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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

    Crawley | Neg. | From RSM

    Secretary Based in Crawley Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits As one of the UK's leading independent professional services companies we are currently looking to recruit a Secretary at our.... The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Secretary, Secretarial Assistant, Team Secretary, Group Secretary, Senior Secretary, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant...

  2. Secretary

    Crawley | Negotiable | From COBURG BANKS

    Secretary Based in Crawley Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits As one of the UK's leading independent professional services companies we are currently looking to recruit a Secretary at our.... The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Secretary, Secretarial Assistant, Team Secretary, Group Secretary, Senior Secretary, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant...

  3. Secretary

    Stockport | £19,000 | From Aria Select Ltd

    Secretary Location: Stockport, North West Salary: £19,000 Experience Required: *Someone who can work within a team providing excellent client care. *Strong IT skills including use......

  4. Secretary

    Bath | £17000 - £21000 per annum | From Jobs@Pertemps (Bristol Commercial)

    I am currently recruiting for a Secretary to work for a well-established friendly firm that are ranked one of the UK's top 200 law firms by The Lawyer. Hours of work are Monday - Friday 9.00am... and Dispute Team when the need arises. The role will report to the Senior Legal Secretary and will work alongside the teams Legal Secretaries, providing support within both the Bath office ... and the Senior Legal Secretary are aware upcoming work/issues; pre-empting any potential issues `` Ensuring that Court dates are correctly placed in fee earners' diaries. `` Arranging meetings ... . `` Assisting the other Secretaries in the ERD department as and when required. The above tasks are those that will be required on a day-to-day/weekly/monthly basis but there will also be additional...

  5. Secretary

    Bristol | £25000 per annum | From Jobs@Pertemps (Bristol Commercial)

    Our client who are a Chartered Accountants are looking for a Secretary to join their team in Central Bristol, close to Cabot Circus. The hours of work are Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm & receive......

  6. Secretary

    Bristol | £25000 per annumtxtSalaryFrom=25000 | From Pertemps

    Our client who are a Chartered Accountants are looking for a Secretary to join their team in Central Bristol, close to Cabot Circus. The hours of work are Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm & receive......

  7. SECRETARIES/PA'S & MEDICAL SECRETARIES

    Birmingham | £9 - £10 per hour | From PLUM PERSONNEL

    SECRETARIES/PA'S & MEDICAL SECRETARIES TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENTS UP TO £12.00 PER HOUR BIRMINGHAM We are looking for experienced Secretaries, PA's and Medical Secretaries with a proven history... able to communicate in a clear and confident manner and you may have an up-to-date CRB/Disclosure. An AMSPAR qualification is desirable for Medical Secretaries. Thank you. Plum Personnel is...

  8. Legal Secretary

    Leicester | 16,000-18,000 | From Maloy and Flynn Recruitment

    Maloy & Flynn Recruitment Limited are currently looking for a Legal Secretary for a successful company based in Leicester City Centre. We are looking for a Legal Secretary with previous experience... working within Conveyancing or Wills and Probate. As the Legal Secretary you will be required to support the Fee Earner's with the following duties:- - Audio typing - Typing and drafting documents - Diary Management - Assisting with letters - Arranging and booking travel and accommodation - Opening, maintaining and closing files - Archiving files - Updating and maintaining the databases - Scanning and preparing documentation - General administration ie. filing, faxing, photocopying etc The successful applicant must have previous Legal Secretary experience working ideally...

  9. Medical Secretary

    Newcastle-under-Lyme | £8.01 - £9.85 per hour | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Medical Secretary £8.01 per hour Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for experienced Medical Secretaries, working full or part time hours. Medical......

  10. Legal Secretary

    Worcestershire | £16k - £23k pa + Benefits | From eNL

    Legal Secretary Residential Property, reputable firm based the beautiful Worcestershire area - Excellent opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to further their career. JOB TITLE: Legal... Secretary, Commercial Property EXP REQUIRED: 12 months experience LOCATION: Worcestershire (Commutable from; Evesham, Pershore, Alcester, Worcester, Cheltenham) SALARY: circa up to £20,000 plus excellent benefits THE ROLE: This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious Legal Secretary to join a reputable firm within the Worcestershire area. The successful Legal Secretary will liaise with clients, creating and amending legal documentation as well as various other legal secretarial and administrative duties. The Legal Secretary will have a minimum of 12 months experience in a Legal...

  11. Legal Secretary

    Tunbridge Wells | Attractive Salary and Benefits | From Charles George Recruitment Ltd

    Legal Secretary required for a firm of Solicitors in Tunbridge Wells We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to work for a highly-regarded and friendly firm... Solicitors in Tunbridge Wells. This is a super role and you will be providing secretarial assistance to solicitors across a busy team. The role will involve audio-typing and a variety of other legal secretarial duties. We are looking for an Legal Secretary who is well organised with good attention to detail and someone who loves a challenge in a busy working environment. Candidates will have prior legal secretarial experience and a typing speed of at least 65wpm, with strong IT skills. For more information please send your cv or get in touch with the Legal Division...

  12. Legal Secretary

    Mansfield | plus Benefits | From TalentSpa

    Legal Secretary Mansfield £17,000.00-£18,000.00 Our client a local solicitor based in Mansfield, who offer legal advice to families and businesses, are currently recruiting for Legal... Secretaries to add to their expanding team. The ideal Legal Secretary will have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and enjoy working in a challenging, busy and professional environment. In this role you would be expected to support senior solicitors and fee earners. Your duties will include but not limited to: - Typing - Audio Typing - Digital dictation - Diary management - Administrative duties - Filing - Photocopying - Assisting other members of the department as required - Any other ad hoc duties as required The successful Legal Secretary must have worked in...

  13. Legal Secretary

    Bristol | Competitive | From TalentSpa

    Legal Secretary Location: Bristol Salary: Competitive Start date: ASAP For over 25 years, our client has built a national reputation for providing a range of highly specialist legal.... Our client is currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary who possesses excellent audio and word processing skills to work in their Commercial Property department. Key skills required for the Legal Secretary: - Type letters/documents/leases as dictated by the fee earner and compile enclosures - Preparation of Land Registry forms - Commercial Property Searches via e-mail Working Hours: Full time 9 am till 5.30pm Monday to Friday Our client offer a competitive salary and free car parking. If you feel that you meet the criteria for the Legal Secretary role then please apply...

  14. Legal Secretary

    East Sussex | Neg. | From eNL

    Corporate/Commercial Legal Secretary - East Sussex - This Chambers ranked firm are seeking a Legal Secretary to join their thriving Corporate department. JOB TITLE: Corporate/Commercial Legal... Secretary EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 12 Months LOCATION: East Sussex SALARY: £Excellent THE ROLE: This is an exceptional opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join our Clients busy Corporate/Commercial team based in East Sussex. You will have gained a significant amount of experience working as a Legal Secretary ideally, corporate or commercial. The Legal Secretary will be working primarily ... Felicity Simpson at eNL on ************* or email *******************************. Or contact us via Linkedin *************************************** eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary vacancies...

  15. Legal Secretary

    Kent | £16k - £18k pa | From eNL

    Legal Secretary, Kent - Are you an ambitious Legal Secretary looking for the next exciting move in your career? We want to hear from you. JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary PQE REQUIRED: 2... years LOCATION: Kent SALARY: Dependent on Experience THE ROLE: This challenging and interesting Legal Secretary role will see you supporting a busy Family team in this well established ... divorce, financial matters, children law and prenuptial agreement. THE CANDIDATE: The appointed Legal Secretary will have a strong background of supporting busy private client teams, ideally ... *****************************. Or contact us via Linkedin *************************************** eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary vacancies throughout London and the South East. If you are...

  16. Legal Secretary

    West Midlands | £18k - £20k pa + Benefits | From eNL

    Legal Secretary, Commercial Property, reputable firm based in the Black Country, Salary up to £20,000 plus excellent benefits. JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary, Commercial Property EXP REQUIRED: 12...: A superb opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join a thriving law firm based in the heart of the Black Country. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to handle some high ... good attention to detail and excellent client care skills. THE CANDIDATE: Applications are welcomed from Legal Secretaries with a minimum of 12 months relative experience. It is essential that ... workload. A good understanding of case management systems would be a distinct advantage. You will be professional and a good team player. Although previous legal secretary experience within commercial...

  17. Secretary

    Bristol | 17000.0000 | From Red Recruitment

    Secretary Aztec West £17,500 per annum A fantastic opportunity has arisen to become a Secretary for a leading Private property company based in Aztec West, Bristol. Working as a key first... point-of-contact for the company, the Secretary will provide Reception and Administrative assistance to the business. Secretary duties include (but are not limited to); Answering all external calls Meeting and greeting all visitors to the offices and advising of their arrival as appropriate Managing meeting room bookings Office admin, including photocopying, scanning, copy and audio typing ... : Secretary Salary: £17,500 per annum Type: Permanent, Full Time Location: Aztec West, Bristol...

  18. Secretary

    Bristol | 21000.0000 | From Red Recruitment

    Secretary vacancy, immediate start, free parking in Clifton, circa £21,000 A long standing client of ours based in Clifton are seeking a confident Secretary with great interpersonal skills to join... their friendly team as soon as possible. They are seeking someone with a positive outlook and able to work well under pressure whilst maintaining a professional demeanor. Secretary duties will ... stationary Managing filing system Organising IT A typing speed of at least 50 WPM Experience of Work and Outlook are essential If you are an organised secretary, with a typing speed of at least 50 wpm, and looking to join a rapidly expanding company in the Clifton area, then please don't hesitate to send in your CV today! Job Title: Secretary Salary: £18,000 - £21,000 p/a (DOE) Hours: Monday...

  19. Legal Secretary

    Mansfield | £17,000 - £18,000 | From JT Recruit Ltd - Mansfield

    Our client a local solicitor based in Mansfield, who offer legal advice to families and businesses, are currently recruiting for Legal Secretaries to add to their expanding team. The ideal Legal... Secretary will have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and enjoy working in a challenging, busy and professional environment. In this role you would be expected to support senior solicitors and fee earners. Your duties will include but not limited to: - Typing - Audio Typing - Digital dictation - Diary management - Administrative duties - Filing - Photocopying - Assisting other members of the department as required - Any other ad hoc duties as required The successful Legal Secretary must have worked in a litigation, commercial property or matrimonial department...