Rhode Island Commerce | Economic Development Professionals

CAREERS

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.

Vice President of Innovation Initiatives

Position Summary

The incumbent in the position will lead the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation’s efforts to enhance the competitiveness of the Rhode Island economy through entrepreneurial support, investments in research and development, internet infrastructure, and other support systems and investments that fosters market-based innovation.

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Human Resources Manager

Position Summary

Responsible for administering and managing the corporation’s comprehensive Human Resources programs and services, including hiring, employee relations and supports, benefits administration, and compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations; performs all other related work as required.

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Strategic Initiatives, Food Strategy Internship

Position Summary

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is seeking candidates for an internship opportunity to work with the Director of Food Strategy from through Spring 2023 (flexible).

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Executive Vice President, Business Development

Position Summary

The Executive Vice President, Business Development will lead a cross-functional team of professionals to achieve both big-picture goals for drawing business to the state as well strategic wins to ensure existing businesses in the state of all sizes thrive.

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Research Analyst Associate

Position Summary

The Research Analyst Associate will assist and support client facing teams in business attraction, retention, and expansion initiatives and maintain select databases which include commercial real estate listings, workforce statistics, and business listings, among other duties.

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Investment Analyst

Position Summary

The Investment Analyst will support the Investment Team by acting as an efficient team player with the
ability to quickly assess the needs of, develop a work plan for, and excel at all tasks given regardless of
previous knowledge. The candidate must have a working knowledge of financial fundamentals and
financial modeling. Real estate experience is a plus, but not required. The overall purpose of this role is
to support Commerce RI’s goal of drawing business to the area and getting Rhode Islanders back to
work.

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Policy Advisor

Position Summary

The Policy Advisor will work with the Secretary of Commerce, the Chief of Staff, and the Director of Communications to enhance Commerce’s capacity for creating and evaluating proposed policies, developing key messaging, and managing strategic projects for the agency.

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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.

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