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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

    Cheltenham | Competitive Salary DoE | From GB Solutions

    Secretary Competitive Salary DoE Cheltenham (centre) A leading firm in the centre of Cheltenham is seeking a Secretary to join their private health and social care department, on... permanent, full-time basis. The appointed Secretary will need to have great attention to detail, and ideally some secretarial experience, or strong admin support skills. You will be working alongside 2 other Secretaries, so... See more

  2. Secretary

    Cambridge | £11 - 13 per hour + benefits | From Insignia Recruit

    Secretary – Part Time Our well-established client who are based in Cambridge are seeking a competent part-time Secretary who has a good telephone manner and is a proficient typist to... assist their Team Administrator. This role would suit a well organised candidate with good interpersonal skills and fully experienced in Microsoft office. Job Description The main duties for the Secretary will include... See more

  3. Secretary

    Ashford, Kent | £20000 - £21000 per annum | From Morgan Jones Recruitment

    Residential Property Secretary Based in Ashford £20,000 - £21,000 Per Annum (Full-time and part-time posts available) Our client, a well established legal firm based in Ashford is... currently looking to recruit full-time and part-time (must be able to work every Friday) Residential Property Secretaries. As the successful Residential Property Secretary, you will be required to provide secretarial and adm... See more

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  5. Secretary

    Canterbury | £20000 - £21000 per annum | From Morgan Jones Recruitment

    Residential Property Secretary Based in Canterbury £20,000 - £21,000 Per Annum Our client, a well established legal firm based in Canterbury is currently looking to recruit a full-time... Residential Property Secretary. As the successful Residential Property Secretary, you will be required to provide secretarial and administrative support to the fee earner and department. Duties & Responsibilities Prov... See more

  6. Secretary

    Pontefract | £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits | From CLD Recruitment

    Secretary £17,000+ Pontefract 35 Hours Is your current contract coming to an end? Have you sadly been made redundant? Do you have Conveyancing experience? I have an excellent opportunity... for an experienced Conveyancing Secretary to join a well established firm in Pontefract on a temporary basis. Conveyancing Secretary responsibilities: - Work as part of a team and support an experienced Conveyancing Fee... See more

  7. Secretary

    North West London | £28000 - £32000 per annum | From Fame Accountancy

    Secretary - Firm of Accountants £28000 - £32000 North West London A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Secretary/PA to join an independent and highly successful Accountancy Practice... based in North West London. The successful candidate will have previous experience working as a Secretary/PA to Partners with a focus on diary and inbox management. Duties will include: * Providing Secretarial s... See more

  8. Secretary

    Canterbury | £20000 - £21000 per annum | From Manpower

    Manpower UK are looking for an experienced Secretary to work for a leading Legal firm in Canterbury. The Team Secretary will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to...... See more

  9. Secretary

    Ashford, Kent | From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum | From Recruitment Solutions (Folkestone)

    Recruitment Solutions are currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary for our client, a well respected solicitors in Ashford. Working hours: 3 days a week (one day to be Friday) 9am – 5pm... Salary: £20,000 – £21,000 per annum DOE The successful secretary will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the Conveyancing team. Responsibilities include: · Providing full secretarial... See more

  10. Secretary

    Birmingham | £20k - 25k per year | From Winner Recruitment

    Winner Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Probate Secretary to join a leading Solicitors firm in North Birmingham. They are an established legal firm with over 30 years’ experience... in the industry, their client base includes business and personal cases. As the Probate Secretary you will play a vital role in the probate process and the success of the project. The duties of the Probate Se... See more

  11. Secretary

    Belfast | | From Hays

    Your new company Our client is a Chartered Accountancy firm with offices throughout Ireland. They have a need for a Forensic Secretary to work in their Belfast Office. Your new role... As a Forensic Secretary, you will assist the Forensic Accounting Team with tying, formatting and finalising reports for Court proceedings. You will also act as PA to the department's two directors. Typing/amending reports... See more

  12. Secretary

    Woking | £25000 - £28000 per annum | From Copperfield Recruitment Ltd

    Secretary - £25,000 - £28,000 This is a great opportunity for an experienced Secretary to join a well-established and successful company in Knaphill. The successful candidate will need to be...... See more

  13. Secretary

    Woking | £12 - £14 per hour | From Copperfield Recruitment Ltd

    Part time Secretary - £12 - £14 per hr - 20 - 25 hours per week This is a great opportunity for an experienced Secretary to join a well-established and successful company in Knaphill...... See more

  14. Secretary

    Woking | £12 - £14 per hour | From Copperfield Recruitment Ltd

    Secretary - £12 - £14 per hr - 20 - 25 hours per week This is a great opportunity for an experienced Secretary to join a well-established and successful company in Knaphill. The successful...... See more

  15. Secretary

    Clacton-On-Sea | £17000 per annum | From RECRUITMENTiQ

    RECRUITMENTiQ are working in partnership with a legal firm that is currently seeking a Probate Secretary. We are a small, friendly and busy firm of solicitors who are looking for the following to...... See more

  16. Secretary

    Chesterfield | From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum | From Spire Recruitment Ltd

    Job Title: Secretary Hours: 09:00 – 17:00 – Monday – Friday (1 hour lunch) Salary: £20k - £21k per annum (depending on experience) Location: Chesterfield We are recruiting for a very...... See more

  17. Secretary

    Crewe, Cheshire | From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum | From Jobspot Recruitment

    Secretary Holmes Chapel £23k - £27k You will have excellent & accurate typing skills, the ability to manage your own workload, attention to detail, good organisation skills...... See more

  18. Secretary

    Warrington, Cheshire | Up to £9.82 per hour | From Brook Street UK

    A temporary, full time Admin Officer role has become available to work in Warrington as a Secretary. The successful candidate will be paid at £9.82 per hour The role has great transport...... See more

  19. Secretary

    Brighton | £23k - 26k per year + Excellent Company benefits | From Solutions 2 Recruitment

    SECRETARY/SALES TEAM COORDINATOR This is a rare opportunity to join a long established International organisation in support of their busy senior sales team Strong IT skills including word...... See more