Jimmy John’s, bolstered by its strong sales momentum to begin 2021 behind the launch of its Sandwich of SandwichesSM campaign, is planning to hire up to 10,000 employees to support its more than 2,600 restaurant locations nationwide. Jimmy John’s three-day national hiring campaign event beginning today through Thursday, May 27 from 2-5 p.m., will aim to attract and hire talent for various positions on the spot across its system for both corporate and franchisee-owned restaurant roles.
Jimmy John’s passion for sandwiches is unmatched which is why the brand is looking to grow its team with those that are equally as passionate. Additionally, Jimmy John’s franchise system is in a competitive position in the industry to attract and retain top-notch talent, with flexible hours and some offering base hourly wages well above the national average. Eligible candidates will learn fundamental life skills, including leadership, management, customer service, and prioritization through employee training, growth, and development programs at Jimmy John’s. Employees at company-owned store and corporate locations are eligible for other unique benefits including employee retention bonuses, referral incentives, advancement opportunities, tuition assistance, paid time off, parental family leave, 401(k) contribution, monthly and quarterly bonuses and more.
“It’s an incredibly exciting time for our brand and our teams are more committed than ever before, and that means that we have a greater need for talent than ever before. The Jimmy John’s brand has seen tremendous growth and sustained demand across its more than 2,600 locations since the beginning of the year,” says Sarah Mueth, Chief Operating Officer for Jimmy John’s. “Many of our franchise owners and brand leaders began their careers in our restaurants, and our jobs have always presented unique opportunities for those looking to learn new skills, save for continued education, or chart their path to a successful career. Whether in management, on the line, or back of house, the skill sets developed as a Jimmy John’s team member help lay the foundation for a strong future.”
2021 has already been a transformative year for Jimmy John’s, a category leader in freshness, quality and order and delivery execution, as the brand continues to evolve and to elevate the overall guest experience to meet the changing tastes of its guests. As part of a broader brand evolution which began in February this year, Jimmy John’s has been focused on continuing to reach new guests and refining its channels and operations to meet customers where they are by menu innovation, a refreshed visual identity and a national creative campaign focused on sandwich excellence debuting on television advertising’s biggest stage.