Sr. Privacy Counsel at Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
We’re looking for a Senior Privacy Counsel to join Snap Inc.! As a member of the Legal team, you will collaborate with members of Product and other legal teams, Engineering, Design, and cross-functional teams throughout the company to support privacy practices, including its world-class privacy-by-design program. Working from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you will be responsible for owning the Snap privacy program globally!
What you’ll do:
Ensure Snap’s data processing globally aligns with all privacy laws, focusing especially on laws such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the ePrivacy Directive, and other European consumer laws
Manage or lead management of Snap’s GDPR compliance privacy program
Partner with Product Counsel on sophisticated privacy issues as they emerge new developments
Help continue to improve over time Snap’s privacy-by-design requirements, working closely with Snap’s Privacy Engineering team
Analyze risks and requirements, as well as assist in drafting descriptions for new products and technologies
Conduct privacy reviews, impact assessments, and integration plans for potential acquisitions and partnerships
Lead all aspects of and analyze proposed, pending and new domestic and global privacy and consumer legislation that could impact the business and recommend any potential or vital modifications to practices, as well as advise Policy team on lobbying priorities
Conduct privacy trainings across the company
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Extensive experience advising on global privacy issues
Knowledge of global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially those for ecommerce, ad tech, and Internet companies
In-house experience or law firm experience counseling clients on international privacy matters
Ad tech experience is a plus
Excellent legal and business judgment and critical thinking
Able to communicate optimally with partners on sophisticated, multifaceted issues
Acute attention to detail, business-friendly, and a great teammate, with an ability to think creatively and accommodate timelines
Strong work ethic with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
JD degree or foreign equivalent
Membership in at least one state bar or foreign equivalent
7+ years of experience practicing law, including at least 3+ years of practice in an international setting
1+ year serving as a Data Protection Officer
Ability to speak at least one European language, e.g., French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].