GCS career framework published

Wednesday 27 November 2019

The GCS career framework, published this week, is for everyone working in or interested in a career in government communication. The framework is an essential guide to help you develop your career, improve your skills, raise professional standards and deliver outstanding campaigns.

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GCS Internship 2020 – apply now

Monday 25 November 2019

Apply for a paid summer internship with the Government Communication Service (GCS). You’ll gain hands on experience and formal training in public service communications.

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GCS Apprenticeship and Internship 2020

Tuesday 19 November 2019

GCS are now accepting applications from departments, agencies and ALBs to host a GCS intern or apprenticeship for the programmes starting in 2020.

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Congratulations to Public Service Communications Excellence Award winners

Wednesday 6 November 2019

The Communications Excellence Awards recognised communications professionals across central and local government for outstanding campaigns.

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Modern Communications Operating Model (MCOM 2.0) published

Tuesday 5 November 2019

Government Communication Service (GCS) update to the Modern Communications Operating Model, MCOM 2.0. The new model provides a blueprint for government communication.

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Shortlist announced Communications Excellence Awards

Friday 25 October 2019

We are very pleased to announce the shortlist for this year’s Public Service Communications Excellence awards. Congratulations to the shortlisted entries and a huge thank you to everyone who entered this year’s awards. 

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Congratulations to the Ministry of Defence for winning Campaign of the Month

Monday 23 September 2019

The Ministry of Defence’s D-Day 75 campaign has won August’s GCS Campaign of the Month competition. This campaign marked the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, placing Veterans at the heart of the campaign.

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Book now for GCS Accelerate Essential training courses

Monday 19 August 2019

GCS Accelerate, the digital and culture transformation programme at the forefront of making digital integral to the work of government communicators, launches close to 500 places for GCS members.

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Government Communications Functional Standard published

Friday 9 August 2019

Government Communications Function standard published by GCS. The new standard underpinned by extensive GCS guidance and resources sets the expectations for the management and practice of government communications.

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Welsh language guidance published

Monday 5 August 2019

The UK Government in Wales has developed guidance with input from the Welsh Language Commissioner’s office to provide you with general advice when planning and delivering bilingual communications activity aimed at Welsh speakers.

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