TheFuture of Privacy Forumis hiring a full-time Policy Counsel
for Global Privacy.
We are looking for an excellent communicator and writer who is
passionate about furthering the debate on privacy and data
protection law globally.
This role is expected to track developments in global privacy
and data protection law, to analyze existing laws and new
legislative proposals, as well as relevant public policies around
the world at supranational and national levels, to identify
cross-currents and trends and to anticipate what topics will set
the global privacy agenda in the short, medium and long terms. The
role will report to the Senior Counsel for Global Privacy and will
support their work.
In particular, the Policy Counsel for Global Privacy will be
- Conduct comparative studies on specific concepts essential to
privacy and data protection law.
- Draft summaries of events, policy briefs, blogs, reports and
- Communicate internally with other FPF teams to identify areas
where a global privacy perspective is valuable for particular work
streams and cooperate on joint projects.
- Maintain a good working relationship and develop joint projects
with FPF Europe, the Israel Tech Policy Institute, and other
offices or FPF Senior Fellows around the world.
- Maintain a good working relationship with FPF partner
organizations around the world.
- Moderate and speak in panels or webinars on relevant
- Support the organization of events.
- Communicate regularly with FPF stakeholders, including
regulators, civil society, academics, CPOs, DPOs and law
Ideally, the candidate has a minimum of 3 years relevant
experience working on researching or applying privacy and data
protection law, has a good understanding of the EUs General Data
Protection Regulation, is a Law graduate (both US and foreign law
degrees will be considered) who has studied Comparative Law, and
can proficiently work in at least one other language in addition to
This position is based in the United States and only individuals
who have the right to work in the US should apply. While we have a
preference for the ideal candidate to be based in Washington DC or
in Ann Arbor/Detroit, Michigan, this position is currently
virtual/remote and FPF will consider full-time remote
FPF knows that having a diverse workforce is essential to our
work. We do not discriminate against any candidate based on their
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or
expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or age.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include
excellent health, dental and vision coverage, three weeks of
vacation plus the week between Christmas and New Years, Juneteenth
and all federal holidays.
How to Apply:
Please send your application to email@example.com , with the subject
line Policy Counsel for Global Privacy. To be considered, your
application should include:
- Your resume,
- One previously published or completed writing sample, and
- A separate one page document (maximum one
page) that answers briefly the question: What is one of
the most significant recent global privacy law development and
Applications should be sent before March 31st,
but they will be considered on a rolling basis.