Assistant General Counsel, Privacy

  • New York, United States
  • Counsel
  • Full-Time

Who You’ll Work For
REEF’s mission is to connect the world to your block. 

We transform underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood hubs that connect people to locally curated goods, services, and experiences.

With an ecosystem of 4,500 locations and a team of 15,000 people, REEF is the largest operator of mobility, logistics hubs, and neighborhood kitchens in North America.

Together, we are leveraging the power of proximity to keep our communities moving forward in a sustainable and thoughtful way.

What You’ll Do
As the Assistant General Counsel – Privacy, you’ll report to the Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Data Privacy based in New York City and will help build the REEF’s global privacy program, while providing advice, counseling, and support to internal clients and business units on data privacy and data security matters across all of the REEF businesses as the Company expands national and global operations. If you’ve got what it takes to flex your privacy expertise while thriving in our fast-paced, dynamic environment, we’ve got an Assistant General Counsel, Privacy role just for you!

  • Provide strategic data privacy advice on new products, features, and new uses
  • Help monitor and ensure best practices and procedures internally and with client and vendor relationships within all applicable privacy frameworks (domestic and international)
  • Review and provide negotiating support on agreements relating to privacy matters, including vendor contract provisions relating to privacy
  • Maintain, update and align privacy policies, and manage consumer data requests
  • Work collaboratively with information security and IT teams on all data protection matters
  • Maintain, update, and align privacy policies, and manage consumer data requests
  • Work cross-functionally and assist in the investigation and remediation of data incidents
  • Advise on and stay abreast of data privacy and security legal and regulatory developments and trends
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned

What We Want From You

  • Must have a four-year degree, a juris doctorate (JD), and be a member in good standing of a state bar
  • 5+ years of legal experience in privacy, with extensive knowledge and working experience with data privacy and security legal frameworks (including but not limited to GDPR, CCPA and HIPAA), digital technology and consumer data, as well as experience with designing and implementing an organizational privacy compliance program.
  • Superior writing skills
  • Excellent academic and law firm credentials. Law firm experience required; Big Law and in-house experience a plus.
  • Candidates who:
    • Embody REEF’s values: Be Bold, Show Up, Show Grit, Be Curious, and Be True.
    • Self-motivate, and have the ability to multi-task
    • Are team players with a learner’s mindset, excellent judgment and the highest of ethical standards
    • Work independently, collaborate with teammates, take initiative, deliver on commitments and meet deadlines
    • Demonstrate exceptional verbal communication, organization, writing, and presentation skills, with experience working collaboratively across multiple levels, functions and regions

What We’ll Provide
Life and Disability
Paid Time Off (PTO)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequently operate small office equipment such as a computer, tablet, and copier/printer, telephone.
  • Work is performed in a professional office environment.

Work is performed indoors for extended periods of time including up to the entire duration of shift.

REEF Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. REEF does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. REEF complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.