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Rent The Runway // designer dresses & accessories rental
Product, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Saturday, March 27, 2021
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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.

What Youll Do:

  • Assist team with production of all e-commerce photo shoots; organize talent, photographers, stylists, craft services, call sheets & day-of coordination.
  • Support day-to-day photo studio operations within the in-house studio including but not limited to  cleanliness, maintenance & organization facilitate equipment repairs & maintaining studio supply levels.
  • Update studio schedule & inform all studio stakeholders.
  • Oversee timeline, shot list integrity, studio, crew, & talent needs allowing other creators
    to focus on execution of content including the day of shoot, ensuring all necessary elements
    are going according to plan.
  • Work closely with a team of full-time producers, stylists, sample coordinators & freelance crew (models, photographers, stylists, hair & makeup).
  • Assist with sourcing e-commerce talent, manage bookings of freelance photographers, stylists, & hair & make-up artists within tight budget constraints & constantly changing shoot schedules.
  • Assist with updating talent database & daily productivity metrics.
  • Assist with e-commerce production budget; financial tracking by invoicing, reconciling expenses, & tracking budget spends.
  • Assist with castings for all photo shoots across the Rent the Runway brand.
  • Assist Sample & Styling with coordination of racks of stock & samples within the studio to set.
  • Maintain a positive work environment with high creative standards.
  • Assist with ad hoc special projects as needed.

About You: 

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience (start-up and/or e-commerce environment experience a plus)
  • Ability to work well independently but know when to escalate 
  • Ability to shift gears comfortably, be flexible with work schedule & be at ease managing various deliverable deadlines
  • Exceptional organizational, time-management, & planning skills
  • Demonstrated organizational & project management skills a must, with strong attention to detail & a knack for follow-through
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Must be proactive with strong initiative, able to anticipate needs & adapt to situations as they arise
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills with proven experience building long-term, productive relationships with peers & candidates
  • Proficient in Google Suite & Microsoft Excel
  • Must be a team player with strong analytical, negotiation & communication skills
  • A creative aptitude & appreciation with a strong grasp of the Rent the Runway brand
  • Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with task/timeline management tools a plus
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