35 Years: 1979–2014

Career Opportunities

At August Home Publishing Company, we believe the strength of our organization lies within the skill and talent of our employees.

August Home Publishing is always looking for talented individuals to join our company. We search for candidates with advanced knowledge and experience in one of our content areas: woodworking, home improvement, 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.

Current Openings at August Home Publishing Company

Contributing Editor, Cuisine at home

Cuisine at home magazine is looking to fill a temporary editorial position in Des Moines IA.

This position would concentrate primarily on vegetarian cuisine. The right candidate will be responsible for creating and testing recipes, researching and writing articles, and working closely with editorial and art staff to produce photography and magazine layouts. In addition the right candidate will have a passion for food and developing recipes, plus proven writing skills, experience in publishing, culinary knowledge, and experience with InDesign. A degree in nutrition or accreditation as a Registered Dietitian is desirable but not required.

Send a cover letter and resume to August Home Publishing Human Resources, 2200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines IA 50312 or apply online.

Contributing Graphic Designer, Cuisine at home

Cuisine at home magazine is looking for a temporary graphic designer.

This position will consist of page layout, direction of food photography and a variety of other aspects of the creative process. The ideal candidate will have a degree in graphic design and a minimum of 1-3 years of experience. Must be familiar with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign templates and style sheets, Photoshop and Illustrator. An interest in food and cooking a plus. This candidate must have the ability to work in established graphic standards.

Send a cover letter and resume to August Home Publishing Human Resources, 2200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines IA 50312 or apply online.

Part-Time Cashiers and Sales Associates, Woodsmith Store

The Woodsmith Store has an immediate opening for part-time Cashiers and Sales Associates. We are looking for friendly, helpful people with a flexible schedule to work weekdays and weekend shifts. Previous retail experience is a plus. The ideal candidates will possess excellent customer service skills, good attention to detail, good work ethic, phone skills, and have computer and/or cash register knowledge. The store hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 – 7:00, Saturday 9:00 – 5:00, and Sunday 11:00 – 4:00.

To apply, fill out an application at the Woodsmith Store, 10320 Hickman Road in Clive or online at www.augusthome.com

August Home Publishing is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, fill out an application at the Woodsmith Store, 10320 Hickman Road in Clive or apply online.


To apply, send a cover letter and resumé to August Home Publishing c/o Human Resources, 2200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines IA 50312, or apply online.

All positions are located in Des Moines, Iowa.

August Home Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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