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Careers and Internships

Full-Time Positions

Industry Marketing Specialist (Dec 2021)

Status: Open until filled

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is seeking a dynamic, creative, passionate and experienced marketing professional to join one of the top economic development organizations in the nation. This position is a key member of LEAP’s Marketing and Communications team and works in close partnership with LEAP’s Business Attraction team to differentiate the Lansing region as a top choice location for businesses and talent.

The Industry Marketing Specialist is responsible for implementing targeted marketing/communication strategies and tactics that effectively communicate industry opportunities, regional economic prosperity and a strong regional brand resulting in qualified business attraction leads, identified business expansion opportunities and membership growth.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong sense of commitment and teamwork, a deep understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion, relevant professional experience, a willingness to manage multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously, a diverse world outlook and desire to help change and impact the Lansing region with profound passion and vision.

Equity and Entrepreneurship Communications and Program Specialist (Dec 2021)

Status: Open Until Filled

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is seeking a dynamic, creative, passionate and experienced communications professional to join one of the top economic development organizations in the nation to support the internal and external communication and programming needs of LEAP’s Department of Equitable Economic Planning (DEEP) and Entrepreneurship and Innovation (EIT) Department.

As a key member of LEAP’s Marketing and Communications team, this position serves as a strategic storyteller for economic equity and entrepreneurship in the Lansing region with a focus on managing, deploying, and creating impactful, high-quality communications and marketing content for use in social media, digital advertising, email, website and print. Additionally, this position leads grant strategy, writing and management for DEEP; works with organizational leaders, community partners and entrepreneurs to expand equitable entrepreneurship in the region; and supports LEAP’s groundbreaking programs, including One and All, Level Up, Elevate, The Hatching, and more.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong sense of commitment and teamwork, a deep understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion, relevant professional experience, a willingness to manage multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously, a diverse world outlook and desire to help change and impact the Lansing region with profound passion and vision.

Internships and Apprenticeships

LEAP offers unpaid project-based internships and apprenticeships to current college students, University Fellows, and recent graduates. Positions are available spring, summer, and fall.

To learn more about LEAP internships, visit our Interning at LEAP page.