Business Development Project Manager

The Michigan Economic Corporation (MEDC)is hiring for the following corporate position.

Job Title and Level: Business Development Project Manager

City/County: Lansing/Ingham (Hybrid/Remote)

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Pay Grade and Annual Salary: Pay grade 4: Grade 4 begins $74,800. Additional consideration may be given based on relevant skills, education, and experience.

Brief Job Description:

At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs, and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the team as the Business Development Project Manager.

The Business Development Project Manager manages the project portfolio from beginning to end, ensuring MEDC and State’s investments are protected, deals are structured to secure the best rate of return for the State, and to stimulate economic development; and requires negotiation of deals, compliance with terms and conditions, and ensuring data quality for accuracy in reporting to the Legislature and others.The Project Manager acts as a resource and point of contact for one or more regions within the state and will serve as a specialist for businesses, strategic accounts, communities, economic development partners and other MEDC staff in all matters related to financial incentives.This position will work with other Business Development Projects staff to develop a skill set and ability to make concrete decisions with little to no direct supervision.

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Business Unit: Business Development; Projects and Services

Supervisor: Jeremy Webb, Managing Director, Business Development Projects

Minimum Education Required:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or a related field.

Minimum Experience Required:

This position requires a minimum of three to five years of related experience and/or training in economic development, commercial lending, banking operations, real estate – commercial brokerage, business finance, and/or project management; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Certified as an Economic Development Financial Professional through the National Development Council or Certified Economic Developer
(CEcD) by the International Development Council is preferred.

How to Apply:

If you believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and completed Employment Application by e-mail to

Note: A completed application is not required for current MEDC employees who apply.

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Deadline for Response: Feb 7, 2023