Investigator at Pinterest
San Francisco, CA, US

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. As a Pinterest employee, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet. 

We’re looking for a second investigator to join our global investigations function. As part of the Legal Team, you will be responsible for conducting and coordinating internal investigations relating to alleged violations of law or policy from intake to remediation. You will also be a steward of Pinterest’s culture, leveraging insights from your work to identify trends and develop strategies to ensure we act with integrity in all areas of our business. We are a small and nimble team supporting a growing company with employees on five continents, so you’ll cover a lot of ground.  

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct and coordinate internal investigations to facilitate prompt, fair, and effective resolution of investigations relating to employment, code of conduct, conflicts, regulatory matters, and other legal and compliance matters 
  • Help develop and implement our investigation procedures and practices to reinforce Pinterest values, protect the company, and support employees’ sense of fairness and belonging 
  • Partner closely with legal and compliance colleagues, our info sec team, other control functions, the People Team, our Pinterest URG communities, and business leaders across the company
  • Maintain and enhance systems, policies, and procedures that help us follow best practices, ensure professionalism and independence, act with integrity and enhance our ability to fulfill our mission and values as a company
  • Advise on corrective and preventative measures based on root cause analyses from investigations, pragmatic business enhancements and mitigation strategies, including identification of training needs 

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience in workplace investigations
  • Exceptional judgment, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive matters
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust and rapport with participants in an investigation and inspire trust in the investigations function 
  • A knack for working effectively across geographical and cultural boundaries, and with employees of all seniority levels and backgrounds
  • Adaptability necessary to handle ambiguous issues with multiple possible outcomes, and a pragmatic approach to identifying practical and effective resolutions
  • Strong oral and written communication, project management and organizational skills; keen attention to detail