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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2017
    Deadline: Jun 20, 2017
  • The Nigerian Communications Commission is the independent National Regulatory Authority for the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. The Commission is responsible for creating an enabling environment for competition among operators in the industry as well as ensuring the provision of qualitative and efficient telecommunications services throughout the cou...
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    Assistant Events Officer

    Location: 64 - 66 Glenthorne Road London, W6 0LR
    Reporting To: Manager, Events
    Department: Operations
    Division: Events
    Hours of work: 40 hours per week including one unpaid hour for lunch each day.
    Organisation - The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)

    Job Purpose

    •  To work as part of the Events division to deliver high-quality events.

    Division Purpose

    •  To deliver international, regional and national events aimed at raising awareness and building capacity of stakeholders in the use of information and communication technologies for development

    Working Relationships

    • Posts that this job manages: None
    • This role also requires a close working relationship with the  Marketing and Communications team

    Note: The incumbent shall work such additional time beyond the contractual minimum as may reasonably be required to fulfill the organisation’s work requirements. Staff Handbook #2.5.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Provide administrative and communication support for CTO events
    • Coordinate the production of events by external producers
    • Monitor  the development of the post-event internal report and rapporteur’s report
    • Assist in the organising of events and attend to all matters relating to and/or ancillary to the successful conduct of the event
    • Liaise with CTO sales and marketing officers on event marketing, promotion, publicity, sales and related campaigns
    • Undertake analysis of feedback of participants after each event and within 2 weeks after each event including satisfaction rating, based on feedback from participants.


    • Undertake any other duties in his/her speciality that may be assigned by the Secretary-General. 


    • Undertaking administration work relating to events including mailouts
    • Contributing to event marketing activities including press releases and promotions through social media
    • Coordinating the production of events by external producers
    • Preparation of analysis of feedback by participants of events, within 2 weeks after each event including satisfaction rating, based on feedback from participants
    • Assisting in database development for delegate and sponsorship marketing and of supporting partner

    Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    •  A Diploma or an equivalent qualification in Events, Marketing, Communications or a related field 
    • One year of experience in events, preferably in an event organising firm
    • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    • Proven ability to prioritise workload and to meet tight deadlines
    • Ability to lead by example
    • Attention to detail and highly resourceful
    • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of responsibility, discretion and confidentiality
    • Ability to adopt and work in a multicultural environment 
    • Willingness to travel internationally
    • Good understanding of telecommunications/ICTs
    • Experience in an international or regional organisation will be desirable


    • Starting salary will range from £17,675 p.a. to £21,690 p.a. depending on the qualifications and experiences.
    • Benefits include 25 days holiday per year, contributory pension scheme, medical insurance, travel season ticket loan, support for training and development, a performance-based annual bonus, subsidy for gym membership, provision for flexible working and a great working environment. 
    • You must be a national of a CTO Full Member Country

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and attach the Application Form below to: [email protected]

    Click Here to Download Application Form (PDF)

    To apply for these vacancies follow the following instructions

    • Download the application form above
    • Print out the downloaded application form
    • Fill the application form correctly
    • Scan the already filled application form
    • Save the images in one Microsoft Word document
    • Click on "Save As PDF"
    • After saving, you can now send the PDF file along with your CV to the email above.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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