Officers of Non-governmental Organisations

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.


New workers
£ 15,101
£ 27,240
£ 37,052

Available jobs

In the past year there were 65,487 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

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

What they do most days?

  • Prepares and provides measures of organisational activity for senior officials.

  • Assists with fund raising activities within a specified geographical area.

  • Receives and responds to written correspondence and telephone enquiries from members and other organisations.

  • Arranges meetings, conferences and other events and circulates agenda and other relevant material.

  • Circulates and reports information of relevance to members and interested parties.

  • Maintains and updates records of membership details, subscription fees, mailing lists, etc..

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.

  • Administrative Support

  • Invoicing

  • Data Entry

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Finance

  • Numeracy

  • Project Management

  • Auditing

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Office Supply Management

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

  • Detail Oriented

  • Customer Service

  • Administrative Functions

  • Management

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Clerical Works

  • Organizational Skills

  • Microsoft Office

  • Filing

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.