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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

    Denbighshire | £9 - £9.50 per hour | From Siamo Group Ltd

    Siamo Recruitment are currently seeking a skilled Secretary, based in Denbighshire on a full time temporary basis. Our client is looking to appoint a Secretary with a personable manner and has... friendly, professional approach. As a Secretary you must have excellent organizational skills and confidence in using IT and computer systems. Main duties include: Dealing with incoming and outgoing calls Responding to email queries Filing Inputting information on to the database Organize and schedule meetings In order to be successful in the application for the Secretary, you will be expected to have: IT literacy skills Excellent communication skills, written and verbal Good attention to detail Ability to stay calm under pressure... See more

  2. 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

  3. Secretary

    Oxford | From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum | From 2i Recruit Ltd

    Our highly reputable client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join their Oxford office in the Property Litigation department. Candidates with a non-legal background will be considered... Duties consist of; - To prepare correspondence and documents through audio typing and script To prepare post and enclosures for dispatch. Accurate, efficient diary management. Co-ordination/planning of appointments. To provide support to other secretaries as required. To provide guidance to less experienced and temporary secretaries when required to do so. To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client care. To undertake any specific training when... See more

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  5. Secretary

    Godalming | - £20k-£22k | From Avantus Recruit

    Our client based in Godalming is looking for a Secretary to join their team The role will involve the delivery of a wide range of support functions to a very high standard. As Secretary you will... provide administrative support in order to optimise workflow procedures, You will be the point of contact for queries, requests or issues. The Secretary role involves a large administration workload, so having excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise using your initiative, are going to be essential.   Key Responsibilities within the Secretary role: Audio typing to ensure reports are typed up within SLA’s Answer telephone calls and redirect them when necessary File and update contact information of policyholders Support, collate information and facilitate... See more

  6. 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

  7. Secretary

    Barnstaple | Excellent - details on application | From Clear Quality Recruitment Limited

    We are currently recruiting an experienced Secretary for a very successful legal practice based in Barnstaple. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced secretary with a positive... typing skills, with a minimum speed of 70WPM and the ability to multi task coupled with a real ‘can do’ attitude… About the job… The Secretary will have a variety of duties and will be working as a ‘Cover Secretary’ for various departments within our client’s business and supporting senior staff in their day to day tasks.Duties will include audio typing, typing of correspondence, filing ... Audio typing · You will be expected to perform a typing test or provide details of your most recent typing speed test · Preferable previous experience as a legal secretary or experience... See more

  8. Secretary

    Tetbury | Competitive Salary | From Flat Fee Recruiter

    Secretary / Administrator Tetbury, Gloucestershire Competitive Salary Our client is a small, well established firm who provide a personal and holistic approach to providing financial advice... apply  for this Secretary / Administration job: If you wish to be considered for this Secretary / Administration role click ‘apply’. You will receive an email shortly after your application ... , Executive Assistant,  Secretary, Secretarial, Personal Assistant, PA... See more

  9. Secretary

    St. Helens, Merseyside | Up to £10 per hour | From BROOK STREET

    Part Time Secretary - St Helens You MUST have experience in a similar role & experience minute taking 2 1/2 days (09:30 - 14:30) flexible on days but will be set once you start In addition to...... See more

  10. Secretary

    Colchester | From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum | From A Team Recruitment Ea Ltd

    Secretary required for our Colchester based legal client providing secretarial support to their fee earning teams. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates who are keen to learn new skills... and develop a career within the legal industry in joining them in this role as secretary. You will be working in a demanding environment and will need to demonstrate that you are highly motivated, committed and organised, in return extensive training will be provided. To be considered for this secretary position you do not have to come from a legal background although would be an advantage but you will need to possess strong typing skills and have worked in a secretarial support role previously. The Role Secretarial Support Organising daily routine to ensure that all typing... See more

  11. Secretary

    Conwy | From £19,945 to £21,166 per annum | From Conwy County Borough Council

    Secretary - Community Services Integration & Transformation Programme Location: Across the geographic boundaries of Conwy & Denbighshire Local Authorities Hours and Basis: 37 hours... the transformation is completed. To achieve this vision a short-term multi-disciplinary Programme Team is to be formed who will require the support of a programme secretary. In this role you will ... . The right candidate for the secretary role will have good administration, interpersonal and communication skills with the appetite for creative innovations. If you are already an employee of Conwy... See more

  12. Secretary

    Bury | £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum | From Hays

    Secretary required to join an established global business in Bury, Greater Manchester Your new company Established over 25 years ago, this global business offers a range of sales... support functions tailored to meet their client's needs. Based in Bury, Greater Manchester they are easily accessible from the M60 and M66 motorways. Your new role Working alongside the sales and engineering team as site Secretary you will be solely responsible in providing full administrative support to the UK and Irish business. Your day to day duties will include; processing email ... 8.30am-4.30pm or 9.00am - 5.00pm. What you need to succeed The ideal candidate will be an experienced Administrator or Secretary that is able to work independently to your own initiative. This is... See more

  13. Secretary

    South West London | £10 - 12 per hour | From Partners Of Research Ltd

    Secretary/Administrator Wimbledon, London £10.00 - £12.00 per hour depending on experience Part time – 10-12 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Flexible hours/days... can be discussed Our client is an established Trust and Social Club that takes pride in providing exceptional service to the local community and members in and around the Wimbledon area. They are seeking a Secretary to support the Trust and Club activities with various administrative duties. Duties include: Attending various committee meetings for the Trust and Club and taking minutes (Evenings) Record keeping and correspondence including financial and membership records Managing of the membership database including new memberships and renewals Working with the Club Manager with... See more

  14. Secretary

    St. Helens, Merseyside | £10 - £10.50 per annum | From Service Care Solutions

    Safeguarding Secretary Are you an experienced secretary? Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for somebody to provide secretarial support to the Safeguarding team in St Helens Council on...... See more

  15. Secretary

    Harrogate | - £21k-£23k | From Urecruit Advertising Solutions Limited

    EXCELLENT opportunity with a PRESTIGIOUS local employer. Job Details: £21K - £23K – Harrogate – Full Time, Monday to Friday 08.30am – 5.00pm – Permanent – 9% Contributory Pension... candidate MUST have experience in a similar position, i.e. Secretary, Team Secretary, PA, Senior Administrator. Must be confident audio and copy typing, working with figures and mail mergers... See more

  16. Secretary

    Bristol | Up to £14.50 per hour | From Morson Human Resources Limited

    Secretary; 12 month contract; based in Fliton; £14.50 per hour A well organised, proactive, experienced PA is required to assist the Head of Single Aisle (IAWR) and his 6 first reports...... See more

  17. Secretary

    Chesterfield | £9.00 - £9.50 per hour | From Gi Group Recruitment Ltd - Chesterfield

    I am looking for a Secretary to work with my client based in the Sheepbridge area. Duties will include: * Extranet Sites - Upload/Downloading documents to the company Extranet site, ensuring this...... See more

  18. Secretary

    Cardiff | | From Slater and Gordon

    Are you passionate about the quality of service you provide? Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career? Slater and Gordon have a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding, organised... legal secretary or legal office support professional to join our Clinical Negligence team in our Cardiff office. As part of our Clinical Negligence Team you will be responsible for providing high level secretarial support on all aspects of case handling to a team of Fee Earners. Client service is at the heart of Slater and Gordon and we take pride in the impressive results we generate, demonstrating our range of work and the relentless pursuit of justice by our Solicitors. If you have got the talent, ambition and focus and are looking for a stimulating and rewarding career we would love to... See more