Publishing Catalog Specialist | Remote

Location US-TN-Nashville
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Information Technology


Lifeway is hiring a Product Specialist to join our Publishing Technologies team! In this role, you'll gather, create, and store product data in Firebrand, our title management system and ensure accurate product metadata is shared throughout corporate systems and processes. Additionally, you'll ensure that we maintain compliance with internal business rules and external industry standards, prepare and distribute reports for gathering and validating product data, and serve as a consultant to others for system use and interpretation of information.


Why Lifeway?

This is a place where you can bring your faith and work experience to join in the most important mission in the world: making disciples of Jesus Christ. Whether you’re a creator or storyteller, data guru or problem-solver, or anywhere in between, if you’re passionate about serving the church, we have a place for you. Lifeway has a strong Work from Anywhere (WFA) culture that is deeply focused on our mission and values.


While headquartered in Nashville, TN, many of our positions are remote-eligible and have autonomy and flexibility with work hours. We provide equipment and resources to ensure team members have access to a productive and ergonomic workspace. Lifeway hosts all-team meetings several times per year and provides travel for key team gatherings for remote-based team members. Full-time employees are eligible for enrollment in our comprehensive benefits plans including healthcare, vacation and sick time, holiday pay, care days, 401(k) plan, maternity and paternity leave, adoption assistance, mission trip time, and more.


This role is fully remote in the U.S with occasional travel to Nashville, TN for meetings.


As a Product Specialist you will: 

  • Create products in the title management system in a timely manner with focus on completeness and accuracy, while verifying compliance with other corporate systems, processes, and business rules
  • Assist in preparing reports for publishing teams to help with discussions and decisions and for validating and resolving gaps in product data; initiates cross-reference assignments of ISBNs, UPCs, LINs, Multi-SKUs.
  • Participate in resolution of business problems or opportunities through use of product data; recommend improved methods for data gathering, storage, and transformation processes.
  • Consult with users of product information and corporate systems as a resource for helping in effective interpretation of information and efficient use of title management system as primary source and owner of product data.
  • Be proactive in personal development and training


  • Live out Lifeway’s mission and values, showing deep commitment to Kingdom work
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems, Business, Accounting, Process Engineering, or similar
  • Outstanding business, organizational, and analytical skills; capable of managing high volume of detailed data with accuracy
  • Knowledge of print and digital publishing production processes and work-flows
  • Experience with title or product data systems, such as Firebrand, Oracle, Alliant, or similar
  • Strong computer skills Microsoft Office 365, Excel, Adobe and database applications
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills


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