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Media Officer

Organisation
LTA
Salary
Up to £30,000 per annum
Closing Date
24 November 2019
Location
National Tennis Centre, Roehampton

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.

The LTA is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Media Officer to join their 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.

How to apply

For more information about the role including a full job description and details on how to apply, please visit LTA careers website

Closing date for applications is Sunday 24 November 2019. 

Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 25 November 2019.