Privacy Program Coordinator at Yahoo (Washington DC)

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Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.
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The privacy landscape is rapidly developing in countries around the world. Yahoo, like many of our peer companies, is investing in a comprehensive privacy program to manage increasing privacy risks. This role offers the opportunity to help shape Yahoo's privacy governance program and materially reduce our risk exposure.
The Privacy Program Coordinator will help design and build privacy operational compliance best practices throughout the company. They will liaise with the product, business, legal, and engineering teams across the company to incorporate compliance and privacy-by-design principles into operations and product development lifecycles.
A successful candidate will be a self-starter who loves technology, automation, streamlining processes, and finding efficiencies.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Yahoo's records of a processing program. This involves implementing new tools, and developing and implementing new standards to meet emerging privacy regulations (e.g., the CPRA).
  • Manage privacy's participation in company-wide processes, such as the product launch calendar and third-party review.
  • Manage the data subject response escalation procedures. This requires working closely with Member Services to ensure requests and responses are properly and timely addressed.
  • Maintain privacy exception and escalation processes.
  • Facilitate and/or provide appropriate guidance, education, training, and regular communications on compliance to internal stakeholders and management.
  • Manage the internal privacy portal that houses the privacy team's internal policies.
  • Manage the privacy resource library.
  • Opportunities for professional development (e.g., CIPM, CIPP certification)

Preferred Skills/Qualifications
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Experience driving complex projects to a successful, timely completion
  • Ability to synthesize information and produce clear, crisp summaries, visualizations, and documentation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good judgment and discretion
  • Solid leadership and partnership skills, including the ability to empathize with and motivate others
  • Comfortable working in fast-paced and emerging areas of the business and law
  • Willingness to develop processes and policies from scratch
  • Ability to learn new tools and skills on the fly
  • Ability to work both with a team and independently as needed
  • Familiarity with various privacy data protection legislation (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, LGPD) is a plus

Preferred Tools Experience
  • Word/Docs, Excel/Sheets, PowerPoint/Slides
  • JIRA
  • Lucid Charts
  • SmartSheets
  • Slack

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( ) page to learn more.
US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.
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Yahoo operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA. Yahoo was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. To see all 190 open jobs at Yahoo, click here.
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