Reasons to Join

Work somewhere where we recognise our most important ingredient - you!
  • More than 400 restaurants nationally - and growing!
  • Fast paced environment
  • You'll be supported by your dymanic restaurant team
  • Make the most of our training and benefits

Quality is at our core

It’s the foundation we started with, from the first Papa John’s pizza that was made in a broom closet in Jeffersonville, IN, to now more than 4,900 locations in 37 countries around the world.

Whether it’s our signature sauce, toppings, our original fresh dough, or even the box itself, we invest in our ingredients to ensure that we always give you the finest quality pizza.

With these ingredients we are succeeding within the UK and growing at a rapid rate, which is opening career doors for many people.


Culture: The best ingredient is you

When we say “Better Ingredients, Better Pizza.” we’re not just talking about our dough and sauce. The most important ingredient at Papa John’s is our people.

At Papa John’s, you’re a valued team member right from the start. You’ll be encouraged to contribute your best ideas, share common goals and create collaborative alliances.

You’ll also be given opportunities to improve upon the skills you have, while learning new ones.


We’re part of the community

Not only is Papa John’s committed to our customers and team members, but we also believe in giving back to the communities that support us.

We were a proud supporter of Text Santa in 2015, raising over £200,000!

We continue to support and help raise money for great causes such as Save the Children.


Benefits & Recognition

As a proud Franchise business we encourage each and every Franchise entity to look after their employees in a demanding yet fun environment.

We offer:

  • Flexible Hours
  • Pizza Discounts
  • Training and Recognition Programs
  • Potential to grow with the Brand

Drivers are also eligible for tips and mileage reimbursement.

Career Progression

Set off on a career for progression

At Papa John’s, it’s possible to start with just your talent and become something greater. Here, it’s not uncommon for a team member to transition into management if you work hard, think creatively, contribute your best ideas and come to work ready to assist your team members.
  • Asif Michael

    Operations Specialist, Head Office

    “I joined Papa John’s East Croydon store in 2005 as a part time Pizza maker / Driver. I made my way up and became a store manager in 2 years time.

    In 2009 I was awarded UK’s best manager of the year. This was a big achievement for me and brought me closer to the company, then in 2010 I was promoted as a Multi Unit manager which gave me a better understanding of the company and brand.”

    In 2011 when I got the opportunity to join the corporate team as a Brand Excellence Manager in Papa Johns Training department, I came to know that how good the company is and whatever they say in their core values (FASPAC) they fulfil. Like Papa means (People are priority always) and I was given all the priority / opportunities when it comes to any ideas, suggestions or recognising and appreciations.”

  • Nadeem Aslam

    Operations Manager

    “I have grown up with Papa John’s, joining the company over 10 years ago. It gave me the opportunity to grow and understand business, as well as helping me mature into the man I am today.

    We deliver a great product and I am passionate about delivering that quality every day in every store and have pride in what I do. I am part of a growing brand which is motivating.”