Security Team Lead at Rent the Runway

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About Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway is disrupting the $1.7 trillion global fashion industry by introducing clothing rental as a utility in women’s everyday lives and empowering women to feel like their best selves every day. We have pioneered the Closet in the Cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. Since our launch in late 2009, we have raised $190M from top-tier investors and built one of the most beloved brands on earth. We are proud to be both a profitable and high-growth business, with a loyal 6MM-strong customer base who share the experience of renting as being empowering and smart.

Our 1000+ employees have a revolutionary spirit that permeates our culture. We’ve built - proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion brands - and we are obsessed with continuing to game change our customer experience. We are also trying to revolutionize entrepreneurship itself - proving that diverse teams produce outsized impact. The Rent the Runway Foundation, which our two co-founders launched together in 2015, helps tens of thousands of female entrepreneurs build and scale their own businesses with the mission of founders more clearly representing the demographics of this country.

Asset Protection/Security Team Lead:

The Asset Protection/Security Team Lead serves as a designated asset protection & security representative of assigned dream fulfillment center (DFC), coordinating and implementing all areas of the Rent the Runway’s (RTR) Asset Protection Programs as directed by the Director of AP & Inventory Control. You will influence behavior and inspire commitment on the part of all associates in complying with RTR’s standards and maintaining a safe & secure work environment. This will include conducting training and coaching associates on observed work habits in support of this effort.

The role is required to maintain accurate daily, weekly and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting processes. You will support management’s efforts to ensure compliance with all company security expectations, protection of equipment, assets, and people. You will conduct risk assessments in the facility, and recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures to Management. 

The Team Lead will also be required to lead and participate in any investigations with local and federal law enforcement agencies. Conduct internal investigations with regards to work place violence, theft, and other security concerns. You will also manage and serve as main point of contact for 3rd party security team by ensuring there is adequate coverage for all applicable buildings/shifts. You will ensure that the security team is aware of RTR’s security policies and partner with vendor to performance manage the team when those guidelines are not adhered to.


  • Must be available to work a 7pm to 3am shift.
  • Identify and inform management of compliance issues, security or asset risks, and improvement opportunities through the process of doing daily, weekly, and monthly audits
  • Facilitate incident investigation process 
  • Maintain required paperwork to comply with RTR’s standards.
  • Document incident information in RTR’s log in a timely manner.
  • Perform inventory control and security observations and audits.
  • Train and assist the operations staff to comply with RTR’s security responsibilities
  • Perform specific training as required by the company.
  • Partner with IT to maintain the security system at all applicable sites.


  • 2+ years of growing responsibilities in an asset protection, inventory control or security function in a manufacturing or production environment. 
  • Experience maintaining confidentiality in all matters involving security and/or personnel issues in the workplace.
  • Knowledge of industry security standards
  • Calm demeanor in emergency situations.
  • Associates’ degree or Bachelors’ degree in a security related field
  • Must be flexible regarding shifts as security incidents can happen at any time.
  • Computer skills relevant to reviewing security footage and creating documents and incident logs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort collaborating with site leaders.

Rent the Runway is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Rent the Runway does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need

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345 Hudson Street , New York , NY 10014

What are Rent the Runway Perks + Benefits

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
Documented equal pay policy
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Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
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