Zendesk hires Berkeley PR
Web-based customer service software firm Zendesk has appointed Berkeley PR to handle comms across the UK, Ireland and the Nordics after a competitive pitch. Berkeley PR said it has been hired to "apply storytelling to the strategic needs of the business". Berkeley PR, which has been appointed on a rolling long-term contract, will be supported by its Nordic partner Discus Communications. Founded in Denmark with its headquarters in San Francisco, NYSE-listed Zendesk has more than 64,000 customers across 150 countries and is experiencing fast growth.
Palm PR to handle PR for Andaz London Liverpool Street
Andaz London Liverpool Street, Hyatt Group’s new five-star hotel, has hired Palm PR following a four-way competitive pitch. Palm is to target both consumer and trade press and will handle social media. The hotel features 267 guest rooms and operates seven restaurants and bars as well as an on-site health club.
Channel 4 music show Future Sounds hires Zeitgeist Agency
The Zeitgeist Agency has been appointed to handle PR for a new Channel 4 music show called Future Sounds. The agency will be targeting consumer press and encouraging online publishers to feature video clips. The series, which focuses on acts that are expected to be popular in 2016, runs for five weeks from 7 January.
Multitude Media appointed to promote upcoming Brian Cox tour
Multitude Media has been appointed to look after PR for an upcoming UK and Ireland tour of celebrity physicist professor Brian Cox. Activity will focus on national and regional print and broadcast, alongside his other PR commitments, and using Cox’s large online audience. The tour starts in September 2016.