Privacy Manager / Paralegal

1230 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, USA Req #90
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

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Simon & Schuster’s Legal Department is looking for a full-time Privacy Manager or Paralegal with privacy experience. This is an exciting opportunity to join a collegial and collaborative team. 


Key Responsibilities:

Assist the Legal Department with implementation of a comprehensive privacy management program, including:

  • Coordinating privacy compliance across cross-functional teams;
  • Managing full lifecycle of Data Subject Requests (DSRs) under CPRA, GDPR, and other global privacy laws;
  • Monitoring, updating, and maintaining various modules within OneTrust platform, including Cookie Consent and Privacy Rights Automation;
  • Supporting contract and data privacy addendum management;
  • Conducting privacy assessments of third-party vendors;
  • Assisting with annual compliance reviews and periodic trainings; and
  • Managing Privacy Administrator inbox.



  • Undergraduate degree and/or paralegal certificate
  • CIPP/CIPM/CIPT strongly preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of CCPA/CPRA, GDPR, and other applicable global privacy laws.
  • 2+ years experience working on end-to-end management of a privacy program, including a proven track record of effectively managing DSRs
  • Familiarity with OneTrust platform preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to foster relationships and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Prompt responsiveness and excellent follow-through skills

Simon & Schuster US is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. At Simon & Schuster US, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do. From employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Simon & Schuster US is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable.

Candidates hired for this or any other posted Simon & Schuster role will be employees of Simon & Schuster, LLC, subject to all policies and eligible solely for the benefits plans thereof. We have updated our Workplace Privacy Notice. If you have questions about data privacy, please contact us here:

Other details

  • Job Family Paralegal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $70,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $75,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 1230 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, USA