Privacy Compliance Manager

Washington, DC
Apr 30, 2023
May 09, 2023
Full Time

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

The Privacy Compliance Manager supports data privacy compliance at AARP, working together with the privacy attorneys, business units, data and technical teams. The manager provides direction to teams in accordance with legal guidance from privacy attorneys, helps manage various privacy information intake and executes workflows to achieve compliance and regulatory objectives. Works across functions including data managers, business units, and OGC. Maintains working knowledge of data privacy requirements. Must work fluently within privacy automation tools and software.


  • Works at the direction of privacy attorneys in supporting data privacy regulatory and compliance framework.
  • Coordinates with technical teams, data managers, and business units on the implementation and execution of privacy policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Ensures operations and integration of data privacy platform with other data systems and business units.
  • Handles internal and third party Privacy Impact Assessments workflows, working with attorneys.
  • Administers consumer privacy rights fulfillment process, including monitoring privacy requests within privacy automation software, and workflows involving other teams.
  • Maintains personal data inventory and mapping of data flows, shepherds ongoing privacy initiatives, multi-task and manage priorities and supports implementation of privacy tech tools to improve privacy program maturity.
  • Ensures internal functioning of data privacy controls as well as support other legal department operations management or workflows as needed in related areas, which may include document or content review in accordance with guidance from attorneys.


  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • CIPP or other privacy certification a plus
  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant privacy compliance and/or paralegal manager experience, preferably from a consumer-facing organization, law firm, or privacy consultancy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understanding of privacy concepts, processes and common privacy tools
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise.

Additional Requirements
  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement and discretion requiring the employee to compare and evaluate various courses of conduct and make a decision (or recommend a decision to be made) after various possibilities have been considered.
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.