Privacy Manager

REI Kent, WA

About the Job

What's cool about this job

Come join REI's Information Security team, leading our Privacy Program. If you are passionate around protecting people's privacy - then REI's people centric culture is the right one for you! In this role, you will pull together a cross divisional team to plan, develop and maintain Privacy Program initiatives, from defining policy, providing education, and helping keep our data safe!

  • Oversees REI's comprehensive privacy framework ("REI Privacy Program") that enables REI to strategically manage privacy risks to REI's business
  • Collaborates with teams to use Privacy by Design methodology into enterprise project lifecycles and product development
  • Writes/revises, communicates, and ensures compliance with internal privacy and data governance polices, standards, and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with state, federal, and international data privacy laws, regulations, and self-regulatory regimes, including enforceable commitments made in external-facing privacy statements
  • Leads and manages comprehensive data mapping effort to identify all personal data managed by REI or 3rd parties on REI's behalf, ensures compliance with all internal privacy policies and procedures, including coordination with security compliance function
  • Revises privacy incident management procedures and plans, and leads response to all privacy-related incidents, including potential data breaches
  • Develops network of Privacy Liaisons within all key business areas to extend reach and accessibility of Privacy Program and facilitate two way communication and awareness of privacy risks and risk mitigation resources
  • Iterates on our employee privacy training and awareness program, including monthly awareness/training programs
  • Provide leadership support and mentorship for a privacy team • Presents quarterly updates to REI leadership


Bring your passion and expertise

  • 5+ years in a Privacy role, with deep knowledge of industry best practices and trends
  • 3+ years of experience in an in-house privacy role at a mid-size to large company
  • 1+ year of management support of direct reports
  • IAPP certifications such as CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPP/E, CIPT
  • Familiarity with major international and domestic privacy regulations
  • Experience in collaborating and influencing cross functional teams
  • Experience in crisis management and ability to execute under pressure
  • Experience in presenting to C-level executives
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously