We believe in the power of one person to change everything.
There is a ripple effect when one good person changes just one thing.
Exceptional companies are built out of exceptional teams.
We bring together the people at the heart of those teams.
Understand them. Trust and believe in them.
And provide the catalyst for better things to happen.
A Secretarial Recruitment Agency You Can Trust
Founded in 2016, our team are highly experienced in recruiting secretarial staff. We work diligently to ensure that the recruitment process runs efficiently and smoothly for our clients. Whether you're looking to recruit a Legal Secretary or a Team Secretary, we've got you covered.
We can assist with the following secretarial roles:
Lily Shippen are a phenomenal asset for any business to tap into. Professional, committed and willing to go the extra mile to ensure your business requirements are met.
CEO, E-COMMERCE BRAND
It was clear that time was taken to fully understand the brief, the package available and the culture of the business. This meant that the shortlist of candidates were not only of quality but all suitable for the role and the environment.
FOUNDER, FINANCIAL ADVICE PLATFORM
The service provided by Lily and the team was fantastic, being both personable and professional throughout the whole process.
FINANCIAL PLANNING MANAGER, IFA FIRM
Benefits of Hiring a Secretary
Hiring a Secretary can bring numerous benefits to your business, including increased productivity, improved organisation, and a more professional image. Here are some of the key benefits of having a Secretary:
Time-saving: A Secretary can handle administrative tasks, freeing your time to focus on other important aspects of your business.
Improved organisation: A Secretary can help you stay organised, keep track of appointments and deadlines, and manage your email and phone calls.
Increased productivity: With a Secretary handling administrative tasks, you can focus on tasks that require your expertise and can have a bigger impact on your business.
Professional image: A Secretary can help you maintain a professional image by handling all incoming calls and correspondence in a professional manner.
Improved customer service: A Secretary can help you provide better customer service by handling customer inquiries and resolving issues quickly and efficiently.
Cost-effective: Hiring a secretary can be cost-effective compared to the cost of hiring a full-time employee as they can handle multiple tasks
Improved team morale: A secretary can help improve team morale by handling administrative tasks and freeing up time for other employees to focus on their work.
Hiring a secretary can bring numerous benefits to your business and help improve your overall efficiency and productivity.
How to Hire a Secretary
Hiring a Secretary is an important decision for any business. A good Secretary can help you manage your day-to-day tasks, keep you organised and improve your productivity. Here are some tips to help you hire the best Secretary for your business:
Define the role: Clearly define the tasks and responsibilities the Secretary will have. This will help you find someone who has the right skills and experience.
Create a job description: Write a detailed job description that includes the tasks, responsibilities and qualifications you are looking for.
Use a specialist secretarial recruitment agency: By working with a specialist recruitment agency, you will not only have access to more relevant candidates, but the recruitment agency can also advise on the market and salaries in your area.
Check references: Check references from previous employers to verify the candidate's experience and work history.
Offer a fair salary: Offer a competitive salary that reflects the responsibilities and skills required for the role. A recruitment agency should be able to advise you on this.
By following these tips, you can find a Secretary who can help you manage your business effectively.
At Lily Shippen, we believe that our position in the recruitment process is to act as an extension of you and your business. We pride ourselves on our ability to fully understand our clients' and candidates’ unique needs, motives and aspirations, which is why we meet with every candidate we work with and put them through a thorough screening process.
We work diligently to ensure that the entire recruitment process runs efficiently and smoothly for our clients, filling 92% of the client briefings we receive, with an average hiring time of three weeks for permanent placements. Our consistently excellent candidate and client feedback speaks for itself and is a testament to our team’s exceptional service delivery, with 82% of our new business stemming from client referrals or word of mouth.
Secretarial Recruitment Agencies Manchester
Founded in 2016, our team is highly experienced in recruiting secretarial staff. In fact, Lily Shippen is the market-leading secretarial recruitment agency in Manchester. Headed up by Emma Hulbert, our Manchester team work diligently to ensure that the recruitment process runs efficiently and smoothly for our clients. Whether you're looking to recruit a temporary Legal Secretary in Manchester, a permanent Team Secretary, or a more junior position, we are primed and ready to assist.
We recruit secretarial staff for businesses in Manchester across a wide range of industries, including property; financial services; insurance; legal; advertising, marketing and public relations; start-ups; telecommunications; and private individuals and family offices.
To find out more about how our Manchester team can assist you with recruitment for your business, please click below.
Secretarial Recruitment London
Founded in 2016, our team are highly experienced in recruiting secretarial staff. Headed up by Victoria Coghlan, our London secretarial recruitment team work diligently to ensure that the recruitment process runs efficiently and smoothly for our clients.
As a secretarial staff recruitment partner, we are experts at understanding what makes the perfect 'fit' for a business, which enables us to work across multiple sectors, including property; financial services; insurance; legal; advertising, marketing and public relations; start-ups; telecommunications; and private individuals and family offices.
Whether you're looking to recruit a temporary Legal Secretary in London, a permanent Team Secretary, or a more junior position, we've got you covered.
We recruit temporary, contract and permanent secretarial roles in the City, West End and Canary Wharf. Looking for a London recruitment agency you can trust? Look no further.
To find out more about how our London team can assist you, please click below.