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Senior Counsel, Product and Privacy

SeatGeek

SeatGeek

Product, Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

SeatGeek believes live events are powerful experiences that unite humans. With our technological savvy and fan-first attitude we’re simplifying and modernizing the ticketing industry.

In this role, you’ll be SeatGeek’s dedicated privacy specialist to raise the bar for our privacy program as you counsel SeatGeek’s business and internal legal teams regarding various areas of privacy and data security law. You will work with a wide variety of business partners to provide timely, thorough and strategic legal advice on data and privacy matters. Reporting to our Deputy General Counsel, you will also support the broader product and business teams by counseling on product-related matters across the Company’s spectrum of consumer and enterprise product offerings.

What you'll do

  • Proactively identify, analyze, and mitigate legal and regulatory risks at every stage of the product life cycle
  • Provide daily legal and operational guidance to business and engineering stakeholders as issues arise
  • Advise all internal clients on the development, collection, use, transfer and governance of data
  • Lead compliance efforts as needed as privacy laws continue to evolve
  • Develop a deep understanding of SeatGeek’s product and data flows; conduct new product/ feature reviews and assist with technology integrations involving personal data
  • Maintain partnerships with internal stakeholders, including Product, Marketing, People, Security, and Engineering, to educate and identify potential privacy or other regulatory concerns
  • Assist with incident response and any regulatory inquiries or investigations
  • Draft or enhance data governance policies, including guidelines on data retention, access, privacy-by-design reviews, data protection impact assessments, data transfers and vendor management
  • Manage, draft and update privacy notices and work with consumer-facing teams to respond to customer questions regarding SeatGeek’s privacy program
  • Develop deep expertise with relevant US and international laws and regulations that enable you to effectively counsel our product teams

What you have

  • J.D. degree from a top accredited institution and admission to practice (or in-house eligibility) to practice law in New York
  • 5+ years combined experience in the areas of data privacy and protection, negotiating data privacy related agreements, understanding of the interplay between technology and data privacy and advising on consumer-related issues; top law firm and prior in-house experience preferred
  • CIPP/US, CIPP/E or CIPM privacy certifications are a plus
  • Experience providing counsel regarding data security issues, including incident response
  • Ability to independently drive accountability and influence outcomes
  • Assertion when required; you’re able to challenge and be challenged both internally and with clients in a constructive and respectful way
  • Strong problem solving skills; you’re able to quickly digest a problem and evaluate solutions and then empower others to deliver
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to produce work product that demonstrates subject matter expertise
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a broad range of responsibilities and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to balance legal risk mitigation against key business objectives and risks

Perks

  • Equity stake
  • Flexible work environment, allowing you to work as many days a week in the office as you’d like or 100% remotely
  • A WFH stipend to support your home office setup
  • Flexible PTO
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid family leave
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Annual subscriptions to Headspace, Ginger.io, and One Medical
  • $120 a month to spend on tickets to live events
  • Annual subscription to Spotify, Apple Music, or Amazon music


The salary range for this role is $156,000 - $238,000. Actual compensation packages within that range are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years and depth of experience, certifications, and specific location.

SeatGeek is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. As an equal opportunities employer, we recognize that diversity is a positive attribute and we welcome the differences and benefits that a diverse culture brings. Come join us!

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