Director, Executive Compensation


United States Remote

Full time

$129.2-281.3k (annually)

People Operations / Mid/Senior level

Jan 6

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M 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.The Director, Executive Compensation will provide substantial contributions related to the program design, strategy and administration of Yahoo’s executive rewards programs, establish partnerships with functional experts in finance, legal and communications, collaborate with team members and company leadership to ensure the company’s executive compensation programs are aligned with marketplace best practices while also appropriate for the needs of the organization.  The role will report directly to the SVP, Total Rewards.


  • Be a key driver in the development, implementation and administration of executive compensation and equity programs, including annual and long-term incentives
  • Lead the preparation of board-related meeting materials including drafting, analysis, modeling and market assessments
  • Maintain executive compensation processes and policies, including administration tasks in support of executive and equity compensation administration such as data auditing, cleanup, reporting, dashboards modeling for new plan design, process improvement
  • Monitor executive compensation trends, staying abreast of applicable legislation requirements; engage with key stakeholders across Finance, Legal and Controllership on accounting and regulatory matters related to compensation
  • Provide consultation on senior leader compensation packages (SVP and above) (offers, promotions, retention, separation)
  • Manage and develop executive compensation team
  • Support broader enterprise priorities across Global Total Rewards, as applicable

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in HR, Psychology, Finance.  Advance degree preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant compensation experience; pre-IPO and post-IPO preferred
  • Advanced skills in Google Sheets and Google Slides and in HR systems (Workday)
  • Knowledge of stock plan administration platforms (Fidelity)
  • Proven analytical, project management and communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented is a must
  • Strong collaboration skills; ability to operate effectively in a team environment, including Finance, Legal, HRBPs and all levels of management

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 ( 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 ( page to learn more.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events).  Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

The compensation for this position ranges from $129,210.00 - $281,305.00/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.

Location: United States (remote)

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