Sr Director Corp Communication



We are looking for a Senior Director of Corporate Communications. You will:

  • Lead Papa John's external communications strategy and execution, including consumer PR and external corporate communications initiatives such as corporate announcements, reputation initiatives, thought leadership and executive visibility
  • Develop strategic consumer and brand PR initiatives that align with business goals and drive awareness, understanding and relevance with target customer audiences
  • Collaborate with the marketing, product and technology teams to develop integrated campaigns and programs
  • Drive proactive reputation initiatives that create a positive perception of the company, brand and its leaders with key external stakeholders
  • Protect the company and brand reputation by effectively managing both national and store-level issues
  • Position the company and its leaders as industry experts; develops and coaches internal spokespeople
  • Oversee corporate storytelling through the company's owned channels; leverages new channels to tell compelling stories
  • Build and maintain relationships with key business, consumer and trade media
  • Develop all corporate messaging and works across the company to drive a consistent narrative
  • Define clear, measurable goals and uses to data to drive improvements
  • Build a high-functioning team and effectively leverages agency partners to execute outstanding work


Have what it takes?

  • 12+ years communications experience; agency and in-house experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success in developing and executing creative, impactful PR campaigns that drive measurable results
  • Able to work in an integrated team and collaborate to develop insight-driven, earned-first creative
  • Experience managing significant reputational issues and creating pro-active reputation campaigns
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, often under tight deadlines
  • Able to be hands-on, as needed, with the execution as well as operating at a strategic level
  • Experience as a trusted partner to the most senior leaders of a company
  • Creative and willing to do what's never been done, while bringing people along with change
  • Strong coach/mentor to team members


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. ®