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Participation Development Partner (London and South East)

  • Location: South East
  • Organisation: LTA
  • Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum, dependant on experience
  • Closing Date: 13 June 2021 | Coaching & Sports Development

Our vision is to open tennis up and we need the most innovative and ambitious people to help us get there because when we come together, we support the ambitions of people across the country through a sport that truly is for everyone.

Our Participation team are on a mission to grow tennis by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming, and enjoyable to all. They deliver the participation strategy across the tennis landscape.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Participation Development Partner to join the Participation team and support the delivery of our mission.

This role is a great opportunity for an outstanding sport development professional to play a part in helping the LTA achieve its vision of ‘tennis opened up’ through our work to make tennis relevant, accessible, welcoming, and enjoyable for all. To help us to ensure it is a sport that anyone can play, no matter their age, gender, background, or ability.

This is a mobile role in the London and South East region; the role will likely cover East London; however, you might be asked to cover other areas in the region as part of your role.

The Participation Development Partner is responsible for delivering the participation strategy across the tennis landscape at a regional level, leading the deployment and delivery of strategies and plans to the grassroots of the sport across the park and community venues, club, county and volunteer network and education venues. This role requires relationship management, expert planning and communication, and collaboration to engage and influence multiple partners to drive adult and junior participation growth ultimately.

In line with our values, we are looking for a talented and driven individual who can bring teamwork, passion, integrity, and excellence to this role. If this is you and you want to join our journey to open up tennis in Britain, we look forward to receiving your application.

To find out more about the role, please review the full job description and apply with your CV and Covering Letter. We look forward to reviewing your application. If you have any questions, please contact Tanya Woodward at

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 13 June 2021. Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 23 June and/or Thursday 24 June 2021.

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