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Manager, Data Science

Date: Jun 30, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15396
Area of Interest: Marketing
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

You will be part of the Marketing Data Science team responsible for optimizing our marketing investment and personalization experiences.

About the Role

As the Manager of Data Science, you will lead the strategy and management of our multi-touch attribution platform to measure incrementality and inform our Test & Learn agenda. In addition, you will be responsible for the creation of targeting and personalization assets to deliver the right content at the right time through the right channel. You will work with the CRM, Digital, Loyalty and Tech teams to test these assets, assess the value, implement and iterate to drive more value. We have a multi-dimensional customer data landscape that you will leverage to provide analytics support for strategic marketing projects.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Work with our multi-touch attribution modeling vendor to ensure alignment on modeling methodologies, model validation metrics and actionable insights.
* Build product category level multi-touch attribution models, segmentation models and MMM models in-house
* Analyze, gain insights and create personalization assets from consumer conversion paths and journeys
* Collaborate with marketing, brand and IT stakeholders in upstream ideation and inception of marketing programs; participate in and offer insights on data availability, performance measurability and analytic opportunities

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!


We're excited about you because you have...

* Masters/Advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Applied Analytics or other quantitative field.
* 2+ years MTA/MMM modeling experience
* 3-4 years of statistical modeling experience
* 6-8 years of business-based analytics, part of which includes hands-on data analysis experience with SAS, SQL or other similar analytic programming languages.
* 1-2 years of people manager experience a plus
* Project management experience in advanced analytics or complex data Mining, machine learning, or predictive modeling desired
* Advanced knowledge of statistical/ query programming languages such as SQL, SAS, R, Python, Hive, Spark, Java, Perl
* Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams in collaborative environment and develop analytic solutions and present findings to internal stakeholders (executive level) in the organization.
* Excellent analytic and critical thinking, combined with strong written and verbal communication skills
* Experience with multi-channel retail consumer data such as POS and clickstream data

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.


Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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