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Being a member of The Chartered Institute of Marketing will help you stand out from the crowd no matter where you are in your career. With over 100 years of experience, we can help you get the most out of marketing. Whether it's through sharing knowledge, bringing you together with the right people or providing practical advice, we can help you take the next step.

Benefits - Career Growth

Individuals – membership of CIM provides you with the structure and resources to build your knowledge and develop your career as a professional marketer

Corporates – we can help you develop your marketing capability to improve performance and achieve your business goals

Career Growth
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Small Team (2-9)
Corporate 10+
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As a member you have access to a range of tools to help and drive your career forward. Find out more in the Career and Professional Development Centre…

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The programme enables you to remain professional, effective and compliant by ensuring you stay up to date in the fast-moving world of marketing.

It allows you to track your progress and receive recognition for your achievements, helping to increase confidence and giving you additional credibility as a professional marketer.

More about CPD and our programme…

More about Chartered Marketer status…

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Our designatory letters are world renowned. Once you have qualified you able to use which will assist either your career or business.

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Search, register and receive e-mail alerts on new jobs through The Marketer's online job section.

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Whatever stage you are at in your career, our qualifications can help you to develop your marketing skills and knowledge. And because our qualifications are developed to meet industry needs, they will provide you with practical skills that can help you to progress.

Find out more about our qualifications.

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As the world's largest organisation for professional marketers, we are ideally placed to help you develop and achieve your goals. From one-day workshops to intensive programmes, our training courses are designed to develop your skills, improve your performance and enhance your career prospects.

Take a look at over 130 training courses…

 
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In an increasingly competitive and changing environment, high-quality training is essential to optimise your people's performance and maintain a competitive edge.

We specialise in creating learning and development solutions that meet your business objectives and help you develop your people to deliver a lasting impact on your organisation. Find out more about bespoke learning programmes…

 
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Our online assessment tools provide you with robust, quantitative information about your people's strengths and weaknesses. Covering five key areas of competence - Marketing, Digital Marketing, Sales, Innovation and Leadership - these tools enable you to build highly effective teams with the right skills.

 
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Are you looking to build your teams' expertise in digital marketing and get a better return on your digital marketing investment? Our new Digital Marketing E-learning toolkit provides you with an online resource for your entire marketing team – enabling them to learn new skills and improve their knowledge in key areas of digital marketing.

Benefits - Network

Individuals – an extensive events programme to help you share information and connect at every level in the marketing community.

Corporates – raise your profile and be part of the larger marketing community through our inspirational events and networking opportunities.

Network
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Small Team (2-9)
Corporate 10+
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From construction to finance, hotels to travel, The Chartered Institute of Marketing supports a range of Market Interest Groups (MIGs) that bring together marketers with specific industry knowledge.

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Wherever you are in the UK - from the North of Scotland to Kent or Cornwall - there’s likely to be a branch close to you.

Branches offer a resource for marketers to develop their skills through events organised in their own area as well as networking opportunities. Find out more about our regions and branches…

 
 
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The Chartered Institute of Marketing regularly holds national events that are designed to encompass all aspects of marketing, delivering content, contacts and the power to transform business performance.

 
 
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As a member you will receive a discount on any CIM conference.

 
 
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The CIM run a series of briefing events run by leading industry specialists. These are free as part of your membership package.

 
 
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Does your team need the complementary skills of a marketing consultant? Perhaps you're working on a campaign that needs expertise from a particular discipline. Take a look at the Consultants’ Directory…

Benefits - Knowledge

Individuals – build your knowledge and keep abreast of the latest marketing trends and techniques.

Corporates – keep your team informed of the latest marketing trends and techniques so they can continue to deliver great marketing.

Knowledge
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Small Team (2-9)
Corporate 10+
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Delivered six times a year direct to your home or place of business. Find out more about The Marketer…

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Want to keep up with all the latest marketing news but don't have the time?

As a member you will receive Cutting Edge, our weekly digest of marketing-related news from across the sectors.

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Practical Insights are one hour, interactive webinars delivered by experts within their specific area of marketing.

The aim is to provide you with practical marketing knowledge you can immediately apply.

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Take full advantage of our latest best practice guides, reports and case studies through our online knowledge hub.

 
 
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Market research reports from Mintel and Key Note accessible on site and for remote users a licence to have pages copied for you.

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Get all the recommended reading for your CIM course or buy the latest read from your favourite marketing guru. Visit the Marketing Shop…

Benefits - Support

Individuals – in a demanding role, it’s good to know you can get expert support and advice as well as many free services.

Corporates – give your employees the practical support they need to support them in their roles

Support
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Small Team (2-9)
Corporate 10+
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Online resource with practical guides and templates to support you in your marketing role.

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Researchers are on hand to assist you with your information needs whether this is a short enquiry, an in-depth enquiry or assistance in using the online service. Find out more about the Information and Library Service…

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Access to leading journals, trade magazines, company and market reports on your desk top to make you an expert on a topic quickly. Access our online journals, books and reports…

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As a member you will get access to free legal advice via our Legal helpline.

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Enjoy exclusive rates in professional indemnity insurance to help protect your company in the event of claims relating to alleged negligence, errors or omissions.

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Mentoring is a powerful personal development and empowerment tool. It is an effective way of helping people to progress in their careers and is becoming increasing popular as its potential is realised. Find out more as a mentor or mentee…

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The Chartered Institute of Marketing Members’ Benevolent Fund (CIMMBF) offers support and advice to CIM members (past and present) and their dependants when misfortune befalls them.

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Our research team are an essential specialist source of information for marketers. Marketers may visit the library in person, or access a range of collections online. Find out more about the location and opening times…

For more details on these exclusive member benefits and to see the full list of the products and services available to our members, please see the related downloads below:

Membership prospectus

View the CIM membership prospectus and find out more about member benefits and how to join.

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