Wednesday 21 December
This GCS tailored leadership masterclass aims to inspire communications professionals to deliver more efficiently through better engagement and empowerment. Although aimed at IO / SIO level (or equivalent), this course is suitable for Grade 7 and 6 staff who want to grow their leadership skills.
Wednesday 11 January
If you have recently joined government communication you need to know the role of your new profession, the tools you are expected to use, and what resources are available for you to develop your skills as a communicator.
Tuesday 13 December
Government has to deal with issues and crises on a regular basis. Communications professionals need to be able to tell the two apart, and implement handling strategies rapidly under pressure. This practical full day course covers both the strategic and tactics needed to handle a range of tricky situations with a focus on digital channels.
The nomination process for the GCS Inspire senior talent or Early Talent programmes has now begun.
October’s Campaign of the Month prize has been awarded to DCMS for their £0 budget campaign raising awareness of the ‘Great Exhibition of the North’.
Available nationally, but preferable that post-holder is located in London or Birmingham. Regular travel to London will be required.
Thursday 1 December 2016
What does successful modern media relations look like? What is it for, who is it for and how does it fit with the Modern Communications Operating Model (MCOM)? These are just some of the questions that we had we set out on one of the most important and wide-ranging pieces of work ever to be attempted by the GCS.
Friday 25 November 2016
Two months into my GCS apprenticeship at the Cabinet Office, I had the chance to attend the annual Comms Academy event in the stunning St George’s Hall, Liverpool.
Home Office needed to raise awareness that slavery exists in the UK and educate the public on the different types of slavery and victims – alongside encouraging reporting via a new helpline and website.
The aim of GREAT is to increase the levels of trade, investment, tourism, and high quality students coming to the UK, leading to a measurable economic impact of £1 billion over three to five years and the creation of over 10,000 jobs for the UK economy.