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Data Protection Manager - 6 months contract (Based in UK, Brighton)

Reed Exhibitions
REE00AYG Requisition #

Job Title: Data Protection Manager, Fixed Term 6 Month Contract  

Reports to: DPO / Director of Privacy, Global

Based at: Brighton, UK

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events business, enhancing the power of face to face through data and digital tools. Every year we run over 500 events in 30 countries, bringing together over 7 million event participants worldwide. With 4000 employees we serve 43 industries in 38 offices around the globe. 

Reed Exhibitions is part of RELX Group. RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs approximately 30,000 people of whom almost half are in North America. 

Job Purpose: This position will support the Data Protection Officer in ensuring that Reed Exhibitions continues to meet our global privacy obligations.   

Key Responsibilities: 

Completing assessments and advise upon personal data processes across the organisation; 

Reviewing and drafting of privacy notices and supplementary notices relevant to specific processing activities;

Updating of the data inventory and reviewing of data flows;

Embedding requirements, processes and standards set by the RX Privacy Office;

Designing, developing and delivering tailored privacy compliance training programmes in conjunction with the RX Privacy Office;

Measuring and tracking privacy compliance activity and communicating privacy status to the RX Privacy Office;

Assisting in, and review of rights requests and associated processes; and

Assisting in audit reporting processes. 

Ideal Candidate Profile

The business is looking for a candidate with extensive data protection knowledge and experience in a commercial environment. Such knowledge and experience should include:

Extensive working knowledge of the GDPR and e-Privacy Directive with the ability to analyse legislative requirements and relate these to organisational practices and solutions;

Working knowledge of data protection law in global jurisdictions; 

Deep understanding of online platforms, systems, data and processes;

Strong ability to engage effectively and create buy-in with all levels of the organisation;

Ability to provide clear and effective communication and reporting on changes and issues;

A highly visible champion in the business with a can do attitude and enthusiasm that inspires others;

Ability to move at pace and use different improvement strategies appropriate to the scope of work;

Ability to take control and exercise leadership;

Well organised and efficient, with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines; 

Ability to work effectively and supportively within a global team; and

Ability to travel as needed


Responsive and service-oriented

Organised / Process driven

Attentive to detail and accuracy




Cooperative (low ego), collaborative and flexible

Commercially sensitive



University degree or equivalent.

Fluency in English is required; fluency in German or French would be useful.

CIPP/E, CIPM or other officially recognised privacy certification a must


If this position interests you or you know someone it would, please send written applications to recruitment@reedexpo.co.uk with a covering letter and your salary expectations. Or you can apply online at www.reedexpo.com. Due to the large volume of applications, we are unable to respond to all applications individually. Therefore, if you are not contacted by the company within the next three weeks, we regret to advise that your application has been unsuccessful.   WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING CV’S FROM AGENCIES. THEREFORE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO US OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND APPLY ONLINE. 

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