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 Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a Business Analyst for its Regional Talent Solutions and Business Outreach Division. This position will analyze, interpret, present, and leverage data to support the administration of the Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP) and existing business outreach efforts. 

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 an International Program Coordinator to provide administrative support for programs that provide international trade assistance to Virginia businesses. The International Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for reviewing and approving program applications, reviewing and processing requests for reimbursement from Virginia businesses, and collaborating with team members to advise on program guidelines. This position supports a total of four programs with a total of approximately 150 Virginia businesses enrolled at any given time. In addition to these responsibilities, this position helps the International Trade Division maintain and leverage data in Salesforce by creating reports and updating data. 

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking an International Research Analyst to work in its International Trade Division. The International Research Analyst will work closely with databases of market research and statistics, as well as with Trade colleagues to provide Virginia exporters with data analysis and visualizations to help them grow their international sales. This position is part of VEDP’s International Trade Division, which is recognized as the leading state international trade development program in the U.S. This division provides a range of resources such as customized market research, international business meetings, and programs to help Virginia companies grow their international sales. Learn more about the International Trade Division at

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership is seeking an experienced economic development professional to serve as Managing Director for its Strategic Projects and Lead Generation team. The position will support the development and implementation of targeted lead generation, site consultant cultivation, and mega project management strategies. 

The Virginia Talent Accelerator’s Talent Acquisition Specialist role offers an exciting opportunity to work on multiple projects with the world’s most prestigious companies as they deploy leading edge technologies at their new or expanding Virginia locations. We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team.

The successful candidate has experience in talent attraction efforts, engaging wide and diverse audiences to develop robust talent networks for our clients’ open positions, is proactive, adaptable, conveys positive communication, and demonstrates attention to detail.


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.


  • 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.

Top employers for interns 2023

VEDP's Intern Program

VEDP was selected as a recipient of a 2023 “Top Employers for Interns” Award for its commitment to providing work-based learning opportunities for students through internship offerings.