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Client Services Specialist Job

Job Number: 2017-6246

Address: 2002 Papa John's Blvd

Location: Louisville, KY

Date Posted: 7-21-2017



Primary role is to serve both as a sales representative and client support for Papa John's corporate and franchise restaurants, and is the primary contact and source of information for client's jobs. Provide exemplary client service while processing print and promotional orders and troubleshoot all issues as it relates to production and delivery of all PJ Standard and custom print orders and all promotional orders. Ensure a high-quality product is delivered in a timely manner. Secondary role is to work closely with the Papa John's Marketing teams (Clients) and other internal Papa John's groups to build positive relationships and to ensure National and Local promotions are executed seamlessly as well as all other PJ marketing jobs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Learns and understands the client's needs and listens for any opportunity to sell new service or product to a client. Responsible for primary communication between client and plant once order has been initiated. Maintains client relations and client satisfaction.
  • Answers a large volume of incoming phone calls from clients, and communicating in a professional manner so that the client's needs are understood.
  • Review and process Papa John's orders received via telephone, fax, email or (fulfillment website)
  • Takes job specs in complete detail from client, creates a job jacket/ticket and prepares job for plant/production planner/purchasing.
  • Complete estimates for all custom PJ work and communicate the pricing information to the client.
  • Ensures each job is produced efficiently and to the client's specifications. Provides clear direction to plant/production planners and production personnel to interpret client requirements.
  • Coordinate proof approvals with clients. Obtains accurate client deadline dates and advises production whenever copy, proofs and/or art will be delayed or when deadlines must be changed.
  • Serves the client by problem solving, gathering and transmitting information as needed and demanding the highest quality product.
  • Communicates any problems and changes to job as indicated by production planner to plant personnel, sales representative and clients.
  • Communicate with clients in a professional manner regarding job status, updates, changes, etc. Process change orders as needed.
  • Investigate client concerns, troubleshoot issues and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Consults with cilents' their budget and estimated pricing to analyze alternative methods of printing, size adjustments for cost savings and or/alternate vendor pricing or products.
  • Prioritize large volume of jobs within required deadlines.
  • Assist other Client Service Specialists and other departments when needed.
  • Help develop ideas and incentives to drive new business; identify customer issues/barrier to using PMS for their print/promotions marketing needs.
  • Research invoice questions and/or discrepancies and process credit requests as needed.
  • Attends scheduled internal and PJ sales/production/creative/marketing meetings and participates in training.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision; take ownership of work.



  • Proficient experience with Word, Excel and Powerpoint required.
  • Experience with print management software and Peoplesoft preferred.
  • Print knowledge preferred.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Two (2) to four (4) years customer service experience required, preferably in the print industry.


Exciting things are happening at Papa John's corporate restaurants. Work where the best ingredient is YOU!

Great things are happening at Papa John's! If you are looking for a fulfilling career with an international company, flavored with challenging work, mixed with professional development opportunities, a competitive salary and a collaborative team environment, then look no further! Papa John's seeks people who share our philosophy for success, are looking for quality business practices and meaningful work. All these combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members!

Papa John's has over 5,000 locations in 44 countries and territories around the world. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Driven to be the best. Better Ingredients. Better People. ®

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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