Trainee Data Protection Support Desk Consultant

Myles Dacres

View our Trainee Data Protection Support Desk Consultant role based at our head office just outside of Leeds City Centre.

Joe Kirk - Support Desk Consultant at his Desk

Trainee Data Protection Support Desk Consultant

Graduate Opportunity – Leeds (Hybrid)

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey in the world of data protection and cybersecurity? Data Protection People is searching for a dynamic individual to join our exceptional support desk team. As one of the UK’s foremost Data Protection Consultancies, we serve a diverse clientele across various sectors. Whether you’re a seasoned professional with a few years of experience or an eager newcomer looking to dive into this rapidly evolving industry, this role presents an invaluable opportunity.

Job Salary:

  • Competitive salary ranging from £20,000 to £25,000


  • Personal Development Training: We invest in your growth.
  • Free Parking: Convenient for our team members.
  • 31 Days Holiday: Including Bank Holidays.

Contract Type:

  • Full-time contract (37 hours per week), Monday to Friday.


  • Our headquarters are situated just outside of Leeds City Centre.

Reporting Structure:

  • You will report to your Support Desk Manager, Laura Brentnall. Tristan has over six years of experience in data protection and possesses a true passion for privacy. With his expertise, Tristan is set to lead our support desk into the future, ensuring we provide the best possible service to our clients.


The support desk is dynamic, offering diverse challenges daily. Your responsibilities include:

  • Handling Support Tickets: Logging and reviewing support tickets from various channels, undertaking research, preparing responses, and more.
  • Project Work: Involvement in projects, requiring Data Protection experience, preferably with a legal background.
  • Support Desk Admin: Assisting in administrative tasks, maintaining resources, and supporting team operations.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Detail Focused: A sharp eye for detail is essential.
  • Good Communicator: As a client-facing role, effective communication is crucial.
  • Team Player: Collaboration within our five-member support desk team is vital to provide top-level service.
  • Qualifications: We are looking for Law Graduates who have a keen interest

Why Choose Data Protection People:

  • At Data Protection People, you’ll face a wide spectrum of data protection challenges, gaining invaluable experience. Our dedicated team provides top-tier training, setting the stage for a meaningful career in data protection.
  • Joe Kirk’s journey is testament to the possibilities within our support desk team. Joe joined our organisation from Leeds Beckett University as a Business Development Consultants, after a short time in the role he decided he would prefer a more operational position. Joe joined our support desk team and was able to shift his focus and started to learn the role of a Data Protection Support Consultant, 2 years down the line he is one of our strongest Support Desk Consultants and works that closely with one of our biggest clients.

How to Apply:

  • If you’re ready to embrace this opportunity, reach out to one of our team members or email [email protected].

If this role doesn’t align with your current aspirations but you’re exploring new opportunities, consider joining the Data Protection Made Easy community. Stay updated with news, job opportunities, and industry insights in the world of Data Protection. Reach out to one of our team members or email [email protected].

Join us at the forefront of data protection and cybersecurity. We look forward to welcoming you to the Data Protection People team.