• Data Privacy Officer

    Position Type
    # of Openings
    Location : Name
    Corporate Office
    Location : City
    Idaho Falls
  • Company Profile

    “Enhancing the Lives of Those We Touch by Helping People Reach Their Goals”

    For over 32 years, Melaleuca has taken this mission statement to heart. It is our guiding principle. Everything we accomplish is done with an eye toward promoting the physical, environmental, financial, and personal wellness of those around us. We are a dynamic, high-growth U.S. based FMCG that manufactures and sells effective, high-quality, natural, health-oriented products direct to our member/customers. We help people live more vibrant, healthier, and happier lives. When you walk through the doors at Melaleuca, you can feel it immediately. This is The Wellness Company.


    Data Privacy and Governance has become an increasingly important topic for global companies. Melaleuca is committed to protecting the data and privacy of our global customers and employees.


    The Data Privacy Officer will work closely with our Legal team and Security teams to implement initiatives necessary for compliance with global privacy and data privacy laws and regulations. The Data Privacy Officer will develop strategies and initiatives to engage with key stakeholders and raise awareness of data privacy and security compliance and governance across the company.


    This position will be based in Melaleuca’s Idaho Falls Office, and report to Senior Counsel.





    • Counsel business partners on domestic and international data privacy and security laws, regulations, and industry best practices, particularly related to ecommerce and membership programs.
    • Act as subject matter expert and resource on issues related to privacy, security and data protection
    • Partner with members of the legal team, security team, policy operations, and outside counsel to help ensure Melaleuca’s compliance with laws, regulations, and customer contracts
    • Assist in developing and maintaining Melaleuca’s privacy program, and related policies, procedures, documentation, and communication materials
    • Assist in developing training materials, and providing training to employees on privacy and security related obligations
    • Provide guidance to legal and product management teams on issues pertaining to new and existing products/features throughout the entire development lifecycle
    • Work with Legal to Draft and negotiate data protection terms in contracts and disclosures, including Data Protection Addendum, Privacy Policies and Terms of Service
    • Review issues related to analytics and big data collection, use and governance
    • Conduct due diligence and review privacy and data protection issues related to acquisition and integration activity
    • Review issues related to Incident Response, customer security questionnaires and security certifications
    • Review data protection impact assessments and other internal privacy and data security assessments
    • Respond to communications from Melaleuca’s customers and employees regarding their individual rights, and Melaleuca’s processing of their personal data
    • Collaborate with data governance and business teams to create records of processing


    Minimum Qualifications

    • 4+ years of relevant work experience in the area of data privacy, security and data governance
    • Expertise in global data protection law, including knowledge of the GDPR and national data protection laws
    • Experience working with product teams on PIAs and Privacy by Design
    • Excellent negotiation skills, with the ability and confidence to represent Melaleuca in the area of data privacy and security
    • Ability to work and lead under pressure unruffled, exhibiting timely and quality decision making
    • Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, capable of quickly gaining the respect of and interacting comfortably with and successfully collaborating with and influencing senior leaders
    • Strong work ethic, a self-starter, action-oriented and ensures accountability
    • CIPP certification a plus
    • Language skills a plus

    Why Melaleuca

    Why Melaleuca - What’s in it for you?
    High visibility impact-- your work in enhancing lives will be seen and felt by over a million customers and members around the globe. Diverse challenges = professional growth-- in addition to leading and developing North American Policy and you will also have the opportunity to work with our international teams to help drive  and implement our global privacy initiatives.
    Great culture– this team is passionate about helping our customers reach their goals. Collaboration is key, and ideas can come from anyone and anywhere. You'll become a part of a fast-paced team dedicated to a feel-good lifestyle brand dedicated to changing lives. Like the rest of Melaleuca, we are proud to be part of a values-driven organization that treats employees with respect. Our employees and their families enjoy company parties and countless discounts around the community. We implement a very real open-door policy, and all employees are on a first name basis . . . it feels more like a family than a multi-national corporation!
    Safe, uncrowded, affordable-- nestled in the heart of beautiful Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls is a prosperous and vibrant community, as well as the gateway to recreational paradise. This unique setting provides numerous opportunities for total wellness -- social, physical, financial, and emotional. If you love outdoor activities, this is the place for you, with the Snake River running right through town, the Rocky Mountains on the horizon, and Yellowstone and Jackson Hole less than a 2-hour drive away.
    Excellent compensation-- in addition to a competitive salary and bonus incentive program, we offer comprehensive benefits that include all you would expect plus some remarkable surprises, such as a longevity bonus. Right here on site we provide a fitness center, concierge service and an employee restaurant


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