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Marketing Technical Analyst Intern - Summer 2024

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🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship



  • Wayfair is seeking analytical, data-driven, and action-oriented candidates for Marketing Technical Analyst internship opportunities in Summer 2024. Analysts drive roadmaps, design experiments, build prototypes, create proof of concepts and perform exploratory data analysis. This is all in support of validating hypotheses while partnering with engineering and data science to implement solutions at scale. This is an ideal opportunity for candidates who are interested in entering the technology and e-commerce space, developing hands-on analytical and technical skills, and working closely with core business functions to drive real impact and results.
  • Our Marketing team drives growth for Wayfair on every major advertising platform. We aren’t your standard marketers: we own the strategy, P&L, and roadmaps for our portfolio of cutting-edge and in-house-built marketing and AdTech products. We leverage deep quantitative analytics and technology to acquire high-potential customers and engage them to come back again and again. We have petabytes of data at our fingertips, which we utilize to build algorithms and automated solutions to ensure that our offering and shopping experience delivers to each customer our brand promise of “creating your unique feeling of home.” Marketing Technical Analysts will work on highly cross functional initiatives, building capabilities across all brands (Wayfair, AllModern, Joss & Main, Birch Lane, Perigold) and geographies (North America, Europe) while focusing on specific marketing channels (e.g. paid search, display advertising, email marketing, social media, TV/Online video, etc.). Collectively these marketing channels spend over a billion dollars annually, which Technical Analysts play a critical role in maximizing each channel’s success.


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree earned by Winter 2024 or Summer 2025 with a quantitative focus (i.e. Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering)
  • Must be returning to the course of study following completion of the internship
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in a structured programming language (e.g., advanced R, Python, SQL) with a strong desire and ability to further develop skill set
  • Strong quantitative experience, with the ability to generate insights and solutions or build a story and strategy from large data sets
  • Excellent critical thinking and verbal and written communication skills - ability to break down and communicate complex ideas in order to influence cross-functional stakeholders
  • An ownership mindset with the ability to thrive in a highly ambiguous and fast-paced environment with a dynamic bias for action and a “get stuff done” attitude
  • A desire to win as a team - collaborative team player who wants to see themselves and others succeed and thrive

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Develop novel approaches to optimize key levers at Wayfair, then partner with data science and engineering teams to launch at scale across all channels and geographies
  • Leverage your deep understanding of statistics and technical programming skills (Python, R, SQL, etc.) to conduct advanced analytics on large data sets to identify opportunities and validate hypotheses
  • Drive operational excellence through real time monitoring, alerting and automation to ensure a rapid response to changes in market dynamics and customer/supplier behaviors
  • Collaborate directly with and regularly provide updates on progress to leadership across North America and Europe
  • Run open-ended exploratory data analysis and lightweight modeling to identify new ideas and opportunities
  • Proactively monitor our cost and profitability models to identify potential issues, determine root causes, and resolve issues


Work type

Full time

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