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

Data Analyst


This highly productive professional utilizes statistical techniques and tools to analyze large data pools. The data analyst leverages findings to understand customer behavior, profitability, sales opportunities, cost reduction, and ROI by creating and sharing models to understand related trends and recommend strategies across functions.

The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  1. Collect, process, and clean data to prepare it for analysis from a variety of sources both internal and external.
  2. Carry out detailed analysis of high volumes of complex data.
  3. Develop reporting mechanisms and robust metrics for dashboards and reports.
  4. Explore data to identify internal opportunities for improved business results, process optimization, and increased profitability.
  5. Maintain and improve data quality across systems using current technology to diagnose roadblocks and enhance and improve processes.
  6. Work across functions to successfully understand business needs and carry out appropriate analysis using both quantitative and qualitative data sources to successfully generate results.
  7. Develop and maintain statistical models and methodologies to predict, quantify, and/or forecast various patterns and gaps.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in analytics (business, math, economics, finance, statistics, or a related field)
  • A minimum of two years' experience in statistical modeling/data mining (decision tree, logistic regression, cluster analysis, etc.), including accessing and analyzing large volumes of data using SQL, SAS, or SPSS
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Omniture, Tag Manager, Microsoft Excel, and other online analytics software to uncover trends, analyze data, and build reporting mechanisms
  • Ability to work with InDesign/InCopy
  • Base knowledge of HTML and JavaScript
  • A solid understanding of high-level business questions, objectives, and needs
  • Ability to manipulate and interpret data from any source and provide inputs
  • A web technical (or support) background to help bridge the gap between marketing and IT
  • Proven experience impacting SEO tactics and positive results
  • Knowledge of databases
  • Knowledge of Python and/or R

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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


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.

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Librarian/Digital Archivist


The Librarian/Digital Archivist will maintain the physical library and its archives as well as CPH's digital intellectual property, assisting both internal and external customers as requested.

The essential functions of this position are as follows:

Librarian/Digital Archivist

  1. Accessions books, periodicals, and audio/visual items using library software. This includes cataloging the items; assigning a shelf number to the items; and printing and affixing book labels, card pockets, and check-out cards to the items.
  2. Maintains electronic card catalog.
  3. Keeps items shelved and in good order.
  4. Coordinates with internal staff to ensure that the library is receiving all the resources (print and digital downloads) generated by CPH.
  5. Prepares the CPH Sunday School curriculum, Vacation Bible School materials (both English and Spanish), and periodicals for external binding.
  6. Accessions and files the CPH music publications.
  7. Files the Every Sunday Bulletins, inserts, and children's activity pages.
  8. Maintains the advertising samples collection.
  9. Maintains archive of in-house publications for CPH employees. This includes regular newsletters, anniversary programs, banquet programs, and printed matter for other special occasions.
  10. Maintains organization and naming conventions on various archive servers.
  11. Loads digital art files into the Digital Asset Management System.
  12. Works with internal staff to ensure all digital product files are received for archiving.
  13. Supplies digital files and images to internal and external customers, and can adjust file format, size, resolution, color space, and the like according to specifications.
  14. Uploads cover images and “look inside” features for and Amazon as needed.
  15. Retrieves files for reprints.
  16. Maintains files, ensuring all information is stored so it can easily be searched.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in liberal arts is required; master's degree in library and information science is preferred.
  • One to two years of experience in an academic library; experience in a cataloging department is preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules II.
  • Basic knowledge of Latin, German, Spanish, and French is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat).
  • Word processing and typing (including foreign language keyboards) and Internet searching.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Basic understanding of Lutheran doctrine and the history of the Lutheran church.

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Life at CPH


donated in 2015 to various charities through Casual for a Cause


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


Gus’ Pretzels consumed during employee appreciation days in 2015


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.


"At CPH, people care. Employees build one another up and know how to have fun–even with interns! Bosses want you to thrive and nurture your development. I learned so much more than I anticipated."

— Jonah, Corporate Communications Intern

Hannah, Corporate Communications Intern

"I am so thankful for the opportunity to be an intern at CPH! Not only did I learn and cultivate an appreciation for publishing, but I also developed a deeper understanding of the Christ-centered work done at CPH and the dedication of its employees."

— Caitlin, VBS Intern

Caitlin, VBS Intern

"My supervisors actively sought projects for me to work on that fit my talents and interests. I love coming to work every day knowing I can make a small impact doing what I love."

— Nathaniel, Book Production Intern

Nathaniel, Book Production Intern

"CPH has provided me with a unique experience where I was able to refine my tools as an editor and gain valuable business experience, all in a great, faith-based environment!"

— David, Curriculum Resources Intern

David, Curriculum Resources Intern
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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Phone: (314) 268-1000   |   Toll-Free: (800) 325-3040   |   3558 South Jefferson Avenue; St. Louis, MO 63118-3968   |   Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CST