Agency Welcomes Creative Manager and Account Executive
Further developing its capabilities to create effective and meaningful marketing communications, media relations, community relations, strategic planning and digital and social media campaigns for its clients, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker adds two new hires with diverse professional backgrounds to the full-service agency.
Jesse Mellon joins NST as creative manager with extensive experience in branding and identity, responsive website design and multi-touchpoint campaign materials – running the gamut from advertisements, tradeshow booths and banners, brochures, social media ads and more. During his 18 years of experience in graphic design, Mellon oversaw art direction and strategy for several biotech, entertainment and big data companies.
At NST, Mellon will help clients explore new ways to bring their stories to life via graphic design and creative strategies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
Additionally, Sarah Bowles joins the team as an account executive, bringing more than four years of communications experience to her role, including media relations, social media strategy and management, event coordination, influencer outreach, and blog and messaging development. Bowles will work with a variety of NST clients, including the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program and Shift San Diego.
A Colorado native and fresh to San Diego, Bowles holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She aspires to explore impactful ways to help clients connect with key target audiences and brings a diverse professional portfolio to NST, with experience serving clients in several industries including commercial real estate, transportation, health care, CPG, food and beverage and B2B.
“Our team is our greatest asset as we strive toward our vision to ‘redefine PR’,” said Teresa Siles, NST managing director and senior vice president. “Sarah and Jesse each bring unique creative and strategic skills that will help us continue to work toward our vision and provide value to our clients.”