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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. Legal Secretary

    Dundee | competitive | From Search Consultancy

    A competitive salary, flexi-time, a generous holiday package and death in service are just a few benefits on offer with this permanent contract. Modern, city centre offices, free car parking close... to the office and a fun and friendly team also make this a great place to work. As an experienced Legal Secretary, you will bring with you knowledge of conveyancing processes and procedures to ... a proactive problem solver and be confident working in a busy, fast paced environment. You must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. As Legal Secretary a typical day will ... * Assisting clients with queries * Photocopying and filing If this Conveyancing Legal Secretary role sounds like your perfect job then apply now with an up to date copy of your CV! Search is an equal... See more

  2. Legal Secretary

    Taunton | £17500 - £18500 per annum | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Are you looking for a new and exciting role within a prestigious company? Then this may be the role for you! We are looking for a fantastic legal secretary to join a well established solicitors firm... essential for this role but we would also consider applications from experienced medical secretaries looking to move into the legal sector. We are looking for people who are flexible, dedicated and able to... See more

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  4. Legal Secretary

    Hereford | £17k - 19k per year | From Grist Legal

    Legal Secretary - A Hereford law firm has an opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to work across a number of disciplines. They require a very experienced Legal Secretary with excellent MS... office and keyboard skills to provide support to a number of fee earners. The successful Legal Secretary will also have strong written and verbal communication skills and will be required to liaise on the telephone with clients, organise diary appointments, type legal documentation and undertake administration. The Legal Secretary may have work in company commercial, commercial property, commercial litigation and residential property... See more

  5. Legal Secretary

    Cirencester | £19k - 23k per year | From Grist Legal

    Legal Secretary - A private practice in Cirencester, Gloucestershire requires an experienced legal secretary. The legal secretary will be required to provide legal support to experienced fee earners... with audio typing, file administration, diary management, answering the telephone to client queries and opening files. The legal secretary will have excellent typing speeds, strong communication skills, knowledge of MS Office and previous use of case management systems. The successful legal secretary will have gained previous legal secretarial experience in any discipline. Salary dependent upon experience... See more

  6. Legal Secretary - CDR

    Leeds | Up to £10.00 per hour + Holiday Pay! | From CLD Recruitment (Leeds)

    Temporary Legal Secretary £10.00 per hour My client a professional and well known law firm based in the centre of Leeds is looking to recruit a temporary Legal Secretary to provide full secretarial... support in their Commercial Disputes Resolution - CDR department at the end of August... If you are an experienced Legal Secretary and available to undertake this booking then contact me now! CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds... See more

  7. Legal Secretary (Private Client

    Leeds | - £22k-£23k | From CLD Recruitment (Leeds)

    Legal Secretary - Private Client - Leeds - c£22,000 - £23,000 DOE We are currently looking for an experienced Legal Secretary for a leading Legal company in Leeds to provide a full secretarial... experience of working as a Legal Secretary ideally within Private Client i.e. Wills & Probate etc Skills Word processing 60wpm minimum - essential Audio transcription 60wpm minimum - essential CLD... See more

  8. Conveyancing Legal Secretary

    Nottingham | | From KEY PERSONNEL

    About the Company: We are actively recruiting for an experienced Residential / Commercial Conveyancing Legal Secretary for a prestigious law firm who are based southeast of Nottingham City... Centre. Job overview: You will be an experienced Legal Secretary who has Residential / Commercial Conveyancing experience. Daily tasks will include: * Audio typing * Managing case files * Answering the phone dealing with enquiries * General admin About you: * You will have at least 1 years experience as a Conveyancing Legal Secretary * Wills + Probate experience will be an advantage. * Excellent communication skills * Show speed and accuracy when typing documents This role is being offer on a full-time basis but there is room for flexibility. The salary depends upon experience but will... See more

  9. Secretary

    Bristol | £12.00 per hour | From Pertemps Bristol Commerical

    Secretary Location - Clifton Pay rate - £12.00 per hour Assignment length - 2 weeks. We are currently looking for an experienced Secretary to join a company based in Clifton for 2 weeks... duties will include: Basic office administration Typing (No Audio Typing) Photocopying. Filing, printing and scanning. Experience in using all Microsoft packages. Please not you must have Secretary experience and be able to hit the ground running fast. If you are interested in this role, please click on apply with an up to date copy of your CV... See more

  10. Secretary

    Prestatyn | £17000 - £17500 per annum | From Siamo Group Ltd

    Siamo Recruitment are currently seeking a skilled Secretary, based in Denbighshire on a full time permanent basis. Our client is looking to appoint a Secretary with a personable manner and has... friendly, professional approach. As a Secretary you must have excellent organisational skills and confidence in using IT and computer systems. Main duties will include: Dealing with incoming and outgoing calls Responding to email queries Filing Attending meetings and writing up file notes Organize and schedule meetings In order to be successful in the application for the Secretary, you will be expected to have: Audio typing experience Excellent communication skills, written and verbal Good attention to detail Ability to stay calm under pressure... See more

  11. Secretary

    Pinchbeck,Lincolnshire | 19000.0000 - 21000.0000 | From Lisa Wright Recruitment

    Lisa Wright Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Secretary to join a well-established, professional organisation based in Spalding, Lincolnshire. This is an ideal role for someone who has... background in secretarial/administrative roles who enjoys working in a busy, fast paced environment. Secretary duties will include: Copy and audio typing of various correspondence Diary management Meeting arrangements Document management General administration (filing, scanning, printing) To be considered for this Secretary role you will need: Previous experience as a Secretary or Senior ... Outstanding organisational skills with the ability to work in a busy and demanding team. If you are interested in applying for this Secretary role in Spalding, Lincolnshire, please click apply now... See more

  12. Secretary

    City Of London,London | 30000.0000 - 35000.0000 | From May & Stephens

    Our client, an established Professional Services firm with a European profile, is seeking a Secretary to support a team of Partners and Directors in their City based offices. In this wide-ranging... role, the responsibilities of the Secretary will include: Managing diaries to ensure time is leveraged as effectively as possible Preparing letters and correspondence Booking travel as and when required Audio typing of correspondence and documentation Preparing expense claims Undertaking internet research as required Managing the billing process Secretary - what we're looking for: A minimum of 5 years previous experience as a Secretary supporting Partners and Directors within a Professional Services environment Accurate and fast audio typing skills A confident communicator used to... See more

  13. Secretary

    City of London, London | £30000 - £35000/annum benefits | From May & Stephens

    Our client, an established Professional Services firm with a European profile, is seeking a Secretary to support a team of Partners and Directors in their City based offices. In this wide-ranging... role, the responsibilities of the Secretary will include: Managing diaries to ensure time is leveraged as effectively as possible Preparing letters and correspondence Booking travel as and when required Audio typing of correspondence and documentation Preparing expense claims Undertaking internet research as required Managing the billing process Secretary - what we're looking for: A minimum of 5 years previous experience as a Secretary supporting Partners and Directors within a Professional Services environment Accurate and fast audio typing skills A confident communicator used to liaising... See more

  14. Secretary

    London,South East England | 20000.0000 - 30000.0000 | From Strictly...

    Junior Legal Secretary Prestigious London Law Firm! My client - a highly prestigious law firm are looking for a 'Superstar' Legal Secretary to join their flagship department. Legal Secretary This... really is a fantastic chance for someone who is wants to work for a forward thinking, friendly and collaborative law firm that will offer you everything you're looking for in your next position! Legal Secretary Some of the Legal Secretary duties involved will include : Diary Management Coordinating travel Typing of letters, monthly reports, memoranda Audio and copy typing Monthly billing Handling expenses for fee earners The successful Legal Secretary will have the following experience/skills: Previous Legal Secretary experience (6 months) CILEx is desirable Billing experience Minimum typing... See more

  15. Secretary

    London | £20000 - £30000/annum | From Strictly Recruitment

    Junior Legal Secretary Prestigious London Law Firm! My client - a highly prestigious law firm are looking for a 'Superstar' Legal Secretary to join their flagship department. Legal... Secretary This really is a fantastic chance for someone who is wants to work for a forward thinking, friendly and collaborative law firm that will offer you everything you're looking for in your next position! Legal Secretary Some of the Legal Secretary duties involved will include: Diary Management Coordinating travel Typing of letters, monthly reports, memoranda Audio and copy typing Monthly billing Handling expenses for fee earnersThe successful Legal Secretary will have the following experience/skills: Previous Legal Secretary experience (6 months) CILEx is desirable Billing... See more

  16. Secretary

    London | £20000 - £30000 per annum | From Strictly Legal Resourcing Ltd

    Junior Legal Secretary Prestigious London Law Firm! My client - a highly prestigious law firm are looking for a 'Superstar' Legal Secretary to join their flagship department. Legal... Secretary This really is a fantastic chance for someone who is wants to work for a forward thinking, friendly and collaborative law firm that will offer you everything you're looking for in your next position! Legal Secretary Some of the Legal Secretary duties involved will include : Diary Management Coordinating travel Typing of letters, monthly reports, memoranda Audio and copy typing Monthly billing Handling expenses for fee earners The successful Legal Secretary will have the following experience/skills: Previous Legal Secretary experience (6 months) CILEx is... See more

  17. Secretary

    Chelsfield, Greater London | £23000/annum | From ERS (UK) Ltd

    Job Title: Secretary Job Ref: FFS101 Location: Chelsfield Hours: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 6pm Starting Salary £23,000 Our client is a leading provider of medical devices that help prevent hair... loss to patients with cancer being treated with Chemotherapy. They are now looking to recruit a Secretary with experience of providing the duties of a Personal Assistant as well as secretarial duties. This is a varied role as a Secretary/PA and will require someone who is efficient, very adaptable and has a professional manner. The successful Secretary will have the following essential job skills:- Extensive Microsoft experience in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook including diary management. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines and the required... See more

  18. Secretary

    Godalming,Surrey | 25000.0000 - 28000.0000 | From Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support

    This is a Permanent position for a Secretary to join a well establish business based in Godalming. Client Details This company based in Godalming provide a range of services to their... clients. Description The Secretary position based in Godalming will involve the following tasks: Typing correspondence, reports, proposals and accounts Organising diaries Scheduling meetings Producing invoices Preparing expense claims Preparation of PowerPoint presentations Provide support at client events Provide Reception cover as required Meeting and greeting visitors Profile The successful candidate for the Secretary position will need to have the following skills and experience: Previous experience of working in a Secretary based role Feel confident using Microsoft Word and Excel Be... See more