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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. Legal Secretary

    Dundee | competitive | From Search Consultancy

    A competitive salary, flexi-time, a generous holiday package and death in service are just a few benefits on offer with this permanent contract. Modern, city centre offices, free car parking close... to the office and a fun and friendly team also make this a great place to work. As an experienced Legal Secretary, you will bring with you knowledge of conveyancing processes and procedures to ... a proactive problem solver and be confident working in a busy, fast paced environment. You must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. As Legal Secretary a typical day will ... * Assisting clients with queries * Photocopying and filing If this Conveyancing Legal Secretary role sounds like your perfect job then apply now with an up to date copy of your CV! Search is an equal... See more

  2. Legal Secretary

    Taunton | £17500 - £18500 per annum | From MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

    Are you looking for a new and exciting role within a prestigious company? Then this may be the role for you! We are looking for a fantastic legal secretary to join a well established solicitors firm... essential for this role but we would also consider applications from experienced medical secretaries looking to move into the legal sector. We are looking for people who are flexible, dedicated and able to... See more

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  4. Legal Secretary - CDR

    Leeds | Up to £10.00 per hour + Holiday Pay! | From CLD Recruitment (Leeds)

    Temporary Legal Secretary £10.00 per hour My client a professional and well known law firm based in the centre of Leeds is looking to recruit a temporary Legal Secretary to provide full secretarial... support in their Commercial Disputes Resolution - CDR department at the end of August... If you are an experienced Legal Secretary and available to undertake this booking then contact me now! CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds... See more

  5. Secretary

    Tunbridge Wells,Kent | 20000.0000 - 24000.0000 | From STONE RECRUITMENT GROUP LIMITED

    secretary - Tunbridge Wells - £20k-£24k + bonus + 5 weeks holiday My client is a well established firm in central Tunbridge Wells. They offer a supportive and professional working environment... generous salary and benefits package, genuine career progression and a superb office. The firm is looking for a secretary in two of their key departments. They are inviting applications from secretary candidates that have the following skills and experience. - a highly organised secretary - Excellent secretarial skills - Audio typing - File management - Diary management It would be advantageous of you have worked as a medical secretary, a legal secretary or a private client secretary previously... See more

  6. Company Secretary

    | £50 per hour | From ENL Legal

    SUMMARY: Assistant Company Secretary, Surrey, 10+ Years' experience – Our established client are seeking an Assistant Company Secretary to join them at an exciting time on a 6 month fixed term... contract. Call now to speak with Felicity Simpson. REF:0069 JOB TITLE: Assistant Company Secretary PQE REQUIRED: 10 years' experience LOCATION: Surrey SALARY: £60,000 - £65,000 THE ROLE: The Assistant Company Secretary will join our client at an exciting time on a six month fixed term contract. You will take responsibility for ... . THE CANDIDATE: The successful Assistant Company Secretary will have held a similar role for a minimum of 10 years. Our is seeking a qualified chartered secretary, to provide legal and regulatory expertise... See more

  7. Legal Secretary (Private Client

    Leeds | - £22k-£23k | From CLD Recruitment (Leeds)

    Legal Secretary - Private Client - Leeds - c£22,000 - £23,000 DOE We are currently looking for an experienced Legal Secretary for a leading Legal company in Leeds to provide a full secretarial... experience of working as a Legal Secretary ideally within Private Client i.e. Wills & Probate etc Skills Word processing 60wpm minimum - essential Audio transcription 60wpm minimum - essential CLD... See more

  8. Conveyancing Legal Secretary

    Nottingham | | From KEY PERSONNEL

    About the Company: We are actively recruiting for an experienced Residential / Commercial Conveyancing Legal Secretary for a prestigious law firm who are based southeast of Nottingham City... Centre. Job overview: You will be an experienced Legal Secretary who has Residential / Commercial Conveyancing experience. Daily tasks will include: * Audio typing * Managing case files * Answering the phone dealing with enquiries * General admin About you: * You will have at least 1 years experience as a Conveyancing Legal Secretary * Wills + Probate experience will be an advantage. * Excellent communication skills * Show speed and accuracy when typing documents This role is being offer on a full-time basis but there is room for flexibility. The salary depends upon experience but will... See more

  9. Legal Secretary

    | £22000 - £24000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Conveyancing Legal Secretary, Cambridgeshire, Salary £22000- £24000 (DOE) plus extensive benefits. To apply or to register your interest please call Theresa Lucas on 0121 454 1004, quoting Job Ref... 215280054 OVERVIEW: • We are currently seeking an experienced Conveyancing Legal Secretary to join a highly reputable, Lexcel accredited law firm, based in Cambridgeshire, working within their conveyancing department • You will be working as part of a thriving and well established residential team, alongside a team of 1 Secretary and 2 Solicitors • In this role as a Conveyancing Legal Secretary, your key duties will include, providing one to one support to a solicitor, submitting applications online to the land registry portal, completing AP'1's, preparing SDLT forms, TR1'S DS1's, RX'1... See more

  10. Legal Secretary

    | £20000 - £23000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Legal Secretary – Shropshire – Salary – Competitive, plus extensive benefits, including a generous staff bonus scheme. Interested in working for a highly reputable, growing and award winning Lexcel... accredited law firm? To apply or to register your interest, please call Theresa on 0121 454 1004and quote REF: 215280207 JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary LOCATION: Shropshire SALARY: Competitive, plus extensive benefits FIRM: A position has become available for a Legal Secretary to join a friendly and supportive environment, where all voices will be heard, and team work is an essential way ... currently working as a Legal Secretary, ideally within personal injury not essential. The Legal Secretary will be expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative and to maintain a highly... See more

  11. Legal Secretary

    | £21000 - £24000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Legal Secretary, (any practice area will be considered). Warwickshire, Salary £20k-£24k (DOE) plus benefits. The firm operates out of 2 office within the West Midlands and Warwickshire and are... TITLE: Legal Secretary LOCATION: West Midlands SALARY: £20k-£24k Overview We are currently seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join a growing and vibrant law firm based in the West Midlands ... , but this is not essential. In this role as a Legal Secretary, your key duties will include: • Diary management • Liaising with internal and external clients by email, telephone and face to face • Preparing court bundles • Managing files • Audio copy typing • Liaising with Fee Earners and Secretaries to assist with queries • Assisting with general administrative duties The firm can offer... See more

  12. Secretary

    Shrewsbury,Shropshire | 9.6100 - 10.0000 | From Pertemps West Bromwich & Telford

    I'm currently recruiting for a secretary on a 6 months basis to work in the Shrewsbury area Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm paying between £9.61-£10.62. Secretary duties answering calls, taking messages... and handling correspondence Maintaining diaries and arranging appointments Typing, preparing and collating reports Filing Organising and servicing meetings (producing agendas and taking minutes) Managing databases Prioritising workloads Taking minutes Please hit apply for call Steph on for further information on the secretary... See more

  13. Secretary

    Telford,Shropshire | 8.2100 | From Pertemps West Bromwich & Telford

    I'm currently recruiting a temporary Secretary for a minimum of 2 weeks weeks starting asap based in Telford. Working hours will be Mon-Fri 8.45-5, this role is paying £8.21 Secretary... duties: Answering calls Typing up documents Filing Please call Steph on if you are interested in the Secretary role or hit apply... See more

  14. Medical Secretary

    Mold | £20000 per year | From Cygnet Healthcare

    Medical Secretary Salary - £20,000 P.A Closing Date – 16/3/20 Are you an outstanding Medical Secretary who wants to make a difference? Cygnet Health Care have been providing... quality admission & discharge summaries & tribunal reports Create & maintain patient records & paper files. We are looking for someone who is... Service orientated, with Medical Secretary... See more

  15. Secretary

    leeds,west yorkshire | 20000.0000 - 24000.0000 | From Gibson Hollyhomes

    My client are currently looking to recruit and experienced Secretary to work within a fast paced environment within their growing offices in Leeds City Centre. This is a fantastic opportunity to... join a well-established firm with excellent pay and benefits. Duties of a Secretary include; Arranging travel and managing several partners diaries Working closely with a team of other secretaries Minute taking where needed Dealing with day to day administrative duties for the team As a Secretary you will have the following key skills and experience; Previous Secretarial Experience of Diary management Knowledge of digital dictation is advantageous Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages Benefits; Generous annual leave Free fresh fruit Travel ticket loans Lunchtime exercise classes, yoga... See more

  16. Secretary

    Central London,London | 35000.0000 - 40000.0000 | From May & Stephens

    Our client, a highly successful accountancy practice, is seeking a confident and organised Secretary to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this growing... accountancy firm for someone with a minimum of 5 years' experience within a Secretarial role, who is now looking for their next career move. This Secretary position is based in the City of London and hours of work will be 9.15 am - 5.15 pm. Working alongside a team of Secretaries, the main responsibilities for this Secretary are: *Diary Management *Answering telephones and screen/ transfer ... and external meetings *Proof reading of documents *Co- ordinate travel, assist with billing and complete expenses We are looking for Secretaries who have: *Previous Secretarial/ PA experience within... See more

  17. Secretary

    City of London, London | £35000 - £40000/annum | From May & Stephens

    Our client, a highly successful accountancy practice, is seeking a confident and organised Secretary to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this growing... accountancy firm for someone with a minimum of 5 years' experience within a Secretarial role, who is now looking for their next career move. This Secretary position is based in the City of London and hours of work will be 9.15 am - 5.15 pm. Working alongside a team of Secretaries, the main responsibilities for this Secretary are: *Diary Management *Answering telephones and screen/ transfer ... and external meetings *Proof reading of documents *Co- ordinate travel, assist with billing and complete expenses We are looking for Secretaries who have: *Previous Secretarial/ PA experience within... See more