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Head of Advanced Analytics, International



Data Science
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Airbnb was born in 2007 when two Hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home, and has since grown to over 4 million Hosts who have welcomed more than 1 billion guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Every day, Hosts offer unique stays and experiences that make it possible for guests to connect with communities in a more authentic way.

The Community You Will Join:

  • Airbnb is a pioneering platform in the travel and hospitality industry, connecting millions of travelers with unique accommodations and experiences worldwide. As we aim to deepen our reach and enhance our offerings across the globe, we are in search of passionate and innovative team members to help us navigate our growth in diverse markets.

The Difference You will Make:

  • Airbnb is looking for a Manager, Advanced Analytics, International, who will play a crucial role in steering Airbnb’s growth strategy across various countries and regions. Reporting to the Director, Advanced Analytics, Business, this individual will work in close collaboration with the VP International, who will serve as the primary stakeholder. The role demands a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of analytics to support market-specific growth strategies, from emerging to mature markets. The Manager will lead a team focused on delivering actionable insights to drive consideration, adoption, and re-engagement strategies, tailored to the unique characteristics of each market.

A Typical Day:

  • Spearhead advanced analytics initiatives to identify growth opportunities and optimize strategies across different stages of market development globally.
  • Collaborate extensively with the VP International and serve as a key analytics partner, providing data-driven insights to support strategic decisions.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams including Strategic Finance and Analytics, Data and Analytical Engineering, Central Strategy and Intelligence, and Data Science, in addition to Product Marketing, Marketing, Policy, and Comms.
  • Develop and refine metrics and KPIs to effectively measure performance and impact of initiatives across various geographies.
  • Utilize a deep understanding of cultural, linguistic, and regulatory nuances to inform and customize analytics approaches for disparate markets.
  • Lead and mentor a geographically distributed analytics team, fostering an environment of growth, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Facilitate communication and alignment across different time zones, ensuring cohesive strategy execution with stakeholders in Beijing, Paris, Miami, and San Francisco.

Your Expertise:

  • Extensive experience in advanced analytics with a proven track record of driving international growth and understanding market dynamics across diverse countries and regions.
  • Strong analytical and statistical modeling skills, with the ability to turn complex data into insightful and actionable strategies.
  • Leadership experience with the capability to manage and inspire a distributed team.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across multiple functions and regions.
  • Adaptive and flexible mindset to work with stakeholders across various time zones and cultural contexts.
  • Quantitative undergraduate degree required; an advanced degree (MBA or equivalent) is preferred.
  • Multilingual capabilities are highly advantageous.

Our Commitment To Inclusion & Belonging:

Airbnb is committed to working with the broadest talent pool possible. We believe diverse ideas foster innovation and engagement, and allow us to attract creatively-led people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.