Admin Assistant – Production – Full-Time  

Location: Breadstone, Gloucestershire

Diamond Hot Air Balloons is a manufacturer of hot air balloons based in Breadstone, Gloucestershire. We are currently seeking a full-time admin assistant to join our busy and expanding production team. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out administrative duties and paperwork to ensure the smooth running of our production operations.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Data entry, filing, and organising paperwork
  • Answering phones, emails and responding to customer queries
  • Maintaining and updating records
  • Assisting with purchasing and inventory management
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure efficient operations
  • General administrative duties as required

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Proven experience in an administrative role is an advantage
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Basic knowledge of word/pages and familiarity with spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of inventory management is an advantage

Working Hours and Benefits: 

The successful candidate will work 9-5 Monday to Friday, although days and times may be flexible for the right candidate. Salary is competitive and dependent on experience. Other benefits include:

  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year (including bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Opportunities for career development and training
  • Exciting and rare opportunity to get involved in hot air ballooning

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV and a cover letter to We look forward to hearing from you!

Production Team Member – Diamond Hot Air Balloons

Location: Breadstone, Gloucestershire

Are you passionate about working with your hands, creating magnificent products, and being a part of a dynamic team? Diamond Hot Air Balloons, the UK’s newest balloon manufacturer based in Breadstone, Gloucestershire, is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our production team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the creation of stunning hot air balloons that soar across the skies, bringing joy and wonder to people’s lives.

About Diamond Hot Air Balloons
At Diamond Hot Air Balloons, we pride ourselves on our craftsmanship and innovation in hot air balloon manufacturing. With a firm commitment to excellence, we strive to build high-quality balloons that combine beauty, durability, and safety. As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work alongside experienced professionals and contribute to the production of exceptional hot air balloons.

Position – Production Team Member
As a Production Team Member, you will play a crucial role in the creation of our hot air balloons.

  • Your primary responsibilities will include:
  • Cutting panels for balloon construction, ensuring precision and accuracy.
  • Working with printing fabrics, assisting in the creation of vibrant and visually appealing designs.
  • Assisting in rigging balloons, ensuring proper assembly and functionality.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work area, adhering to safety guidelines and quality standards.
  • Collaborating with other team members to ensure efficient production processes and timely completion of projects.

We welcome candidates from various backgrounds and experience levels, as no prior experience is necessary. However, the following attributes are essential for success in this role:

  • Commitment and a professional attitude toward work, demonstrating reliability and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrating initiative and a proactive approach.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Flexibility in working hours and days, with the willingness to adapt based on production demands.
  • A keen eye for detail, ensuring high levels of accuracy and quality in all tasks.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development within a thriving company.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued.
  • Flexible working hours and days to accommodate the right candidate, offering both part-time and full-time positions.
  • All the tea you can drink.

How to Apply
If you are excited about the prospect of joining the Diamond Hot Air Balloons production team, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application, including a resume and a brief cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role, to Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Join us at Diamond Hot Air Balloons and help us bring the magic of flight to life. Be a part of our dedicated team, as we create breathtaking hot air balloons that capture the imagination of people worldwide.

Sewing Machinist / Seamstress

Location: Breadstone, Gloucestershire

Diamond Hot Air Balloons is a manufacturer of hot air balloons based in Breadstone, Gloucestershire. We are currently looking for an experienced seamstress with appropriate knowledge of Hot Air Balloons to join our friendly, ever evolving, fun and fast paced team.

We are looking for a confident and skilled machinist/seamstress with preferable experience in all aspects of Hot Air Balloon work. The successful candidate must be able to work well as part of a team but also reliable to work without direct supervision.The position is ideally full time, we will consider part time for an outstanding candidate.

As a sewing machinist/seamstress you will be required to:

  • Work with various grades and types of Hot Air Balloon materials
  • Initiate repairs from drawings and templates
  • Sew and produce complex parts
  • Work as an individual or within a team dependant on task
  • Sew and machine accurately
  • Quality check own work prior to release for inspection
  • Complete paperwork correctly and efficiently
  • Be Punctual, polite, professional and courteous

The sewing machinist/seamstress should have the following skills or experience: 

  • Previous experience in sewing Hot Air Balloons
  • Competent user of various types of industrial sewing machines (Twin Needle, Single Needle, Zig-Zag)
  • Experience with French Fell Seams
  • Understanding of sewing machine operations
  • Experience of sewing in a production environment
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good paperwork skills
  • Initiative to raise improvement ideas
  • Skills, attitudes and behaviours necessary to be competent in the role
  • Good team tea making skills

In return we will offer you: 

  • Fun & Relaxed working environment in a fabulous rural setting
  • Flexible Hours / days to be discussed
  • On Site Parking
  • Competitive Salary depending on experience
  • 20 days annual leave per year
  • All the Earl Grey Tea you can drink

If you are interested in the role and would like to be considered please send your CV with covering letter to