Job Description

Company Description:

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 and pay, 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 inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements - check them out here!

We are enjoying the flexibility of a hybrid work model, in which employees spend part of their week connecting with co-workers in our state-of-the-art headquarters. Located in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago, it's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:

  • Take a class at Hamburger University
  • Sample future items in our Test Kitchen
  • Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. We are interested in people who enhance our company culture: Does this role interest you? We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every single requirement!

Job Description:

Located in our Chicago office Headquarters, this role is a critical component of the company’s overall transformation efforts. This position will support the development of pricing and go to market strategy in market including creating targeting schemas and segmentation approaches in collaboration with the data analysts, synthesizing information on market trends, and customer preferences to provide recommendations on existing pricing tactics, strategies and approaches. This role requires them to i exercise influential leadership with key partners including vendor partners, and market pricing and marketing teams


  • Part of the team executing Short-term and Longer-term pricing strategy across global regions
  • Support the Director and Senior Director in making strategic decisions - be accountable for outcomes and results from execution of strategy in market.
  • Support development of market research and intelligence to develop go to market strategies across customer segments optimizing margin and sales.
  • Use data to develop analysis, recommendations and strategies to optimize and grow long term shareholder value.
  • Support multiple projects and initiatives- cross functionally lead multiple teams comprised of members from other functions, markets and vendors.

Must be fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) for COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date.

The ideal candidate must be a business partner with outstanding communication skills who exhibit an ability to form relationships across a sophisticated and global organization.

As well as possess the following attributes, skills and professional experience:

  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in finance, marketing or other business functions supporting development and execution of go-to market, pricing and related business strategy. MBA from a top business school preferred. Ideally have previous strategy experience from a management consulting firm preferred.
  • Ideally, has had responsibility for end-to-end rollout of initiatives in a cross functional setting
  • Strong leadership capabilities. Ability to be a though leader, manage relationships with vendors and influence corporate and functional executives.
  • Strong analytical & strategic skills to synthesize marketing and pricing information to draw insights and measurable recommendations (e.g. structure the problem, collect data, identify issues, and present results)
  • Proven successes in persuading decision makers to adopt new ways of thinking and execution that help propel the business forward.
Additional Information:

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