Concordia Publishing House

Concordia Publishing House
 

Careers & Internships

"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, Curriculum

Lisa, Copyediting


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

Associate Marketing Manager

Full-time

Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is seeking an Associate Marketing Manager to join our team of highly talented individuals. This position will proactively provide high-quality execution of strategic marketing campaigns to meet business plan objectives and financial sustainability.

Specific duties include:

  • Executing marketing campaign tactics across multiple channels, identifying and targeting core audiences for each stage in the customer journey.
  • Implementing annual business plan to achieve results daily including sales, costs, inventory, budgets, and missional impact.
  • Executing social media tactics, organic and paid, posting content, responding to comments, and processing all payments.
  • Submitting new items, price changes, promo and tracking codes, and updates for all new product and promotional campaigns, and discussing offerings with customers.
  • Coordinating paid search campaigns (keyword, display, and video), analyzing and optimizing efforts, and processing all payments.
  • Creating and managing registration for marketing, training, and product demonstration webinars and seminars, and addressing all customer billings and inquiries as needed
  • Preparing presentation of internal marketing communications for webinars, workshops, meetings, customer service and sales team training and other forums.
  • May attend conferences/workshops as needed, and other responsibilities as assigned

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

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years of related marketing or business experience. A strong knowledge and affinity with the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) is preferred.
  • Must be skilled in campaign tactic execution, inbound marketing, content development, digital marketing, social media, event management, ecommerce merchandising, customer service, and Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Experience with paid searches, public speaking, video production, and product development are strongly preferred.

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Data Integration Analyst

Full-time

Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), is seeking a Data Integration Analyst to join our team of highly talented individuals. This position plays a critical role in the validating of data used for marketing and sales decisions, setting up critical integrations among different systems, automating workflows, analyzing the success of marketing campaigns, and providing consultation and training to empower the rest of the team to effectively use marketing technology.

Specific duties include:

  • Analyzing and evaluating marketing campaign data and communicating overall performance of channels, assets, conversions, leads, pipeline, and strategies to team members and management based on findings.
  • Proactively questioning and searching for insights on customer behavior aligned to customer marketing campaigns and presenting data-driven recommendations and strategies to team members and management based on findings.
  • Maintaining marketing CRM database, ensuring customer data integrity and successful exports from the ERP system by regularly reviewing, updating, and improving customer contact and organization data.
  • Maintaining marketing automation communication workflow and integrations between marketing, sales, and ERP software to send the right communication, at the right time, based on customer behavior, actions, and journey stage.
  • Collaborating with various internal partners and contributing to the efforts of building and maintaining a comprehensive campaign reporting and tracking strategy.
  • Implementing tracking codes and systems or IT configurations as needed.
  • Training marketing and ecommerce staff in emerging marketing technology, and utilizing marketing tools to improve processes, systems, and solutions.
  • Working with vendors to execute the technical implementation of software integrations.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, mathematics, statistics, information technology, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience with data analysis, database management, and expert skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Prefer 1-2 years' experience with marketing automation (HubSpot, i.e.), Web Analytics, CRM software, and/or Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Experience with Ecommerce, Marketing Automation, Sales Forecasting, Paid Search, Search Engine Optimization, Inbound Marketing, Account-Based Marketing, Social Media Advertising is desirable.
  • An eye for detail and commitment to accuracy.
  • Knowledge of the Christian church is required, knowledge of the LCMS is preferred.

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Marketing Manager

Full-time

Concordia Publishing House (CPH) is seeking a Marketing Manager to join our team of highly talented individuals. This position will have responsibility for tactically developing, planning, and executing creative, comprehensive marketing campaigns focused on increasing product discoverability, connecting customers to products and services, and positively influencing customers with the mission of CPH while meeting business plan objectives and maintaining financial sustainability.

Specific duties include:

  • Develops, creates, and executes annual business plan to achieve results including sales, costs, inventory, budgets, and missional impact.
  • Creates and executes marketing campaigns across multiple channels, identifying and targeting core audiences for each stage in the customer journey.
  • Assists in planning future product opportunities and updates through analysis of target consumer research, market trends, and competition to strengthen the mission and sustainability.
  • Plans, measures, and creates new opportunities for products to be discovered and used through comprehensive campaigns built on new and existing channels and mediums.
  • Reviews and responds to feedback in a timely and professional manner, building and nurturing relationships with current and prospective customers.
  • Leads collaboratively to create impactful, result-driven marketing campaigns.
  • Cultivates, nurtures, and maintains relationships with internal and external partners.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or a related field.
  • Five years of related marketing or business experience including campaign planning and execution. A strong knowledge and affinity with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) is preferred, including knowledge of CPH products, their features and benefits.
  • Must be skilled in promotional writing, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), paid searches, Search Engine Optimization, inbound marketing, public speaking, social media, video concepting, ecommerce, and managing budgets.

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Order Picker/Packer

Part-time

The Order Picker/Packer is responsible for accurately picking and packing product to fill orders in CPH's Distribution Center. The Order Picker/Packer is responsible for order accuracy and product quality, as well as packing the order for safe shipment and delivery of undamaged product to the customer.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • strong attention to detail
  • comfortable using technology
  • able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • able to stand/walk for extended periods of time
  • prior experience working in a warehouse environment or using material handling equipment is preferred.

The schedule can be flexible with hours available between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Life at CPH

$11,130

donated in 2017 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 2018

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

"Working with such creative and faithful people gave me a deeper understanding of the joy found in ministry. I am confident that my spiritual growth and the connections I made prepared me for a strong future in serving the Church."

— April, Curriculum Resources Intern

April, Curriculum Resources Intern

"The atmosphere at CPH was really open and friendly. People at CPH genuinely care about you and want to make sure you learn the skills you need to succeed in your future career. I learned many valuable skills that I will take with me."

— Audrey, Church Supplies Intern

Audrey, Church Supplies Intern

"CPH's internship provided an insight to how hard people work to equip the Church with quality products and materials. God blessed me this summer by allowing me to interact with those people and products."

— Jacob, Book Production Intern

Jacob, Book Production Intern

"I've always loved CPH VBS, but being the VBS intern made me love it even more and in a new way. It was so rewarding to help create for the future and know that God will work through what we did!"

— Jayme, VBS Intern

Rachel, Marketing, Worship Resources Intern

"Growing up in the Lutheran school system I have always wanted to serve the church, and in CPH I found a place where I can do that while still utilizing the talents God gave me."

— Katie, Marketing Intern

Katie, Marketing Intern

"As an intern at CPH, I was stretched to learn new skills, to serve the Church, and to grow in my faith. Each project equipped me to be successful in my career and continually be grounded in faith."

— Adele, Marketing Intern

Adele, Marketing Intern

"I learned so much about handling tough situations, the effort behind a 'simple' social media post, and finding my writing voice. This experience enriched the information I learned in school and gave me new perspectives to consider."

— Emily, Public Relations/Publicity Intern

Emily, Public Relations/Publicity 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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