Department of Commerce Careers
Be a part of TEAM Commerce.
What if you could help shape the future of Maryland? That’s what we do at Commerce. Our goal is to make Maryland the best place to live, work and raise a family. Every day we strive to provide exemplary customer service. From helping a small business person with a big idea kick start a dream to assisting companies with expanding to new markets across the globe, our mission is to create more opportunities for everyone in Maryland. We love this state, and we’re looking for people who want to be a part of this mission.
What’s it like to work at Commerce?
Maryland’s Department of Commerce is out to change the way business is done. Our corporate culture is award-winning. We are customer oriented. We are results-driven. We are Commerce.
Commerce hires a wide range of people – from specialists who promote and support the latest cutting edge industries like cyber and biohealth to team members who staff our welcome centers and help showcase our beautiful state. There are plenty of opportunities here, including:
Business & Industry Sector Development
Use your sales skills to attract new companies to Maryland. Keep the ones we have here happy and growing. Team members foster strong relationships with the state’s federal facilities, universities and military installations. Regional field staff, small business, biohealth technology, military and federal affairs, strategic and finance teams work collaboratively with partners at all levels to provide financial, counseling and technical assistance to businesses.
Marketing & Communications
Be creative. Share Maryland success stories through our many channels, using digital marketing, media relations, publications, advertising and research to market Maryland’s business community. Plan events and trade shows and work closely with our business development team to promote Maryland’s key strengths.
Tourism, Film & the Arts
Promote Maryland’s quality of life and all the fun stuff that Maryland offers in order to attract, create and retain jobs in the tourism and creative industries. Showcase Maryland and assist tourists at our welcome centers.
Administration & Technology
Keep the Agency running smoothly. Commerce support teams include Information and Technology Management, Budget and Finance, Human Resources, General Services and Contracts and Procurement.
International Investment & Trade
Provide support to Maryland companies planning to enter new foreign markets or advance export sales. Assist foreign companies seeking to establish a U.S. or North American presence in Maryland.
Military & Federal Affairs
Develop business relationships between U.S. military bases, federal laboratories, and private companies in Maryland to help create and retain jobs. Help businesses diversify to reduce their dependence on the federal government.
Office of Policy, Research and Government Affairs
Provide analysis and advocacy for core economic development priorities and programs that enhance Maryland's business climate. Provide meaningful and timely research and information services and products that help businesses make decisions to start, expand or locate in Maryland.
Our main offices are located in the World Trade Center Baltimore and feature breath-taking waterfront views – right in the heart of Baltimore’s historic inner harbor. Live in one of Baltimore’s many cool surrounding neighborhoods and take a water taxi or bike ride to work. Enjoy shopping or a walk through Downtown’s historic districts during lunch.
Downtown Baltimore has scenic sights, green parks and plazas, historic buildings, afternoon Orioles games, and some of the best restaurants to grab a bite in the region. Subsidized parking, free transit, and walkability round out the reasons why Commerce is one of the best agencies to work for in Maryland. Learn more about
Don’t see a job opening that fits? We are always seeking the best and brightest for future positions. Please
email your resume here
We understand the importance of family and children. Our family-friendly benefit practices and policies offer the support and flexibility you need at work and at home. Visit Maryland’s
Department of Budget and Management for more information.