Careers

At Pendennis we believe that our people and our history make us what we are today - an award winning international group building and refitting the world’s finest superyachts.

Pendennis is a growing and vibrant company offering excellent benefits and employment conditions ranging from flexible working, Health & Wellbeing classes, onsite gym, pension, social events and much more. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff. We also offer competitive rates of pay with emphasis on reward for productivity.

Over the past few years we have received multiple accolades including 'Large Employer of the Year' at the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards and the 'Training and Development Award' from British Marine. For the past three consecutive years we have also been awarded the Gold Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Workplace Health Award.

We are always looking for experienced, high quality staff with an exceptional work ethic to join our dynamic team. If you are interested in a career with Pendennis, please submit your speculative CV and covering letter through the online submission form below.

Surface Finishing Apprentices 2021

We are delighted to invite applications to our award-winning apprenticeship scheme due to commence in September 2021.

This four-year programme leading to a specialism in Marine Surface Finishing will cover all aspects including exterior to interior finishing, health & safety as well as product awareness and paint technology.

To be eligible you should:
• be aged between 16 – 20 years of age on 1st September 2021.
• have GCSE level 4 ( Grade C) or above in Maths and English.
• be practically minded and a self-starter.
• have a desire to succeed in an exciting and stimulating environment.

Visit our apprenticeship webpage to download an application pack.

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Experienced skilled tradespeople

Due to a strong forward order book we are pleased to be recruiting for Mechanical & Hydraulic fitters, Plumbers, Outfitters, Joiners, Fabricators, Electrical/Electronics Technicians and Draughtspeople as well as Project Managers and Project Engineers to join our growing team here in Falmouth. This year we have arranged a virtual tour of the shipyard to offer prospective employees the chance to learn more about Pendennis.

To register your interest for this opportunity please submit your CV and covering letter to personnel@pendennis.com.

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Marketing Assistant

Operating in the international superyacht market, Falmouth based Pendennis Shipyard has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join their busy Sales & Marketing department. This varied role within the team, based in Falmouth, would include elements of the following for each of the companies in the Pendennis group, both in the UK and overseas:

• Writing copy for press releases, articles, social media and corporate mailings as well as tracking media coverage received locally, nationally, internationally and on social media.
• Assisting with external communications to local and international journalists.
• Working closely with the HR department to deliver internal communications and events successfully.
• Creating and updating content for the company website and social media platforms.
• Organising photo and video shoots both locally and internationally.
• Design of internal and local promotional items including advertisements and presentations.
• Supporting the team to develop literature, adverts, presentations and campaigns via our external design agency.
• Administrative assistance for visiting yacht crews.
• Collating information for applications for international superyacht and business awards.
• Logistical and administrative support for international, local and internal events.
• The opportunity to attend a number of these events as a valued member of the team.

Essential skills

• A degree and/or 1-2 years’ experience within marketing and communications.
• Strong organisational skills and ability to multi task, manage time effectively and remain flexible to change.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, grasp of grammar and punctuation and keen attention to detail.
• Positive “can do” attitude and the ability to work well within a team.

Desirable skills

• Working knowledge of the Adobe design package – including InDesign and Photoshop.
• An interest in luxury and yachting sectors.

If you would like to be considered for this role please post your CV and covering letter to: Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR,  email personnel@pendennis.com or apply using the online form below.

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Online Application Form

If you would like to be considered for current vacancies please post your CV and covering letter to: Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR, email personnel@pendennis.com or complete the online form below (for further information about our data collection policies please view our ‘Legals’ page).
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