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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 | £28000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits | From COBURG BANKS

    Secretary Based in London (EC4A) Salary: £28,000 - £29,000 + Excellent Benefits As one of the UK's leading independent professional services companies we are currently looking to recruit a... Secretary at our Farringdon office in Central London office. You would be responsible for providing an excellent standard of organisational, secretarial and administrative support to the Audit & Assurance Department. The ideal candidate will be supremely well organised with experience of providing high quality administrative support within a large national firm. Quick and accurate typing ... candidates who have experience as the following: Secretary, Secretarial Assistant, Team Secretary, Group Secretary, Senior Secretary, PA, Personal Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant. ...

  2. Secretary

    Birmingham | £9.00 per hour | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Meridian Business Support has secured new business within the West Midlands area. We are currently looking to recruit a Secretary for our client. Interested in applying for this exciting new......

  3. Secretary

    Milton Keynes | Negotiable | From Ideal Personnel & Recruitment Solutions Ltd

    Our well respected client provides Chartered Accountancy services to a wide variety of businesses requiring all aspects of financial support. Due to continued growth they have a vacncy for......

  4. Secretary

    City Of London | £28k - £29k pa + Excellent Benefits | From RSM

    Secretary Based in London (EC4A) Salary: £28,000 - £29,000 + Excellent Benefits As one of the UK's leading independent professional services companies we are currently looking to recruit a... Secretary at our Farringdon office in Central London office. You would be responsible for providing an excellent standard of organisational, secretarial and administrative support to the Audit & Assurance Department. The ideal candidate will be supremely well organised with experience of providing high quality administrative support within a large national firm. Quick and accurate typing ... candidates who have experience as the following: Secretary, Secretarial Assistant, Team Secretary, Group Secretary, Senior Secretary, PA, Personal Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant. ...

  5. Legal Secretary

    Torquay | - £15k-£18k | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    The Company: Are you interested in working for a successful law firm in Torquay? I am currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary with a high standard of administration and great communication... skills. Secretaries without legal experience will be considered. Job Responsibilities: * To provide effective administrative and secretarial support to the appointed fee earner in the Family Law team to enable the fee earner to operate at optimum efficiency. Preferred Skills: * GCSE Grades A - C in English (or a similar level of qualification). * Excellent spelling, grammar, language and numeracy skills. * Typing speeds minimum 60 wpm. * Competent in the use of IT. * Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. * Able to prioritise and organise own workload...

  6. CONVEYANCING SECRETARY

    Evesham | £18000 - £19000 per annum + BENEFITS | From PLUM PERSONNEL

    CONVEYANCING SECRETARY PERMANENT UP TO £19000 *CAR DRIVER ESSENTIAL* A lovely opportunity to join a well established Legal company within the Midlands area as a Conveyancing... Secretary. Working within a very busy Conveyancing team, you will provide secretarial and admin support for the Conveyancing Fee Earner. This is a very demanding role where you will draw on your experience of Conveyancing to enable you to accept responsibility for a varied and demanding workload. Duties will include:- Audio Secretarial support to Fee Earner *Processing information on the Online Land Registry Directory *Completing AP1 (first registration) application forms and knowledge of FR1 forms. *Assisting with the administration for the Conveyancing process. *Able to work...

  7. CONVEYANCING SECRETARY

    Evesham | £18000 - £19000 per annum + BENEFITS | From PLUM PERSONNEL

    CONVEYANCING SECRETARY LOCATION: EVESHAM PERMANENT UP TO £19000 A lovely opportunity to join a well established Legal company as a Conveyancing Secretary. Working within a very busy......

  8. Secretary

    Bristol | £23k pa + tbc | From Office Team

    The Role Robert Half Office Team are currently recruiting for a full time secretary in central Bristol. This is a busy role which will involve working in an excellent team environment and... dates. - · Provide support to secretaries/departments where required - · Provide cover for reception - · Other adhoc administration duties Skills and Experience:- - · A proven track record in...

  9. Legal Secretary

    Aylesbury | From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    Legal Secretary Legal Secretary - Residential Property Aylesbury An opportunity has arisen for an experienced legal secretary to join a highly regarded law firm. This is a... great opportunity for a Property Secretary to progress within the industry and support the fee earner Responsibilities: Providing administrative and typing support to the Fee Earners Diary Management, audio typing General administration duties Opening, closing and archiving files Skills Knowledge and experience within Residential Property or Commercial Experience in Case Management Systems Digital (audio) dictation (60+ WPM) Good organisational skills Excellent written and spoken communication skills Legal Secretary - Residential Property This job...

  10. Audio Secretary

    City | - £23k | From Eclipse Recruitment

    A small firm of City surveyors are looking for a capable and experienced audio secretary to add to their rostra of temps. They are looking for someone who is a bonafide audio secretary, who loves......

  11. PA/Secretary

    Wokingham | £20000 - £25000 per annum | From Bucks & Berks Recruitment PLC

    PA/ Secretary Wokingham £20,000- 25,000 pro rata Circa 25 hours a week (flexible working hours) A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part time PA/Secretary to join our client within......

  12. Legal Secretary

    Woking | From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    Two legal positions have become available. Private Client and Residential Conveyancing  All About the Roles You will be pr o viding full secretarial support for the Fee Earner within private......

  13. Legal Secretary

    Woking | From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    Two legal positions have become available. Private Client and Residential Conveyancing  All About the Roles You will be pr o viding full secretarial support for the Fee Earner within private......

  14. Legal Secretary Family

    Orpington | From £22,000 to £23,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    A new position for a Legal Secretary with Family experience. This position is working for a partner within family  The successful applicant will need previous experience including good copy... typing and IT skills. Excellent benefits and working conditions Key words: law, solicitors, legal, copy typing, fee earners, family law, legal secretary. Parking is available . This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66518406 ...

  15. Legal Secretary Family

    Heathfield, East Sussex | From £22,000 to £23,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    A new position for a Legal Secretary with Family experience. This position is working for a partner within family  The successful applicant will need previous experience including good copy... typing and IT skills. Excellent benefits and working conditions Key words: law, solicitors, legal, copy typing, fee earners, family law, legal secretary. Parking is available . This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66518522 ...

  16. Legal Secretary Family

    Sevenoaks, Kent | From £22,000 to £23,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    A new position for a Legal Secretary with Family experience. This position is working for a partner within family  The successful applicant will need previous experience including good copy... typing and IT skills. Excellent benefits and working conditions Key words: law, solicitors, legal, copy typing, fee earners, family law, legal secretary. Parking is available . This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66511589 ...

  17. Legal Secretary Family

    Hailsham | From £23,000 to £23,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    A new position for a Legal Secretary with Family experience. This position is working for a partner within family  The successful applicant will need previous experience including good copy... typing skills. Excellent benefits and working conditions Key words: law, solicitors, legal, copy typing, fee earners, family law, legal secretary. Parking is available . This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66610194 ...

  18. Legal Secretary Conveyancing

    Aldershot | From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    A new position for a Legal Secretary with Conveyancing experience. This position is working for a Fee earner within Conveyancing.  The successful applicant will need previous experience... including good copy typing and IT skills. Excellent benefits and working conditions Key words: law, solicitors, legal, copy typing, fee earners, family law, legal secretary. . This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66629116 ...

  19. Conveyancing Secretary

    Worcestershire | £19500 per annum | From ep professional

    Conveyancing Secretary We are currently recruiting for an experienced Conveyancing Secretary for a position based in the Worcestershire area. The role of the Conveyancing Secretary includes:... Reporting to one fee earner Client contact Copy typing Audio typing Typing reports and correspondence Liaising with various external agencies - regarding property purchases Liaising with financial institutions Details: Salary for the role of the Conveyancing Secretary is £19,500 Location: Worcestershire Permanent As a Conveyancing Secretary, you will need to: Have previous Conveyancing experience Be able to operate proactively and work well within a team Have good copy/ audio typing skills Be computer literate Have experience with busy work loads Be flexible...

  20. Legal Secretary Conveyancing

    Tunbridge Wells | From £22,000 to £23,000 per annum | From Josh Personnel

    . Legal secretary - Conveyancing Legal secretary ideally with Conveyancing experience. All About the Role You will be pr o viding full secretarial support for the Fee Earner within private......