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Warner Music Group Data Privacy Lawyer in London, United Kingdom

Data Privacy Lawyer

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:

  • Music is Everything : Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.

  • Global Growth, Local Expertise : Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.

  • Innovation and Insight : Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.

  • Empowered by People : Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.

We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sex or sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, and any other protected characteristic or identity.

Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

A little bit about our team:

Our Data Privacy Team is based in Warner’s UK offices in Kensington, London and works closely with other departments within the UK and with affiliates around the world. The team are involved in privacy aspects of all elements of the Warner Music group’s activities working across both recorded music and music publishing businesses.

Why this could be your next big break:

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a global data privacy team on an ambitious range of technology and digital data assignments focussed on audience engagement and providing meaningful data to empower the business and deliver great outcomes for our artists and writers. Collaborating with a variety of internal stakeholders, including our Global Data Operations and Global Technology groups, you will be expected to work responsively and be able to regularly tune and adjust your data privacy advice to add value and help deliver transformational business products that comply with international privacy and data protection laws, including GDPR, PECR and CCPA.

Here you’ll get to:

  • Providing privacy and data protection advice to our business, with a special focus on worldwide data driven initiatives

  • Guiding global technology teams on how best to ensure data protection by design and default is baked-into the design, build, test and deployment stages of all their activities

  • Carrying out Data Protection Impact Assessments and providing solutions to mitigate data privacy risks

  • Overseeing data protection audits and reviews

  • Recommending successful compliance strategies and leading on their roll - out

  • Assisting with international data transfer and data processing agreements with vendors and other third parties. Providing data privacy advice to contract negotiations where relevant.

  • Delivering data privacy staff training to all WMG entities and affiliates, with a particular focus on digital data uses

  • Writing and updating data privacy and data protection policies

  • Overseeing the development and implementation of data privacy compliance activities, including monitoring and record keeping, breach notification logs and records of processing activities

About you:

  • Should be legally qualified, and have a data privacy or data protection qualification

  • Will have extensive hands-on experience of addressing a variety of data privacy and data protection issues, ideally from working in a multi-national organisation with a minimum of 4 years in a data privacy and data protection focused role

  • Must understand and know how to deal with the data privacy challenges relating to digital initiatives, including responding to changing requirements

  • Will be able to make data privacy recommendations successfully in dynamic environments and be able to work at pace

  • Will have a detailed knowledge of EU and UK GDPR, PECR and CCPA, CPRA and a good understanding of other and evolving data privacy regulations applying in the rest of the world

  • Must be skilled in assessing and implementing controls to manage data privacy risks

  • Will be experienced in negotiating and writing data privacy policies and operating procedures

  • Will be able to deliver engaging training on data privacy and data protection matters

  • Should be effective at communicating with a wide range of partners, both in writing and verbally, and be good at explaining data privacy and data protection issues to business team members.

  • Will know how to succeed working independently and as part of a team

We’d love it if you also had:

  • Experience working for an International business.

  • An interest in technology and data driven analysis

  • Experience of using digital tools to monitor work flow and enhance productivity

About us:

With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers with a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

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Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religion or belief, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or any other characteristic protected by law.