Our transport system connects every single person that lives in the United Kingdom. The communications that we share with the public can have a big impact on how people go about their daily lives.

Joining DfT’s Communications profession gives you the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting and important projects facing the Department today. You’ll be joining an organisation where your choice of words, imagery and strategy to communicate to your audience will have a genuine impact.

Our Communications teams use their talent to help maintain and build the reputation of the Department for Transport and its executive agencies. We help to deliver important information, both to our staff internally and to the public that impact on people’s lives. We use cutting-edge social media campaigns and marketing strategies to get our message out, while carefully considering the platforms we use to ensure we’re speak the UK diverse audience.

We want to attract people who can bring new and innovative ideas to the DfT that will help us to capture people’s attention and imagination.

What you could be doing

Each of the Communications teams within the Department for Transport Group offers a different experience, but each team has a critical role to play in helping the Department achieve its goals.

Some of the Communications roles that are available in the Department include:

  • Digital communications
  • Content and social media management
  • Recruitment attraction
  • External communications
  • Internal communications
  • Creative designers

Does the Communications Profession sound like the opportunity you have been waiting for? Visit Working for the Department for Transport to see what vacancies we currently have available. We look forward to welcoming you on board.

What our Communications professionals say about working for DfT

Grant Springford, Internal Communications employee at DfTc

Grant Springford, Internal Communications, DfTc

“I’ve worked in a number of Government Departments in my career but DfT is, without a doubt, the best place I’ve worked…”

DVLA, Communications, David Jenkins.

David Jenkins, Media Relations Manager, DVLA

“The press office team sits at the heart of DVLA. Whether we’re dealing with queries from national newspapers, providing…”

Julian Price, Senior Comms Manager, VCA

“I lead a team responsible for the internal and external communications at the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA)…”