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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.

Position Overview:

In this position you will assist key executives at Rent the Runway, providing administrative support in all day to day needs. You will enable some of the companys most influential leaders to be more efficient by keeping them organized, prepared & on time. You will also help manage the internal operating cadence of the company, liaising with senior leaders to ensure the business runs smoothly. You will also have the opportunity to deal with a diverse group of executives internally & externally, acting as a key representative of the RTR brand.

You are the right fit for this position if you are incredibly organized, passionate about Rent the Runway, proactive & scrappy. To be successful in this role, you must be able to work well under pressure, thrive in a fast paced environment, juggle lots of projects & deadlines at once, & have a proven track record as a stellar executive assistant in a similar work environment. The right candidate could use this role as a jumping off point for other roles within the company over time.

What Youll Do:

  • Provide administrative support to multiple executives (President & COO, CFO & others)
  • Manage all aspects of executives calendars including: conference calls, appointments, meetings, travel, transportation, etc.
  • Support the internal operating cadence of the company in partnership with the business operations team (such as business reviews & company meetings) 
  • Assist in editing & management of presentations/materials for meetings
  • Anticipate the needs of the executives you support, including how to manage their schedules most effectively, when they should visit various locations, etc.
  • Create & implement a follow up system on all outstanding scheduling & miscellaneous issues
  • Act as a liaison with other departments & outside partners, including other high-level executives & business leaders, board members, vendors, etc.
  • Support communication, organization & general business needs as necessary, creating & maintaining documents, folders, filing systems, drives & databases
  • Handle business expenses, including reconciling corporate card accounts & creating/ submitting expense reports
  • Coordinate catering for exec, board & company meetings / occasional larger scale RTR events as well as meals / coffee for executives on a regular basis
  • Work independently & within the EA / RTR team on special & ongoing projects when necessary (i.e. lunch & learns, external & RTR Board meetings, retreats, business dinners, etc.)       

About You:

  • 3+ years of prior administrative experience
  • Relevant work experience in a startup, ecommerce and/or technology based company preferred, or company with similar pace & structure
  • Strong interpersonal skills & the ability to handle sensitive & confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact & diplomacy
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced environment & demonstrate ability to juggle multiple competing tasks, deadlines, personalities, long & short term projects, etc.
  • Must be able to interact & communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization including senior executives, board members, etc.
  • Extreme attention to detail in composing, typing & proofing materials, establishing priorities & meeting deadlines
  • Must be forward thinking & constantly one step ahead
  • Must be able to appropriately handle confidential information & use best judgment for sharing information
  • Proficiency in: word processing, spreadsheets, database & presentation software (Gmail, Slack, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Word, etc.)


At Rent the Runway, were committed to the wellbeing of our employees, & aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal & professional growth. Our inclusive benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, & family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves & their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program  - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, & have some fun!
  • Exclusive employee subscription & rental discounts -  to ensure you experience the magic of renting the runway (and give us valued feedback!).
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA & dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first & weve got you covered.
  • 401k match - an investment in your future.
  • Company wide events & outings - our team spirit is no joke - we know how to have fun!
  • Hybrid Work - our corporate employees have the option to work remotely 2 days a week, in accordance with Company policies.


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.


The anticipated base salary for this position is $78,400 - $98,000. 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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