Intern, WTA Legends - WTA Tour (Open to Remote)

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The successful candidate will be directly involved in planning, development and execution of the WTA’s Legends & Friends (Legends) Department. Reporting to Director, they will support the programs noted below as well as providing assistance on key projects and research that support the strategic initiatives of the WTA.  Candidates will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with other departments.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist in production of Legends Newsletter, review Newsletter’s analytics reports, and support improvements based on clicks and views
  • Assist with Legacy Fund (collecting agreements, tracking and approving services, etc.)
  • Maintain under Director the master chart for all Legends appearances in accordance with pertinent departments
  • Assist with preparation of logistics for mentor activities and Legends/Alumnae events (reunions, dinners)
  • Collect imagery and assets for Legends program materials and functions (e.g., meetings, awards, anniversaries, etc.)
  • Facilitate data and research related to departmental projects
  • Support meeting materials, program statistics and updates 
  • Support content collection for educational resources
  • Update information/assets on the Legends Zone  
  • Assist in the production and distribution of support letters
  • Create a document regarding Alumnae programs in other sports to determine/create best practices 
Education and Experience:
  • The candidate would be recently graduated or currently enrolled in school preferably in journalism/communications and research. 
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Superior presentation and written communication skills
  • The ideal candidate possesses knowledge of the sport of tennis, related governing bodies and industry stakeholders; ideally played a college level or higher as well
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, initiative to drive projects forward, detail oriented and work well under pressure
  • Advanced computer experience using Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) spreadsheets, database, publishing and email programs
  • Excellent analytic and organizational skills
  • Ability to liaise professionally with high profile clientele and league officials
  • Confidentiality
  • Multilingual a plus
  • Flexibility in work schedule a must
  • 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:
Supervisory Responsibilities
Position Type/Work Schedule:
Seasonal, 40 hours a week, for 26 weeks. 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. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?

  2. Are you available for 6 months/40 hrs/week?

  3. Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship?