Manager, Inventory Innovation

| Greater NYC Area

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 Manager, Inventory Innovation your core focus will be expanding our offering to customers through strategic and innovative business models. This is an opportunity for a highly organized, driven, and enthusiastic person to understand new business models and how we drive outsized growth in them for us and our partners. You will play an important part in scaling the breadth and depth of partners and coming up with new and creative ways to work to ensure the future potential of Rent the Runway, including our fulfillment network, retail strategy, partnerships, category innovation, and new markets. You will be a key partner to a small cross-functional team dedicated to rapidly innovating our sourcing model. In doing so, you’ll have the unique opportunity to help build a new business line for Rent the Runway from the ground up.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage external relationships with strategic partners
  • Create a pipeline of partners to onboard that enhance the customer offering
  • Develop custom pitch materials for each partner that maximize success for RTR and our partners
  • Own the client relationship management for key accounts
  • Contribute to ongoing customer research projects aimed at identifying areas of opportunity for RTR
  • Help build and improve tools and processes for the scaled account management at Rent the Runway
  • Work with buyers and planners to identify new opportunities and strategically analyze brand performance to develop recommendations

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience in analytics, finance, planning or buying
  • Proven ability to build executive level internal and external relationships
  • Strong communication skills across multiple mediums and able to provide clear, concise information to key stakeholders on various teams
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of SQL and Tableau a plus
  • Entrepreneurial drive, excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • A strong attention to detail, as well as an understanding of the larger picture
  • An innate sense of curiosity and desire to solve problems, make decisions and take action on both an individual and collaborative basis
  • The proven ability to manage multifaceted projects and to meet objectives, while balancing and prioritizing multiple projects
  • Strong analytical skills with a demonstrated interest in data and its ability to create value and shape business decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage data sources to understand and communicate high-level insights around business performance
  • Proficient at building decks, writing reports and presenting findings to key stakeholders

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
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
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
Diversity Program
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