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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

    Mansfield, Nottinghamshire | £16000 - £18000.00 per annum | From Kelly Services - KER Newcastle

    Legal Secretary , Mansfield , £16000-£18000 Are you an experienced secretary looking for a new opportunity? My client are a leading law firm in the Midlands and are recruiting for a Legal... Secretary to join their team based at their Mansfield office. Legal experience isn't essential, they are looking for a strong Audio Typist with good organisational skills Key Responsibilities *Audio Typing legal correspondence and documents *Maintaining and opening/closing client files using an inhouse database *Managing diaries, organising and updating appointments *Answering ... and a confident telephone manner *Working knowledge of Microsoft Word *Legal Secretary experience would be advantageous but is not essential Kelly Services are acting as an Employment Agency in... See more

  2. 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

  3. Secretary

    London | Up to £23000 per annum | From Strictly Legal Resourcing Ltd

    Do you have a years experience working in a Law firm and feel it's the right time to step into a Secretary position? If so, our client who are a mid-sized leading Law firm in the City have... fantastic role for you! They need a Secretary to join their Property Litigation team on a permanent basis and will provide training and coaching. This is a brilliant opportunity that will see you assisting other Secretaries and the Housing Management and Property Litigation team. Your key duties would be: -Audio typing and copy typing -Formatting Documents -Management of diaries for fee earners -Telephone management -Billing and invoicing -Filing electronically and manually To be successful for this role you will have good experience of: -MS packages -Track changes You will... See more

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  5. Secretary

    London | | From Bennett & Game Recruitment LTD

    Our client, a construction consultancy in Central London, now require a Secretary to join their team in a full-time position. Our client offer a wide range of services to private clients within... Construction sector, including: architectural services, party wall issues, dilapidations, rights of light and other neighbourly matters. The successful Secretary will be highly approachable, enthusiastic and confident when working with all other employees as well as any clients the company work with. Secretary Position Overview Personal support to certain members of the senior staff ... , Secretary Position Requirements Able to successfully manage a large and varied workload Previous experience in a similar role is desirable Ability to prioritise and multi-task Willing to learn... See more

  6. Secretary

    London | £14.00 - £16.00 per hour | From Advantage Resourcing UK Limited

    Secretary London 12 Month Contract £14 - £16 p/h The Background I am recruiting for a Secretary to join one of the UK's leading International Infrastructure groups on... contract basis. You… To be a successful Secretary you will have: Previous experience in a similar role Experience managing a busy office environment and leading a team Highly organised and able to priorities workload Excellent typing skills and proficient in MS Office Excellent communication and team working skills Preferably hold a valid DBS as the successful candidate may eventually require SC clearance The Role As a Secretary you will: Provide Secretarial support to the Director where applicable including diary management and arranging meetings General... See more

  7. Secretary

    London | £28000 - £35000 per annum | From Strictly Legal Resourcing Ltd

    Secretary Salary - Up to £33,000!! Leading Global PR firm!! Secretary: Our client - a leading global Public Relations firm with an amazing reputation are now looking for an... experienced, highly skilled, ultra-professional superstar Secretary to provide team support to their incredibly busy and demanding management team. Secretary: You will be providing a polished and efficient support to the department for London, as well as the wider management team. Secretary: You will be performing a variety of tasks including; scheduling meetings, arranging video conferences/conference calls, looking after client accounts, coordinating travel, management of diaries and much much more!! Secretary : This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Secretary who has... See more

  8. 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

  9. Secretary

    South Molton | Excellent - details on application | From Clear Quality Recruitment Limited

    We are currently recruiting an experienced Secretary for a very successful legal practice based in South Molton. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced secretary with a positive... secretarial practices and have excellent audio typing skills and the ability to multi task coupled with a real ‘can do’ attitude… About the job… The Secretary will have a variety of duties and will be working as a ‘Conveyancing Secretary’ for the busy Residential Conveyancing department within our client’s business and supporting senior staff in their day to day tasks.Duties will include ... perform a typing test or provide details of your most recent typing speed test · Preferable previous experience as a legal secretary or experience of working in an alternative professional office... See more

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    Goole | GBP17000 - 17000 per year | From Ignata

    I am currently seeking an experienced Secretary to join this well know law firm based in Goole, this is a varied role where you will provide secretarial support on a floating basis between their... Goole and Pontefract offices to cover busy periods, holidays and sickness. The prime role of the Float Secretary is to provide support to his or her Principal, allowing the department to operate at optimum efficiency. The Float Secretary is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative, mindful of client care at all times - this will include being flexible with travel, working ... and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her Principal if required to do so. To check own work to minimise errors and avoid corrections by fee-earners. To provide support to other secretaries as... See more

  11. Secretary

    Leeds | - £18k-£19k | From CLD Recruitment

    Secretary £19,000 - DOE North Leeds Must have professional office services experience! My client a boutique Accountancy firm in North Leeds seeks an experienced Secretary/Receptionist to provide... support to the practice. This position is a busy varied role within a friendly environment, you will be the front of the business for employees and clients, always providing a high quality of service and always look professional. Secretary duties include: *Answering telephone enquiries and responding to emails *Meet and greet clients, staff and services. *Booking meetings, setting up meetings rooms and ordering lunch/refreshments as required *Audio and copy typing of reports, correspondence, memos. *Marketing and mailshots *Diary management *Coordinating client events such as drinks... See more

  12. Secretary

    South East | From £250 to £28,000 per annum | From Charalle Group

    Leading Accountancy firm based in Southampton seek a Secretary to join their friendly team. Core Duties will include the following: Providing secretarial assistance to the appropriate... as required. Process expenses – to input onto the system weekly and process monthly. To assist with typing overflow from other secretaries as able and necessary. Maintain an awareness... See more

  13. Secretary

    Leeds | - £20k-£23k | From Search Consultancy

    Secretarial Administrator LS15 - IMMEDIATE START £20,000 - £23,000 Are you looking to make a move into a secretarial role? Would you love to be part of an Architectural team? Are you highly... organised and enjoy working in a fast paced environment? This is an amazing opportunity to join one of the UK's largest construction firms to work alongside their technical team and Director. This role would suit a graduate with 2 year's plus commercial administration experience or a secretary who is looking for a new challenge. As a Secretary your duties will include; * Working with a team of 12 architects and designers to help achieve their weekly and monthly build targets * Diary management for the Technical Director * Working on architectural presentation sets up with the team... See more

  14. Secretary

    Birmingham | £10.40 - £10.43 per hour | From Randstad Business Support

    Randstad are happy to be working in partnership with the West Midlands Police on an exciting vacancy. We are currently recruiting for a diligent and capable Secretary to be based from Lloyd House... and recognition management. Gifts and Hospitality register. Collection and distribution of internal and external mail. Cover for annual leave of buddy secretary. Ad hoc tasks that may be allocated... See more

  15. Secretary

    Bristol | Up to £20,000 per annum | From Lucy Bristow Limited

    Secretary Permanent Clifton Up to £20K plus bonus and benefits Our client, an established firm of Consultants based in Clifton are looking for a Secretary to join their small but busy...... See more

  16. Secretary

    London | £28000 - £32000 per annum | From Pertemps London

    A small legal firm in Blackfriars is looking for a Secretary to join their team on a full time permanent basis. You will need to be extremely organised, highly motivated and have a can do...... See more

  17. Secretary

    Bucknell, Shropshire | £19,000 per annum | From Proactive Personnel - Shrewsbury

    Proactive Personnel are proud to be representing their client; an established regional rural property and estate management business servicing clients in Shropshire, Herefordshire, surrounding... counties and Wales. As a group of chartered rural surveyors they specialise in land agency, estate management, land and property sales and residential property lettings. Following a retirement due to relocation - they are looking to appoint a Secretary to support a team based in the South Shropshire office that look after a group of rural estates. Led by one of the Partners, this is a busy team that work with good humour. Experience in property lettings or land and / or estate management as well as an interest in agriculture and the countryside would be an advantage. As a Secretary for our... See more

  18. Secretary

    Uckfield | From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum | From Lloyd Recruitment - East Grinstead

    Lloyd Recruitment Services are pleased to be working with a leading company near to Uckfield who are currently in search of a part time Secretary to join their team This candidate will work...... See more

  19. Secretary

    Port Talbot | Up to £8.21 per hour | From Randstad Business Support

    Our client is looking for a Secretary to work in their busy office based in Port Talbot. The right candidate will have excellent communication skills. You will be able to prioritise your own...... See more

  20. Secretary

    Wimborne | circa £21,300 per annum | From AdWarrior

    Our client is one of the premier co-educational boarding schools in the country situated in a 250-acre site just outside Wimborne in Dorset and has an exciting opportunity for a full-time secretary...... See more