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Make a Lasting Impression. Join Tapestry, the first New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands. A successful career at Tapestry is built on hard work, determination and a genuine passion for what you do. At Tapestry, you are part of a global house of brands that is built around our shared values of optimism, innovation and inclusivity. We believe anyone from anywhere can have the best idea, and with creativity and perseverance, anything is possible.
Whether it be Coach, Stuart Weitzman or Kate Spade, each of our great brands around the world helps people express themselves in their own unique ways.
As in-house Senior Privacy Counsel, you will oversee Tapestry’s Global Privacy Program. Responsibilities will also include assisting Tapestry’s business units with monitoring compliance with global privacy rules, regulations and standards, and attend to various legal compliance matters, privacy training, developing and enforcing established policies, and identifying the need for new guidance/training.
The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Privacy and Legal Compliance to…
Lead the company’s compliance strategy with applicable global privacy laws and regulations, including the EU GDPR and China Cybersecurity Law.
Continue the company’s integration of its brands into the Tapestry Global Privacy Program.
Implement privacy policies, programs and strategies across US and international business units.
Assist with the company’s Legal Compliance Program, including compliance and ethics policy development, risk assessment, third party oversight, training, compliance program monitoring and counselling, and Code of Conduct investigations.
Identify and assess compliance risks and opportunities, then work collaboratively with all stakeholders to develop and implement appropriate mitigation strategies.
Act as the company’s Privacy SME, proactively working with internal clients to help them understand the company’s privacy obligations and to identify and mitigate key privacy risks associated with the collection and handling of employee and customer personal data.
Perform privacy reviews on relevant projects, initiatives, and third parties.
Develop additional policies, procedures, training, and guidance to enhance the existing suite of privacy program components.
Monitor changes in applicable privacy laws; prepare updates and communicate with relevant business people to keep them abreast of these developments; implement necessary changes in policies or business processes to comply with changes in laws and/or best practices.
Create and perform targeted privacy trainings as well as additional privacy awareness to the broader workforce.
Report on privacy metrics and key performance indicators.
Respond to employee and customer privacy questions and complaints.
Maintain and update employee privacy notices, data transfer and data processing agreements, and privacy declarations to data protection authorities in various jurisdictions
Maintain records of all privacy documentation, incidences of non-compliance and actions taken to redress.
Draft and review contracts for the company in a variety of areas.
The accomplished individual will possess…
Admission and member in good standing of the bar of New York
7+ years’ experience in legal practice at a large law firm, in-house legal position or both.
At least 5+ years’ experience in Privacy law with extensive knowledge of the global privacy landscape.
One or more certifications in data privacy (e.g., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/C, CIPP/A, CIPT, CIPM, FIP). CIPM and or CIPP/E certification(s).
Exceptional organizational and project management skills with strong attention to detail
Ability and desire to work closely with business people in many different substantive areas
An outstanding professional will have…
Hands-on in-house experience with data privacy and security issues.
Strong organizational skills and ability to be resourceful and clearly communicate new initiatives to global business teams.
Strong knowledge of and interest in emerging technologies and devices. Technical background or experience with cloud providers.
Understanding of CRM trends and best practices.
About Tapestry, Inc.
Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry is a global house of brands that embraces the exploration of individuality. We believe that true luxury is a freedom of expression that ignites confidence and authenticity.
Approachable and inviting, we celebrate brands that create joy every day for people around the world. Our passion, detailed approach, and genuine love of what we do enable us to develop and nurture brands so that they can reach their full potential.
The value of our brands is not bestowed by previous generations or borrowed from tradition. It is determined by quality, craftsmanship, and creativity—and the opportunity for self-expression that they provide. We believe anyone from anywhere can have the best idea and, with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.