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Job TitlePresident and CEO
OrganizationConcordia Publishing House
ContactHuman Resources
Address3558 S Jefferson Ave
LocationSaint Louis, Missouri 63118
Position Overview-Concordia Publishing House, St. Louis, MO, seeks applicants and nominations for the office of President & Chief Executive Officer to guide and direct the fulfillment of its responsibilities as the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

The President & Chief Executive Officer of Concordia Publishing House is responsible for implementing CPH’s Mission Statement, which states that Concordia “exists for the purposes of strengthening and aiding member congregations in their proclamation of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ and working in partnership with the agencies and congregations of the Synod to provide publishing services. On their behalf, Concordia Publishing House will develop, produce, market, and distribute products and services that are faithful to the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions and which will effectively serve such proclamation to people throughout the world.”

The basic functions of the President and CEO are:
● To serve as the chief executive officer of the corporation with all the responsibility, accountability, and authority for the management of all aspects of the company to ensure, over a continuing period, the maximum attainment of the corporate mission.
● To develop and maintain a highly functional, professional, and accountable organizational structure and employ competent executive personnel.
● To formulate, with the Board of Directors, fundamental company policies.
● To ensure highly moral, ethical, and professional Christian standards throughout the company.

To be considered for this position, applicants or nominees:
● Must be a member in good standing of an LCMS congregation.
● Must be committed to the Holy Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions.
● Must be supportive of Synod’s Constitution, Bylaws, and policies.
● Must have the administrative skills to lead CPH into the future.
● Must possess the skills to develop collaborative relationships with agencies of the Synod in order to position CPH as the agencies’ default option for publishing and information delivery services.
● Should have a minimum of a master’s degree or its equivalent.
● Should have significant administrative leadership experience in church and/or business.

To apply for this position or to nominate a candidate for consideration please go to The deadline to apply for this position is August 20, 2021. The deadline for submitting nominations is July 31, 2021.


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