Compliance Officer

Remote US
G&A – Legal & Compliance /
Full-time /
Mediaocean is powering the future of the advertising ecosystem with technology that empowers brands and agencies to deliver impactful omnichannel marketing experiences. With over $200 billion in annualized ad spend running through its software products, Mediaocean deploys AI and automation to optimize investments and outcomes. The company's advertising infrastructure and ad tech tools are used by more than 100,000 people across the globe. Mediaocean owns and operates Prisma, the industry's trusted system of record for media management and finance, Flashtalking, the world's largest independent ad server and creative personalization platform, as well as Protected Media, the MRC-accredited ad verification solution for brand safety and fraud detection. Visit for more information. 

We are seeking a highly skilled MRC Audit and Privacy Expert to join our compliance team at Mediaocean, LLC, a leading ad tech company. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that our measurement services meet the Media Rating Council (MRC) standards and for overseeing data privacy practices across the organization. This role is critical in maintaining our reputation for accuracy, transparency, and adherence to industry regulations.

What You Will Do

    • MRC Audit Management:
    • Lead the preparation and execution of MRC audits, including maintaining accreditation and annual reviews.
    • Coordinate with internal teams to gather necessary documentation and evidence to support compliance with MRC standards.
    • Act as the primary point of contact for MRC auditors, facilitating communication and addressing any queries or concerns.
    • Implement corrective actions based on audit findings and recommendations to ensure continuous compliance.
    • Privacy Compliance:
    • Develop and maintain privacy policies and procedures in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, and other relevant privacy frameworks.
    • Conduct regular privacy impact assessments and audits to identify and mitigate risks.
    • Provide guidance and training to employees on data privacy practices and compliance requirements.
    • Monitor and report on data privacy metrics, ensuring prompt response to data breaches and incidents.
    • Cross-Functional Collaboration:
    • Work closely with product, engineering, and data teams to ensure that privacy and compliance considerations are integrated into the development and deployment of ad tech solutions.
    • Liaise with legal counsel to stay updated on regulatory changes and implications for the company.
    • Collaborate with marketing and sales teams to ensure transparency and compliance in client communications and agreements.
    • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain comprehensive records of audit processes, findings, and corrective actions.
    • Prepare detailed reports for senior management and the board of directors on audit outcomes and privacy compliance status.
    • Ensure all documentation required for MRC accreditation is up-to-date and readily available.

Who You Are

    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, information technology, law, accounting or finance, or a related field. Master’s degree or professional certifications (e.g., CISA, CIPP, CIPM, CIA) preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in audit, compliance, or privacy roles within the ad tech or SaaS industry.
    • Demonstrated experience with MRC standards and audit processes.
    • In-depth knowledge of global data privacy regulations (GDPR, CCPA, etc.).
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Proficiency in using compliance management and audit software tools.

Why Mediaocean

    • Competitive total compensation, including 401(K) employer match and financial wellness seminars 
    • Extensive medical, dental, and vision plan – Keep your family (or just yourself!) safe and healthy
    • Flexible time off – In addition to our 14 company holidays, we provide open PTO to all U.S.- based Mediaocean employees. So take a sick day, vacation day, or mental health day 
    • Bonding Leave – After six months of employment at Mediaocean, mothers and fathers, including same-sex parents, can take job-protected, paid time off to bond with their child within the first 12 months of the child’s birth or adoption 
    • Insurance, Pet Insurance, employer matched Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Professional development – Personalized development plan created with your manager, continuous internal and external trainings, official company-wide mentorship program, professional development rewards program, management, leadership, and function-specific training for top performance, education reimbursement 
    • Get rewarded for demonstrating Mediaocean values 
    • Active affinity-based groups – Form connections with similar peers in offices around the world. Groups include: Women at MO, Black Employees at Mediaocean (BEMO), Pride at MO, Mi gente (Hispanic/Latinx community), AAPI at MO, Parents at MO, International Enrichment, Language Lovers, Books & Beyond, DEI in Engineering, and Mental Health & Wellness, and Caregivers United  
    • Wellness opportunities – Free virtual yoga and abs and glutes classes, company-paid Headspace meditation app membership, company-wide steps challenges, complimentary snacks in-office   
    • Bikeshare program in select offices, (Divvy and CitiBike for Chicago and New York offices)  
    • All of these benefits/perks are effective on the date of hire 
We would hate to miss out on your application because you do not meet every requirement – transferrable skills and education will also be considered, so please do not hesitate to apply! 
Mediaocean recognizes our true strength and value shine when all our team members feel there is space in the conversation for their voices, thoughts, ideas, perspectives, and concerns. Mediaocean is committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we consider all applicants regardless of their age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

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