Jason founded the business in May 2018. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge across all media channels. He has worked for some of the biggest industry heavyweights including News UK, emap, Conversant and Publicitas and has forged all of this together to create Citrus Ornge Media. He is extremely passionate about all things media and takes a very hands-on approach to working with our clients. Most importantly for our business, he understands the challenges that are faced when rebuilding a life after addiction, which drives our social mission to help others wherever we can.
John ParkSales Manager
Citrus Ornge has something very special and I am excited to be part of their company mission. The Citrus Ornge value offering is strong I am motivated to support the development of the business. Here I lead the financial appointment setting functions with an overarching objective at the centre of everything I do – “quality.” I work very closely with our Managing Director to find additional revenue streams while developing our clients’ business objectives.
I bring a wealth of experience to the team across several sectors including finance, marketing, real estate, and SaaS. In my previous role, I helped to launch a fledgling SaaS company in the USA; they are now one of the top real estate marketing platforms in North America. I have the same ambitions for Citrus Ornge!
I have strong values that align perfectly with Citrus Ornge, I bring energy, ideas, salesmanship and enthusiasm in abundance. Away from the office, I am a social guy who loves to talk about football and politics.
Marshall DareUK Operations Lead
Marshall has joined Citrus originally as a Digital Operations Executive, but recently stepped up into our Operations Lead role. Marshall has come from a retail background so the incredibly customer-focused “Citrus Ornge has a lot of exciting opportunities that I am super happy to be a part of, and with a degree of Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) I strongly believe in Citrus Ornge’s social mission and the part it plays for the wider community. I am ready to help do my part in the operations side of Citrus Ornge and make sure campaigns go smoothly and our current and future clients are confident in their choice in partnering with us.” – Marshall is a keen MMA fan (having had one amateur bout) and has a natural flair for client servicing.
Tom MilesData and Technical Integration Specialist
Tom has joined is support Citrus’s growing tech capabilities and provide support to our clients with integrations and tracking and is a Physics graduate. “I am no stranger to technology. I have joined the team to put my skills to good use, to make sure that clients are always supported during any technical setup or integration, and help to expand Citrus Ornge’s technical capabilities.” Tom is also in a rock and roll band so watch this space…- Tom
Jade KnightSocial Media and Digital Marketing
Jade has four years of experience within the social media and digital marketing industry. Alongside studying a Performing Arts degree, Jade organically grew her social media following and developed a strong relationship with well-known fashion brands. Working as a content creator she monetized her personal online accounts. This developed her understanding of influencer marketing. Upon her success in this industry, Jade then created her own successful Social Media Coaching and Management company at only 19 years old, with an impressive client base of over 200. She has joined Citrus to develop her career and expand her knowledge in order to fulfil plenty more entrepreneurial plans.
“My acting experience has moulded me into a confident and self-driven individual who can handle criticism well. Creating my own business from a young age and getting my clients results, developed my skills in client management, sales, marketing, financial management etc, I am so happy to be apart of the Citrus Ornge Team and to work for such a great company, my mission is to support Citrus Ornge in developing long-lasting relationships with new and existing clients by delivering an outstanding service and helping our clients succeed online, the areas of the job which I enjoy the most are social media management and content creation and design.”
Christian DolanMarketing Consultant
Christian joins the team with over nine years’ experience, to help steer the marketing and content strategy for Citrus Ornge. Considering himself a bit of a wordsmith, Christian’s love lies within the realms of content writing and is very excited to be part of the team and help drive our social mission forward. Taking an explicit approach to his work, he prides himself in the delivery of his work from concept to completion. Before moving to Hove in 2019, Christian gained his experience in a wide range of roles, across various sectors in the capital. Most recently, he worked as the Communications Manager for the organisation behind Brighton Marathon Weekend.
When not at Cirtus, Christian can be usually found in the gym or running along Hove seafront on the quest to beat his 03:58 marathon time which he achieved at the 2019 Brighton Marathon.
A tenacious individual, Christian is also studying at the University of Brighton, completing his BA Hons Primary Education with QTS to fulfil a life-long dream to become primary school teacher.
Tyler ThompsonTelemarketing Executive
I’ve been working within the marketing industry for a few years and I really enjoy working for Citrus Ornge. Since working here I feel like I have been given the opportunity to develop myself and develop all of my skills. I am very happy and confident in my current role as a Telemarketing executive but I am also happy to get involved in all aspects of the business, this is something which excites me. I really love how welcoming everyone is here and the environment in which we work together, it is a very comfortable and inspiring place to work. I’m a hardworking individual that enjoys challenges, and I am constantly trying to adapt and expand my knowledge.
George WelshTelemarketing Executive
After graduating from Oxford Brookes University with a degree in Business and Enterprise, I’ve worked within Marketing, Sales and Business Development. Throughout my experiences working within these different business areas I have learnt so much and I feel as though I have really found myself since being at Citrus Ornge as a part of the Telemarketing team, I enjoy working with the whole team here at Citrus because they are a really welcoming, caring and hardworking group of people. I am excited to watch the business grow in all areas. I think the future is really bright for Citrus Ornge and it is a great experience to be a part of.
James WalkerTelemarketing Executive
I’ve worked for several B2B telemarketing companies within Brighton for the past 7 years and I’ve found Citrus Ornge is by far the most enjoyable. I’ve built up a wide range of skills and experience throughout my career. I’ve always been an active person throughout my life. Playing for a football team since under 8s up to now. Having trials for Brighton and Sussex Schools. I always liked to challenge myself and push myself to the best of my ability. I love the people at Citrus and the drive of the company’s growth, which is what makes this such a great company to work for!
Tristan WeinbergTelemarketing and Social Mission Coordinator
Tristan Weinberg is a strong member of our Telemarketing team here at Citrus Ornge, and is also our Social Mission Coordinator.
Adele-Marie VidaAdmin, HR and Social Mission Coordinator
I’ve had a varied career path after starting out as a paralegal at 18 then going to University as a mature student in my 30s and coming away with a First class degree in History. I like to get qualifications so i’ve got NVQs in Playwork and Customer services, a Diploma in School Administration.
I’ve always had a flair for admin and I’ve worked in nursery to secondary level in schools, in a residential home and in therapeutic settings. From paper filing to spreadsheets i’ve got learned skills and lived experience which I am delighted to bring to Citrus Ornge. I love to learn how systems work and being in a new field is exciting and stimulating for me. I like to support others in their work so when someone said ‘Office Auntie’ I thought that sounded spot on for me!
I’m the mother of two adult children and trusted human to two cats. I discovered my musical talents in recovery in my 50s and i’m an enthusiastic member of a choir and an orchestra and can boast i’m on two recently released CDs. I’m also a lifelong crafter and still cherish an ambition from the age of 11 to be a craft teacher.
Ali HannonDiversity and Inclusion Consultant
Ali Hannon (they/them) is a Diversity and Inclusion consultant and award-winning comedy performer (Short & Girlie Show, More to Honk With) whose aim is to put the joy back into workplace learning. Ali blends skills developed over ten years performing and teaching improvised comedy, with their established track record of developing multinational executive communications in the corporate sector. Ali’s joyful approach, which is immersive and full of participation, leaves people with a solid understanding and lots of excitement, whatever the subject.
Ian has worked at board level for a number of large global media and tech businesses including Visual DNA, Inter public Group, blinkx and Burst Media.
Ian will be working closely with Citrus Ornge Founder Jason Baker, taking a leadership role on the board and helping it to expand from new challenger lead generation business to established sector thought leader. Ian will offer insight across the entire business, as well as specifically overseeing financial management, strategic direction and long-term growth.
Dr. Rob RobinsonHR Board Advisor - People and Talent
Rob has joined the Citrus Ornge Advisory Board to help us continue to cultivate and shape our people-talent going forward. Rob is no stranger to Citrus Ornge. He’s been part of the family from the start and helped us with our mission to provide employment opportunities for those in recovery. Rob comes with a wealth of experience, he’s currently a Principal Investigator on a Public Health England trial of specialist support for people in recovery.
The trial is the largest of its kind ever conducted and is the government’s flagship response to the Independent Review of Drugs carried out by Dame Carol Black. Rob has overall responsibility for the running of the Brighton trial site working on consultation sessions with Professor Dame Carol Black JP Marks, Director General, Work and Health Services at the Department for Work and Pensions. With over twenty years’ experience in senior management positions across a range of sectors, as well as running a successful coaching and mentoring service for the past 12 years, Rob’s unique skill set will be invaluable to our plans to develop our people.
Charlie CurtisBoard Advisor - Media & Partnerships
Charlie has worked with the founder of our company on a number of other projects and business ventures. He brings a huge amount of media and industry experience to Citrus. His role is to help drive growth through partnerships and connections to the business, while casting his expert eye over our recruitment, talent sourcing and people management.