Assistant secretaries utilizetelecommunications systems to screen or transfer calls, respond tocaller inquiries and relay messages. Potentialcandidates perform a variety of clerical duties, schedule meetingsand manage projects. They may also be requiredto create spreadsheets, manage databases, deliver reports andnegotiate vendor contracts. Assistantsecretaries may conduct orientations and coordinate training ofincoming staff. Secretaries job duties may vary according to apotential candidate s choice of industry.Qualifications and requirements : 3years experience in related field. Fluent inEnglish Effective communication, excellentgrammar and proficient typing skills are all qualifications anassistant secretary should possess. Assistantsecretaries should be discrete due to the confidential nature ofinformation they may be privileged to. Potentialcandidates must be adaptable and non resistant to changes thatoccur within the office environment. Assistantsecretaries should be able to work independently and effectivelymanage their time to complete tasks.