MERIT is an independent and recognized leader in providing wireless voice and data turnkey services to the Telecommunications industry.

Executive Assistant / Corporate Communication Officer

Location: Lagos

Deadline: 05/10/16

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
    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.1 - 2 years experience.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their CV to

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