Secretary Jobs

Secretary jobs provide administrative support for a manager or team of people in an organisation. Secretary jobs will include carrying out a variety of tasks including producing letters, invoices and other documents and templates electronically. Secretary jobs will also answer the telephone, meet and greet visitors as the first point of contact arrange meetings, diary appointments and travel arrangements and also look after budgets, create and maintain databases and oversee the ordering and upkeep of all office supplies and stationary.

A secretary should have excellent written and oral communication skills, be proficient on a PC and have experience using a range of computer packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and be able to meet deadlines and prioritise their workload.

There are no minimum required qualifications to become a secretary, however, school qualifications in subjects like English and Maths would be an advantage.
Any training required is usually done on the job as it will usually relate to learning in-house systems and databases, but there may be the opportunity to partake in external training courses e.g. Business Administration to further your potential with your employer.

As secretaries progress within their company, they are likely to be promoted to busier departments or more senior managers, although secretaries working for small companies may have to change employers at some stage in order to receive more responsibility, more varied challenges and higher pay.

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  1. Receptionist

    Location: Inverclyde

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Receptionist

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a Receptionist in the Inverclyde area. 
    Salary: £8.00 - £8.50 per hour
    Tuesday - Friday (18.5hrs per week)
    Part-time, temporary ongoing.
    Holiday cover may be required - the successful candidate must be available to work full-time 8.15 - 5.15.
     
    The role

    Answering telephone calls ...

  2. Helpdesk Advisor

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Switchboard Operator

    An opportunity has arisen for x2 Helpdesk Advisors to work within our clients business on a temporary basis for an initial 2-3 month period.
    This is a key role within the business ensuring all queries and problems are resolved and excellent customer service is delivered. Representing the brand in a ...

  3. Accounts Administrator

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £10.00 to £10.50 p/h

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    Stafffinders are looking for a part-time Accounts Administrator to join the team of our client based in Scottish Borders.
    Working hours: Mon, Wednesday and Thursday 09:00-15:00

    Day-to-day responsibilities

    Processing of invoices.
    Verifying accounting information in the accounting system.
    Reconciling vendor accounts to supplier statements.
    Processing Purchase Ledgers
    Preparing ...

  4. Receptionist

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Receptionist

    Staffinders are seeking a receptionist based in Edinburgh. Due to the nature of the role, telephone experience is essential as the main point of contact. Excellent levels of customer service are essential for this role as you will be directly dealing with customers on a face to face basis. 
     
    The ...

  5. Part-time Administrator

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18 to £20 p/a

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    Great part-time opportunity for an Administrator based in Edinburgh. This is a diverse role which encompasses traditional PA duties and office administration. It is an opportunity for a committed candidate to grow with a business and get involved with all aspects of operating a small company, working closely with the ...

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