Welcome to the Government Communication Service

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

Women in Communications Conference

London, 14 September

This event will explore how women are supported to succeed in Government Communications and how the challenges of achieving a positive work life balance with career aspirations are managed (or not) by communications leaders and teams.

Aspire Course: Introduction to External Affairs

London, 20 August

This workshop if for IO – G7 colleagues who are either new to a stakeholder engagement role or need to improve their understanding of this area. It will give you confidence in all stages of stakeholder engagement, showing the science behind the art of effective stakeholder engagement and offering tips on how best to identify, engage and work in partnership with key stakeholders.

Aspire Course: Modern Media Operations: A Guide

London, 17 August

This course will provide an overview for our new Modern Media Operation Guide showcasing best practice. It will cover the important role for media relations in government communications; the particular pressures government media relations officers face, the need to build relationships, and how journalists work and what they’re looking for.

Office for National Statistics: Media Relations Officer

Closing date:

19 Aug


Newport, Surrey

Cabinet Office: Head of Strategic Communications

Closing date:

13 Aug



The GCS Internship Induction Day

Tuesday 24 July 2018

The GCS Internship Induction day took place on 17 July. Five interns give their impressions of the event.

Ramadan communications: Closing the generational gap

Tuesday 12 June 2018

Edwin Samuel, the Government's Regional Arabic Media Spokesperson in Dubai, explains how Ramadan can help the Government communicate with millennials in the Arabic world

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