Rent the Runway is hiring a

Chicago- Part-Time Sales Associate

Chicago, United States
Part-Time

About Rent the Runway: 

Rent the Runway is revolutionizing fashion by giving women access to thousands of designer dresses and accessories. The rental company focuses on convenience and a top-notch customer experience on all its platforms, including online, mobile, and retail locations in New York City, Washington DC, and Las Vegas. With styles from more than 270 top designers, Rent the Runway introduces women to new brands and inspires them to expand their closets. Our team is filled with passionate go-getters who are always dreaming big, implementing their ideas, delivering an incredible experience to our customers and creating a fun, dynamic culture.

Rent the Runway is revolutionizing fashion by giving women access to thousands of designer dresses and accessories. The rental company focuses on convenience and a top-notch customer experience on all its platforms, including online, mobile, and retail locations in New York City, Washington DC, and Las Vegas. With styles from more than 270 top designers, Rent the Runway introduces women to new brands and inspires them to expand their closets. Our team is filled with passionate go-getters who are always dreaming big, implementing their ideas, delivering an incredible experience to our customers and creating a fun, dynamic culture.

The Position Overview

Rent the Runway’s Store allows clients the opportunity to have a personalized shopping experience with a highly knowledgeable RTR store stylist. Clients can schedule a 30 minute appointment, try on their favorite looks and place orders for their upcoming events. The Store is an integral part of RTR, providing “Cinderella experiences” to every client that comes through the door. We are looking for a driven, self-motivated, engaging and energetic person to join the Store team at Rent the Runway. The Walk In Associate will report directly to the Store Manager and will contribute directly to the growth and expansion of our Store. The Walk In Associate will be considered a Stylist in training.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the face of Rent the Runway by providing incredible customer service with style

  • Enjoy meeting and interacting with customers; demonstrate an enthusiastic and positive attitude

  • Provide customers with top notch styling assistance

  • Manage communication with clients pre and post appointment

  • Demonstrate knowledge of products and services, using this knowledge to build sales

  • Aim to achieve high personal sales goals

  • Be an actively contributing team member; communicate effectively and look to collaborate to foster a strong team environment

  • Train with stylist to learn appointment standards

  • Assist in any daily tasks assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to commit a minimum of 40 hours per week

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends with flexible hours

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills

  • Strong styling capabilities

  • High energy level

  • Interest in fashion is strongly preferred