Careers

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Work with the largest, top rated hot air balloon company in the Southwest: Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co. Rise above the rest, work with the best. We are looking for fun, energetic people who recognize that our full-time jobs specialize in bucket lists.

Marketing and Sales Associate

General Description

Achieves sales profitability and growth within the Rainbow Ryder’s Arizona market.

Job Responsibilities

  • Establishes, develops, and maintains sales relationships and accounts through telephone call inquiries, in-person visits, and presentations to existing and prospective business accounts
  • Present and develop clear and effective written proposals/quotes for current and prospective business accounts
  • Research, analysis, and recommendations to stay ahead of trends in marketing/advertising and in the tourism and attractions industry as a whole
  • Liason for PPC and SEO companies to track monthly budget and ROI for PPC and SEO analytics
  • Bring recommendations regarding advertising and PPC spends for all markets
  • Creation and management of an annual business plan for marketing, sales and digital platforms
  • Manage all potential media buys and make recommendations
  • Engaging potential customers by answering service questions, suggesting trip solutions to best fit customer needs, and serving as a general tourism resource.
  • Developing proficiency in the reservation system to manage all guest accounts and trip manifests
  • Hospitality and networking visits throughout the Phoenix/Scottsdale area

Qualifications

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sales experience within the tourism sector
  • A minimum of one year marketing experience, with a preferred focus on online marketing
  • Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving and analytical skills to interpret sales performance and market trend information
  • Must be results-oriented and able to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Proficiency in using Google Suite applications

Pay

$50,000+ DOE

Hours

Full-time, outside and remote environments


Colorado Springs, Colorado Chase Crew

General Description

Work with the largest, top-rated hot air balloon company in the Southwest. We have some of the best equipment and facilities in the industry and certainly have the most fun! Rise above the rest, work with the best. We are looking for fun, energetic, people who are not afraid to work hard or get a little dirty.

Qualifications

  • Able to lift 75+ lbs
  • Good physical condition
  • Reliable transportation to work
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Clean Cut (Groomed Facial Hair & Tattoos OK)
  • Reliable Transportation to Shop
  • Ability/Experience driving a passenger van + a trailer

Pay

$60 per shift (about 3.5 hours long) + tips with the ability to earn more depending upon experience and responsibilities.

Hours

Most often early morning shifts, each shift lasts 3-4 hours on average. In the winter, afternoon shifts will be available as well. Shift options will be available every weekday, weekend, and holiday.


Phoenix, AZ Hot Air Balloon Chase Crew

General Description

Work with the largest, top-rated hot air balloon company in the Southwest. We have some of the best equipment and facilities in the industry and certainly have the most fun! Rise above the rest, work with the best. We are looking for fun, energetic, people who are not afraid to work hard or get a little dirty.

Job Responsibilities

  • Handle the hot air balloon equipment
  • Assist the pilot with flight preparation
  • Make sure the guests receive the best customer service
  • Follow the balloon during flight
  • Pack up the equipment and return to the shop

Qualifications

  • Able to lift 75+ lbs
  • Good physical condition
  • Reliable transportation to work
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Ability to work well with a team

Pay

$50 per shift (about 3.5 hours long) + tips with the ability to earn more depending upon experience and responsibilities.

Hours

Most often early morning shifts, each shift lasts 3-4 hours on average. In the winter, afternoon shifts will be available as well. Shift options will be available every weekday, weekend, and holiday.


Albuquerque, NM Hot Air Balloon Chase Crew

General Description

Work with the largest, top-rated hot air balloon company in the Southwest. We have some of the best equipment and facilities in the industry and certainly have the most fun! Rise above the rest, work with the best. We are looking for fun, energetic, people who are not afraid to work hard or get a little dirty.

Job Responsibilities

  • Handle the hot air balloon equipment
  • Assist the pilot with flight preparation
  • Make sure the guests receive the best customer service
  • Follow the balloon during flight
  • Pack up the equipment and return to the shop

Qualifications

  • Able to lift 75+ lbs
  • Good physical condition
  • Reliable transportation to work
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Ability to work well with a team

Pay

$45 per shift + tips with the ability to earn more depending upon experience and responsibilities.

Hours

Most often early morning shifts, each shift lasts 3-4 hours on average. In the winter, afternoon shifts will be available as well. Shift options will be available every weekday, weekend, and holiday.


Locations

Albuquerque

Daily Flights Year Round

Phoenix

Daily Flights Year Round

Colorado Springs

Daily Flights June - September

Festivals

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival

Albuquerque, NM

Labor Day Lift-Off Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs, CO

White Sands Balloon + Music Festival

Alamogordo, NM