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11/2/2016 » 11/3/2016
2016 YP Meet The Consultants

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Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP)
Richmond, VA


The Research Department of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) seeks an Economic Research Analyst to perform research and analysis for VEDP’s marketing efforts.  This work supports VEDP’s goals of helping companies to create jobs and make capital investments in Virginia. 


Responsibilities include:

·       Marketing Research and Analysis

o   Identifying growing companies

o   Providing corporate intelligence

o   Analyzing data from VEDP’s Salesforce system

o   Updating marketing materials

·       Target Industry Research

o   Tracking the IT industry

o   Supporting federal government outreach

·       Economic Research and Analysis

o   Supporting the How Virginia’s MSAs Compare tool on VEDP’s website

o   Writing quarterly commentary on international economic trends

·       Incentive and Fiscal Analysis

o   Gathering, preparing, and analyzing data used in incentive and revenue analysis


The successful applicant must have experience with

·       Research, analysis, and report writing

·       Economic and business data

·       Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

·       Statistical and analytical software, STATA, SQL, or IMPLAN preferred


Desired experience includes

·       Economic development

·       Local or state government


The successful applicant must be able to

·       Prioritize work and effectively manage multiple projects

·       Work well under pressure and meet deadlines

·       Communicate effectively

·       Maintain confidentiality on sensitive matters

·       Reach supportable conclusions based on available information

·       Work independently as well as collaboratively


An undergraduate degree in business, economics, or a related field is required.  Relevant professional experience of at least 1 year is preferred.  Salary minimum: $41,000.


All candidates must apply through our website  A cover letter and resume also are required as one document.  Application deadline: March 27, 2015.


All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. It is VEDP’s intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.   Applicants requiring more information or requiring assistance may contact VEDP Human Resources at 1-804-545-5634 or TDD 1-800-828-1120