ITA – Digital Media Manager

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The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the official governing body of college tennis, is seeking a talented and versatile individual to serve in the role of Digital Media Manager. This is an exciting and critically important time for college tennis and the ITA in the fast-paced and ever-changing worlds of higher education and intercollegiate athletics.

Reporting directly to the ITA Managing Director of Communications and External Engagement

Serve as the lead videographer for the ITA

Produce and edit video features, highlights, interviews, and other on-demand content for the ITA website and other outlets, including:

  • ITA social media channels
  • ITA YouTube page
  • Possible ITA/USTA college television show

Provide video coverage of:

  • ITA Championships
  • ITA Coaches Convention
  • ITA Awards
  • Community Service projects
  • Other assigned projects
  • Utilize existing in-house resources for video content, and procure video content from institutions that will be packaged into ITA-produced features and content
  • Establish and create a video archival system

Serve as a photographer for the ITA ○ Shoot and edit photographs from:

  • ITA Championships
  • ITA Coaches Convention
  • ITA Awards
  • Other assigned projects
  • Assist in the management and oversight of ITA PhotoShelter account
  • Assist in the management and oversight of ITA social media channels: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn
  • Assist in the management and oversight of the ITA website
  • Assist in the editing and production of the ITA College Tennis Coaches Podcast
  • Serve as an ITA media liaison
  • Collaborate with media and marketing contacts at ITA allied partners – including, but not limited to, NCAA, and the USTA, USPTA, and PTR – and ITA sponsors/partners
  • Other duties as assigned

The most qualified applicants will bring the following:

  • Ability to develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions
  • Work well independently and in teams
  • Flexible in accepting new responsibilities
  • Ability to adapt, learn quickly, be resourceful, and meet short deadlines

 Qualifications and Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Sports Information, Communication, Journalism, Marketing/PR or a related field and two years athletics communications experience to be considered for Manager title
  • Ability to initiate and complete projects independently and with specific deadlines
  • Experience managing social media campaigns
  • Experience managing various social media channels within a collegiate athletics department or professional organization
  • Photography experience required
  • Experience with WordPress websites
  • Experience with design of both still and motion graphics
  • Experience with creation of video content
  • Willingness to experiment and bring creativity and innovation to the position
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer background with working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, including design-related software, and website content management systems
  • Demonstrated experience working with and directing outside vendors including agencies and photographers
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete projects independently and within specific and sometimes tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Google applications
  • Tennis background or collegiate sports experience, and knowledge highly desirable

Additional Information

  • Competitive salary
  • Position reports to Managing Director of Communications and External Engagement
  • Position will require travel throughout the year for championships and events
  • The ITA is headquartered in Tempe, AZ
  • Employee will be eligible for medical, dental, retirement, and life insurance benefits

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, graphic elements, photos and managed social media accounts (including the contact information of at least three references) to Rachel Dagen at rdagen@itatennis.com

Posting Date: June 21st, 2022

Application Deadline: Open until filled

About the Intercollegiate Tennis Association:

As the governing body of college tennis, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association is a 501(c)(3) that promotes both the athletic and academic achievements of the collegiate tennis community. The ITA, which was founded in 1956, is comprised of nearly 3,000 men’s and women’s coaches representing over 1,200 institutions, administers numerous regional and national championships and the Tennis-Point ITA College Tennis Rankings for over 20,000 collegiate student-athletes at NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and Junior College levels. The ITA also has a comprehensive awards program for players and coaches to honor excellence in academics, leadership and sportsmanship. The official ITA website is www.wearecollegetennis.com

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