Rent the Runway is hiring a

Production Intern - Fall 2016

Chicago, United States
Internship

About Rent the Runway:

Described by Forbes as “Tech’s Next Billion Dollar Star” Rent the Runway is set to disrupt the $1.7T Global Fashion Industry by ensuring that rental is a habitual, convenient, daily part of getting dressed. We believe that every woman in the U.S. and soon every woman in the world, should have a subscription to fashion that is powered by a mobile-first experience, aided by top-notch customer service and serviced by omni-channel capabilities. We also believe that fashion is an industry that should be democratized by giving everyone access to the real thing and the associated feelings of self-confidence that comes with. Since our launch in late 2009, we have raised over $125MM and built a transformative business model, proprietary technology all coded in-house, a unique reverse-logistics operation and one of the most beloved brands on earth. 5MM women in the U.S. are members of our community - many have used Rent the Runway for some of the most important events in their lives. We have also launched a foundation to support female entrepreneurship and help women build scalable businesses. There is a revolutionary spirit in our founding DNA that permeates to our culture today; Our team is smart, aggressive, entrepreneurial and ready to continue challenging old systems and rewriting new rules.

Internship Overview:

As the Production Intern, you will be immediately immersed into our fast paced, high-energy environment. You will assist the Producer with all aspects of photo and video shoot production. From supporting day-to-day operations, to managing your own individual projects, to working collaboratively with teammates, this experience will expose you to the creative operations of one NYC's most innovative start-ups. This is an ideal position for someone who is eager to gain experience in photo and video production / fashion. It is important that you can balance business and creativity to ensure success within this position.

Qualities of a strong candidate include but are not limited to the ability to think on your toes, problem solve, work with a sense of urgency, a self starter, strong written and verbal communication skills, team player and careful attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with budget, timelines and scheduling
  • Coordinate model castings and communication with agents
  • Ensure the needs of crew and talent are met while on set; run errands
  • Manage shoot equipment
  • Research various locations for shoots and assist on scouts
  • Orchestrate scheduling between internal teams and shoot crews to produce call sheets and ROS
  • Create invoices
  • Liaison between Producer and vendors
  • Be present and attentive while on set
  • Help to execute all shoots to fullest potential

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-Year college
  • Have a strong eagerness to learn and contribute
  • Strong communication skills - written & verbal
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Must be a scrappy self-starter who knows how to prioritize and take ownership without a lot of structure or guidance
  • Proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint