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Marketing & Communications Manager

Marketing & Communications Manager | Canberra

01 August 2022 |

About us

Founded in 2014, Penten is a multi-award winning global technology leader in cyber solutions for government and defence. Our mission is to deliver new Defence and security technologies for the future fight. We work with exclusive clients to solve the hardest cyber challenges of tomorrow, and support complex transformations in the digital age. We have a rapidly growing team, led by a passionate executive team with extensive expertise in cyber security, ICT, engineering, communications and Defence.

Our Culture

What’s important to us is pretty simple: you, the work we do and who we do it for.  We know that the job you do is only part of who you are, so in the time you spend with us you will feel connected, empowered and enabled.

You’ll find a place where your opinion matters, your contribution is valued, and your uniqueness is celebrated. A workplace that is diverse, equitable and inclusive, representative of various backgrounds, perspectives and skills.

As for the work you will do? It is important, exciting, challenging and consistently ground-breaking, helping to shape a safer future for all of us. You’ll build things that didn’t exist, and you’ll do it at pace, with plenty of space to collectively test, fail and reflect.  And the learning never stops, with formal and informal professional and personal development only ever a conversation away.

Due to the sensitive nature of what we do, a positive security culture is essential, but this doesn’t stop us from having fun. When you join us, you will find a workplace that is energetic, friendly, rewarding, exciting, supportive and only mildly obsessed with cake.

About the role

We are growing and so is our Marketing and Communication capability. Reporting to the General Manager Business Strategy, the Marketing and Communications Manager will work with our business strategy team of account managers and in-house designer to develop and lead the execution of Penten’s marketing and communications strategy and initiatives. You will need to have excellent communication and stakeholder engagement, writing and organisational skills. You must be able work efficiently and independently to manage multiple projects and campaigns to meet tight deadlines, as well as raise the cadence and voice of our audacious vision to create new technologies.


  • Work with our senior leaders and internal partners to develop winning strategies, messaging and content for key pursuits and bids.
  • Develop and implement high quality, multi-channel communications and marketing plans to support business initiatives, projects and campaigns.
  • Drive brand initiatives through the delivery of multi-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Develop and execute organisational wide product / project specific communication and marketing strategies.
  • Create, design and edit communications for internal and external publication across multiple channels.
  • Work collaboratively with our internal business units to create tailored and specialised services to ensure all communication initiatives are aligned to meet stakeholder needs, and support Penten’s strategic priorities.
  • Work closely with our in-house Graphic Designer to develop new content across print, web, digital and social platforms.
  • Monitor and report on media coverage as it relates to Penten.

Who are you?

  • Tertiary qualifications in Communications, Marketing and/or Public Relations.
  • Demonstrated working experience creating and delivering marketing and communications in support of start-up, technology or defence industry.
  • Experience producing and executing targeted marketing and communications strategies, plans, documents and publications delivered across a range of platforms.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and delivering major industry trade exhibits.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Be able to handle multiple projects, priorities and manage competing deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently, and as part of a small team and provide exceptional service to the business.


This role requires the successful candidate to be an Australian citizen with the ability to obtain a government security clearance. Preference may be given to applicants with an active clearance. Successful applicants may be requested to submit a clearance at a higher level.Penten embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Apply Now

Apply now through our website, or for a confidential discussion please call Joshua Bolton, General Manager Business Strategy on 0476 476 000, or Kirsty Spence, People Partner on 0477 684 479 or via email:

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