Legal Counsel / Business Lawyer – Data Protection / IT law (m/f/d)

  • Corporate Functions
  • Hamburg
  • Immediately

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ParshipMeet Group is one of the leading international players in Dating and Video. Our apps cover a broad spectrum of the market, from social dating and entertainment to serious matchmaking. The portfolio of our company, which has eight locations in Europe and North America, includes the brands Parship, eharmony, LOVOO, and ElitePartner, among others.  

As a Legal Counsel (m/f/d) Data Protection, you will support our globally operating data protection team in the areas of data protection law and data security. A coordinated training programme will enable you to independently support our subsidiaries in the operation of their platforms in the areas of dating and social entertainment with regard to data protection law. We will provide you with insights into all data protection issues of a globally operating digital company. Due to our integration into the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, you will work in a data protection and data security team of more than 10 specialists, who will enable you to specialise in this area with an approach that focuses on know-how transfer. Participation in established certification programmes such as a CIPP/E or TÜV certification or participation in a specialist lawyer training course are expressly desired. 

Our legal department works flexibly – either at the Hamburg, Berlin or Dresden locations as well as with the possibility to work predominantly remotely. Flexible working hours are a matter of course.

Your Responsibility in our Team

  • You will advise a team of lawyers and business lawyers on various topics of data protection and information security law with the aim of achieving an appropriate level of data protection and information security. 
  • You are involved in or responsible for obtaining and reviewing legally relevant contractual documents, such as in the area of web/app tracking.
  • You prepare legal statements and are responsible for the supervision and support of data protection-relevant queries from the specialist departments or also supervisory procedures.
  • You are responsible for monitoring the legally secure framework for processing activities within and outside the company. You also take care of the implementation of processes in coordination with specialist departments
  • The implementation of training and awareness measures on data protection and information security round off your job profile with us.
  • You will be the interface between the legal department and our digital business.

Who we are looking for

  • You will conduct research on new topics relevant to data protection law.
  • You have successfully completed the 1st or 2nd state law examination or a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in business law (LL.M.)
  • You have practical experience in data protection and, if applicable, in one of the related areas such as information security or cyber security.
  • You are familiar with the German Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), the German Data Protection Act (TTDSG) and other European and international data protection regulations and have a strong online affinity and great interest in related legal topics.
  • Initial knowledge in the area of tracking/online marketing is desirable.
  • A very careful way of working is a matter of course for you.
  • You do not lose your head or your sense of humour even in hectic times.
  • A very good command of German and English is essential; we work internationally. 

What you may look forward to

  • An international market leader in online dating, with a 1,100 strong workforce at eight locations worldwide.
  • A great working atmosphere and teams loving what they do
  • Coffee, fruit, breakfast, subsidized public transport card, monthly (currently virtual) parties, foosball & PlayStation in the office, and other covid-friendly benefits
  • A permanent position and an attractive salary

In times of Corona we have switched to home office, our recruiting process is currently digital.

At ParshipMeet, we help millions of people around the globe meet, date, and fall in love. We want our teams to be as diverse as our customer base. Constantly adding new perspectives is key to our success. We will never judge anyone by age, sex, family background, color of skin, religious beliefs nor sexual orientation. For us, it’s all about skills, competencies, and you as a human being!

We are looking forward to your application in English or German and to a first virtual meeting!



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What we offer you

  • Flexible working time
  • Agile
  • Central location
  • Roof terrace
  • Home office
  • Company pension scheme
  • Public transport ticket
  • Bio fruits
  • Drinks
  • Employee events
  • Table soccer
  • Fitness cooperations
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  • Breakfast
  • Shopping discounts