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

HR Generalist

Regular Part-time

The HR Generalist will play a key role in the success of the organization through work in the areas of recruitment, onboarding, training, and the recommendation of HR best practices. This position will assist with facilitating a positive relationship among all levels of employees within the organization. The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  1. Develop, maintain, and present training programs on topics for both management and non-management as well as new hires;
  2. Proactively recruit new candidates as positions become available. This includes preparing job postings, reviewing resumes, interviewing candidates, checking references and testing applicants;
  3. Assist with the administration and maintenance of the HRIS, and timekeeping systems;
  4. Update and maintain all HR-related Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  5. Support the department in implementing programs to help improve the employee experience;
  6. Make recommendations on ways to improve HR policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related field;
  • Three years of experience working in human resources and prior experience recruiting;
  • Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality;
  • Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees in a professional manner;
  • Strong computer skills, with working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products.

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Lead Developer II


Developers in Emerging Products contribute to the creation and maintenance of web applications. Developers are responsible for the internal and external quality of our source code. They work well as a team and are dedicated to learning and improving their craft. Lead Developers hold responsibility for projects they maintain.

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 our projects.
  5. Learn new techniques or languages to grow as a developer.
  6. Determine when changes are ready to deploy and perform releases.
  7. Review coworkers' pull requests to oversee architecture decisions and to provide coaching.
  8. Participate in project planning.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or comparable experience.
  • Two years of experience programming in Ruby and have experience maintaining a Web application in Production.
  • Solid understanding of Web development (HTTP, DNS, Client-Server architecture, etc.)
  • Competency writing HTML and CSS.
  • Experienced with Ruby, Rails, Javascript, and Coffeescript.
  • Competency with Git, with Git-based workflows, and with deploying from version control.
  • Competency with the Linux command line.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases; read and write SQL queries.
  • Writing unit and integration tests and using test doubles.
  • Application of the principles of object-oriented programming.

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Manager, Marketing


The Manager, Marketing position tactically develops, plans, and executes creative, comprehensive marketing campaigns focused on increasing product discoverability, connecting customers to CPH products and services, and positively influencing customers with the mission of CPH while meeting business plan objectives and maintaining financial sustainability.

The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  1. Develops, creates, and executes annual business plan to achieve results including sales, costs, inventory, budgets, and missional impact.
  2. Assists in planning product opportunities and updates through analysis of target consumer research, market trends, and competition to strengthen the mission and sustainability.
  3. Plans, measures, and creates new opportunities for products to be discovered and used through comprehensive campaigns built on new and existing channels and mediums.
  4. Leads collaboratively with integrated creative and operational teams to create impactful, result-driven marketing campaigns.
  5. Leverages analytics and customer information to build targeted promotions and maintain customer database.
  6. Cultivates, nurtures, and maintains relationships with internal and external partners.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or a related field
  • Two years of related marketing or business experience including data analysis, budgeting, and forecasting, as well as a strong knowledge of CPH products, their features, and benefits
  • Must have advanced abilities with Microsoft Excel, business writing, and managing budgets
  • Must be skilled in promotional writing , Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Outlook), paid search, Search Engine Optimization, inbound marketing, public speaking, social media, and ecommerce
  • Must have a basic understanding of coding and video production.

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The Programmer/Analyst position will become part of our experienced team of programmers responsible for implementing the Microsoft Dynamics NAV and knkPublishing Systems, the newest components of our mission-critical business systems environment. In addition, this team is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of other key systems, which include financial and business management, production management, subscription management, and warehousing/distribution. The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  1. Maintaining peak operability of the CPH Business Systems by:
    • Implementing changes to keep pace with new technologies
    • Testing and installing software upgrades and enhancements
    • Investigating and resolving bugs and other software errors
  2. Improving and enhancing the functionality of CPH Business Systems by:
    • Identifying ways to improve the systems to benefit users
    • Adding new features/enhancements through both analysis/design and development
  3. Leading project teams, providing knowledge of various applications, and leading the development of functional and detail design specifications. Work with the team to provide support for the development of project timelines and budgets.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Prior experience with the operation and database structure of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV System, as well as familiarity with C/AL and Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment.
  • Prior experience with RapidStart Services for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is preferred.
  • Prior experience with Microsoft SSRS, .Net programming utilizing an object oriented approach, C#, SQL development (Microsoft SQL Server versions), SSIS, relational database design and normalization using Microsoft SQL Server, and crystal reports developer edition, and how to incorporate it into Windows applications.
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science or equivalent experience.
  • Three years of experience in a similar position, with broad knowledge of microcomputers, LANs, internet and office productivity tools.

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Project Manager


This position is responsible for the management of Information Technology projects from initiation through implementation, including: planning, analysis, design development, implementation, and post go-live problem-solving. Other duties include ensuring project quality by adhering to standards in development, testing, and quality methodologies, while assuring integration with other systems. This position will contribute to the technical decisions of the project, and will assist in the resolution of technical issues. The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  1. Manage projects from inception through completion.
  2. Build relationships with internal business stakeholders and external vendor agents to understand and resolve issues.
  3. Coordinate project team meetings.
  4. Coordinate resources (staff, equipment, vendors, and consultants) across projects.
  5. Track project milestones.
  6. Develop, maintain, and report on tasks and all components of the overall integrated delivery plan.
  7. Provide input to the project budget and provide for on-going reconciliation of resources and other project expenditures.
  8. Identify and analyze potential risks, and actively manage the risk management process.
  9. Ensure compliance with established information security and control standards.
  10. Verify application results by coordinating system audits of technologies implemented.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or a related field.
  • Five plus years of experience project management experience.
  • Solid technical background with an understanding and/or hands-on experience with networks, infrastructure, and cross IT and enterprise domains as well as software development and web technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

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This position provides proofreading services on manuscripts, promotional pieces, press releases, and various other projects related to the operations of CPH. The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  1. Reviews final files or pages for all manner of typographical and layout issues (e.g., typeface issues, word/line breaks, running heads, folios, and other traditional proofreading tasks). Also ensures all queries are addressed.
  2. Ensures manuscripts adhere to Concordia's House style and general standards of professional publishing (based on The Chicago Manual of Style).
  3. Adds all changes to the electronic files of the manuscript or marks corrections on hard copies, as needed.
  4. Assumes responsibility for meeting production deadlines.
  5. Works within budget while staying on schedule and meeting deadlines. Reports budget and deadline concerns to supervisor.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor degree in English, Journalism, or related field
  • Three years of proofreading experience
  • Knowledge of English grammar and usage
  • Experienced using computers and word processing software (InCopy preferred)
  • Knowledgeable of publishing terminology and practice
  • Skilled in applying grammatical and style rules to existing writing
  • Able to communicate through the written word and meet deadlines

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Life at CPH


donated in 2016 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 2016


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.


"My internship gave me a taste of the extreme effort that goes into spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and provided me with the skills, knowledge, resources, and encouragement to best bring that Gospel to others, particularly though music."

— Marie, Music Intern

Marie, Music Intern

"This internship was truly a path for a future career. You become prepared to find your way in a business environment and you work toward accomplishing goals in a team setting. The experience I gained was invaluable."

— Peter, Information Technology Intern

Peter, Information Technology Intern

"CPH is much more than a publishing house. It is a place that pushes you to get outside your comfort zone, dig deeper into the Word, and challenges you in your everyday work."

— Allie, Marketing Intern

Allie, Marketing Intern

"Through this unforgettable and incredible internship, I definitely grew professionally through the work I did, but more importantly, I grew spiritually through the people I worked alongside."

— Rachel, Marketing, Worship Resources Intern

Rachel, Marketing, Worship Resources Intern

"The internship program at CPH went above and beyond the expectations that I had for it! The community that surrounds the interns looks to see that they succeed in all of their projects here."

— Mason, Editorial, Professional Books Intern

Mason, Editorial, Professional Books Intern

"My internship allowed me to grow as I worked with intelligent, creative people. My work was significant to myself and to the Church, and I now feel equipped for future endeavors in this field and beyond."

— Karle, Marketing, Curriculum Intern

Karle, Marketing, Curriculum Intern

"CPH gave me the opportunity and the experience to find a career that fits my interests in a wonderfully supportive, Christian environment."

— Charlea, Public Relations Intern

Charlea, Public Relations Intern

"CPH was a great place to develop the skills I needed for my career. I love the fact that I developed and expanded my knowledge of IT administration in a Christian environment."

— Grace, Information Technology Intern

Grace, Information Technology

"This was a wonderful learning experience. The CPH family gave me opportunities to serve God and others in a very meaningful way, and gain invaluable experience for my future as a Lutheran School Teacher."

— Zara, Editorial, Curriculum Intern

Zara, Editorial, Curriculum Intern

"At CPH, I was able to use my talents to create a product that will serve the Church and touch the lives of many for years to come. I feel honored to be a part of VBS 2018 Splash Canyon!"

— Anna, Editorial, VBS Intern

Anna, Editorial, VBS Intern

"Being in a Christian environment, meeting many God-fearing and serving people, and working with many bright and talented people helped me a lot to gain real-world experience."

— Meharu, Marketing Intern

Meharu, Marketing Intern
About Our Internship Program

The application deadline has passed for summer 2018 internships. Please check back in November for our 2019 internship opportunities.

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