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Beach Tennis Coordinator – ITF

Beach Tennis Coordinator – ITF

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the world governing body of tennis and is the officially-recognised affiliate body for tennis by the International Olympic Committee. Its mission is to develop, promote and grow tennis throughout the world.

Overview of the Beach Tennis area

The Beach Tennis team is responsible for delivering a World Team Championship and a World Individual Championship annually. In addition, the team is responsible for the administration and development of the ITF Beach Tennis Tour and its related projects. Beach Tennis is a relatively new sport and the team is responsible for promoting and marketing the sport at both a grassroots and professional level.

The Role

The role of the Coordinator is to assist with the coordination of the Beach Tennis Tour and the successful organization of the major (World and Regional) Championship events. The Circuit has grown significantly in recent years and is currently undergoing a review to ensure that the existing structure continues to provide the necessary framework to meet its objectives. Although predominantly an administrative role, the Coordinator will be involved in the organization of the various World Championship events and strategic projects related to the development of the Circuit.

Responsibilities

Specific Projects:

  • Provide a high level of customer service to all stakeholders, deal with player queries and liaise with tournament organisers and regional/national associations
  • Process tournament applications and maintain the calendar throughout the year
  • Process and publish tournament fact sheets
  • Process tournament Entries/Withdrawals and Acceptance Lists
  • Ensure receipt and processing of weekly results and reports from tournaments
  • Provide tournaments and Referees with necessary documentation on a weekly basis
  • Calculate and record player ranking points and publish Rankings on a weekly basis
  • Provide content for and update beach website and newsletters
  • Assist with administration and preparation associated with World Championship events
  • Assist with application of Regulations and Code of Conduct
  • Assist with collection and analysis of statistics where necessary
  • Produce and distribute tournament sanction fee invoices on a monthly basis

General duties/responsibilities:

  • Preparation of papers for Committee and Board Meetings
  • Attendance at events if necessary
  • Work on specific projects as and when assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Knowledge of tennis desirable
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Additional fluent European language(s): Italian (desirable)
  • Strong administration skills and attention to detail/accuracy
  • General consistency and ability to focus on routine tasks
  • Good communication skills, written and oral
  • Planning & organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of team
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Diplomatic
  • Flexible attitude

Benefits:

  • Salary on request
  • Core hours 9.15am – 5.15pm, Mon-Fri
  • Lunch is provided by the ITF (up to £7 per day) at on site facilities
  • 20 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Group personal pension scheme / private healthcare

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Tagged as: Coordinator, ITF, London, Tennis, United Kingdom

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