Senior Legal Counsel, Privacy


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 02/05/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Iterable Inc. 360 3rd Street, Suite 675, San Francisco, CA, 94107

About Iterable

Iterable is the growth marketing platform that enables brands to create, execute and optimize campaigns across email, push, SMS, in-app and more with unparalleled data flexibility. An integrated, cross-channel solution—built for marketers, trusted by engineers, designed with intelligence.

Job Description

Iterable is a cross-channel platform that powers unified customer experiences and empowers marketers to create, optimize and measure every interaction taking place throughout the customer journey. With Iterable, brands create individualized marketing touchpoints that earn engagement, solidify trust and galvanize loyal consumer-brand relationships.

Developed for the enterprise, Iterable is built from modern technologies that transform cloud, partner and tool-specific data into integrated, personalized engagements. No matter the audience size or degree of campaign sophistication, Iterable empowers brands to execute where it matters most—creating experiences and cultivating connections with over 2 billion people world-wide. Leading brands, like Zillow, DoorDash, Calm, Madison Reed, and Box, choose Iterable to power world-class customer experiences throughout the entire lifecycle.

Iterable's momentum grows daily and there has never been a more exciting time to join the team! We've been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work - SF for the past three years, one of the Best Places to Work in Colorado for the past two years, and were named as one of Colorado’s Best Paying Companies. We’ve also been listed on Wealthfront’s  Career Launching Companies List for the past two years,  rank sixth on the list of Top 25 Companies Where Women Want to Work and hold a top 20 spot among the SaaS 100. 

We have a nationwide presence with offices in San Francisco, New York, and Denver, and London. As we scale, we continue to live by our core four, founding values - Trust, Growth Mindset, Balance, and Humility. To understand the Iterable story, explore our Culture and About Us page.

How you will make an impact:

Reporting to the General Counsel, the role of the Senior Legal Counsel, Privacy is to provide legal, regulatory, and commercial support and advice to colleagues across Iterable, with a specific focus on privacy, data protection and commercial-related matters. This role  will play a key role in the team that envisions, designs, develops and implements a pragmatic data privacy and data protection program as well as serve as a key advisor for internal clients on the various legal risks, obligations, and other privacy issues.  

One of our core values is growth mindset and Iterable is a company where everyone can grow. If this is a role that excites you, please apply as we value applicants for the skills they bring beyond a job description.

In this role you’ll get to:

  • Maintain strong subject matter expertise in privacy and data protection laws (including U.S. state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR, and other privacy laws globally) and best practices.
  • Evaluate and advise colleagues how privacy laws, regulatory guidance and other related guidelines that impact Iterable and its customers, including coordinating and synthesizing advice from outside counsel as needed.
  • Partner with the Customer Trust team to support the legal portion of internal data protection compliance programs and processes, including activities such as data mapping and data impact assessments.
  • Support vendor management processes, including due diligence and privacy assessments.
  • Collaborate closely with colleagues to ensure compliance with privacy and data-related obligations.
  • Provide strategic advice to address privacy and security risks while supporting product innovation.
  • Assist with the development of Privacy-By-Design strategies for products and technologies, (e.g., AI) to drive business solutions.
  • Assist sales, trust, product, and marketing teams with developing marketing strategies and collateral to tell our privacy story.
  • Assist  HR with compliance strategies for U.S. and international data privacy and employee information collection rules, regulations and standards.
  • Review/draft/negotiate a variety of agreements related to data, privacy and security, including vendor and customer agreements as well as customer agreements in general
  • Assist with other aspects of legal support for privacy, data protection or certification efforts as required.

 We are looking for people who have:

  • Law degree (or Graduate Diploma in Law for UK applicants)
  • CA or NY State Bar membership and/or admission to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales.
  • Prior  experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department, including recent experience of data privacy compliance.
  • Specific familiarity with, and demonstrated experience of advising on, US and/or EU data privacy laws, with a good understanding of other major privacy frameworks and evolving legislation worldwide.
  • Flexible and agile thinker, with ability to react rapidly to evolving regulatory landscape and provide practical advice.
  • Highly responsive with an ability to organize, prioritize and manage a diverse workload.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships across an international team.
  • Integrity and sound legal and business judgement.

 Bonus points for:

  • Experience of implementing a data privacy governance framework, including monitoring policies and operationalizing relevant aspects of processes such as data mapping and data impact assessments.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with Product, Sales, Security teams within an organization.
  • CIPP/US and/or CIPP/E.

This role may be based in any of the following three Iterable locations: London, San Francisco or  New York City.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Paid parental leave
  • Competitive salaries, meaningful equity, & 401(k) plan
  • Medical, dental, vision, & life insurance
  • Balance Day (First Friday off every month)
  • Fertility & Adoption Assistance
  • Paid Sabbatical
  • Flexible PTO 
  • Daily lunch allowance
  • Monthly Employee Wellness allowance 
  • Quarterly Professional Development allowance 
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Complete laptop workstation


Iterable is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Iterable does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Iterable also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Iterable will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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