Nestle Attorney - Privacy, Data Security, & Advertising in Arlington, Virginia

Nestlé USA, Inc., a leading food and beverage company, is seeking a business-savvy lawyer with deep experience in the areas of privacy, data security, e-commerce, advertising, marketing, and promotions to support Nestlé USA’s food and beverage businesses. This position plays an important strategic role for the Nestlé USA marketing function including its digital center of excellence (DCOE). The role also will serve as the primary interface for Nestlé USA’s e-commerce business team to help the team growth our business in this strategic channel. Additionally, the role will provide support for the general compliance function of the organization. Ideal candidates will be solution-oriented and excel at delivering high quality, actionable, and timely legal advice.

This position will be located in Nestlé USA’s new Arlington, Virginia headquarters.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

As subject matter expert in the areas of privacy, data security, e-commerce, advertising, marketing and promotions, this person will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that our digital assets comply with applicable laws and Nestle policies governing privacy, as well as keeping track of developments in this rapidly evolving area of the law

  • Overseeing data security procedures and supporting the business during incident response actions

  • Advising on day-to-day privacy and data security issues

  • Monitoring and sharing legal developments in digital media and advertising across the organization

  • Serving as primary point of contact for the e-commerce business unit

  • Drafting and negotiating agreements with third parties related to marketing, advertising, and promotions including related privacy and data security provisions

  • Drafting and negotiating e-commerce agreements

  • Serving as subject matter expert for our Division Counsel and our team of four paralegals responsible for advertising and promotions review

  • Provide ongoing training to our IT/IS and marketing communities on pertinent topics

  • Support the general compliance functions of Nestlé USA

  • Working collaboratively across divisions to identify, develop, and share best practices

  • Other duties, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • JD from accredited law school

  • Current membership in the Virginia State Bar or the ability to become Registered In House Counsel in Virginia

  • Strong background in legal representation of businesses on privacy, data security and digital advertising

  • Strong understanding of the digital advertising ecosystem and advertising technology

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience as a privacy, data security, and digital marketing/advertising attorney

  • Experience working closely and collaboratively with IT/IS and marketing professionals

SKILLS:

  • Business-savvy attorney who works to find solutions to complex challenges

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to gain trust at and work with all levels of an organization

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues and concepts to non-lawyers

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders and team members

  • Experience conducting live trainings, and developing online trainings, on the topics of social media and other areas of digital media and other online business activities

  • High level of analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, and the ability to solve problems proactively and with business acumen

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills

  • Detail-oriented, possess strong ability achieve results, and have superior initiative

Job: Legal/Compliance

Organization: Nestle USA

Title: Attorney - Privacy, Data Security, & Advertising

Location: VA-Arlington-Arlington

Requisition ID: 18008296

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.