SMG Named 'Best Companies To Work For'


SMG Named 'Best Companies To Work For'

Sachs Media Group has earned the distinction of being named one of Florida’s “Best Companies To Work For” by Florida Trend— one of only two communications firms in Tallahassee to make the list. Sachs Media Group is Florida’s dominant independent communications firm and a leader in building effective public outreach, awareness and marketing campaigns. The firm’s clients include statewide and national associations, nonprofit organizations and Fortune 500 companies.

The “Best Companies To Work For” program was created by Florida Trend and Best Companies Group in 2009 to identify and highlight the state’s best employers. One hundred companies were recognized in small, medium and large company categories. The ranking will appear in the August issue of Florida Trend and on

“Just as we are committed to providing excellent service to our clients, we also have a fundamental dedication to creating, maintaining and strengthening a healthy, happy work environment for our professional family,” said Ron Sachs, president and CEO of Sachs Media Group. “As we are about to enter our 20th anniversary year, it is gratifying to be recognized in such elite company — for the priority that we all place on making our workplace a nurturing, collegial home.”

As an integrated communications company, Sachs Media Group has broad capabilities, including award-winning public relations, crisis management, branding, advertising, Web and graphic design, social/digital media and video production. Sachs Media Group is routinely ranked as one of the top 100 public relations firms in the nation and among the top three PR firms in Florida. In 2011, Bulldog Reporter named Sachs Media Group the top public relations firm of its size nationwide. In 2014, the firm was named the top Public Affairs Firm in Florida and the 12th in the nation by top industry publication O’Dwyers.

“We’ve worked hard to build a positive culture and cultivate a healthy team atmosphere,” said Michelle Ubben, partner and chief operating officer.  “Our outstanding work on behalf of our clients is an outgrowth of hiring the best people and then rewarding, recognizing and appreciating their efforts.”

Companies that chose to participate in the “Best Companies To Work For” in Florida underwent a two-part survey process. The first part consisted of evaluating each company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure satisfaction.

The employee survey focused on the following eight themes: corporate culture and communications; role satisfaction; work environment; pay and benefits; relationship with supervisor; leadership and planning; training and development; and overall engagement.

To be considered for participation, companies had to have at least 15 employees in Florida and could participate at no cost. Best Companies Group managed the registration, survey and analysis process and the combined scores determined the overall ranking. For a complete list of the 100 “Best Companies To Work For” in Florida, visit

Other Tallahassee companies to make the list included Capital City Bank, Moore Communications Group, Radey Law Firm and Rogers, Gunter, Vaughn Insurance.