Commercial Opportunities

Career development practitioners work daily in schools, colleges, universities, adult career services and private practice to support young people and adults in developing and realising their career goals. 

With our extensive member base and variety of communications routes, the CDI is perfectly placed to reach this broad audience. We also draw on this huge base of knowledge to draw together insight, knowledge and expertise to deliver projects related to policy, system design and practice for key organisations in and around the career development sector. 

We have two broad areas of commercial benefit, outlined below. In addition, we are open to opportunities to work for, or with, key partners in new areas. If you would like to discuss any opportunities, please contact Joanne Thorniley on or 01384 445 627. 

Download the CDI Media Pack Here.

Advertising and Sponsorship 

We communicate with our members – and beyond – through our website, social media, regular emails and more. We also offer sponsorship and exhibition opportunities at conferences and events and can offer standard as well as bespoke solutions. If your organisation needs to reach the career development profession, the CDI is the ideal route to engage your audience. 

Find out more about our advertising and sponsorship offer and download our media pack. 

Consultancy and contracting 

With a track record in the design and delivery of training, resources and frameworks, the CDI is your ideal partner for development projects in the career development sector. We combine in-house, Associate and member expertise and have a long history of providing consultancy and contracted services to government, commercial and charity partners.  

To learn more about how we can help your organisation, and why the CDI is your ideal partner, look at our Consultancy and Contracting services. 

Other commercial services 

The CDI offers additional services to commercial partners: 

  • The Careers in Careers job board is the ideal place to advertise vacancies in career development. From PhD’s to administration roles, Career Advisers through to Careers Leaders and management positions, the Careers in Careers job board is the perfect way to ensure you get high quality applications. 
  • Organisations that provide digital or CPD resources to the career development profession can apply for the CDI’s prestigious Careers Assured quality mark. Careers Assured is an independent assessment demonstrating that your resources meet the needs of the career development profession. 

New Partnerships 

The CDI is always seeking new ways to support our members and the wider the profession. We are keen to work with existing and new organisations on innovative services that add value. Whether you want to tap into our knowledge base during design, test concepts with our members or raise your profile through our promotional routes, we are here to help. 

Find out more 

To see more about consulting, contracting and partnering with the CDI, download an overview of our services and experience. 

If you are interested in working with the CDI on your new services, you can please contact Joanne Thorniley on or 01384 445 627. 

Download the CDI Media Pack Here.