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. Contact: gcsrecruitment@cabinetoffice.gov.uk.

GCS jobs (member-only)


Latest Civil Service Jobs

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Administrative Assistant

No current vacancies


Administrative Officer

RAF Central Training School HQ Coord
Ministry of Defence
RAF Halton, Aylesbury,

Salary : £21,169
Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 31st January 2023
Reference : 252659


Executive Officer

CMA1736 Assistant Digital Officer
Competition & Markets Authority
London (Canary Wharf), Edinburgh, Cardiff, Manchester
Salary : £26,350 – £29,196 London salary £27200 – £30365

Closes : 11:55 pm on  Friday 9th December 2022
Reference : 223069

Business Support Officer
Ministry of Justice
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
Salary : £25,827 – £31,200
Closes : 11:55 pm on  Monday 19th December 2022
Reference : 255430

Communications Officer
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
North East England, North West England, Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary : £25,915 – £27,116
Closes : 11:55 pm on  Sunday 11th December 2022
Reference : 248127

Graphic Designer – Army
Ministry of Defence
Aldershot, GU11 2DU. We are passionate about Smarter Working and believe that a combination of flexible working practices, digital technology and modern workspaces will give you the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work-life balance, while ensuing you deliver your outcomes optimally and efficiently – we expect you to know where to be to have the most impact, balancing your individual needs with that of your team and the organisation.
Salary : £26,350
Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 12th December 2022
Reference : 252976

Delivery Group – Private Office – Ministerial Visits and Events Officer
Home Office
London – 2 Marsham Street (2MS)
Salary : £29,750 – £31,950
Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 12th December 2022
Reference : 251242

Marketing Executive
Ministry of Defence
Northwood
Salary :£27,200
Closes : 11:55 pm on  Monday 12th December 2022
Reference :237205

PJHQ J9 Media Coordinator
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
London, London (region), TW9 3AE
Salary : £26,500
Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 11th December 2022
Reference :253439

Public Liaison Officer
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
London – This role can be based from Bristol, Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Nottingham where your presence at this location will form part of the working arrangements agreed with you. We operate a hybrid working model that allows you to work between home and office locations, giving you greater flexibility about where and when you work. You will be required to work 40% of your working week in the office.
Salary : £26,780
Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 11th December 2022
Reference : 250860

Army – Defence Children Services (DCS) Digital Communications Officer

Ministry of Defence

Trenchard Lines, Upavon, Pewsey, SN9 6BE

£26,350

Closes: 11:55 pm on Thursday 8th December 2022

Reference : 221490


Higher Executive Office

Apprentice support coordinator
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury – SP4 0JQ
Salary £20,639 – £29,228 Salary is dependent on experience and skills. Dstl Level 4: £25,052 – £29,228

Closes : 11:55 pm on  Monday 12th December 2022

Reference : 251402

Business Development Advisor (Woodland Creation)
Forestry Commission
East Midlands (England), East of England, London (region), North East England, South East England, Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary : £35,870 – £38,842
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 14th December 2022

Reference : 248837

Communications Officer – COMM1807
Crown Prosecution Service
The temporary post can be based in any National CPS location; however, the team is based at our CPS London HQ office and therefore regular travel will be required. The permanent post will be based at London
Salary :£31,180 – £33,810 (National) – £32,660- £35,550 + £3,150 RRA (London)
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 7th December 2022

Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Officer
Active Travel England
York
Salary :£31,349
Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 18th December 2022

Digital and Website Manager
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
City of Westminster, London (region), SW1P 3BD
Salary :£31,250 – £37,100
Closes : 11:55 pm on Friday 16th December 2022

Reference : 255036

Ministerial Digital Officer
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
London
Salary :£34,410 – £37,260
Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 15th December 2022

Communications Officer (News)
Ministry of Defence
MOD Main Building (London)
Salary :£34,000 – £37,921
Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 12th December 2022

Performance Analyst, Engagement
Care Quality Commission
East Midlands (England), East of England, London (region), North East England, North West England, South East England, South West England, West Midlands (England), Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary : Grade C: £30,022 (National Framework) or £35,040 (London Framework – if you are London office based or homebased and live within the boundary of the M25) – There is also an additional homeworking allowance of £514 per annum for those working from home.
Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 15th December 2022
Reference : 252119

Stakeholder Engagement and External Affairs Manager
UK Export Finance
Westminster, London
Salary : £34,000 – £40,000
Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 19th December 2022
Reference : 251998

Events and Communications Manager
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
City of Westminster, London (region), SW1P 3BD
Salary : £31,250 – £37,100
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 7th December 2022
Reference : 253288

Defence Support Communications Officer
Ministry of Defence
London Main Building (SW1A 2HB), Bristol Abbey Wood (BS34 8JH)
Salary : Bristol £33,000 to £36,463 / London £34,000 to £37,921
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 7th December 2022
Reference : 248778

Performance Analyst, Engagement
Care Quality Commission
East Midlands (England), East of England, London (region), North East England, North West England, South East England, South West England, West Midlands (England), Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary : £30,022
Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 15th December 2022
Reference : 252119

Stakeholder Engagement and External Affairs Manager
UK Export Finance
Westminster, London
Salary : £34,000 – £40,000
Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 19th December 2022
Reference : 251998

Content Producer / Videographer
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
London
Salary : £33,827 – £36,606
Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 8th December 2022
Reference : 251989

Direct marketing manager, Get Into Teaching marketing team

Department for Education
Manchester, North West England, M1 2WD : Nottingham, East Midlands (England), NG2 1 : City of Westminster, London (region), SW1P 3BT
Salary : £33,952 London minimum £37,872

Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 6th December 2022
Reference : 253074

Commercial Communications Officer
Ministry of Defence
Bristol, London
Salary : £33,000
Closes : 11:55 pm on  Wednesday 7th December 2022
Reference : 223730

Press Officers – Defra Group
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Bristol, London, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, York
Salary : National: £30,317 – £32,803, London: £33,827 – £36,606. Additional out-of-hours payments. For details of our pay on appointment policy, please see below under the heading ‘Salary’.
Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 11th December 2022
Reference : 249739

Multimedia Video Officer
UK Health Security Agency
City of Westminster, London (region), SW1P 3JR
Salary : £32,978 – £39,691
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 7th December 2022
Reference : 253312

Senior Strategic Comms Engagement Officer
National Crime Agency
Birmingham, Bristol, *London, Warrington – *Under the NCA Estates Strategy, the London office is part of a planned relocation to another, yet unconfirmed, London/South East location. Relocation is expected to take place in 2025. If you are successful for a London role, please be aware that your post will be relocated. All employees will be reimbursed travel costs associated with changes in location in line with NCA organisational policies.
Salary : £36,742 Roles based in London will receive an additional London Weighting of £3,424.

Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 12th December 2022
Reference : 249262

Communication and Engagement Lead

HM Treasury

The post can be based in London (1 Horse Guards Road) or Darlington (Feethams House)
Salary : £29,970 – £38,500

Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 15th December 2022
Reference :253225


Senior Executive Officer (SEO)

Senior Videographer
Office for National Statistics
We operate a hybrid working model and fully support flexibility with colleagues already based across the UK working from home and linked to one of our core locations in Newport, Darlington or Titchfield (Fareham).

For this role you will be linked to one of the core locations, the frequency of attendance at our offices is agreed with you as relevant to your role.

Salary : £37,688
Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 13th December 2022
Reference : 252256

Defence Attache and Loan Service Corporate Policy – Communications and Information Systems Provision
Ministry of Defence
London
Salary :£41,500 – £46,204
Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 13th December 2022
Reference :254197

Senior Digital Communications Analyst
HM Revenue and Customs
National
Salary :£41,782 – £48,566
Closes : 11:55 pm on Tuesday 13th December 2022
Reference : 252660

UI Designer
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
London, London (region), TW9 3AE
Salary :£38,200 – £45,404
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 7th December 2022
Reference : 252656

Senior Communications Officer
Ministry of Justice
This position is based at London CTS Royal Courts of Justice, WC2A 2LL
Salary : £43,647 – £48,067
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 7th December 2022
Reference : 252395

Regional Senior Prison Resourcing Internal Communications Manager
Ministry of Justice
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
Salary :

£37,683 – £48,067 – The national salary range is £37,683 – £41,506, London salary range is £43,647 – £48,067. Your salary will be dependent on your base location

Closes : 11:55 pm on Monday 12th December 2022
Reference : 250625

Communications Manager
Active Travel England
York
Salary : £39,428
Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 18th December 2022
Reference : 238392

Senior Ministerial Engagement Officer
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Salary : £41,055 – £45,565 Successful applicants will be eligible to a communications allowance of £5,050 per annum.

Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 7th December 2022
Reference : 253372

Senior Social Media Officer
UK Health Security Agency
Salary : £40,876 – £45,998

City of Westminster, London (region), SW1P 3JR

Closes : 11:55 pm on Sunday 11th December 2022
Reference : 253917


Grade 7

FCAS Communications Lead
Ministry of Defence
London

£55,550 – £62,138
Closes : 11:55 pm on Friday 16th December 2022
Reference : 254326

HMCTS Head of Communications Channels(Ref: 67626)
HM Courts and Tribunals Service
Salary : £51,767 – £64,135

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 9th December 2022
Reference : 253898

Risk, Communications and Community Engagement Specialist
UK Health Security Agency
Salary : £53,369 – £62,286
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 14th December 2022
Reference : 249233

Deputy Head of Digital: Channels, Communities and Engagement
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

City of Westminster, London (region), SW1A 2BQ
Salary : £52,764 – £59,371 + £6000 specialist allowance

Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 14th December 2022
Reference : 249233

Private Secretary and Head of Private Office, HQ Private Office
Crown Prosecution Service
Salary : £55,850 – £66,000

£55,850 – £66,000 + £3,150 RRA (London)

Closes : 11:55 pm on  Tuesday 6th December 2022
Reference :252320

This position is based at 102 Petty France (MOJ) London, SW1H 9AJ


Grade 6

Deputy Head of News (Ref: 67421)
Ministry of Justice
These positions are based at 102 Petty France (MoJ) London, SW1H 9AJ
Salary : £66,698 – £76,760
Closes : 11:55 pm on Wednesday 21st December 2022

Reference : 252819

Head of News
UK Export Finance
Westminster, London
Salary : £70,000 – £86,000
Closes : 11:55 pm on Thursday 15th December 2022

Reference :253967


SCS Pay Band 1

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SCS Pay Band 3

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