Executive Assistant/ Corporate Communications Officers at Merit Telecoms Nigeria Limited

Merit Telecoms (NIG) Limited / Merit Telecoms Nigeria Limited is an independent and recognized leader in providing wireless voice and data turnkey services to the telecommunication industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Assistant/ Corporate Communications Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Perform top level administrative duties in support of the CEO- including making travel arrangements, scheduling a high volume of meetings and appointment as well as managing an ever-changing business/personal Outlook calendar, and managing complex schedules.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate on-site and off-site executive meetings and functions, such as Monthly, Quarterly and Bi-annual Senior Executive meetings.
  • Screen multiple requests for meetings with the CEO and utilize sound judgments in managing priorities of requests based on importance and urgency.
  • With an understanding of business protocols associated with CEO’s clients and business associates, effectively interact with senior management on behalf of the CEO
  • Draft the CEO’s correspondence based on a general outline of points, and prepare PowerPoint and other presentations as needed.
  • Organize and manage documents using various software programs.
  • Screen all phone calls to the CEO’s office and exercise sound judgment in determining whether to contact the caller to the CEO, take a message, or refer the matter to another company contact.

Specific Job Roles

  • To institute and manage corporate communicate strategy
  • To build a unique culture in line with MERIT vision
  • To continually improve MERIT branding/imaging
  • Public and media relations
  • Stakeholder/ management relations
  • Special events management (team building/Staff parties etc)
  • Participation in Local, National & International conference
  • Website development and update
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  • Fund raising/charitable activities
  • Publications and promotional materials MERIT and its products
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Support to other departments in their promotional efforts
  • To maintain liaison with external media houses


  • Ability to work in a fast and dynamic environment
  • A good thinker
  • A very fast learner
  • Creative and innovative skills
  • Possess good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills

Computer Skills:

  • Desktop publishing application
  • MS Office Suite (MS word, excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)


  • B.Sc. in any Social Science LL.B. or any other related course.
  • 2-3 years’ experience.

Application Closing Date
5th October, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send soft copy of their CV’s to: hr@merittel.com

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