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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

    Wiltshire | Negotiable | From First Technical Recruitment Limited

    Chartered Secretary (ACIS) Swindon 3 Month Contract Rate Negotiable A secretary with a background in secretarial work is required to work on a 3 month contract basis in Swindon. It’ll be... generally home based but will need to be able to get to the office when required. Job Role: • To assist the Society Secretary and Director of Secretariat in delivering a professional service, advising on a broad range o... See more

  2. Secretary

    West Midlands | £25000 - £30000 per annum + 100% working from home | From Bell Cornwall

    Property Secretary - 100% remote working £25k - £30k Ref: JC/BCR/8886 Bell Cornwall recruitment are searching for experienced Property Secretary / Property Administrator to support the Landlord...... See more

  3. Secretary

    Aylesbury | From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum | From Sharon Gay Associates Ltd

    My client is a multi-office law firm, and due to growth, they are looking to recruit an experienced Matrimonial Secretary to support two fee earners in their Aylesbury office. Solid experience... as a Matrimonial Secretary Excellent attention to detail Extremely proactive Able to work under own supervision Typing a wide range of legal documentation from handwritten and audio transcriptions Managing bu... See more

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  5. Secretary

    Spalding | £20000 - £23000 per annum | From Pertemps Peterborough

    Legal Secretary – Private Clients £20,000 - £23,000 Spalding Based This role is working with the Private Client teams, supporting the fee earners therefore this role will be office based...... See more

  6. Secretary

    Canterbury | DOE | From NEW APPOINTMENTS GROUP LTD

    Immediate opportunity for an experienced Secretary with audio typing available in central Canterbury. Working for a legal firm you will be required to support the Resales team with audio-typing...... See more

  7. Secretary

    Swindon | | From Goodman Masson

    A retail bank currently requires a secretary to join them on a 3 month contract. Based in their Swindon office although currently working from home. To assist the Society Secretary and Director... of Secretariat in delivering a professional service, advising on a broad range of matters to support the Board and Executive in meeting their duties, compliance obligations and objectives. To provide a full company secretarial service to the Society Board, Committees and subsidiary undertakings including advising on and implementing appropriate governance standards To ensure that best practice standards are consistently applied and maintained across the Society Minute taking Requirements Professionally qualified Chartered Secretary ( ACIS or above) or equivalent qualification eg solicitor... See more

  8. Secretary

    Swindon | | From Goodman Masson

    A retail bank currently requires a secretary to join them on a 3 month contract. Based in their Swindon office although currently working from home. To assist the Society Secretary and Director... of Secretariat in delivering a professional service, advising on a broad range of matters to support the Board and Executive in meeting their duties, compliance obligations and objectives. To provide a full company secretarial service to the Society Board, Committees and subsidiary undertakings including advising on and implementing appropriate governance standards To ensure that best practice standards are consistently applied and maintained across the Society Minute taking Requirements Professionally qualified Chartered Secretary ( ACIS or above) or equivalent qualification eg solicitor... See more

  9. Legal Secretary

    Colchester | From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum | From Js Legal Recruitment Ltd

    Float Legal Secretary Our client a leading law firm in the Top Legal 500 with over 80 staff , are committed to achieving a high standard of client service . Are now recruiting for an... experienced Float legal Secretary , as a Float legal secretary you will possess proficient people skills, have a smart appearance and a flexible approach . T o be considered for the role of Float Legal Secretary , you will... See more

  10. Legal Secretary

    Leamington Spa | £19k - 22k per year | From Interaction - Coventry

    Legal Secretary - Family Law · Legal Secretary - Family Law · £19,000 - £22,000 DOE · Well-established company · Free Parking Due to this well-established firm of Solicitors period... of expansion, Interaction Recruitment is looing to find a Legal Secretary - Family Law to join the team. The Legal Secretary- Family Law required for the role will have had a minimum of 2 years in a similar role, and have th... See more

  11. Legal Secretary

    Wisbech | £19000 - £22000 per annum | From Coulter Elite Resourcing

    Legal Secretary Wisbech Full Time, Permanent £19,000 - £22,000 (DOE) Are you a passionate Legal Secretary? And looking for an exciting new role? Coulter Elite Resourcing are currently... looking for a Legal Secretary to work with their very well-established client based in Wisbech. This Legal Secretary role will be reporting to and working directly with a Fee Earner. The candidate will need to carry out al... See more

  12. Legal Secretary

    Taunton, Somerset | £18500 - £20500 per annum | From Meridian Business Support Limited

    Legal Secretary Permanent- Full Time Taunton £18,500- £20,500 (dependant on experience)   Meridian are currently recruiting for a well-respected, progressive and market leading Solicitors Firm in... Taunton, Somerset. The company is seeking a Legal Secretary to join their team. Legal Secretaries are an essential part of the fee earning process within this firm. Working hours are Monday- Friday, 9-5.   Role Du... See more

  13. Secretary Assistant

    Harrogate | £18000 - £25000 per annum | From Klein Hamilton Recruitment

    Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Administration, Sales, Purchases, Land Registry, Permanent, Harrogate Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary / Assistant is required by... a well-respected & busy Multi-service Law Firm based in Harrogate. You will be a Legal Secretary / Assistant with minimum 2 years’ experience in supporting a residential conveyancing department. This is an... See more

  14. Conveyancing Secretary

    Windsor, Berkshire | From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum | From Atlas Employment

    Role  –  Legal Conveyancing Secretary   Salary  – £18,000 - £25,000 per annum Location  – Windsor, Berkshire  Benefits  – Work from home, pension and parking  Are you an... experienced Legal secretary? Are you looking to join an established business? Atlas Employment are proud to be working with an established organisation based in Windsor, Berkshire who are looking for a Legal Conveyancing Secretary to join their team... See more

  15. Company Secretary

    South East | £35,000 - £45,000 per annum | From B C T Resourcing

    Company Secretary Associate London £35,000 - £45,000 per annum Client is a Global Insurer currently in their search for a Company Secretary Associate. Job requirements: You will... be assistant the Company Secretary, the Board and wider business on governance matters (UK and Globally) This will include: Maintenance of minutes, Attending Exec Committee meetings, meeting documentation, attend... See more

  16. Legal Secretary

    Warwick | Unspecified | From Wright Hassall Solicitors

    We are recruiting for 2 full-time Legal Secretaries + 1 part-time Legal Secretary (18.25 hours) to provide secretarial and administrative support to a busy team of fee earners... Person specification Have worked as a Legal Secretary in any legal department; Have strong oral and written communication skills as this role involves a high level of client contact; Be highly organised and professional; Be moti... See more

  17. Legal Secretary

    Cardiff | - £19k | From TSR Legal - Wales

    Legal Administrator / Secretary - Cardiff A friendly legal practice in Cardiff are keen to appoint a Legal Administrator / Secretary to join the conveyancing team to work alongside two solicitors... As a Legal Administrator / Secretary you will be joining a high performing team, working closely with two solicitors assisting with all aspects of property transactions, as well as helping to resolve queri... See more