Data Privacy Attorney

Hasbro Inc   •  

Pawtucket, RI

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 46 days ago

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At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and life, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.


Hasbro is a branded play company with activities ranging from toys and games to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming, and a comprehensive consumer products licensing program. Our franchise brands include Baby Alive, Magic: The Gathering, Monopoly, My Little Pony, Nerf, Play-Doh and Transformers.

At Hasbro, we don’t just make products — we create wonder for children, families, and other fans of our brands around the world. It’s the diversity of our people and their ideas that inspires everything we do, from delivering great storytelling and developing amazing products to our commitment to giving back to our communities. Join Hasbro and help us make the world a better place for our fans!

Position Summary:

We are looking for a U.S. or EU-qualified lawyer with 5+ years’ experience in data privacy and security matters who would like to join Hasbro’s friendly legal team and continue to build and enhance Hasbro’s global data privacy programme. In this global position, you will collaborate closely with the Legal Department’s Digital Technology & Privacy practice group based out of Hasbro’s US headquarters and will help to provide data protection advice to other Hasbro groups around the world, including Legal colleagues, IT, Security and HR teams, as well as commercial teams.

You will bring a robust background in data protection, a strong desire to help continue to build and enhance Hasbro’s data privacy compliance programme, a solutions-oriented approach to providing legal advice, and a willingness to keep abreast of new technologies and developing privacy regulations around the world. You are both a team player who values collaboration and a self-starter who is comfortable working independently, including to manage external local counsel and budgets. Strong interpersonal skills are a must, as are a sense of humor and the ability to work with other department members and company clients in a global environment.

A day in the life of a Data Privacy Attorney:

  • Help maintain and enhance Hasbro’s Global Data Privacy compliance programme. Relevant activities include drafting and updatinginternal and external policies and notices, implementing best practices, developing training, overseeing the creation and maintenance of data processing records across multiple jurisdictions, performing privacy impact and compliance assessments, and presenting progress on the above to Hasbro’s Data Privacy Steering Committee.
  • Draft and implement consumer-facing policies and best practices across global business units, including through collaboration with Hasbro’s Digital Technology & Privacy practice group.
  • Partner with Hasbro’s IT and Human Resources groups to provide counsel on compliance with GDPR and other data protection laws worldwide. Advise on data security implications raised by the use of enterprise-wide technology systems.
  • Collaborate with Hasbro’s government affairs group to stay abreast of the latest regulatory trends in the area of data protection.
  • Counsel country-based commercial teams on data protection, data transfer, and data security issues, including those encountered in connection with e-commerce, digital marketing and advertising (including social media marketing), and promotions. Advice for territories in APAC, LATAM and EU.
  • Provide internal education and training on relevant legal topics.
  • International travel (approximately 10%).

What you'll bring:

  • For EU-Qualified Applicants:
    • Admitted as a Solicitor or called to the Bar of England and Wales or admitted as an Attorney in an EU jurisdiction.
    • At least 5 years PQE in a law firm and/or in-house law department.
  • For U.S.-Qualified Applicants:
    • J.D. from an accredited law school, excellent academic credentials, and bar membership in good standing.
    • At least 5 years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or in-house law department.
  • CIPP/EU or other global privacy certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals a plus.
  • Expertise in European data protection and data security laws and regulations (additional experience with non-EU regulatory regimes preferred).
  • Ability to learn more about laws in key global territories, with the support of Regional Counsel when needed.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills and people skills.
  • Ability to engage in practical evaluations and explanations of risks (including incident response management) and engage in collaborative problem-solving.
  • Ability to negotiate data protection clauses in agreements.
  • Flexibility and willingness to seek out and learn new technologies and to implement knowledge-sharing practices.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, international/multi-jurisdiction experiencepreferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize substantial and diverse workload and complete tasks within deadlines.


  • Being part of a diverse, dynamic global legal team!
  • Half-day Fridays
  • Toys!