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.


  • 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

Application Closing Date
20th June, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae and attach the Application Form below to recruitment@cto.int

Click here to download the Application Form (pdf)

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