Published on

Jun 9, 2024

Published on

Jun 9, 2024

Published on

Jun 9, 2024

Published on

Jun 9, 2024

UGC Trust & Safety Legal Director

UGC Trust & Safety Legal Director

UGC Trust & Safety Legal Director

UGC Trust & Safety Legal Director

Full-time

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United States

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Remote

Full-time

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United States

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Remote

Full-time

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United States

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Remote

Full-time

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United States

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Remote

About the job

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that reaches hundreds of millions of 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.

A Little Bit About Us:

The Trust & Safety team at Yahoo is at the forefront of investigating and remediating abusive activities on our network in accordance with our Community Guidelines and Terms of Service.

A Lot About You:

As the UGC Trust & Safety Legal Director, you will be an attorney focused on legal and policy issues related to the moderation and removal of abusive content on the Yahoo network.

Responsibilities include:

Providing legal and policy guidance on issues surrounding user-generated content (UGC) moderation and efforts to detect and eliminate child sexual abuse material (CSAM) from our platforms.Overseeing Yahoo’s relationships with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the Technology Coalition.Proactively engaging with other internal stakeholders such as the Consumer, Product and Editorial teams to advise and assist with implementation of safety features across our rapidly developing product portfolio while supporting Company goals. Working with internal stakeholders such as the Privacy and engineering teams to manage special projects related to legal compliance, anti-abuse policies, and content moderation.Working closely with the Public Policy team as a subject matter expert to help inform Yahoo’s positions in the evolving content moderation landscape.Crafting responses to user, government, and media inquiries about Yahoo processes and policies.Resolving content-moderation escalations from users, regulators and internal stakeholders.Training and serving as a resource for Yahoo’s full-time employee content moderators.Mandatory participation in Yahoo’s workplace resilience program and wellness training, including regular counseling.

Minimum Qualifications:

You have familiarity with U.S. and international laws and best practices for content moderation, UGC, CSAM reporting, online communities, and communications products.You're able to distill complex issues into straightforward, easy to understand recommendations that can be conveyed both in writing and in conversation.You have experience working across business verticals and communicating with individuals at different levels within the company.You have the proven ability to build relationships and collaborate with a variety of global stakeholders.You are experienced in handling confidential/sensitive material and have a high degree of comfort with regulatory and legal jargon.You have sound coping and stress-management skills.You are able to multitask and prioritize projects, as well as able to appropriately manage expectations and make difficult judgment calls.6-8+ years of experience as an attorney in UGC moderation, CSAM detection/NCMEC reporting or related law enforcement or policy fieldsYou have an active admission to the bar of at least one U.S. state is required. Substantial time working on legal issues arising in social media, content moderation and/or online child safety is preferred.

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 (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) 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 (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $140,890.00 - $306,705.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

About the job

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that reaches hundreds of millions of 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.

A Little Bit About Us:

The Trust & Safety team at Yahoo is at the forefront of investigating and remediating abusive activities on our network in accordance with our Community Guidelines and Terms of Service.

A Lot About You:

As the UGC Trust & Safety Legal Director, you will be an attorney focused on legal and policy issues related to the moderation and removal of abusive content on the Yahoo network.

Responsibilities include:

Providing legal and policy guidance on issues surrounding user-generated content (UGC) moderation and efforts to detect and eliminate child sexual abuse material (CSAM) from our platforms.Overseeing Yahoo’s relationships with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the Technology Coalition.Proactively engaging with other internal stakeholders such as the Consumer, Product and Editorial teams to advise and assist with implementation of safety features across our rapidly developing product portfolio while supporting Company goals. Working with internal stakeholders such as the Privacy and engineering teams to manage special projects related to legal compliance, anti-abuse policies, and content moderation.Working closely with the Public Policy team as a subject matter expert to help inform Yahoo’s positions in the evolving content moderation landscape.Crafting responses to user, government, and media inquiries about Yahoo processes and policies.Resolving content-moderation escalations from users, regulators and internal stakeholders.Training and serving as a resource for Yahoo’s full-time employee content moderators.Mandatory participation in Yahoo’s workplace resilience program and wellness training, including regular counseling.

Minimum Qualifications:

You have familiarity with U.S. and international laws and best practices for content moderation, UGC, CSAM reporting, online communities, and communications products.You're able to distill complex issues into straightforward, easy to understand recommendations that can be conveyed both in writing and in conversation.You have experience working across business verticals and communicating with individuals at different levels within the company.You have the proven ability to build relationships and collaborate with a variety of global stakeholders.You are experienced in handling confidential/sensitive material and have a high degree of comfort with regulatory and legal jargon.You have sound coping and stress-management skills.You are able to multitask and prioritize projects, as well as able to appropriately manage expectations and make difficult judgment calls.6-8+ years of experience as an attorney in UGC moderation, CSAM detection/NCMEC reporting or related law enforcement or policy fieldsYou have an active admission to the bar of at least one U.S. state is required. Substantial time working on legal issues arising in social media, content moderation and/or online child safety is preferred.

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 (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) 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 (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $140,890.00 - $306,705.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

About the job

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that reaches hundreds of millions of 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.

A Little Bit About Us:

The Trust & Safety team at Yahoo is at the forefront of investigating and remediating abusive activities on our network in accordance with our Community Guidelines and Terms of Service.

A Lot About You:

As the UGC Trust & Safety Legal Director, you will be an attorney focused on legal and policy issues related to the moderation and removal of abusive content on the Yahoo network.

Responsibilities include:

Providing legal and policy guidance on issues surrounding user-generated content (UGC) moderation and efforts to detect and eliminate child sexual abuse material (CSAM) from our platforms.Overseeing Yahoo’s relationships with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the Technology Coalition.Proactively engaging with other internal stakeholders such as the Consumer, Product and Editorial teams to advise and assist with implementation of safety features across our rapidly developing product portfolio while supporting Company goals. Working with internal stakeholders such as the Privacy and engineering teams to manage special projects related to legal compliance, anti-abuse policies, and content moderation.Working closely with the Public Policy team as a subject matter expert to help inform Yahoo’s positions in the evolving content moderation landscape.Crafting responses to user, government, and media inquiries about Yahoo processes and policies.Resolving content-moderation escalations from users, regulators and internal stakeholders.Training and serving as a resource for Yahoo’s full-time employee content moderators.Mandatory participation in Yahoo’s workplace resilience program and wellness training, including regular counseling.

Minimum Qualifications:

You have familiarity with U.S. and international laws and best practices for content moderation, UGC, CSAM reporting, online communities, and communications products.You're able to distill complex issues into straightforward, easy to understand recommendations that can be conveyed both in writing and in conversation.You have experience working across business verticals and communicating with individuals at different levels within the company.You have the proven ability to build relationships and collaborate with a variety of global stakeholders.You are experienced in handling confidential/sensitive material and have a high degree of comfort with regulatory and legal jargon.You have sound coping and stress-management skills.You are able to multitask and prioritize projects, as well as able to appropriately manage expectations and make difficult judgment calls.6-8+ years of experience as an attorney in UGC moderation, CSAM detection/NCMEC reporting or related law enforcement or policy fieldsYou have an active admission to the bar of at least one U.S. state is required. Substantial time working on legal issues arising in social media, content moderation and/or online child safety is preferred.

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 (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) 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 (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $140,890.00 - $306,705.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

About the job

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that reaches hundreds of millions of 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.

A Little Bit About Us:

The Trust & Safety team at Yahoo is at the forefront of investigating and remediating abusive activities on our network in accordance with our Community Guidelines and Terms of Service.

A Lot About You:

As the UGC Trust & Safety Legal Director, you will be an attorney focused on legal and policy issues related to the moderation and removal of abusive content on the Yahoo network.

Responsibilities include:

Providing legal and policy guidance on issues surrounding user-generated content (UGC) moderation and efforts to detect and eliminate child sexual abuse material (CSAM) from our platforms.Overseeing Yahoo’s relationships with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the Technology Coalition.Proactively engaging with other internal stakeholders such as the Consumer, Product and Editorial teams to advise and assist with implementation of safety features across our rapidly developing product portfolio while supporting Company goals. Working with internal stakeholders such as the Privacy and engineering teams to manage special projects related to legal compliance, anti-abuse policies, and content moderation.Working closely with the Public Policy team as a subject matter expert to help inform Yahoo’s positions in the evolving content moderation landscape.Crafting responses to user, government, and media inquiries about Yahoo processes and policies.Resolving content-moderation escalations from users, regulators and internal stakeholders.Training and serving as a resource for Yahoo’s full-time employee content moderators.Mandatory participation in Yahoo’s workplace resilience program and wellness training, including regular counseling.

Minimum Qualifications:

You have familiarity with U.S. and international laws and best practices for content moderation, UGC, CSAM reporting, online communities, and communications products.You're able to distill complex issues into straightforward, easy to understand recommendations that can be conveyed both in writing and in conversation.You have experience working across business verticals and communicating with individuals at different levels within the company.You have the proven ability to build relationships and collaborate with a variety of global stakeholders.You are experienced in handling confidential/sensitive material and have a high degree of comfort with regulatory and legal jargon.You have sound coping and stress-management skills.You are able to multitask and prioritize projects, as well as able to appropriately manage expectations and make difficult judgment calls.6-8+ years of experience as an attorney in UGC moderation, CSAM detection/NCMEC reporting or related law enforcement or policy fieldsYou have an active admission to the bar of at least one U.S. state is required. Substantial time working on legal issues arising in social media, content moderation and/or online child safety is preferred.

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 (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) 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 (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $140,890.00 - $306,705.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

About Company

Yahoo serves as a trusted guide for hundreds of millions of people globally, helping them achieve their goals online through our portfolio of iconic products. For advertisers, Yahoo Advertising offers omnichannel solutions and powerful data to engage with our brands and deliver results. To learn more about Yahoo, please visit yahooinc.com.

Total Employees

8

Company 2-Year Growth

0%

Median Employee Tenure

7.2 years

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