What is the Secretary of State Job?

The Secretary of the State’s major job is to direct and oversee foreign affairs within the United States of America. The Secretary of the state is the head of the department of the state. He or she travels very often to foreign nations to meet and to talk with various diplomats and ambassadors on behalf of the United States of America. He or she also makes important decisions regarding how the Department of the State is to be organized and how the nation is to handle public policy and foreign affairs.