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Daily Tennis News Briefs 13Mar14

                                   

 

 

 

 

 


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Thursday, March 13, 2014

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Murray Insists Results Are Health Related

Andy Murray insists he is struggling to reclaim his Wimbledon winning touch after returning to the ATP World Tour from back surgery but insists the absence of coach Ivan Lendl from all but one of his tournaments this year has nothing to do with his travails.

 

Federer Likes Having Edberg On His Team 

Roger Federer is clearly reveling in the luxury of having his boyhood hero Stefan Edberg as an occasional coach. So much so that the pair has announced the cooperation will last until at least the end of 2014.

 

Azarenka Withdraws From Miami

Victoria Azarenka's continuing foot injury drama has forced the two-time champion to withdraw from next week's Miami Masters. The Belarus player who lost her opening match at Indian Wells and admitted her foot - inflamed between toes - was still a problem, won the Miami title in 2009 and 2011.

 

Wawrinka Says He Did Not Have Enough Energy

Stanislas Wawrinka says the effort of returning after his Australian Open win left him lacking  energy during a three-set defeat to Kevin Anderson in the fourth round of Indian Wells

 

Raonic Says Wawrinka Has Given Encouragement To Top Players

Milos Raonic thinks Stanislas Wawrinka's win over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final has motivated the rest of the field. 

''I think everybody sort of in that top 10 range, also a little bit outside trying to break through, took a deep breath and said, 'Why can't that be me?''' said Raonic after defeating Andy Murray at Indian Wells.

 

Larson Visits With Tennis People At Indian Wells

During the tournament at Indian Wells Daily Tennis News publisher Bob Larson sits at the Indian Wells media-player lunchroom daily. He traditionally spends every day sitting at the first outdoors table visiting with tennis people.

Some of those who stopped by Wednesday were Mark Stenning, Brett Hobden, Gus Sampras, Lisa Somermeier, Ron Woods, John Pratt and Ted Stevens.

 

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Tennis Job Classifieds

Title:  Digital Specialist
Dept:  Racquet Sports
Location: Chicago

Resumes to:  rsjobs@wilson.com

OVERVIEW:

Wilson Sporting Goods is looking for a Digital Specialist to be responsible for supporting the design and implementation of all digital and community based assets for the Racquet Sports Division.  This hands-on role will execute the development and implementation of digital materials that support and improve the company’s online user experience while systematically growing the brands reach and presence. 

Specific duties may include:

  • Support the development, implementation and evolution of the Wilson Racquet Sports Divisions Business to Consumer (B2C) and Business to Business (B2B) online programs

  • Administer and monitor the businesses digital media strategies and performance, including scheduling, budgets and providing periodic status reports to management, and incorporating feedback to and from the executive level 

  • Administer and support the brands Social Media strategy and targeted marketing programs such as SEM, SEO, CRM, online media and other acquisition and customer retention programs

  • Administer and manage the scope of work with outside digital agencies and in-house marketing team to achieve critical online growth goals

  • Manage the user experience (UX) for Wilson.com/tennis and support the further development of Wilson’s global web presence

  • Manage brand and retail partner website shopping cart strategies including maintenance and brand promotional execution

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors Degree in design, marketing, computer science, or extensive and relevant experience

  • 3 years experience in completing and managing online projects with minimal oversight and against aggressive timelines

  • 3 years online support experience with a strong technical foundation

  • 3 years experience with online content management

  • 3 years experience drawing conclusions and creating action plans based on analysis of data

  • Previous Tennis experience is highly preferred (playing, coaching)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to digest web and online sales metrics to demonstrate return on investment and overall performance

  • Extensive experience in building brand communities utilizing social media content appropriate for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc

  • Comprehensive knowledge of e-marketing strategies and implementation, including website content management, search engine optimization and tracking, database management, email marketing

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple requests at once

  • Continual attention to detail in producing deliverables, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines

  • Experience with working with marketing and sales professionals desirable

  • Strong knowledge of web technologies (HTML & JavaScript & Flash)

  • Limited travel about 5%

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is the brand behind more winning moments in sports every day than any other brand in the world.  We have been at the heart of sports history for almost a century, and no other company has been as influential and intimately involved in shaping the games of tennis, golf, baseball and American football as Wilson. 

If you meet our requirements and are interested in joining our legacy of achievement, please send your resume to rsjobs@wilson.com with subject line:  Digital Specialist.  We offer a casual, comfortable work environment and excellent benefits.

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