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Employment for The Championships 2015

Ball boys and ball girls

Supplied from local schools. Not individually recruited.

Catering

F.M.C. Ltd is the official caterer to The Championships. Their address is: Church Road, Wimbledon, LONDON, SW19 5AE.

They are looking for managers, chefs, team support, food service assistants, silver service, plate waiting and bar staff. Staff are required for the dates of The Championships and for a set-up period beforehand. Hours of work and pay are by arrangement. Applicants must provide evidence of the relevent documentation entitling them to work in the UK. Applicants should be self confident with good communication skills and enjoy a challenge.

Court attending and cleaning services

Leisure Support Services is the provider of cleaning and court attendance services at both the Qualifying Tournament and The Championships. A range of roles are available from May through to August, including: supervisors, administrators, team leaders, court attendants, day cleaners and night cleaners. Shifts are available for the pre-event period, the Qualifying Tournament, The Championships and the post-event period.

Data collectors and other temporary support services

There are a number of vacancies for Data Collectors to collect match statistics. Applications are invited from EU citizens or from those who hold a valid permit to work in the UK. Candidates must have a passion for, and excellent knowledge of tennis, together with plenty of playing experience.  Applicants should possess excellent communications skills in English, self confidence and the ability to work effectively under pressure.

Drivers

The AELTC runs a transport service for players and officials during The Championships.  All applicants must have at least 5 years driving experience, a manual licence and a good knowledge of Central and S.W. London.

If you have any queries please send an email to info@corniche-events.com.

Lawn Tennis Association

Since 1920, the LTA has worked in partnership with the AELTC to stage The Championships. The LTA do not recruit specifically for The Championships, however they often have exciting job opportunities that are advertised throughout the year. For further details on positions with the governing body for tennis in Britain. 

Security

G4S Security Services (UK) is the official provider of security to The Championships. 

Umpires

There are 330 umpires (chair umpires and line umpires) officiating at The Championships. Around 60 of these officials are from overseas and the remaining 270 umpires are members of the Association of British Tennis Officials (ABTO).

If you would like to train to become an official, please contact

LTA Officiating
National Tennis Centre
100 Priory Lane
Roehampton
London SW15 5JQ

or email: officiating@LTA.org.uk

Please note that LTA Officiating do not recruit umpires specifically for The Championships. Significant training and experience working at other events is essential before umpires can be considered to officiate at The Championships.

PLEASE NOTE: Many people apply to several organisations for tournament work, which is quite understandable. However, if you accept a job with one organisation but then decide to accept a position, for whatever reason, with another, it would be greatly appreciated by all concerned if you would let all relevant parties know of your plans. It causes a great deal of unnecessary extra work, especially close to the start of the event, for organisations who suddenly find they do not have the full complement of staff they thought they had recruited.

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