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Position:          Public Relations Coordinator

Reports to:       Director of Communications




The Public Relations Coordinator plays a key role in the public relations efforts of the USPTA including the creation and implementation of campaigns that promote the association’s mission.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as primary staff writer, including speeches, press releases, feature stories and editorial content.
  • Serve as primary editor for the association’s ADDvantage monthly magazine.
  • Manage press release distribution.
  • Maintain the newsroom and ADDvantage Magazine sections of the USPTA website.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly membership e-newsletter.
  • Develop content, maintain and enhance social media channels, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Annual conference tasks to include but not limited to: trade show liaison, conference App updates and push notifications, social media posts, signage, conference program creation to include bios of speakers, daily event schedule etc.
  • Build and maintain relationships with tennis media, including print, online and television.
  • Support USPTA staff as needed.


Required Competencies

  • Superior writing and editing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Teamwork capacity
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Time management
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Strategic thinking

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, public relations or related field
  • Minimum 2-5 years of public relations or communications experience
  • Exceptional knowledge of public relations/communications strategies
  • Advanced computer knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Skilled in all forms of social media
  • Knowledge/experience using AP style guides
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop


Preferred Experience

  • Tennis playing/coaching experience
  • Database Management


Supervisory Responsibility

This role has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  This position may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and typical hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change based on the needs of the office or strengths of the candidate at any time with or without notice.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to careers@uspta.org