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The Banks Group develops, with care, land for a variety of uses including surface coal mining; property and renewable energy. It is a family owned, county Durham based, business employing around 360 people across the north of England and Scotland.

An opportunity has arisen for a secretary to join our team at The Banks Group head office in Meadowfield, Durham. See:

The successful applicant will assist in the achievement of business objectives by providing administrative support to allocated staff as required. Reporting to the senior personal assistant, you will also assist in cover of other secretaries as required. Responsibilities include effective handling of correspondence (internal and external), by organising and prioritising and dealing directly with correspondence where appropriate or in the absence of allocated staff.

Applications are invited from candidates ideally educated to a high standard with a minimum of 5 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C or above including English and Maths. Applicants should have office work experience, with a typing speed of at least 50wpm.  Minute taking experience is also desirable.  Candidates should also have a good level of proficiency on all the applications in the Microsoft Office suite including: Word; Outlook; Excel and PowerPoint.   Applicants must also hold a full clean driving licence and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

To apply for this post please complete, in full, an application form, by emailing: as soon as possible.   Completed applications must be returned to the HR Department.

The Banks Group is committed to equality of opportunity.


Registered office: Inkerman House, St John's Road, Meadowfield, Durham, DH7 8XL

Registered in England number 2267400. VAT registration number 569 3236 14

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