Government communication jobs

Working in government communications offers you the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives.

You will work on some of the biggest issues of the day, from changing behaviours at scale to keeping the public informed in a crisis. Communication specialists are the experts behind the headlines in government departments, agencies and arms-length bodies across all regions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Jobs for GCS members (and expressions of interest)

A number of roles within GCS are available from departments and organisations through expressions of interest (EOIs) and other resourcing options, such as loans, secondment, and shadowing opportunities.

GCS jobs (member-only)


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Administrative Assistant

Campaign Executive

  • Organisation: The National Lottery Community Fund
  • Salary : £22,728 to £26,000
  • Location: London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 18th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 337824

Administrative Officer

Year in Industry (Digital Attraction)- Communications/Public Relations or Equivalent Degree One Year Work Placement

  • Organisation: Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
  • Salary : £23,847
  • Location: Swansea
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 25th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 337382

Communications Support Officer (Ref: 84151)

  • Organisation: Office of the Secretary of State of Wales
  • Salary : £22,940
  • Location: LAA William Morgan House FLR11, CF10 1EP
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 22nd February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339852

Campaign Executive

  • Organisation: The National Lottery Community Fund
  • Salary : £22,728 to £26,000
  • Location: London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 18th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 337824

Executive Officer

Content Writer (Local Land Charges Programme)

  • Organisation: HM Land Registry
  • Salary : £29,484 (Croydon £33,259)
  • Location: Birkenhead, North West England, CH41 6DU : Croydon, London (region), CR0 2AQ : Coventry, West Midlands (England), CV1 3BH : Durham, North East England, DH1 5TR : Weymouth, South West England, DT4 9TT : Gloucester, South West England, GL1 1DQ : Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire and the Humber, HU2 8JN : Leicester, East Midlands (England), LE3 5DR : Nottingham, East Midlands (England), NG2 1AW : Peterborough, East of England, PE1 1QF : Plymouth, South West England, PL6 5WS : Warton, North West England, PR4 1TE : Swansea, Wales, SA7 9FQ : Telford, West Midlands (England), TF3 4LR
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 21th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339694

Communications Officer

  • Organisation: Office for National Statistics
  • Salary : £25,954
  • Location: We operate a flexible hybrid working model across the UK, with colleagues linked to one of our core locations in Darlington, Newport or Titchfield (Fareham) and working between office and remote throughout the week.
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 20th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 336544

Media Officer (Apprenticeship)

  • Organisation: Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
  • Salary : £23,000 to £27,170 (National: £23,000/ London:£27,170)
  • Location: London and Manchester Office with an element of working from home.
  • Closes : 11:45 pm on Monday 19th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 337281

Correspondence and Parliamentary Affairs Officer

  • Organisation: Department for Energy Security & Net Zero
  • Salary : £25,310 – £27,515
  • Location: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, Darlington, Edinburgh, Salford
  • Closes : 11:45 pm on Sunday 18th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339364

Communications and Engagement Officer

  • Organisation: The National Lottery Community Fund
  • Salary : £25,019 – £27,500
  • Location: Wales
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 14th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 338751

Higher Executive Officer

Ocean Country Partnership Programme Communications Lead

  • Organisation: Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  • Salary : £31,825 to £34,285
  • Location: The vacancy will be based at Cefas’ main location in Lowestoft or Weymouth
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 4th March 2024
  • Recruitment code : 340096

Communications Insight Manager (Ref: 84351)

  • Organisation: Ministry of Justice
  • Salary : £32,827 to £40,403
  • Location: East Midlands (England), East of England, London (region), North East England, North West England, Scotland, South East England, South West England, Wales, West Midlands (England), Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 28th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 340539

External Communication Manager

  • Organisation: Office for National Statistics
  • Salary : £32,452
  • Location: We operate a flexible hybrid working model across the UK, with colleagues linked to one of our core locations in Darlington, Newport or Titchfield (Fareham) and working between office and remote throughout … see the job advert for full location information
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 27th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 336503

Internal Communications Content Manager

  • Organisation: Office for National Statistics
  • Salary : £32,452
  • Location: We operate a flexible hybrid working model across the UK, with colleagues linked to one of our core locations in Darlington, Newport or Titchfield (Fareham) and working between office and remote throughout … see the job advert for full location information
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 27th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 340410

Digital Content Designer

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary : £38,250
  • Location: London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 26th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 340496

Communications Manager, Internal or External (Ref: 84395)

  • Organisation: HM Courts and Tribunals Service
  • Salary : £32,827 to £40,403 (National: £32,827- £35,678) (London: £37,174- £40,403)
  • Location: East Midlands (England), East of England, London (region), North East England, North West England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South East England, South West England, Wales, West Midlands (England), Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 26th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 340835

Communications and Engagement Manager

  • Organisation: The National Lottery Community Fund
  • Salary : £32,524 to £33,50
  • Location: Cardiff, Newtown
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 25th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 337788

Corporate Communications Adviser (Ref: 83991)

  • Organisation: Ministry of Justice
  • Salary : £32,827 to £40,403 (National: £32,827 – £35,678) (London: £37,174- £40,403)
  • Location: East Midlands (England), East of England, London (region), North East England, North West England, Scotland, South East England, South West England, Wales, West Midlands (England), Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Friday 23rd February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 338869

Internal Communications Content Manager

  • Organisation: Office for National Statistics
  • Salary : £32,454
  • Location: We operate a flexible hybrid working model across the UK, with colleagues linked to one of our core locations in Darlington, Newport or Titchfield (Fareham) and working between office and remote throughout … see the job advert for full location information
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 22nd February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 336536

NCSC Campaigns Manager

  • Organisation: GCHQ
  • Salary : £41,935
  • Location: Cheltenham, London, Manchester
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 20th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 337586

UK Covid-19 Inquiry- Creative Communications and Engagement Officer

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary : £35,400 to £42,250
  • Location: Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, York
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday, 19th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339362

UK Covid-19 Inquiry- Every Story Matters Analyst EOI (TDA Available)

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary : £35,400 to £42,250
  • Location: Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, York
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday, 15th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339503

Judicial Appointments Commission- Communications Manager (Ref: 83989)

  • Organisation: Ministry of Justice
  • Salary : £37,174 to £40,403
  • Location: Clive House, London SW1H 9EX
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday, 14th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 338829

Graphic Designer

  • Organisation: HM Revenue and Customs
  • Salary : £35,092 to £37,725
  • Location: Liverpool, Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 14th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 337498

Senior Executive Officer

Regional Strategic Communications Officer- Indo Pacific, Canberra

  • Organisation: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
  • Salary : £42,000 to £48,000
  • Location: Canberra
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 25th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339448

Senior Internal Communications Manager

  • Organisation: Office for National Statistics
  • Salary : £39,394
  • Location: We operate a flexible hybrid working model across the UK, with colleagues linked to one of our core locations in Darlington, Newport or Titchfield (Fareham) and working between office and remote throughout the week.
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 22nd February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 336651

Senior Campaign Manager

  • Organisation: Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
  • Salary : £40,808
  • Location: Bristol, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nottingham, Swansea
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 21st February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 337780

Senior Campaigns Manager

  • Organisation: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
  • Salary : £42,000 to £48,000
  • Location: London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 20th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339969

Senior Corporate Communications and Events Manager- Cabinet Office Communications

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary : £44,500 to £48,233
  • Location: London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 20th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 338333

Communications and Stakeholder Manager

  • Organisation: Home Office
  • Salary : £45,600 to £48,792
  • Location: Clive House, London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 19th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 336456

No10 Senior Planning and Strategic Communications Officer

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary : £44,500 to £48,243
  • Location: City of Westminster, London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 18th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339397

Expression of Interest- Communications Lead

  • Organisation: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Salary : £39,439 to £47,039
  • Location: Bristol, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Reading, Warrington, York
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 14th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 338158

Grade 7

Lead Content Designer x2

  • Organisation: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
  • Salary : £53,000 to £62,000
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 20th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339980

Senior External Communications Manager

  • Organisation: Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority
  • Salary : £43,500
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 19th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339758

Head of External Communications at the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) (Ref: 83909)

  • Organisation: Legal Aid Agency
  • Salary : £54,358 to £66,670 (National: £54,358 – £61,585) (London: £58,847 – £66,670)
  • Location: East Midlands (England), East of England, London (region), North East England, North West England, Scotland, South East England, South West England, Wales, West Midlands (England), Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Friday 16th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 338910

Deputy Head of Communications and Engagement

  • Organisation: HM Treasury
  • Salary : £52,960 to £59,190
  • Location: Darlington (Feethams House)
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 14th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 338472

Grade 6

Communications Lead (Synergy Programme)

  • Organisation: Department for Work and Pensions
  • Salary : £69,869 to £77,740
  • Location: Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 20th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 336748

Head of News and Social Media ( EPD Band 1/ Grade 6)

  • Organisation: Health and Safety Executive
  • Salary : £67,697 to £74,315
  • Location: Aberdeen, Ashford (Kent), Basingstoke, Bedford, Birmingham, Bootle, Bristol, Buxton, Cardiff, Carlisle, Carmarthen, Chelmsford, Crewe, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norwich, … see the job advert for full location information
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 19th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 334584

Head of Stakeholder Engagement

  • Organisation: OFGEM
  • Salary : £56,000 to £82,820
  • Location: Cardiff, Glasgow, London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 19th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 338983

SCS Pay Band 1

Head of Stakeholder Engagement- Synergy

  • Organisation: Department for Work and Pensions
  • Salary : £75,000
  • Location: Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Sheffield
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 26th February 2024
  • Recruitment code : 339502

SCS Pay Band 2

No current vacancies


SCS Pay Band 3

No current vacancies