Thumbtack is a local services marketplace that connects customers with the right professionals for anything they need done. Every day we rally around the impact Thumbtack has on people’s lives — helping brides plan their perfect wedding, families improve their homes, and small businesses grow and thrive. Thumbtack today has 1,100+ types of services, millions of customer requests, and hundreds of thousands of paying professionals. Join our growing team in the quest to build THE destination for anything you need done.

About the Analytics Team

The Analytics Team empowers Thumbtack to use data to guide business decisions.  We partner with each other and with teams across the company on projects ranging from exploring click-level data on user experiences to evaluating the impact of a new business model on company performance. This role is about so much more than creating dashboards--it’s telling the story of our business in a way that inspires action.

About the Role

During this 12 week summer internship at Thumbtack, you will collaborate with a mentor on the analytics team on one or more high-impact analytics projects, accessing Thumbtack’s rich datastore to better understand a product feature or an aspect of our marketplace. At the same time, you’ll contribute to our broader team and company data culture by presenting your findings to educate teammates or to help make a business or product decision.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with product, growth, marketing and operations teams to conduct in-depth quantitative analyses that guide strategic decisions
  • Make recommendations based on detailed analysis and a deep understanding of our business
  • Build and maintain reports, models, and visualizations which provide insight into user experiences and business performance
  • Contribute to our team and company data culture through peer collaboration

Must-Have Qualifications

  • Current junior with past analytical work/research experience or working toward a degree in Engineering, Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or other science-related  quantitative field
  • Proficiency using Excel, Google Sheets, SQL, R, Python, or similar tool to analyze large datasets
  • Sharp business judgement and the ability to see past the noise
  • Strong communicator, attentive listener and compelling explainer

More About Us

Thumbtack is the destination for getting things done—from house remodeling to event planning to music lessons and more. Each year, more than 200,000 professionals across the country service a growing 5 million Thumbtack projects in almost 1,100 unique categories. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Francisco, Thumbtack has raised more than $275 million from Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global Management, Javelin Investment Partners, Baillie Gifford, and Google Capital.

Thumbtack embraces diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

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