or crisis management situations
  • Strong communication strategic and planning skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a complex governance environment
  • Be able to perform under pressure, maintain strict confidentiality & prioritise effectively

Desirable -

  • Language capability
  • Experience of working in elite level sport
  • Experience of working with global media
  • Experience of working in the integrity space (anti-corruption or anti-doping)
  • A ‘special skill’ – such as graphic design, social media or multi-media production

Benefits -

  • An exciting working environment in a dynamic, international sports body
  • Competitive salary
  • Lunch provided when working in the office
  • 25 days holiday (pro-rated) per annum plus UK bank holidays
  • Comprehensive Private Medical Insurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working

Application Requirements -

If this job is of interest to you, please click 'Apply Now' to email your CV and a cover letter to our recruitment team.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Marketing & Communications
Media & Digital
Sport
Tennis

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