Account Manager
Consumer Brands & Lifestyle
Posted on 9/14/2023
Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis

201-500 employees

Full-service communications and narrative consulting firm
Company Overview
Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis stands out as a full-service communications and narrative consulting firm that shapes public image across various mediums, underpinned by the belief that good ideas can influence cultural conventions and redefine success across industries. The company fosters a supportive work environment with comprehensive benefits, flexible work schedules, professional growth opportunities, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. With a culture that encourages socializing, learning, and community involvement, SSM&L provides a unique blend of professional development and personal growth opportunities, making it an attractive place to work.
Consumer Goods
Social Impact

Company Stage


Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Sales & Account Management
  • You have at least 5-6 years working in PR, specific experience in communications, fashion, beauty, health, luxury, lifestyle public relations, integrated media relations, and strategic media planning
  • You have demonstrated success securing top-tier press placements that have an impact on the client's bottom line
  • You are a strategic partner with internal and external stakeholders and can think outside the box to create insightful and impactful media moment
  • You are a strong writer - persuasive, concise, creative, and quick!
  • You have a well-rounded understanding of consumer/lifestyle/fashion/beauty marketing
  • You believe yourself to be excellent at pitching new business - confidence is key!
  • You have strong decision-making abilities and accountability; this is an important role, own it!
  • You have an innate curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • You are incredibly organized, detail oriented and able to excel at managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • You're willing to work select evenings/weekends and travel when necessary
  • You enjoy overdelivering rather than meeting expectations and take genuine pride in being part of something good
  • Working on consumer brands, beauty and lifestyle campaigns that touch various client teams
  • Partnering with senior managers on achieving deliverables for a full roster of clients (average of 4 - 6)
  • Responding to client requests and ensure requests are taken care of in an efficient manner
  • Conducting regular and thorough research on various topics, flagging relevant news updates for teams/clients
  • Creating, editing and proofreading materials including press releases, blog content, pitches, fact sheets, FAQs, briefing notes, and client correspondence
  • Planning and executing media-specific events including influencer events and press conferences. Support would include developing invite lists, managing RSVPs, wrangling media on-site, drafting and distributing post-event releases, etc
  • Developing an impactful and trusting relationship with clients
  • Managing media contact lists to build relationships with new publications and media contacts
  • Participating in new business meetings, creating proposals as needed
  • Regularly bringing new opportunities for clients - media meetings, key introductions, etc
  • Proactively mentor and teach junior team members on account teams (really important for us)
  • Working with senior management to respond to client requests and ensure requests are taken care of in an efficient manner