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NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: Due to current economic conditions, state agencies including GDEcD are under a temporary hiring freeze so only the most critical positions will be filled. Please check back often for hiring updates. Thank you.

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state’s sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia, promoting the state as a location for film and video projects, as well as planning and mobilizing state resources for economic development.

GDEcD is a customer-focused, results-oriented environment and we seek dynamic professionals to fill the positions listed below. Please click on the job titles listed for additional information, including salary and qualification requirements.



Film, Music and Digital Entertainment

Georgia Council for the Arts

Marketing & Communications



To apply when an opening is available: Email submission of resumes is preferred. See the next paragraph for instructions. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000.

If you feel that you meet the minimum qualifications for a position and would like to join our team, send an email to jobs@georgia.org with a cover letter and résumé (in Microsoft Word) attached no later than 5 p.m. on the closing date listed above. Please list the title of the position as the subject of the email.

For a list of GDEcD benefits, please click here ▶ (PDF)

GDEcD does not accept résumés for positions other than those currently advertised. Any unsolicited resumes will not be kept on file for future openings.

To apply for more than one opening, a separate e-mail is required for each position. An automatic response will confirm that we have received your e-mail.

Please note: All qualified candidates will be considered but may not receive an interview. Preference will be given to applicants who meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications. Internal GDEcD applicants may be considered prior to external candidates. Applicants who are not selected for interviews will not receive notification.

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with GDEcD!

Georgia Department of Economic Development
75 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 1200
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Directions to GDEcD

No phone calls regarding receipt of resumes or status of openings, please.


The Georgia Department of Economic Development does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or services.

Contact GDEcD

To get help expanding or relocating a business in Georgia, contact the Georgia Department of Economic Development or call 404.962.4000.

More About Georgia Benefits

Georgia’s industry-specific Project Analysts are available to help you with a wide range of business needs:
  • Site and building services
  • Location data
  • Community contacts and facilitation
  • Cost environment analysis
  • Coordination with state agencies

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