Secretary (General)

Secretaries (General) perform secretarial, clerical and other administrative tasks in support of Managers and Professionals.
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    Overview

    Secretaries (General) perform secretarial, clerical and other administrative tasks in support of Managers and Professionals.

    Day-to-day

    • liaises with other staff to arrange meetings, and to gain and provide information
    • prepares reports, briefing notes and correspondence, and proofreads work for typographical and grammatical errors
    • maintains appointment diaries and makes travel arrangements
    • processes incoming and outgoing mail, files correspondence and maintains records
    • answers telephone calls, responds to inquiries and redirects callers
    • takes and transcribes dictation of letters and other documents
    • greets visitors, ascertains nature of business and directs visitors to appropriate personal
    • may implement management decisions and maintain records of meetings
    • may handle bookkeeping and petty cash functions.

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