Privacy & Compliance Assistant

Sofia, Bulgaria Legal Full-time
Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.

As a Privacy & Compliance Assistant, the main focus of your role will the initial rollout of the compliance program within Cision as a part of our integration initiative following a large scale acquisition. The following pillars will account for the foundation and direction of this role: Governance, Framework, Assess, Protect Sustain, Respond.

In this role you will

  • Oversee how the privacy program is developed, maintained, and improved;
  • Own general administrative tasks such as categorising privacy email inbox, maintaining Salesforce and distributing cases, submitting tickets in Salesforce, managing team calendar, taking minutes, organising g-drive and files;
  • Look after management and operations of the privacy program to ensure alignment with the department’s overall privacy strategy;
  • Assess the efficacy and sustainability of the holistic privacy program through program assessments, analysis, recommendations and audits;
  • Work to ensure the protection of assets through the implementation of industry leading privacy and compliance controls;
  • Focus on how the privacy program is sustained through communication and training;
  • Incident response planning, incident detection, incident handling.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (experience with Excel/Sheets is a must, with preference for the ability to build Excel reports from scratch e.g., pivots, vlookups, index matches, etc.; Data visualisation experience is a plus);
  • Proficient in Google Suite (i.e. Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Calendar);
  • 1-2 years of privacy, compliance, legal, regulatory or financial services industry experience;
  • 1-2 years of experience in operations research, risk analysis/management or other analytical field;
  • Ability to research independently and quickly gain familiarity with privacy laws and regulations;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work in a fast paced environment;
  • Strong organisational skills: ability to identify, prioritise, and resolve issues quickly and effectively supporting multiple publishing labels and corporate activities.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), judgment, and time management skills;
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and courtesy and must be able to work collaboratively with team members at all levels of the organisation;
  • Track record of and commitment to ensuring the highest level of confidentiality;
  • Collaborative and motivated to find the best approach through consultation with colleagues across the company;
  • Salesforce experience is preferred.
As a global leader in PR, marketing and social media management technology and intelligence, Cision helps brands and organizations to identify, connect and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. PR Newswire, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its Brandwatch and social media platforms headline a premier suite of solutions. Cision has offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. For more information about Cision's award-winning solutions, including its next-gen Cision Communications Cloud®, visit and follow @Cision on Twitter.
Cision is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and perform at their best. We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge and named a “Top Diversity Employer” for 2021 by
Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.
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