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Senior Manager, Copy & Content 

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:

The Senior Manager of Copy & Content sits on the Brand & Integrated Marketing team & will own the brand voice & messaging to support marketing efforts across the business. This critical role requires a creative & imaginative individual who can produce original, provocative, & engaging written content that also drives business growth. From concepting to execution, they will work on everything from seasonal & brand campaigns to content franchises to website copy to writing emails. Clear, detail-oriented communicators who have a deep understanding of fashion & culture will move to the top of our list.

What Youll Do:

  • Bring RTRs new tone of voice to life in a fresh, compelling, & provocatively original way through full funnel copy & content 
  • Lead development of fashion-focused copy, styling content & promotional messaging for  emails, push, site, blog, collateral, packaging, & OTT (scripts)  
  • Partner with Art Directors & Designers on creative concepts for seasonal moments, designer launches & brand moments  Make sure copy & visuals work together to communicate the full picture.
  • Create innovative & original content franchises based on our evergreen brand & quarterly content strategy that live across the funnel 
  • Leverage channel best practices, data & performance insights to deliver effective revenue-driving content that resonates with customers
  • Report on performance of messaging across key channels & identify opportunities to optimize  
  • Collaborate with the social team to develop fresh & original social & creator campaigns, with a focus on TikTok 
  • Help with social & paid marketing copy as needed
  • Manage a Copywriter 

About You:

  • 6+ years of experience in house at a high-growth consumer facing brand (additional agency experience a plus) 
  • Experience managing, training & mentoring copywriters  
  • Excellent communication, editing/proofreading, & problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, creative writing, English or fashion emphasis preferred
  • Experience writing womens fashion copy (ecommerce experience a plus)   
  • Digital-first writing style that understands how to stands out on social platforms - specifically TikTok  
  • Deep understanding of current trends across fashion, music, art, design, food, travel & culture/the internet at largeDigital-first writing style that understands & stands our on social platforms
  • Ability to describe fashion trends & designers & give style advice to our modern customer in a sophisticated, friendly voice
  • Ability to work both alone & with a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Must be able to prioritize & handle multiple projects at once.


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 3 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 $134,000 - $168,000. 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.   This position is also eligible for equity compensation.

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