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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

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire | 10.0000 | From Office Angels

    Office Angels are recruiting for a Secretary paying £10.00 per hour working Monday - Friday 9:00am - 17:00pm. The role is for two weeks from 17th August to 28th August. To be considered for this...... See more

  2. Conveyancing Secretary

    Redcar, Cleveland | 0.0000 | From REED

    Reed Business Support are excited to be working with an amazing Teesside based Law firm who are looking to recruit a permanent, full time  Conveyancing Legal Secretary  to join their expanding... a high standard in a very busy practice Previous legal secretary experience required We are looking to fill this role ASAP - so please apply today... See more

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  4. Legal Secretary

    | £18000 - £20000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Legal Secretary, Somerset/Dorset, Competitive salary - Interested in working for a Top 200 law firm within the w? To apply or to register your interest please call Theresa Lucas on 0121 454 1004... quoting job reference: 215281058 JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary LOCATION: Somerset/Dorset SALARY: £18k-£20k We are currently seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join a growing and vibrant law firm based in the South West Overview This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal secretary, who ideally has worked with in family law. You will be joining a firm that prides itself on being exceptional in fields of law and provides rewarding career opportunities within a growing department. In this role as a Legal Secretary, your key duties will include: • Diary management... See more

  5. Legal Secretary

    Yeovil, Somerset | 18000.0000 - 23000.0000 | From TSR Legal Recruitment

    Family Legal Secretaries X2 A widely renowned South West firm now have an exciting opportunities for two experienced legal secretaries to join their thriving Family department. These positions will... are welcome from legal secretaries from other disciplines. You will also be expected to be highly skilled in: Audio Typing Copy Typing BigHand Digital Dictation Strong IT skills Highly organised This... See more

  6. Legal Secretary

    | £17000 - £20000 per annum + Additional Benefits | From Sellick Partnership Limited

    ** NEW ROLE ** My client, a well known Legal 500 practice based in Kent , is now looking to recruit an experienced legal secretary to work within their dynamic employment/corporate commercial...... See more

  7. Legal Secretary

    Mexborough, South Yorkshire | 16000.0000 - 18000.0000 | From CRA Consulting

    Legal Secretary Locations: Wath Upon Dearne / Rotherham / Barnsley / Doncaster Practice Areas: Criminal / Civil Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 CRA Legal are working with a reputable independent law firm...... See more

  8. Conveyancing Secretary

    Poole, Dorset | 18000.0000 - 19500.0000 | From BROWNS RECRUITMENT GROUP LTD

    LEGAL SECRETARY COMMERCIAL PROPERTY POOLE £19,500 My client are a busy Dorset based law firm that have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Conveyancing Legal Secretary to join the Commercial... Property department of their highly reputable department. They are looking for an experienced legal secretary who is able to: Provide secretarial support to solicitors and other members of the department Be familiar with Land Registry and HMRC commonly used forms and processes Efficiently handle telephone calls, liaise with clients and third parties Provide assistance to and dealing with tasks delegated by lawyers Have sound knowledge of MS Word (particularly advanced knowledge of track changes) and all Office systems. In return you will be offered a friendly working environment, competitive... See more

  9. Legal Secretary

    Reading, Berkshire | 0.0000 | From Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

    Legal Secretary role for respected law firm based in Central Reading Your new company A well-established law firm based who specialise in Wills and Probate in Reading, Berkshire have an opening for... a legal secretary. Your new role Producing accurate documentation, reports and correspondence from audio or copy typing as required following standard office practices and precedents Managing diaries of fee earners as required and coordinating meeting logistics General administration, filing, answering telephone calls What you'll need to succeed The successful applicant will be working in the private client department so experience in this area would be ideal. What you'll get in return The post is full-time, permanent with a salary up to £26,000 per annum depending on experience. What... See more

  10. Private Client Legal Secretary

    | £19k - 21k per year | From Grist Legal

    Private Client Legal Secretary A well established law firm in Dorset requires a full time private client legal secretary required with previous experience supporting legal executives, solicitors... and fee earners undertaking wills, probate and elderly clients work. The Firm Based in a Dorset market town, this full service law firm, with a long traditional history offering a full service of legal advice to individuals and business clients. The Role The Private Client Legal Secretary will provide support to fee earners in the private client department. The fee earners deal with all aspects of private client matters and the private client legal secretary will undertake typing, office administration, opening and closing of files, answering the phone, liaising with clients and managing... See more

  11. Employment Commercial Legal Secretary

    | £18000 - £20000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Employment & Commercial Legal Secretary, Previous experience of working as a legal secretary in Employment and/or Commercial is essential, Kent, £20,000, A fantastic Private Practice firm with an... outstanding holding on the market. To apply please call Zoe on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 0944 JOB TITLE: Employment & Commercial Legal Secretary EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Employment and/or Commercial Legal Secretary Experience Necessary LOCATION: Kent SALARY: £20,000 per annum THE ROLE: As an experienced Employment & Commercial Secretary you will be providing support to fee earners and the respective departments along with dealing with client queries and preparing correspondence and documents. You will be an effective time manager, dealing with all aspects of administration in... See more

  12. Assistant Company Secretary

    | £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Pack | From G2 Legal Limited

    Are you an experienced Company Secretary with prior insurance experience? My client is seeking to bring on board an experienced Assistant Company Secretary to take on a broad based role. As such... some of your responsibilities as Assistant Company Secretary would include subsidiary management, project based work, upkeep of statutory registers, assisting the corporate legal team, some data protection and administration of Companies House filings. In addition, you will provide full meeting support including attendance at board and committee meetings and the production of comprehensive minutes, and the recording of actions arising. This would therefore be ideally suited to a Company Secretary with prior in-house experience in the insurance market - please apply asap to avoid missing... See more

  13. Secretariat - Secretary - Financial Services

    London, | 32000.0000 - 40000.0000 | From Clarke Recruitment Solutions

    An amazing opportunity to join an organisation that is shaping the infrastructure within the UK economy. You will have Secretariat experience gained in Financial Services. Summary of... review meetings o Development of best practice for Committee Secretaries to maximise their roles and hence benefit Participants. o Comply and / or ensure compliance with the company Data Protection... See more

  14. Floating Legal Secretary

    | £18k - 22k per year | From Venn Group Legal Leeds

    Job Title: Floating Legal Secretary Job reference: PEB/1061931A Job description: A law firm in West Yorkshire is seeking a Floating Legal Secretary to join their team on a permanent... basis. Duties: Completing administrative tasks such as bundling court files, proof reading and preparing notes Track changes Working in various departments - Commercial Property, Personal Injury, Corporate Commercial & Family Law The successful candidate will have previous experience working as a Legal Secretary. Salary: £18,000-£22,000 Start Date: ASAP To discuss this role in more detail please contact Paddy Behan on [email protected] or 0113 234 6400 Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates... See more

  15. Employment/Commercial Legal Secretary

    | £18000 - £20000 per annum, Benefits: Legal 500 Fir | From G2 Legal Limited

    This Legal 500 law firm based in East Kent is now looking to recruit a Legal Secretary into their Employment & Commercial department on a full time, permanent basis (part time will be... Secretary preferably within employment, commercial or litigation law. If you do not meet the above criteria then your application will not be considered. Please contact Chris Rodriguez at G2 Legal ASAP to discuss this Employment/Commercial Legal Secretary role based in the East Kent area by sending over your CV confidentially via the link below. Salary has been generated by G2 Legal... See more

  16. Family Legal Secretary

    Cambridge | Competitive | From ENL Legal

    Temporary Family Legal Secretary, Cambridgeshire, Salary Competitive. This highly reputable law firm have a friendly and down to earth style. To apply or to register your interest, please call... Theresa on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: TBC OVERVIEW: As the successful Legal Secretary, you will support a small Family team, providing a high level of secretarial support. To be considered ... [email protected] or contact us via LinkedIn eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Legal Cashier and Legal PA vacancies throughout the UK. If you are an experienced Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Legal Cashier or a Legal PA looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to... See more

  17. Family Legal Secretary

    | £16000 - £23000 per annum + Additional benefits | From Sellick Partnership Limited

    ** Family Legal Secretary - Permanent ** My client is a top tier Legal 500 practice with many offices throughout the South. They are currently looking to recruit an experienced Family Legal... Secretary into their office in West Berkshire on a full time permanent basis. Duties will include; Providing secretarial support to family solicitors and other members of the department File administration and data management Typing and creating documents for the fee-earners Answering telephone on behalf of the department Making contact with clients Diary management The successful candidate must have previous family law experience. My client are keen to hear from those with a can do attitude, a team player and a quick learner. You will be well organised and be able to work independently to... See more