Secretary to Customer Service Director

  • by Apple Resourcing
  • Location Brentwood, Essex, UK
  • Salary £26,000 - £32,000 / year
  • 137 days ago
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Job Description:

Our key client a well known PLC based in South Essex are currently looking to recruit on a permanent level Secretary to Customer Service Director working within their Central head office division

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Organising and maintaining diaries, meetings, and conference calls
  • Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
  • Dealing with incoming email, faxes and post, often corresponding on behalf of the director
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority
  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including online filing via SharePoint
  • Producing and processing high quality documentation
  • Arranging travel and accommodation
  • Organising and attending meetings and ensuring the director is well prepared for the meetings
  • Taking dictation and minutes during meetings
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and other staff

Essential and desirable experience and skills:

  • Advanced MS office skills and Adobe Acrobat
  • Shorthand desirable
  • Typing speed 50-60 wpm
  • Professional, discreet and approachable
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail when under pressure
  • Organised and pro-active nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise, problem solve and think on your feet
  • Confidence in the decisions you make
  • Strong judgement and understanding of what is best for the company as well as the employees
  • It is vital the successful candidate can multitask under pressure
  • Ability to develop strong relationships
  • Experience of working with a residential developer

Terms Offered:

Salary of £26K - £32K depending on experience plus bonus + Mobile + holiday + pension & other lifestyle benefits

Departmental bonus paid annually 10% of salary based on company targets

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info bonus + Mobile + holiday + pension & other lifestyle benefits
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector Secretarial, PAs, Administration
  • Years Experience 1+ years
  • Career Level Entry Level
  • Educational level Secondary School or equivalent