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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

    Bristol, Avon | | From Sacco Mann

    One of the UK's leading IP firm's seek a Secretary to join their Bristol based, welcoming team of legal professionals. For the motivated Secretary this is a fast paced role that requires a forward... thinking individual to support the team and the continual growth of the practice. Particularly working within the Patent and Trade Marks sector, a Secretary with IP experience would be considered ... . You will hold excellent organisation skills and will display the ability to prioritise effectively and understand the environment of working in a busy office. For the Secretary looking to take on a new role at a fantastic firm, contact Tim Brown for more details! For all our other Secretary roles, visit out website... See more

  2. Secretary

    Guildford, Surrey | 20000 | From Red Recruitment

    Guildford - Fantastic open plan offices - Supportive environment - £20,000 - Secretary A fantastic Global client of ours are seeking a forward thinking, enthusiastic and extremely professional... candidate, looking to kick start their career as a Secretary in an Accountancy firm, dealing with the legal elements of contracts etc. The successful candidate will have an interest in Law, in a Professional Services environment and have a strong passion for secretarial work. Secretary duties below; Ensuring that tasks are performed accurately and in time To comply with policies and procedures ... Secretary or just finished your studies and want to kick start your career, please send your CV to Red Recruitment today. Job Title: Secretary Location: Guildford Salary: £20,000... See more

  3. Secretary

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire | 26000 - 28000 | From Exact Sourcing

    Do you have experience of building complex travel arrangements? Do you enjoy providing administration support to a team? Due to expansion a new opportunity has been created within this dynamic and... motivating environment for an experienced Secretary. If you are looking to work within a well-established and growing company, this role could be for you. Our client, a growing technology company is looking for a Secretary to join their team. This role would suit a self-starter that enjoys working autonomously and has experience of booking complex travel arrangements with an eye for opportunity, If you enjoy working with a team and developing your own role then this opportunity could be for you. As the Secretary will: - Book and coordinate complex travel plans - Provide Secretarial... See more

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  5. Secretary

    Bristol, Avon | 20000 - 25000 | From Talentspa

    Secretary Location: Bristol Role Type: Permanent, Full-Time Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum Purpose of the Secretary role: As the Secretary you will be providing support to the members... South West Agency team in the form of secretarial, administrative, PA and reception duties. Duties and Responsibilities of the Secretary: Checking team diaries and updating reception daily with ... ; Creating ad-hoc letters, including copy typing and audio typing; Attending meetings and recording minutes. Requirements of the Secretary: GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above in Maths and English ... and to deadlines. If you meet the requirements and feel that this Secretary role is right for you then please apply today... See more

  6. Secretary

    Oxford, Oxfordshire | 22000 - 26000 | From Select Appointments

    A large and well respected company within the property sector are seeking a Secretary / Administrator to support their various business functions and add value to their team. The Secretary... Administrator As the Secretary / Administrator, you will be expected to undertake a range of tasks to ensure the smooth running of the business. This will include general secretary duties such as ... administration focused duties in helping the business with email and telephone queries, as well as updating the company's system. The Ideal Candidate To be successfully selected for the Secretary ... of a secretary, such as diary management. Additionally, you will be flexible and willing to help out wherever necessary within the business. What's On Offer This is a full-time permanent position... See more

  7. Secretary

    Ipswich, Suffolk | | From Talentspa

    Secretary Location: Ipswich Role Type: Fixed-Term (9 Months), Full-Time Salary: £18,000-£20,000 per annum (Pro-rata) Purpose of the Secretary role: As the Secretary you will be responsible for... providing support to the members of the Midlands & Anglia Agency team in the form of secretarial, administrative, PA and reception duties. Duties and Responsibilities of the Secretary: Checking team ... ; Preparing presentations on Powerpoint; Creating ad-hoc letters, including copy typing and audio typing; Attending meetings and recording minutes. Requirements of the Secretary: GCSEs or equivalent ... ; Strong team player; Able to work under pressure and to deadlines. If you meet the requirements and feel that this Secretary role is right for you then please apply today... See more

  8. Secretary

    South West London, London | 30000 - 40000 | From Attic Recruitment Limited

    An exciting opportunity for a well-educated chairman level secretary to support a charismatic and worldly businessman in South West London. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5-10... years’ experience in a high level support role and will be dedicated and proactive with a personable demeanour. They will demonstrate a meticulous and professional approach towards their work with the utmost consideration for privacy and confidentiality. With a competitive salary, this role is ideal for a driven and efficient board level secretary who enjoys working within a traditional environment. Experience of working within a family business would be advantageous... See more

  9. SECRETARY

    Bristol | 8 - 10 | From Reed

    REED - Temp Secretary Role Are you an experienced Secretary looking for a temp role within Bristol City Centre? Are you able to provide proactive and high quality secretarial support? REED are... urgently looking for an experienced Secretary for a short term placement. The candidate will be responsible for providing seamless secretarial support service to the appropriate practice group so experience working as a secretary within a professional services environment is required. Knowledge and Technical Skills: • Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications • Good working knowledge of document and client relationship management systems and financial recording applications General Skills: • Client service orientated approach • A proven working understanding of teamwork • Problem... See more

  10. Secretary

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire | 18000 - 18500 | From Bridge Recruitment

    An exciting opportunity to join a highly respected law firm as a Private Client Secretary has arisen. Applications for this role are welcomed from secretaries with a minimum of 12 months relevant... experience, ideally gained within a legal background. We are looking for an organise, approachable and professional secretary to join this busy team in Harrogate. Fast and accurate typing skills are essential, as is the ability to use your initiative to prioritise a busy workload. The right candidate will be expected to efficiently and professionally with clients, colleagues and other professional agencies, maintaining records and files, whilst ensuring the confidentiality and security of all the firm’s documentation. You will also assist the team with general administrative tasks, making... See more

  11. Secretary

    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire | 19000 - 21000 | From Point Recruitment

    Secretary Full time perm Job Land Agency & Agricultural Business Consultancy Huntingdon Our client is a local Land Agency looking for a new Secretary to take over from someone who has left... Really varied and fast paced role in a small office, fast and accurate audio typing is key to the role. Key responsibilities of Secretary:- -Act as front of house receptionist -Deliver all administration generated by both Land Agency & Agricultural departments -First point of contact over the telephone and face to face for clients coming into the office -Audio typing for client work, letters and reports -Managing databases, mail-shots and e-shots -Report compilation -Filing -Post management No formal qualifications necessary -Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office -Audio typing... See more

  12. Secretary

    Leeds, West Yorkshire | 22000 - 25000 | From Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support

    Page Personnel are recruiting a Secretary to join a leading company in the Financial Services industry for a temporary assignment. Client Details The client is looking for a candidate to provide... effective Secretarial duties and support to the Investment Director and the wider Investment Team. Description The Key Responsibilities of the Secretary will be - Proactive diary management of tasks and ensure timely response to email and telephone queries Proactive task management Provide general Secretarial and typing for the team. Provide assistance to team members, (answering phones, taking ... other Investment Teams in the office as required to ensure good client service is upheld Profile The Successful Secretary will have - Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint... See more

  13. Secretary

    London, South East England | 26000 - 28000 | From Morgan Spencer

    SECRETARY GREEN PARK, MAYFAIR £26,000-28,000 + BONUS THE CLIENT: High-end investment firm based in the heart of Mayfair, with opportunities for long term progression. THE ROLE: - Varied Secretary... / Team Assistant role providing PA/secretarial support to a fast-paced, fun team - Create/update documents/reports/presentations - Book travel and accommodation - Diary management, book meetings and organise events/functions - General administration including filing, faxing, copying - Answering calls, dealing with enquiries and responding to emails THE PERSON: Experienced Secretary with ... Secretary or Team Assistant or Junior PA experience THE BENEFITS: - Annual bonus - Great location - Interest Free Travelcard loan - Private health-care Our mission: To be the leading Executive... See more

  14. Secretary

    Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire | 12 - 12.5000 | From Reed

    Are you available for an immediate start? Do you have proven experience of audio typing? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a secretary with excellent grammar and dictation skills. This...... See more

  15. Secretary

    Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire | 12 - 12.5000 | From Reed

    Are you available for an immediate start? Do you have proven experience of audio typing? An exciting opportunity has arisen in a reputable company in Bishop's Stortford who are looking for a... secretary with excellent grammar and dictation skills. This position is a  temporary contract and will last 1-2 weeks If you would like to hear more please either apply online or email your cv to kat.hendry@reedglobal.com Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business... See more

  16. Secretary

    Salisbury, Wiltshire | 18000 - 22000 | From ReQuire Consultancy

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced Secretary who is looking for a fresh challenge within a leading Legal organisation based in Salisbury. The purpose of the role is to provide... comprehensive range of services for businesses and clients alike. You would be working in fantastic spacious modern offices, the perfect environment for this weather! The role is working within a specific division of our client’s offices and would suit someone who has experience of working as a Secretary and is used to audio typing who class attention to detail as one of their strengths. Please note a typing speed of above 55 wpm is essential for this role. The role is busy and demanding and requires excellent organisational skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to produce... See more

  17. Secretary

    Elstree, Hertfordshire | 30000 | From Burton Bolton & Rose Recruitment Services Limited

    Secretary Elstree, Herts £30,000 + Pension This is a fantastic opportunity for an Secretary with previous experience of working at Director level to join a very progressive local Company who are...... See more

  18. Secretary

    Hendon, London | 35000 | From Burton Bolton & Rose Recruitment Services Limited

    Secretary London, NW2 £35,000 + Pension An experienced Secretary is required to provide extensive secretarial support for a busy Director, no two days will be the same in this busy position. Some...... See more

  19. Secretary

    Salisbury, Wiltshire | 20000 - 22000 | From ReQuire Consultancy

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced Secretary who is looking for a fresh challenge within a leading Legal organisation based in Salisbury. The purpose of the role is to provide... comprehensive range of services for businesses and clients alike. You would be working in fantastic spacious modern offices, the perfect environment for this weather! The role is working within a specific division of our client’s offices and would suit someone who has experience of working as a Secretary and is used to audio typing who class attention to detail as one of their strengths. Please note a typing speed of above 55 wpm is essential for this role. The role is busy and demanding and requires excellent organisational skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to produce... See more

  20. Secretary

    Cirencester, Gloucestershire | 11.5000 - 12 | From Jackie Kerr Recruitment Ltd

    Secretary Cirencester, Gloucestershire £11.50-12.00 Temporary The Secretary role will involve: Audio typing and copy typing of letters Attendance notes Drafting bills Preparation of legal documents... calls Keeping the diary up to date May be required to assist in conveyancing department and on reception from time to time, to include holiday cover The Secretary must have excellent spelling, grammar ... others; must have the ability to manage your own workload and be proactive when helping the team. The Secretary must have experience with using Word, Excel and other relevant computer programs. Audio typing 65wpm. Secretarial/legal secretarial experience desirable but not essential. An audio typing test and an Excel task will be given to the Secretary. Jackie Kerr Recruitment is an independent... See more

  21. Secretary

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire | 10 - 12.5000 | From Head Start Recruitment Ltd

    Experienced Secretary required for an immediate start based in Hatfield paying upto £12.50 per hour. This is initially a temporary role however could become permanent for the right person. Duties to...... See more