Communications Manager (Chili's Grill & Bar)

Corporate Communications / Public Relations

Dallas, TX

December 6, 2017

Manager of Communications, Chili’s
Dallas TX (North Dallas)
What does it mean to be a BrinkerHead? We play like a team, take pride in our culture and seek every opportunity to make people feel special. Life is short. Work happy. At Brinker, we connect, serve and give to create the best life for our Team Members, Guests and community. Through our cultural beliefs, Brinker empowers its Team Members to positively impact our 4 Key Results: Engaging Team Members, Bringing Back Guests, Growing Sales and Increasing Profits.
Job Summary
Chili’s Grill and Bar is looking for a Communications Manager to develop and deploy communications for the Chili’s Brand. This individual will support multiple platforms and channels such as internal and external communications, presentation building, announcements, and Chili’s weekly operator newsletter. Your contribution will ensure that our organization increases Team Member brand awareness, showcasing that Chili’s is a best place to work. The right candidate will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with cross functional teams.
Your Key Job Functions
Internal Communication:
  • Drives Chili’s communication strategy, message development and announcement strategies. Develops internal and external communications programs that create positive recognition of the company’s vision, values and business strategies to increase Team Member engagement.
  • Manages the development, creation and execution of rich & creative content including scripts, speeches, web content, presentations/decks, announcements and other material while ensuring all messages align with Chili’s strategy and initiatives.
  • Develop and draft weekly newsletter for Chili’s field operations
  • Draft, proofread and edit internal and external communications, reports, presentations and other written materials.
  • Sets agenda and cadence for company meetings & events for delivery of company culture and business strategy.
  • Ensures consistent messaging in partnership with PR and Brand communications across Chili’s Brand
  • Be a champion for change management; cascading the message across the brand.
    The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate and bring to life the Brinker cultural beliefs to drive our 4 key results:
  • Feedback’s Priceless – I see more through other’s feedback.
  • Own it – I own, drive, and achieve key results.
  • Win Together – I work across boundaries to achieve results.
  • Trust Matters – I act in a manner that cultivates trust in others.
  • Thinking Forward – I think and act in a manner that delivers desired future results.
What You Bring to the Team
  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • 3+ years related experience of progressive and complex communication.
  • A keen understanding of how to craft and communicate a compelling message, and the ability to command the respect of – and influence – a wide variety of audiences, both external and internal.
  • A high degree of comfort working at the senior management level and across different functional groups.
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Smartsheet, Word, Publisher
  • Graphic design experience a plus
  • Restaurant Operations preferred but not required
Why Brinker
  • Competitive salary.
  • Every team member working at the Restaurant Support Center (aka Brinker headquarters) eligible for annual bonus potential.
  • Generous dining discounts at Brinker owned brands.
  • A choice of healthcare plans, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match and generous holidays.
  • Onsite gym plus opportunities to increase your wellbeing with onsite Yoga and boot camp programs.
  • Work/Life/Fun balance in a casual and collaborative work environment.
  • Team members enjoy company-wide events and celebrations.