£18,720 Average salary at age 20
£33,800 Average Salary
35 Average hours per week


Officers of non-governmental organisations perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks in the running of trade associations, employers’ associations, learned societies, trade unions, charitable organisations and similar bodies.

Main Tasks

  • Maintains and updates records of membership details, subscription fees, mailing lists, etc.;
  • Circulates and reports information of relevance to members and interested parties;
  • Arranges meetings, conferences and other events and circulates agenda and other relevant material;
  • Receives and responds to written correspondence and telephone enquiries from members and other organisations;
  • Assists with fund raising activities within a specified geographical area;
  • Prepares and provides measures of organisational activity for senior officials.


There are no formal academic requirements although pre-entry experience is usually necessary. Some organisations only employ their own members, although evidence of related work within pressure groups, the voluntary sector, trade unions or other organisations is generally sufficient.

What Officers of non-governmental organisations studied in higher education

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What Officers of non-governmental organisations studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(T6) Modern Middle Eastern studies1
(L4) Social policy3
(L7) Human & social geography2
(W2) Design studies3
(L3) Sociology6
(C1) Biology4
(F1) Chemistry1
(C8) Psychology3
(W1) Fine art2
(V3) History by topic1
(F7) Science of aquatic & terrestrial environments2
(W3) Music1
(W8) Imaginative writing1
(V4) Archaeology1
(D4) Agriculture1
(R9) Others in European languages, literature & related subjects2
(W6) Cinematics & photography1
(Q3) English studies7
(L8) Development studies1
(L2) Politics7
(L9) Others in social studies1
(W4) Drama2
(M1) Law by area1
(M2) Law by topic3
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport3
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine1
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology2
(V5) Philosophy1
(F3) Physics1
(L1) Economics1
(N1) Business studies2
(X3) Academic studies in education1
(X1) Training teachers2
(K4) Planning (urban, rural & regional)1
(C6) Sport & exercise science3
(P3) Media studies1
(N2) Management studies1
(V1) History by period10
(L6) Anthropology1
(I1) Computer science1

UK Prospects

55200 Workforce Size
2.35% Predicted decline 2024 - 2027
7143 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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