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

Webinar: Introduction to Strategic Communications

23 April

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to design and implement strategic communication campaigns.

Webinar: Introduction to External Affairs

16 April

This webinar will give you confidence in all stages of stakeholder engagement. It will outline tools and techniques for assessing and prioritising stakeholders before making an initial approach, establishing and sustaining effective partnerships, and evaluating results.

Webinar: COM-B: Using Behavioural Science to Communicate Strategically

7 April

The webinar will cover an introduction to COM-B and how it can be used to improve your campaigns as well as talk about trust as one of the concepts that is of huge relevance to government communications at the moment.

Department for Work and Pensions: Press Officer (IO)

Closing date:

Sunday 19th April

Location:

London

Cabinet Office: Head of Research & Evaluation (Grade 7)

Closing date:

Sunday 26th April

Location:

London

Ministry of Defence: Head of External Communications (SCS)

Closing date:

Sunday 5th April

Location:

London

Virtual mentoring, real support

Tuesday 24 March 2020

If you’re new to our programme, it brings together communication specialists in a mentoring partnership. Mentors are able to guide their mentees through a series of informal one-to-one discussions. 

Helping new government communicators settle into their roles

Tuesday 24 March 2020

We have launched the GCS welcome pack to help new joiners across the civil service settle into their roles during this difficult time.