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Manager, Human Resources (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)

The Manager, Human Resources will have the opportunity to work with individuals from all over the world in handling all aspects of human resources processes, including; payroll and benefits, talent acquisition and retention.
 
This position is important to the success of the organization.  People are our most valuable asset and the Manager, HR plays a vital role in ensuring that we have a happy and productive workplace where everyone works to their fullest potential in fulfilling the goals and mission of the organization. This position is based in our Ponte Vedra Beach, FL office and reports to the EVP, HR.

Key responsibilities associated with the role:
Process bi-weekly and monthly payroll for Ponte Vedra, Florida Office
Provide payroll processing companies in London and Sydney with data for monthly payroll 
Process monthly wires for non-office-based employees for monthly salary and benefits
Onboard new employees in all offices with the assistance of the office managers
Maintain Centre Court (employee intranet)
Draft and update job descriptions
Enroll new employees in benefit plans and assist with changes or updates
Field employee questions and assist them with benefits or payroll questions
Handle verification of employment requests and other general queries or correspondence
Oversee workers' compensation audit
Assist with year-end pension reporting 
Manage the administration of leaves such as FMLA, short term and long term disability
Assist in the development of HR policies and procedures
Maintain list of alumni interns and their whereabouts
Assist in staff recruitment and employee engagement
Keep up to date on compliance issues in the US
Promote company values and help share company culture

We will be looking for the successful candidate to have/be the following:
At least 5-10 years of payroll processing and HR general experience
Knowledge of ADP preferred
Good time management and organizational skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite  
Detail oriented
Diplomatic and professional and able to maintain confidentiality
Good verbal and written communication skills

Applicants can apply directly to [email protected]

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Digital Media and Data Distribution .Net Full Stack Developer (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)

Summary:  Responsible for maintaining and developing new functionality for the ATP’s Digital systems, the Live Scoring systems, Intranet systems and Data Distribution systems platforms.  Works with appropriate stakeholders through all steps of software development lifecycle to determine requirements, implement and launch new digital media, live scoring and data distribution initiatives.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent experience or training
3 - 5 years .NET development experience.  Experience in C# with Winform native apps and services, and MVC web application is preferred.
1 - 3 years relational database system development and administering experience, SSIS experience a plus.
1 - 3 years’ experience working with administrative batch data processing.
1 - 3 years’ experience utilizing dependency injection.
Experience working with frontend development technologies (JavaScript, JQuery, CSS, HTML5, AJAX, JSON. JS framework libraries and CSS preprocessors preferred.)
Experience working with a CMS
Experience working within a team source-controlled environment, distributed source control systems preferred.
Experience working with CDN’s and webfarm environments
Experience building consumer facing websites and web applications
Experience building and consuming web services in .NET. WebAPI REST experience preferred.
Strong understanding of HTTP and HTTPS protocols
Experience working with and administering server systems, including web servers
Strong communication and time management skills
Must have a Customer Service attitude
Must be available to travel internationally up to 10%
Understanding of the game of Tennis is a plus

Preferred Skills and Abilities
1 - 3 years Sitecore usage/development experience (7.5 +)
NoSQL experience with data retrieval and administration.

Duties/Responsibilities
Maintain application infrastructure for the ATP Digital Media Platform across desktop and mobile websites and related applications
Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing digital assets
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
Evaluate and recommend new technology solutions for digital channels
Work with and manage various international digital agencies
Work to design, develop and maintain high development, coding and distribution standards
Work and code within at team source-controlled environment for team collaboration development and production
Develop a deep understanding of the existing Digital Media Platform including associated databases, data sources and dependencies
Work closely with visual designers to bridge design and engineering work efforts
Maintain internal diagrams and procedures documentation as necessary
Travel domestically and internationally several times per year for up to 2 weeks
Maintain application infrastructure for the Live Scoring platform across the PDA/tablet, desktop, server, databases, services, cloud, web and mobile systems and related applications
Maintain SLA requirements and maintenance of service systems and their content delivered to the clients
Analyze and develop solutions to automate and improve the responsiveness, redundancy and 99.9% uptime of the Live Scoring platform systems
Maintain the service infrastructure of the Data Distribution services from the maintenance of the code base driving the services to the setup, database systems that contain the data delivered in the services and the servers that deliver the content to the clients
Maintain the Intranet systems and platforms on which they exist
Maintain and populate documentation stores of process, procedures,diagrams and specification documents.

Measures of Success
Consumer satisfaction with ATP digital properties
Internal satisfaction with ATP digital properties and maintenance tools
Positive feedback from manager with policies met, obligations fulfilled and technology remaining secure and current

Physical Demands
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee must be able to sit/stand for extended periods of time; climb stairs; kneel, bend, crawl; use close/distant vision; hear using the telephone; lift up to 40 lbs.

Applicants email resume to [email protected]

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Freelance Writer/Editor
Background
Do you know when Dominic Thiem is going to take his backhand down the line? Do you know where Rafael Nadal is going to serve on break point? Then you could be in line to become the newest contributor to the ATP editorial team.

ATP is seeking a freelance writer/editor to contribute to our digital media channels, which include ATPTour.com, NittoATPFinals.com, NextGenATPFinals.com, the ATP Tour App, e-newsletters and more.

Your weekly commitment will vary based on the Tour’s calendar and, like any good player, you need to be willing to suit up mornings, nights and weekends. We are seeking someone based in the Pacific Time Zone or Eastern Time Zone.

You must have excellent English writing skills and an exceptional level of tennis knowledge. 

There is an opportunity to travel to some tournaments for content generation, but you will primarily work from your home office. You will be expected to provide your own PC and software.

Main Tasks
Ideate, research, and generate compelling news articles and features to promote ATP players and tournaments
Working to strict deadlines based on match play, produce accurate, timely and engaging daily tournament match reports to tell the story of the ATP Tour
Leverage ATP’s rich statistical database for content production
Post written and photo content via the Sitecore content management system
Proofread fellow writers’ articles
Make other content posts, including player and tournament updates, photo galleries, ATP partner and charity content, score updates and more
Support ATP Corporate Communications with the creation and distribution of media releases
Provide ideas and direction to our Creative team for eye-catching graphics to promote compelling storylines and milestones
Contribute to ATP’s stable of newsletters
Assist with daily QA of ATP’s digital assets
Assist with adding and removing ads from the websites’ ad rotations
Travel to a few tournaments each year to generate content

Required Skills & Attributes
Exceptional tennis knowledge. All applicants who make the interview stage will be required to undertake a quiz to validate his/her tennis knowledge
Excellent English writing skills
Experience making web content ‘pop’, especially long-form content and all content by your ability to write catchy headlines and select great photos
A second language (especially Spanish) is highly desired but not mandatory
High attention to detail, especially the ability to write crisp copy devoid of factual errors and typos and the ability to catch errors during the proofreading of stories
Prior experience working on websites and social media channels within the tennis industry is a plus
Ability to work independently, at nights and weekends, and to exercise sound editorial judgement
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in different time zones around the globe
Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
Basic experience working in HTML, Photoshop, and video editing or the willingness to learn

Job Questions
1. How did you hear about this job?
2. Which tennis websites/publications have you contributed to in the past two years? How many stories have you had published during that time?
3. Can you provide links to three stories that showcase your writing talents?
4. With which content management systems have you had working experience?
5. Do you have basic HTML and Photoshop experience? 

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Sr. Director, Officiating Administration

The Sr. Director, Officiating Administration is responsible for managing the administration of the Officiating Teams and preparing the yearly schedule for Supervisors and Chair Umpires for all ATP World Tour tournaments. This position reports to the SVP, Rules and Competition and requires extensive travel.

Key Responsibilities:
Officiating team administration in cooperation with Sr. Director, Officiating Technologies, including recruiting full-time and Elite Team members. 
Prepare and monitor Officiating budget together with the Sr. Director, Officiating Operations & Technologies. 
Produce the yearly schedule for Supervisors and Chair Umpires for all ATP Tour tournaments. 
Administer the Elite Team, NextGen Team, contractors, additional chair umpires and referee approval for all ATP events.
Manage and closely collaborate with the ATP Challenger Designations Coordinator. 
Inform all ATP Tour events of the officials assigned to their events and include arrival / departure dates for each official.
Plan and organize the annual meeting of supervisors and chair umpires in cooperation with the Sr. Director, Officiating Operations and Technologies.
Develop the meeting agenda for the annual Challenger Supervisor workshop together with the Director, Officiating Development.
Supervise and conduct performance reviews of supervisors.
Oversee Challenger Supervisors evaluation program. 
Monitor implementation and execution of ATP rules and policies.
Outside work approval. 
Oversee the preparation and execution of all non-employed chair umpires' contracts. 
Work a minimum number of tournament weeks in the role of Supervisor.
Serve as leader and role model to Supervisors & Chair Umpires, including ensuring that Supervisors & Chair Umpires are familiar with all department policies.
Assist in the development of testing protocols in support of ATP Competition Committee.

Required Skills and Attributes:
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent understanding of the Rules of Tennis and their application.
Previous experience as a top official.
Perform all duties required in the Job Description of ATP Supervisor.  
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Multilingual (preferred but not required).

Key Performance Measures:
Satisfactory review from SVP, Rules and Competition.
Success of supervisors & chair umpires on the job.

Please send cover letter and CV, with the job title in the subject line of your email and cover letter, to: [email protected]

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Sr. Director, Officiating Operations & Technologies

The Sr. Director, Officiating Operations & Technologies is responsible for monitoring and ensuring the operational and technical aspects of the Officiating Department. The Sr. Director is also responsible for a continuing development and education plan for ATP Tour and ATP Challenger Supervisors and Chair Umpires. This position reports to the SVP, Rules and Competition and requires extensive travel.

Key Responsibilities:
Technology/Protocols Monitoring - Electronic Line Calling, Net Machine and other on-site protocols.
Assist in the development of new software for the ATP Manager system and assist with technical issues.
Manage the radio inventory process/repair and usage instructions
Prepare and monitor Officiating budget together with the Sr. Director Officiating Administration.
Manage the North American Line Umpire program.
Lead the visa program for American Events.
Run the Officiating Clothing program.
Organize the end of year meeting in cooperation with the Sr. Director Officiating Administration.
Monitor COVID-10 protocols.  
Supervise and assign duties to the Director Officiating Development responsible for training and Development of officials – ATP Supervisors, Chair Umpires and Challenger Supervisors. 
Supervise, including conducting performance reviews of the Chair Umpires, both full-time and contract group and with the latter group, have a view to recruitment of additional full-time members of the team.
Work a minimum number of tournament weeks in the role of Supervisor.
Manage the Officiating Award program. 
Work in collaboration with the Sr. Director, Officiating Administration to ensure the effective operation of the Officiating department.
Assist the SVP, Rules and Competition with Special Projects.
Represent the ATP on ITF Technical Commission.
Represent ATP in cooperation with ITF and WTA to plan officiating school worldwide.

Required Skills and Attributes:
Excellent understanding of the Rules of Tennis, protocols, and their application.
Excellence, Commitment & Integrity. 
Experience as a top international official.
Shows great attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Problem solving skills and ability to act decisively.
Ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals with varying backgrounds, including officials, players and tournament personnel.  
Established as a leader.
IT Technical knowledge and in depth understanding of live scoring system.

Key Performance Measures:
Satisfactory review from SVP, Rules and Competition
Operational success of the Officiating Department 

Please send cover letter and CV, with the job title in the subject line of your email and cover letter, to: [email protected]

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