Manager, Operations

| Greater NYC Area

About Us:

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 a loyal 11 million members who believe that rental is the future.

Position Overview:

The Manager is responsible for guiding and developing teams by motivating, mentoring, and coaching. They are responsible for engaging their team during a shift to maintain the highest levels of safety, production, cost and quality while maintaining a positive employee experience. Managers are servant leaders; dive in, roll up your sleeves to help in any situation, make tools available, remove obstacles for associates to excel in their roles, have empathy and compassion for associates, and the passion and leadership to stand up for them when the time arises.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain strong working knowledge of all processes and policies
  • Actively lead with safety, production, cost and quality at the forefront of all decision making
    • Establish and meet KPIs
  • Be patient, have strong communication skills and the capability of giving and receiving effective feedback including disciplinary action conversations
  • Recruit, screen and select talent at Associate and Team Lead levels
  • Implement weekly schedule and manage labor budget
  • Ownership and accountability for Team Leads and their execution
  • Communicate cross departmentally
  • Focus on team and department growth and development
  • Design, implement and monitor continuous improvement processes for the team
  • Oversee overall productivity of department and workflow
  • Be the primary point of contact for team of Associates and Team Leads
  • Be comfortable speaking in front of groups of all sizes
  • Lead teams through change and embrace continuous improvement
  • Partner with Trainers and Team Leads to develop, maintain and apply learning tools
  • Communicate feedback to better the operation and the employee experience
  • Enforce safety guidelines, cleanliness and security standards

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 12 years experience leading people and teams
  • Capable of making decisions independently
  • Have a positive, “can-do” attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flex shifts, hours, nights and weekends as business dictates
  • Strong written and verbal communication; bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (eg. spreadsheet software, powerpoint/slides) as well as the ability to operate warehouse tools (eg. scanner, ladder, warehouse software)
  • Forward-thinkers with the ability to articulate point of view and improve processes
  • Ability to quickly recognize, diagnose and solve for challenges and workflow for associates
  • Must operate with a sense of urgency and have attention to detail
  • Align with the company's Core Values to ensure a world class customer experience
  • Ability to lift up to a maximum of 50 lbs based on needs of the role

 Benefits:

At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the happiness and well-being 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.
  • Many other amazing perks!
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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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