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Officer of non-governmental organisation

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.


  • 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..

Typical Education Level

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 29% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data


Average annual earnings

The current average wage for officer of non-governmental organisation is £18,116

1,143 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,143. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for officer of non-governmental organisation roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £18,116 per year. That is about £1,510 per month or £9.29 per hour. New workers generally start on £17,610, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £57,264

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,143 people are employed in the region.

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