ITA Hall of Fame Manager and Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Intercollegiate Tennis Association
Location: Tempe, Arizona
4 Year Degree
ITA Hall of Fame (HOF) Manager responsibilities to include:
Serve as manager of the ITA Women’s Hall of Fame Website, and work to integrate with the ITA Men’s Hall of Fame. Curate content and drive web traffic to the WHOF website. Create and edit the stories and history of women’s college tennis through a variety of modes (e.g., video interviews, oral history interviews, article writing, pictures, etc.). Maintain current ITA brand guidelines. Work to protect and preserve the history of the college tennis. Create content to be shared in ITA Newsletters. Maintain and develop Social Media channels (Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & Facebook). Create a consistent cadence of content. Grow followers and engagement. Help educate current student-athletes on the history of their sport. Develop promotional campaigns for biannual WHOF ceremony. Work closely with WHOF Committees and former inductees to share and develop content. Provide logistical and promotional assistance for the ITA WHOF biannual induction ceremony at the College of William & Mary as well. On-site ITA liaison during biannual induction ceremony. Act as the ITA point person for queries related to the ITA WHOF and work closely with the College of William & Mary and Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce to ensure the growth of the ITA WHOF.
ITA Marketing & Communications Coordinator responsibilities to include:
Assist ITA Senior Digital Manager with the writing of press releases, as well as possible research and writing of feature stories. Serve as Marketing and Communications point of contact at a select number of ITA Events and Championships o Share stories and results from ITA Events and Championships to the ITA website, ITA social media channels, and national media. Manage ITA Photo Library on SmugMug for ITA Events and Championships. Assist in the planning and execution of video content for the ITA website and social media channels. Assist with the marketing and promotion of the ITA included but not limited to ITA Championships (Formulate and update key media lists for all ITA Championships, Develop relationships with local media and tennis personnel to bolster excitement and attendance at ITA Championships, Assist in formulating community engagement strategies for National ITA Championships, Assist in creating community impact assessments after National ITA Championships to showcase the benefits of hosting ITA Championships to current and potential host sites). Maintain ITA signage inventory and assist with shipping process to ITA events. Provide additional support to team-based efforts as directed
Qualifications and Desired Skills:
Bachelor’s degree—preferably in a communications-related field. Writing and storytelling experience desired.
A deep appreciation for and understanding of the sport of tennis; interest in history
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Experience in managing various Social Media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
Experience working with websites (preferably Wordpress, WIX, SquareSpace, etc.)
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop) applications
Familiarity with Google applications, Trello and Slack
Minimum of two years of sport management experience, preferably in the sport of tennis
Applicants should be detail-oriented, possess the ability and dedication to complete assigned projects, have the ability to work in high-pressure situations, and possess good interpersonal skills.
Salary commensurate with ITA title, level and experience of the individual hired.
Position will report to the ITA Director of Communications & External Engagement.
Position will require limited travel throughout the year for championships and events.
The ITA is headquartered in Tempe, AZ. Remote work is a possibility.
Employee will be eligible for medical, dental, retirement, and life insurance benefits.
Please submit cover letter and resume (including the contact information for a minimum of three references) to: Rachel Dagen, Director of Special Projects & Executive Administrator, [email protected]
As the governing body of collegiate tennis, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association promotes both the athletic and academic achievements of the collegiate tennis community. The ITA, which was founded in 1956, is comprised of nearly 1,700 men's and women's varsity coaches representing over 1,200 institutions, administers numerous regional and national championships and the Oracle/ITA College Tennis Rankings for over 20,000 college varsity student-athletes at NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and Junior College levels. The ITA also has a comprehensive awards program for players and coaches to honor excellence in academics, leadership and sportsmanship. EOE. The official ITA web site is ITAtennis.com.