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MEET ROCKSTAR: KELLY BAXTER

02/25/2014

Kelly Baxter has been a JJ rockstar for over 6 years! Kelly has worked in Customer Service, Sales, and is now the Advertising Co-Op & PR Manager. This rockstar knows what it takes to be a part of a kick a$$ team! 

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When and where was your first job? My first job was at McDonalds in Monticello, IL. I worked there during high school. I guess I’m meant for the restaurant industry. 

How long have you worked at JJ's? 6 years and 1 month

How did you get started at JJ's? I saw a job posting online for a customer service position at Jimmy John’s and it sounded like a good fit. I was fresh out of college and eager to get to work in the “real world.” Moving back in with my parents was not an option, so I had to find a job fast! I applied and was hired to work in the customer service department. The rest is history. 

What do you love most about your job? My fellow teammates. Everyone kicks some serious a$$.

What do you know now that you wish you knew then? Don’t take feedback personally, people are trying to help you.

What is your favorite sandwich? #1, ez mayo, add cuc, cut in 1/2 please

If you could describe yourself in a #hastag, what would it be? #glasshalffull 

Best advice to future JJ Rockstars? Be humble and get over yourself. No task is too small for JJ Rockstars. Take the worst tasks for yourself and don’t underestimate Jimmy John’s! We perform at a level second to none. If you are willing to work hard we will find a place for you.

 

MEET ROCKSTAR: CHRISTINE POTTHAST

02/20/2014

In the past five years Christine has worked as a Guerilla Marketing Specialist, a Training Manger, a Classroom Training instructor, and is now a Training Coordinator. Christine is a true rockstar! 

Christine Potthast

When and where was your first Job? 19 yrs. old I filed medical records at a doctors office in my home town. It was boring but I got to know some jucy info on everyone.

How did you get started at JJ's? My roomate talked to the director of Guerilla Marketing at a career fair and got the job. When I graduated I just needed something to make some money so I begged my friend to get me an interview. I did and five years later I'm still here! 

What do you love most about your job? The people I work with everyday. 

What do you know now that you wish you knew then? Your words are more powerful than you know. 

What is your favorite JJ's sandwich? #9 Unwich ez mayo ez peps add dijon 

If you could describe yourself in a #hashtag, what would it be? #sass

Best advice to future JJ Rockstars? Hard work pays off. 

Jimmy John's Samples Even in the Snow!

02/19/2014

 

Best Valentine's Delivery Ever

02/14/2014

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This dude rocks! Asked Jimmy John's to deliver flowers and chocolates with a sandwich to his girlfriend on Valentine's Day, and we did!!!!

Jimmy John's and Chive On!

01/24/2014

The Chive featured Jimmy John's in their Daily Afternoon Randomness. What's random about being awesome?

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The Next Jimmy John's Idol

01/23/2014

 

Check out this rockstar from the Austin, MN JJ's! This chic can sing! 

Best No Soliciting Sign Ever

01/17/2014

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Sweet Shot Land's Drexel Student a Year of JJ's

01/15/2014

Check out this video of the Drexel University Jimmy John's Shootout Competition. How's that for sandwich excitement?

 

Meet a Rockstar: Jenna Byrne

01/13/2014

Meet Jenna Byrne, Franchise Sales Rockstar who started working at Jimmy John’s 4 years ago. Formerly a Guerrilla Marketer and Marketing Hotline Specialist, Jenna now meets with potential franchisees and works with exisiting franchisees on their growth plans. Check out her rockstar story:

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When and where was your first Job? Lifeguard at the Oak Park Country Club

How did you get started at JJs? I had a friend Mike Monier who was a Guerrilla Marketer tell me how fun his job was. It seemed right up my alley so I sent in my resume and interviewed shortly after.

What other positions have you had at JJs? Guerrilla Marketer, Marketing Hotline Specialist

What do you love most about your job? Meeting new franchisees and spreading the JJ love.

What do you know now that you wish you knew then? Bob Norman told me he heard a panel of our franchisees speak and give advice to newer franchisees. On the panel, Dan Vansteenburg’s advice was about how important it is to always serve others. That stuck with me. I know now how important it is to serve others first. Serve your customers, serve the franchisees, and serve your friends and family.

What is your favorite JJ's sandwich? Slim 1 with bacon

If you could describe yourself in a #hashtag, what would it be? #spunkybada$$

Best advice to future JJ Rockstars? My advice would be to always work hard & bring energy to everything you do in life and at JJ's. The harder I worked, the luckier I got!

Rockstar Delivery Driver's First Music Video

01/10/2014