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Digital Merchant Coordinator: Temp 

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 Digital Merchant Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in ensuring we are delivering a best in class user experience & will be responsible for maintaining the RTR storefront, with a keen focus on product merchandising. 

This position has a specific focus on managing the receipt to site process & will work cross-functionally with Buying, Production, Planning & Operations in order to ensure timely releases of product to the site with accountability for accurate product information.

 The successful candidate will quickly turn around projects with an unrelenting attention to detail & organizational ability. This will be a 6 month engagement with RTR as a temporary worker. 

What Youll Do:


  • Manage the execution of timely & accurate product launch, including product descriptions, fit/sizing guidance, pricing, imagery, & product attributes
  • Identify bottlenecks within the receiving process to ensure we stay within SLA for site publication
  • Maintain taxonomy databases of product attribute data required for site publish with best in class merchandising
  • Collaborate with buying team on-boarding new designer assets needs for successful launch on the RTR website
  • Assist in managing photo shoot samples & logistics for your product division by collaborating with sample coordinators & buying to ensure correct & timely visual assets for PDP
  • Work with the x-functional team to ensure that all site QA call-outs are executed efficiently & submit/manage/close issue tracks as needed in regards to these issues.
  • Partner with Site Merchandiser Manager to ensure product merchandising is reflective of strategies & understand its impact on the customer storefront experience. 
  • Ensure all deadlines are met for successful site production
  • Organize & develop new SOPs for new systems & merch based workflows
  • Help serve as the department subject matter expert on merchandising.
  • Assist in the day to day execution of merchandising the Rent the Runway website

About You:

  • Have a Bachelors Degree & at least 1 year of ecommerce experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Required (Excel & PowerPoint knowledge is a must)
  • Can effectively manage change & shift gears comfortably 
  • Can make effective decisions without always having total picture
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously with high attention to detail
  • Superior verbal & written communications skills
  • Aptitude for being organized & for delivering results in a fast-paced environment
  • Pro-collaborative personality; ability to use feedback from others in a constructive way
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Bonus Qualifications: Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics & CMS Experience 



The anticipated hourly rate for this position is $28 to $31 per hour. The actual hourly rate 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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