Membership levels and subscription fees
There is a membership that's right for you, whatever your experience
There are three levels of membership, to reflect varying qualifications and experience. If you are interested in applying, we just need you to complete the online enquiry form and attach an up-to-date CV or link to your LinkedIn profile.
The levels of membership and subscription fees are as follows:
|Membership Level||Annual subscription fee*|
|Associate Member (A IDM)||
£140 plus VAT (@20%) = £168
|Full Member (M IDM)||
£170 plus VAT (@20%) = £204
|Fellow Member (F IDM)||
£200 plus VAT (@20%) = £240
IDM graduates can get Full membership for £99 plus VAT (@20%) = £118.80 for their first year. Valid for one year after graduation.
DMA Council member can get their membership for £99 (+VAT). Contact Rosie.Atherfold@dma.org.uk for more information.
*You can save 10% on your subscription fee if you choose to pay by Direct Debit.
Your application will be reviewed on receipt and we will confirm the level of membership that is appropriate to you within 3-5 working days. Fellow level memberships are subject to the approval of the IDM Professional Standards Committee, comprising the General manager of the IDM and the Head of IDM Qualification, Training and Membership.
What level of membership applies to me?
This is our entry level. To join as an Associate Member (A IDM) requires little marketing experience, simply a desire to be the best you can be and the ambition to fulfil your potential.
To join as a Member (M IDM) you should hold an IDM Professional Diploma or a recognised qualification in marketing at a similar level, or have at least five years' experience in a Manager level marketing role.
IDM Fellowship (F IDM) is an international community of distinguished direct and digital marketers who are long-standing members and supporters of the IDM's mission. To qualify you should hold an IDM Postgraduate Diploma or have several years' experience in a senior level marketing role with evidence of working at a strategic level.