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Event Manager

Lawn Tennis Association

The Lawn Tennis Association is the national governing body of tennis in Great Britain, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

Posted
13 May 2024
Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Location
England
Closing date
27 May 2024

About the Role

Our vision is ‘Tennis Opened Up’, and our mission is to transform communities through tennis, focusing on three areas – making tennis welcoming, enjoyable, and inspiring to everyone. The Event Manager will play a vital role in supporting the delivery of the calendar of International ITF World Tennis Tour, ATP Challenger, and ITF Wheelchair tournaments in Great Britain. Working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the tournament programme best supports junior and adult players in their development, as well as supporting the wider Major Events team with key projects during the calendar year.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work closely with the Event Manager to organise and deliver a calendar of international tournaments (identified below) for junior and adult players in accordance with the competition strategy:
  • Trophy Series
  • ITF World Tennis Tour (currently known as GB Pro-Series)
  • ITF Wheelchair
  • Organise and deliver one of the Trophy Series tournaments.
  • Organise and deliver GB Pro-Series and International Wheelchair tournaments throughout the year, working closely with the referee, control desk, on court officials, tournament venues, hotels and suppliers.

Operational Delivery

  • Represent the LTA in external meetings with contractors and work closely with venues on the logistics for each event.
  • Ensure all tournament operational requirements are delivered to the highest standard and within set timeframes for each event by employing best practice event management approaches.
  • Be responsible for managing the budget for each event, ensuring that costs are challenged and negotiated with suppliers to deliver savings wherever possible.

Job Description

How to Apply

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Applications close on 27th May 2024




Additional Information

Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Event Management
Sport
Tennis
Salary information
up to £40,000

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