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Director - Real Estate Job

Job Number: 2017-6206

Address: 2002 Papa John's Blvd

Location: Louisville, KY

Date Posted: 6-18-2017



TheDirector of Real Estate will direct all aspects of new and existing national corporate and franchise real estate development, from strategic market planning through site acquisition.

  • Develop, implement and maintain a strategic real estate market plan for each market. This requires significant field time in each market analyzing trade areas, drive times, demographics and competition.
  • Identify new trade areas for growth opportunities.
  • Review new and existing franchise real estate for compliance to standard.
  • Monitor progress on franchisees development schedule and negotiate extensions and amendments as necessary while insuring the company's corporate development goals.
  • Evaluate and approve site selection for all new store development and ensure PJI standards are maintained.
  • Works directly with cross functional teams to include legal, operations, finance and development.



  • Understanding of real estate demographics, development, site selection and finance.
  • Proven ability to remain organized, have attention to detail and meet or exceed deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills required.
  • Construction project experience including budgeting a plus.
  • Legal background a plus.
  • Proficient with MS Office.


  • Bachelor's Degree Required.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in real estate development required.
  • Experience In Restaurant Development Preferred.


  • Travel on average 42 weeks out of the year with a home office.


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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