Working for Highlights

Working for Highlights

For the various employment opportunities available at Highlights, and for a list of benefits, click here. Available positions are listed below and are updated weekly.

Full-stack Developer

Full-stack Developer
Zaner-Bloser, Columbus, OH

The Full Stack Developer is an expert client‐side developer with experience across the full web stack. They will build awesome user experiences for teachers and students.

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Sr. Analyst

Sr. Analyst
Highlights for Children, Columbus, OH

The Consumer Insights team delivers actionable information about our customers and their experience with our products and services to support our Marketing, Editorial, and Operations teams. We use a full range of marketing analytics techniques from database analysis and reporting to market research to predictive modeling. We are searching for a dynamic individual to join our team who has passion for the voice of consumers / customers and has a natural curiosity to learn and develop with us.

The Consumer Insights Sr. Analyst is responsible for designing and conducting database reporting, analysis, and market research activities to support customer, product and market level information needs. Successful candidates will be a subject matter expert in at least one area of marketing analytics with a desire to grow and expand their skills in other areas of marketing analytics. This role will develop to use a mix of market research and data analysis skills in their daily work, and will oversee vendors executing research, analysis and modeling activities.

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Total Rewards Manager (Compensation and Benefits)

Total Rewards Manager (Compensation and Benefits)
Highlights for Children, Columbus, OH

The Manager, Total Rewards is the subject matter expert in the design, development and implementation of all compensation, benefits, HRIS and payroll functions for the Highlights Family of Companies. This position makes recommendations to ensure the total rewards package is supportive of the company’s overall business goals, is legally compliant, and competitive in order to attract, retain and engage talented employees.

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Sr. Marketing Associate, Strategic Partnerships

Sr. Marketing Associate, Strategic Partnerships
Highlights for Children, Columbus, OH

The Senior Marketing Associate is responsible for the planning, communication and project management of projects, contracts, promotions and other initiatives for Highlights for Children strategic partnerships. This individual collaborates and coordinates projects, programs and activities across multiple internal teams including Operations, Creative Services, e-Commerce, Information Technology and Analytics.

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CRM Analyst and Developer

CRM Analyst and Developer
Zaner-Bloser, Columbus, OH

The CRM Analyst and Developer is a highly skilled developer and problem solver, who supports our CRM and business systems in process analysis, customization, application development, system integration and training and support.

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Manager, Data Solutions and Architecture

Manager, Data Solutions and Architecture
Highlights for Children, Columbus, OH

Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Systems & Applications, the Manager of Data Solutions and Architecture works with business areas to understand current and future information needs to run and continuously improve the business. This individual oversees and ensures best practices for hybrid architectural patterns and data interfaces using a mix of relational data sources and vendor-managed data technologies.

The Manager of Data Solutions and Architecture will provide technical leadership and consulting across the organization and will gain company-wide commitment for ensuring that appropriate data is accessed and used most efficiently and effectively across all Highlights Family of Companies, thereby enabling the business to make timely and informed business decisions. This individual will partner with the business, applications, infrastructure, development and database teams to review and approve data architecture and movement including the end-to-end data lifecycle management. As a hands-on manager, the position requires overseeing and performing data analysis, forecasting, and reporting.

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Manager, Renewals & Payment Optimization

Manager, Renewals & Payment Optimization
Highlights for Children, Columbus, OH

The Manager, Renewals and Payment Optimization role is responsible for initiating and driving the improved performance of Magazine renewal efforts at the product and source levels. This role works closely with the Marketing, e-Commerce, Operations, Creative, and IT teams, as well as third party business partners, to accomplish this objective. This role will help to develop, initiate and drive strategic efforts designed to improve retention performance globally, as well as provide support for specific campaign objectives driven by Marketing. These responsibilities include management of the method and number of contacts, messaging, and the total visual presentation, and ensuring an optimal experience for our customers.

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Hospitality Coordinator – Highlights Foundation

Hospitality Coordinator – Highlights Foundation
Highlights Foundation, Honesdale, PA

The Highlights Foundation is dedicated to providing our guests with the finest farm style meals, exceptional service, and genuine hospitality at the Barn at Boyds Mills. We use the products of local growers whenever possible.

The Foundation is seeking an experienced hospitality professional to lead our team.

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Digital Marketing Manager

Digital Marketing Manager
Highlights for Children, Columbus, OH

This individual partners with and leads internal, cross-functional support teams in the creation and execution of successful marketing campaigns that drive growth and profitability. This role has P&L responsibility for digital continuity and is accountable for the financial performance of digital sources.

The Marketing Manager is responsible for the strategy and financial performance of the marketing efforts in all digital channels, including paid search, affiliate, programmatic display, social media, email, SEO, and other digital initiatives. The primary responsibilities of this position include managing existing and proposing new marketing strategies and recommendations for business optimization, driving both customer acquisition and retention. This includes driving offer, pricing, audience and product mix, setting the budget and marketing spend guidelines for each channel, setting the guidelines for testing strategies and test design, and approving promotional schedules/calendars as laid out by the E-Commerce team.

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Editorial Intern

Editorial Intern
Highlights for Children, Honesdale, PA

Highlights for Children, a family media brand that has been nurturing children with high-quality, innovative products for more than 65 years, reaches more than two million children every month throughout the world. Our wide variety of “Fun with a Purpose” magazines and books are dedicated to helping children become their best selves—creative, curious, caring, and confident.

We have an immediate opening for an Editorial Intern. The position is a one-year paid internship with medical benefits and a retirement-program opportunity.

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Vice President- Magazine Group Editorial

Vice President- Magazine Group Editorial
Highlights for Children, Honesdale, PA

Highlights for Children, a family media brand that has been nurturing children with excellent, wholesome, and innovative products for more than 65 years, reaches over two million children every month throughout the world. Our wide variety of “Fun with a Purpose” magazines and books are dedicated to helping children become their best selves—creative, curious, caring, and confident.

Highlights for Children is seeking an experienced Vice President – Magazine Group Editorial, to oversee the strategy, editorial development, and growth of the Highlights magazine group, including current domestic titles, International editions, special newsstand publications, and any new magazines—both print and digital.

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Foundation Interns

Foundation Interns
Highlights Foundation, Honesdale, PA

For thirty years, the Highlights Foundation has been fulfilling its mission of improving the quality of children’s literature by helping authors and illustrators hone their craft. The Foundation holds workshops and retreats at our conference center in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. This property is the former home of the Founders of Highlights for Children, and is located near the Highlights office in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

Each year, we offer more than three dozen workshops covering a wide range of topics and offering encouragement for both beginning and published authors and illustrators. Workshops are led by children’s publishing professionals: editors, authors, art directors, publishers, agents, academics and others who are there to help participants realize their creative goals.

The Highlights Foundation currently seeks several Foundation Interns with strong interests in marketing, hospitality, and/or culinary skills. These are a short-term roles based in Honesdale and at Boyds Mills where the workshops are held.

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