Careers

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership’s mission is to lead in the development and growth of long-term diversified business and employment opportunities by creating innovative solutions that generate increased wealth and enhanced quality of life for the citizens, businesses and institutions of the St. Louis region.

Today, the Economic Development 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, the partnership has become a key facilitator of regional growth for businesses and communities throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

As an employee of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, we are proud to invest in our employees with benefits like: health, vision, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending accounts, dependent care resources, and much more!

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

Available Opportunities


Vice President of Business Lending

Responsible for directing and supervising the operations of the Business Finance department, as well as achieving lending objectives, identifying, directing and aligning with strategic economic development in the St. Louis region.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): administration, public relations, program presentation, strategic planning, program management, loan and risk management, and budgeting.  Develops solutions for economic development and financial lending challenges facing the SLEDP.  Coordinates with other regional and local organizations.

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Business Development Officer

Responsible for supporting the project management needs of the division in all aspects of its operational activities and functional areas including Request For Information (RFI) management, market research, economic development collaboration, proposal formulation and development, and strategic marketing efforts to help attract, expand, and retain St. Louis businesses. This position also interacts with government agencies and officials, other economic development organizations, business leaders, consultants, real estate professionals, and community leaders to retain, expand, and recruit businesses, as well as improve the local business climate.

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Accountant

Responsible for preparation of work papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries based on analysis of general ledger accounts. They will examine a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations and to ascertain that all transactions are properly supported, are in accordance with pertinent policies and procedures, and are classified and recorded according to governmental accounting standards.  In addition, they will be responsible for review and accuracy of cash receipts and disbursements transactions – including payroll.

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Data Analyst Project Manager

Responsible for divisional and company-wide research and reports (including real estate site searches using ESRI, ArcGIS, Implan, CoStar, LOIS, etc.), as well as, preparation of presentations and proposals for legislative research, competitive incentives, market analysis, and eligibility, incentives modeling and basic financial analysis, economic impact analysis, site location suitability analysis, bill tracking, demographic research, etc.

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If interested, please click here to apply to our opening. If you have any questions, please contact Samuel Fredeking by email at [email protected] or by phone at (314) 615-8164.


The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership endeavors to make our website accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Samuel Fredeking by email at [email protected] or by phone at (314) 615-8164.