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Job Opening with GlobalSTL

Mar 28, 2017

Business Development Associate

GlobalSTL, an initiative of BioSTL
St. Louis, Missouri


GlobalSTL, an initiative of BioSTL, is seeking qualified candidates to join our team and help us achieve our mission of promoting economic growth and regional prosperity. GlobalSTL (www.globalstl.org) attracts to St. Louis the U.S. presence of innovative, high growth companies from around the world. We do this by creating strategic connections to St. Louis’ corporations, healthcare systems, and universities resulting in customers and partnerships that advance the business plan of the overseas company that locates their U.S. presence in St. Louis. Target areas track the strengths of St. Louis: Agritech-Foodtech, Healthcare, Pharma, Fintech and Cybersecurity.

BioSTL is a privately-funded non-profit organization transforming St. Louis bioscience and innovation economy. BioSTL has organized business, university, and philanthropic leaders around a set of deliberate strategies that capitalize on St. Louis’ innovation strengths, especially in medical and plant sciences.  In addition to attracting the U.S. presence of international companies through our GlobalSTL initiative, other BioSTL focus areas include: building and investing in startups through our venture development arm, BioGenerator; improving access to investment capital; ensuring appropriate physical infrastructure; promoting science- and innovation-friendly public policy; fostering an inclusive entrepreneurial talent pool; and building global awareness of St. Louis’ strengths.

BioSTL believes its success is of vital importance to the future growth and prosperity of the St. Louis region, and seeks committed individuals who share this vision, who desire to make a difference, and who want to be part of a transformative organization.  We are seeking individuals who will bring diverse perspectives and experiences and who demonstrate the ability to coordinate and execute key elements of BioSTL’s international company attraction strategies that will enrich the St. Louis innovation ecosystem with cutting edge technology, talent and high-quality jobs.

Job Responsibilities:

As a member of the GlobalSTL team, this position, utilizing your business development and program management experience, will actively participate in the following responsibilities:

Expected Outcomes:




Please send a detailed letter of interest and resume to jjaacks@biostl.org with “Business Development Associate” in the subject line.  Confidential inquiries can be submitted to the same email address or one can contact Jim Jaacks, Vice President Finance and Administration, at 314-880-8875.  Please note that preferential consideration will be given to candidates residing in the St. Louis region.  

For more information, visit www.biostl.org and www.globalstl.org.