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General Counsel

Company: Forbes Media
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Forbes is currently seeking an Associate General Counsel to join our in-house legal team.

Please note: The Forbes office is currently remote. We expect this role to work out of our Jersey City office when we return.

+ Lead company's privacy and data governance initiatives, providing advice and guidance to key stakeholders and internal teams on all legal and regulatory matters relating to global data privacy and data collection matters, including the GDPR and CCPA. Implement privacy policies and field privacy issues for, staying up to date on digital privacy issues and legislation, both domestic and international, to ensure company's website and data collection and usage remain compliant.

+ Managing Forbes' third-party film, television, and podcast production initiatives ("Forbes Entertainment").

+ Manage resolution of third-party adversarial matters relating to the protection or enforcement of Forbes brands, properties, and initiatives (e.g., IP infringement; breach of contract; fake news; brand impersonation; reporter abuse).

+ Develop, prepare, and support internal corporate practices as relates to handbooks, policies, procedures, and training programs.

+ Manage, prepare, and maintain digital and website privacy policies, terms and conditions, terms of use and subscription terms.

+ Provide wide-ranging legal and transactional support and guidance across all departments, closely collaborating with product development, marketing, digital, technology, and operational teams to design new features and services in-line with applicable privacy laws and best practices.

+ Structure, negotiate, draft, and review commercial agreements across all internal client groups, including ad sales, programmatic, content development, product, IT, sales and marketing, technology, independent contractor, and related vendor agreements.

+ Current bar membership (in good standing) in at least one US state. If no bar membership in New Jersey, New Jersey Limited License for In-House Counsel required (can be obtained upon employment).

Forbes champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes convenes and curates the most influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business, and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand today reaches more than 140 million people worldwide through its trusted journalism, signature LIVE and Forbes Virtual events, custom marketing programs and 32 licensed local editions in 71 countries. Forbes Media's brand extensions include real estate, education, and financial services license agreements. For more information, visit the Forbes News Hub ( or Forbes Connect ( .

Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Forbes Media, Jersey City , General Counsel, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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