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Personal Assistants and Other Secretaries

Personal assistants and other secretaries provide administrative and secretarial support to individuals, departmental or management teams within organisations.

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About this Career

£17,600

Average salary

New workers start around £3,827.79. Normal pay is £17,600 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £37,238.26.

37

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Translates documents and liaises with overseas clients and suppliers.
  • Arranges and attends meetings, takes minutes and prepares records of proceedings.
  • Uses appropriate software to produce correspondence, memoranda, reports, presentations and other documents from drafts, handwritten copy or by transcribing dictation.
  • Opens, sorts, distributes and files correspondence (in hard copy and electronic) and deals directly with routine correspondence.
  • Arranges appointments, keeps business diary, organises travel arrangements, makes reservations and organises a variety of functions.
  • Acts as a first point of contact for a manager or team with colleagues and people from outside organisations, fields telephone enquiries, takes and passes on messages.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

Job postings

Active Listening
63
Writing
60
Reading Comprehension
58
Speaking
57
Critical Thinking
55
Active Learning
51
Monitoring
51
Learning Strategies
48
Mathematics
44
Science
4

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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