Partnership Account Manager

R42854 | 2024/02/28  
1707 Market Place Blvd.
Suite 200
Irving
Texas
75063

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At CEC Entertainment, we build careers around great food, family, and fun! Our purpose and our passion is to create the best place for kids and families to eat and play!

Job Description

At CEC Entertainment, we build careers around great food, family, and fun! Our purpose and our passion is to create the best place for kids and families to eat and play!

CEC Entertainment, the global leader in family entertainment and operator of Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper restaurants, is seeking a Partnership Account Manager to join our team.  This position is based at our Corporate Support Center in Irving, TX.

We’re looking for a talented, passionate individual with outstanding communication skills to join our Licensing, Media & Entertainment Division. This individual will manage the day-to-day execution of media partnership programs, including coordination with internal divisions and field locations, and provide general support to the division across various duties as needed.  This highly organized individual must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline sensitive environment, and be able to hit the ground running.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Work closely with Licensing, Media & Entertainment team, Partners, and internal divisions on the development and execution of media campaigns and partner promotions for the CEC Media Network.
  • Lead execution for partners campaigns by communicating requirements and gathering proper sign off from internal and external partners. 
  • Work with creative, marketing and operations teams to ensure timely approvals and delivery of all collateral.
  • Ensure all program requirements and contractual deliverables are met, solicit audit materials and compile post-campaign recaps.
  • Foster strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, while serving as a partner providing day-to-day integration and coordination of programs.
  • Supervise client contact lists, partner status reports and partner database.
  • Maintain and update Media Network calendar and manage promotional inventory.
  • Assist the Sales Director in developing custom proposals for prospect meetings and managing media valuation worksheets.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree in Media or Advertising preferred
  • 1+ years’ experience in managing multiple projects and/or processes
  • Agency account management or corporate program management experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage several on-going projects simultaneously
  • Ability to build rapport and credibility with internal and external business partners
  • Excellent and encouraging communication skills; verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal
  • Solid working knowledge in Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Enthusiasm for working as a member of a creative team with entrepreneurial spirit and a dedicated work ethic

Physical Demands:
To perform the duties of this position, the incumbent must have the ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, twist, reach, and carry, lift, pull, push between 1 – 25 lbs. Incumbent must use a computer, with the repetitive movement of both hands. Incumbent must be able to work an 8-hour shift, with some overtime. Incumbent must also be available to travel to various locations by airplane or by operating a vehicle if needed. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions is included. 

The Company:

CEC Entertainment, LLC ("CEC"), headquartered in Irving, Texas is the nationally recognized leader in family entertainment and dining with its Chuck E. Cheese, Peter Piper Pizza brands and virtual kitchen concept, Pasqually's Pizza & Wings.

As the place where half a million happy birthdays are celebrated every year, Chuck E. Cheese's goal is to create positive, lifelong memories for families through fun, food, and play and is the place Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. Committed to providing a fun, safe environment, Chuck E. Cheese helps protect families through industry-leading programs such as Kid Check. As a strong advocate for its local communities, Chuck E. Cheese has donated more than $19 million schools through its fundraising programs. Peter Piper Pizza features dining, entertainment and carryout with a neighbor-hood pizzeria feel and "pizza made fresh, families made happy" culture.

Peter Piper Pizza takes pride in delivering quality food and fun that reconnects family and friends. Created in 2020, Pasqually's Pizza & Wings offers a distinct, customized eating experience outside of a restaurant environment that amplifies classic pizza and wings and operates out of 400 ghost locations nationwide. The Company and its franchise operate a system of nearly 600 Chuck E. Cheese and more than 120 Peter Piper Pizza venues, with locations in 47 states and 17 foreign countries and territories. For more information, visit chuckecheese.com, pasquallyspizza.com, and peterpiperpizza.com.

Benefits:

CEC Entertainment offers a wide variety of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) retirement savings plan to eligible U.S. employees as part of their overall employment package. We also offer job training and career growth opportunities. Chuck E. Cheese is a "Work Today, Get Paid Tomorrow" employer.

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At CEC Entertainment, we believe that our workforce should reflect the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of many guests we serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, genetics, gender identify, gender ex-pression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state or local protected class.