Gates Defense Systems is a purpose driven small business with a focus on national security solutions and subject matter expertise. Our core programs provide open-source intelligence solutions, situational awareness software, and research & development. GDS is committed to offering only the highest tiered solutions, combining cutting edge technology with sector leading subject matter expertise. As our business expands, so does the need for our communications to the market. We are currently searching for an individual who can join our team to refresh our marketing outreach and operations by managing social media, events, and client communications.


  • Apply creative thinking toward shaping a communications strategy, by understanding the served markets, targeted clients, competitive landscape, and best medium to reach intended audience
  • Undergo some internal training on systems, products, markets, as well as current & prospective clients
  • Weekly updates on campaign activities
  • Development of marketing materials in the for of videos, images, digital marketing slicks
  • Create a content and communications repository 


  • Flexible hours and work locations
  • Optional paid travel to support events and meet partners/clients
  • Potential to join GDS as a paid contractor or employee following successful
    completion of internship
  • Immersion in our Open Source Intelligence training, accredited by ASIS
  • Weekly engagement with industry subject matter experts in the national
    defense sector
  • Develop professional skill sets and awareness of the current defense market,
    technologies, and current challenges.


  • Enrolled in or recent graduate of an accredited US University
  • Undergraduate focus areas: Marketing & Communications, National Security,
    Policy, or Business.
  • US Citizen
  • Able to start in January

Location: Tampa Bay Area (Remote Options)

Applicants please send CV to