Area Manager (North and Ireland)

Organisation Rubies
Location Oxfordshire
Salary £35,000 + Depending on Experience
Company Summary

Rubies’ is the world's largest costume manufacturer and boasts a prestigious portfolio of major licenses including Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Warner Brothers and Hasbro. Rubies’ are looking to recruit an experienced Area Manager to join the sales team in our rapidly growing business. Reporting to the Head of UK Sales, the successful candidate will be covering the North of England and Ireland.


Job Description

With an excellent proven track record in Sales, you will be responsible for managing an existing portfolio of field accounts and ecommerce business within designated areas across the UK and Ireland, and identifying new business opportunities for the company’s diverse costume and accessory product ranges.

You are expected to be able to present product and marketing plans, think creatively about in store merchandising and theatre, and to build and maintain close working relationship with customers whilst also working closely with our logistics and product teams too.

You will be a passionate, highly motivated, driven self-starter, with the ability to problem solve. You must have a proven track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets in a fast and dynamic environment. It is also expected that you have excellent communication skills and be able to articulate yourself effectively.

You will present and promote Rubie’s products to new and prospective customers, prepare and submit reports to the Head of UK Sales, monitor competition and market dynamics, analyse retail sales and submit monthly product and account forecasts.

Skills required include:

  • Current experience of developing and maintaining excellent relationships with customers
  • Have demonstrable expertise in selling, with evidence of a successful portfolio of product sales to small and large customers
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Ability to analyse risk and opportunities
  • Ability to develop, present, achieve and monitor business plans
  • Ability to effectively communicate sales data and market information to other areas of the business including
  • Forecasting experience
  • General PC skills including basic Microsoft and Excel.
  • Exceptional attention to detail


Benefits:  Life cover and Medical cover after completion of probationary period.   25 days holiday per annum. Workplace Pension scheme.



Closing Date 22nd August 2017
Contact Details How to apply You need to send a CV and formal statement of interest defining how you meet the requirements of the role, and what skills you have to Anne Stanley HR Manager at: