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 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 Office of Education Economics (VOEE) housed within the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking to expand its team of Data and Research Analysts to support a portfolio of ongoing work that includes the development and analysis of data sets to examine labor supply and demand, career pathways, skills, and other areas of interest related to understanding education and workforce. 

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a grant administrator to join its Real Estate Solutions Division. This position will work with economic development partners and the grant program manager to administer VEDP’s grant programs, including financial reporting, budget updates, payment requests and invoicing, ensuring timely coordination and review of required appropriate project documentation and managing updates to stakeholders and supporting contract management. 

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking an experienced SQL Server DBA/Developer in its Data Solutions group. Working within a team of application development professionals, the DBA/Developer owns the design, development, implementation, integrity, and support of the enterprise database architecturedatabases, and programs that support the Partnership. This position reports to our Richmond office and will be eligible for a hybrid work schedule. 


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.