Multi-faceted, personal, and with hands-on owners: open up is a Zurich-based communications and PR agency run by its two partners Kilian Borter and Melanie Schneider. Our experienced team draws on a broad range of knowledge and expertise to advise our clients on all matters relating to communications.
Rigorous quality standards: We support large companies as well as SMEs, non-profit organisations and private individuals. open up has been a member of the Association of PR Agencies in Switzerland (BPRA) since 2010, and is certified in accordance with international standards (ICCO). In 2015, we became a member of the Public Relations Network (PRN), the international association of owner-managed PR agencies. This guarantees the highest quality standards in terms of advice, processes and agency management.
Whatever your target audience, we speak their language. open up has been delivering comprehensive communications solutions – for internal and external audiences – in a wide range of industries since 2001.
open up’s consultants look at things from different perspectives. Account and project teams are put together on the basis of criteria defined with the client.
Our cooperation models
We can act as an advisor and sparring partner, giving critical assessments and clear recommendations on an issue on an ad hoc basis. We can also act as a media office, actively managing contacts with key journalists.
Or we can work as an outsourced PR department and experienced project manager, or as an editor making sure your texts are just right.
External communications consultant
developing communications strategies
planning and defining the mix
brainstorming and second opinions
organising theme-related lunches
editing media copy and presentations
External media office
acting as your external media office
setting up a basic media dossier
placing interviews, speakers and stories
maintaining a media database and fostering relations with key journalists
monitoring / media tracking
editing copy and issuing media releases
Outsourced PR department
drafting outlines and assessments for PR measures
conceiving and implementing measures
project management, planning and budgeting
writing and editing the content
evaluating and managing external partners
monitoring production and project management
External editor(-in-chief) and content manager
brainstorming and researching themes
defining goals and planning issues
selecting and linking channels
conceiving content and the editorial approach
editing copy and evaluating specialist texts
content and community management for online material