Publicis is seeking a talented and flexible Data Privacy Counsel to assist our media and communication agencies for the North America business. The role is broad and involves advising our business on the various privacy risks, obligations and other issues related to privacy. You will be a member of our Global Data Privacy Office (GDPO) and depending on seniority either report to Publicis Groupe´s Chief Data Privacy Officer or a senior member of the GDPO.
Key point of contact for data privacy related enquiries for our Communication and Media agencies in North America
Support internal teams, providing them with appropriate advice and guidance, with the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with diverse cross-functional teams.
Provide support to members of the legal team on privacy matters and serve as subject matter expert on adtech and marketing privacy issues for internal legal and business teams.
Collaborate with our Global Data Privacy Operations team to adapt data governance materials such as inventory templates, vendor due diligence questionnaires, proprietary system questionnaires, and privacy impact assessment questionnaires.
Collaborate with internal business clients and our Global Security Office on responding to current/potential customer privacy/security assessment questionnaires.
Assist the commercial legal team in drafting, reviewing and negotiating data privacy provisions in complex commercial contracts.
Draft and review agency website privacy notices, cookies policy, and other privacy notices and disclosures.
Monitor and evaluate the impact of evolving legislative, regulatory and industry proposals mainly for the media and advertising sector.
Provide data protection and privacy counsel relating to data partnerships and vendor relationships.
Maintain current knowledge of all relevant privacy legislation and regulations and distribute this knowledge across both the legal function and the wider business.
Help develop data privacy training materials and conduct privacy trainings.
Coordinate with internal teams across Publicis Groupe on multi-agency initiatives.
Juris Doctorate degree with an active law license to practice law in one or more states;
Privacy certification (such as CIPP/E, CIPP/US from IAPP or similar);
5+ years of legal experience, with a minimum 2+ years' of relevant privacy experience;
In-house legal experience preferred, particularly adtech or technology experience with knowledge of digital advertising, including providing digital advertising/media counseling and transactional support to digital media companies, publishers, social media marketing, or online platforms in the adtech/data space (e.g. ad serving, programmatic, data management, measurement, and analytics);
Familiarity with insertion orders, and IAB terms and conditions for digital advertising is a plus;
Direct experience applying U.S. and European privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially those relevant for media and advertising;
Commercially-minded and having good communication and inter-personal skills to enable the individual to work with all levels of internal management and negotiate with external clients;
Enthusiastic, energetic data protection and privacy subject matter expert, with good knowledge of the latest regulatory changes and the related impacts on the media and advertising industry;
Able to work in fast-paced environment, provide advice under tight deadlines and competent in managing a varied workload;
A good sense of humor.
At Re:Sources, we like to think we’re the backbone of Publicis Groupe, an ensemble of stellar advertising and public relations brands. We provide our peers technology, finance, operations, and legal solutions that enable them to excel with their clients. We’re over 80,000 worldwide, and growing.
There’s so many exciting things to do, we’re looking for the right people to make it all happen.
Why join us?
Now is an amazing time to join us. We’re dedicated to providing the best portfolio of tools and talent to help differentiate our brands across the globe.
Because we’re committed to collaboration, creativity, innovation, sharing, and limitless possibility, we’re continuously evolving as a world-class organization. The way we work, and the spaces in which we work, enable us to succeed in a way that produces our best.
We excel because we ensure Re:Sourcers are inspired, dedicated, healthy, and innovative. Our benefits are but one incredible aspect of this.
In short, we’re establishing what it means to love what you do, and we’d love you to come help us.
By the way, Re:Sourcers are a diverse group of people, and we invite everyone to apply. We don’t let race, gender..., disability, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy status, or any other conceived differences limit who we are and what we can accomplish!