The Government Communication Service GCS is the professional body for UK government communications professionals working in central government departments and arm's length bodies.

As a member of GCS you will have access to training, networks and career opportunities helping you improve the service you provide and your future career prospects.

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Members

Registration as a GCS member is open to communications professionals working in UK government departments, agencies and arm's length bodies:

  • Employed in the central communications team of the organisation
  • Employed in a specialist communications role embedded within a policy or delivery team.

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Affiliates

GCS Affiliate membership is for public service communications professionals outside of UK central government departments and arm's length bodies. Affiliate membership is also open to those not currently employed in government communications but who wish to know more about GCS.

As an affiliate member of GCS you will have access to networks, GCS standards, tools and guidance helping you improve the service you provide and your future career prospects.

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