Senior Counsel, Data Privacy & Strategy

West Coast, United States

About Wurl, LLC.

Do you want to help grow an incredible entertainment and ad tech company with a fantastic culture, collaborate and grow your career, while working remotely?  

Wurl is redefining TV through our mission of connecting all the world’s programming with all the world’s viewers. And in pursuit of this, Wurl has become the world leader in powering streaming TV. Our industry-leading platform helps renowned media companies such as A+E Networks, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Bloomberg, CNN, Reuters, and Sony create streaming TV channels and deliver programming to the world’s biggest Streamers, including Amazon, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, LG, VIZIO, and Rakuten. Today, Wurl interconnects over 1200 streaming channels and Streamers, reaching more than 300 million connected TVs in over 50 countries. The Wurl Network makes it effortless for Content Companies to build global distribution for branded FAST channels, live events, and on-demand programming, as well as manage and monetize their ad inventory.

We're an entertainment tech startup with 160+ team members across the world. We've been recognized as a “Great Place to Work" after the first two years by fostering an inclusive and mission-driven culture. In addition to RSU's and great benefits, our people work remotely.


Senior Counsel, Data Privacy & Strategy - Remote:

The Senior Counsel, Data Privacy and Strategy will report to the VP of Legal and be a key member of a fast-growing and dynamic legal team.  In this role, you will work with and support a variety of different departments at Wurl and be responsible for guiding the development, implementation, and growth of Wurl’s products and services.  You will also have a critical role in shaping internal legal policies and procedures with respect to data privacy.  You will be joining a team of passionate and committed colleagues who will be looking to you for legal guidance and long-term strategic vision.

What You'll Do:

  • Serve as the primary legal advisor for Wurl’s products and services, and collaborate with the engineering, product, data, business development, and advertising teams to craft Wurl’s data processing and privacy framework 
  • Be Wurl’s resident data privacy expert and ensure that Wurl products and services comply with applicable data privacy and protection laws (e.g., CCPA, GDPR)
  • Assist in drafting public-facing documents (e.g., support sites, notices, and other legal disclosures)
  • Evaluate data protection terms in contracts, marketing materials, and policies
  • Monitor and report on developments in privacy and data protection laws and regulations, key judgments, and regulatory guidance to help determine impact for the business and set risk tolerance approach
  • Develop relationships across Wurl to quickly become a trusted advisor, creative problem-solver, and strategic partner to solve complex legal problems and proactively identify issues

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years practicing in a top law firm, adtech company, or data privacy department at a tech company
  • Expertise in data privacy, marketing, and consumer protection laws
  • Experience working with product teams and guiding development of data-driven products 
  • Familiarity with product development, AI, and machine learning, particularly in the adtech and/or CTV space
  • Stellar attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a high volume of complex legal work from numerous departments on tight deadlines
  • Comfort working independently with proven ability to multitask, set priorities, and involve the necessary stakeholders 
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Energized by working in a fast-paced and dynamic start-up environment with an “all-hands-on-deck” attitude
  • JD required; top-tier law school preferred
  • Admission to California State Bar or qualification to be Registered In-House Counsel

What We Offer

Competitive Salary & Equity

Strong Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, 90% paid by Wurl 

Remote first policy 

Flexible Time Off 

12 US Holidays 

401(k) Matching

Pre-Tax Savings Plans, HSA & FSA

Ginger, Aaptiv and Headspace subscriptions for mental and physical wellness

OneMedical subscription for 24/7 convenient medical care

Paid Maternity and Parental Leave for all family additions

Discounted PetPlan and easy at home access to Covid testing with empowerDX 

$1k Work From Home Stipend to set up your Office 

 

Few companies allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, team collaboration and you will understand what we mean by ‘human connection”.  You will be proud to say you're a part of the company revolutionizing TV.

At Wurl, we value work-life harmony and believe that family and mental health should always come first.  Our team is fiercely passionate and contagiously enthusiastic about what we are building.  While we are seeking those who know our industry, there is no perfect candidate and we want to encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements.