Planner at Rent the Runway

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About Rent the Runway:

At Rent the Runway, our mission is to make women feel empowered and self-confident every single day by combining best in class technology, logistics, and customer service. Since our launch in 2009, we’ve developed proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion designers - and we are passionate about continuing to innovate our customer experience. We have pioneered the closet in the cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. We are proud to be both a profitable and fast-growing business, with 11 million members of our community who believe that rental is the future.

Position Overview:

As a Planner on our fashion team, you will be responsible for creating, operationalizing and maintaining inventory plans. You will be accountable for maintaining and driving optimal inventory levels by category and channel to maximize revenue. You will report to the Planning Director and work cross-functionally with Buyers, Site Merchandising, Operations, and Finance. The ideal candidate is curious, comfortable working with complex data and energized by having a direct impact on growth.

Responsibilities: 

This role will be responsible for several key company initiatives across inventory planning, including:

  • Create pre-season plans and in-season forecasts that support our subscription inventory needs
  • Analyze inventory performance and regularly communicate findings to cross-functional stakeholders (Operations, Product Management, Marketing, Finance etc.)
  • Partner closely with the Product Development team to provide guidance on future buys
  • Participate as a valued partner with the Buying, Site Merchandising, Operations, Finance, and Analytics teams
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis based on historical performance, product attributes and customer attributes in all inventory consumption channels: rental, purchases, and retail
  • Ownership of inventory performance reporting, forecasting, and the budgeting process across critical revenue channels

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a quantitative field
  • 4-7 years of experience in Planning and/or Buying
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with SQL and Tableau preferred
  • Strong understanding of financial metrics and concepts
  • Possess strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comfortable making decisions and recommendations grounded in data
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve inventory issues through objective analysis and planning
  • Ability to work with limited resources and collaborate cross-functionally with different departments
  • Ability to handle many projects simultaneously and effectively prioritize across a diverse workload with strong project management skills/discipline to meet set deadlines

Benefits:

At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the happiness and wellbeing of our employees, and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Generous Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, and family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and 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, and have some fun!
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered
  • Industry leading 401k match - an investment in your future
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Location

345 Hudson Street , New York , NY 10014

What are Rent the Runway Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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