Meet the Teams
See where your talents and skills fit, and help make Highlights an awesome place to work!
Retail Book Sales
This team works with distribution and retail partners to make Highlights Press and Highlights Learning books available at Amazon, Target, Barnes & Noble, independent bookstores and more
Retail Marketing, Strategic Partnerships & Licensing
This team drives brand awareness through in-store marketing and merchandising, partnerships with value-aligned brands and licensed products.
Digital Marketing & Digital Product Management
These partner teams work together to optimize our digital marketing and site merchandising to ensure an integrated and frictionless consumer experience across the Highlights brand.
With these folks, things just get done! They meet the needs of Highlights families by providing superior customer service, and promote the success of the business by procuring and distributing products to drive growth, minimize costs and maintain operational flexibility.
Mastering the art of storytelling, our creative team brings the fun of Highlights to life through marketing design, tone and voice. Writers, designers, directors and project managers collaborate with fellow teams to communicate how Highlights empowers kids and families to imagine, grow and do great things together.
Our legal team guides the Highlights mission by keeping a pulse on policy, advising on contracts, protecting our intellectual property, ensuring compliance and providing counsel for the overall business.
Global Content Licensing
This team works to broaden the mission of Highlights by creating licensing agreements with global partners who share our values. The wide use of this content extends our reach in helping foster Curious, Creative, Caring and Confident kids around the world.
Working together to create a diverse and exciting portfolio of products, the talented and skilled editors, designers, project and production managers in the Product Development group collaborate to understand the best ways to entertain, inform, and inspire kids and families. Their insights help create Highlights products that support kids in becoming their best selves: Curious, Creative, Caring and Confident.
Merchandising & Planning
Our Merchants determine our product assortment, pricing and promotional strategies, and our Planning team ensures we have enough inventory of the right products at the right price to achieve our sales and margin plans.
Consumer Insights & Analytics
This team is fundamentally customer focused! What are our customers’ needs? How can we best serve them? These questions (and many more) are answered by this group, which delivers analysis of marketing efforts and website activity, along with hands-on consumer and user research, to understand overall business performance and gain insights needed for continuous improvement.
The IT team builds, enhances, secures and supports web sites, applications, infrastructure and networks that enable and empower our business to reach more kids. From web and enterprise systems to data engineering and system architecture, it’s an exciting time for our technology professionals to help drive transformation and innovation for our business.
Our Human Resources group ensures that we hire the right candidates for the right roles, and give them the training, compensation and workplace support needed to thrive and grow. Dedicated to developing engaged employees who are champions of change and responsive to the evolving marketplace, HR nurtures a high-performing culture where people aspire to join, desire to grow and choose to stay.
Team Finance manages the financial integrity of the company by providing timely and accurate financial information, mitigating business risk, and upholding fiduciary responsibilities. They partner with nearly every team to provide business insights and guidance that enhance Highlights' ability to grow and fulfill its mission. As our businesses grow into new products, channels and markets, Finance contributes knowledge and practices to create tools, metrics and analytical insights that will lead confident decision making. Through a continuous improvement mindset, the team seeks innovative and creative solutions, and leverages technology to optimize resources.