Junior PR Account Manager

Lemongrass Marketing is a PR & Content agency for travel brands with impact and purpose, in the world’s most beautiful destinations.

We are looking for a Junior PR Account Manager who is keen on learning, a team player and someone who takes pride in always delivering the best results for their clients.

You may have a traditional PR background and want to learn more about digital PR, or you may be a digital PR executive wanting to learn more about traditional PR.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Lemongrass, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role and our company values resonate with you, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every requirement in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

We have a strong, values-driven culture and are en route to becoming the UK’s first travel communications B-Corp, a community of companies that use the power of business as a force for good. Its aim is to create a sustainable, inclusive economy by reducing poverty and inequality, creating high-quality jobs and a healthier environment.

One of the biggest perks at Lemongrass is that we work a 4 day week – on full 5 day pay.

What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible for day-to-day media relations
  • Write compelling pitches, press releases and other forms of content and secure coverage and links for our clients
  • Build and maintain long-term media relationships with clients and media
  • Work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with all members of the team
  • Deliver all work on time and to budget
  • Engage with clients and agency partners on a regular basis to create innovative campaigns that help shine a positive light on the client and brand, in addition to reaching new audiences who are receptive to our clients’ products
  • Engage in strategic media outreach, press material development, and event management, with a heavy focus on daily media outreach and pitch development
  • Be responsible for timely and accurate reporting, clipping management, agendas and travel booking

What You Have:

  • You will have a minimum of two years of professional experience with a strong understanding of media relations and media monitoring tools.
  • Travel or lifestyle PR agency background is ideal.
  • Strong writing and outreach skills are necessary.
  • A passion for securing placements for the client and building relationships with media and influencers
  • Curiosity about changing media landscape
  • Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills are a must, along with the ability meet deadlines, juggle multiple tasks, and handle fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and media monitoring, tracking and reporting

Bonus points for:

  • Foreign languages
  • Curiosity of mind and wanting to learn
  • Interest in sustainability
  • Knowledge of the current and future social media universe including established and emerging channels
  • Understanding of SEO tools
  • Understanding of Google Analytics
  • Just generally being a nice person and team player!

Our values, which you will need to share in order to thrive at Lemongrass Marketing

  • HUNGRY TO LEARN – We care about: opening minds, growing as individuals, and expanding our horizons.
  • MEANINGFUL RELATIONS –We care about: symbiotic relationships, shared values and shared happiness. With a commitment to connecting with others and the world around us, we strive to build meaningful relationships.
  • FOR THE GREATER GOOD – We care about: being meaningful, sustainable and authentic. We want to be a part of the solution. In a changing world, we seek to make a positive impact for our clients, for Lemongrass, and for wider society.
  • LEADING THE WAY – We care about: carving a path, making change happen, and doing things differently. We’re leading the way in travel PR by combining traditional and digital methods with specific sector expertise.

Please Note: These duties defined in this Job Description are not definitive and may be subject to future amendments following appropriate consultation.

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If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and an accompanying cover letter explaining why you think you’re a perfect fit for Lemongrass to the HR Team on  hr@lemongrassmarketing.com