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Privacy Counsel
UK - London

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This role will play a key role in’s Legal team working with cross-functional groups across the company and directly interfacing with Salesforce’s customers on privacy and data protection-related issues.  This position will report to Salesforce’s Senior Director, Privacy EMEA based in London.


  • Be a resident expert and resource on issues related to EMEA privacy and data protection, particularly related to the UK region.
  • Work with customers, prospective customers, and partners on privacy-related questions about using Salesforce services (likely 50% of time on job). 
  • Partner with members of the legal team, security team, technology team, and outside counsel to help ensure the company’s compliance with laws, regulations and customer contracts. 
  • Develop and maintain internal privacy policies and procedures.
  • Train employees on privacy-related obligations. 

Required Skills/Experience

  • Law degree from a highly regarded school
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills, other EU member states language skills is a plus 
  • Flexibility and understanding of the culture of a fast-paced, commercially-oriented technology company
  • 4+ years experience specializing in EMEA privacy and data protection
  • Detailed knowledge of the EU Data Protection Directive and its national implementations and the new General Data Protection Regulation 
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Responsive and service-oriented attitude
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients
  • Familiarity with technical concepts in Web applications/cloud computing
  • Sound and practical business judgment
  • Willingness to travel
  • Sense of humor

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional 

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