The Rising Star Awards recognise the best young talent in our industry and helps them to reach their career goals. 

 

This year, we had a great number of applications from all the sectors we support and it was an almighty task choosing our rising stars. From presentation skills to certified training, the recipients will receive funding, as well as expert advice, to help them on their journey. 

 

Read all about our fantastic awardees below. And remember, if you are working in the print, publishing, paper, packaging or graphic industries, and want to accelerate your career, sign up to our newsletter to be the first to know about next years’ awards.

Meet the 2021 Rising Stars

2021 Rising Stars seeking career coaching

These stars have really chosen to invest in themselves and are all looking to further their personal development plans with the help of an expert mentor or coach. Our support will enable them to receive tailored career coaching and guidance sessions, helping to map...

2021 Rising Stars in leadership & management

These stars all have a shared vision of becoming the leaders of the future, managing people, and guiding their organisations to success. They will undertake various leadership and management training courses to solidify skills such as critical thinking, problem...

2021 Rising Stars in publishing developing soft skills

Although working in a variety of different roles, a passion for books is something all these stars have in common as they forge their careers in publishing. Now looking to take elements of their soft skills to the next level, they will all take on specialist training...

2021 Rising Stars developing practical skills

Owning a project from start to finish requires a lot of practical skills, knowledge, and experience to meet the final deliverable and so understanding the fundamentals of project management is key. Taking on professional skills training in this area with the likes of...

2021 Rising Stars developing core skills

From driving new and additional business, to maintaining the presses, and overseeing the health and safety of all staff, the range of opportunities available in our sector is broad and diverse. These rising stars are responsible for the inputs, operations, and outputs...

2021 Rising Stars developing core marketing skills

Whether within print or publishing, these stars have pursued a specialism in marketing, promoting their products and services to a wider audience and representing their brands. They will undertake Chartered Institute of Marketing or similar training to solidify their...

2021 Rising Stars developing core publishing skills

These stars all have one thing in common, and that’s a passion for books. At the start of their publishing careers, working across large and small houses in a variety of roles, they are seeking to improve their core editorial skills such as editing and proofreading....

2021 Rising Stars in Journalism

A challenging industry in which to flourish, these stars are establishing themselves as the next generation of journalists by investing in both core journalism skills training and equipment. Awardees will undertake training from trusted organisations to strengthen...

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