Location
The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
Department
Corporate Affairs
Advertising Salary
Competitive plus excellent benefits
Careers Site Advertising End Date
31 Aug 2022

About The Role

This role is an exciting opportunity for a senior and respected communications professional to play a part in helping the LTA achieve its vision of ‘tennis opened up’, and through our work to make tennis relevant, accessible, welcoming, and enjoyable, help us to ensure it is a sport that can be played by anyone, no matter their age, gender, background, or ability.

Tennis is a sport that is woven into the fabric of the nation, and as the national governing body the LTA is at the heart of that – from inspiring and engaging the millions of passionate fans who follow leading British players and world class tournaments, through to supporting the grassroots of the sport which reach into local communities across Britain to help get the nation active and deliver amazing physical and mental health benefits to those involved.

The Head of Strategic Communications will play a leading role in managing the reputation of the LTA with the public and key stakeholders both within and outside tennis. The role will be responsible for identifying target audiences and building a communications programme to build advocacy for and engagement with the LTA and its programmes. It is expected to lead on delivering a wide range of pro-active communications campaigns to a variety of audiences.  

This is a key role in the team and will sit alongside the Head of Media and Head of Public Policy. It will work across the business with involvement and understanding of all aspects of the LTA’s work to ensure effective communications to multiple audiences.

The LTA, through its vision “Tennis Opened up”, is committed to creating a diverse environment where all colleagues feel included and a strong sense of belonging. We are proud to actively invite applications from all candidates who meet the essential criteria and can work in the UK, and we commit that everyone will receive equal consideration for employment irrespective of your disability, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, or age.

We also operate a flexible working environment where all colleagues can discuss their working needs with their manager or the People Team at any time.

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