Privacy Counsel

Privacy Counsel

Toast Tab, Inc. | Dublin, Dublin, IE

Posted 20 days ago

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Privacy Counsel

(role can sit in Dublin, Ireland or anywhere UK)

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

Toast seeks a self-motivated, driven and experienced Privacy Counsel with European and/or United Kingdom domain-specific expertise to support and manage our expanding European operations. The Privacy Counsel will act as a subject matter expert for European data protection matters as well as generally support Toast’s growing Privacy team with the development, implementation and management of a comprehensive global privacy program. The ideal candidate will be a team player that is comfortable supporting a fast-growing business and partnering with various functions and business units across the organization. This is a great opportunity for someone to gain a wide variety of hands-on privacy experience and to support our growing European operations.

About this roll * (Responsibilities)

Support our growing European operations with the ongoing development, implementation and management of a comprehensive privacy program (including policy and template development, individual rights compliance, training, third party management, incident response etc)

Provide specialist advice to our business on GDPR compliance as part of our day-to-day business operations or as part of larger projects (including commercial, marketing, product development, corporate development, HR, security and other subject matters)

Support and manage any ongoing compliance requirements associated with our European operations, including management of individual rights requests, data protection impact assessments, intra-group agreements and records of processing activities

Provide privacy and security-focused drafting and contract negotiation support to the commercial legal team for new vendor, partner and customer agreements (and third-party management generally)

Provide general support as part of Toast’s global privacy program, including management of various global privacy projects, drafting and operationalization of new policies and governance, product rollouts and other privacy program initiatives

Monitor and assess the impact of new privacy and security regulatory developments and the resulting impact to Toast’s business units (in the European Union and elsewhere)

Do you have the right ingredients* ? (Requirements)

Qualified to practice law in a European jurisdiction

2-4 years of related privacy experience

Significant experience advising on and supporting compliance with the GDPR and other related European legislation

CIPP or similar certification preferred

Experience negotiating privacy and security provisions in technology agreements

Experience managing large cross-functional privacy projects preferred

Policy drafting experience (both internal and external-facing) preferred

Ability to break down complex and often ambiguous requirements into actionable advice

Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)

Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work in a team-oriented, diverse, inclusive and open-minded office environment and contribute to the thriving culture

Sense of humor and easygoing attitude preferred

*Bread puns encouraged but not required

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact

For roles based in the United States: As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.