Assistant Editor

Lessiter Media

About Us:

Lessiter Media is an established and growing 40-year-old niche media company serving the equine and agricultural industries with our digital, print and event platforms. We are viewed by the industries we serve as trusted market leaders and are a multi-award winner for outstanding journalism for American Farriers Journal in the equine market, Farm Equipment, Ag Equipment Intelligence, Rural Lifestyle Dealer, No-Till Farmer, Conservation Tillage Guide, Dryland No-Tiller, Strip-Till Farmer, Precision Farming Dealer and Farm Catalog in the agricultural market. In addition, we host these industry-leading in-person events: International Hoof-Care Summit, National No-Tillage Conference, National Strip-Till Conference, Precision Farming Dealer Summit and Dealership Minds Summit.

Position Details

Assistant Editor
Southeast Wisconsin
Brookfield, WI

This position has multiple responsibilities, which include developing and producing print and online content for Lessiter Media trade publications. The Assistant Editor will help in editorial planning and execution, including working with other staff and freelancers to determine feature story topics, assignments and deadlines. This person will coordinate production of both print and online content, including writing, editing and ensuring quality standards and deadlines are consistently met. This is an ideal position for the candidate who wants to learn and work with content across media types.

Help in planning and scheduling high-quality feature stories, departments, columns and other editorial items for print and online. Collaboration with multiple departments for development and production of diverse editorial content. This position requires a flexible, adaptable attitude, with the ability to learn, understand and simplify technical and business information for niche audiences. Periodic travel is a requirement.


  • College degree in journalism or related field.
  • Strong understanding of professional publishing business.
  • Stellar grammar and spelling skills.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Asana a plus.
  • Experienced with social networking, content management systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required, both written and oral.
  • Fast learner, extremely meticulous, independent and self-directed.

Competitive compensation package, benefits include health, dental, 401K match & annual profit sharing.

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