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DAM Intern (Summer)
Coordinator, Communications

 


DAM Intern (Summer)

Department: Business Operations 
Location: Remote
Reports to: Marketing Manager 
Duration: 6 months
Pay: State Minimum Wage
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Summary:  
The Intern, DAM position is centered around uploading assets that come in daily from tournament play, department files, and system integrations while also helping with other system duties. This internship will be paid and is expected to last for approximately 6 months at 40 hours per week.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inventory the media assets within the WTA archive
  • Uploading and tagging content with appropriate metadata tags to facilitate in a robust searching tool for stakeholders
  • Following procedures for populating DAM systems
  • Working to improve upon workflows and efficiencies within the process
  • Adhering to security and permissions protocol for all digital assets
  • Willingness to think outside the box to improve upon the current system
  • Assist in additional ad hoc system projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or pursuing a degree
  • Background in Digital Asset technologies and efficiencies preferred

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Highly Detail oriented
  • Ability to work within a website content management system with rich-text editing
  • Possesses a passion for and understanding of the sport of tennis, related governing bodies and industry stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work well under pressure and drive projects
  • Meticulous, with a strong ability to focus on details in videos and images
  • Analytical Thinker
  • Must be a Self-Starter
  • Understanding that this position involves repetitive steps, but also facilitates opportunities for innovative thinking and problem solving along the way
  • Uphold WTA Core Values: Be Progressive, Collaborative, Passionate, and show Integrity. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the court, make a difference in the community and create a premier, compelling global sport entertainment experience. It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.

Travel Requirements:

  • None  

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None 

Position Type/Work Schedule:

  • Seasonal position, 40 hours a week for 6 months. Typical schedule will be Monday-Friday.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The passage of employees through the work area is average and normal.

Physical Demands

  • The employee is required to sit for long periods; use close/distant vision; hear using the telephone; bend at the waist and knee; communicate verbally and electronically with worldwide constituency; use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

The WTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Cover Letter (please include dates of availability)
- Resume
- Email resume/cover letter to wtahr@wtatennis.com
- Job description


Coordinator, Communications

Department: Communications
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Reports to: Sr. Manager, PR & Corporate Communications
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Summary:  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Media Communications and Distribution 
    - Provide written support for drafting Flash News, press releases and corporate communications
    - Provide written support in drafting and distributing WTA First Serve newsletter
    - Assist with the global distribution of daily match results

  • Media lists and contact database 
     - Manage and update WTA’s comprehensive media contact database with flexibility to sort, manipulate and garner maximum media coverage
    - Build lists with new contacts and organize existing lists
    - Keep contacts up to date

  • Media clip archive and distribution 
     - Help create press reports (including daily clippings) that promote PR / Communications efforts to WTA leadership, internal clients and stakeholders
    - Produce champion press clip highlights for every tournament
    - Assist with clip archive and keep it up to date
    - Optimize media clippings distribution methods
    - Build clip reports and media value reports on demand

  • PR and Pitching  
    - As a member of the publicity team, assist with the overall strategy and specific pitching process and targets
    - Help brainstorm pitches alongside the WTA’s publicity team
    - Includes WTA-produced content and helping re-purpose for media usage where possible
    - Develop written pitches pertaining to player, WTA and B2B stories
    - Monitor player social feeds, identify their affinities and interests, continue to update the document tracking such information

  • Match notes / Statistics  
    - Assist with the creation of daily match notes and weekly preview notes
    - Assist with data input and record keeping of statistical match, Tour and ranking information

  • Research 
    - Research other brands, sports leagues and team’s best practices in areas such as Media Relations, player/coach media availability, rookie programs, rules pertaining to athlete appearances, corporate communications, issues management

  • Corporate communications  
    - Monitor/report – Actively monitor social media conversations as it relates to the WTA (Tour, players and tournaments) – regarding issues, positive and negative sentiment, conversations gaining steam, etc.
    - Monitor general sentiment and any trending topics that could have an impact on the image of the WTA and recommend action if appropriate

  • Help manage and post on WTA’s LinkedIn corporate page
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Sport Management or equivalent

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Uphold WTA Core Values: Be Progressive, Collaborative, Passionate, and show Integrity. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the court, make a difference in the community and create a premier, compelling global sport entertainment experience. It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.

Travel Requirements:

  • None

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Position Type/Work Schedule:

  • Full Time, 40 hours a week. Typical schedule will be Monday-Friday; some weekend work may be required. 

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The passage of employees through the work area is average and normal.

Physical Demands

  • The employee is required to sit for long periods; use close/distant vision; hear using the telephone; bend at the waist and knee; communicate verbally and electronically with worldwide constituency; use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

The WTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Cover Letter (please include dates of availability)
- Resume
- Email resume/cover letter to wtahr@wtatennis.com
- Job description