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To build a great sandwich, we start with exceptional quality ingredients. Then we add a dash of teamwork, attention to detail and lots of care–and presto–a delicious sandwich!

Similarly, to build a great company, we start with exceptionally friendly people. Then, we add professional training, a career path for growth and encouragement to advance as high as your ambition takes you–and presto–success!

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Building the Potbelly Nation

We are opening more shops in neighborhoods across the country. This growth means more opportunity for you, whether it’s in our shops or at our Support Center. We’re looking for leaders at every level who have positive energy, great teamwork skills and the desire to succeed both personally and professionally. We are creating the Potbelly Nation. You can help us build it!

Not an Ordinary Place to Work

The unique Potbelly experience is created through simple, fresh and tasty food, local neighborhood décor and friendly employees whose mission is to make people really happy. We run a simple business with no fryers, late nights or alcohol. We offer great benefits, a fun shop environment and the chance to work with amazingly friendly people. Potbelly invests hours of skills and leadership training in all employees from day one, preparing them for the next stop on their Potbelly Journey. Whether it’s a promotion from Associate to Certified Trainer to Catering Coordinator, or General Manager to District Manager to Support Center, our employees are given opportunities to achieve big dreams and goals.

World-Class Benefits

Potbelly offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit plan for our eligible employees including our hourly and salaried folks.

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Caring for our Neighborhoods

At Potbelly, we believe in giving back to our local communities through shop fundraising and non-profit partnerships in our neighborhoods. We also believe that a happy earth means happy people. With our green initiatives like shop recycling, energy efficient lighting and earth-friendly cleaning supplies, we strive to make decisions that are respectful of our planet's resources.

career journey
The Potbelly Advantage. Our Vision: We are creating the Potbelly Nation. We want our customers to feel that we are their neighborhood sandwich shop and tell others about our awesome products, people and place. Our Mission: Make people really happy. Make more money. Improve every day. Our Passion. Be the best place for lunch. Our values: How we lead: Deliver results through execution. Build and inspire teams Create Potbelly 'fans'. How we behave: Integrity. Food Loving. Teamwork. Accountability. Positive Energy. Coaching.