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Chicago, IL 60664
McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands
in the world, with restaurants in over 120 countries and billions of customers
served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a
legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are
growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to
make a different McDonald’s but to build a better McDonald’s.
We are a people business just as much as we are a restaurant
business. We strive to be the most inclusive brand on the planet by building
complementary teams who create delicious, feel good moments that are easy for
everyone to enjoy. Joining McDonald’s means thinking big every day and
preparing for a career that can have impact around the world.
We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for
people, our industry and the planet. From bold recycling initiatives and
sustainable sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House
Charities, we see every day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our
customers, our people and our partners.
Our new, state-of-the art headquarters is located in the
booming West Loop area in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is set up to be a
global hub that cultivates innovation: take a class at Hamburger University,
sample future menu items in our Test Kitchen, and utilize the latest technology
to stay connected with your team around the globe. With monthly organized
events, massive outdoor spaces, an 8000 square foot gym, and an onsite McDonald’s
serving international favorites, our office helps us connect with each other
like never before.
A member of the US System Communications Initiative and
Channel team, responsible for preparing visual, multimedia and written
communications in support of key initiative and business-plan needs.
Responsible for leading key partner relationships and upholding established
internal communications processes and protocols.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at
our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,
national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran
status, or disability status.
+ BA/BS degree required
Preferred Qualifications :
The ideal candidate for this role is a:
+ Modern, creative communicator: Experienced in design and digital communications platforms (including platforms such as Adobe Creative Suite, Unily, Brightcove, Poppulo and Yammer)
+ Dot-connector. Passionate about insights, what they tell us about our business and how they impact our work.
+ Passionate about process. Well-versed in development of internal communications processes and protocols, including but not limited to coordinating and consolidating information flows across a complex organization.
+ Standout colleague & an individual contributor . Able to coordinate cross-team/cross-functionally to develop solutions but also a strong self-starter, able to execute complex plans on their own.
+ Experienced multi-tasker. Ability to manage several projects within a finite timeline. Flexible. Nimble. Experience rapidly shifting gears to accommodate changes and incorporate new information with minimal disruption.
+ Relationship-obsessed. Understands the importance of developing relationships with key partners, including experience working with all levels of management and staff.
+ An influencer and orchestrator. Able to manage multiple partners and advise clients on communications processes and how to best communicate within a system based on available data and findings. Possessing an ability to lead and influence outcomes through communications.
+ Strong attention to detail. Excellent writing skills. Strong presentation, facilitation and organization/project management skills. Practiced in communicating across media (including developing video concepts and working with creative/design teams) to produce and distribute content.
+ Help us tell ordinary stories in outstanding ways. Develop creative, new and different ways to drive system engagement through use of graphics, web, multimedia and written formats.
+ Drive the business from the inside-out. Effectively coordinate, build and distribute the right communications, at the right time, via the right channels and formats to help drive system performance.
+ Establish relationships, serve as a trusted advisor. Successfully navigate our complex system, building links within our team and beyond, improving our ability to stay connected and influence communications-related decisions.
+ Keep your finger on the pulse of the system, make informed recommendations. Maintain pulse of qualitative and quantitative US Internal Communications measurement and understand how that information impacts communications channels (types and use) and tactical communications (tone, frequency, etc.) Make sound recommendations to Senior Director of US Internal Communications, Director of US Initiative and Channel Communications and business partners.
+ Adopt (and thrive through) change. Be flexible and support revision of communications processes, protocols, and products to best support the current – and ever-changing – business environment.
Strategic Design Communications Supervisor
McDonald’s Corporation and McDonald’s USA, LLC (the “Company”) are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.