Position: Sr. Director, Corporate Relations

 

Department: Corporate Relations

Reporting structure: Direct report to Managing Director

 

McDonald’s

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. As the global leader in the food service industry, our legacy of innovation and hard work continues to drive us.

From drive thru updates to delivery to mobile order, we are innovating quickly and growing. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

At McDonald’s, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on service, inclusion, integrity, community, and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our equal employment opportunity practices and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet.

 

Principal Accountabilities

§   Develop and execute integrated communications strategies for key priorities that span internal and external audiences to foster alignment and adoption, and proactively shape stakeholder perceptions.

§   Deliver against the metrics/KPIs set forward in the communications plans for identified strategic initiatives in partnership with members of the broader CR team.

§   Reach and influence target audiences by developing and delivering on messaging, creative storytelling, channel strategies, content and media and stakeholder engagement plans.

§   Collaborate with teams to identify opportunities and map the path forward for key cross-functional initiatives.

§   Work with executives to shape the corporate story that informs our overall editorial as well as strategic events including town halls, annual/quarterly business plan & review meetings and CSR activities.

§   Transform complex data into a simple, visual story to develop corporate communication strategies and ultimately influence stakeholders.

 

Qualifications

§   Strong business knowledge with a demonstrated ability to understand business strategy and how to use communications to drive that strategy

§   Deep communications expertise that spans both external (stakeholder, influencer, consumer) and internal disciplines

§   Comfortable developing strategy and rolling up his/her sleeves to execute

§   The ability to thrive in fast-paced environments, while being flexible, collaborative and deadline driven

§   Capable planner who can manage and deconflict priorities within a complex framework

§   Natural storyteller with excellent speaking, writing and editing skills; able to easily distill messages into believable, actionable content

§   Demonstrated ability to quickly build trust and influence with leaders and collaborators at all levels

§   Be resilient

§   A high level of integrity, interpersonal skills, curiosity and flexible mindset

§   Strong leadership and coaching skills

§   Excellent English proficiency both in written and spoken

 

*Please submit your application by April 18th, 2021(Note: The application deadline may be moved up due to changes in the internal hiring schedule. Prospective applicants are advised to submit their applications early.)