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A secretary, also known as a personal assistant, is primarily employed to support a director or owner of a business. A secretary is skilled in administration and will be privy to important or confidential information. In the case of individuals such as artistic or political figures, secretaries handle their personal and professional affairs.

Who can I work for?

Companies large and small, business professionals and high profile individuals all require a secretary or personal assistant.

Where and when can I work?

The place of work depends on the employer but hours are generally 9am to 5.£0pm and office based. A proportion of secretaries are represented by an agency assigned to temporary contracts, allowing for some flexibility in hours and variety of tasks.

What will I be responsible for?

Secretarial positions are demanding and diverse with particular focus on the following responsibilities: organise diaries, book appointments, organise meetings and travel arrangements, take meeting minutes, produce letters and reports and recruit and train other staff members.

What qualifications do I need?

Advanced computer skills and proficiency in maths and English are essential for the job. Although not always a requirement, NVQs and diplomas are available in business administration and secretarial schools offer training in shorthand and typing.

Do I need any experience?

The majority of secretarial vacancies require some sort of relevant experience; the amount of experience varies according to the level of seniority the position holds.

What attributes are needed?

A good secretary will be efficient, organised, reliable, trustworthy and discreet. Strong written and spoken communication skills are required in addition to flexibility, confidence and the ability to act independently. Some positions request a minimum word typing speed, shorthand, audio-typin

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  1. Secretary

    London | £0.00 - £0.00 Per Year | From COBURG BANKS

    Secretary Based in London (EC4) Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits One of the UK's leading independent professional services companies is currently looking to recruit a Secretary at their... undergone an exciting rebrand, you would be joining one of the 3 principal mid-market accountancy firms at a particularly interesting time. To apply for the Secretary role please submit your CV and a covering letter quoting reference RSM635 - SR. The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Secretary, PA, Personal Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant, Secretarial Assistant, Team Secretary, Group Secretary, Senior Secretary. ...

  2. Legal Secretary

    Ford | £14000 - £18000 per annum | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Legal Secretary £14,000 - £18,000 per annum Stoke on Trent, ST4 As a Legal Secretary you will be responsible for all secretarial duties on behalf of the firm, and will provide advice and... support to clients and customers. Your main duties will be: * Audio typing and copy typing * Inbound and outbound calls * Taking messages * Diary management * Opening and closing files * Attending to clients face-to-face As a Legal Secretary you will need to have Legal Secretarial experience, high attention to detail and very strong audio typing skills. If you have any questions about this position, please call Pauline at Meridian on: 01782 272400 To Apply for this position, please email your CV to: pfollows@meridianbs.co.uk Meridian Business Support is acting on...

  3. Medical Secretary

    Birmingham | £10.32 - £10.83 per hour | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for Experienced Medical Secretary's to work for our Health care client within the Birmingham area. We are flexible regarding specialty but we do... require candidates with previous experience of working as a Medical Secretary. Duties will include typing reports and letters, arranging meetings, taking minutes and attending clinical meetings. A DBS check and satisfactory references will be carried out for this role. Please note you need to have Medical Secretary experience to apply for this role. Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business. ...

  4. Medical Secretary

    Ford | £8.01 per hour | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Medical Secretary £8.01 per hour Newcastle under Lyme ST5 We are looking for two Experienced Medical Secretaries, one to work full time hours one to work part time hours Monday to......

  5. Secretary

    City Of London | Neg | From Response

    Secretary Based in London (EC4) Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits One of the UK's leading independent professional services companies is currently looking to recruit a Secretary at..., and having recently undergone an exciting rebrand, you would be joining one of the 3 principal mid-market accountancy firms at a particularly interesting time. To apply for the Secretary role please submit your CV and a covering letter quoting reference RSM635 - SR. The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Secretary, PA, Personal Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant, Secretarial Assistant, Team Secretary, Group Secretary, Senior Secretary. ...

  6. Membership Secretary

    London | £24 -£26k DOE | From 360 Resourcing

    Here at Victory Services Club , We are looking for an Assistant Membership Secretary to join the team based in London . The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary of .... The Membership Assistant will support the Membership Secretary in providing a first class membership service to the Club's members and interact with the Club's members on a daily basis in person, email ... being led by the team. The ideal Membership Secretary must have the following skills/experience: - Have excellent IT and organisational skills and be proactive and able to work alone, - Have ... Secretary? - Salary £24,000-£25,000 depending on experience of selected candidate - 20 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays - Free meals on duty (conditions apply) - Training and development...

  7. Medical Secretary

    Newcastle upon Tyne | £8.00 - £9 per day | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Our client is looking for a Medical Secretary to cover holidays and busy period within the practise. Using System One Audio typing of medical letters, referrals and correspondence Drafting,......

  8. Legal Secretary

    Chester | £17k - 19k per year + dependant on experience | From Easy Online Recruitment

    Would you like to work in a great location (a beautiful listed building, set in its own grounds within the City of Chester) for a business that genuinely cares about its people? You will be... support with the billing process Key Skills and Experience: * Previous experience working as a legal secretary desirable but not essential * A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office ... add value to the team in this role, please apply today. Keywords: Legal Secretary, Legal Administration, Secretary, Legal PA. This vacancy is being advertised by Adam Butler Limited...

  9. Secretary

    Sevenoaks | Neg | From Bridge Recruitment UK Limited

    Job -Part time Executive Secretary Salary GBP10 - GBP11 per hour Location - Sevenoaks PART TIME PART TIME PART TIME My client has an exciting opportunity for a part time executive... secretary to join a company to support the CEO, GM and Company Executive. You must have with proven secretarial experience, who can filter emails whilst they are travelling, field phone calls, diary management, typing up meeting minutes, organising travel, meetings and keeping track of their expenses. They are about to re-write their procedures so someone who has excellent experience with word. This is a part time position, working 3 days a week, it is initally temporary and their is a good possibility it could lead to a more permanant position. Interviews to be held in a weeks time...

  10. Team Secretary

    Cheltenham | £8.50 per hour + holiday pay | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Meridian Health are currently recruiting for a Team Secretary to work in the Cheltenham area. This is a part time position- working Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8.30-4.30pm. MAIN DUTIES AND......

  11. Secretary

    Bristol | £18k - 20k per year | From Spec Recruitment

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Secretary to join our established client working within the building industry in North Bristol. The successful applicant will become a......

  12. Secretary - Term time only

    Wakefield | £17300 Per Annum £17300 pro Rota | From M People Recruitment

    Secretary - Education Sector - Term time only £17343 pro rota Wakefield area. Our client is seeking a secretary to provide a professional and efficient service, administering the day to day......

  13. Legal Secretary

    Kent | £16k - £20k pa | From eNL

    Legal Secretary, Kent - This well established firm is looking to add 2 Legal Secretaries to their team on either a permanent or fixed term contract basis. JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary PQE... REQUIRED: 2 years experience LOCATION: Kent (commutable from: Tonbridge Wells, Crowborough, Sevenoaks and Hurst Green) SALARY: Dependent on Experience THE ROLE: The appointed Legal Secretary ... both permanent and fixed term contract roles. THE CANDIDATE: These roles will best suit an experienced Legal Secretary with knowledge of either private client for family law. A typing speed in ... *****************************. Or contact us via Linkedin *************************************** eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary vacancies throughout London and South East. If you are a Legal Secretary looking...

  14. Secretary - North London

    London | £25000 - £26000 per annum | From TED Recruitment

    Our client is a small, friendly firm in the building construction industry based in East Finchley, North London. They are now seeking an experienced Secretary who has very good accurate typing and... who has an excellent telephone manner, and is able to deal with people at all levels. You will become involved in many aspects of this company and should be able to type invoices, chase money when required, type quotations and tenders, letters etc. A typing speed of around 55 wpm is preferred along with good spelling and experience of using MS Office suite. Any previous experience of working in the construction industry as a secretary would be useful although not essential. ...

  15. Legal Secretary

    Long Eaton | dependant on experience | From ELLIS=FERMOR & NEGUS

    We have a vacancy for a full time experienced Legal Secretary in our busy Residential Conveyancing Department at our Long Eaton Branch. Strong Secretarial/audio typing skills required. Salary......

  16. Legal Secretary

    Cambridgeshire | £16k - £20k pa | From eNL

    Legal Secretary, Cambridgeshire - We want to hear from an experienced Legal Secretary looking for the next move in their career. JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary PQE REQUIRED: 2 years + LOCATION:... Cambridgeshire (commutable from: Cambridge, Huntingdon, Wellingbrough and Bedford) SALARY: Dependent on Experience THE ROLE: This exciting role will see the appointed Legal Secretary provide ... management system. You will also draft forms, deal with client queries and arrange appointment and travel as required, in addition to undertaking ad hoc administrative tasks. THE LEGAL SECRETARY: The role will best suit an experienced and highly organised Legal Secretary with a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role. Previous time spent supporting a residential conveyancing team is...