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. 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


Responsible for preparation of work papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries based on analysis of general ledger accounts. Examines 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. Responsible for review and accuracy of cash receipts and disbursements transactions – including payroll. Provides support for accounting functions to certain programmatic divisions. Learn more here>

New Market Tax Credits Manager

This position serves as lead manager for the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program operating as the Heartland Regional Investment Fund, LLC (HRIF), an entity managed by the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (i) preparing NMTC applications to the Department of Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, (ii) sourcing, underwriting, and closing community development projects, (iii) monitoring project construction, (iv) analyzing portfolio compliance and financial standing, (v) monitoring, compiling and reporting community impact and Community Development Entity (CDE) data, (vi) managing HRIF’s low-income community (LIC) advisory board and stakeholder relations, and (vii) providing technical assistance to St. Louis-based developers/businesses that qualify for NMTC financing and other complementary programs. Role includes ongoing engagement with business leaders, developers, non-profits, consultants, service professionals, elected officials, local and state governments, institutions, investors, and other national, regional, and local entities involved in the Federal and State of MO and IL NMTC programs. Learn more here>

General Counsel

The lead legal profession on staff responsible for providing advice and counsel to supervisory personnel and governing boards across an array of legal domains. Learn more here>

Human Resources Manager

The Human Resources Director plans, directs, and guides human resource activities and staff for the organization. This person leads human resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment, and ongoing development of a superior workforce. Provides direction in the following areas; recruiting and staffing, performance management and improvement systems, organizational development, employment and compliance concerns, employee orientation, policy development and documentation, and compensation and benefits administration. 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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