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

Editor, Woodsmith

Woodsmith Magazine is looking for a Woodworking Editor to join the staff.

This in-house position is located in Des Moines, Iowa.

Responsibilities include: researching, organizing, writing and editing high-quality, original copy; proofreading and editing own copy and that of other editors as requested; and gathering tools and supplies to test woodworking tips, techniques, and tools to be reviewed in the magazine.

The ideal candidate will possess a passion for woodworking and enthusiasm to do whatever it takes to produce a quality magazine along with special interest books, how-to-videos, web sites, email newsletters, and more! Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Microsoft Word preferred. Previous magazine experience is a plus.

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.

Photographer, Cuisine at home

Cuisine at home magazine is looking for a full-time, in-house photographer who also has some experience with or interest in learning how to shoot video.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in digital photography. Must have an enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work closely with creative art directors, photo stylists and editors in a team effort. Experience with food photography is required. Proficiency with PhotoShop and CaptureOne (or similar processing software) required. Casual, yet professional work environment. Excellent benefits.

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