Advertising & Partnerships Coordinator

Department: Marketing & Communications
Available: Immediately

Position Summary

The Advertising and Partnerships Coordinator supports the Senior Director, Sales and Marketing in the delivery of an overall marketing and sales strategy to support all the needs of the Metropolitan Opera, ensuring the paid advertising activity is implemented to schedule and on budget. The Advertising and Partnerships Coordinator also provides support to the Director, Partnerships & Audience Initiatives to identify and develop partnerships and promotions to broaden the Met’s audiences.  

Primary Responsibilities


  • Shepherd in-house season campaigns from concept through execution to ensure proper implementation
  • Manage internal advertising deadlines and approval processes
  • Upload all traditional creative materials to the respective channels (print, television, radio, etc.). Coordinate with traditional media buying agency to directly liaise with ad reps and trafficking departments to ensure that creative materials are received and to spec.
  • Ensure and maintain advertising cross-platform campaigns across multiple media channels, including but not limited to: print, broadcast, outdoor, paid online display, and paid search
  • Maintain relationships and act as direct liaison between the Met’s Marketing department and various media and advertising agencies
  • Compile all internal resources for agency use – photos, copy, video, etc.
  • Maintain up-to-date agency resources
  • Manage and update deadline calendar for all in-house advertising creative material
  • Coordinate weekly Advertising Agency/Creative meeting
  • Manage reservations and insertion orders for media as required
  • Maintain and update advertising reports (results, tracking, expenses, campaign overviews, etc.)
  • Ensure all advertising invoices are accurate, and oversee paid advertising departmental budget
  • Identify new media opportunities and services, compile proposals and make recommendations based on marketing goals and budget
  • Proofing as necessary


  • Work with Director of Partnerships and Audience Initiatives to identify and develop creative marketing partnerships to extend the audiences and to maximize the current program of external collaborations
  • Co-plan and assist onsite at various marketing events, including the “Fridays Under 40” event series, the Front of House initiative, open houses, Met Student events, and various off-site promotional events as well


  • Coordinate the internal setup of promotions, including source codes, promotion codes and offer details; and communicate offer details to internal departments
  • Track and report on efficacy of promotions, investigate new promotion channels and make recommendations


  • Coordinate production of printed collateral for select programs and events
  • Support the Opera Guild in the sale of advertising in the annual Season Book
  • Support other members of the marketing and media teams as necessary

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent (preferably in Marketing, Advertising, or Business Administration)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in marketing
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to prioritize in high-pressure environment
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Tessitura a plus
  • Knowledge of and interest in opera/the performing arts a plus
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be flexible in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Innovative and enthusiastic team player
  • Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends

To Apply:

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