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Policy Manager, Privacy

San Francisco

Policy Manager, Privacy

Building trust is critical to Slack’s success, and we are looking for a Policy Manager who is passionate about privacy, technology policy, data governance, and maintaining customer confidence.  New questions and scenarios arise every day, and we need an agile problem solver who can help create policies that will scale with our business and technology. You should also be comfortable with legal policy frameworks and possess enough technical knowledge to answer detailed customer questions. Sound interesting? Come work at Slack! We're nice people.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and provide policy guidance on new product features that will help mitigate risk while supporting business objectives.
  • Develop and maintain Data Governance program, processes and policies.
  • Partner with internal teams such as Legal, Security, Sales and Customer Experience to identify policy issues, propose solutions and translate practices into official procedures.
  • Assist sales and customers in navigating complex policy and privacy issues.
  • Raise awareness of internal policies around privacy and data usage across Slack’s global team.

Requirements

  • Extensive professional experience in global technology privacy and/or policy
  • 5+ year experience developing or working within data governance programs
  • Ability to lead through influence in a cross-functional work environment
  • Experience working with a broad array of cross-functional stakeholders
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal and presentation skills, as well as the ability to write well and translate complex issues into simple language that people who are not experts can understand
  • BA degree required. JD, MPP or other advanced degree not required but useful




Slack is a messaging app for teams that is on a mission to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive. We believe everyone deserves to work in a welcoming, respectful, and empathetic culture. We live by our values and hire accordingly.

Launched in February 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business application ever and is used by thousands of teams and millions of users every day. Slack's investors include many of the best-recognized firms in the world, including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Social+Capital, KPCB, Google Ventures, Horizons Ventures, IVP, Spark Growth, DST, and Index Ventures. We currently have five offices worldwide, in San Francisco, Vancouver, Dublin, Melbourne and New York.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack's values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.