ABM Vacancies

Please see below our current vacancies.

ABM Administrator – NOW CLOSED

  • 16 hours per week (spread over 3+ working days). £11 an hour.
  • Working from home.
  • Interviews week commencing 10th February 2020. Interviews will take place via Skype.
  • Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020 4pm.

The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM) is a voluntary organisation founded in 1979 by mothers already experienced in breastfeeding counselling.

We became a charity in 1980 (registered no 280537). As well as supporting mums and families and offering training, we speak for breastfeeding families at a national advocacy level. We offer a variety of training opportunities.

We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic administrator to support us as we move forward into the next decade.


Role Overview

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We are a friendly membership organisation with dedicated volunteers. Our administrator will work remotely but will be warmly welcomed as part of our UK-wide team.

Our administrator will:

  • welcome new members to the ABM and support existing members.
  • support our volunteer and helpline team to ensure the smooth running of our training programmes.
  • organise day-to-day finances and support the treasurer in communication with outside agencies regarding financial issues.
  • support our communication with the public and relevant organisations.

Our administrator is a part-time employee able to organise their own work to complete necessary tasks and confident with working independently. You are the ABM’s only paid employee.

You will work from home and will require good internet access. You work remotely, largely communicating by email and phone, with our volunteers, some staff members employed through the National Breastfeeding Helpline and some contractors.


Person Specification

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Time frame

Our current administrator has been supporting the ABM over a lengthy period and is looking to move away from the ABM in Spring 2020. We feel a period of overlap will be beneficial, so we are ideally looking for a new administrator to begin their role soon after appointment.


How to apply

To apply we ask candidates to provide both their CV and a supporting statement.

Your supporting statement should answer the following question:

What qualities and experiences do you have that will make you an effective administrator for the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers?

In the supporting statement, we encourage candidates to consider the person specification table and give specific examples that demonstrate these qualities and skills, so that the short-listing panel is able to clearly identify where your knowledge, and experience matches the criteria identified in the post.

Please include the contact details of 2 referees who will be able to speak about your recent professional experience.


Please email [now closed to new applications] with your name in the subject and attach in pdf format the following two files:

  1. your CV
  2. your supporting statement, including referee details

Please manually attach the documents rather than ‘sharing’ them.