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Freelance Writer/Editor - ATP Tour, Inc. (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
Background
ATP is seeking a freelance writer/editor to contribute to its digital media channels. The successful candidate must be willing to work evening shifts during certain swings and many weekends throughout the year.  The estimated time commitment will be about 30 hours per week.  It is preferred that you are based in the Eastern Time Zone (GMT – 5 hours) or be willing to work to an Eastern Time schedule.  You must have excellent English writing skills and an exceptional level of tennis knowledge (a quiz will be given to test your knowledge).  You will be expected to provide your own PC and software.

Main Tasks
· Generate and post content to ATPTour.com in a timely manner. This includes writing match reports, previews, features, partner content and more
· Contribute ideas for daily content and longer-term content projects
· Contribute to ATP’s social media channels
· Assist with video content uploaded to ATP’s video platform and YouTube
· Assist with management of ATP’s photo library
· Update other websites managed by ATP Digital Media, including ATPCup.com, NittoATPFinals.com, NextGenATPFinals.com and ATPChampionsTour.com
· Assist with production of ATP Challenger Tour and ATP Champions Tour content
· Send results/order of play emails to media
· Bring or acquire technical skills required to perform duties, such as basic Photoshop, HTML and video editing tasks
· Assist in managing ad placements on ATPTour.com
· Keep key website landing pages updated daily

Required Skills & Attributes
· Excellent English writing skills
· High attention to detail, especially the ability to write crisp copy devoid of factual errors and typos and the ability to catch errors during proofreading of stories
· Strong tennis knowledge
· Prior experience working on websites and social media channels within the tennis industry is a plus
· Ability to work independently, nights and weekends, and to exercise sound editorial judgment.

 
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Social Media Community and Insights Consultant - ATP Tour, Inc. (London)

As an experienced social media community/insights consultant you will liaise with ATP’s marketing team and work on implementing our social media strategy for the ATP World Tour. Deeply knowledgeable about social media and passionate for sport, you understand what’s important to avid and casual tennis fans and how to create and report on innovative social experiences that resonate and engage a global audience. As comfortable tweeting as you are creating reports, you will have experience in working with agencies and have run successful initiatives for a major brand or sports property either in-house or at an agency.

The ideal consultant
· The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent based on country of study) in marketing, research, IT or computer science followed by a minimum of two years’ experience working in a social media or digital insights team.
· The candidate will have a track record of working on innovative social media campaigns, increasing audience growth and experience of working on a content and analytical management system (crowd tangle, sprout, google analytics).
· The candidate will be both analytical and technical, have a passion for problem solving and data analysis. The candidate will provide analysis across all forms of social media content using a range of tools to create automated reports and dashboards. The candidate requires the ability to create clear and concise reports for multiple departments within the ATP.
· It is important the candidate has experience of working with sponsors/partners to help maximise their rights across social media. 
·  It is vital that the consultant be able to communicate and work effectively with a variety of external stakeholders, players, tournaments and governing bodies.  

What will you do as a consultant? (%) This is subject to change, depending on needs.
· Use data and social feedback to inform the wider marketing team and stakeholders on content, campaign success, key learnings, and develop ideas for future social initiatives. (40%)
· Work on processing and workflows to syndicate content to players, tournaments and media partners. (20%)
· Monitor brand, tennis, commercial and player content through a social listening platform to help shape the ATP World Tour’s social media strategy.(20%)
· Work with the marketing and commercial team to help drive value to commercial partners through social media. This involves idea generation, content creation, executing campaigns and creating reports. (10%)
· Ad hoc travel to tournaments and events (Grand Slams, ATP 1000s, 500s and 250s) when required to support content creation and leveraging the ATP Tour’s social media strategy. 10%

Do you have these essentials to be considered for an interview?
· Previous experience of managing social media for a sport, digital, media, lifestyle or entertainment brand.
· Advanced knowledge of community management systems (Spredfast, Sprinklr, Sprout), data visualisation tools (tableau for example) and Microsoft Excel. 
· The knowledge and ability to create insight reports that are digestible for a range of stakeholders.
· Experience of activating and reporting on commercial partner campaigns through social media. 
· The ability to communicate quantitative and qualitative insight in a succinct manner so the ATP is continuously improving its digital output. 
· Excellent knowledge of the sporting landscape, editorial planning and a strong creative content mind that is always social media led.

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Social Media Content Consultant - ATP Tour, Inc. (Europe)

Deeply knowledgeable about social media and passionate for sport, you understand what’s important to avid and casual sports fans and how to create innovative social experiences that resonate and engage a global audience. As comfortable tweeting as you are filming and editing content, you will help deliver a calendar of content aimed at maximizing the ATP Tour’s global footprint. You will have experience of working with athletes and attending sports events; you will have worked on successful initiatives for a major brand or sports property either in-house or at an agency.

The ideal consultant
· Has a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent based on country of study) in communication, marketing or video production followed by a minimum of one year's experience working in a social media or content production position. 
· Has a track record of working on innovative social media campaigns, increasing audience growth and the ability to tell stories.
· It is vital that the consultant be able to communicate and work effectively with a variety of external stakeholders, contacts and governing bodies.

What will you do as a consultant? (%) This is subject to change depending on needs.
· Work on our presence on social networks including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, snapchat and other similar community sites delivering an annual calendar of engaging content. (40%)
· Travel to tournaments (Grand Slams, ATP 1000s, 500s and 250s) to capture, edit and post content working with players, coaches, agencies, partners and other stakeholders. (30%)
· Edit video content and support our media agencies to create cutting edge and ‘social first’ content for the ATP Tour’s channels. (20%)
· Work with the ATP’s Tour athletes and external stakeholders to provide a high-quality service in the world of digital (10%)

Do you have these essentials to be considered for an interview?
· Previous experience of managing social media for a sport, digital, media, lifestyle or entertainment brand.
· Advanced knowledge of Adobe creative suite software, especially Premiere, but also After Effect, media encoder and CC grading tools.
· Experience working with community management systems, content calendars and analytical products to streamline workflows and analyse digital outputs.
· Very good experience and a clear understanding of what branded video content is and how to build a brand story.
· Excellent knowledge of the sporting landscape, editorial planning and a strong creative content mind that is always social media led.
· Sound understanding of how to build audiences on social media and how to tell a story.
· Ability to work flexible hours (nights/weekends) and travel as required.

Do you have these desirables?
· 1+ years of social and video editing experience.
· Degree level (or equivalent) education in related subject.
· Understanding of sport and the ATP Tour.
· Experience working with athletes or high-profile individuals.
· Experience of working at high profile events or tournaments (overseas a plus).
· Experience of keeping on top of trends in the market, exploring and presenting opportunities around potential new and emerging social media channels, languages and types of content.

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