If you are bilingual and you want to use your foreign language skills in your work then working as a Bilingual Secretary could be a good career choice.
You will need to have good administration and secretarial skills and be able to combine this with the language skills you have.
Your work would be varied and you may need to speak to clients in other countries, translate documents etc. You will need to be very organised and have excellent time management skills.
If you have found a role in which you want to apply for, please see the below example that you could use:
Cover Letter: Bilingual Secretary
Application for a Bilingual Secretary
Please find attached my up to date CV as I would like to apply for the position of Bilingual Secretary that you have had advertised in (where?).
I have had a great deal of experience in the role of administrator, pa and secretary and I am now seeking a role where I can combine the skills I have already gained with the language skills I have. I am proficient in French, Spanish and German. I have been speaking French and Spanish for (how long) and my German skills are of a Fair standard rather than good as French and Spanish.
My administration skills are excellent; I am a very organised person who has excellent time management skills. I am a great communicator and have had a lot of experience communicating with all levels of personnel from employees to CEO’s of companies and I find communicating an easy role for me.
I can work effectively on my own initiative, I can come up with some new good ways of working and I also work well with a team.
I am very interested in the research that I have done on your company and feel that my skills are transferable to your environment and I am very keen to pursue my career in my foreign languages.
Should you have any interest in my skills, please do not hesitate to contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you.
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