Special Programs Associate Technology Recruiting Jobs Vacancy in Wayfair Boston
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Background on the Department
You will be the 2 nd hire to join a brand new program management office at Wayfair tasked with building Wayfair’s data science program—a top priority at the company. Wayfair is laying down plans to rapidly scale our data science capabilities and key component of this plan is to rapidly grow our team. This office will be ideating, developing, managing, and evaluating programs that will attract and retain top data scientists. This office works at the intersection of talent acquisition, community engagement and the business to identify sources of top talent, develop relationships with key influencers, and create programs that draw and train data scientists.
As a rapidly growing e-commerce company, Wayfair depends on its Data Science team to solve some of the most challenging problems using the latest machine learning/AI-based techniques. The mission of the Data Science team is to unlock deep learning from data in order to help guide the business – everything from tactical optimizations to broad level strategic direction that is grounded in data evidence and heavy analytical rigor. This requires a multidisciplinary blend of statistics, technology, and business strategy, all applied in tandem to discover key insights that lie hidden in our data sets. Your role is key to building the most important part of our data science strategy: the team.
Key Responsibilities of the Department:
Develop the data science outreach strategy for building Wayfair’s brand as an employer of choice
Drive awareness and interest through conference participation, competitions, blog entries, meet-ups, speaking engagements, etc.
Build relationships with strategic meet-ups, industry groups and associations to foster strategic collaborations, research collaboration and knowledge sharing
Create boot camps and other programs to train potential data scientists
Work with Talent Acquisition to develop and execute on strategic sourcing and hiring plans to reach data science talent post-campus.
Coordinate efforts to build Wayfair’s thought leadership in data science and bring external speakers and industry thought leaders to Wayfair
Measure data science program successes and growth opportunities
Key Responsibilities of this Role:
Day-to-day administration and coordination of all areas of the data science program office
Collaborate with other members administrative teams across the Wayfair organization (largely data analytics, talent, and engineering)
Organize and host frequent Wayfair sponsored events on-site and offsite in Boston area
Research recruiting events, career fairs, and technical conferences
Participate in program office strategy – marketing collateral, special projects
Provide support to recruiting team in other capacities as needed
Act as point person for visiting executives and candidates
Proactively manage calendars with the ability to schedule and prioritize meetings, resolve schedule conflicts, and stay several steps ahead to maintain efficiency
Handle travel arrangements and make frequent revisions as needed
Schedule and coordinate numerous weekly and ad hoc meetings
Schedule interviews (phone, Skype, in-office)
Coordinate in-office “interview days” and other in-office events
Various other ad hoc requests
Microsoft Office Expert – you’re always being asked, “How did you do that?” when you’re working in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel)
Detail-oriented and organized – you’re obsessive about dotting i’s and crossing t’s; keeping track of details is how you know you’re alive
Excellent communication – your friends always know they can trust you to tell them the brutal truth in a gentle way that makes it easy to hear, and you usually know what people mean even when they don’t express themselves perfectly
Tech savvy and comfort working with engineers and scientists (aka Nerds!) – you don’t have to be a nerd, but you should love spending all day with them
Critical thinking – you enjoy working through complicated problems or scenarios to come up with a great solution
Curiosity – you like asking questions and digging into the why of how things are done, in pursuit of making them better
Persistence – you never cross something off your to-do list until it’s complete
Discretion – you have no trouble keeping private information private
Analytical thinker – you’re good with numbers, which might be why you’re always the one to split the bill at dinner
Experience with project management – you are eager to grab a goal, design a plan, and work with others to see a vision come alive
Flexible and quick on your feet – you always have ideas to share, no matter the topic
Decision-maker – you’re comfortable making decisions or weighing in on discussions about decisions
Our proposition to you!
A competitive salary and bonus that come along with a unique work life balance
Great mentors and career development opportunities through our learn@work program
Ambitious team of super smart people from all over the world (over 10 nationalities represented today)
We contribute to your gym membership and offer free Yoga classes, as well as Wellness Weeks with massages, workshops and other exciting events
Daily fresh fruits, snacks, drinks, and coffee
Let’s not forget the chance to join the next global giant in e-commerce
About Wayfair Inc.
Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 8 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.
The Wayfair family of sites includes:
Wayfair , an online destination for all things home
Joss & Main , where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
AllModern , unbelievable prices on everything modern
Birch Lane , a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
Perigold , unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings
Wayfair generated $4.3 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended September 30, 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 6,800 people.