Jr. Account Manager
SAMANTHYA OYATHELEMI is a Junior Account Manager at Sykes Global Communications.
As a team member of Sykes Global, Samanthya plays an integral part in ensuring our clients' success. She has assisted in the political campaigns of New York State Senator Leroy Comrie and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke to name a few.
Samanthya has also helped plan several of Sykes' signature events, including the New York Amsterdam News Annual Labor Awards Breakfast and the Sylvia and Herbert Woods Scholarship Fundraising Gala, where she was the lead event coordinator, managing event staff and vendors. In addition, she has assisted in the coordination of media outreach and press conferences on behalf of several organizations and political candidates.
Prior to working as a Junior Account Manager, Samanthya served as an intern with Sykes Global Communications for several summers, where she gained hands-on experience in general public relations and event planning. Samanthya is also a media liaison who has planned many events for her church and her local NAACP branch. She has organized numerous annual fundraising events for local public officials, several of which were televised.
Samanthya is a graduate of William Peace University in Raleigh, N.C. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications in Public Relations and a minor in Psychology.