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Product, Full Time    Brooklyn, NY (Rent the Runway HQ)    Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022
 
   
 
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Project Manager (Temp to Perm), Brand Operations

About Us:

Rent the Runway (RTR)  is transforming the way we get dressed by pioneering the worlds first Closet in the Cloud. Founded in 2009, RTR has disrupted the $2.4 trillion fashion industry by inspiring women with a more joyful, sustainable, & financially-savvy way to feel their best every day. As the ultimate destination for circular fashion, the brand now offers infinite points of access to its shared closet via a fully customizable subscription to fashion, one-time rental, or ownership. RTR offers designer apparel, accessories, & home decor from 700+ brand partners & has built in-house proprietary technology & a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation. Under CEO & Co-Founder Jennifer Hymans leadership, RTR has been named to CNBCs Disruptor 50 five times in ten years & has been placed on Fast Companys Most Innovative Companies list multiple times, while Hyman herself has been named to the TIME 100 most influential people in the world & as one of People magazines Women Changing the World.

About the Job

We are seeking a Project Manager who will oversee the day-to-day operations & execution of all marketing creative & brand projects, as well as manage workflow & cross-functional communications connecting multiple aspects of the business in order to bring order & process to the company.  This role will also be responsible for managing the cross-functional projects, timelines, connection points, processes, & planning cycles between marketing, creative, brand, & fashion teams as it relates to creative development & approvals. 

The ideal candidate will facilitate the high quality of marketing output for the company, ensuring that creative initiatives & projects are resourced, tracked, & delivered on time. To be most effective in this role, you must be highly collaborative, strategic in understanding each teams goals in relation to company objectives, & conceptual & flexible in your ability to implement pivotal workflow processes in a creative environment. 

You will support the Creative team in getting work completed on time, within budget, & with all of the right stakeholders buy-in. The ideal candidate will be solutions-focused & able to mitigate risk by anticipating various scenarios throughout the course of a project & building actionable plans accordingly. You will monitor the progression of projects, alleviate bottlenecks as needed & act as the hub of information for the Marketing & Creative teams.

Reporting to the Director of Brand Operations, this is a highly cross-functional role that will work directly with stakeholders across brand, creative, revenue, fashion, & growth marketing teams. 

What Youll Do: 

  • Lead the flow of the creative development process across integrated mediums for the Marketing & Creative teams, including but not limited to tracking, briefing, & cross-department communication for traditional, digital, social, OOH, video, & print deliverables.
  • Develop & own all timelines, including project kickoffs & stakeholder reviews, ensuring projects are delivered on time & on brief in accordance with goals.
  • Oversee resource management & workflow of company creators, including but not limited to graphic designers, copywriters, & video editors.
  • Coordinate meetings with necessary stakeholders, consolidate feedback & ensure that teams understand next steps, & assign action items to meet required deadlines. 
  • Manage concurrent projects, ticketing, developing timelines with key milestones, delivery, & proper cataloging of assets.
  • Continuously evaluate & communicate the status of ongoing projects, identify any bottlenecks or risks, & manage expectations as needed. 
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders across the company. 
  • Motivate, support, & understand teams: business partners, brand strategists, art directors, designers, copywriters, content creators, & producers.
  • Create an environment that encourages cross-functional collaboration, alignment, & momentum; facilitate collaboration & connection points across company departments to gather necessary inputs for decision-making.

About You: 

  • You have 5+ years of creative operations/project management experience in an agency or in-house. 
  • You have experience partnering with leadership, business owners, & creatives & have a true understanding of full-funnel Marketing & Creative teams. 
  • You bring creative problem-solving to everything you do & are familiar with fast-paced, tech-driven creative & marketing environments. 
  • You have demonstrated experience setting up / optimizing processes aimed at improving workflow. 
  • You are fluent in creative development, project management, & content production experience (video, photo, & print), digital marketing (email, paid social), & integrated marketing campaigns (OTT, OOH, experiential).
  • You have experience managing the creative development process & workload distribution.
  • You bring positive energy & creative problem-solving to everything you do. You thrive in a fast-paced organization, enjoy working hard, & find new ways of doing things that unlock business value & team fulfillment. 
  • You are proficient with Google docs & have experience with Project Management software such as Smartsheet, Asana, Monday.com, Workfront, etc.

COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT:

RTR is requiring all US corporate employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to work in person, unless an employee requires a reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.  If you believe that you may require an accommodation, please apply for any roles that interest you & if hired, you will receive information on how to request a reasonable accommodation after your start date. RTR will evaluate all such requests in accordance with Company policy & applicable law.   

Rent the Runway is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 & over), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing & characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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While initially a temporary position, the anticipated annualized base salary for this position is $78,400 - $98,000. The anticipated salary for the temporary position will be $37-$47 per hour. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held. 

 
 
 
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