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Dow Jones Counsel, Privacy/Ad Tech in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global media company and provides high quality news and business information to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications including the flagship The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, and its B2B products such as DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, and Dow Jones Newswire.

Job Description:

Dow Jones is seeking an experienced commercial media lawyer to join its Legal Department in Princeton or New York as Counsel. A candidate for this role should have experience advising clients in ad tech or digital media. The candidate shall also have substantive knowledge of digital privacy. The successful candidate will handle a range of commercial transactions relating to advertising, with an initial focus on Ad Tech & Digital Media initiatives, and will also advise on other legal matters, including privacy, across the company. This position supports nimble, innovative sales and commercial teams and therefore requires timely, practical legal advice and support in a fast-paced environment, with careful balancing of risks in light of commercial and strategic goals.


  • Draft, negotiate and review agreements relating to ad tech, programmatic and digital media advertising, including insertion orders, variations on IAB terms, DAA/NAI compliance, vendor agreements.

  • Advise Dow Jones’ consumer division on their data driven activities, including digital advertising technology, data analytics and data solutions in compliance with global privacy laws.

  • Help align Dow Jones data collection and processing practices with applicable privacy laws, regulations and self-regulatory principles; and

  • Maintain updated knowledge of legal and regulatory developments that are relevant to Dow Jones consumer division, including in online privacy, ad tech and digital media.


  • A Juris Doctor from a reputable law school.

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer in a law firm and/or in house with the preferred candidate having some law firm training.

  • A license to practice law in New York or New Jersey or the ability to obtain an in house limited license.

  • Significant knowledge of online advertising and data solutions (e.g., use of cookies and cookie alternatives, programmatic advertising, data management platforms, data suppliers).

  • Familiarity with privacy laws with an on-going interest in privacy and technology law work.

  • Willingness to learn the business and its strategy.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with attention to detail.

  • Able to multi-task and exercise good judgment in setting priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • High level of initiative and self-motivation, with an ability to work in a collaborative team environment or independently.

  • Ability to work with clients from varying disciplines and geographic backgrounds.

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Business Area: LEGAL

Job Category: Legal Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 23303