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

Chief Financial Officer

Under the supervision of and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and President, the responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer include the following: directs the Partnership’s overall financial policies; oversees all financial functions including accounting, budgeting, forecasting, banking relationships, tax reporting, and compliance and treasury services; designs and coordinates a wide variety of accounting and statistical data and reports; provides the Partnership’s senior management and Boards with reliable financial information on which to make decisions for short and long-term goals and objectives; relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; and leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

The CFO ensures that the overall financial structure and systems are working effectively. The CFO provides leadership and direction to a Controller who is primarily responsible for the daily management of the accounting staff and systems.

In addition, the CFO assists the CEO in leadership and management of the Partnership, including operational leadership and tasks as agreed and assigned.

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Director of Real Estate

Under the supervision of and reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, the Director of Real Estate is responsible for overseeing the operations of STLPartnership’s Real Estate division, including 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). Demonstrates the ability to identify and recommend strategic redevelopment activities in St. Louis County through the various focus areas of STLPartnership. 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, manages 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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Business Lending Loan Closer

Responsible for performing professional work of marked difficulty in closing loans under various programs. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): closing all approved loans, engaging in frequent contact with clients to discuss personal and business finance matters occasionally of a sensitive nature, independent decision-making in the analysis of loan closings where errors could result in potential program loss, and completing reports for internal and external users.

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Public Relations and Media Specialist

The Public Relations and Communication Specialist will partner with the Vice President of Marketing and Communications to develop and execute comprehensive communication strategies that enhance our brand image, engage stakeholders, and align with our business goals.

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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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