VEDP Divisions

The Team

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is the state economic development authority for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Created in 1995, VEDP collaborates with local, regional, and state partners to encourage the expansion and diversification of Virginia’s economy. VEDP works to accomplish these objectives through a variety of activities, including marketing and lead generation; business retention, expansion, and attraction; trade development; business intelligence; competitive benchmarking; site development; performance-based incentives; and talent solutions.


VEDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities.

VEDP is a certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program employer with ongoing plans to recruit, hire, and retain veterans.

The Vice President of Incentives (VP) will lead VEDP’s Division of Incentives, established in the Code of Virginia, with responsibility for reviewing, vetting, tracking, and coordinating economic development incentives administered by VEDP and aligning those incentives with economic development incentives offered by other entities in the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a Managing Director of Marketing to oversee the organization’s marketing programs and initiatives. This position will be responsible for oversight of VEDP’s advertising placements, website(s) and digital assets, publications, and major marketing initiatives.

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a full-time Facilities and Fleet Coordinator in the Fiscal and Support Services Division to provide vehicle fleet and facilities services to VEDP and the Virginia Tourism Corporation.

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking an experienced economic development professional to successfully promote Virginia to targeted corporate executives and consultants as the preferred location for new and expanding business facilities.

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a Project Research Analyst to join the Client Communications team (Research Division). The Analyst will directly contribute to developing customized, client-responsive deliverables that effectively convey Virginia’s competitive advantages to major companies interested in relocating or expanding their operations. The team supports the management of economic development projects throughout the entire business development lifecycle from upstream prospect outreach to proposal response. It is a highly collaborative position requiring the coordination of inputs from internal stakeholders and subject-matter experts, as well as state, regional, and local partners.


VEDP’s leaders encouraged me to follow my passion and when a position in the HR department opened, I applied. When I got the job, everyone involved made my transition seamless. I am happy to work for an organization that not only wants their employees to succeed but helps them further their careers in different fields.

Elle Ketcher Human Resources Coordinator


VEDP offers a wide range of benefits to support you and your dependents inside and outside of work. For complete benefits package information refer to the Employee Benefit Highlights.

Leave (Paid Time Off)

  • Annual/Personal Leave (16 days per year, increases every 5th year)
  • Paid Holidays (13 days per year)
  • Parental Leave (eligible after 1 year of employment)


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Virginia Sickness and Disability Program
  • Life Insurance

Additional Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement (eligible after 1 year of employment)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Legal Resources
  • Free Parking at all VEDP locations


  • Robust Hybrid Retirement Plan with Both Pension and Defined Contribution Benefits

Giving Back

  • Community Service Leave (2 days per year to volunteer or attend school functions)

Diversity and Inclusion

At VEDP, we aim to foster an environment where people are valued and feel like they belong. We encourage people to be their authentic selves and work together to leverage our collective differences and similarities as strengths.