Specialist, Public Relations and Corporate Communications

R53500 | 2024/04/16  
1707 Market Place Blvd.
Suite 200

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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 Specialist, Public Relations and Corporate Communications to join our team.  This position is based at our Corporate Support Center in Irving, TX and will report directly to the Department Head Alejandra Brady.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Develop, manage, and pitch media that results in media coverage for all functions of the enterprise.
  • Support communications team with needs including logistics, writing content, budgeting, and vendor management.
  • Support Internal Corporate Communications, including writing and editing monthly newsletters and internal announcements across various departmental communications, and support DEI Council Communications efforts.
  • Must maintain a high-level understanding of industry trends affecting the company and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them.
  • Involved in corporate public/community relations programs.
  • Support award submissions for the company as well as senior or leadership awards nationally and locally.
  • Manage Fan mail and support long-term planning campaigns for internal and external audiences.
  • Represent the CEC brand in thought, word, and deed at all times.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, or a related field required.
  • 5+ years of PR experience with a proven track record in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Consumer experience a plus.Experience with crisis communications for a highly visible, consumer-facing brand is required.
  • Project management skillsability to run programs and manage timelines
  • Ability to proactively identify communications opportunities and develop supporting programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including expertise in AP style.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

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.


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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.


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.