Concordia Publishing House

Concordia Publishing House
 

Careers & Internships

"My career has changed so much during my time at CPH. CPH gave me the opportunity to find a career path that fits my skill set, and it continues to be a place where I can challenge myself every day."

— Amanda, eCommerce

Amanda, eCommerce

"Working at CPH, I continue to learn new aspects of art and technology while designing products that make meaningful differences in peoples’ lives. It has been and continues to be a rewarding experience."

— Jared, Design

Jared, Design

"Working for CPH, I get to serve those who serve the Lord, while working with God’s people in a Christ-centered environment. Plus, my job in software support allows me to help church workers with their church software needs on a daily basis."

— Rod, Concordia Technology Solutions

Rod, Concordia Technology Solutions

"I appreciate the flexibility I have in balancing work and home schedules. I’m also thankful to serve a company that nourishes my family with God’s Word in a multitude of ways."

— Lisa, Copyediting

Lisa, Copyediting

"CPH is a great place to work, and I love the family environment. Being from out of state, my co-workers are like my family away from home. Plus, CPH provides us with great benefits and incentives."

— Sarah, Book Production

Sarah, Book Production


At CPH, your skills and ideas have a direct impact on our corporate mission. Here, your work helps further the CPH mission to provide products and services that aid and strengthen the Church in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the world.

Career Opportunities

Editor

Full-time

The editor is responsible for the development of curriculum materials used in congregational education programs, and for providing leadership in their articulation. This individual partners with other developers who are also charged with responsibilities for curriculum development. The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  1. Provide leadership for the development of overall plans for CPH curriculum resources, including comprehensive scope and sequence, course outlines, and specifications for individual courses.
  2. Work cooperatively with team members to ensure timely production of theologically sound and pedagogically excellent materials.
  3. Identify writers, and orient, counsel, and supervise development of manuscripts.
  4. Carry out periodic reevaluation and, when necessary, revision, and/or supplementing of extant materials.
  5. Perform substantive edit of manuscripts.
  6. Develop technology applications associated with curriculums to teach the faith and also to help those who use CPH curriculums.
  7. Prepare and present workshops to equip and encourage teachers and other congregational staff in their educational ministry.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Solid background in curriculum, educational trends, philosophical underpinnings, current research in education, curriculum technologies, and child development.
  • Knowledge of Christian education, especially as it pertains to the Christian Day School and/or Sunday School.
  • Effective writing and editing skills, particularly as it pertains to curriculum development, planning, and organizing.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in Lutheran education and demonstrated competencies in current technology as it pertains to curriculum (required).
  • Bachelor's degree in theology or education required, master's degree or its equivalent in theology or education is desired.
  • Active on the official roster of the LCMS.

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Lead Ruby Developer

Full-time

The Software Developer will contribute to the creation and maintenance of web applications, ensuring the internal and external quality of our source code.

The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  1. Develop new features guided by automated tests
  2. Resolve alerts in the target time
  3. Refactor source code to clarify its intent
  4. Contribute to the design (visual and architectural) of projects
  5. Learn new techniques or languages to grow as a developer

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Solid understanding of Web development (HTTP, DNS, Client–Server architecture, etc.)
  • Competent writing HTML and CSS
  • Competent in Ruby, Rails, Javascript, Coffeescript, the Linux command line, Git, Git-based workflows, and with deploying from version control
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and able to read and write SQL queries
  • Ability to write unit and integration tests, use test doubles, and apply the principles of object-oriented programming
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science
  • Two years of experience programming in ruby as well as experience maintaining a web application in production.

Apply Now

Life at CPH

$12,670

donated in 2015 to various charities through Casual for a Cause

858

backpacks for kids stuffed and distributed at our annual Operation F.U.N. event (For a United Neighborhood)

200+

Gus’ Pretzels consumed during employee appreciation days in 2015

2,160+

shuffleboard points scored

550 lbs.

to lift, push, and pull in our on-site fitness center

Weekly chapel

on Wednesday mornings

55+ years

of being on mission through Concordia Gospel Outreach

Annual washers tournament

A chance for you to dethrone the ranking champs

 

Benefits & Perks

Keep your bank account healthy with competitive pay, 403(b), and employer match.
Stay healthy and happy with incredible health, dental, and vision benefits.
Enjoy work-life balance with flex-time and generous paid-time off.
Our on-site cafeteria offers breakfast, lunch, coffee, and snacks at great prices.
Stay fit with our on-site workout center and free fitness classes.
Step away from your desk and play a game of Ping-Pong, Foosball, or shuffleboard.
Casual for a Cause is our twist on casual Fridays. Wear jeans and give to a great cause.
Like baseball? Employees win tickets to Cardinals games all season long!
Going on a mission trip? Eligible employees get up to two weeks of paid time off.
Take time off to care for your new family with generous parental leave options.
Thinking of going back to school? Take advantage of tuition reimbursement options.
Whatever you do at CPH, your work directly supports our mission to share the Gospel.


St. Louis Cardinals Fans

CPHers celebrate the Cardinals winning the 2011 World Series.

Internships


"CPH had a welcoming environment from the minute I walked in the door, with co-workers who became good friends. The internship was both spiritually fulfilling and creatively interesting."

— Bethany, Multimedia Intern

Bethany, Multimedia Intern


"I gained valuable, hands-on experience while making a meaningful contribution to the company. I was made to feel like part of the team, and I knew that my work mattered."

— Megan, eCommerce Intern

Megan, eCommerce Intern

"It was the people at CPH and their focus on God's Word that made my time memorable. I've never experienced anything as energizing as collaborating with ministers and laypeople to create resources that bring Christ to the Church and world."

— Sean, Music/Worship Intern

Sean, Music/Worship Intern



"I couldn't have imagined a better internship. Every day was fun and exciting, giving me hands-on experience and a deeper understanding of what I study in school."

— Emily, Promotion/Publicity Intern

Emily, Promotion/Publicity Intern


"I enjoyed experiencing the various aspects of being an editor and contributing to materials that tell others about God. Working in a Christian environment and making new friends was wonderful!"

— Carolina, VBS Intern

Carolina, VBS Intern


"I was never 'just an intern' at CPH. I was assigned real projects from Day One. I thank God every day that I was able to work at such a fun, Christ-centered, and innovative company."

— Hannah, Concordia Technology Solutions Intern

Hannah, Concordia Technology Solutions Intern

"As a CPH intern, I knew my contributions to projects and decision-making were valuable. It’s a blessing to build professional workplace skills in an environment where your talents are utilized and God’s Word is at the center."

— Alicia, Digital Copywriter

Alicia, Digital Copywriter
About Our Internship Program

The application deadline has passed for summer 2016 internships. Please check back in November for our 2017 internship opportunities.

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