Active Interest Media

Thank you for visiting AugustHome.com. The assets of August Home Publishing Company were purchased by Active Interest Media in 2015. The Des Moines office is now the Creative Home Group. Visit the AIM website or see our career opportunities below.


At Active Interest Media, we believe the strength of our organization lies within the skill and talent of our employees.

The Creative Home group at Active Interest Media is always looking for talented individuals to join the team. We search for candidates with advanced knowledge and experience in one of our content areas: woodworking, gardening, and cooking. If you are a spirited and enthusiastic chef, gardener, DIY'er, or woodworker, and think you'd enjoy working for one of our magazines, we want to hear from you. While writing experience is important, we will consider candidates who do not have a writing background for editorial positions.

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Current Openings at the Creative Home Group

Woodsmith Magazine -- Shop Craftsman, Woodsmith

Woodsmith Magazine is looking for a Shop Craftsman to build woodworking projects and jigs, as well as photo props. This is a full-time, inhouse position located in Des Moines, IA. Additionally, the person in this position will work closely with the Woodsmith editorial staff and Project Designers, as well as maintaining the woodworking shop.

The ideal candidate will be highly skilled in all aspects of woodworking as well as experienced in the use and maintenance of all woodworking tools and equipment. Knowledge of OSHA safety standards a plus.

Send a cover letter and resume to Active Interest Media Human Resources, 2143 Grand Avenue, Des Moines IA 50312 or apply online.


To apply, send a cover letter and resumé to Active Interest Media c/o Human Resources, 2143 Grand Avenue, Des Moines IA 50312, or apply online.

All positions are located in Des Moines, Iowa.

Active Interest Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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