Manager, Partnership Marketing

Metro Corp., Philadelphia, PA USA

Work at Metro Corp.

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

About Us

Metro Corp., the publisher of Boston and Philadelphia magazines, is a regional media company that produces award-winning journalism in print, digital, and social media as well as our area’s best-in-class live and virtual events. From personalities to politics, city life to society, and culture to real estate, our brands spark and influence the most important local conversations of the day. With a dedication to sumptuous design, in-depth storytelling, and indispensable service—including our Weddings and Home magazines—we help our audience develop a deep, personal connection to their hometown and catapult captivating stories and ideas into the spotlight. In addition to our premium content, including our beloved “Best Of” franchises, we also produce our region’s premier experiences, such as our signature Best Of and Taste events. City/Studio is our content and creative shop, connecting businesses with their community and our audience through exceptional custom content.

Position Overview

The Metro Corp Manager, Partnership Marketing is a mid-level marketing professional who will create, implement, and manage external corporate partnerships that enhance the customer experience, provide a significant value to our most loyal customers, and extend customer lifetime value. This role reports directly to the Director, Audience Development, and is responsible for the following:


●Minimum of 3 years of Marketing/Promotion/Partnership or loyalty background – direct experience in campaign/project creation and execution

●Proven success building and maintaining productive partner relationships

●Excellent organizational and analytical skills

●Exceptional oral and written communication skills

●Project management and organizational skills

●Ability to travel as needed to manage/execute campaigns

●Ability to manage multiple projects at any given time

●Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite


●HubSpot or comparable ESP knowledge

●Bachelor’s degree


●Identify, pursue, create, and execute new, innovative external business partnerships and opportunities such as member discounts, virtual events, and experiences, with the goal of driving new revenue, generating promotional exposure, and enhancing the member experience

●Maintain ongoing relationships and communications with identified partners to develop initiatives that are mutually beneficial in driving Metro Corp priorities as well as partner priorities

●Manage campaign execution from start to finish by aligning all involved parties

●Deliver upon goals and metrics as set-forth by Director of Audience

●Manage partnership activation and participation in company events such as Best of, Wine Festival, Whiskey Festival, Taste and Philly Cooks.

●Integrate necessary internal department participation into campaign execution – Marketing, Events Marketing, Sales, Creative, Digital, etc.

●Work closely with Metro Corp Business Manager to manage legal contracts pertaining to marketing/promotional campaigns

●Create and manage budgets for projects

●Work and brainstorm with Sales, Marketing, and Events teams to develop new ideas and opportunities for Metro Corp partnerships

●Develop assets for meetings and pitches in a timely manner including but not limited to pitch-decks, one-sheets and presentations

●Continually evaluate competitors and industry trends

Our Commitment to Diversity

We believe that different backgrounds and perspectives make us a better company. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our goal is to have a staff that is representative of the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBT individuals and other groups historically underrepresented in the publishing and media industry. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

Metro Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.