The CIM has recently changed its rules on who can become a Chartered Marketer. The change comes as there has been recognition for the need to include marketers at a more inclusive level.
Younger, less experienced marketers were not previously able to gain the status but now Associate (ACIM) members can become Chartered Marketers as well as FCIM (Fellow) and MCIM (Member), after completing 2 years of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
It’s a positive decision as it encourages employers to consider those fresher to the industry, rewards proficient digital skills in junior marketers, and provides them with a way to get ahead of the competition for entry level and junior roles.
Associate members can include:
The changes CIM have made to Chartered Marketer Status offers a great opportunity for those wishing to gain further recognition of their commitment to Marketing at an earlier stage in their career. Another fantastic opportunity to stand out from the competition when looking to gain a promotion or find a new marketing role.
Philip Perren, Senior Qualifications Adviser at Professional Academy
More information about Chartered Marketer status and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is available on the CIM website.
If you have any questions about becoming a Chartered Marketer or would like to learn more about how our Marketing (CIM), Management (CMI) and Sales (ISM) qualifications can count towards your CPD, please get in touch with one of our qualifications advice team today.
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