Full-Time

Press Director

Posted on 5/9/2024

The Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera

1,001-5,000 employees

Streaming service for live and recorded opera

Entertainment

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Journalism
Marketing
Requirements
  • Exceptional leadership skills and management capabilities
  • Considerable experience in not-for-profit organization public relations or a closely related background
  • Strong interpersonal abilities
  • Knowledge of opera and a keen interest in the art form
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in public relations, communications or journalism
Responsibilities
  • Defining and implementing a Press strategy
  • Identifying story ideas driven by the Met’s artistic program
  • Serving as a key point of contact for journalists
  • Generating publicity in international markets for the Met’s Live in HD broadcasts
  • Working closely with the Assistant General Manager for Marketing and Communications
  • Managing the Met’s Press team
  • Overseeing press ticketing and press duty scheduling
  • Overseeing the production of news releases
  • Facilitating the work of external reporters, videographers, and photographers

The Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera

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The Metropolitan Opera provides on-demand access to a diverse collection of over 800 complete performances, utilizing subscription streaming services and live in HD cinema transmissions as its primary technologies.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$1M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1883

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

14%