comScore, Inc

  • Counsel, Privacy & Compliance

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/26/2018 12:46 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Job Description


    Job Title:  Counsel, Privacy and Compliance

    Location:  Reston VA


    About This Role:


    The ideal candidate for this role will possess a JD with an experienced data privacy background and knowledge and familiarity with compliance programs and implementation. This individual contributor will be comfortable working with both the strategic and tactical elements of the companys privacy and compliance functions. This individual will work closely with the Assistant General Counsel supporting privacy and compliance efforts for Comscore.


    What You'll Do:


    • Provide consultation and support to business units and functions regarding privacy concepts, legal and regulatory requirements, information classification, best practices, and controls.
    • Develop solutions to ensure compliance with all laws, regulations, and policies representing all aspects of the company’s global business operations to include its products, product development, data collection, software, data retention, transfer and deletion
    • Conduct functional analysis of business processes involving the collection, processing or disclosure of personal information, identify issues and potential risks, coordinate the documentation of process improvements, development of resolution or mitigation plans, and recommend safeguards and controls. 
    • Monitor, research and analyze existing, proposed and new laws, regulations and policies globally with respect to their present and future impact upon company operations.  
    • Manage and review all Comscore privacy policies; respond to customer, partner, vendor, third party, and consumer privacy and compliance inquiries.


    What You'll Need:


    • JD from an accredited law school with strong academic record required 
    • 5-6 years of legal experience leading privacy and compliance initiatives required.
    • Public company experience, in-house, and/or familiarity with software or big data preferred.
    • Knowledge of, and experience with a variety of state, federal, and international privacy, security and/or data protection laws and regulations, as well as familiarity with readiness in meeting upcoming global data privacy laws, such as LGPD and CaCPA.
    • Experience and familiarity with domestic and international privacy policy laws, policies and regulations.
    • Previous experience leading or advising multidisciplinary teams.
    • Strong ability to work and communicate with others, identify, and analyze issues and their broader implications for business; develop practical legal advice.
    • Experience and comfort working in a fast-paced environment, self-starter, collaborator, well-organized, and solutions-driven with the ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of concurrent priorities.
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and the ability to advocate for a position while remaining open-minded to different, creative approaches to solutions.


    About comScore

    At comScore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.


    comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, comScore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, comScore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about comScore, please visit


    EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


    To comply with federal law, comScore participates in E-Verify. Successful candidates must pass the E-Verify process after hire.


    At this time, comScore will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.




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