Welcome to the Government Communication Service

The professional body for people working in communications roles across government.

GCS Comms Academy

Leeds, 18 and 19 October

GCS is proud to join with LG Communications to deliver the UK’s biggest (and best) conference for UK public service communications professionals, Comms Academy, for the fourth year running and look forward to welcoming you to Leeds 18 and 19 October.

GCS Comms Exchange: EEF on Engagement Strategies

London, 22 August

Join Hywel Jarman – Director of External Affairs at EEF for an informal talk. Hywel will give an insight into EEF, their external affairs team and their recommendations on best ways to engage with stakeholders, followed by a Q&A session.

GCS Seminar: The Importance of Words Over Visuals in Behaviour Change

London, 23 August

In this session, senior directors from leading strategic communications consultancy, Verbalisation, will set out why it is verbal strategies in which we must invest, and how to go about creating your own verbal strategy for your Department, team, campaign or cross-government effort.

Ministry of Justice: Assistant Communications Officer

Closing date:

24 Aug



Defra Media Officer Fixed Term Appointment

Closing date:

4 Sep



GCS Diversity Internship - Insight day

Friday 18 August 2017

The Insight day was a fantastic opportunity to discover the breadth of communications related jobs that are available in the Government Communication Service. It really amazed me just how varied communications jobs can be and what you can get involved in.


Friday 4 August 2017

The Government Communication Service is helping pave the way for staff to #GetChartered so there’s no time like the present to sign up. A year on, Laurian describes her journey with plenty of helpful tips for GCS members who are interested in applying.