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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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  2. Secretary

    Hertford | Competitive salary DOE plus benefits | From Insignia Recruit

    Employment Secretary Our well regarded and established client who is based in Hertfordshire are looking for an Employment Secretary to join their professional team. The Employment Secretary...... See more

  3. Secretary

    Winchester | £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum | From Tate Winchester

    Investment Secretary Winchester £23/25,000 DOE We are looking for a professional and efficient Investment Secretary for a Professional Services company in central Winchester. This is a new...... See more

  4. Secretary

    Bristol | Competitive + Benefits | From G2 Legal Limited

    We are working in partnership with a leading international firm, that has a very well established IP team. My client are forward thinking, dynamic and have a prestigious client base. Due to... continued growth, their trademark team now have a requirement for a Trademark Secretary to join their team. Your role will be to provide comprehensive secretarial support to the team and to contribute to the suc... See more

  5. Secretary

    Portesham | £4,000 | From Fry Brothers charity

    Portesham based Fry Brothers Charity are pleased to offer a unique opportunity to work from home as a part-time self-employed Secretary. Working with the elderly, dealing with trade-persons... maintaining financial records. SECRETARY FOR FRY BROTHERS CHARITY Reg No 248669 JOB DESCRIPTION Fry Brothers Charity, a Dorset based charitable trust was set up in the 1980s to provide comfortable independent living for retired persons with priority to those who have worked the land in and around the Portesham area.  We are currently recruiting for a secretary who will be responsible to the board of trustees for the upkeep and facilitating the maintenance of the nine bungalows. You will . Collect rent, undertake banking and other financial transactions... See more

  6. Secretary

    Shrewsbury | Up to £10.50 per hour | From Just Hospitality

    Mental Health Department Have you worked in a secretarial/admin capacity previously? Do you want to work for an organisation that has a significant impact on the lives of everyday people? Are you... available ASAP? If you answering yes to the above, then this could be the role for you. We are currently recruiting for a Secretary to work for one of our NHS clients. The role is full time, initially working on a 3 months basis, with the right candidate starting ASAP. The main duties will reverberate around providing secretarial support to the wide team. This will involve: Audio typing. Diary management. Answering any external queries. Inputting confidential data on the inhouse database. Manning the team's inbox. Liaising with healthcare professionals. The ideal candidate will... See more

  7. Secretary

    Pontyclun | From £10 to £12 per hour | From Now Careers - Cardiff

    Are you a PA immediately available and happy to work in an office environment during these challenging times? If so, please read on... Our client is seeking a PA on a temporary basis for...... See more

  8. School Secretary

    Fulham,London (Greater) | £22k/annum | From The Moat School

    The Moat School is a unique, independent secondary day school in London for children with dyslexia and associated SpLDs. We are seeking to employ a new School Secretary for Autumn term 2020. If... demands and workloads and offer flexibility Good understanding of the role of a Secretary Strong computer skills and working knowledge or G-Suite Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal... See more

  9. Private Client Legal Secretary / PA

    Poole | £20,000 - £24,000 | From Legal Recruitment Solutions

    Legal Secretary / PA to Head of Dept. Private Client background (Wills, Probate, Tax and Trust) Poole based Full time permanent, 40hrs per week £20,000 - £24,000 DOE Our client are... highly regarded, multi-site law firm based on the South Coast.  They are regarded among the best firms in the South and have offices in several locations in Dorset.  They are looking to recruit a proven Legal Secretary or PA to work with the Head of the Private Client Department in Poole. The ideal candidate will have previous legal secretarial experience within Private Client law.  The role involves a variety of tasks such as audio typing, file management, client care, document preparation, diary management and ad-hoc administrative tasks as required. The role is busy and demanding... See more