Endeavor is seeking a lawyer with 5-10 years’ experience advising a major service organization in connection with implementation of data governance policies, procedures and related initiatives. The Data Governance Counsel will report to the Chief Compliance Officer but will also work closely with the Information Security and Data Privacy teams.
Partner with key stakeholders to develop and implement an enterprise-wide data governance program, establishing policies and procedures governing data management and utilization; data protection and information security; and records retention and destruction.
Serve as primary legal resource to Data Governance Council, Cybersecurity Incident Response Team, and other cross-functional working groups dedicated to data management, protection and governance.
Investigate cybersecurity incidents to determine legal and compliance obligations, including, for example, notice and reporting obligations.
Develop and manage process for responding to data subject requests, ensuring compliance with laws relating to data subject rights (e.g., GDPR, Calif Consumer Privacy Act)
Define data governance due diligence requirements for corporate acquisitions and vendor engagements, review due diligence reports, and advise on data governance and security compliance risk.
Advise business on day-to-day data governance and information security concerns, defining corporate requirements with respect to management and protection of data owned, controlled, processed or possessed by Endeavor and Endeavor-affiliated businesses.
Develop, implement and manage comprehensive Records and Information Management Program.
Lead training and communications efforts to enhance business understanding of and sensitivity to data governance, quality and protection standards and encourage ongoing cooperation among business and functional areas to achieve data governance objectives.
Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree
Technology, Computer Science or IT background a plus
5-10 years of experience in a major services organization, law firm or consultancy with large-scale data or project management and oversight experience.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that will enable interaction with a range of personalities, and styles in a fast-paced business environment
Knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues and solutions related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection
Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues
Upbeat temperament, dynamic personality, proactive and highly team-oriented approach to work
Endeavor, formerly WME | IMG, is a global leader in sports, entertainment and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Named one of Fortune’s 25 Most Important Private Companies, Endeavor is the parent of a number of subsidiaries with leadership positions in their respective industries, including WME, IMG and UFC. Collectively, Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media sales and distribution; and event management.