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.

Social Media Director - ATP Tour, Inc. (London)

ATP Social Media Director will report to the Senior Vice President Marketing & Business Development and manage a team of social media producers based around the world. In addition, the Social Media Director will collaborate with and be supported by a team responsible for producing social media content, analytics reporting and research, planning and execution of paid campaigns, as well as creative staff. The position will also entail coordination with the managing editor of the organisation's websites. The position will be based in London although there is a possibility the role could also be based out of ATP Ponte Vedra office in Florida, should circumstances require.

The Social Media Director will be tasked with developing and delivering an industry-leading social media strategy, aimed at maximizing audience reach, increasing audience engagement, and placing the ATP as an industry leader in terms of content on all of its social media channels.

The key responsibilities will include:
* Together with SVP Marketing and Business Development, evaluate current social media strategy and make any necessary changes to ensure that the department has a long-term direction, which is fully aligned with the overall goals of the ATP and the broader marketing plans. 
* Manage the social media team and act as the primary, daily point of contact for the wider ATP team. 
* Establish a great working relationship with ATP's related organization; ATP Media's Social Media Team and develop a joint strategy that optimizes the strengths of both ATP and ATP Media.
* Develop best practices for conversion, measurement, optimization and reporting and ensure that all ATP Social Media content is in line with industry wide best practices. 
* Deliver short-term strategies around specific events and campaigns, often including paid elements.
* Build and maintain relationships with social media platforms. Develop specific strategies for strengthening the engagement with ATP Players and Tournaments on social media. 
* Understand and maintain the importance of social media referrals back to ATP digital properties.
* Deliver a complementary, second-screen, social media experience for our main TV output and major events, in close cooperation with ATP Media. 
* Work with the commercial department to amplify sponsorships across social media channels by identifying opportunities for existing and potential new partners. 
* Identify measurable KPIs and provide regular reports and updates to senior personnel on the successes and results of the implemented social media strategy. 
* Manage social media budget. 
* Manage third party agencies. 
* Dictate the ATP tone of voice across multiple platforms. 
* Keep on top of trends in the market, exploring and presenting opportunities around potential new and emerging social media channels, languages and types of content.


The ideal candidate: 
The successful candidate will have a bachelor degree (or equivalent based on country of study) in communications, marketing or business followed by substantial experience in a senior role in a social media environment with in-depth professional knowledge of different social media platforms and how they can be utilized to benefit the ATP. 

Our candidate will have experience in a management role with strong leadership skills and valid experience in working with internal/external partners and talent to develop social media accounts and communities. Ideally, the candidate will have gained some of this experience working in an agency environment, handling multiple clients of varying types. Experience in maintaining relationships with external stakeholders, contacts and governing bodies is key to this role. 

You will have a comprehensive understanding of how social media can be used to support, enhance and engage audiences around our major events and content output. 

A proven track record of delivering social media innovation through storytelling, audience engagement and account growth, as well as an understanding of the tennis scene is essential to be successful in this unique role.

Other requirements include:
* Experience of working side-by-side with content -channel specific strategies 
* Experience of maximizing video in a social media space, across a range of platforms 
* Experience of running paid campaigns on social media channels 
* Experience with utilizing data analytics across all social channels to maximize the ROI from each channel 
* Industry-leading knowledge in social media trends, growth and areas of opportunity Creative mind with commitment to excellence

Job Questions:
1. How did you hear about this job?
2. Describe your specific social media experience.
3. Are you currently eligible to work in the U.K?

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Mobile App Developer – Xamarin

ATP Digital Media Tech Team develops and supports the platforms that serve more than 2.2 billion-page impressions annually through our digital properties.  ATP is looking for a full time mobile application developer for our sunny Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida office to take charge of our mobile application experience and build world class mobile applications to showcase our sport, grow our audience and provide an interactive and entertaining experience for our fans.

Candidates must have held lead roles in designing, building, deploying and maintaining mobile applications. Candidates should be able to showcase cross platform mobile application development on IOS and Android platforms.

Ideal Candidate will have:
At least 5 years of hands-on mobile app development experience 
At least 3 years of experience integrating mobile solutions with backend services
At least 2 years deploying mobile applications with Xamarin Mobile Development Platform
Deployed applications to commercial platforms like iTunes App Store and Google Play
Developed native mobile iOS and Android applications using Xamarin, C# and .NET
Solid knowledge of mobile app development practices, along with mobile testing tools and techniques
Experience developing/integrating responsive Web applications 
Experience using agile principals and methodologies
Deep understanding of mobile landscape (Differences in iOS v/s Android) is mandatory
Understanding of emerging technologies, standards and best practices for mobile development 
Experience with hybrid mobile applications using Cordova, PhoneGap, Titanium, Appcelerator, Sencha, etc.
Experience using web services (HTTP, REST, SOAP) using JSON, XML
Familiar with JavaScript libraries, such as jQuery, Angular, React, Vue, iOS & Android SDK’s
Experience with source control, such as GIT, Mercurial.

Candidate will be expected to have a desire to:
Provide thought leadership on mobile excellence and best practices
Assist with integration and usability testing 
Have passion for Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
Participate in discovery and user experience design process
Create prototypes, and evaluate new technologies 
Create readable, testable, scalable and maintainable source code utilizing best practices 
Provide technical leadership to delivery teams 
Work with testing team to find and resolve defects 
Provide application support with on call availability 
Interact with vendors regarding support and integration 
Develop tasks lists and estimations
Collaborate with senior software developers to project scope, and detailed tasks
Mentor other developers in mobile app development.
Provide required application development and support for mobile apps
Communicate risks and issues related to projects and tasks
Have a desire to build something great and bring technical solutions to people to solve their problems. 
Be a self-starter and teacher. Our team is made up of driven, largely self-taught developers. A constant thirst to build your knowledge base is critical. We would expect to be learning a lot from you. 

Must be willing to relocate to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, be eligible to work in the United States and able to travel globally in support of our technical operations on an occasional basis (2-3 weeks a year).  

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Mobile App Developer – Cordova

ATP Digital Media Tech Team develops and supports the platforms that serve more than 2.2 billion-page impressions annually through our digital properties. ATP is looking for a full time lead mobile application developer for our sunny Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida office to take charge of our mobile application experience and build world class mobile applications to showcase our sport, grow our audience and provide an interactive and entertaining experience for our fans.

Candidates must have held lead roles in designing, building, deploying and maintaining mobile applications. Candidates should be able to showcase cross platform mobile application development on IOS and Android platforms.

Ideal Candidate will have:
At least 3 years of hands-on mobile app development experience 
At least 2 years of experience integrating mobile solutions with backend services
At least 2 years deploying mobile applications using Cordova
At least 2 years .NET development experience
Deployed applications to commercial platforms like iTunes App Store and Google Play
Experience using Xamarin a plus
Solid knowledge of mobile app development practices, along with mobile testing tools and techniques
Experience developing/integrating responsive Web applications 
Experience using agile principals and methodologies
Deep understanding of mobile landscape (Differences in iOS v/s Android) is mandatory
Understanding of emerging technologies, standards and best practices for mobile development 
Experience using web services (HTTP, REST, SOAP) using JSON, XML
Familiar with JavaScript libraries, such as jQuery, Angular, React, Vue, iOS & Android SDK’s
Experience with source control, such as GIT, Mercurial.

Candidate will be expected to have a desire to:
Provide thought leadership on mobile excellence and best practices
Assist with integration and usability testing 
Have passion for Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
Participate in discovery and user experience design process
Create prototypes, and evaluate new technologies 
Create readable, testable, scalable and maintainable source code utilizing best practices 
Provide technical leadership to delivery teams 
Work with testing team to find and resolve defects 
Provide application support with on call availability 
Interact with vendors regarding support and integration 
Develop tasks lists and estimations
Collaborate with senior software developers to project scope, and detailed tasks
Mentor other developers in mobile app development.
Provide required application development and support for mobile apps
Communicate risks and issues related to projects and tasks
Have a desire to build something great and bring technical solutions to people to solve their problems. 
Be a self-starter and teacher. Our team is made up of driven, largely self-taught engineers. A constant thirst to build your knowledge base is critical. We would expect to be learning a lot from you. 

Must be willing to relocate to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, be eligible to work in the United States and be able to travel globally in support of our technical operations on an occasional basis (2-3 weeks a year).

Applicants email resume to resumes@atpworldtour.com.

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Junior Sitecore Architect

ATP Digital Media Tech Team develops and supports the platforms that serve more than 2.2 billion-page impressions annually through our digital properties.  ATP is looking for a full time Junior Sitecore Architect for our sunny Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida office.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Coordinate with both front-end and back-end development team members to design, implement and maintain technical solutions for high traffic and highly visible websites.
• Implement scalable solutions and contribute to system architecture using industry best practices, design patterns and clean code techniques.
• Maintain application infrastructure for the ATP Digital Media Platform across desktop and mobile websites and related applications
• Ensure quality through troubleshooting, testing, unit testing, and debugging of advanced distributed multi-tiered architectures.
• Provide support to development team members by contributing to peer code reviews, coordinating and executing production-level releases and updates.
• Support and develop database driven web interfaces for high-traffic websites
• Develop and support CDN, web farm and caching strategies to deliver high volume distribution of digital content to users and clients
 
Required Skills and Abilities
• 5+ years of professional experience with Microsoft .NET and ASP.NET MVC.
• 3+ years of experience building and consuming RESTful APIs
• 3+ years of Sitecore experience. Sitecore v7+, v8+ preferred.
• Experience with Microsoft technologies: ASP.NET, C#, LINQ, MVC, IIS, SQL Server
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent time management skills
 
Desired Skills and Abilities
• Experience working with CDNs and web farm environments
• Experience building, deploying and supporting high-traffic websites from design to implementation.
• Strong understanding of web technologies: HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, XML
• Experience working with Git
• Experience working with Apache Solr
• Experience working with and administering current versions of IIS
• Strives on learning new and emerging technologies
• Understanding of the game of Tennis is a plus
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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ATP Internship Program

ATP Internship Program

Purpose

The ATP training Program places a junior/senior at the ATP International Headquarters in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for approximately 3 months, where the intern is exposed to a wide range of business activities. The intern will benefit from learning new skills and abilities which the intern can then apply in the course of his or her college coursework as well as observe and experience in a real world setting the application of his/her educational training and establish networking opportunities.

About ATP

The ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) 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 64 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.

ATP will engage one intern at a time based on the following:

Qualifications

  • Junior or senior in a university program, preferably but not required that the program be in a sports management/communications, marketing or business related program;
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.5 or equivalent;
  • Eligible to work in the United States; and 
  • While it is not a requirement that the intern receive college credit for the internship, we will be pleased to work with the candidate and the educational institution to facilitate credit for the program and we encourage applicants who must fulfill an internship requirement as part of their curriculum.

Skills Required

  • Second language preferred;
  • Strong research and communication skills; and
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants must submit their application, resume and answer a short question on www.teamworkonline.com.

ATP will interview final candidates and select one candidate for the following periods:

Internship Periods & Deadlines

There are three opportunities available as follows:

1.            January to April 2018                                     

2.            May to August 2018

3.            September to December 2018

One candidate for each of the three trimesters will be selected at the end of the application process.  The deadline for applying to any and all of the three trimesters is:  October 18, 2017.

When you submit your application, please indicate for which trimester you would like to be considered.  You may choose more than one trimester.

Equal opportunity laws apply to all internships.  All applicants will be considered and engaged without regard to race, age, color, gender, ethnic group, national origin, religion, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability. 

DEPARTMENT ROTATION RESPONSIBILITIES

The objective is to expose the intern to a variety of tasks and areas within ATP.  The intern will work on different projects with various departments. Some of the tasks could include but are not limited to:

Player Relations
Entry lists and player tracking
Maintenance of player documents and internal communications
Assist staff with special player projects

Alumni Services
Player Benefits 
Assist with management of the Member Pension Plans
Gather missing information from participants
Organize player demographic data for insurance and other benefits
Internal records audit

PR & Communications 
Assist in production of ATP Media notes and other publications
Help update player bio and profile information
Assist with digital products projects as need
Sales

Sponsor Research
Document management
Update ATP stats and data periodically
Quotes & news clippings

Tournament Relations
Event planning and documentation
Miscellaneous tournament and ATP projects

Other duties and rotations will be assigned as needed and based on intern’s interest and abilities.

The intern will meet with his/her supervisor for evaluation and coaching and will receive ongoing feedback throughout the internship.  The intern will also be responsible for providing the ATP with all forms and evaluations required by his/her educational institution.

COMPENSATION

Compensation details will be discussed with the final candidates. Interns will be paid at least the minimum wage required by law and the intern will be subject to the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and other federal or state requirements.  The intern is not entitled to ATP benefits, however all interns will be subject to ATP policies and workplace rules.

HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION

Both housing and transportation are the intern’s responsibility. However, the ATP will assist the intern in finding short term housing.

INTERNATIONAL APPPLICANTS

The ATP can provide an internship invitation letter to applicant elected, but will not process student or work visas. International applicants should be responsible for process of their visas to be able to complete the time of the internship.

ATP Internship Program FAQ’s 

Q.      How much are interns paid?
A.     Compensation details will be discussed with final applicants.  The program pays at least minimum wage.

Q.      Do I need to know how to play tennis?
A.      No. This internship does not require tennis playing skills. 

 Q.     How long are the internships?
A.      The internship period is approximately 3 months.   

Q.      What are the interns working hours?
A.      The daily office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m five days a week. Monday – Friday or Sunday – Thursday shifts. Flexible working schedule at night shifts or different days could be required.       

Q.      Do interns travel?
A.      In general interns do not travel.

Q.      What are some of the job responsibilities of interns?
A.      Interns are given administrative level assignments and projects in different areas.

Q.      Do I have to have a college degree to apply?
A.      No, a 4-year degree from an accredited University is not necessary to apply for the internship. The specific college credit granted for the internship will depend upon your individual program.   

Q.      Is this internship only offered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida?
A.      Yes.

Q.      How many interns are selected?
A.      Each term, one intern is selected.

Q.      Do interns get hired as full-time employees?
A.      No. However, interns are encouraged to apply when a position opens. Some of the current employees have started as interns.

For International applicants:


Q.      Can I obtain a U.S. visa with this Internship?
A.      No. If selected, the ATP will issue an internship invitation letter, but this will not guarantee the success in obtaining a U.S. visa. All international applicants are responsible for their immigration status during the length of the internship.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
  1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
  2. What is your cumulative GPA?
  3. In 300 words or less please discuss what you view as the single most important issue facing the ATP at this time
  4. Please list your preference for internship schedule (Jan-April); (May-August) or (September -December).
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