Sponsorship and Event Assistant

Applications for this role are now closed!

  • location Location:

    Davis Cup Final TBC

  • infoWhen:

    19 - 26 November 2018

  • infoDuration:

    1 week work experience

Internship description:

Adecco and the ITF are teaming up to offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 2 candidates to join one of the largest International sport team competitions.

Working with the International Tennis Federation

The ITF is the world governing body of tennis and beach tennis, responsible for the rules of both sports and maintaining the integrity of tennis. In addition to its administrative role, the ITF is the owner and international rights holder of the two largest annual international team competitions in sport, Davis Cup by BNP Paribas and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas. The ITF also manages the Olympic Tennis Event on behalf of the IOC. Through its Science and Technical Department, the ITF closely monitors both equipment and technology, while its Officiating Department oversees the education and advancement of officials worldwide.

Your role

An incredible opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work with one of the largest sports properties globally. This is a chance to kick start a successful career by gaining work experience in an exciting event environment, surrounded by some of the world’s best tennis players.

The successful candidate will assist the Sponsorship and Event team on the following areas:

  • Assist with management of Press Conferences
  • Big screen moderation (depending on language skills)
  • vPhoto cropping/naming for the website
  • Social media asset creation (may require training)
  • Quote transcription
  • Gathering content for social media
  • Media room assistant –front desk, microphone distribution in press conferences, general administration
  • Support TV camera and graphics checks
  • Support at the Official Draw with one-on-one player interviews and press conferences
  • Act as a “runner” for the production crew
  • Help to coordinate post-match player interviews with TV rep
  • Help with set up and content gathering at Official Draw
  • Opportunity to devise a concept, script and report a short piece to camera
  • Brainstorm and research content for new social media ideas and trends

Responsibilities may be expanded or reduced at any time as deemed appropriate by the ITF

The role is best suited to a candidate who has:

  • A proactive and enthusiastic approach with an ability to multi-task
  • Good personal skills and professionalism dealing with all grades of stakeholders
  • Creative writing style and an eye for detail
  • Experience managing social media
  • A passion for sport and tennis is beneficial
Entry dates to apply for this internship runs from 3rd to 25th September 2018
  • You must be available November 15th – November 26th, 2018 to work in the ITF Headquarter London office and at the hosting venue of Davis Cup 2018 Finals
  • English proficiency is essential
  • You must be +18 years old
  • Competitive salary according to position
  • Travel cost
  • Temporary lodging costs.
Take the exciting step

To apply for the placement, we want to hear more about you...
If you have questions about the process or the job please contact daviscup@adecco.com.

Applications for this role, closed on September 25th 2018 18:00 CEST.