Privacy & Compliance Specialist


Sharethrough, one of the top global independent omnichannel ad exchanges, is looking for a specialist in privacy and compliance to join its Legal & Compliance team. Reporting to the Head of Legal & Compliance, you will be involved in a broad variety of data privacy and compliance matters  and play a key role in enabling Sharethrough to carry out its activities while ensuring compliance with applicable laws.

As the company went through an acquisition in March 2021, we now operate from the US and Canada and our legal team has many exciting challenges ahead! If you are up for it, keep reading!

Your Mission

  • Act as an internal subject matter expert on privacy laws (GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA, CASL, etc.) and provide pragmatic and strategic day-to-day advice to various internal teams, including the Legal & Compliance team, on data privacy requirements.
  • Review, develop, implement and update innovative data privacy programs, processes and systems during the complete data life cycle in accordance with the data ethics principles of the company, industry best practices and multijurisdictional privacy regulations.
  • Provide support to product and tech as well as commercial teams on customer questions related to privacy laws.
  • Ensure proper documentation management related to the processing of personal information (mapping, record) and advise on maintenance of certain records.
  • Conduct trainings and facilitate awareness of internal rules with regard to privacy and compliance across the company, and ensure continuous adherence to our policies.
  • Assist the Legal & Compliance team with contract negotiation.
  • Perform privacy impact assessments and compliance audits and report on identified risks.
  • Measure and monitor the effectiveness of privacy tools and processes to drive compliance and recommend improvements.
  • Monitor compliance and global privacy laws changes and developments and anticipate their impacts on Sharethrough.
  • If applicable, coordinate responses to privacy breaches, internal audits and external investigations.
  • Contribute to the knowledge of the Legal & Compliance team.
  • Assist with other compliance related duties as assigned.
  • Manage other special projects on an as-needed basis.

Your Profile

  • University degree in Law or other relevant degree.
  • Member in good standing of the Bar of Quebec.
  • Privacy certifications such as CIPP, a major asset.
  • 3+ years of relevant privacy and compliance experience within a company or law firm.
  • Experience identifying and mitigating privacy risks. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills, as well as great business acumen.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with technical teams (Engineering, Product) and interact and navigate across multiple levels within a company.
  • Excellent analytical skills and critical thinking.
  • Result-oriented, autonomous, and resourceful with a sense of initiative.
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to keep sight of the big picture.
  • Ability to thrive in a demanding, rapidly changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Capacity to navigate ambiguity and find creative solutions.
  • Commitment to deliver excellent work and desire to constantly improve.
  • Team player who values collaboration and diversity of opinions and ideas.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French (spoken and written).
  • Experience or strong interest in the tech industry and programmatic advertising.

What's In It For You?

  • Competitive compensation packages.
  • Generous group health insurance plan.
  • Access to the virtual healthcare platform Dialogue.
  • Access to the company's stock option plan.
  • 16 days of vacation per year, which increases with seniority at the company.
  • Offices closed during the holidays.
  • Wellness allocation of $840 per year (for gym memberships, sportswear, etc.).
  • In-house training programs on our company and industry.
  • Encouragement and funding of continuing education and training.
  • Very active social committee and free online sports classes.
  • Access to a tool that measures your engagement and job satisfaction anonymously.
  • Pairing with a buddy for your first 6 months.
  • Advantageous referral program.
  • Inclusive, inspiring, and dynamic work environment.
  • Casual dress code.
  • Work from home and flexible hours.
  • And more!
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