Founded in 2008, Airbnb exists to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere, providing healthy travel that is local, authentic, diverse, inclusive and sustainable. Airbnb uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs.

Airbnb’s accommodation marketplace provides access to 5+ million unique places to stay in more than 81,000 cities and 191 countries. With Experiences, Airbnb offers unprecedented access to local communities and interests through 15,000+ unique, handcrafted activities run by hosts across 1,000+ markets around the world. Airbnb’s people-to-people platform benefits all its stakeholders, including hosts, guests, employees and the communities in which it operates.

Airbnb's Marketing Data Science is looking to hire a Data Scientist based in San Francisco.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • PhD in Econometrics, Statistics, Economics or Marketing (or similar skillset)
  • Experience in measurement of offline advertising AND experience in development of Customer Lifetime Value models
  • Passion for the subject; curiosity and desire to continuously keep up with academic research on marketing science and customer science
  • Ability to solve business problems using wide variety of statistical methods and models
  • Skill in statistical programming (R, Python) and database usage (SQL, HIVE)

The role is responsible for:

  • Designing experiments to measure the effectiveness of Airbnb’s offline advertising and the effectiveness of content / features on our website / app
  • Generating insights about the company's most valuable guests and hosts, and differences relative to the company's least valuable guests and hosts
  • Generating insights to improve ad effectiveness and to optimize spend by audience segment and by channel, and working with Marketing partners to implement
  • Participating actively in Airbnb data science community to improve the company’s technical capabilities (in addition to developing your own!)


  • Stock
  • $2,000 yearly employee travel coupon
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life & disability coverage
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status