The ATP Tour, Inc. is the governing body of the men's professional tennis circuits - the ATP World Tour, the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP Champions Tour. With 62 tournaments in 31 countries, the ATP World Tour showcases the finest male athletes competing in the world’s most exciting venues. The purpose of the ATP is to own, sanction, schedule and administer one or more circuits of professional tennis tournaments; to own one or more professional tennis tournaments; to develop, promulgate, and administer rules, regulations and grievance procedures to ensure the fair and orderly conduct of professional tennis tournaments and circuits thereof and the sport of professional tennis; to promote and further the interest of professional tennis players and professional tennis tournaments and circuits thereof throughout the world; to promote the interest of one or more public charities; to improve the conditions under which professional tennis players engage in their occupation; to increase the status and public perception of professional tennis as a major world class international sport; to promote and protect the future of the sport of professional tennis; and to encourage interest in the sport of tennis.

Freelance Editor - ATP Tour, Inc (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
Background:
ATP is seeking a freelance writer/editor to contribute to its digital media channels, which include ATPWorldTour.com, NittoATPFinals.com, NextGenATPFinals.com, ATPChampionsTour.com, the MyATP app and social media channels and e-newsletters. The successful applicant must be willing to work evening shifts during certain swings and most weekends throughout the year. We estimate the time commitment to equate to approximately 30 hours per week. It is preferred that you are based in the Eastern Time Zone. You must have excellent English writing skills and an exceptional level of tennis knowledge. You may be required to occasionally travel to tournaments, but you will primarily work from your home or home office. You will be expected to provide your own PC and software.
Job Description:
  • Write and produce accurate, compelling and timely match reports and feature stories
  • Upload written and photo content via the Sitecore content management system
  • Make other content posts including player and tournament updates, photo galleries, ATP partner and charity content and more
  • Generate creative storylines to promote players and tournaments
  • Make updates and posts to ATP social media channels including MyATP, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Provision video content on YouTube
  • Travel to a few tournaments each year to generate content
  • Plan and generate content for the ATP Champions Tour website and its social media channels
  • Plan and generate content for the ATP Challenger Tour and its social media channels
  • Identify required promotional assets from the Creative team to support editorial and promotional efforts, such as player milestones or TennisTV.com live match streaming
  • Undertake general website updates
  • Acquire and promote TV tune-in times for events
  • Provision photos in ATP’s digital asset management system and provision video in ATP’s video platform
  • Generate digital content for ATP partners including Emirates, FedEx, Infosys and Tecnifibre

  • Required Skills & Attributes
  • A second language (especially Spanish) is highly desired but not mandatory
  • High attention to detail, especially the ability to write crisp copy devoid of factual errors and typos and the ability to catch errors during the proofreading of stories
  • Strong tennis knowledge. All applicants who make the interview stage will be required to undertake a quiz to validate his/her tennis knowledge
  • Prior experience working on websites and social media channels within the tennis industry is a plus
  • Ability to work independently, at nights and weekends, and to exercise sound editorial judgement
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in different time zones around the globe
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Basic experience working in HTML, Photoshop, and video editing or the willingness to learn

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