Given Glasgow's large range of administrative departments in a variety of industries, the city can be an excellent choice to pursue a secretarial career.
Working as a Secretary in Glasgow, you can expect to earn around £18,000 which is above the national average of £16,000 per year.
Secretaries provide invaluable administrative and organisational support to whole teams and are often the first port of call for an external customer or client. Daily tasks can vary from company to company given the particular needs at the time, however, general clerical and administrative support is essentially the purpose of a secretarial position. Tasks can include managing diaries, scheduling meetings and booking rooms, arranging travel arrangements, taking minutes in meetings and answering queries via phone and email. You may also be expected to draft emails and documents for senior level staff including the CEO and Office Managers and arranging post.
You must, therefore, be very organised and prioritise workloads for many different people. You need to be confident and presentable with excellent communication skills because you will be the representative for the company initially. Your computer skills must be up to scratch and you must be able to cope with a large amount of pressure. Maybe look into working in London as a Secretary, too, as the capital city also has a great range of sectors.