Social Sector Strategist

Working at Thinking Machines

Thinking Machines is a data science startup. Our vision is for the Philippines to become a global hub for data science. To do that, we create data science cultures, one organization at a time.

We’re a company made up of intellectually curious, civic-minded, forever-learning individuals. We believe that great data science products are built with care for people, and that the best way to drive inclusive innovation is to start with a diverse team.

Our field of work is incredibly dynamic, so we want to work with people who are committed to growing with us. We want to hire people who can demonstrate an ability to learn, then provide them with personalized coaching, growth opportunities, and a great working environment to get them to world-class.

Role Description

Thinking Machines believes in applying the power of data science to help address humanity’s toughest challenges – including climate change and poverty reduction.

As a Social Sector Strategist, your role will be to build engagements and relationships with organizations that are working on solutions to these challenges. Just a few of the social impact projects we’ve done previously include:

Your challenge will be to identify opportunities to apply data science to the goals and contexts of organizations focused on social good. These organizations will include development banks, non-profits, government agencies, foundations, philanthropies, and social enterprises. You’ll need to deeply understand their needs and help them navigate the complex world of big data and machine learning.

On a typical day, you might be:

You'll also be expected to help out on any tasks that may come up on ongoing projects. Since the startup space can get crazy, we are looking for someone who is up for any kind of challenge and has the initiative to seek out ways to be useful. We move fast, and we expect you to keep up!


We are looking for people who meet the following profile:


Benefits and Perks

We offer the following compensation and benefits:

How to Apply

If you fit this profile and we sound like the kind of people you want to work with, fill up the form below with your information and resume. After submitting the form, please expect an email from us within the next 15 minutes, detailing the next steps for your application. If you do not receive an email from us, please contact [email protected].

Hurry, deadline for submissions is on December 16, 2019!


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