We are now looking for a

Privacy Specialist

You are passionate about digital technologies, data and analytics – while safeguarding end-user rights.

As a member of Sanoma’s Privacy team in Group Legal you support privacy implementation work of the media business. You will work closely with technology teams and information security experts. You will be responsible for

  • translating authority guidelines and enforcement actions into a practical portfolio of privacy guidelines for business and technology implementation teams
  • reviewing compliance with key privacy processes – such as the data breach management process and Privacy by Design, and
  • supporting contract negotiations with customers, suppliers and partners who process personal data.

In addition, you provide training and ad-hoc advice on privacy related subjects and monitor that privacy processes are practically and effectively implemented across the organization.

You work closely together with project teams in business, privacy and legal colleagues in the Nordics, Netherlands, Spain, and other Sanoma Learning operating countries. You will report to the Privacy Manager for SMF.


  • Master’s degree in law or other relevant Master’s degree with a CIPP-E or similar certification, and around 2–5 years PQE
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in privacy, CIPP certification is a plus
  • Attorney, counsel or consultant with proven expertise in the field of privacy and data protection law, passion to work as a leading-edge privacy expert
  • Experience in working with GDPR, ePrivacy Directive as well as Employment privacy laws.
  • Curious to understand how privacy relates to digital technology and business development
  • Ability to quickly master new concepts and make good value judgments
  • Sound command of Finnish and English language, both written and verbal


  • Front running media and learning company where data is at the core of business
  • Operating in every area of the media business: news, tv, magazines, events, e-commerce, websites, apps and digital advertising solutions
  • Cutting-edge work in a fast-moving working environment, some travel required. 


Are you interested in this position? Please send your online application, including salary request and CV in English by December 6th at the latest. This position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

For any questions, please contact our Privacy Manager Niina Harjunheimo (niina.harjunheimo@sanoma.com). 



Finland, Helsinki

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