Privacy Counsel

Department: Legal
Location: UK - London
Updated on: February 10, 2021

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About Us

MediaMath helps the world's top brands deliver personalized digital advertising across all connected touchpoints. Over 9,500 marketers in 42 countries use our demand-side platform every day to launch, analyze, and optimize their digital advertising campaigns across display, native, mobile, video, audio, digital out of home, and advanced TV formats.

MediaMath initiated an industry-wide effort to create a 100% accountable, addressable and aligned supply chain through SOURCE ecosystem. SOURCE by MediaMath is a technical and commercial framework for agencies, brands, tech companies, and content owners designed to provide long-term sustainable solutions for a clean digital media supply chain with brand-safe, viewable inventory. MediaMath has offices in 15 cities worldwide and is headquartered in New York City.


MediaMath is looking to appoint a Privacy Counsel to assist the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel, Privacy with our Privacy Program and to assist with the privacy aspects of contract negotiations especially those related to the GDPR, CCPA and industry self-regulations. The Privacy Counsel will also provide support to the global legal team and data policy & governance team on privacy questions and will help contribute to the ongoing enhancement of privacy operations and policies.

You will:

  • Partner with our sales teams and ecosystem teams to provide time sensitive privacy subject-matter support for commercial agreements
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating data processing agreements and contract updates required under the GDPR and CCPA
  • Partner with our technology organization to conduct data privacy impact assessments and to ensure that privacy-by-design is embedded into MediaMath’s products
  • Providing legal advice on the GDPR, CCPA, and other legislative and regulatory enhancements and industry self-regulations
  • Advising on new data use cases and product offerings
  • Assisting with the updating of records e.g. data mapping
  • Updating and developing new policies, procedures, and guidance documents as needed
  • Coordinating work with the global legal team to ensure consistent approach and application of legal agreements and risk framework locally, regionally and worldwide

You are:

  • Qualified solicitor likely to be at the 3 to 7 years PQE level.
  • Experience ideally gained within both a law firm and in-house, ideally with some international experience.
  • Experience with software and technology is essential, and experience with data or advertising technology and online advertising would be strongly preferred.

You have:

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think strategically and provide sound business advice.
  • To be a creative problem solver with a proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with frequently shifting priorities
  • Experience with software and technology is strongly preferred and experience with data or advertising technology and online advertising would be ideal
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in partnering with diverse and remote teams throughout the organization.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

Why We Work at MediaMath

We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind. At the heart of our culture are six values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Teams Win, Scale + Innovation, Obsess Over Learning & Growth, Align then Execute, Do Good Better and Embrace the Journey. These values inform how we energize one another and engage with our clients. They get us amped to come to work.

Founded in 2007 as a pioneer in "programmatic" advertising, MediaMath is recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech and has won Best Account Support by a Technology Company for two years in a row in the AdExchanger Awards.

MediaMath is committed to equal employment opportunity. It is a fundamental principle at MediaMath not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related  medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law.