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Upgrade membership

Boost your credibility as a marketer and get the recognition you deserve with a graded CIM membership that reflects your knowledge and experience.

Check our grade criteria below to find out if you are eligible for an upgrade, which is free for current members.

Membership grades:

Associate (ACIM)

Member (MCIM)

Fellow (FCIM)

How to apply?

Submit your application form together with a LinkedIn URL or your up to date CV* to upgrade@cim.co.uk.

Please note that we may require further information such as copies of relevant academic qualifications and transcripts.

*CV needs to be verified by your line manager or a professional advisor.

What's next?

If you require any further information, please don't hesitate to contact the Professional Membership Team.
Email upgrade@cim.co.uk or call +44 (0)1628 427190.

Following your application, we will assess your eligibility and get back to you within 15 working days.

Associate (ACIM)

Who is it for?

Marketers currently in operational, supervisory or junior management roles within their organisation.

  Qualification   Marketing Experience
Associate (ACIM)

CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing;
CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing;
CIM Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing or equivalent qualification

or 3 years’ experience and influencing (or reporting to) marketing management

Member (MCIM)

Who is it for?

Experienced marketing managers who are currently working at a strategic level within their organisation.

  Qualification   Marketing Experience
Member (MCIM)

CIM Professional Postgraduate Diploma or the equivalent qualification

PLUS

5 years’ experience at management level
or
2 years marketing teaching experience and 3 years practical/marketing experience

 

CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing;
CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing;
CIM Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing or equivalent qualification

PLUS 7 years’ experience at management level or senior consultant level
 

None

  10 years' experience (including 7 years at management level)

Fellows (FCIM)

Who is it for?

Designed for senior marketing directors and consultants.

  Qualification   Marketing Experience
Fellow (FCIM)

CIM Professional Postgraduate Diploma or the equivalent qualification

PLUS

10 years senior strategic experience with 5 years close to board level & Chartered Marketer status held for 5 years
or
Holding the position of Professor or Reader or equivalent for 5 years

 

MCIM

PLUS 15 years’ senior strategic experience with 5 years close to board level or at Senior consultant level.
 

None

  15 years’ senior strategic experience with 10 years close to board level or at Senior consultant level.