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European Privacy Counsel


London, GB, NW1 8TT


Paramount Networks International, is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more. Paramount brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages.


Paramount is seeking a talented and creative privacy counsel to join its Privacy Group.
The European Privacy Counsel will play a key role in supporting the implementation of Paramount’s Privacy Program in Europe and advising Paramount’s iconic brands across its European operations on various privacy compliance matters.
The role will require supporting the Vice President, Privacy and European Data Protection Officer in monitoring compliance with data protection and privacy rules in the EU, UK, and Switzerland, and working closely with other members of Privacy Group, to implement all necessary compliance processes.
The European Privacy Counsel will be responsible for assisting in the completion of legitimate interest assessments, privacy impact assessments, and transfer impact assessments for Paramount’s operations, and maintaining Paramount’s record of processing activities.
The position requires an innovative, forward-thinking, and results-orientated individual with a passion to solve complex problems in a creative and pragmatic way, and to translate laws and regulations into actionable policies and procedures that help meet Paramount’s mission and objectives.
•    Law degree and registration with the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Council, or equivalent European bar.
•    IAPP certifications (CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT) preferred.
•    Experience in advising on the GDPR, the ePrivacy directive, and other data protection and privacy laws is essential, with experience working in the media and entertainment space preferred.
•    Experience working on data breaches, incident response, and advising on cyber risk, and other security issues.
•    Experience in the digital advertising space, including programmatic and online behavioural advertising.
•    Experience with carrying out privacy assessments, with familiarity using OneTrust preferred.
•    Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a collegial, fast-paced team
•    Strong organizational skills, with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and to adapt to changing priorities. 
•    Proven ability to establish and maintain a high level of confidentiality, respect, trust, and credibility.
•    Ability to speak a second language, preferably German, ideal.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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