The Commerce Corporation’s team of economic development professionals includes people with a variety of expertise and skill sets. This page will direct you to a listing of open positions at the agency and instructions for submitting a resume or applying for a job.
President and Chief Operating Officer
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (RI Commerce), as the official economic development agency for the State of Rhode Island, works to drive prosperity in the state and help Rhode Island businesses and residents thrive. A quasi-public agency, RI Commerce serves as a government and community resource to help boost business expansion in, and relocation to, Rhode Island. We are a passionate, innovative, driven, and resourceful team inspired by the belief that we can expand opportunities so that more Rhode Islanders are able to succeed.
The Staff Accountant will directly support the overall Accounting and Human Resources departments on general ledger maintenance and reconcilement, payroll support, the month-end close and related reporting, entity accounting and audit preparation, among other job functions.
In this role the Multimedia Designer will creatively use design fundamentals and digital media to support branding and communication needs for Rhode Island Commerce Corporation.
This position supports the marketing team in its statewide marketing efforts, with a focus on tourism analytics and reporting.
APEX Accelerator Director
Incumbent provides administrative and technical assistance to businesses regarding participation in the federal government procurement program; performs all other related work as required.
Business Development Advisor - Government Contracting
Responsible for specialized, professional technical assistance to individuals and businesses that are seeking to pursue and successfully perform contracting and subcontracting opportunities with the Department of Defense (DoD), federal and state agencies, and local/municipal governments.
Financial Portfolio Manager/Credit Analyst
Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is accepting applications for a Portfolio Manager. Under the general direction of the Managing Director of Financial Services, the Portfolio Manager provides analytical, operational, and credit administrative support to the lending and portfolio group in conformance with established lending department and agency policies.
Broadband Grants Administrator
The Broadband Grants Administrator is responsible for ensuring seamless workflow of all pre- and post-award grant activities for the RI Commerce Corporation (Corporation)—broadband infrastructure and digital equity grants, inclusive of federal, state, and all other granting programs. The Broadband Grants Administrator will effectively manage broadband grant programs of the Corporation in order to ensure a dependable framework of tracking, reporting, and processing all grants and subgrants for the Corporation. The incumbent will play an integral role in closing the digital divide for Rhode Island residents and businesses by supporting and implementing the broadband and digital equity strategy for the state. Their work will be to best leverage resources, develop and monitor program performance metrics, and troubleshoot and ensure all federal compliance is met.
Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is an at-will employer; no employment contracts exist.
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (the ‘Corporation’) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. The Corporation will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.