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Now there's a way to boost your career and get the recognition you deserve with an accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).


CIM Overview

CIM's Professional Accreditation programme assesses your skills, experience, qualifications and commitment to ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) against an internationally-approved professional standards framework for marketing. From starting out to senior management, there's an accreditation level to suit you.

Accreditation Levels

Accreditation levels, in the form of letters, can be used after your name to acknowledge your status.

E.g. Jo Brown, MCIM Chartered Marketer

Find out your level by completing our online Skills Analysis (free for members).


By being part of CIM you agree to abide by CIM's Code of Professional Standards


CPD Programme

A flexible framework enables you to manage your professional development. Joining the programme provides recognition for your commitment to keeping up to date and continuously improving your knowledge and skills. Showing a commitment to ongoing professional development could also lead you to Chartered Marketer Status - the mark of a qualified, experienced and up-to-date professional - and the ultimate accolade. This is open to all MCIM and FCIM accredited marketers. Find out more about how to earn CPD hours.


Benefits for you




  • Gain credibility and enhance your status
  • Increase your potential for career advancement
  • Benchmark your skills and identify development needs
  • Stay up-to-date and relevant so you're ahead of the game in this fast-paced industry
  • Stand out from the crowd in a competitive job market and grow your career prospects globally
  • Work towards the elite status of Chartered Marketer

Employer Benefits

  • More effective implementation of knowledge at the workplace
  • More highly skilled marketers to drive the business forward
  • Measurable objectives that tie development to the needs of the business
  • Unlocked potential, improved morale and greater motivation

Skills Analysis

The Skills Analysis programme is an invaluable self-diagnostic tool for assessing your marketing competencies against an internationally-recognised framework that covers the full scope of the marketing profession.

Skills Analysis


Join Now

It's simple: Just complete the CIM application + CV + transcript of qualification, and email them to contactus@marketing.org.nz. No formal qualification? Don't worry, because your skills and experience can still be assessed.

CIM Application


Professionally Accredited Marketers


Principle Business Partners


NZ Post Ipsos IBM

Conference and Events Partners


Ubiquity m-savvy Digital Alchemy Orangebox Pitney Bowes Ipsos NZ Post

Resource Centre Partners


Loyalty J1 Simpson Grierson Young & Shand TNS Inivio Mosh Badger Principals Font 99 Ipsos Done By Friday

Service Partners


Acxiom Pullman Hotels Amora Hotels & Resorts Tangible Marketing Impact Fuji Xerox

Student Engagement Partners


Frucor Farmers IAG Genesis Westpac