About This Position
As a Data & Analytics Intern at Ellevest, you will have the opportunity to conduct research & analytics at fast-growing NYC financial technology startup committed to closing the gender investing gap. The ideal candidate possesses a blend of statistical expertise, technical know-how, business instincts, & communication skills. With a focus on developing the skills needed to be successful as a data analyst, the Data & Analytics Intern will contribute to deriving, sharing, & applying insights across the organization. As a member of the Growth Team, youll also benefit from broad exposure to a range of disciplines within a high-growth start-up environment (analytics, engineering, marketing, product, & operations), including a window into how your work influences top-line company goals.
- Build reports & dashboards that provide deep insights into Ellevests business performance using Tableau & other data tools
- Analyze marketing & product usage data to identify opportunities to accelerate business growth
- Build tools to automate data collection & processing
- Solve ad-hoc analytical questions in collaboration with colleagues
- Support ongoing documentation of data & analytics processes
- Advanced proficiency in data & statistical analysis
- Experience manipulating data using SQL, Python, R, or another scripting language
- Experience creating data visualizations using Tableau or other software a plus
- A strong desire to learn, both with guidance & independently
- Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment with a diverse team
- Passion for our women-oriented mission
Ellevest is a transformative technology company created to help women achieve their financial potential. Ellevest helps women take control of their financial futures through investing, with a beautifully designed digital platform backed by an incredibly smart algorithm. Ellevest was co-founded by Wall Street veteran Sallie Krawcheck, chair of the Ellevate Network, previously CEO of Smith Barney & Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, formerly CFO of Citi, & author of Own It: The Power of Women at Work.Ellevest has raised $70MM from investors like Rethink Impact, Pivotal Ventures, Valerie Jarrett, Salesforce Ventures, PayPal Ventures, MasterCard, Khosla Ventures, Morningstar, & Venus Williams.
Ellevest has flipped the traditional approach to investing with a real-life, goal-based approach. Clients select personal financial goals such as buying a home, starting a business, raising a family, & retiring well, among others. Ellevest is unique in taking into account a womans longer lifespan & different salary curve, combined with her current financial picture, to construct highly customized investment portfolios for each of her goals. Ellevests unique algorithms are designed to get the client to her goal number or better in 70% of market scenarios, higher than traditional financial advisors.
Working at Ellevest
Ellevest is a leading tech company in New York City, with a thriving team across our engineering, product, marketing, client experience, investments, & operations organizations. We place a major emphasis on building a team & working environment where individuals can succeed professionally & personally. As a team member at Ellevest, you can expect to make a difference through your work, to have a direct impact on the achievement of a very meaningful mission, to significantly advance your career trajectory, & to have room for fun & fulfillment in your daily life. We know that achieving a mission as critical as ours requires incredible talent & teamwork, & team is the most important thing to us.
In 2018, Ellevest was awarded the #14 spot on LinkedIns list of most sought-after startups, as well as a spot on CNBCs Disruptor 50 list -- identifying start-ups on the cutting edge of huge consumer, tech & business shifts. In 2017, Ellevest was named one of Entrepreneur Magazines 100 Brilliant Ideas, & CNBC listed Ellevest as one of their Top 25 Most Promising Startups on a path to becoming tomorrows household names. We were also named one of Entrepreneur Magazines 100 Brilliant Ideas. We are working every day to make this a reality, & create a brand & a service that closes the female money gap.
We are an equal opportunity employer & 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.
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