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Media Roles at Wimbledon 2024

The Wimbledon Championships

The Wimbledon Championships, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is widely regarded as the most prestigious.

Posted
12 Feb 2024
Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Location
Europe
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

We are looking to recruit a variety of people into the following Media teams at The Championships: Broadcast, Interview and Photography (job descriptions for each team listed below).

What are we looking for?

Our values of Heritage, Integrity, Respect and Excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for individuals who can display these when providing outstanding customer service, ensuring an unforgettable experience for every guest.

  • A keen interest in one of the mentioned media areas
  • Previous experience or studies in the fields of media operations, broadcast, journalism, communications, or photography, is desirable
  • Good knowledge of tennis
  • Excellent communication skills and English language skills (foreign language skills are desirable)
  • Ability to work under pressure, and use initiative to resolve queries and solve problems in a busy environment
  • Good level of computer literacy, including moderate Excel skills
  • Trustworthy, hardworking, and reliable
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude

Important Information

  • Contracts vary in length - please see individual job descriptions below. For all positions you must be available for all 14 days of The Championships (1 July – 14 July 2024).
  • You will be required to attend an induction on site on or prior to your start date. Training dates will depend on the role.
  • You must be 18 years or older before the start of employment, and have the right to work in the UK.
  • If shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre here at the AELTC in Wimbledon on Thursday 4 April.

What will you be doing?

When you complete your application, you will be asked to indicate which position you would like to be considered for:

Broadcast Assistant

  • Escorting TV crews for shoots around the Grounds. Supervising shoots and ensuring broadcasters achieve the material that they require.
  • Making sure broadcasters follow AELTC policies and procedures while around the Grounds, ensuring a safe operation of camera crews around the Grounds
  • Supporting with the accreditation of broadcasters
  • Working on the Broadcast Reception, Bookings and Accreditation desks on a rota basis.
  • Providing information and answering Broadcaster questions where appropriate.
  • General ‘runner’ duties for the two Wimbledon Broadcast Services Production galleries – to include distributing scripts, collecting information, running errands.
  • Keep the Broadcast tea & coffee station in the yard stocked, clean and tidy.
  • This position starts on 17 June through to 17 July. Training is included within this timeframe.

Interview Coordinator

  • Working within the Media Interview Team assisting with the players' post-match media activities
  • Working with the Interview Bookings Team to process media requests for interviews, schedule interviews and assist the team with the management of player interviews.
  • Advising different stakeholders, including accredited media and player representatives, of any schedules for press conferences or interviews.
  • Ensuring the smooth running of interview schedules.
  • Assisting with the event services to ensure that only the agreed media are allowed in the Media Interview Area.
  • Assisting with the operation of managing player interviews working with both the media and the players.
  • Positions start from 24 June through to 14 July. Training is included within this timeframe.

Photo Library Assistant

  • Assisting the Photo Library Manager with processing and assessment of images and the preparation of the Wimbledon Images website.
  • Uploading of all digital imagery created by the photo team onto the back end of the Capture based system.
  • Distributing the batches of images to the Collections team for keywording.
  • Carrying out basic keywording duties.
  • Fulfilling basic image requests.
  • This role requires a high level of numeracy and accuracy when entering data, and some experience of working in a photo library role would be a bonus.
  • This position starts on 20 May through to 19 July. Training is included within this timeframe.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click 'Apply Now' to begin the online application.

Applications close on 25th February 2024


Additional Information

Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Media & Digital
Sport
Tennis

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