The LTA is the National Governing Body for tennis in Great Britain, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, and is responsible for developing and promoting the sport while safeguarding the integrity of tennis. The vision for the LTA is “tennis opened up”; and the mission for all those involved in delivering this vision to grow tennis by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable.
We are now recruiting for an enthusiastic Media Officer to join our Communications Team based at the National Tennis Centre, Roehampton, London. The Communications Team is responsible for protecting the reputation of the LTA and promoting its work to open up tennis in Britain. It is responsible for devising and delivering a communications strategy that builds trust and advocacy, shifts perceptions, encourages engagement with the LTA’s programmes, increases funding and builds coalitions of support for its work. The Media Officer proactively takes a role in pitching stories to new audiences as directed the senior media team in addition to handling response on day-to-day news, sports and consumer media queries as part of the press office. They will also support the execution of a regional media strategy, supporting the major events team, both in raising awareness of tennis and LTA events at a local level as well as supporting more regional and political engagement.
This role requires outstanding interpersonal communications abilities, attention to detail and service-driven mentality; it also requires at least two - three years working in communications industry, high IT literacy, knowledge of all MS Office applications and ambition to develop a career within communications/media relations. To find out more please review the full Job Description – we look forward to reviewing your application.
Please ensure that you submit both a CV and covering letter when applying. Closing date for applications is Sunday 24th November 2019; interviews are expected to be held during the week commencing 25th November 2019.