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. Mailroom Assistant

    Location: Inverclyde

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Administrator to join our client based in Inverclyde. This is an on-going temporary positon

    Monday & Friday (approx 10 hours p/w)
     
    Duties Include:
     
    -Dealing with incoming mail
    -General Clerical duties- filing, photocopying, scanning
    -Assisting relevant depts.
    -Attention to detail
    -Checking stationary levels
    -All ...

  2. Administration Assistant

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £7.20 p/h

    Category: Office Administrator

    Stafffinders are looking for a temporary Administration Assistant for a company based in Renfrewshire.

    The role is for 8 - 12 weeks minimum, working Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm.
    Duties include:

    General administrationincluding data entry, faxing & filing
    Typing correspondence on MS Word
    Updating Excel
    The Ideal candidate:
    Should have 2 years + administration ...

  3. Administrator

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    Stafffinders are looking to recruit an Administration Assistant to join our client based near Paisley. This position is temporary and would require the successful candidate to start immediately.
    £8.50 per hour. Monday to Friday 27.5 hours per week.
    Duties Include:

    Drafting documents and correspondence
    Proofreading
    Providing telephone support ...

  4. Administrator

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £7.50 p/h

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    Stafffinders are looking to recruit an Administration Assistant to join our client based near Paisley. This position is temporary and would require the successful candidate to start immediately.
    £7.50 per hour. Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week.
    Duties Include:

    Drafting documents and correspondence
    Proofreading
    Scheduling
    Providing telephone ...

  5. Purchase Ledger Clerk

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: £9.00 p/h

    Category: Admin/Secretarial/PA

    Stafffinders are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant for an on-going temporary position with our client based in Renfrewshire. 
     
    Hours per week will range from 16-35 depending on the needs of the business.
     
    Main Duties:
     
    -Purchase Ledger
    -Payroll (Sage experience)
    -Credit Control
    -Bank Reconciliations
    -Balance sheets Weekly Payroll
    -Processing supplier ...

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