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Development Category

MARKETING STAR SIGNS

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The First-Time Entrant

WATCH THEIR PUPILS DILATE AS THEY DISCOVER THE JOY OF MOUNTING THE STAGE.

If you’ve already had a glimpse of the stars of tomorrow (without the aid of Tarot cards) then this is your chance to help them shine.

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 your nomination (up to 200 words) to [email protected] before February 12, 2024.

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 May 8, 2024.

 

1.1 Star School Award


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.
In association with Young Enterprise Scotland and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

1.2 Star Marketing Student


Star Marketing Students are nominated by universities and colleges from across Scotland and assessed at an Apprentice Day involving several team tasks as well as individual interviews. The finalists will be invited to the Star Awards Dinner. All nominated students are rewarded with a full year’s membership with The Marketing Society sponsored by Edrington.
The overall winner will receive a paid placement with Edrington UK.
This award is sponsored by Edrington UK.

1.3 Aspiring Creative Star

The Aspiring Creative Star Award was developed to encourage entrants from all backgrounds who may be interested in a career in advertising and the range of creative disciplines in marketing communications.

The finalists will be invited to the Star Awards Dinner as well as receiving a full year’s membership with The Marketing Society sponsored by Edrington.

The overall winner of the award will be offered a paid placement at Union Direct.
This award is sponsored by Union Direct. Download this years brief.

 

Rising Stars

Candidates can be of any age but should have less than 5 years’ experience working in the marketing industry. Candidates should be nominated based on their achievements in 2023 and potential to become an inspirational leader. Nominations should be fewer than 200 words. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a questionnaire and interviews will take place via Zoom in May.

1.4  Rising Agency Star


The following areas will be scored:

  • Achievements in 2023 – 40 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 30 points

This award is sponsored by VisitScotland.

1.5 Rising Creative Star


The following areas will be scored:

  • Achievements and projects in 2023 - 30 points
  • Portfolio – 20 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 30 points

This award is sponsored by John Doe.

1.6  Rising Marketing Star


The following areas will be scored:

  • Achievements in 2023 – 40 points
  • Experience – 10 points
  • Expertise – 10 points
  • Ambition – 10 points
  • Interview – 30 points

This award is sponsored by StudioLR.

Monday 12 February 2024

Entry Deadline

It’s not what’s written in the stars, it’s what’s written in your paper. Make it count.

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