Lead Counsel, Marketing

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities â€" we're just getting started.

Facebook seeks a highly motivated, team player to serve as Lead Marketing Counsel. The position will support multifaceted marketing initiatives and requires working with and providing guidance to stakeholders on legal, privacy, data protection and other applicable compliance requirements. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on interesting issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.


  • Oversee team of marketing paralegals and serve as escalation point on marketing collateral review
  • Review consumer, business and brand advertising across all channels (digital, television and print) to ensure that all materials are legally compliant
  • Advise teams on marketing and promotional initiatives (email, telemarketing, contests, sweepstakes and giveaways)
  • Provide teams with legal advice on marketing across broad areas, including ad products, ad-tech, insights, and consumer facing brand marketing to ensure compliance with advertising, IP, privacy, data protection and consumer protection laws and regulations, as well as other legal requirements
  • Coordinate with marketing, product, policy and communications colleagues on multi-disciplinary issues
  • Travel globally and collaborate with colleagues across time zones
  • J.D. degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of marketing attorney experience
  • 1+ years of people management experience
  • Knowledge of laws governing advertisements (claim substantiation, false advertising, IP) and promotions (contests, sweepstakes, giveaways)
  • Knowledge of privacy, data protection and consumer protection requirements
  • Experience reviewing and providing guidance on advertising, marketing, and promotions
  • In-house legal experience

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