Economic Development Program Analyst

Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC)
Arlington, VA (Rosslyn Metro)
Date Posted:  October 17, 2022

The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) ( is an independent not-for-profit organization based in Arlington, Virginia, founded to provide public agencies and philanthropy the information needed to formulate and execute innovative, regional, job-creating economic development strategies. CREC provides technical assistance, research, and training to federal, state, and local policymakers as well as to national networks of professionals in related fields.

For the past 20 years, CREC has trained and supported thousands of professionals producing and utilizing data for decision making and has promoted innovations to guide economic development and
talent development to foster regional competitiveness. CREC continues to expand its work to ensure partners strategically address current and future policy and program gaps. This work includes engaging affiliated organizations each with a mission that aligns with our overall, long-term goals.

The Economic Development Program Analyst will coordinate designated project activities current and anticipated contracts with federal/state economic and workforce development agencies and/or with private foundations in collaboration with seminar management and program staff. The Analyst will engage with affiliated organizations and networks, including coordinating work for and communication with current clients which include (but not limited to): U.S. Department of Treasury, Economic Development Administration, Appalachian Regional Commission, and the State Economic Development Executives Network.