Careers

Build Your Career with St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

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.

The St. Louis 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 St. Louis Economic Development Partnership has become a key facilitator of regional growth for businesses and communities throughout the St. Louis region.

Careers at St Louis Economic Development Partnership
Careers at St Louis Economic Development Partnership

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. Some benefits offered 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

Available Opportunities


Business Development Officer – Limited Duration Role (12-14 Months)

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded funds to The St. Louis Local Development Company (SLDC) to make business loans to businesses located in the City of St. Louis. SLDC is seeking a Business Development Officer (BDO) to assist with marketing and distributing this loan program on a temporary, full-time basis. The position is expected to end on July 1, 2022, at which time other positions may be available within SLDC or the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership (SLEDP), the economic development organization serving St. Louis City and County. Learn more here ›

Site Administrator – Part-Time

Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the facility (SLEDP Business Incubators).  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): conducting facility tours, marketing programs and services to potential clients, lease preparation, client relations, routine administrative and support services for clients, monthly invoice processing and recordkeeping activities, procurement, and budgeting.  Coordinates the duties, tasks, and activities of the Building Maintenance Worker and of various outside contractors and service-providers. Learn more here>

Credit Analyst

The Credit Analyst is responsible for credit analysis and preparing credit approval packages for commercial lending activities, including various government funded loans, for the Loan Officers; analyzing and investigating corporate financial statements, tax returns, and other documentation to tell a financial story; supporting all aspects of loan origination, processing, closing, and ongoing servicing activities involved in community economic development lending programs. Learn more here>

Public Relations and Marketing Specialist

Responsibilities include public relations, social media, marketing, and communications. This individual must be an exceptional writer, communicator, and storyteller and possess a strong working knowledge of new media. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the fast-paced world of economic development, shaping the way key audiences view St. Louis. Learn more here>

Administrative Assistant

Responsible for performing professional level administrative and miscellaneous work within the Business Development and Finance divisions.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): providing administrative support to a professional team, reviewing confidential information, research and data assembly, database interface and maintenance, report analysis and interpretation of policies, procedures, fiscal information, and statistical data to management. Sporadic interaction with businesses and the public related to reporting and invoices, to assist with marketing, presentations, and public relations projects as needed. Learn more here>

Director of Accounting

Responsible for administering and supervising the activities of the Accounting Department and coordinating and collaborating with the Chief Financial Officer in budget development, monitoring of financial results, and financial reporting, including production of internal financial reports, annual audited financial statements, and tax returns.  The individual will be responsible for administrative direction and supervision of staff in preparation of financial statements, work papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries based on analysis of general ledger accounts. This includes examination of 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.  The individual is responsible for overseeing the accounts payable, receivables, and payroll functions and for preparing financial reports for various grants. Supervises others. Learn more here>


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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