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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. Litigation Secretary / Legal Secretary

    Kingsbridge | £15000 - 18000 Per Annum | From Elite Recruitment (Exeter)

    Litigation Secretary / Legal Secretary Kingsbridge Competitive We are working with a highly respected regional multi disciplines firm of solicitors to recruit a Legal Secretary to join... their litigation team in Kingsbridge. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced legal secretary / legal assistant who is seeking the next move in their career. Experience within litigation is not essential, out client is interested to hear about candidates with legal experience from any discipline. On a day to day basis the successful candidate will be rewarded with - Supporting fee earners with administrative tasks - File retrieval, and file opening - Digital dictation - Client correspondence via phone email and face to face This is a great opportunity to work with...

  2. Legal Secretary

    Bristol | Competitive | From TalentSpa

    Legal Secretary Location: Aztec West, Bristol Salary: Competitive Legal Secretary (full-time) required for residential Conveyancing department in expanding law firm in Aztec... West. Applicants should possess excellent audio and WP skills and the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines. Our client offer a competitive salary and free car parking. If you feel that you may be suitable for this Legal Secretary role, then please apply now! No agencies please ...

  3. Legal Secretary

    Bristol | Competitive | From TalentSpa

    Legal Secretary Location: Aztec West, Bristol Salary: Competitive Legal Secretary (full-time) required for Development (New Plot Sales) department in expanding law firm in Aztec... West. Applicants should possess excellent audio and WP skills and the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines. There is an opportunity for the successful applicant to receive training to trainee paralegal status. Our client offer a competitive salary and free car parking. If you feel that you may be suitable for this Legal Secretary role, then please apply now! ...

  4. Litigation Secretary

    Swindon | £21500 per annum | From Pertemps - Chippenham

    ARE YOU A - Permanent Legal Secretary ???? Are you seeking fulltime permanent employment? Pertemps are looking for an Permanent Fulltime Litigation Legal Secretary. Location: South... West Salary: £21,500K Duties: You will need to be on top of your game with organisation skills and the ability to prioritise your work load. Typing skills need to be minimum 50/60 WPM, 2 years plus experience of working in the Legal Secretary Litigation Field. Documents & Case File handling Preparing and completing necessary forms and contracts Providing a secretarial service to ... of medical terminology advantageous Planning and organising If you have the require proven experience for a Legal Litigation Secretary or Medical Secretary please send your CV asap to [URL removed] ...

  5. Litigation Secretary

    Chichester | £18000 - 20000 Per Annum | From Workshop Recruitment

    Litigation Secretary Chichester £18,000 - £20,000 My Client is a friendly traditional firm based in the heart of Chichester, who is well networked within West Sussex and Surrey. They have an... opportunity for an experienced litigation secretary. The role would be but not limited to working in a busy personal injury, clinical negligence and family departments. The role would require the candidate to provide typing, telephone and administration support to fee earners and existing secretaries - Audio typing 60 wpm - Experience of digital dictation systems - Attention to detail - A good telephone manner - A flexible approach to tasks This is an immediate start. ...

  6. Medical Secretary

    Plymouth | £7.50 - 8.50 per hour | From Mitrem Recruitment Solutions

    Mitrem Recruitment are seeking an experienced Medical Secretary to join a busy team in the North of Plymouth for a rolling temporary contract. As the Medical Secretary you will be responsible for... providing secreatrial support to an already existing team, your role will include: *Audio Typing *Digital dictation *Secretarial support *Updating records and files Your skill set and expierence for the Medical Secretary role will include: *Proven secretarial experience is essential *Candidates from a medical background would be advantageous *Experience in audio and digital typing *Proficient in MS packages Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm Salary: £7.50 + p/h DOE Please note this is a temproary role to start ASAP. To apply please send your CV to ******************** ...

  7. Legal Secretary

    Hampshire | Neg. | From eNL

    Legal Seceratery- Hampshire - Outstanding opportunity for an experianced Legal Secretary to join a well established Law firm for a 6 month FTC JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary LOCATION:... Hampshire SALARY: Competitive Salary THE ROLE: The Legal Secretary will hold at least 12 months working within a simular role, in addition will ideally have experience of working in a Wills and Probate department. The role will initially begin as a 6 month fixed term contract, however there is a view for this to be extended. The Legal Secretary will be supporting a partner and two other members of the team. Ideally you will have gained experience using Big Hand and DPS however this is not essential. The Legal Secretary should be motivated and experienced with an aptitude to hit...

  8. Legal Secretary

    Kent | Neg. | From eNL

    Legal Secretary - Kent - Excellent opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join a well-established firm for 9-12 months FTC JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary LOCATION: Kent SALARY:... Competitive Salary THE ROLE: This friendly reliable firm is looking for a Legal Secretary to support their Residential Conveyancing and Family department for 9-12 months maternity cover. As a legal Secretary your main responsibilities will include, however, not be limited to: - Preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing (digital dictation) and word processing. - Making ... other offices, from time to time, to meet the needs of the business. THE CANDIDATE: The Legal Secretary will hold at least 12 months experience working in a similar role and ideally will have worked...

  9. Legal Secretary

    Kent | Neg. | From eNL

    Legal Secretary - Kent - This well-established Chambers recognised law firm that is extremely well regarded and fully recognised within the industry are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to... join a well-established firm for 9-12 months FTC JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary LOCATION: Kent. Commutable from: Ashford, Brooklands, Peasmarsh, Cranbrook and Egerton SALARY: Competitive Salary THE ROLE: This friendly reliable firm located in the Ashford District of Kent, is looking for a Legal Secretary with at least 12 months experience. The Legal Secretary will ideally have worked within a Residential Conveyancing or Family department and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office. The successful Legal Secretary will have exceptional organisation skills and have strong...

  10. Legal Secretary

    Barry | £15500.00 per annum | From Acorn Recruitment

    Are you an experienced Legal Secretary? Do you have extensive Audio Typing experience? An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary within a local provider of legal services, salary up to... including MS Word and Outlook, as well as good written and oral communication skills. Experience of working as a secretary within the legal field is a must. Secretarial experience and / or...

  11. Legal Secretary

    Dorchester | £9 - 13 Per Hour | From Smart Recruitment Limited

    Smart Recruitment are looking for experienced Legal Secretaries in Dorchesterand the surrounding areas for temporary and permanent contracts. We are interested in people who have experience in the... following fields: - PTT - Residential Conveyancing - Property Dispute Resolution - Family The role is responsible for the following: - Providing secretarial and administrative support - Liaising with clients - Answering basic queries - Diary management - Producing documents (using digital dictation) - Maintaining filing and record systems Smart Recruitment are looking for people who possess the following skills and attributes: - Experience as a Legal Secretary preferably within Private Client - Excellent communication skills - Strong PC skills - Team player...

  12. PA/Secretary

    Derby | Neg. | From AMS Contingent

    PA/Secretary - 2 Week Cover Our client, based in Derby is currently looking for a PA/Secretary to cover absence for 2 weeks initially to start ASAP. Roles and Responsibilities: - Diary......

  13. Secretary

    Eastleigh | 0.0000 | From White Knight Recruitment Ltd

    White Knight Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf on a NHS Service near Eastleigh, they are looking for an experienced Secretary for a full time, ongoing role. As a Secretary, you will be......

  14. Legal Secretary

    Flintshire | £18k - £20k pa + salary depending on expience. | From Total Staff

    Total Staff Services are happy to be working along side a well known client of ours on the outskirts of Chester. The role is for a Legal Secretary, with experience in litigation and personal......

  15. Secretary

    West End | 27000.0000 | From Hudson York Farrell

    Secretary Central London £27,000.00 We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Secretary for an establish mid-size Accountancy firm based in the West End. This is fantastic opportunity... for an ambitious Secretary. to be a part of a well-recognised and respected organisation. This organisation believes investing into its employees and making sure they reach their full potential and so consequently you will be working in an exciting and motivating organisation. Duties include - Diary managementBooking meetingsBooking travelMinute takingPreparation of reports and documentsReception cover when neededAd Hoc HR dutiesGeneral administrative dutiesMeeting, greeting and liaising with clientsWorking as part of a PA team Skills required: 2 - 3 years’ experience in a Secretary/PA...

  16. Legal Secretary

    Denbigh | To be discussed | From NWN Media Limited

    We are seeking a Legal Secretary to join the team at our Denbigh office. Working across all departments, this is a permanent position, 37.5 hours a week. Salary is determined by skills,......

  17. Secretary

    York | 0.0000 | From Persimmon Homes

    Persimmon, the leading independent UK house-builder is looking to recruit a Secretary in York on a 12 month fixed term contract. Building around 15,000 beautifully designed new homes a year in more... your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business. Persimmon requires a Secretary to cover maternity leave within the Company Secretarial Department based in York. The role will be a fixed term contract, for 12 months initially.The Secretary will provide comprehensive secretarial support to the Company and Deputy Company Secretary, covering confidential matters relating to regulatory, legal, pensions and insurance. Key tasks and responsibilities of the Secretary will include:• Maintenance of diary requirements for meetings, company visits, corporate events.• Be...

  18. Legal Secretary

    Chester | £18-23K | From Lampkin & Co Solicitors

    Thriving niche personal injury and litigation practice seeks a great legal secretary to assist in dealing with a variety of cases ranging from accidents at work to failed medical devices and other... complex litigation. There will be exposure to catastrophic cases as well as minor injury work. The work is interesting and will involve cases in court proceedings as well as in preparatory stages. We use the Proclaim case management system so familiarity with that or similar is an advantage. The prority though is to have excellent keyboard skills, a good level of professional English, a sound work ethic and experience as a legal secretary preferrably in the personal injury field. We are based on the outskirts of Chester, have parking and offer industry leading terms and conditions as...

  19. School Secretary

    South West London | £17,500 | From WCPS

    School Secretary £17,500 London SW19 4TA We are seeking to appoint a part-time school secretary from April 2017 as part of a job-share arrangement. Reporting directly to the Head Teacher, the......

  20. Legal Secretary

    Bristol | £9 p hour | From Office Team

    This legal secretary vacancy represents a fantastic opportunity for a legal secretary professional in Central Bristol.An opportunity has arisen for a legal secretary to join an international law... firm, working within Corporate, Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions and International Capital Markets. Your Legal Secretary job duties; · Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries. · Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation. · Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting...