Corp Affairs & Sustainblty Mgr | Atlanta, GA | Papa John's

Corp Affairs & Sustainblty Mgr


The Manager, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability delivers Papa John’s corporate responsibility initiatives to demonstrate commitment to the company’s purpose and values to key stakeholders, our customers, and our communities. He/she will execute the PJI integrated and coordinated corporate responsibility strategy that drives business outcomes, enhances reputation, and supports the organization’s culture, purpose, and values. He/she will partner across the organization to create and drive awareness and visibility of our corporate responsibility initiatives across multiple stakeholder groups. He/she will manage corporate responsibility awareness goals against set KPIs.


  • Support Papa John’s philanthropic mission and visions, including the Papa John’s Foundation
  • Support the execution of the foundation’s annual fundraising initiative, oversee grant-making strategy
  • Serve as an ESG subject matter expert for the company and stay current on emerging trends, including expectations for transparency and reporting
  • Provide recommendations to improve ESG scores with ISS, SASB, GRI and other reporting standards, as appropriate
  • Work cross-functionally with various stakeholders across the company (e.g., HR, DEI, Supply Chain, Marketing) to champion and influence projects related to corporate ESG activities
  • Manage relationships with the company's and the Papa John’s foundation’s philanthropic partners; develop programs with these partners that generate impact and deliver on goals
  • Manage communications plan to drive awareness of the company’s corporate responsibility initiatives, including supporting the development of the Corporate Responsibility report
  • Measure KPI performance across a variety of initiatives; provide ongoing reporting


  • Analytical Skills: effectively uses data to generate insights for operations excellence
  • Planning & Prioritization: highest impact, highest value
  • Financial & Business Acumen
  • Communicates Effectively and Candidly; understands how to develop messages for different audiences and is an effective storyteller
  • Problem Solving; ability to use rigorous logic to solve problems with innovative effective solutions
  • Process Improvement: Strive to continually improve
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues of all levels and build cross-functional relationships; able to work directly with and influence senior leadership
  • 5+ years prior experience in a corporate environment managing CSR/sustainability initiatives or relevant agency or non-profit experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing
  • Well-versed on the CSR/sustainability landscape, trends, and influencers
  • Passionate about making a meaningful impact through executing programs as well as engaging with stakeholders to inform and excite
  • A proven track-record for establishing metrics, setting goals, and delivering results

It is the policy of Papa John’s to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status or civil partnership, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, uniformed service (as defined by 10 U.S.C. §101 (a)(5)), protected disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, or gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by statute or law.