McDonald's Global Impact team is aligned around a vision to make McDonald's famous for our positive impact on people and the planet. The North American Impact team includes Communications, Government Relations, Sustainability & ESG, and Philanthropy to support the North American Impact team. Read more about McDonald's Purpose & Impacthere.
We're looking for a Senior Manager, Field Communications to drive strategy, communications and alignment for the US Field organization. This person will be critical in ensuring Field Offices are working towards one plan and serve as a key communications conduit to owner/operators.
This position will be based in Chicago and report directly to the Director, US Field Communications & PR. You will be a member of the broader North American Impact team.
In this role, you will:
Develop a cohesive Field Communications strategy that ensures McDonald's national priorities and narrative are cascaded locally in all 10 Field Offices
Oversee the Field Communications team's response to issues and crises at the local and regional level
Serve as the go-to communications counselor for McDonald's National Field President externally and across the McDonald's System (including social media, narrative development, etc.)
Build strong relationships with restaurant owner/operators, including relevant franchisee leadership groups
Lead the communications strategy for annual U.S. Field and owner/operator events
Grow and develop the skills and careers of direct reports through effective people management
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