Build Your Career with St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership (STL Partnership) provides economic development services for St. Louis City and St. Louis County. The Partnership works with economic development partners in the region to attract, retain and grow businesses. STL Partnership provides a broader range of services than most agencies of its kind, boosting innovation and entrepreneurship, attracting and retaining companies, increasing the region’s international reach, and revitalizing municipalities. 

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The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership is invested in our employees’ futures.

One way we demonstrate commitment is by providing a wide range of benefits to support all aspects of health and wellbeing. We offer a great culture and work life balance with a hybrid combination of office/remote work opportunity. Some additional benefits are:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • Spousal Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Child Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • 401(a) and 457(b) Retirement Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Medical and Dependent FSA Plans
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Saving Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Access to on-site gym

Available Opportunities

Director of Strategic Real Estate Redevelopment

Under the supervision of and reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, the Director of Strategic Real Estate Redevelopment is responsible for overseeing the operations of STLPartnership’s Real Estate division. Demonstrates the ability to identify and recommend strategic redevelopment activities in St. Louis County through the various focus areas of STLPartnership. Oversees facility management of any property owned or maintained by STLPartnership or its affiliated entities (such as the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of St. Louis County or the St. Louis County Port Authority). Assists STLPartnership personnel to provide overall supervision of a team of professional real estate, facility Site Administrators, and facility management personnel or consultant. With assistance from STLPartnership leadership, directs complex commercial construction projects. In collaboration with STLPartnership’s Community Investment division, works with government, business, and community leaders to identify problems and develop solutions for community redevelopment. Partners with various outside entities and internal staff to monitor and report on progress regarding all county economic development activities involving real estate. Recommends solutions for community development and real estate challenges facing STLPartnership. Coordinates with other STLPartnership divisions and regional and local organizations. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): contributing to administration, oversight of facility management, strategic planning, redevelopment, program management, real estate management, and budgeting for the Real Estate division.

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Community Outreach Specialist

The Community Outreach Specialist serves as a liaison between public and private entities, municipalities, businesses, nonprofits, community groups, and residents across St. Louis City and County with a focus on the St. Louis Promise Zone. This position will help to further the six Promise Zone goals of economic development, sustainable communities, health, education, workforce, and safety. This job requires some non-traditional hours, as community meetings might be held in the evening or community events may occasionally be held on weekends.

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Grant Writing Specialist

The Grant Writing Specialist is an experienced, technical writer able to directly prepare all aspects of federal (and private) grant applications. Grant applications may cover a wide variety of economic development interests, including but not limited to equity/inclusion, innovation/entrepreneurship, workforce training, small business, advanced manufacturing, immigrant support, international trade/foreign direct investment, industry cluster development strategies, programming, feasibility studies, and construction. Coordinates with other STL Partnership divisions and regional and local organizations. This job requires some non-traditional hours, as grant application deadlines might require evening and weekend time.

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Apply Today

If you are interested in joining a mission-oriented organization dedicated to the growth of the St. Louis region, we encourage you to fill out an application today!

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. The organization considers applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

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