Just like you

We know that we are in a unique position. That the decisions we take can impact your next steps.

So we don’t believe in filling roles for the sake of it. Or rush jobs. Or hitting targets.

We elevate recruitment from a supply and demand dynamic to an authentic connection.

We never settle.

We look for roles that are an investment in your professional and personal development.

A job that will make you feel inspired, fulfilled and happy. Because we are values driven.

Just like you.

You are at the heart of everything we do.

If you’re looking for a secretarial job, you have come to the right place.

Collectively, we have over thirty years of experience helping people look for secretarial jobs and take the next step in their careers.

As experts in our field, we will be able to offer you advice on accurate salary expectations, as well as ensure that your CV stands out from the crowd and showcases your skills in the best possible light.


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Find a Secretarial Job

Lily Shippen is dedicated to helping you find your perfect secretarial job. We recruit temporary and permanent secretaries for top businesses across the UK from our offices in Manchester and London. Firstly, it’s important to consider what kind of secretarial job you are looking for. Here are some questions to ask yourself:

  • Are you looking for a temporary or permanent secretarial job?

  • What industries are you looking to work in?

  • Are you open to temporary to permanent secretarial opportunities?

  • Where are you looking to be based? Do you want to work in an office or work from home?

Once you’ve got a good idea of what type of secretarial role you are looking for, it’s time to start your search. 

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How to Become a Secretary

A Secretary plays a crucial role in supporting the day-to-day operations of an office or organisation. If you are interested in pursuing a secretarial career, there are several steps you can take.

  • Gaining experience can help increase your chances of finding a secretarial job. Consider internships, part-time jobs, or volunteer work to build up your skills and resume.

  • Secretaries need to have excellent organisational, communication, and computer skills. Consider taking courses or workshops to enhance your skills and keep up-to-date with the latest technology and software.

  • Start applying for secretarial positions in your desired industry or location. Tailor your resume and cover letter to each position, and be prepared to showcase your relevant skills and experience in a job interview.

  • Once you have secured a secretarial position, consider taking on additional responsibilities and seeking opportunities for professional development. This can help you advance your career and increase your earning potential.



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If you are looking to recruit or find out more about secretarial recruitment, you can click below to book a call with one of our experienced consultants.



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