Careers & Internships

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

Account Specialist

Full-Time

This position is responsible for all aspects of selling the many products and services offered by CPH. This position will work to develop long lasting, positive relationships with professional church workers, laity, and with various book vendors on the Trade side of CPH’s business.

Specific duties include:

  • Build and maintain a network of sources from which to identify new sales prospects and opportunities.
  • Communicate with new and existing customers to identify and understand their product or service needs.
  • Communicate the features and utility of CPH products or services to customers based on their needs.
  • Ensure strong customer relationships through ongoing communication and relationship management; resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Maintain communication with existing and previous customers, alerting them of new products, services, and enhancements that may be of interest.
  • Maintain detailed reports of sales activities including calls, orders, sales, lost business, and any customer or vendor relationship problems.

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Business development, promotional writing, presentations, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to negotiate and utilize proper sales techniques as well as exhibit excellent customer service and relational skills.
  • Organized, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of CPH products, their features, and benefits.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field along with three years of sales or marketing experience required. Previous experience in media marketing and business development is preferred. LCMS background preferred.

CPH offers a generous benefit package that can be tailored to your specific needs and well-being.

  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Tax-advantaged Savings and Spending Accounts.
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death, Survivor Death benefits, and Disability Income Protection
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy and Holiday Pay, as well as paid Parental Leave, Christian Mission Trips, and Jury Duty.
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings option with a company match contribution and company contributions to a Pension Plan.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for advanced degrees for yourself and for your children attending a LCMS elementary or high school.
  • Hybrid work environment.
  • A chance to work in a family-friendly environment.

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Developer

Full-Time

Concordia Publishing House is seeking an experienced Developer to join the Emerging Products (EP) team. The EP team is responsible for the creation and maintenance of customer-facing applications. They are responsible for the internal and external quality of our source code. They work as a team and are dedicated to learning and improving their craft.

Specific duties include:

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

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science with one year of experience in programming.
  • A basic understanding of web development (HTTP, DNS, Client—Server architecture, etc.)
  • Competent with Ruby on Rails, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with modern (ES6+) JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (Ember.js preferred)
  • Experience working with applications targeting mobile platforms; working knowledge of Swift and/or Kotlin a plus
  • Competent with Git, with Git-based workflows, and with deploying from version control
  • Competent with the Unix command line
  • A working knowledge of relational databases; can read and write SQL queries
  • Can write automated tests and apply the principles of object-oriented programming

CPH offers a generous benefit package that can be tailored to your specific needs and well-being.

  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Tax-advantaged Savings and Spending Accounts.
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death, Survivor Death benefits, and Disability Income Protection
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy and Holiday Pay, as well as paid Parental Leave, Christian Mission Trips, and Jury Duty.
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings option with a company match contribution and company contributions to a Pension Plan.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for advanced degrees for yourself and for your children attending a LCMS elementary or high school.
  • Hybrid work environment.
  • A chance to work in a family-friendly environment.

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Digital Designer

Full-Time

This position will drive the creation of user experiences for CPH’s software products as well as some print design. The Digital Designer will be responsible for all aspects of the customer experience from the point of usability, interface design, interactive design, and information architecture. This position is highly collaborative and works with cross-functional teams/departments all focused on creating engaging, customer-focused experiences for digital assets and channels while understanding the needs of the church.

Specific duties include:

  • Develops and creates user interfaces and shapes user experiences using front-end code.
  • Makes recommendations for improving web site design and usability.
  • Creates wireframes, rapid prototypes, user interfaces, comp designs and assets for UI/UX design.
  • Maintains a focus on user experience with a focus on solution-oriented content and accessibility.
  • Monitors and evaluates customer research, market conditions, and competitor data to ensure designs provide an excellent customer experience.
  • Articulates reasons behind important design decisions and collaborates with internal team members.
  • Develops and maintains consistent experiences for the CPH brand and its individual brands within.
  • Designs and develops new web and content modules that can be reused.

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Design understanding of UI/UX for websites, mobile apps, and software is essential.
  • Strong computer skills, including a thorough understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe XD, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Capability to use third party solutions to achieve goals and designs including email partners, social media, wireframing applications, online content providers, and others as needed.
  • Knowledge of web design tools and coding, including HTML, XML, and CSS.
  • Understanding of and experience in corporate branding, layout, color theory and typography in both print and digital media.
  • ASP, WordPress, and HubSpot knowledge is a plus.
  • Photography/Videography, editing skills are a plus.
  • Ability to graciously accept and provide constructive feedback.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Bachelor’s degree in web/digital design or other related field. Two years of digital design experience. Displays a full understanding of graphic design, typography and digital standards.

CPH offers a generous benefit package that can be tailored to your specific needs and well-being.

  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Tax-advantaged Savings and Spending Accounts.
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death, Survivor Death benefits, and Disability Income Protection
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy and Holiday Pay, as well as paid Parental Leave, Christian Mission Trips, and Jury Duty.
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings option with a company match contribution and company contributions to a Pension Plan.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for advanced degrees for yourself and for your children attending a LCMS elementary or high school.
  • Hybrid work environment.
  • A chance to work in a family-friendly environment.

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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Full-time

This position will perform installation and repairs on electrical systems and electronic components of a wide variety of machinery and equipment. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of DC and AC and competency in low voltage wiring for inside and outside of the building. This position is responsible for installing and repairing communication equipment such as fire protection wiring and devices, security camera systems, and related systems. This is a Monday through Friday, day shift position. This person will work alongside a skilled team in our well-maintained office building. You will stay warm/dry/cool from the weather elements because there is minimal work required outside. The Electrical Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the inside of the office building.

Specific duties include:

  • Performs installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair work on a variety of different electrical equipment and devices.
  • Installs communication cables for computers, communication systems and security devices throughout the building.
  • Maintains equipment and analyzes problems with testing devices such as electrical meters to locate and diagnose the nature of defects to understand what repairs need to be made.
  • Examines mechanisms and disassembles components to replace, clean, adjust or repair parts, wires, switches, relays, circuits, or signaling units.
  • Installs and maintains Local Area Network wiring.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, maintains, and upgrades security system, including card readers, cameras, and cabling. Programs servers for related equipment and monitors to ensure they are working daily. Adjusts the security system and door locks as needed.
  • Maintains all hub rooms and keeps wiring diagrams and labeling of such.
  • Troubleshoots and maintains R/F communication system for Distribution Center.
  • Programs all phones for additions moves and changes in building.
  • Programs all information to security system-time zones, access levels, personnel pictures, and data for employee ID badge.
  • Coordinates moves with employees to ensure all go smoothly.
  • Work safely following all company safety procedures and using all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for the job being performed.

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics and estimate materials for a job.
  • Computer programming ability.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Ability to operate snow removal equipment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently.
  • Willingness to perform duties safely.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Strong PC skills with knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook).
  • Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent with six to twelve months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CPH offers a generous benefit package that can be tailored to your specific needs and well-being.

  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Tax-advantaged Savings and Spending Accounts.
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death, Survivor Death benefits, and Disability Income Protection
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy and Holiday Pay, as well as paid Parental Leave, Christian Mission Trips, and Jury Duty.
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings option with a company match contribution and company contributions to a Pension Plan.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for advanced degrees for yourself and for your children attending a LCMS elementary or high school.
  • Hybrid work environment.
  • A chance to work in a family-friendly environment.

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Programmer/Analyst

Full-time

This position performs development, production and maintenance support for all mission-critical business systems, internally developed systems, and the automation and monitoring systems.

The essential functions of this position are as follows:

  • Assist in design and development efforts of new internal software applications, adaptations, and updates to existing software to meet business and technology needs.
  • Perform deployments as directed of internal and third-party applications and updates to maintain software concurrency.
  • Investigating and resolving bugs and other software errors.
  • Provide ideas and collaboration to development discussions to identify, collaborate, create, and document beneficial improvements to the various systems that are acceptable to customers and users, improve system performance, and maintain system integrity for future upgrades.
  • Provide end user support as needs arise.
  • Through personal research and formalized education / training, maintain knowledge of programming industry trends, techniques and technologies.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Conversant with database applications.
  • Development experience in Microsoft frameworks and languages (e.g. VB, C#, Entity Framework, .NET, NET Core)
  • Development experience with MVC web applications.
  • SQL (Structured Query Language), both MS Access and SQL Server versions
  • Relational database design and normalization using MS Access or SQL Server
  • Preferred: Working knowledge in Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, and AL language extensions
  • Preferred: Knowledge in developing for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Three years of experience in a comparable position. Broad knowledge of microcomputers, LAN's, Internet and office productivity tools.Three years development experience using Microsoft development frameworks, tools. Relevant experience with SQL database systems. Thorough understanding of relational database design concepts. Preferred three or more years of experience with .NET Framework, .NET Core Framework, C# development, SQL (Structured Query Language), and RDLC.

CPH is mission-focused, customer-driven, and exists for the purpose of providing Christian resources that meet the needs of its customers today and in the future. CPH has been certified as a Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute, is a winner of the Missouri Quality Award, and the National Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award. CPH offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package featuring medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision care benefits; disability and survivor benefits; accidental death insurance; and a company provided retirement plan and an optional 403(b) retirement plan featuring a company match. Many other benefits are provided to CPH employees including free parking, business casual dress code, tuition reimbursement, and a friendly, team-oriented work environment with a management culture that solicits and recognizes employees for their ideas on opportunities to continually improve the company and our service to customers. We are looking for the best candidates to share in our vision.

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"As a church worker, I love being a part of an organization that has ministry at the heart of its mission. I feel blessed that my calling is to serve and support those who are actively sharing the Gospel in their own vocations throughout the world."

— Lisa Clark, Senior Editor, Curriculum

Lisa Clark, Senior Editor, Curriculum

"I’ve been with CPH for more than 20 years now. We are truly a family, sharing in one another’s joys and providing encouragement and help. Through every hill and valley, the one thing that remains the same is our care for one another and our commitment to sharing the Word of God."

— Laura Lane, Managing Editor

Laura Lane, Managing Editor

"CPH has given me so much more than just a place to work—it has become a place I look forward to going to every day. The people here quickly felt like family, and the new things we are working toward are inspirational."

— Erica Sontag, Senior PR Specialist

Erica Sontag, Senior PR Specialist

"It has been a privilege and a blessing working at Concordia Publishing House for the last 14 years. CPH is a great place to grow and develop both professionally and personally, while having a direct impact on churches and the communities they serve."

— Jeremy Roegner, Senior Manager, IT

Jeremy Roegner, Senior Manager, IT

"CPH has been my dream job for 32 years. I love reading the Scriptures as I help shape publications that proclaim the saving Gospel of Jesus Christ. I work with talented colleagues in a supportive environment as we contribute to the church’s worldwide mission."

— Christopher Mitchell, Editor

Christopher Mitchell, Editor

"What a blessing it is to be a designer at CPH. To know that all of the creative work we put into books, websites, videos, and anything design works on will make a huge impact in sharing the Gospel across the world is truly humbling. Soli Deo Gloria!"

— Alex Ha, Director, Design

Alex Ha, Director, Design

"Six years ago, God called me to work at His publishing house, Concordia. He has gathered an amazing family of dedicated brothers and sisters all across this organization who genuinely care about each other, and who share their amazing talents to provide resources for His Church to make disciples of all nations."

— Wayne Palmer, Acting Senior Manager, Editorial

Wayne Palmer, Acting Senior Manager, Editorial

Life at CPH

$8,100

donated in 2021 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 2021

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.

Internship Opportunities

"God has given me so much through my time here at CPH. From forming lasting relationships with the editorial staff and other interns, to working on various projects in truly meaningful ways, I have learned a lot about what it means to collaborate as a part of a Christ-centered industry that is focused on sharing the Gospel."

— Harrison Hulse, Editorial

Harrison Hulse

"I have learned so much about publishing and myself during this internship. The people here are amazing, the work is fulfilling, and the environment is uplifting. I’ve truly enjoyed my experiences as they prepared me for my future career and calling. I can honestly recommend CPH to anyone looking for an inspiring workplace."

— Becks Beasley, Marketing

Becks Beasley, Publicity

"The internship beautifully intertwined my passions for writing and serving the Church. I was thrilled to work alongside generous and knowledgeable people who infused the daily experience with joy. I was engaged in purposeful, Gospel-centered tasks that sharpened my abilities and illuminated future possibilities."

— Melody Lipke, Marketing

Melody Lipke, Marketing

"Doing an internship here was so much better than what I could have ever hoped for. The people here are amazing and so kind. Everyone here trusts each other, but, more importantly, they all trust God. You truly can't find a better work environment anywhere else!"

— Brinn Miller, Curriculum

Brinn Miller, Curriculum

"It was a joy to get to spend my summer with a team of people who were all working toward the same goal of spreading the Gospel message to all people. Getting to work with authors, promote CPH materials on social media, and write Sunday School lesson plans were all highlights of my time at CPH. All glory to God!"

— Hannah Eatherton, Public Relations

Hannah Eatherton, Public Relations

"I am so thankful to CPH for providing me with an invaluable learning experience during my time here as a Social Media Content Creator. It has been a pleasure to work with the staff, as well as having the amazing opportunity to meet so many great new people. I have gained so much practical knowledge about the corporate film industry as well as life skills that I will take with me!"

— Triston Scales, Concordia Technology Solutions

Triston Scales, Concordia Technology Solutions

Summer Internship Program 2023

Applications due by February 1, 2023.

Copywriting Intern

Full-time, temporary (Summer 2023)

Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is seeking a Copywriting Intern in our Marketing Department. This intern will be responsible for writing promotional copy for marketing campaigns, including content blogs, emails, landing pages, product descriptions, and print ads, as well as other marketing assignments. The candidate should understand the needs of the church and be able to create content that meets LCMS doctrinal standards.

Specific duties include:

  • Write clear, concise, engaging, and accurate copy for optimal user experience and measurable results.
  • Work inter-departmentally with Marketing, Corporate Communications, Design, and Editorial to gather information, generate ideas, and gain consensus.
  • Write copy that is optimized for search engines.
  • Ensure consistency in terminology, voice, style, and messaging.

Qualifications:

  • Coursework or major in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience with Adobe tools is highly desired, especially InDesign/InCopy.
  • Completion of Junior year of study at the time of the internship, but still having full-time undergraduate status.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Ability to incorporate outside opinions into copy, make revisions based on iterative feedback, and accept and provide constructive feedback.
  • Strong editing/proofreading skills, problem-solving, and strategic thinking.
  • Active membership in a LCMS congregation.
  • Active involvement in campus life.
Interns will be paid at a rate of $15.00 per hour. Students from outside the St. Louis area will receive a housing allowance in the amount of $125.00 per week.

To apply:

  • Submit an online application at www.cph.org and upload a curriculum vitae or resume as part of the online application process.
  • Submit one or more letters of recommendation from professors to CPH. Letters of reference should be sent to cphresume@cph.org.
Applications, resumes and letters of recommendation will be accepted until February 1, 2023.

CPH is mission-focused, customer-driven, and exists to provide Christian resources that meet the needs of its customers today and in the future. CPH has been certified as a Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute and is a winner of the Missouri Quality Award and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. CPH offers competitive pay and a friendly, team-oriented work environment. Our management culture solicits and recognizes employees for their ideas on opportunities to continually improve the company and our service to customers. We are looking for the best candidates to share in our vision.

Apply Now

Editorial Intern (Curriculum Resources)

Full-time, temporary (Summer 2023)

Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is seeking a Curriculum Resources intern in our Editorial Department. The intern will assist editors with manuscript preparation, resource planning and development, research, and cataloging previous curriculum assets.

Specific duties include:

  • Write content for the development of new CPH curriculum.
  • Review and correct curriculum to ensure grammatical, doctrinal, and educational integrity.
  • Assist with developmental learning objectives for various ages.
  • Assist with organizing curriculum assets.
  • Other work to support the curriculum editorial team as time allows.

Qualifications:

  • Major in Education (Language Arts, Theology, or related field).
  • Pursuing a Lutheran Teacher Diploma or similar.
  • Strong writing skills with proficiency in Word and Adobe tools.
  • Completion of Junior year of study at the time of the internship, but still having full-time undergraduate status.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Active membership in a LCMS congregation.
  • Active involvement in campus life.
Interns will be paid at a rate of $15.00 per hour. Students from outside the St. Louis area will receive a housing allowance in the amount of $125.00 per week.

To apply:

  • Submit an online application at www.cph.org and upload a curriculum vitae or resume as part of the online application process.
  • Submit one or more letters of recommendation from professors to CPH. Letters of reference should be sent to cphresume@cph.org.
Applications, resumes and letters of recommendation will be accepted until February 1, 2023.

CPH is mission-focused, customer-driven, and exists to provide Christian resources that meet the needs of its customers today and in the future. CPH has been certified as a Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute and is a winner of the Missouri Quality Award and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. CPH offers competitive pay and a friendly, team-oriented work environment. Our management culture solicits and recognizes employees for their ideas on opportunities to continually improve the company and our service to customers. We are looking for the best candidates to share in our vision.

Apply Now

Editorial Intern (Manuscript Development)

Full-time, temporary (Summer 2023)

Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is seeking an Editorial Intern in our Editorial Department. The intern will research, compile, and create content for editorial projects, including Bibles, Bible studies, congregational resources, adult spirituality, and academic books.

Specific duties include:

  • Participate in content creation for books and Bible studies.
  • Research and typeset content.
  • Format and style manuscripts using MS Word and InDesign according to guidelines and templates provided by editors.
  • Fact check material and copyedit.
  • Research and compile data in spreadsheets.
  • Collect and organize manuscripts.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with both Mac and PC computer systems (required)
  • Knowledge of MS Word templates and paragraph styles (required)
  • Knowledge of Lutheran doctrine and culture (required)
  • Experience studying Lutheran theology and creating doctrinal resources (required)
  • Experience with InDesign/InCopy (desired)
Interns will be paid at a rate of $15.00 per hour. Students from outside the St. Louis area will receive a housing allowance in the amount of $125.00 per week.

To apply:

  • Submit an online application at www.cph.org and upload a curriculum vitae or resume as part of the online application process.
  • Submit one or more letters of recommendation from professors to CPH. Letters of reference should be sent to cphresume@cph.org.
Applications, resumes and letters of recommendation will be accepted until February 1, 2023.

CPH is mission-focused, customer-driven, and exists to provide Christian resources that meet the needs of its customers today and in the future. CPH has been certified as a Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute and is a winner of the Missouri Quality Award and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. CPH offers competitive pay and a friendly, team-oriented work environment. Our management culture solicits and recognizes employees for their ideas on opportunities to continually improve the company and our service to customers. We are looking for the best candidates to share in our vision.

Apply Now

Marketing Content Intern

Full-time, temporary (Summer 2023)

Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is seeking a Marketing Content Intern in our Marketing Department. This intern will be responsible for creating compelling, customer-focused content for the web and email marketing campaigns, as well as other marketing assignments. The candidate should understand the needs of the church and be able to create content that meets LCMS doctrinal standards.

Specific duties include:

  • Plans and develops engaging content marketing assets that optimize user experience through measurable results.
  • Works with Marketing, Design, and Editorial to gather information and generate ideas for marketing efforts.
  • Measures and analyzes the effectiveness of marketing initiatives to make recommendations for improvements
  • Assists with planning marketing campaigns and tactics that connect current and potential customers with CPH’s products and services
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously under strict deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • Coursework or major in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience with Adobe tools is highly desired, especially InDesign/InCopy.
  • Completion of Junior year of study at the time of the internship, but still having full-time undergraduate status.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Ability to incorporate outside opinions into copy, make revisions based on iterative feedback, and accept and provide constructive feedback.
  • Strong editing/proofreading skills, problem-solving, and strategic thinking.
  • Active membership in a LCMS congregation.
  • Active involvement in campus life.
Interns will be paid at a rate of $15.00 per hour. Students from outside the St. Louis area will receive a housing allowance in the amount of $125.00 per week.

To apply:

  • Submit an online application at www.cph.org and upload a curriculum vitae or resume as part of the online application process.
  • Submit one or more letters of recommendation from professors to CPH. Letters of reference should be sent to cphresume@cph.org.
Applications, resumes and letters of recommendation will be accepted until February 1, 2023.

CPH is mission-focused, customer-driven, and exists to provide Christian resources that meet the needs of its customers today and in the future. CPH has been certified as a Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute and is a winner of the Missouri Quality Award and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. CPH offers competitive pay and a friendly, team-oriented work environment. Our management culture solicits and recognizes employees for their ideas on opportunities to continually improve the company and our service to customers. We are looking for the best candidates to share in our vision.

Apply Now

Public Relations/Publicity Intern

Full-time, temporary (Summer 2023)

Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is seeking a Public Relations/Publicity intern for the summer of 2023. The intern will be responsible for creating compelling, customer-focused content for public relations and publicity campaigns, social media, influencer research, and other assignments to support the promotion of CPH products and services. The candidate should understand the needs of the church and be able to create content that meets LCMS doctrinal standards.

Specific duties include:

  • Working collaboratively with Marketing, Design, Editorial, and Concordia Gospel Outreach to gather information and generate ideas
  • Drafting press releases and other content to support authors, product, and corporate campaigns
  • Researching and creating target media/influencer lists
  • Identifying and pitching relevant media and influencer opportunities
  • Identify and deliver creative ways of sharing content across CPH social media channels
  • Assisting with the production and promotion of the CPH Podcast
  • Assisting with the logistics and execution of corporate and/or author events utilizing a high level of professionalism
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously under strict deadlines and meeting or exceeding internal productivity, editing, and scheduling timelines

Qualifications:

  • Coursework or major in marketing, communications, English, or journalism
  • Completion of junior year of study with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills-- strives to achieve 100% ‘right the first time’
  • A self-starter with strong organizational skills to plan work schedule and manage multiple projects
  • A curious learner and strategic thinker
  • Ability to accept and provide constructive feedback, and the ability to incorporate outside opinions into assignments
  • Active membership in a LCMS congregation.
  • Active involvement in campus life.
Interns will be paid at a rate of $15.00 per hour. Students from outside the St. Louis area will receive a housing allowance in the amount of $125.00 per week.

To apply:

  • Submit an online application at www.cph.org and upload a curriculum vitae or resume as part of the online application process.
  • Submit one or more letters of recommendation from professors to CPH. Letters of reference should be sent to cphresume@cph.org.
Applications, resumes and letters of recommendation will be accepted until February 1, 2023.

CPH is mission-focused, customer-driven, and exists to provide Christian resources that meet the needs of its customers today and in the future. CPH has been certified as a Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute and is a winner of the Missouri Quality Award and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. CPH offers competitive pay and a friendly, team-oriented work environment. Our management culture solicits and recognizes employees for their ideas on opportunities to continually improve the company and our service to customers. We are looking for the best candidates to share in our vision.

Apply Now

Video Marketing Content Intern

Full-time, temporary (Summer 2023)

Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is seeking a Video Marketing Content Intern. This intern will be responsible for creating compelling, customer-focused content for the web and email marketing campaigns, as well as other marketing assignments. The candidate should understand the needs of the church and be able to create content that meets LCMS doctrinal standards.

Specific duties include:

  • Video editing large, impactful pieces of content into microcontent for YouTube Shorts, YouTube, Facebook Reels, Facebook Watch, Facebook Stories, TikTok, and LinkedIn.
  • Assisting team in production, storyboarding, scripting, capturing, and editing of video content positioned to nurture customers along the buyer’s journey in order to increase conversion rates, revenue, and customer lifetime value (CLV).
  • Works with Marketing, Design, and Editorial to gather information and generate ideas for video marketing efforts.
  • Measures and analyzes the effectiveness of marketing videos to make recommendations for improvements
  • Assists with planning marketing video campaigns and tactics that connect current and potential customers with CPH’s products and services
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously under strict deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • Experience creating videos for social media or other digital advertising platforms.
  • Experience with video or photo editing software, such as Adobe Premier.
  • Coursework or major in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience with Adobe tools is highly desired, especially InDesign/InCopy.
  • Completion of Junior year of study at the time of the internship, but still having full-time undergraduate status.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Ability to incorporate outside opinions into copy, make revisions based on iterative feedback, and maintain a healthy sense of urgency.
  • Strong editing/proofreading skills, problem-solving, and strategic thinking.
  • Active membership in a LCMS congregation.
  • Active involvement in campus life.
Interns will be paid at a rate of $15.00 per hour. Students from outside the St. Louis area will receive a housing allowance in the amount of $125.00 per week.

To apply:

  • Submit an online application at www.cph.org and upload a curriculum vitae or resume as part of the online application process.
  • Submit one or more letters of recommendation from professors to CPH. Letters of reference should be sent to cphresume@cph.org.
Applications, resumes and letters of recommendation will be accepted until February 1, 2023.

CPH is mission-focused, customer-driven, and exists to provide Christian resources that meet the needs of its customers today and in the future. CPH has been certified as a Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute and is a winner of the Missouri Quality Award and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. CPH offers competitive pay and a friendly, team-oriented work environment. Our management culture solicits and recognizes employees for their ideas on opportunities to continually improve the company and our service to customers. We are looking for the best candidates to share in our vision.

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