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Rent The Runway // designer dresses & accessories rental
Brooklyn, NY (Rent the Runway HQ)    Posted: Monday, May 23, 2022
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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.

About the Job:

You are currently an eager, versatile analyst, or senior analyst, looking to level up, increase your knowledge & impact in the rewards space, & join a fast paced, rapidly growing disruptor in a niche market. Reporting to our Head of Total Rewards, our Equity & Compensation Manager will drive our equity programs & partner on our compensation strategy to achieve business objectives. You will own the day-to-day administration of Rent the Runways equity plan administration while engaging in driving aspects of our compensation strategy. You will be a member of the People Team & work closely with multiple cross functional teams, including legal, finance, payroll, & our business partners. This role is a critical part of our People & Total Rewards team with significant visibility to all levels across the organization & the opportunity to excel in a very dynamic work environment. It is an energizing role with fantastic growth potential & opportunity to directly impact the success of our business & our employee experience.

What Youll Do:

  • Lead the day to day operational & administrative activities of RTRs equity programs & processes including SOX compliance, governance, recordkeeping, & reporting with discipline & rigor in a recently post-IPO space. 
  • Responsible for issuance of new grants, exercises, cancellations, & vesting event planning & execution in partnership with other equity plan stakeholders.
  • Partner with Head of Total Rewards as a consultant, advisor & subject matter expert with our Business Leaders, HR Business Partners & C-Suite enabling them to deliver our Total Rewards principles & employee value proposition.
  • Provide accurate, timely information to key business stakeholders (i.e., Tax, Payroll, Accounting, People Team) & support global tax & regulatory compliance.
  • Key stakeholder of quarterly reporting & year end compensation processes, communications, & reporting, including compensation committee materials & proxy drafting.
  • Enhance & document equity-related procedures, policies, & controls; provide supporting records & documentation for external audits.

About You:

  • Bachelors degree; one or more certified designations, CCP, SPHR, CEP- preferred
  • 5-7+ years of increasing accountability in the areas of compensation or equity plan administration 
  • Passion & inspired by data storytelling with strong analytics expertise with high proficiency in Excel and/or Tableau 
  • Knowledge of insider trading preclearance compliance, Section 16 compliance (Form 3, 4 & 5) & Proxy Statement reporting requirements preferred
  • Clear & client-focused written & verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain organization & prioritize tasks; track record of completing multiple projects within established deadlines simultaneously in high stakes environment
  • Ability to be successful in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment in which decisions are made collaboratively & within a high performing, engaging team
  • Desire to have fun & immerse in RTRs culture as a founder as you dream big & go for it!


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:

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA & dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first, & weve got you covered.
  • Exclusive employee subscription & rental discounts - to ensure you experience the magic of renting the runway (and give us valued feedback!).
  • 401k match - an investment in your future.
  • 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!
  • 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 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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