Charitable Organisation Managers and Directors

Charitable organisation managers and directors plan, organise, co-ordinate and direct the activities of organisations in the charitable and not-for-profit sector.


New workers

New workers start around £25,438. Normal pay is £58,128 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £133,799.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 35,195 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?

  • Directs or undertakes the preparation, publication and dissemination of reports and other information pertaining to the organisation.

  • Stimulates public interest by providing publicity, giving lectures and interviews and organising appeals.

  • Generates income by co-ordinating funding bids, organising appeals, and managing relationships with funders.

  • Represents their charity in consultation and negotiation with government, employees, trustees and other bodies.

  • Helps to formulate and implement charitable organisations' policies and ensures these meet legal and statutory provisions.

  • Plans, organises, coordinates and directs the resources of a special interest or charitable organisation.

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.

  • Balanced Budgeting

  • Economics

  • Finance

  • Financial Management

  • Fundraising

  • Marketing Communications

  • Non-Profit Management

  • Social Sciences

  • Standard Accounting Practices

  • Working With A Board Of Directors

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.

  • Budgeting

  • Communication

  • Forecasting

  • Leadership

  • Lifting Ability

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Strategic Planning

  • Strategic Thinking

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.