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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

    Bicester | £12 per hour | From RECRUITMENTiQ

    RECRUITMENTiQ are working in partnership with a local farm that is currently seeking Secretary. Horse Trainer & Agricultural Farm  requires a Secretary for busy farming household in Stratton...... See more

  2. Secretary

    Ilkley | £10.00 - £12.00 per hour | From Lucy Walker Recruitment

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for this busy, property company in North Leeds, who are seeking an experienced Secretary to join them on a 2-3 month temporary assignment. This is a great... opportunity for an immediately available secretary to join and busy and friendly team. As an experienced Secretary, your role will involve: Typing of letters & documents Answering phone calls and taking messa... See more

  3. Secretary

    Mansfield, Nottinghamshire | £9.30 - £10.3 per hour | From Turner Fox Recruitment Ltd

    Temporary Secretary / Receptionist £9.30-£10.00p.h. Depending on experience Mansfield My client a well-respected law firm, are recruiting for an experienced Secretary to join their... team on a temporary basis for 3 weeks possibly longer. The successful candidate for the role of legal secretary will Provide support and assistance to the partners / solicitors Audio typing and word processing. Prepa... See more

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    Gainsborough, Lincolnshire | £10 - £12 per hour | From Stafforce

    We have an opening for a Medical Secretary to join our team based in Ingham working Monday to Friday. The Medical Secretary Role Answering calls and dealing with queries from patience...... See more

  6. Secretary

    Cambridge | £12 - 15 per hour | From Interaction - Cambridge

    Job Title: Secretary Our client one of the oldest Colleges in Cambridge is looking to recruit a friendly, approachable resilient secretary to support a busy team. The office is a key...... See more

  7. Secretary

    Chelmsford | £20,000 - £21,000 Basic & Monthly Car Allowance | From GCB Agency Recruitment

    Are you an experienced Secretary or Administrator with a typing speed in excess of 60wpm? Our client is currently on the lookout for such an individual to join their team as a  Floating... Secretary / Administrator to provide valuable support to various established branches in Essex . They are a respected and highly successful multi-branch independent estate agency that still retain a family feel. Due to th... See more

  8. Secretary

    Tamworth, Staffordshire | £18000 - £20000 per annum | From Bell Cornwall

    Float Secretary Hours: 9am - 5pm Location: Tamworth Start Date: ASAP Bell Cornwall Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join their small and friendly team...... See more

  9. Secretary

    Leeds | £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits | From CLD Recruitment

    Secretary Leeds Up to £22,000 My client a global organisation based in the centre of Leeds is looking to recruit a Secretary to work within their Responsible Business team. Working collaboratively...... See more

  10. Secretary

    North London | £21000.00 - £22000.00 per annum | From Hays

    Secretary - Accountancy - Administration - Permanent Your new company An accountancy firm based in North London is looking to hire an accounts secretary to work three days a week in...... See more

  11. Secretary

    Manchester | £20k per year | From Talent Finder

    Team Secretary/Administrator An exciting position has become available for a full-time Team Secretary/Administrator based in Manchester. The successful candidate will earn £20,000.00 per...... See more

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    Leeds | From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum | From Gibson Hollyhomes

    Secretary/Administrator £18,000 - £21,000 Horsforth My client are a small, independent firm based in Horsforth that are looking to expand their support team. This is a fantastic... opportunity for candidates to join a friendly, tight nit team and expand on their Administration skills. As a Secretary/Administrator your duties will include: · Dealing with all internal/external calls in a professional manner... See more

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    Tiverton, Devon | £19,110 per year | From Elite Recruitment Solutions - Exeter

    Secretary required to work for a Solicitor's Practice for Private Clients. £19,110. Immediate start. Tiverton Central. To work 9am - 5pm Mon to Fri To work for a Partner in Private Clients...... See more

  14. Secretary

    Sudbury, Suffolk | £19000 - £20000 per annum | From Just Recruitment Group Ltd

    Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-established business based in Sudbury looking to add a Secretary to their existing team. The role will be based in the Commercial Property...... See more

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

    RECRUITMENTiQ are working in partnership with a legal firm that is currently seeking a Probate Secretary. Required for busy town centre firm of solicitors. Duties to include typing/ audio typing...... See more

  16. Secretary

    Huddersfield | Unspecified | From Kathryn Moore

    Book-keeper/Secretary required to assist the Directors working within the commercial property sector based in Huddersfield.  The ideal candidate would be someone who has worked as a PA to...... See more

  17. Secretary

    Peterborough | Up to £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits! | From The One Group

    Part-Time Secretary/Administrator 2pm - 5pm Monday to Friday Term Time Based outside of Peterborough - you will need to drive to reach the location £22,000 full time equivalent...... See more

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    Oldham | Up to £19976 per annum | From Walters People

    Secretary Location: Oldham Salary: £19,976 Contract: Temp to Perm Hours: Full time Monday - Thursday/ flexible on times Interview: Straight start no interview Start date: w/c 2nd Aug, 2021...... See more

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    Gloucester | | From Ecclesiastical Insurance

    Job Title: Governance Secretary Location: Gloucester Salary: Commensurate with experience plus a good range of benefits Duration:  Permanent Hours: Part time and Full time...... See more

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    Wrexham | £9.65 per hour | From Siamo Group Ltd

    Siamo Recruitment are currently recruiting for a temporary PA/Senior Secretary for a highly renowned and efficient Director of a large organisation in Denbighshire. This vacancy is on a full...... See more

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    Rhyl | £9.65 per hour | From Siamo Group Ltd

    Siamo Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Secretary for our large public sector client based in Bodelwyddan. Working within a fast paced and busy office environment, you will...... See more