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Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
March 25, 2023

Salary Range

Job Location
North York

Expected Start Date
April 4, 2023

Additional Info

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


The future is bright for tennis in Canada, and you will be right in the middle of it all at Tennis Canada! A national sport organization with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a vision to be a world-leading tennis nation, Tennis Canada seeks to grow participation across the country and develop champions on the international stage. Tennis Canada also owns and operates the world-class National Bank Open presented by Rogers’ tournaments in Toronto and Montreal, two of the best-run sporting events on the planet which annually bring the globe’s best tennis players to Canada and continue to break attendance records year on year. In recent times, Canadian tennis has enjoyed many historic achievements, including a first Grand Slam singles title at the 2019 US Open as well as a first title in over 109 years at the 2022 Davis Cup Finals, the world’s largest team sports competition. Join us as we look to build on this exciting momentum and continue to produce incredible results. We are a team of innovators, who are passionate about our work and pursue excellence together everyday.


Coordinator, Communications

Based at Tennis Canada’s Sobeys Stadium office in Toronto, ON and reporting to the Manager, Communications, the Coordinator, Communications will be a crucial member of Tennis Canada’s growing communications and PR team. This fast-paced role will work within a department that’s at the heart of all Tennis Canada initiatives, including the world-class Masters’ 1000 event, the National Bank Open in Toronto.

With the recent success Canadian tennis has enjoyed, including a first Canadian Grand Slam singles champion in Bianca Andreescu, a Davis Cup championship and multiple breakout stars on the ATP and WTA Tours, there’s no better time to be involved in tennis in Canada!

• Play an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the Communications department.

• Research, write and edit media releases and advisories.

• Produce a daily media report for internal stakeholders.

• Assist in the collection and selection of photography for all print and electronic communications and maintain photo database for organization.

• Maintain the Tennis Canada Virtual Media Centre year-round.

• Assist the Manager, Communications in the coordination of media operations and PR initiatives for Billie Jean King Cup and Davis Cup ties.

• Support the communications team in the production of corporate communications documents.

• Assist the Manager, Communications in producing media reports for senior management and stakeholders.

• Support the communications team in the planning and delivery of Tennis Canada initiatives.

• Work with the content team to produce and publish content for the Tennis Canada and National Bank Open websites.

• Manage media credential application and acceptance process for the Billie Jean King Cup, Davis Cup and National Bank Open

• Assist in the content creation and production of National Bank Open fan communications, including newsletters, fan guide and media guide.

• Lead a team of volunteers and summer staff during the National Bank Open.

• Coordinate directly with suppliers, vendors and corporate partners in the leadup to and during the National Bank Open.

• Work directly with the ATP Tour Communications team on various PR initiatives for the National Bank Open.

• Assist with set-up and operations of professional, working media centre, and provide world-class service to both national and international media members during the National Bank Open.


• Post-secondary degree in Public Relations/Communications or a related field.

• 2 to 3 years of experience working in communications, sports, or journalism.

• Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written.

• Excellent organization and time management skills and attention to detail.

• Capacity to work independently as well as a team player.

• Show tact, great work ethic, professionalism.

• Knowledge of tennis.

• Bilingual French (asset).


• Join the team that’s making Canadian tennis history.

• Be behind the scenes of the National Bank Open.

• Work in a dog friendly office.

• Benefit from a generous organisation that truly cares about its employees.


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