A secretary may provide support to a team or work on a 1:1 basis, depending on the company. Their responsibilities include managing diaries, making travel arrangements and some reception duties.
Whether they’re responsible for a small team or an entire department, the team secretary will have multi-tasking down to a fine art.
College leaver secretary
This is an entry level role for secretaries who have just completed formal secretarial training.
Legal secretaries support lawyers and legal executives. In addition to standard secretarial duties like diary arrangements and filing, you will also be expected to undertake specific tasks like preparing court forms and attending court with a solicitor.
A legal secretary can work in many legal environments including insurance companies and estate agents as well as the law courts or a solicitor’s office.