Privacy and Data Protection Counsel

TwitterBoulder, ColoradoFull TimeOn Site

Company Description

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced privacy and data protection attorney to be a specialist focused on supporting other members of the legal team including partnering closely with the Product Counsel team that supports our revenue groups including MoPub. You need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with broad responsibilities. Legal smarts are required but you need to have a keen business sense, a strong work ethic, and a good personality. You must have the ability to operate independently, proactively, and cross functionally with teams across the organization. Experience advising or working on ad tech related privacy and data protection issues is required.

What You’ll Do
  • Providing project support to legal team members on privacy and data protection issues.
  • Be a cross-functional champion for privacy and data protection.
  • Build, refine and scale privacy and data protection compliance processes.
  • Lead and support regulatory investigations and responses.
  • Play a key part in data protection impact assessments.
  • Respond to internal and external privacy and data protection inquiries.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver best in class privacy and data protection training initiatives across the company.
  • Work with other teams to review and track privacy and data protection compliance through project lifecycles.
  • Support and manage various one off projects.
Who You Are
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of legal matters and technologies.
  • You are a self-starter who works well with minimal supervision, but shows excellent judgment about when to look to managers and teammates for guidance, and when and how to communicate with diverse stakeholders.
  • You are a team player with a proven track record of building cross-functional relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete several simultaneous projects on a deadline.
  • Detail oriented with excellent writing skills.
  • Have a solid understanding of the ad tech ecosystem.
  • You get things done!

  • 6+ years of legal experience (though more experience is welcome), including supporting and advising businesses on privacy and data protection related concerns, ideally with both a law firm and / or within a fast-paced technology, media, advertising agency, or Internet company.
  • Ability to support privacy and data protection investigations including responses to regulatory inquiries.
  • Experience with privacy and data protection compliance processes and practices.
  • Experience advising diverse stakeholders on privacy and data protection issues from employee, marketing, sales, product and engineering to everything else in between.
  • Knowledge of global privacy standards and regimes including but not limited to CCPA, GDPR, or LGPD as well as ad tech industry self regulatory guidelines such as DAA.
  • Comfortable working in a company experiencing rapid growth.
  • JD from an accredited law school, and be admitted to the California State Bar in good standing (qualified for and willing to maintain Registered In-House Counsel status with the California State Bar).
  • CIPP preferred.

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