Types of jobs in Business Administration

As a college or university student there are so many things to look at. Ambitions stir and run so wild, there is the worry of grades and also the consumerization of a graduate.

But of all these things there is something of key importance that most students forget to deeply look at. They forget to seriously gauge what type of jobs are in the sector they are pursuing. It’s so easy for some sectors say in law.

Obvious choices of jobs in Legal careers include Legal secretaries, Paralegal, Judges etc ultimately they are all so obvious in the example sector. But other sectors like Business Administration are not as so obvious. Here is a peep into some for those looking at Business administration.

Business Administration – Types of jobs in this sector

There are a wide variety of jobs in the sector ranging from administrative assistant, receptionist, legal secretary and personal assistant roles to recruitment consultant, patient advice and liaison service officer and civil service administrative officer positions.

Here are just a few of the many jobs in this sector. 

  • Accounting technician
  • Administrative assistant/officer
  • Arts administrator
  • Assistant immigration officer
  • Auditor
  • Barristers’ clerk
  • Bilingual secretary
  • Customs officer or assistant officer
  • Car rental agent
  • Charity fundraiser

Civility Jobs

  • Civil servant administrative officer
  • Civil service executive officer
  • Court Clerks
  • Court administrative officer
  • Court legal adviser
  • Credit controller
  • Customs officer
  • Data entry clerk
  • Diplomatic service officer
  • Estates officer


Administrative/Healthcare Jobs

  • General Manager
  • Government officials
  • Farm secretary
  • Financial services customer adviser
  • Freight forwarder
  • Health and safety advisor
  • Health records clerk
  • Health service manager
  • Hotel receptionist
  • Human resources officer
  • Immigration officer


  • Insurance broker
  • Insurance technician
  • Legal secretary
  • Local government administrative assistant
  • Local government officer
  • Local government revenues officer
  • Medical secretary
  • Paralegal
  • Patient advice and liaison service officer
  • Payroll administrator
  • Personal assistant


Public offices

  • Post office customer service assistant
  • Public Administration manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Quality control technician
  • Receptionist
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Registrar of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
  • Reprographic assistant
  • School business manager
  • School secretary
  • Secretary


  • Security service personnel
  • Sports development officer
  • Supervisor
  • Telephonist-switchboard operator
  • Town Clerk
  • Town planning support staff
  • Trade union official
  • Typist