Rent the Runway is hiring a

Los Angeles (Topanga, CA) - Inventory Support

New York, United States

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 everyday. 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.

Position Purpose:

Ours isn’t just a store….it’s the Dream Closet of the website brought to life.  Instead of looking like a traditional store with mannequins and racks, ours will look like a closet stocked with bountiful options, as if to convey to the shopper that this is their actual fantasy closet, and they can take what they want from it.  Likewise, it won’t function like a traditional store – shoppers can sign up for a fitting room, connect to see more styles online, and pick up a last minute rental.

Responsibilities:

  • Transport inventory to and from stockroom and loading dock
  • Unload inventory received from the distribution center (DFC) and/or other carriers and check incoming shipments for mishandling and discrepancies
  • Note discrepancies with distribution center (DFC) or appropriate carrier
  • Process and verify inventory receipts against contents and compare through system to validate for accuracy
  • Inspect inbound garments for any imperfections (wrinkles, creases, broken zipper, etc.) and steam garments accordingly
  • Process shipments by pulling and packing inventory to support distribution center (DFC)
  • Perform appropriate computer/inventory transactions as required by daily activities
  • Assist in processing of inventory for customers and vendors (courier and dry cleaner)
  • Notify appropriate party of any discrepancies. Utilize inventory management system to process basic functions and maintain integrity of inventory by performing weekly cycle counts and reconciling the Aging Report after each weekly scan
  • Maintain the cash wrap area (supplies, appearance)
  • Replenish sales floor inventory
  • Demonstrate knowledge of products and services
  • Be an actively contributing team member; communicate effectively and look to collaborate to foster a strong team environment
  • Meet and interact with customers; demonstrate an enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures

Position Requirements:

  • 1-2 years retail stock experience
  • Ability to carry 10-15lbs up and down stairs
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, with a focus on Excel, and Google Docs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize 
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work all evenings, weekend, and holidays

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