The ITF is the world governing body of tennis and beach tennis, responsible for the rules of both sports and maintaining the integrity of tennis. In addition to its administrative role, the ITF is the owner and international rights holder of the two largest annual international team competitions in sport, Davis Cup by BNP Paribas and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas. The ITF also manages the Olympic Tennis Event on behalf of the IOC. Through its Science and Technical Department, the ITF closely monitors both equipment and technology, while its Officiating Department oversees the education and advancement of officials worldwide.
The ITF organises over 1,000 weeks of men’s and women’s professional tournaments on the ITF Pro Circuit and coordinates the rapidly growing ITF Beach Tennis Tour. Through its Tennis Development Department that oversees the development of tennis worldwide, the ITF manages the ITF Junior Circuit and team competitions for elite juniors as well as international tennis events and programmes for wheelchair and senior players. The ITF also manages the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme on behalf of the sport and is a partner in the Tennis Integrity Unit.
The ITF Communications department is responsible for all external communications, plus day-to-day press and public relations. The department also provides on and off-site media support at events including the four Grand Slam tournaments and Davis Cup and Fed Cup ties. The ITF promotes tennis worldwide through a combination of websites, social media and publications, all of which are managed or overseen by the department.
The purpose of this role is to oversee the production of ITFWorld magazine while the editor is seconded to another project within Communications, and also to work on other projects/tasks as part of the wider, 11-strong Communications team. The successful candidate will report to the Project Lead, Photo Archive and Publications, and support them in some of their other activities. The successful candidate will also provide a range of written content for digital and print use as required.
To be acting editor of the ITF’s official magazine, a mainly BTB 40-page publication which is published three times a year (May 2018, August 2018, December 2018, May 2019). This includes:
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