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, successful candidate must be available to work full-time 8.15 - 5.15
     
    Duties include:

    Answering telephone calls
    Meet ...

  2. Data Entry Clerk

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £9 to £10

    Category: Data Entry Clerk

    Stafffinders is looking for experienced Data Entry Clerks for a variety of up and coming roles in the Glasgow area initially starting on a temporary basis.
    Ideal candidates must have good attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced work environment.
    Responsibilities:

    Compile, prepare and sort ...

  3. Legal Secretary

    Location: Glasgow City Centre

    Salary: £9.00 p/h

    Category: Secretary

    An exciting opportunity has come up for a Legal Secretary to join my client in the Glasgow area. £9p/h.
     
    This is an initial temporary position with the scope of permanent opportunity for the right person. Hours are Monday – Friday 9-5pm (flexible)
    An immediate start for the right candidate.
     
    Duties ...

  4. Temporary Administrator

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for various temporary and relief Administration/Receptionists across the Renfrewshire area.
    Applicants looking for Part-time and Full-time hours are welcome to apply.
    Duties include:

    Answering telephone calls
    Meet and greet visitors
    Filing
    General ad hoc duties
    MS Office packages including Word, Outlook & Excel
    Dealing with petty ...

  5. Administrator / Receptionist

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for various temporary and relief Administration/Receptionists across the Renfrewshire area.
    Applicants looking for Part-time and Full-time hours are welcome to apply.
    Duties include:

    Answering telephone calls
    Meet and greet visitors
    Filing
    General ad hoc duties
    MS Office packages including Word, Outlook & Excel
    Dealing with petty ...

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