East/West Tennis Junior Team Tennis Specialist

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📅  Posted 18 days ago 📍 United States
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Job Description

Why Partner with UTR Sports:

UTR Sports is a Silicon Valley company on a mission to revolutionize the game of tennis and pickleball through technology and data. We want to work with people who are team-oriented, willing to roll up their sleeves, and always maintain a high bar for excellence.

Our innovative tools and technology make tennis better for all players and providers, with our gold-standard UTR tennis rating system at the core, the most accurate singles and doubles tennis rating system, powering level-based play around the globe.

UTR Sports creates opportunities and pathways for players from all over the world, in all stages of life, to find better matches and unlock a more fun and flexible experience.

Backed by impressive investors in sports, technology, and media, including Amazon, Roger Federer’s Team8, Novak Djokovic, Endeavor/IMG, Tennis Channel, Tennis Australia, and Larry Ellison.

To learn more, Watch this Video and visit www.universaltennis.com.

The Opportunity:

The UTR Sports Junior Team Tennis (JTT) Specialist is a full-time outbound-facing role consisting of managing, recruiting, and operating the UTR Sports Junior Team Tennis Leagues in the Western or Eastern US.  The JTT Specialist is focused on building and driving the rapid expansion and overall success of the UTR Sports Tennis Leagues for Juniors in either the Eastern or Western US states. 

As a JTT Specialist, you will focus on the overall operation and management of your designated states; finding ways to get Junior tennis players and captains more active and engaged in their tennis community. You will use your talents and enthusiasm for the game to energize local tennis communities, network with and recruit potential captains, as well as create, run, and grow team league opportunities. 

In the league’s pre-launch capacity, you will focus on raising awareness, generating interest, and creating value for the customers. During this phase, you will be responsible for educating and establishing a successful UTR Sports brand. Post-launch, you will be responsible for the overall league growth through the continued recruitment of new captains and retention of current captains. You will learn the ins and outs of using our  Team Tennis software for league setup and management. 

To thrive in this opportunity, you’ll need to influence, sell, and build strong relationships with coaches, captains, and players of all ages and levels, be a strategic thinker, be quick on your feet, as well as friendly, tech-savvy, and be an amazing communicator. This role is for someone who has had experience in the tennis league industry and knows the structure, pain points, and selling points. 

What you Will Do:

  • You will manage, recruit, and engage your given territory for (East/West) UTR Sports Junior Team Tennis, utilizing the provided technology via the UTR Sports Team Leagues Software.
  • You’ll develop strong and trustworthy connections by leveraging your past league coordination or captaining experience to develop the best go-to-market and growth strategies.
  • Daily communication with captains to create a high level of league engagement, education, and player retention
  • Troubleshooting and brainstorming new ideas to drive new registrants and player retention for markets
  • You will analyze league and captain/player success and present monthly analytics reports to the UTR Sports Tennis Leagues Program Manager. 
  • You’ll work closely with the UTR Sports Tennis Leagues team to implement the strategic plan for getting players to register and continue to register in leagues on the UTR Sports platform in your specific territory.
  • This is a full-time, salaried position with UTR Sports. 

What We are Offering:

UTR Sports' goal is to break down barriers and traditional approaches in the sport and grow the game of tennis globally. This role offers commission-based compensation and is designed for someone who wants to merge tennis and business and promote team play in their area!

A reasonable estimate of the current base salary range is $50,000 to 55,000. There is also additional incentive compensation. The total comp for this role will take into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic location differential associated with where the position will be filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We are committed to an inclusive environment. All candidates will be considered on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, non-qualifying mental or physical disability, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Universal Tennis is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA but this position is fully remote, US-based. We are offering a competitive salary with flexible working hours and generous PTO. Our benefits include:

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Paid Time Off (Unlimited Vacation & Sick plus Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Work From Home

  • Active/established tennis league coordinator, 1-2 years experience coordinating or captaining team tennis leagues
  • Organized, systematic, and driven 
  • Demonstrated ability to convince/sell/recruit and network within tennis
  • Knowledge of the UTR rating and its’ value
  • Comfortable and experienced using software/CRM
  • Ability to document and give feedback from clients to certain UTR Sports team members
  • Excellent people management skills as well as written and verbal communication 
  • High standard of execution, extreme ownership, highly responsive
  • Professionalism, integrity, honesty, and ability to confidently represent UTR Sports