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Administrative Assistant

Zaner-Bloser is an educational curricula and digital resources provider in language arts/literacy. Our flexible, customizable solutions support educators in their mission to help students learn. We provide distinctive and effective educational products and services to inspire all students to become lifelong learners and partner with educators to improve results in the classroom. With an ever-growing number of digital technologies and evolving research shaping the education landscape, Zaner-Bloser is committed to meeting schools’ needs today and in the future. As a Highlights Company, Zaner-Bloser is driven to always do what's right for children and to strive to make a significant contribution to their education.

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Sales and Marketing group on a day-to-day basis to enable staff and the leadership team to achieve business objectives.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform administrative duties for the Sales and Marketing departments.
  • Prepare reports, meeting minutes and correspondence.
  • Create and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Manage schedules/calendars, arrange appointments and itineraries.
  • Coordinate meetings, travel, conference calls, and complete expense reports.
  • Remain knowledgeable of business unit policies.
  • Serve as back-up to front-desk receptionist.
  • Arrange meal and/or event catering as requested by leadership or as delegated by Executive Assistant.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One+ years experience working in an office environment
  • Experience supporting professional staff preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills preferred
  • Strong attention to detail, planning and organization skills required
  • Team oriented with strong interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to keep information confidential
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Zaner-Bloser, a Highlights Company, is a mission driven organization.  We help children become their best selves by publishing content and creating experiences that engage, delight, and foster joyful learning. Through the work we do and as an inclusive corporate community, we are dedicated to cultivating our best selves in our workplace. We aim to hire talent that strives for excellence while doing the work they love, by enhancing the lives of kids and families.  We come together with a common purpose because, we believe children are the world's most important people. 

Position is located at Zaner-Bloser business headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. Please apply online:

Zaner-Bloser is an EEO/ Affirmative Action Employer.


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