Business Associate Professionals

Job holders in this unit group advise on the effectiveness of an organisation’s procedures, systems and methods and perform other business and related functions.


New workers

New workers start around £14,870. Normal pay is £25,664 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £40,488.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 92,402 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Canvasses political opinion, writes and distributes leaflets, writes and distributes press releases and other such material to promote the image and policies of a political party or election candidate, arranges fund raising activities, and organises and participates in election campaigns.

  • Purchases services, receives payment from clients, processes contracts and deals with contractual arrangements.

  • Studies work methods and procedures by measuring work involved and computing standard times for specified activities, and produces report detailing suggestions for increasing efficiency and lowering costs.

  • Studies department or problem area and assesses its interrelationships with other activities.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Business Support Systems

  • Administrative Support

  • Finance

  • Invoicing

  • Information Privacy

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Project Management

  • Numeracy

  • Auditing

  • Data Entry

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Administrative Functions

  • Detail Oriented

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Office

  • English Language

  • Organizational Skills

  • Planning

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.