Global Compliance and Data Privacy Attorney

HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY USA

Work at HarperCollins Publishers

Duration: Full-Time

HarperCollins Publishers is seeking a Global Compliance and Data Privacy Attorney, reporting directly to HC’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, who will oversee the compliance and data privacy programs at HC globally. This person will work with senior management and legal counsel at each of the HC offices worldwide and will ensure that policies and processes are consistently implemented at each of the HC offices. This person will also work collaboratively with the News Corp Compliance Team.


  • Establishes a clear structure of accountability for the compliance and data privacy programs at HC, with reporting back to parent News Corp.
  • Designs and prepares policies and processes for HC globally and/or at an office level.
  • Manages policy and procedure reviews and enhancements.
  • Assists with News Corp global compliance and data privacy training content, as well as conducts HC-specific trainings, as appropriate.
  • Designs due diligence processes with respect to third party vendors and potential acquisitions.
  • Implements the News Corp Investigations and Remediations Protocol.
  • Ensures that risk assessments are conducted with regard to specific risks, including, e.g., sanctions, modern slavery and anti-bribery.
  • Implements relevant data privacy requirements and related procedures.
  • Manages potential data breaches.
  • Identifies potential areas of compliance and privacy risks and anticipates legal and regulatory changes.
  • Designs, implements, and documents an effective monitoring plan.


  • Attorney with seven (7) plus years of relevant experience in compliance, data privacy, or related areas
  • Substantive knowledge and experience with US, Canadian, and European/UK data privacy and protection laws
  • Publishing experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent legal and business judgment with sound analytical skills
  • Management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel and work in multiple time zones

HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred.

HarperCollins is an equal opportunity employer.

Our recruitment team will review all applications submitted through Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This role will be taken down when we are no longer accepting new applicants.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter on our website:

About HarperCollins Publishers

HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 17 countries. With 200 years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 16 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at


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