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Development awards

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There is no cost to enter the Development Awards. The Rising Marketing Star, Rising Agency Star and Rising Creative Star categories are by nomination only.

If you know someone or work with a Rising Star that you would like to nominate, please email [email protected] to submit your nomination in 200 words or less. Candidates will be contacted, asked to complete a questionnaire and if shortlisted, will be invited for interview.

All shortlisted candidates in the Development Category will be invited for an interview on 2nd May 2019.

 

1.1 Star School Award in association with Young Enterprise Scotland and the SQA
This award will be presented to the team of pupils that produces the best marketing strategy as part of their business plan for a new product or service, developed in line with the YES Business Award involving schools throughout Scotland.

1.2 Star Creative Student
Submissions are invited from students studying a variety of creative subjects at universities and colleges across Scotland working on a real client brief. The finalists are invited to the Star Awards Dinner.

Download the brief here.

This award is sponsored by Union Direct

1.3 Star Marketing Student
Star Marketing Students are nominated by universities and colleges from across Scotland and assessed at an Apprentice Day based on a number of team tasks as well as individual interviews. The finalists will be invited to the Star Awards Dinner. All nominated students are rewarded with a graduate membership sponsored by Edrington. The winner is rewarded with a 3 month paid placement at Edrington-Beam Suntory in Glasgow.

This award is sponsored by Edrington-Beam Suntory UK

 

1.4 Rising Agency Star
Those nominated will be asked to complete a questionnaire which will be submitted for judging. A shortlist of candidates will be invited to an interview with the judging panel.

Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31st December 2018.

The judges will score the following areas;

  • Achievements and projects in 2018 – 40 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 30 points

Please email nominations [email protected] by end of January.

1.5 Rising Creative Star
Those nominated will be asked to complete a questionnaire which will be submitted for judging. A shortlist of candidates will be invited to an interview with the judging panel. Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31 December 2018. Creative teams of two will also be considered for this award.

The judges will score the following areas:

  • Achievements and projects in 2018 – 40 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 30 points

Please email nominations [email protected] by end of January.

1.6 Rising Marketing Star
Those nominated will be asked to complete a questionnaire which will be submitted for judging. A shortlist of candidates will be invited to an interview with the judging panel. Candidates should be under 30 years of age on 31st December 2018.

The judges will score the following areas:

  • Achievements and projects in 2018 – 40 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 30 points

Please email nominations [email protected] by end of January.

Entry Deadline

The entry deadline for awards is 5pm on 18th February 2019.

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