Etsy is looking for an exceptional individual to join its Marketing team as a Research Analyst. In this role, you will be the owner of market intelligence for Etsy: you will analyze macro and industry trend as well as the wealth of internal Etsy data to formulate insights actionable against the top marketing challenges facing the company, and you will be responsible to convert those into action.
About the Position
Research and monitor financial, technological, and demographic factors at the macro and industry levels
Leverage Etsy data to generate intelligence about our buyer community: patterns, behaviors, verticals, with a focus on the characteristics of our top buyers.
Communicate recommendations fearlessly and effectively across Etsy.
Drive the implementation of your own proposals, defining success metrics, working closely with functional owners, and measuring the value created.
You have an acute interest in economics and the social sciences, and you developed a solid analytical and statistical foundation (including data modeling) to serve it.
You have a deep knowledge of markets and e-commerce, and are deeply engrossed by marketplaces. You have strong opinions backed by your own research and insights and know Etsy's business model inside out.
You are comfortable dealing with unstructured business issues and successfully building highly organized and motivated teams to resolve those issues.
You are able to build consensus across a diverse set of individuals (marketers, product managers, engineers, management, etc).
You are extremely hard working, organized and attentive to detail. You take pride in the work you produce.
BA/BS from a top university (hard science/social sciences a plus), graduate degree (MBA, JD, PhD) from top program a plus
Knowledge of SQL and/or other programming languages is a strong plus.
Etsy is the world’s most vibrant handmade marketplace. Our mission is to enable people all over the world to make a living making things. The growing Etsy community includes over 19 million members in over 150 countries. Our sellers collectively list around 15 million active items, and in 2011 we sold over $500 million of goods. Etsy operates transparently and you can check in to see how the Etsy community is doing in our monthly weather reports.
Etsy employees are empowered and expected to be themselves, share ideas and figure out what they can each do to keep Etsy evolving. You’ll get to work with some of the brightest, most creative people you’ve ever met—but you’ll also be challenged to be one of those people.
If you’re interested in the job, please send a cover letter along with your resume telling us what inspires you about Etsy and why you think you are perfect for the team. If you contribute to an open source project, write a blog, or practice another craft, that means something to us, and we would love to hear about it when you write!