Saturday, 10 June 2017

VACANCY: Entry-level Assistant Events Officer at the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation - Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) is the oldest and largest Commonwealth intergovernmental organisation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Being fully involved in the development and use of ICTs for social and economic development, the management of the organisation recognise that it must stay at the cutting edge of ICT developments in order to deliver significant benefits to its members.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in collaboration with the CTO London, United Kingdom, seeks to recruit Commonwealth employees who are committed to the vision and mission of the CTO, and the wider development of the Commonwealth in the capacity below:

Job Title: 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.

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.

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

Deliverables:
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

Remuneration
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
Application Closing Date
20th June, 2017.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Curriculum  and attach the Application Form below to recruitment@cto.int

Click here to download the Application form pdf

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