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)


Latest Civil Service Jobs

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You can access communications vacancies in government agencies and arms-length bodies on the relevant organisation’s website or by signing up for Civil Service Jobs alerts.

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Administrative Assistant

  • No current vacancies.

Administrative Officer

Communications & Engagement Assistant (UKSV)

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary : £24,750
  • Location: Glasgow, York
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 28th May 2024
  • Recruitment code : 353096

Executive Officer

Welsh Language Officer

  • Organisation: The National Lottery Community Fund
  • Salary : £25,019 to £34,288
  • Location: Cardiff, Newtown
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 3rd June 2024
  • Recruitment code : 353810

Communications and Engagement Officer

  • Organisation: The National Lottery Community Fund
  • Salary : £25,019
  • Location: Scotland
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 19th May 2024
  • Recruitment code : 350265

Judicial Appointments Commission – Communications Officer (Ref: 86835)

  • Organisation: Ministry of Justice
  • Salary : £31,169 to £32,760
  • Location: Clive House London, SW1H 9EX
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Friday 17th May 2024
  • Recruitment code : 352343

Higher Executive Officer

Media and PR Manager

  • Organisation: Companies House
  • Salary: £31,349 to £36,928
  • Location: Birmingham, Hastings, Leeds
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Sunday 9th June 2024
  • Reference: 354171

Briefing and Correspondence Manager

  • Organisation: Department for Transport
  • Salary: £32,603
  • Location: Birmingham, Hastings, Leeds
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Sunday 9th June 2024
  • Reference: 352583

Communications Manager

  • Organisation: Food Standards Agency
  • Salary: £32,505
  • Location: We offer great flexible working opportunities, and have offices in Belfast, Cardiff or York. Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not overseas. Travel across the UK will be … see the job advert for full location information
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024
  • Reference: 353840

Internal Communications Adviser

  • Organisation: Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
  • Salary: £32,603
  • Location: Bristol, Nottingham, Swansea
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024
  • Reference: 351291

Press Officer

  • Organisation: Department for Business and Trade
  • Salary: £32,858 to £38,272
  • Location: Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Darlington, Edinburgh, London or Salford
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Thursday 30th May 2024
  • Reference: 351948

Security Engagement Officer. Government Security Group, Cabinet Office

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary: £38,250 to £42,250
  • Location: London
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Wednesday 29th May 2024
  • Reference: 352543

Army – Media & Engagement Officer

  • Organisation: Ministry of Defence (RAF Benson)
  • Salary: £35,290
  • Location: Darlington and London
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Monday 27th May 2024
  • Reference: 350675

Digital Content Editor

  • Organisation: HM Treasury
  • Salary: £31,710 to £42,100
  • Location: Darlington and London
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Monday 27th May 2024
  • Reference: 350423

Campaigns Manager

  • Organisation: Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
  • Salary: £32,603
  • Location: Swansea
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Thursday 23rd May 2024
  • Reference: 346068

Internal Communications Manager (Ref: 86931)

  • Organisation: HM Courts and Tribunals Service
  • Salary: £33,794
  • Location: National
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Wednesday 22th May 2024
  • Reference: 352933

Senior Communications Executive

  • Organisation: Met Office
  • Salary: £33,794
  • Location: Exeter, South West England
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Monday 20th May 2024
  • Reference: 352904

Senior Executive Officer

Senior Events and Engagement Officer

  • Organisation: National Infrastructure Commission
  • Salary:  £38,513 to £45,583
  • Location: Leeds
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024
  • Reference: 348766

Communications Accessibility Lead

  • Organisation: Food Standards Agency
  • Salary:  £39,611
  • Location: We offer great flexible working opportunities, and have offices in Belfast, Cardiff or York. Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not overseas. Travel across the UK will be … see the job advert for full location information
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024
  • Reference: 353739

Senior Digital Communications Officer

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary:  £40,850 to £48,243
  • Location: London (with ability to travel across the UK)
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Friday 31st May 2024
  • Reference: 353080

Senior Campaigns Manager (Ref: 87029)

  • Organisation: Office of the Public Guardian
  • Salary:  £39,868 to £50,039
  • 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: 11:55pm on Tuesday 28th May 2024
  • Reference: 353268

Chief Media Officer

  • Organisation: Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
  • Salary:  £40,808
  • Location: Bristol, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nottingham, Swansea
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Monday 27th May 2024
  • Reference: 352131

Content Designer

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary:  £40,850 to £44,260
  • Location: Bristol, South West England, BS2 0PS : Glasgow, Scotland, G2 8HS : Manchester, North West England, M2 3AA : Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England, NE98 1ZZ : York, Yorkshire and the Humber, YO1 7PX
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Sunday 26th May 2024
  • Reference: 350607

Senior Communications Manager

  • Organisation: Forestry Commission – Forest Research
  • Salary: £45,260 to £49,062
  • Location: London
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Sunday 26th May 2024
  • Reference: 351316

Communications and Engagement Manager

  • Organisation: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Salary: £39,439 to £47,039
  • Location: Please note, the post holder will be expected to work in their nearest DEFRA office for 60% of their working time.
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Monday 20th May 2024
  • Reference: 345370

Strategic and Internal Communications Manager – UK Covid-19 Inquiry

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary: £40,850 to £48,243
  • Location: Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, York
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Sunday, 19th May 2024
  • Reference: 352426

HMRC – Communications and Engagement Manager

  • Organisation: HM Revenue and Customs
  • Salary: £42,618 to £45,831
  • Location: Leeds, London
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Friday 17th May 2024
  • Reference: 351112

Communication Manager (Campaigns)

  • Organisation: Serious Fraud Office
  • Salary: £37,514 to £42,647
  • Location: The role will initially be based at our offices at 2-4 Cockspur Street, London, SW1Y 5BS, in central London, however please note that we are due to move to 10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 4PU … see the job advert for full location information
  • Closes: 11:55pm on Friday 17th May 2024
  • Reference: 352211


Grade 7

External Engagement Lead

  • Organisation: Building Digital UK (BDUK)
  • Salary: £52,320 TO £62,495
  • Location: Belfast, Cardiff, Darlington, Edinburgh, London, Manchester
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Saturday 8th June 2024
  • Reference: 353912

Head of External Affairs and Industry Engagement – Border Force

  • Organisation: Home Office
  • Salary: £61,000 to £67,100
  • Location: Croydon, Westminster
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Wednesday 5th June 2024
  • Reference: 353458

Head of Insight and Evaluation (Ref: 86031)

  • Organisation: Ministry of Justice
  • Salary: £54,358 to £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 Tuesday 4th June 2024
  • Reference: 352874

Management Information (MI) Change Lead

  • Organisation: Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Salary: £57,000 to £67,100
  • Location: Croydon Estate; Liverpool – The Capital; Sheffield – Vulcan House
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Tuesday 28th May 2024
  • Reference: 351647

Head of Strategic Communications and Stakeholder Engagement (maternity cover)

  • Organisation: Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Salary: £53,499
  • Location: Cardiff, Wales, CF14 3UZ : Glasgow, Scotland, G2 7DA : Manchester, North West England, M4 3AQ : City of Westminster, London (region), SW1H 0TL
  • Closes: 11:55 pm on Sunday 19th May 2024
  • Reference: 351514

Grade 6

Head of Internal Engagement

  • Organisation: National Crime Agency
  • Salary : £75,092
  • Location: London* and Warrington – *For London based roles your contractual place of work will be Stratford. However, as that site will not be operational until early 2025 in the interim period you will be required … see the job advert for full location information
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024
  • Recruitment code : 351663

Head of Internal Communications – £70,011 p.a. + benefits

  • Organisation: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
  • Salary : £70,011
  • Location: London
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 27th May 2024
  • Recruitment code : 353327

Deputy Head of News

  • Organisation: Home Office
  • Salary : £73,200 to £80,520
  • Location: London – 2 Marsham Street (2MS)
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 26th May 2024
  • Recruitment code : 352573


SCS Pay Band 1

No current vacancies.


SCS Pay Band 2

Director Communications (Infected Blood Compensation Authority) – EOI (6-9 months initially)

  • Organisation: Cabinet Office
  • Salary : £97,000
  • Location: These roles will be Newcastle-based, with the possibility of flexible working arrangements for exceptional candidates being open to discussion
  • Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 26th May 2024
  • Recruitment code : 352977

SCS Pay Band 3

No current vacancies.


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