Privacy & Security Counsel (Remote)

Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
Exp.: 3+ Years
This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and develop Ziff Davis’s privacy program. We are hiring for our first ever dedicated Privacy Counsel. Our legal team and our privacy program are focused on solving a dynamic, complex problem: how to mitigate risk arising from data while enabling each of our businesses to deliver superior products and experiences to our customers, audience and clients.

This role will work closely with the legal team, CSO team and each business unit to oversee our privacy program and develop and implement solutions tailored to their operations.

We Are Offering The Opportunity To
  • Play a leadership role by helping develop and drive privacy and data law strategy into an international digital media business;
  • Work on privacy and data issues across our various brands including Ookla, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, RetailMeNot, Mashable, IGN, IPVanish, VIPRE, Moz, BabyCenter, and Everyday Health

You may be the right candidate if you have the following characteristics:
  • You can quickly issue spot, analyze and clearly communicate privacy advice on complex legal issues
  • You are a strong critical thinker and problem solver.
  • You are skilled at maximizing risk mitigation while minimizing business impact.
  • You have demonstrable knowledge and experience in:
  • Privacy laws in the US, Canada and the EU
  • Privacy and data governance.
  • You have at least 3 years privacy experience as an associate at a premier law firm or in-house

Your Responsibilities Will Include
  • Review business activities that collect, use, disclose, or dispose of data for compliance with law, policy, and best practices.
  • Draft consumer notices, intra-company agreements, data processing agreements, and negotiate data-related contract provisions.
  • Review and update data practices including cookie collection practices
  • Coordinating internal and external investigations and compliance reviews
  • Develop standardized policies, tools and processes, and implement them (in conjunction with CSO).
  • Develop and maintain expertise in data law.
  • Develop training materials.

Some Additional Useful Or Required Characteristics
  • Experience providing legal advice across global markets.
  • Experience advising digital media or cloud services companies
  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and bringing initiatives to conclusion.
  • JD degree from top law school; bar membership in your state of residence
  • CIPP/US and CIPP/E a plus

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

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