Army Benevolent Fund: Events Assistant Northern Ireland


The Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) is the Army’s national charity, supporting soldiers, veterans, and their immediate families, in times of need. The Charity operates a regional structure across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, with its central office in London.

This Events Assistant role is a fantastic opportunity to work within an incredible team in our office in Northern Ireland on planning and delivering fundraising events; development of our supporter base; engagement with stakeholders; and providing support to the local network of volunteers.

Establishing and maintaining relationships, both outside and within the Charity, is key to this appointment. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, be well-organised, and have an easy yet confident manner. They will be expected to operate with local corporate entities, civic administrations, high net worth individuals, local trusts, and charitable organisations, as well as with the local Army and Army Cadet Force units.

They will have strong administrative skills, coupled with a determination to succeed in this varied and challenging position.

The starting salary is £27,500. After a probationary period of 6 months, the successful candidate will benefit from the Charity’s full range of employment benefits including an income protection scheme and an employer contribution pension. There will also be opportunities to participate in key Charity events and activities, with a TOIL scheme in place.

This is a full-time post for 35 hours per week, on an initial two-year fixed term contract based at the Charity’s Office in Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn. (The Charity currently operates a minimum of 2 days in the office).

Please see the job description for further information regarding the job and person specification, and primary roles. If you have any questions or would like to have an initial chat about the role, please contact David Forsey, the Regional Director Northern Ireland (

If you have the relevant experience for this role, please apply by sending your CV and supporting statement to our HR Team –

Closing date: 7 June 2024

Interview date: 17 June 2024


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