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Author Archives: Ally
Who is Ally? Ally barely knows who Ally is! One thing that I’m certain about is that I’m not certain what I want. Maybe I want everything but maybe I want the simple life. I joined the Navy right after school and loved it….then started at RedBalloon and I love that too. Do I sound like a mixed bag? Lucky for me, my work at RedBalloon is too. No two days are ever the same. Today I’m organising the company lunch, tomorrow I could be Sky diving. Best job in the world…and I’m only 22!
It’s the classic argument…where to go for the weekend away. One wants to get close to nature and is happy to ‘rough it’ on the cold hard ground where as the other wants glamour and luxury. Check out what happens when two RedBallooners conduct this social experiment to see if you really can get the [...]
At RedBalloon we love to do things just a little bit different. Here is the story of how we found our new Marketing Manager and got her “RedBalloon-afied” soon after starting. “So when you’re about to turn 30 and everyone tells you that you’re a really hard person to buy for and is there anything [...]
So it’s that time of year, again. That time where your Christmas/New Year holiday is a distant memory but we are too far away from the next one to start a countdown. We start to lose a bit of energy because winter has well and truly set in and all we can think about is [...]
RedBalloon is all about making memorable experience so when the opportunity arose for us to occupy two Americas Cup Yachts, separate in to teams and race each other, there was no way we were going to miss it. We were met by our professional crew who were going to put us to work and (for [...]
Could working at RedBalloon be as good as it sounds! I mean flexible working hours, Friday breakfasts, and 2000 experiences at your finger tips…seriously? Well, I have some news for you! It is that good. So what suddenly makes it SO good that I’m compelled to tell everyone about it?
Christmas Day at mum and dad’s has been cancelled and you’re considering organising a last-minute do at your place. But have you got what it takes? Take our quiz and find out if your Christmas capabilities are up there with Santa Claus or are a little more, er…Struggletown.