Sales Director, Media Network & Partnership

R40736 | 2024/01/19  
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 Pizza restaurants, is seeking a Sales Director, Media Network & Partnership. This exciting opportunity will be based at our Corporate Support Center in Irving, TX and will report to the VP, Global Licensing, Media & Branded Entertainment.

JOB SUMMARY:

The CEC Media Network and Partnership Sales Director will generate new and incremental revenue via the sale of DOOH advertising across the in-store CEC Media Network, which includes over 5,000 screens in all fun centers across the US, as well as event sponsorship, consumer promotions and experiential programs. The Director will be accountable for delivering on revenue goals, while following the Company’s mantra in all restaurant policies and procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Media Sales & Client Relationships

  • Identify brand and agency prospects for the sale of DOOH advertising for the CEC Media Network, as well as customized sponsorship programs including experiential and consumer promotions.
  • Develop and execute a strategic sales plan for all key categories.
  • Leverage existing relationships and gain access to brand and agency decision makers to present program opportunities, including development of custom proposals with Creative Manager.
  • Negotiate and close programs garnering sales revenue and promotion of Chuck E. Cheese.
  • Maintain excellent client relationships.

Program Execution & Reporting

  • Manage Sponsorship Account Manager to ensure execution and post-reporting for all programs.
  • Maintain regular communication with the corporate Management team to ensure understanding and support for all client partnership initiatives.
  • Attend director/manager meetings and participate as required in company-wide management to learn partnership initiatives.
  • Create and submit required reports.

SKILLS & GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • College Degree (or experience equivalent) in Marketing, Business, or a related field required.
  • 10+ years of advertising, media, out of home, or sponsorship sales experience.
  • Proven track record of closing sponsorship, DOOH and media sales programs.
  • Established network of media buyer and agency relationships.
  • Strong financial skills for budgeting purposes and the ability to analyze statistical information.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to present to corporate clients, advertising agencies and park management.
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is a must.
  • Out of the box, creative thinker with an enthusiastic attitude.
  • Must be well organized with excellent time management skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 30% of the time.

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 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 as 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.