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PA / Executive Secretary

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    £9.93 - £13.08 per hour

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Job Description

PA / Executive Secretary

Type: Long-term temporary
Salary: £9.93 / hour - £13.08 ph
Location: central London

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Brook Street has been chosen as a recruitment partner to hire temporary admin and clerical workers for central government departments and the public sector across the UK. We're currently looking for an experienced, professional Executive Secretary / Personal Assistant for a governmental department in central London.

Providing high-level, diverse secretarial and administrative support to one or two key senior managers, your duties will include:

  • Composing non-routine correspondence
  • Compiling reports
  • Transcribing dictation
  • Typing documents, using word processor or spreadsheet software
  • Receiving visitors
  • Screening and directing manager's telephone calls
  • Diary management
  • Arranging meetings or travel
  • Maintaining records or files

Standard benefits of working for central government / wider public sector:

  • Pay increase after 12 continuous weeks in the majority of departments
  • Potential for long-term or multiple temp assignments once you hold security clearance
  • Minimum of 35 days holiday (pro rata) following 12 consecutive weeks in the same department
  • Access to a Workplace Pension

Typical qualifications and experience required:

  • Stage III RSA certificate (or equivalent) in typing / word processing
  • Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm combined with advanced audio typing skills and shorthand if required at 110 / 120wpm
  • Preferably a member of IQPS
  • Experience as an executive secretary / personal assistant
  • An advanced level of computer literacy and wide knowledge of relevant software packages
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

Please apply below or send your updated CV to Katerina at the public sector team - with reference 'PA / Executive Secretary' and we will be in touch shortly.


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