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Getting promoted is a huge achievement for anyone, and hard work should always be rewarded with a great gift. No matter if it’s their first promotion or fifth, a corporate gift is in order.

What better way to congratulate your coworker on their promotion than with a practical promotional gift?

If they’ve just got a promotion, then that usually means their job will change in some way. Maybe they’ve just been promoted to marketing manager so they’ll need to be making more calls and meeting more clients. On the other hand, perhaps they’ll be starting earlier, so they need more energy to get through the day. Get them something they’ll use in their new job by exploring our job promotion gift guide. From coffee machines to business card holders, we’ve done all the research for you.

Discover the best promotion gifts ideas below.

1. Good Luck Elephant Statue

good luck elephant statue gift

Wish your friend good fortunes with their promotion with this cute and adorable good luck elephant statue. Perfect for showing off in their home or on their desk, having the trunk in an upwards position is good luck for anyone who receives it. At 12 inches tall, they’re sure to appreciate this cute job promotion gift. Made from cemet resin for added durability.

2. The Making of a Manager Book

the making of a manager book

Know somebody who has just been promoted to a managerial position for the first time in their life? With no management experience, it can be a very daunting and scary experience. Give them some help with this fantastic making of a manager book. Featuring 274 pages of everything they need to become an efficient manager, they’re sure to appreciate this ideal gift.

3. Enjoy the Journey Bracelet

enjoy the journey bracelet

A job promotion at work is a step forward in their journey of life. Remind them to enjoy their journey to the top with this inspirational bracelet they can wear every day. Ideal for reminding them to focus on the journey and not the destination, this perfect gift is a constant reminder of all the hard work they’ve put into achieving it. Made of metal pewter and measures 7 inches.

4. Ashes of Problem Employees Jar

ashes of problem employees jar

Give them a smile and celebrate their promotion with this funny ashes of problem employees jar. Great for anyone who has just been promoted to a manager, this jar is crafted from premium ceramic materials and can be used to hold anything. At 5 inches tall, the jar is also an amusing item to have on their desk at work.

5. Keychain and Bottle Opener

keychain and bottle opener gift

Getting a job promotion means having to attend more and more pointless meetings. Give them something to laugh at with this relatable keychain and bottle opener gift. Featuring the text “I survived another meeting that should have been an email”, they’ll quickly be able to relate to this message. Approximately 6 inches long.

6. Yoda Best Boss Mug

yoda best boss mug

Who’s the best boss? Yoda best boss! Congratulate your colleague or friend with this cute and funny Yoda coffee mug. Featuring a small Yoda and text on both sides, this ceramic mug is great for anyone who has just been promoted to the boss! Made from ceramic and features an 11 ounce capacity. Complete with a gift box packaging, this is especially perfect for any Star Wars lovers.

7. Boss Lady Candle

boss lady candle gift

Remind them who’s the boss, with this amazing boss lady scented candle. With 50 hours of burn time, this scented candle smells of lattes, hustlin’ and a hint of kick ass. Perfect for the lady in your life who’s just been promoted to manager or boss, this job promotion gift idea is sure to go down well.

8. Get A Promotion Keychain

get a promotion keychain

Getting their first promotion is a major milestone for anybody in the corporate world. All that hard work finally paying off definitely deserves some recognition and celebration. Give them a constant reminder of their success with this inspirational promotion keychain. They’ve already got their job promotion; the next step is to take over the world! Made from stainless steel and measures 1 inch squared.

9. Well Deserved Hip Flask

well deserved hip flask

Help them celebrate their job promotion and give them a reminder of their achievement with this beautiful golden liquor flask. Featuring an engraved well-done message on the side, this stainless steel gold plated flask is 100% leak-proof and comes complete with a filler funnel and gift presentation packaging. Made from stainless steel and holds 8 ounces.

10. Engraved Desk Name Plate

engraved desk name plate

What better way to celebrate a job promotion than with a brand new engraved desk name plate. Perfect for anyone who has been promoted to a new job role, this personalized desk name plate is suitable for anyone. With the ability to customize the name and job title, this high-quality stand also comes with a handy business cardholder. Made in the USA from hardwood and measures 10 inches long.

11. Oreo Gift Box

oreo gift box

Did they just crush their promotion interview and get the job? Help them celebrate their new promotion with this delicious Oreo cookies snack gift box. Including a range of different Oreo cookies such as minis, regular and double stuffed Oreos, this unique gift is sure to be a tasty treat for a worthy occasion. Contains 8 Oreo cookie packs and weighs 12 ounces.

12. Motivational Necklace

motivational necklace

They might have just got their first promotion, but it doesn’t stop there. Give them some daily motivation to help them reach their next promotion with this inspirational bar necklace jewelry. Made from stainless steel, this pendant will never rust and comes complete with a matching 18 inch silver chain.

13. Congratulations Banner

congraulations banner

What better way to congratulate somebody on their new promotion than with this huge congratulations banner. Perfect for those surprise parties, this banner is the centerpiece for any celebration. At 15 feet long, it can be hung up in any room or even outside. Each letter is printed on its own individual card in a shimmering gold color, making it very eye-catching.

14. CraveBox Care Package

cravebox care package

Congratulate them on their new job, which this huge CraveBox care package. Including 60 different snacks and candy, this package is the perfect way to pig out and celebrate. No matter the individual, this package has something for everyone. Including favorites such as airheads, Twizzlers, pringles and fun dips, this is the sweetest gift you can buy! The box measures 13 by 12 inches and contains about 3.5 pounds of candy.

15. Luxury Ballpoint Pen

luxury ball point pen

Help them settle into their new job with this luxury ballpoint pen. Excellent for anyone who’s just got a promotion that requires a lot of signing and signatures, this pen is a wonderful gift that they’ll enjoy using. Made from 24 karat gold and measures 7 inches. Available in 5 different color options.

16. Whiskey Stones Gift Set

whiskey stones gift set

Give them something to celebrate their promotion in style with this luxury whiskey stones gift set. Including two 8 ounce whiskey glasses, 8 whiskey stones, and two real slate stone coasters, this set is perfect for washing down that celebratory drink without watering it down. The set also comes with a fancy storage and presentation box to keep them safe when stored.

17. Apple AirPods

apple airpods

Getting a promotion usually means more video calls, meetings, and phone calls. Help them keep on top of their tasks with these extremely handy and trendy Apple AirPods. Suitable for anyone with an Apple iPhone, these wireless AirPods make phone and video calls 10 times easier without having to sort out and plug in a bunch of wires. Features 5 hours of battery life and a portable charging case.

18. Boss Mug

boss nutritional facts mug

Let them know who’s in charge with this funny boss nutritional mug. Perfect for anyone who’s just been promoted to manager or boss, this mug is sure to leave them smiling. Full of humorous nutritional information on the side, this mug is both dishwasher and microwave safe, making it the perfect mug for them to take to work. Features 12 ounce capacity. Made of durable ceramic making it dishwasher and microwave safe.

19. Programmable Coffee Maker

programmable coffee maker machine

What better way to get them prepared for their new job than with this awesome programmable coffee maker. With the ability to set a brew time up to 24 hours in advance, this coffee maker will have a fresh pot of coffee ready the moment they wake up. A huge timesaver, this is sure to get anyone ready for their new job. Brews 2 to 12 cups before having to refill.

20. Death Wish Coffee

death wish coffee gift idea

Some people rely heavily on coffee to wake them up in the morning. Give them something with an extra boost with this extra strong death wish coffee. Great for anyone who needs to get up early to head to the office, this coffee is sure to wake them up and keep them energized throughout the day. Available in 16 ounce bags of dark roast or medium roast. USDA certified organic coffee.

21. Boss Lady Desk Plate

boss lady desk plate

You go queen! Celebrate their job promotion with this hilarious boss lady name desk plate gift. The perfect present for anyone who’s just been promoted to manager or boss, they’re sure to love this funny gag gift. Featuring a purple background and premium laser engraved writing, they’re sure to appreciate this funny gift. 11 inches long and made from silver metal.

22. Iron Flask Thermos Bottle

iron flask thermos bottle

Help them stay hydrated throughout the day with this incredibly useful thermos bottle. Great for anyone who’s just been promoted and needs an extra caffeine fix, this thermos is perfect for holding both hot and cold drinks for up to 12 hours. Featuring 16 different awesome colors to choose from, this bottle is sure to help keep them hydrated and energized. Available in 14 to 64 ounce capacities.

23. She Believed She Could Bracelet

inspirational bracelet gift

Give them a special gift to remember their job promotion with this beautifully crafted bracelet. Inspirational and motivational, this bracelet will remind them that they can do anything if they put their mind to it. Made from stainless steel and featuring laser engraved text, they’re sure to be grateful for this bracelet.

24. Desk Organizer

mesh desk organizer

A clean and tidy desk equals a clean and tidy mind. Help them organize their desk and keep it tidy with this extremely useful space-saving desk organizer. With no tools required for assembly, this organizer also includes a stylish drawer with three compartments to keep everything stored. On the top, it also has five storage compartments for files, folders, and other documents. Measures 9 by 13 by 13 inches.

25. Business Card Holder

business card holder

Ensure their new desk is looking professional with this wooden business cardholder. Made from American walnut wood with manual polishing and painting, this holder is built to last and stand the test of time. With the ability to hold up to 50 business cards, they’ll definitely need one of these for their new job.


Beth Noll is a gift editor at Gift Observer. She loves shopping for friends and sharing her top gift recommendations on the blog. With 9 years of blogging experience, she's always up to date with the latest trends and best gift ideas.