Copywriter

Rent The Runway
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full timeAdvertising Services,Technology, Information and Internet,Retail
About Us

Rent the Runway (RTR) is transforming the way we get dressed by pioneering the world’s first Closet in the Cloud. Founded in 2009, RTR has disrupted the $2.4 trillion fashion industry by inspiring women with a more joyful, sustainable and financially-savvy way to feel their best every day. As the ultimate destination for circular fashion, the brand now offers infinite points of access to its shared closet via a fully customizable subscription to fashion, one-time rental or ownership. RTR offers designer apparel, accessories and home decor from 700+ brand partners and has built in-house proprietary technology and a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation. Under CEO and Co-Founder Jennifer Hyman’s leadership, RTR has been named to CNBC’s “Disruptor 50” five times in ten years, and has been placed on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list multiple times, while Hyman herself has been named to the “TIME 100” most influential people in the world and as one of People magazine’s “Women Changing the World.”

About The Job

The Copywriter sits on the Brand & Integrated Marketing team, and plays a critical role in crafting compelling and original messaging to support marketing efforts across the business. This exciting and dynamic role requires strong creative and strategic thinking as well as high-quality organization and execution. They will work to express the brand voice in a multitude of ways throughout the customer experience, from emails, to site, to paid ads, to physical assets. A successful copywriter will become an expert in the RTR voice and bring the RTR point of view to every corner of the brand, while reflecting the current cultural environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop engaging, fashion-focused copy, styling content, promotional messaging for emails, push, site, blog, collateral, packaging, and OTT (scripts)
  • Work closely and flexibly with Art Directors and Designers to develop campaigns for seasonal moments, designer launches and brand moments
  • Support in developing new copy approaches for our subscriptions, liquidation and promotions
  • Ideate new content franchises that reflect our new brand and content strategy
  • Collaborate with the social team to develop fresh and original social and creator campaigns, with a focus on TikTok
  • Deeply understand our current and future customers and identify inspiring new ways to connect with them through language
  • Demonstrate excellence in editing, grammar and proofreading
  • Help with social and paid marketing copy as needed
  • Work with the Sr Manager, Copy to craft new brand voice and messaging guidelines that provide the entire creative organization a verbal compass

About You

  • 2 years of experience in house at a consumer-facing brand or agency
  • Excellent communication, editing/proofreading, and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, creative writing, English or fashion emphasis preferred
  • Experience writing women’s fashion copy (ecommerce experience a plus)
  • Digital-first writing style that understands how to stands out on social platforms - specifically TikTok
  • Deep understanding of current trends across fashion, music, art, design, food, travel and culture/the internet at large
  • Ability to describe fashion trends and designers and give style advice to our customer in a fresh and voice
  • Ability to work both alone and with a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple projects at once.

Benefits

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

  • 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!
  • Exclusive employee subscription and rental discounts - to ensure you experience the magic of renting the runway (and give us valued feedback!).
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered.
  • 401k match - an investment in your future.
  • Company wide events and outings - our team spirit is no joke - we know how to have fun!
  • Hybrid Work - our corporate employees have the option to work remotely 3 days a week, in accordance with Company policies.

Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement

RTR is requiring all US corporate employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to work in person, unless an employee requires a reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons. If you believe that you may require an accommodation, please apply for any roles that interest you and if hired, you will receive information on how to request a reasonable accommodation after your start date. RTR will evaluate all such requests in accordance with Company policy and applicable law.

Rent the Runway is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

The anticipated base salary for this position is $56,000 - $70,000. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held.

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